Every picture on this website, with no exception, is taken from one place - our Dartmouth office garden

THE VIEW FROM THE DARTMOUTH OFFICE

Website Building Application

JUNE 2021 TVFTDO

DOLPHIN INVASION !!!

You'll find the dolphins on page six and seven.





331Photos in this album over 7 pages.

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And.....You can even start a slide show.

01 June 2021 - 11-37-59
The numerous new buildings in Dartmouth and Kingswear come in all shapes and sizes.
So do the builders.
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01 June 2021 - 11-37-59
The numerous new buildings in Dartmouth and Kingswear come in all shapes and sizes.
So do the builders.
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Superyacht Constance in Dartmouth at night
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Superyacht Constance in Dartmouth at night
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02 June 2021 - 18-14-37
We haven't seen much of the university squadron river patrol vessels for a while. And then in come four.
At the back, partially hidden, are HMS Smiter (P272) and HMS Blazer (P279). Closest to us are HMS Ranger (P293) and HMS Exploit (P167)
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HMS Smiter, Blazer,Ranger, Exploit in Dartmouth
02 June 2021 - 18-14-37
We haven't seen much of the university squadron river patrol vessels for a while. And then in come four.
At the back, partially hidden, are HMS Smiter (P272) and HMS Blazer (P279). Closest to us are HMS Ranger (P293) and HMS Exploit (P167)
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HMS Smiter, Blazer,Ranger, Exploit in Dartmouth
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03 June 2021 - 14-40-59
The steam train usually stops for nobody. But on this occasion loco Omaha came to a halt and the crossing gates reopened to allow a fire engine to get off the ferry and head on up the hill.
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Steam loco Omaha at Britannia Halt
03 June 2021 - 14-40-59
The steam train usually stops for nobody. But on this occasion loco Omaha came to a halt and the crossing gates reopened to allow a fire engine to get off the ferry and head on up the hill.
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Steam loco Omaha at Britannia Halt
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46m superyacht Constance in Dartmouth
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46m superyacht Constance in Dartmouth
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03 June 2021 - 22-52-34
And still the cruise ships pass by.
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03 June 2021 - 22-52-34
And still the cruise ships pass by.
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03 June 2021 - 23-04-39
I like taking night shots and the ever increasing number of craft up at Noss-on-Dart seemed a good excuse to point the long-tom lens that way.
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Noss-on-Dart marina at night
03 June 2021 - 23-04-39
I like taking night shots and the ever increasing number of craft up at Noss-on-Dart seemed a good excuse to point the long-tom lens that way.
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Noss-on-Dart marina at night
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Dart RNLI Lifeboat launch no: 466
04 June 2021 - 09-01-36

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Dart RNLI Lifeboat launch no: 466
04 June 2021 - 09-03-46
Actually, the river welcomes everyone.
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Kayaking on the river Dart with the dog
04 June 2021 - 09-03-46
Actually, the river welcomes everyone.
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Kayaking on the river Dart with the dog
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Dart RNLI Lifeboat launch no: 466
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Dart RNLI Lifeboat launch no: 466
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Dart RNLI Lifeboat launch no: 466
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Dart RNLI Lifeboat launch no: 466
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Dart RNLI Lifeboat launch no: 466
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Dart RNLI Lifeboat launch no: 466
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04 June 2021 - 18-07-29
As the story broke on Friday about the Border Force's ship HMC Valiant having acted as a 'taxi' for migrants in French waters, the craft involved slipped into Dartmouth. Probably for fish and chips.
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Border Force HMS Valiant arrives Dartmouth
04 June 2021 - 18-07-29
As the story broke on Friday about the Border Force's ship HMC Valiant having acted as a 'taxi' for migrants in French waters, the craft involved slipped into Dartmouth. Probably for fish and chips.
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Border Force HMS Valiant arrives Dartmouth
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Border Force HMS Valiant departs Dartmouth
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Border Force HMS Valiant departs Dartmouth
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05 June 2021 - 17-33-37
The owner of the beautiful Venetian water taxi also owns this amphibious car, a Thames Dutton. Here it passes in front of superyacht Constance.

I was going to write a caption about a superyacht and a supercar. But actually the latter is more naff than super. Other opinions are available.
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05 June 2021 - 17-33-37
The owner of the beautiful Venetian water taxi also owns this amphibious car, a Thames Dutton. Here it passes in front of superyacht Constance.

I was going to write a caption about a superyacht and a supercar. But actually the latter is more naff than super. Other opinions are available.
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Dartmouth & Kingswear at night
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Dartmouth & Kingswear at night
05 June 2021 - 23-39-12
Just before midnight and cloud descended to the point where the lights of Kingswear started to bounce off it.
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Kingswear at night
05 June 2021 - 23-39-12
Just before midnight and cloud descended to the point where the lights of Kingswear started to bounce off it.
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Kingswear at night
06 June 2021 - 01-09-19

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Superyacht Constance in Dartmouth at night
06 June 2021 - 01-09-19

