However, it took almost an hour to sort the kit on the beach and especially to pack it. So much for a lunchtaim start - it was nearly four pm when we launched.
Gigha has that quiet calm I remember, a really peaceful place. Decided against wild camping, as there's plenty of that ahead, and opted for the small site next to the Boathouse Cafe, which sadly is only open Fri-Sun. "It's too early in the season", the owner told me.
Waiting for tea to boil, then off to Gigha Hotel for some foaming brown liquid.