Wednesday, August 15, 2018

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The small Cruise Ship " Corinthian " was in Crow. Sound off Watermill Bay again today seen from Deep Point ......Robin Mawer.

Tuesday, August 14, 2018

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OLD & NEW


" OLD & NEW " The Porthcressa Shelter about 30 years ago and as it is today from close to the same spot..............Robin Mawer

Monday, August 13, 2018

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The German Sail Training Ship " Alexander Von Humboldt II " still in the Roads on Monday late afternoon.........Robin Mawer.

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Sunday evening sunset from Porthlow with the German Sail Training Ship " Alexander Von Humboldt II " near Samson.............Robin Mawer

Sunday, August 12, 2018

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The German Sail Training Ship " Alexander Von Humboldt II " with the Pilot boat Pegasus, coming into the Roads this evening on her way to Ireland. She was built in 2011 replacing the
Tall Ship older Alexander von Humboldt which was a German sailing ship originally built in 1906 by the German shipyard AG Weser at Bremen as the lightship Reserve Sonderburg. She was operated throughout the North and Baltic Seas until being retired in 1986. Subsequently, she was converted into a three masted barque by the German shipyard Motorwerke Bremerhaven and was re-launched in 1988 as Alexander von Humboldt.........Robin Mawer

Friday, August 10, 2018

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A rare " Baird's Sandpiper " was found on Tresco yesterday and was still there when I got there today with some friends.........Robin Mawer

Thursday, August 09, 2018

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Porthlow at Sunset Time on Thursday evening. A lot more colour looking the other way tonight !!! ...........Robin Mawer

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" RMS Queen Mary 2 " emerging from a rain squall 20 miles SSE of Scilly at 3.405 pm. this afternoon..........Robin Mawer

Wednesday, August 08, 2018

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Sunset time from Porthlow on Wednesday evening............Robin Mawer

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A Royal Navy EOD unit & the Police getting rid of a lot of old expired distress flares at Per'wreck this evening .........Robin Mawer

Tuesday, August 07, 2018

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The 61,849 ton Holland America Line Cruise Ship " Rotterdam " 18 miles away passing Lands End today on its way to Dublin. The 1st. pic is from Mount Todden, the 2nd.pic from Deep Point . Again showing the difference of the horizon from different heights !............Robin Mawer

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The Heavy lift -.Dutch Ship " Sluisgracht " south of the Islands on her way to Baltimore USA. I noticed she had a large sailing yacht as deck cargo !!!..............Robin Mawer

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The 47.842 ton Norwegian Cruise ship " Viking Sky " 18 miles away passing Lands End today on its way to Dublin. The 1st. pic is from Mount Todden, the 2nd.pic from Deep Point . As Mount Todden is higher than Deep Point this clearly shows the different distances to the Horizon from different heights by the amount of the hull of the ship showing ! .........Robin Mawer

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The Mainland was very clear tonight from Deep Point ! The Church and the Chapel showing well at St. Just, Lands End Complex with Sennen Church behind & The Coastwatch Lookout at Gwennap Head was visible. ..............Robin Mawer

Monday, August 06, 2018

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The lovely sailing gaff ketch " Irene " arriving 2 miles at 7.45 pm.2 miles south of Deep Point this evening. ............Robin Mawer