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Superyacht Constance in Dartmouth at night
06 June 2021 - 01-11-28
Constance, on the other hand is a bit of an understated gem. Welcome here anytime.
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Superyacht Constance in Dartmouth at night
06 June 2021 - 01-11-28
Constance, on the other hand is a bit of an understated gem. Welcome here anytime.
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Superyacht Constance in Dartmouth at night
06 June 2021 - 07-33-31
We've had same glorious weather this half term (blimey, has the town been packed). But it's the less than perfect weather that makes the best pix.
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06 June 2021 - 07-33-31
We've had same glorious weather this half term (blimey, has the town been packed). But it's the less than perfect weather that makes the best pix.
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HMS Prince of Wales aircraft carrier.
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HMS Prince of Wales aircraft carrier.
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RAF Chinooks ZD984, ZH899 & ZA720
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RAF Chinooks ZD984, ZH899 & ZA720
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RAF Chinooks ZD984, ZH899 & ZA720
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RAF Chinooks ZD984, ZH899 & ZA720
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RAF Chinooks ZD984, ZH899 & ZA720
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RAF Chinooks ZD984, ZH899 & ZA720
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RAF Chinooks ZD984, ZH899 & ZA720
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RAF Chinooks ZD984, ZH899 & ZA720
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RAF Chinooks ZD984, ZH899 & ZA720
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RAF Chinooks ZD984, ZH899 & ZA720
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RAF Chinooks ZD984, ZH899 & ZA720
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RAF Chinooks ZD984, ZH899 & ZA720
07 June 2021 - 11-22-06 (2)
Three RAF Chinooks barrelled down the river - probably on their way to the G7 in Cornwall.
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RAF Chinooks ZD984, ZH899 & ZA720
07 June 2021 - 11-22-06 (2)
Three RAF Chinooks barrelled down the river - probably on their way to the G7 in Cornwall.
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RAF Chinooks ZD984, ZH899 & ZA720
07 June 2021 - 11-22-06 (3)

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RAF Chinooks ZD984, ZH899 & ZA720
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RAF Chinooks ZD984, ZH899 & ZA720
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RAF Chinooks ZD984, ZH899 & ZA720
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RAF Chinooks ZD984, ZH899 & ZA720
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RAF Chinooks ZD984, ZH899 & ZA720
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RAF Chinooks ZD984, ZH899 & ZA720
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RAF Chinooks ZD984, ZH899 & ZA720
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RAF Chinooks ZD984, ZH899 & ZA720
07 June 2021 - 11-22-20

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RAF Chinooks ZD984, ZH899 & ZA720
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RAF Chinooks ZD984, ZH899 & ZA720
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Royal Navy picket boats in Dartmouth
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Royal Navy picket boats in Dartmouth
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11 June 2021 - 23-27-11
The white and red trails are a yacht coming into port. The lights on the extreme right are Kingswear Castle. But it's the green light that concerns us. Previously a static white light, it is now upgraded to be a triple sector light. From our position we see the green light but could be red or could be white depending on where you are located. More importantly, the light has a name on the charts. It's called........"Unknown Grave".
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Triple sector light
11 June 2021 - 23-27-11
The white and red trails are a yacht coming into port. The lights on the extreme right are Kingswear Castle. But it's the green light that concerns us. Previously a static white light, it is now upgraded to be a triple sector light. From our position we see the green light but could be red or could be white depending on where you are located. More importantly, the light has a name on the charts. It's called........"Unknown Grave".
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Triple sector light
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A new party boat in town ? No, more likely new home owners being taken to see their new riverside constructionn down on Warfleet Creek.
Mind, you, it does look like a good party boat eh ?
12 June 2021 - 17-52-31
A new party boat in town ? No, more likely new home owners being taken to see their new riverside constructionn down on Warfleet Creek.
Mind, you, it does look like a good party boat eh ?
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13 June 2021 - 08-30-05
No aerial activity visible aboard the aircraft carrier HMS Prince of Wales as it passed the end of the river for the third time (that I saw).

It had been stationed off Carbis Bay keeping a watchful eye over the G7 leaders.
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HMS Prince of Wales aircraft carrier.
13 June 2021 - 08-30-05
No aerial activity visible aboard the aircraft carrier HMS Prince of Wales as it passed the end of the river for the third time (that I saw).

It had been stationed off Carbis Bay keeping a watchful eye over the G7 leaders.
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HMS Prince of Wales aircraft carrier.
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13 June 2021 - 14-35-00
If you have been hearing an incessant loud droning from the river in recent weeks, it's probably been this little tub. Called Bouncey of Ladram, its speed seems inversely connected to the noise.
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The noisiest boat on the river Dart
13 June 2021 - 14-35-00
If you have been hearing an incessant loud droning from the river in recent weeks, it's probably been this little tub. Called Bouncey of Ladram, its speed seems inversely connected to the noise.
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The noisiest boat on the river Dart
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Kingswear farming
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Kingswear farming
13 June 2021 - 17-10-53
This field above Hoodown was being worked over good and proper.
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Kingswear farming
13 June 2021 - 17-10-53
This field above Hoodown was being worked over good and proper.
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Kingswear farming
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HMS Prince of Wales aircraft carrier.
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HMS Prince of Wales aircraft carrier.
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HMS Prince of Wales aircraft carrier.
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HMS Prince of Wales aircraft carrier.
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A stonking sunset this night. Bright enough to illuminate the other end of the river.
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A stonking sunset this night. Bright enough to illuminate the other end of the river.
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All the light here is coming from that sunset above.
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14 June 2021 - 21-50-08
All the light here is coming from that sunset above.
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14 June 2021 - 22-52-45
No sign of Jeremy Clarkson tractoring. But the Hoodown farmers are getting the crops in late into the night.
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Kingswear farming
14 June 2021 - 22-52-45
No sign of Jeremy Clarkson tractoring. But the Hoodown farmers are getting the crops in late into the night.
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Kingswear farming
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Kingswear farming
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Kingswear farming
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The fastest gun in Dartmouth had it nailed on a roof in Above Town this week.
He battened down the hatch in record time.
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Dartmouth construction
15 June 2021 - 15-15-23
The fastest gun in Dartmouth had it nailed on a roof in Above Town this week.
He battened down the hatch in record time.
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Dartmouth construction
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The buzzards are almost always being hounded by other birds warning them off their young and eggs. This crow managed to make himself look as large as the buzzard, and just as vicious. The buzzard wasn't impressed. Total disdain just about describes it.
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Buzzard and crow over Dartmouth
15 June 2021 - 15-33-28
The buzzards are almost always being hounded by other birds warning them off their young and eggs. This crow managed to make himself look as large as the buzzard, and just as vicious. The buzzard wasn't impressed. Total disdain just about describes it.
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Buzzard and crow over Dartmouth
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Buzzard and crow over Dartmouth
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Buzzard and crow over Dartmouth
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Buzzard and crow over Dartmouth
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Buzzard and crow over Dartmouth
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Yet another Archway to Devon (after Kittery Court). This one is at the new property being built at what used to be known as Cherry Trees high up on Kingswear. But apparently now to be known as Thiptara. Is that an anagram ?
15 June 2021 - 18-22-28
Yet another Archway to Devon (after Kittery Court). This one is at the new property being built at what used to be known as Cherry Trees high up on Kingswear. But apparently now to be known as Thiptara. Is that an anagram ?
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A string of mist across the river
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A string of mist across the river
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A rather special start to a morning with strings of mist hung across the river.
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Sun and mist over Dartmouth
16 June 2021 - 07-27-46
A rather special start to a morning with strings of mist hung across the river.
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Sun and mist over Dartmouth
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A Travel Air 4000 biplane. Built in Wichita in 1928 and used throughout the 1940's as a cropduster.

