Sunday, August 28, 2016

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OLD & NEW. A 1914 photo of the King Edward VII-class Battleship " HMS Dominion " in the Roads and a day present Type 23 Frigate " HMS Sutherland " also in the Roads here for the Bank Holiday " Regatta " Weekend..........Robin Mawer

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Saturday evening unset from Porthlow...........Robin Mawer

Saturday, August 27, 2016

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The Type 23 Frigate " HMS Sutherland " here in the Roads for the Bank Holiday - Regatta weekend........Robin Mawer

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The Holland America Line cruise ship " Prinsendam " leaving the Roads this afternoon bound for Dublin passing astern of " HMS Sutherland" here for the Regatta Weekend..........Robin Mawer

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Some of the Traditional Craft in today's Round The Islands Race today and some of them at St. Agnes after the finish, part of this week ends Island's Regatta........Robin Mawer

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A juvenile Dotterel on St. Agnes today..............Robin Mawer

Friday, August 26, 2016

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After sunset from  Porthlow on a very calm Friday evening............Robin Mawer 

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Some of the Traditional Sailing Craft that have arrived for this weekend's Regatta........... Robin Mawer

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Some of the Traditional Sailing Craft that have arrived for this weekend's Regatta........... Robin Mawer

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Thursday night : colour's festival in Tresco channel
Rainbow over St Mary's
Good (friday) morning GreenBay
Kindly Bernard Dathy

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Good morning from Bryher.

.OLD & NEW

 
OLD & NEW. With these Old & New photos you can see where the old row of cottages (taken by a Gibson) wasbefore being pulled down. ..........Robin Mawer

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This old French Gaff Cutter arrived today...........Robin Mawer

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The Autumn Ladies Tresses ( spiranthes spiralis ) are flowering again already !..............Robin Mawer

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Thursday aftersun from Porthlow...........Robin Mawer

Thursday, August 25, 2016

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The start this afternoon of the final race of the 2016 Redwing National Championships won by R244 "Dragon" Colin Crabb & Adam Hayler from Looe S.C. with R251 " Shag " Keith & Ned Buchanan from Scillonian S.C. a very close second place. ( last photo is the leading group towards the end of the second reach )........ Robin Mawer

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A few from this morning's first and penultimate race of the Redwing 2016 National Championships.
R244 "Dragon" Colin Crabb & Adam Hayler, the eventual Championship winners.
R251 " Shag " Keith & Ned Buchanan ( Isles of Scilly ) who finished second in the Championships only one point behind the Leader. 
R243 "Celtic Warrior" Arthur Kinver & Tasmin Kinver ( Looe S.C.)who I think were third overall . R77 "Althea Vega" Mark Underwood & Jim Beard ( Scillonian S.C.) retiring from race 5 .