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How to catch a DJI Mavic 2 in between the famous Corryvreckan whirlpools and standing waves?

How to catch a DJI Mavic 2 in between the famous Corryvreckan whirlpools and standing waves?

How to catch a DJI Mavic 2 in between the famous Corryvreckan whirlpools and standing waves? Simple. You use a net. Check out this video below that not only shows some cool drone footage but also a pretty badass boat.

How to catch a DJI Mavic 2?

Safehaven Maring too their Thunder Child II to undertake an 800nm, four-day-cruise to Scotland to visit the Gulf of Crryvreckan, which is a pretty wild and beautiful place as you’ll see in the video below.

How to catch a DJI Mavic 2 in between the famous Corryvreckan whirlpools and standing waves?

On Facebook, the good people of Safehaven Marine said:

The Corryvreckan whirlpool, or ‘Maelstrom’, as would be a more appropriate description, is formed as the tide enters the narrow stretch of water between the Islands of Jura and Scarba that is the Gulf of Corryvreckan. Here the tidal flow speeds up to 8.5kts as it is squeezed between the islands, and there it encounters a variety of underwater seabed features. On the western entrance a basalt pinnacle rises up from depths of 70m to 29m, and lying to East, directly in front of the pinnacle is a deep hole in the seabed, with a depth of 219m.

As the water flows through the gulf it falls into this hole, and then encounters the steep face of the pinnacle, causing a massive upwelling surge of water to rise to the surface. On a flood tide this surge meets swells entering the Gulf from the West, and creates standing waves that can reach heights of 9m. These ‘standing waves’ are not like normal waves as they form directly over the pinnacle, standing still and breaking heavily on the spot. Whirlpools are also formed over the pinnacle as well as throughout the Gulf, as opposing water columns sheer, and these can be up to 50m wide.

The wild waters of the Gulf of Crryvreckan can be seen in the video below that not only includes pretty cool aerial footage but also two interesting ways to catch a DJI Mavic 2 drone. One with a new and the other one while holding a pint in one hand.

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