Bought to the UK in 2015. Sounded wonderful.
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16 June 2021 - 15-50-07
A Travel Air 4000 biplane. Built in Wichita in 1928 and used throughout the 1940's as a cropduster.

Bought to the UK in 2015. Sounded wonderful.
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16 June 2021 - 17-38-35
HMS Example (P165) and HMS Explorer (P164) along with University of Plymouth research survey vessel Falcon Spirit and its USV Cetus
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16 June 2021 - 17-38-35
HMS Example (P165) and HMS Explorer (P164) along with University of Plymouth research survey vessel Falcon Spirit and its USV Cetus
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16 June 2021 - 17-40-01

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16 June 2021 - 17-40-01

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17 June 2021 - 10-53-02
More scaffolding. (the joke here is that presently our house is covered in the stuff).
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 Construction work in Above Town, Dartmouth
17 June 2021 - 10-53-02
More scaffolding. (the joke here is that presently our house is covered in the stuff).
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Construction work in Above Town, Dartmouth
17 June 2021 - 10-53-23

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17 June 2021 - 10-53-23

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17 June 2021 - 10-53-44

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 Royal Navy Wildcat ZZ399
17 June 2021 - 10-53-44

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Royal Navy Wildcat ZZ399
17 June 2021 - 10-54-17
Spot the helicopter.
Look carefully.
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 Royal Navy Wildcat ZZ399
17 June 2021 - 10-54-17
Spot the helicopter.
Look carefully.
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Royal Navy Wildcat ZZ399
17 June 2021 - 10-54-51

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 Royal Navy Wildcat ZZ399
17 June 2021 - 10-54-51

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Royal Navy Wildcat ZZ399
17 June 2021 - 10-55-37

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 Royal Navy Wildcat ZZ399
17 June 2021 - 10-55-37

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Royal Navy Wildcat ZZ399
17 June 2021 - 10-55-45

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 Royal Navy Wildcat ZZ399
17 June 2021 - 10-55-45

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Royal Navy Wildcat ZZ399
17 June 2021 - 10-55-59

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 Royal Navy Wildcat ZZ399
17 June 2021 - 10-55-59

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Royal Navy Wildcat ZZ399
17 June 2021 - 10-56-03
This is the helicopter that you couldn't spot. With the crew man spotting Dartmouth.
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 Royal Navy Wildcat ZZ399
17 June 2021 - 10-56-03
This is the helicopter that you couldn't spot. With the crew man spotting Dartmouth.
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Royal Navy Wildcat ZZ399
17 June 2021 - 10-56-04

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Royal Navy Wildcat ZZ399
17 June 2021 - 10-56-04

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Royal Navy Wildcat ZZ399
17 June 2021 - 10-56-33

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 Royal Navy Wildcat ZZ399
17 June 2021 - 10-56-33

