Thursday, August 25, 2016

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Yesterdays non-sunset pictures.

Wednesday, August 24, 2016

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Just before and just after Wednesday evening's suset from Porthlow............Robin Mawer

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Old Grimsby from two different angles.......Robin Mawer

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This evenings Sunset from Bryher.

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Keith and Ned Buchanan in " Shag " winning race three of the Redwing National Championships, the first of today's two races. Some of the fleet on the beach after the end of the second of today's races which Keith and Ned won as well.............Robin Mawer

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Sunset last night and sunrise this morning from Bryher

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On tonight's " Sapphire " sharking trip five miles south of the Islands.
This eight foot long c150lb. Blue Shark was landed tagged and released. Possibly a record size for the " Sapphire "........Robin Mawer

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On tonight's " Sapphire " sharking trip five miles south of the Islands this Spur Dogfish was caught. A member of the Shark family' it has green spots a green eye and is named after the sharp spur on the front of the rear dorsal fin.........Robin Mawer

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The sail training Gaff Ketch " Irene " anchored near Samson today........Robin Mawer

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Sunset time from " Sapphire " about five miles south of the Islands tonight.................Robin Mawer

Tuesday, August 23, 2016

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Green little singer seen near the church
Four red sails in the Tresco channel
Black "Bel Espoir" an red "Czar"
Kindly Bernard Dathy

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The Cruise Ship " Wind Surf II " leaving Crow Sound this evening on her way to Dartmouth after her passengers visited  Tresco today......... Robin Mawer

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OLD & NEW. A very OLD Gibson photo taken from the Old Quay when probably the Atlantic was the Customs House and one Taken TODAY from the exact same spot and cropped to match as near as possible........Robin Mawer

Monday, August 22, 2016

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From the Old Quay today..... Robin Mawer

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The National Redwing Dinghy " National Championships " got underway this morning ( Sunday's Start was cancelled due to bad weather ). First photo is the French Lugger " Le Grand Lejon " supporting two of its crew in a borrowed Redwing, second is a group in the second race and the last three show Keith Buchanan in R251 " Shag " in the lead at the third Gybe Mark in the second Monday race after being fifth at the first one..........Robin Mawer

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Beautiful lights of sunday on Bryher.
Kindly Bernard Dathy

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OLD & NEW. An OLD 1892 Gibson photo of the Strand from Well Cross towards the Scillonian Club and the same view TODAY..........Robin Mawer