Videos tagged with "offshore"
March View Loch Leven Kinross Perthshire Scotland [01:58]
Tour Scotland March video of Loch Leven on visit to Kinross, Perthshire. Roughly triangular, in shap this Scottish loch is about miles long at its longest. The town of Kinross lies at its western end. Loch Leven Castle lies on an island a short way offshore. This was a royal castle from 1257, and was stormed by William Wallace after being captured by the English. The English besieged the castle in 1301, but it was relieved before it could captured. It was visited by Robert the Bruce. The castle was held against Edward Balliol and the English in 1335. By the end of the 14th century, it had passed to the Douglases of Lochleven. Lochleven passed to the Bruces, then the Grahams, and the Montgomerys. Mary Queen of Scots was imprisoned in the castle and forced to abdicate as queen, before escaping with the help of her jailer's family.
Edda Frende Offshore Supply Ship Aberdeen Scotland [00:24]
Tour Scotland video of the Edda Frende offshore supply ship in port on visit to Aberdeen.
Sea Kayak Treasure Island -Fidra Sea Cave on foot near Edinburgh Scotland.MOV [05:51]
Island hopping in Sea Kayaks on the offshore islands near Edinburgh Scotland. Exploring sea caves by foot on Fidra Island near North Berwick. Dun Eideann Sea Kayak tours leads 6 hour paddle tours in the Firth of Forth. North Berwick can be accessed from downtown Edinburgh by rail. Film was shot during the week of the Fringe festival 2012.
Exploring the cave on Fidra Island near North Berwick Scotland.MOV [02:20]
George of dun eideann seakayaking narrates a trip exploring the sea cave on Fidra Island. The Island can be accessed by Sea Kayak from North Berwick, a scenic coastal town near Edinburgh Scotland. Many seabirds can be spotted on these offshore islands including gannets and puffins which breed in the summer months and leave by August. Bass Rock which has an amazing concentration of Gannets, can be viewed by zodiak boats from the Scottish Seabird center. Seals populate the sea caves on Bass rock.
A replica Spitfire is flown over the AECC in Aberdeen during Offshore Europe in September 2011. The pilot - Iain Hutchison - is also an extended reach drilling expert and was giving a presentation at the IESTA stand at the event.
Tags: spitfire, offshore europe, iain hutchison, iesta, merlin erd, aberdeen, aecc, scotland