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Royal Navy Wildcat ZZ399
18 June 2021 - 08-27-03
The University of Plymouth has a survey boat called Falcon Spirit that has overnighted in Dartmouth. It has spent daylight hours this week off Slapton Sands with unmanned surface vessel USV Ceton doing much of the work. Ceton is the yellow boat that looks like a toy. It is anything but.
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 University of Plymouth research vessel
18 June 2021 - 08-27-03
The University of Plymouth has a survey boat called Falcon Spirit that has overnighted in Dartmouth. It has spent daylight hours this week off Slapton Sands with unmanned surface vessel USV Ceton doing much of the work. Ceton is the yellow boat that looks like a toy. It is anything but.
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University of Plymouth research vessel
18 June 2021 - 10-16-54
Saw two Mirage jets of the french Air Force heading north. High. And loud.
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French Mirage jet
18 June 2021 - 10-16-54
Saw two Mirage jets of the french Air Force heading north. High. And loud.
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French Mirage jet
19 June 2021 - 11-10-33
Junior sailing at RDYC. The crew of this RS Feva was setting the pace.
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 Royal Dart Yacht Club junior sailing
19 June 2021 - 11-10-33
Junior sailing at RDYC. The crew of this RS Feva was setting the pace.
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Royal Dart Yacht Club junior sailing
19 June 2021 - 11-12-41
More common than a Ford Escort. 
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 Yet another Axopar in Dartmouth
19 June 2021 - 11-12-41
More common than a Ford Escort.
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Yet another Axopar in Dartmouth
19 June 2021 - 11-13-38
Dart Harbour's new Pilot vessel Mallard is put through its man overboard paces. Whilst the junior sailing fleet passes upstream of the Dart Marina Hotel.
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 Dart Harbour Pilot vessel Mallard
19 June 2021 - 11-13-38
Dart Harbour's new Pilot vessel Mallard is put through its man overboard paces. Whilst the junior sailing fleet passes upstream of the Dart Marina Hotel.
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Dart Harbour Pilot vessel Mallard
19 June 2021 - 18-50-39
19 June 2021 - 18-50-39
19 June 2021 - 18-51-12
19 June 2021 - 18-51-12
19 June 2021 - 18-53-22
This 24 metre catamaran looked as wide as it is long. But appearances are deceptive and it is actually 'only' 10 metres wide. Room enough for a party though.
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 Sailing catamaran Mahal Ko
19 June 2021 - 18-53-22
This 24 metre catamaran looked as wide as it is long. But appearances are deceptive and it is actually 'only' 10 metres wide. Room enough for a party though.
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Sailing catamaran Mahal Ko
19 June 2021 - 22-43-40
Well it had party lights even if there was no party.
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  Sailing catamaran Mahal Ko at night
19 June 2021 - 22-43-40
Well it had party lights even if there was no party.
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Sailing catamaran Mahal Ko at night
20 June 2021 - 12-06-04
20 June 2021 - 12-06-04
20 June 2021 - 12-11-14
20 June 2021 - 12-11-14
20 June 2021 - 20-27-40
20 June 2021 - 20-27-40
20 June 2021 - 22-58-10
20 June 2021 - 22-58-10
20 June 2021 - 23-00-56
20 June 2021 - 23-00-56
21 June 2021 - 08-16-01
The first cruise ship since the Fridtjof Nansen departed on 16th March 2020. This is MS Hebridean Sky arriving under strict COVID rules. 
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Cruise ship Hebridean Sky arrives in Dartmouth
21 June 2021 - 08-16-01
The first cruise ship since the Fridtjof Nansen departed on 16th March 2020. This is MS Hebridean Sky arriving under strict COVID rules.
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Cruise ship Hebridean Sky arrives in Dartmouth
21 June 2021 - 08-20-29
COVID was not so much the issue today as the rain.
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Cruise ship Hebridean Sky arrives in Dartmouth
21 June 2021 - 08-20-29
COVID was not so much the issue today as the rain.
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Cruise ship Hebridean Sky arrives in Dartmouth
21 June 2021 - 08-20-33
Hebridean Sky, the first cruise ship to visit after lockdown arrives in Dartmouth this morning. The last cruiser in was the Norwegian boat, Fridtjof Nansen which departed in the 16th March 2020. An eon ago. Sadly the passengers aboard the Hebridean Sky were not greeted by beautiful Devon sun. Instead, they got the downpour treatment.
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Cruise ship Hebridean Sky arrives in Dartmouth
21 June 2021 - 08-20-33
Hebridean Sky, the first cruise ship to visit after lockdown arrives in Dartmouth this morning. The last cruiser in was the Norwegian boat, Fridtjof Nansen which departed in the 16th March 2020. An eon ago. Sadly the passengers aboard the Hebridean Sky were not greeted by beautiful Devon sun. Instead, they got the downpour treatment.
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Cruise ship Hebridean Sky arrives in Dartmouth
21 June 2021 - 08-22-12
Not much chance of a nice breakfast on the stern deck today.
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Cruise ship Hebridean Sky arrives in Dartmouth
21 June 2021 - 08-22-12
Not much chance of a nice breakfast on the stern deck today.
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Cruise ship Hebridean Sky arrives in Dartmouth
21 June 2021 - 08-23-54
Regardless of the weather and of COVID it is great see a cruise ship back in the harbour.
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Cruise ship Hebridean Sky arrives in Dartmouth
21 June 2021 - 08-23-54
Regardless of the weather and of COVID it is great see a cruise ship back in the harbour.
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Cruise ship Hebridean Sky arrives in Dartmouth
21 June 2021 - 08-26-57
Hebridean Sky approaches the mainstream buoys.
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Cruise ship Hebridean Sky arrives in Dartmouth
21 June 2021 - 08-26-57
Hebridean Sky approaches the mainstream buoys.
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Cruise ship Hebridean Sky arrives in Dartmouth
21 June 2021 - 08-30-02
Dart Harbour crews assist with the lines. Note the Harbour's new pilot vessel Mallard on its first assignment.
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Cruise ship Hebridean Sky arrives in Dartmouth
21 June 2021 - 08-30-02
Dart Harbour crews assist with the lines. Note the Harbour's new pilot vessel Mallard on its first assignment.
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Cruise ship Hebridean Sky arrives in Dartmouth
21 June 2021 - 08-30-40
The lines were soon attached and the cruise ship pulled into line on the mainstream buoys of the river Dart.
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Cruise ship Hebridean Sky arrives in Dartmouth
21 June 2021 - 08-30-40
The lines were soon attached and the cruise ship pulled into line on the mainstream buoys of the river Dart.
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Cruise ship Hebridean Sky arrives in Dartmouth
21 June 2021 - 09-12-38
The passengers and crew disembarked aboard the vessel's own ribs.Hebridean Sky is an expedition yacht and the tenders are more agile craft than those found on most cruise ships.
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Cruise ship Hebridean Sky arrives in Dartmouth
21 June 2021 - 09-12-38
The passengers and crew disembarked aboard the vessel's own ribs.Hebridean Sky is an expedition yacht and the tenders are more agile craft than those found on most cruise ships.
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Cruise ship Hebridean Sky arrives in Dartmouth
21 June 2021 - 10-05-38
However, a tender with a roof might have been preferable.
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Cruise ship Hebridean Sky arrives in Dartmouth
21 June 2021 - 10-05-38
However, a tender with a roof might have been preferable.
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Cruise ship Hebridean Sky arrives in Dartmouth
22 June 2021 - 22-42-42
Can you guess were this is? It's a 15 second exposure, so definitely a static object
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Half Tide Rock at Warfleet
22 June 2021 - 22-42-42
Can you guess were this is? It's a 15 second exposure, so definitely a static object
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Half Tide Rock at Warfleet
22 June 2021 - 22-43-45

