Boats, Ships & Harbours
Boats high and dry at low tide in Mevagissey Harbour.
Built 1923 by William Fife and Son, at Fairlie, Scotland. 32 meters. Picture taken in the Sound of Mull with the east coast of the Isle of Mull in the background.
Early morning reflections in Craighouse Harbour, Isle of Jura, Scotland.
Gaff ketch in full sail making passage down the Sound of Mull, Scotland with the Isle of Mull in the background
James Watt Dock, Greenock, Scotland Titan Crane. Giant cantilever crane built in 1917 by Sir William Arrol & Co. for the purposes of fitting out ships and rated to lift 150 tonnes or more. Category A listed structure and part of the wonderful shipping history of the docks at Greenock.
Black and white photo of ships anchor on water front in Liverpool. Birkenhead docks in the background.
View of the 12 Bens, Connemara, County Galway, Eire. Mountain range of quartzite summits and ridges in the Connemara National Park. Viewed from the village of Roundstone.
Former Harbour Defence Launch built in 1943. After a distinguished WW2 service, sailed as a private yacht, renamed and passenger cruising, she now seems to have been abandoned on the Heswall mashes, Wirral to rot away. A very sad ending for such a historic boat.
View of Ålesund taken from Aksla Mount which overlooks the town. It is noted for its Art Nouveau architecture and stands at the entrance to the famous Geiranger Fjord. Taken in 2011.
Colourful house boats and canal boats in Liverpool Marina, Coburg Wharf, Brunswick Dock. New and historic buildings and a glimpse of the Liverpool Anglican Cathedral in the background.
A photo of Tobermory's colourful houses and harbour. Taken in June 2019 showing the village in the lovely evening sun with rain bearing clouds around.
Piper 24 Bermudon Sloops racing in Holy Loch, Argyll in the evening sun on Holy Loch Sailing Club's race evening. Designed by David Boyd at Sandbank, Holy Loch and built in the 1960s in Grimsby. Length 24'3 and made of fibreglass.
Holy Loch Sailing Club racing on a sunny autumn evening. View looking down Holy Loch towards the Clyde.
The STS Sedov. Russian training ship (Barque) launched in 1921 in Kiel Germany and originally German flagged as Madalene Vinnen II. Photographed at the Falmouth Tall Ship Race 2008.
A brush stroke paint effect of a photograph taken of Tobermory, Isle of Mull, Scotland. The colours give the photo an autumnal look.
View of the Douro River and the colourful houses of Porto, Portugal, Also the traditional Porto Wine Boats constructed of wood and flat bottomed. Built to carry people and goods from the vineyards along this beautiful river.
A black and white image of a small boat stranded on the mud at low tide. The River Dee Estuary, The Wirral, Cheshire, UK. There are modern wind mills in the far distance in the background.
A small fishing boat left to rot on the sand at Faro Beach, Ponte de Baixo, Portugal. Not suitable for canvas
A late evening reflection of a colourful sail on a yacht anchoring in Saint Ninian's Bay on the West Side of the Island of Bute, Scotland.