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22 June 2021 - 22-43-45

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23 June 2021 - 13-17-55

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23 June 2021 - 13-17-55

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23 June 2021 - 13-23-39
A lowish flypast downriver from this Bell JetRanger III
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Helicopter G-BKEW
23 June 2021 - 13-23-39
A lowish flypast downriver from this Bell JetRanger III
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Helicopter G-BKEW
23 June 2021 - 13-30-14
It's the herd instinct.
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Cows in field above Noss-on-Dart
23 June 2021 - 13-30-14
It's the herd instinct.
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Cows in field above Noss-on-Dart
23 June 2021 - 13-45-38
A special loco came in from Bristol Temple Meads.
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The Sherwood Forester loco 45231
23 June 2021 - 13-45-38
A special loco came in from Bristol Temple Meads.
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The Sherwood Forester loco 45231
23 June 2021 - 13-47-22
It's the Sherwood Forester, Loco no 45231. As you can see.
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The Sherwood Forester loco 45231
23 June 2021 - 13-47-22
It's the Sherwood Forester, Loco no 45231. As you can see.
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The Sherwood Forester loco 45231
23 June 2021 - 17-35-52
The small but beautifully formed barge Golden Vanity has gained a new lease of life and is now offering trips to paying customers.
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Barge Golden Vanity
23 June 2021 - 17-35-52
The small but beautifully formed barge Golden Vanity has gained a new lease of life and is now offering trips to paying customers.
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Barge Golden Vanity
23 June 2021 - 17-37-00
112 years old, originally commissioned in 1908 by artist Arthur Briscoe and built at Galmpton. Great history. Look it up.
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Barge Golden Vanity
23 June 2021 - 17-37-00
112 years old, originally commissioned in 1908 by artist Arthur Briscoe and built at Galmpton. Great history. Look it up.
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Barge Golden Vanity
23 June 2021 - 17-46-46
Royal Navy Merlin ZH840 gets a close up view of the empty mast on top of BRNC.
Where is that model Mayflower ?
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Royal Navy Merlin ZH840
23 June 2021 - 17-46-46
Royal Navy Merlin ZH840 gets a close up view of the empty mast on top of BRNC.
Where is that model Mayflower ?
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Royal Navy Merlin ZH840
23 June 2021 - 17-47-30
One of the crew wore white gloves for the occasion. Not terribly glamorous white gloves, and slightly over the top. 
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Royal Navy Merlin ZH840
23 June 2021 - 17-47-30
One of the crew wore white gloves for the occasion. Not terribly glamorous white gloves, and slightly over the top.
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Royal Navy Merlin ZH840
23 June 2021 - 17-47-42
Under the Daymark. Anything that flies under the Daymark (as viewed by TVFTDO) qualifies as low.
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Royal Navy Merlin ZH840
23 June 2021 - 17-47-42
Under the Daymark. Anything that flies under the Daymark (as viewed by TVFTDO) qualifies as low.
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Royal Navy Merlin ZH840
24 June 2021 - 11-12-37
One of the Kestrels flew past. Not as low as I might have liked.
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Bird of Prey, a kestrel over Dartmouth
24 June 2021 - 11-12-37
One of the Kestrels flew past. Not as low as I might have liked.
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Bird of Prey, a kestrel over Dartmouth
24 June 2021 - 11-42-56

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Piper PA 28 G-CBKR
24 June 2021 - 11-42-56

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Piper PA 28 G-CBKR
24 June 2021 - 12-41-06

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Barge Alice Wragg
24 June 2021 - 12-41-06

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Barge Alice Wragg
24 June 2021 - 16-49-50

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24 June 2021 - 16-49-50

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24 June 2021 - 18-35-00
Catermaran Mahal Ko came in last week and I noted it was 24 metres long and 10 metres wide. But I forgot to ask how tall.
Here she is returning again and so we now know the answer: very.
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24 June 2021 - 18-35-00
Catermaran Mahal Ko came in last week and I noted it was 24 metres long and 10 metres wide. But I forgot to ask how tall.
Here she is returning again and so we now know the answer: very.
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24 June 2021 - 18-36-19

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24 June 2021 - 18-36-19

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24 June 2021 - 18-37-22

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24 June 2021 - 18-37-22

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24 June 2021 - 18-37-36

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24 June 2021 - 18-37-36

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24 June 2021 - 18-38-32

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24 June 2021 - 18-38-32

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24 June 2021 - 18-38-53

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24 June 2021 - 18-38-53

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25 June 2021 - 08-39-07

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25 June 2021 - 08-39-07

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25 June 2021 - 10-19-45
Not often we get to see a trawler head on showing their arms trailing their nets. So here's a rare shot of just that.
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Fishing trawler off Dartmouth
25 June 2021 - 10-19-45
Not often we get to see a trawler head on showing their arms trailing their nets. So here's a rare shot of just that.
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Fishing trawler off Dartmouth
25 June 2021 - 12-14-29

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25 June 2021 - 12-14-29

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25 June 2021 - 14-55-30

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25 June 2021 - 14-55-30

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25 June 2021 - 14-55-30
Where's our model Mayflower? The windvane atop the BRNC mast was taken away in October 2019. Surely it's coming back soon ? Does anyone know ?
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BRNC wind vane still missing
25 June 2021 - 14-55-30
Where's our model Mayflower? The windvane atop the BRNC mast was taken away in October 2019. Surely it's coming back soon ? Does anyone know ?
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BRNC wind vane still missing
26 June 2021 - 10-36-42
The first alert came from the Swannaton office, soon followed by another half dozen keen TVFTDO spotters. Thank you all.
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Dolphin invasion of the river Dart, Dartmouth
26 June 2021 - 10-36-42
The first alert came from the Swannaton office, soon followed by another half dozen keen TVFTDO spotters. Thank you all.
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Dolphin invasion of the river Dart, Dartmouth
26 June 2021 - 10-37-04
As you'll see, I managed one shot with 12 dolphins visible on the surface. Which could mean there were perhaps 100 in all ?
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Dolphin invasion of the river Dart, Dartmouth
26 June 2021 - 10-37-04
As you'll see, I managed one shot with 12 dolphins visible on the surface. Which could mean there were perhaps 100 in all ?
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Dolphin invasion of the river Dart, Dartmouth
26 June 2021 - 10-39-57
The dolphins stayed for around an hour. Enough time for a mass of little boats to congregate.
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Dolphin invasion of the river Dart, Dartmouth
26 June 2021 - 10-39-57
The dolphins stayed for around an hour. Enough time for a mass of little boats to congregate.
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Dolphin invasion of the river Dart, Dartmouth
26 June 2021 - 10-41-28
I last snapped dolphins in the river back in January. Maybe this lot have now been double jabbed and thought it safe to return ?
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Dolphin invasion of the river Dart, Dartmouth
26 June 2021 - 10-41-28
I last snapped dolphins in the river back in January. Maybe this lot have now been double jabbed and thought it safe to return ?
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Dolphin invasion of the river Dart, Dartmouth
26 June 2021 - 10-42-39
Not sure what makes up a pod, but there were adults and calfs everywhere.
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Dolphin invasion of the river Dart, Dartmouth
26 June 2021 - 10-42-39
Not sure what makes up a pod, but there were adults and calfs everywhere.
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Dolphin invasion of the river Dart, Dartmouth
26 June 2021 - 10-44-46
Ferry passengers crossing between Dartmouth and Kingswear had a grand view as the dolphins surrounded them.
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Dolphin invasion of the river Dart, Dartmouth
26 June 2021 - 10-44-46
Ferry passengers crossing between Dartmouth and Kingswear had a grand view as the dolphins surrounded them.
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Dolphin invasion of the river Dart, Dartmouth
26 June 2021 - 10-54-47
The Fairey Owners Club had a rally based in Dartmouth. Fairey are a classic British motor boat built on the Hamble. The rally members had an escort as they left the river.
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Dolphin invasion of the river Dart, Dartmouth
26 June 2021 - 10-54-47
The Fairey Owners Club had a rally based in Dartmouth. Fairey are a classic British motor boat built on the Hamble. The rally members had an escort as they left the river.
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Dolphin invasion of the river Dart, Dartmouth
26 June 2021 - 10-54-47
Quite a few dolphins took to surfing different bow waves. The Fairey boats picked up a few finned 'admirers'.
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Dolphin invasion of the river Dart, Dartmouth
26 June 2021 - 10-54-47
Quite a few dolphins took to surfing different bow waves. The Fairey boats picked up a few finned 'admirers'.
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Dolphin invasion of the river Dart, Dartmouth
26 June 2021 - 11-05-47
It was the junior sailing contingent who got some fo the best attention. En masse some of the dolphins led the little dinghies around their course.
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Dolphin invasion of the river Dart, Dartmouth
26 June 2021 - 11-05-47
It was the junior sailing contingent who got some fo the best attention. En masse some of the dolphins led the little dinghies around their course.
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Dolphin invasion of the river Dart, Dartmouth
26 June 2021 - 11-05-48
And back again.
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Dolphin invasion of the river Dart, Dartmouth
26 June 2021 - 11-05-48
And back again.
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Dolphin invasion of the river Dart, Dartmouth
26 June 2021 - 11-05-51
The RDYC safety boats sometimes had to stop to let the pod pass. There was no sign of Tuft Squirrel or the Green Cross Coad man to teach any of them the rules of the marine highway. Dolphins are a law unto themselves. Who'd have thought it ?
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Dolphin invasion of the river Dart, Dartmouth
26 June 2021 - 11-05-51
The RDYC safety boats sometimes had to stop to let the pod pass. There was no sign of Tuft Squirrel or the Green Cross Coad man to teach any of them the rules of the marine highway. Dolphins are a law unto themselves. Who'd have thought it ?
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Dolphin invasion of the river Dart, Dartmouth
26 June 2021 - 11-05-51
Whilst I am no ethologist (someone who studies animal behaviour) the dolphins looked to be having fun. But I suspect they were getting full tummies which would have pleased them.
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Dolphin invasion of the river Dart , Dartmouth
26 June 2021 - 11-05-51
Whilst I am no ethologist (someone who studies animal behaviour) the dolphins looked to be having fun. But I suspect they were getting full tummies which would have pleased them.
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Dolphin invasion of the river Dart , Dartmouth
26 June 2021 - 11-06-26
The committee on the RDYC committee boat did very little committeeing. And no minutes were taken either. 
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Dolphin invasion of the river Dart, Dartmouth
26 June 2021 - 11-06-26
The committee on the RDYC committee boat did very little committeeing. And no minutes were taken either.
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Dolphin invasion of the river Dart, Dartmouth
26 June 2021 - 11-06-59
The best I could do - 12 in one shot. Go on, count them, you disbelieving lot.
Don't forget, this is all photographed in front of our house in Above Town, Dartmouth
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Dolphin invasion of the river Dart, Dartmouth
26 June 2021 - 11-06-59
The best I could do - 12 in one shot. Go on, count them, you disbelieving lot.
Don't forget, this is all photographed in front of our house in Above Town, Dartmouth
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Dolphin invasion of the river Dart, Dartmouth
26 June 2021 - 11-07-02
It might look like the junior sailors were chasing down the pod. But it was much more the case that the pod was leading them.
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Dolphin invasion of the river Dart, Dartmouth
26 June 2021 - 11-07-02
It might look like the junior sailors were chasing down the pod. But it was much more the case that the pod was leading them.
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Dolphin invasion of the river Dart, Dartmouth
26 June 2021 - 11-08-09
There was never a chance that the dinghies would beat their finned competitors.
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Dolphin invasion of the river Dart, Dartmouth
26 June 2021 - 11-08-09
There was never a chance that the dinghies would beat their finned competitors.
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Dolphin invasion of the river Dart, Dartmouth
26 June 2021 - 11-09-24
This boat and its occupants appeared in quite a few pix. They certainly got some close up snaps of the dancing dolphins in Dartmouth.
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Dolphin invasion of the river Dart, Dartmouth
26 June 2021 - 11-09-24
This boat and its occupants appeared in quite a few pix. They certainly got some close up snaps of the dancing dolphins in Dartmouth.
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Dolphin invasion of the river Dart, Dartmouth
26 June 2021 - 11-10-16
Not as sharp as I would have liked, Anticipating a dolphin surfacing is not easy. Still it makes a decent pic.
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Dolphin invasion of the river Dart, Dartmouth
26 June 2021 - 11-10-16
Not as sharp as I would have liked, Anticipating a dolphin surfacing is not easy. Still it makes a decent pic.
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Dolphin invasion of the river Dart, Dartmouth
26 June 2021 - 11-10-18
Not so close, but this adult and calf dolphin looked ever so sweet. 
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Dolphin invasion of the river Dart, Dartmouth
26 June 2021 - 11-10-18
Not so close, but this adult and calf dolphin looked ever so sweet.
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Dolphin invasion of the river Dart, Dartmouth
26 June 2021 - 11-11-55
Six on the surface....how many lurking underneath ?
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Dolphin invasion of the river Dart, Dartmouth
26 June 2021 - 11-11-55
Six on the surface....how many lurking underneath ?
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Dolphin invasion of the river Dart, Dartmouth
26 June 2021 - 11-11-57
The excitement factor seemed to affect the dolphins as much as the people.
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Dolphin invasion of the river Dart, Dartmouth
26 June 2021 - 11-11-57
The excitement factor seemed to affect the dolphins as much as the people.
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Dolphin invasion of the river Dart, Dartmouth
26 June 2021 - 11-12-46
Or follow-my-leaders. Plural.
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Dolphin invasion of the river Dart, Dartmouth
26 June 2021 - 11-12-46
Or follow-my-leaders. Plural.
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Dolphin invasion of the river Dart, Dartmouth
26 June 2021 - 11-12-51
Did you know dolphins play follow-my-leader ?
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Dolphin invasion of the river Dart, Dartmouth
26 June 2021 - 11-12-51
Did you know dolphins play follow-my-leader ?
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Dolphin invasion of the river Dart, Dartmouth
26 June 2021 - 11-13-14
An ethologist could likely tell you if this is one family group. So go ask one.
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Dolphin invasion of the river Dart, Dartmouth
26 June 2021 - 11-13-14
An ethologist could likely tell you if this is one family group. So go ask one.
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Dolphin invasion of the river Dart, Dartmouth
26 June 2021 - 11-19-13
Upstream, downstream, there were so many dolphins it was extremely difficult to keep track.
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Dolphin invasion of the river Dart, Dartmouth
26 June 2021 - 11-19-13
Upstream, downstream, there were so many dolphins it was extremely difficult to keep track.
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Dolphin invasion of the river Dart, Dartmouth
27 June 2021 - 15-40-42
27 June 2021 - 15-40-42
28 June 2021 - 07-32-21
28 June 2021 - 07-32-21
28 June 2021 - 07-32-27
28 June 2021 - 07-32-27
28 June 2021 - 11-13-15
28 June 2021 - 11-13-15
28 June 2021 - 14-31-28
28 June 2021 - 14-31-28
28 June 2021 - 14-32-35
28 June 2021 - 14-32-35
28 June 2021 - 14-32-58
28 June 2021 - 14-32-58
28 June 2021 - 14-45-58
Passing close along the south coast shore, Britannia edges out from behind the eastern headland.
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P&O cruise ship Britannia passes Dartmouth
28 June 2021 - 14-45-58
Passing close along the south coast shore, Britannia edges out from behind the eastern headland.
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P&O cruise ship Britannia passes Dartmouth
28 June 2021 - 14-46-12
It's the first cruise for the P&O ship since lockdown. Departing Portsmouth. Next call: Portsmouth.
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P&O cruise ship Britannia passes Dartmouth
28 June 2021 - 14-46-12
It's the first cruise for the P&O ship since lockdown. Departing Portsmouth. Next call: Portsmouth.
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P&O cruise ship Britannia passes Dartmouth
28 June 2021 - 14-46-31
It travelled downtime south coast and then along the north Cornwall waters nd just about entered the Bristol channel before turning round and coming back.
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P&O cruise ship Britannia passes Dartmouth
28 June 2021 - 14-46-31
It travelled downtime south coast and then along the north Cornwall waters nd just about entered the Bristol channel before turning round and coming back.
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P&O cruise ship Britannia passes Dartmouth
28 June 2021 - 14-46-58
P & O cruise liner Britannia set off from Portsmouth on Sunday evening for a cruise to....nowhere.
Even going nowhere it had to pass somewhere. In this case Dartmouth.
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P&O cruise ship Britannia passes Dartmouth
28 June 2021 - 14-46-58
P & O cruise liner Britannia set off from Portsmouth on Sunday evening for a cruise to....nowhere.
Even going nowhere it had to pass somewhere. In this case Dartmouth.
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P&O cruise ship Britannia passes Dartmouth
28 June 2021 - 17-14-16
No, not a yachtsman up a mast. It's an engineer who has been driven up a pole.
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BT Openreach engineer in Above Town
28 June 2021 - 17-14-16
No, not a yachtsman up a mast. It's an engineer who has been driven up a pole.
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BT Openreach engineer in Above Town
28 June 2021 - 17-16-36
If you're up a pole with the best view in Dartmouth, best take a pic.
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BT Openreach engineer in Above Town
28 June 2021 - 17-16-36
If you're up a pole with the best view in Dartmouth, best take a pic.
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BT Openreach engineer in Above Town
29 June 2021 - 08-56-59
Double decker delight. Made by Fountaine Pajot motor yachts. It appears to be named #14.
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Fountaine Pajot catamaran #14 departs Dartmouth
29 June 2021 - 08-56-59
Double decker delight. Made by Fountaine Pajot motor yachts. It appears to be named #14.
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Fountaine Pajot catamaran #14 departs Dartmouth
29 June 2021 - 10-56-11
29 June 2021 - 10-56-11
29 June 2021 - 10-56-28
29 June 2021 - 10-56-28
30 June 2021 - 07-58-43
30 June 2021 - 07-58-43
30 June 2021 - 12-32-38
Vehicle carrier Green Cove set off from Bremerhaven for Durres which is in Albania (not Alabma as I originally thought)
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Vehicle carrier Green Cove  passes Dartmouth
30 June 2021 - 12-32-38
Vehicle carrier Green Cove set off from Bremerhaven for Durres which is in Albania (not Alabma as I originally thought)
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Vehicle carrier Green Cove passes Dartmouth
30 June 2021 - 12-37-41
DPD ? Hermes? FedEx ? 
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River Dart delivery
30 June 2021 - 12-37-41
DPD ? Hermes? FedEx ?
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River Dart delivery
30 June 2021 - 14-39-21
Dark skies approaching. But the rain passed us by.
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Kingswear general view
30 June 2021 - 14-39-21
Dark skies approaching. But the rain passed us by.
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Kingswear general view
30 June 2021 - 17-03-54
17 metre barge Moosk arrived from Salcombe. Snapped her previously in 2016 and 2018
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Sailing barge Moosk
30 June 2021 - 17-03-54
17 metre barge Moosk arrived from Salcombe. Snapped her previously in 2016 and 2018
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Sailing barge Moosk
30 June 2021 - 17-14-58
Alerted by the horn of ferry departing Kingswear I witnessed this scene unfold. The yacht helm appeared to try and get in front of the ferry's loading ramp.
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Near misses between yacht and both Lower Ferries
30 June 2021 - 17-14-58
Alerted by the horn of ferry departing Kingswear I witnessed this scene unfold. The yacht helm appeared to try and get in front of the ferry's loading ramp.
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Near misses between yacht and both Lower Ferries
30 June 2021 - 17-15-00
The ferry barge is swinging round at this moment, so there was little forward movement.
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Near misses between yacht and both Lower Ferries
30 June 2021 - 17-15-00
The ferry barge is swinging round at this moment, so there was little forward movement.
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Near misses between yacht and both Lower Ferries
30 June 2021 - 17-15-05
However, the departing ferry was being joined by the arriving ferry from Dartmouth.
One yacht had come through in the clear heading our way.
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Near misses between yacht and both Lower Ferries
30 June 2021 - 17-15-05
However, the departing ferry was being joined by the arriving ferry from Dartmouth.
One yacht had come through in the clear heading our way.
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Near misses between yacht and both Lower Ferries
30 June 2021 - 17-15-05
But the other seems determined to get through the ever decreasing gap.
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Near misses between yacht and both Lower Ferries
30 June 2021 - 17-15-05
But the other seems determined to get through the ever decreasing gap.
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Near misses between yacht and both Lower Ferries
30 June 2021 - 17-15-06
Just look how quickly that gap disappears.
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Near misses between yacht and both Lower Ferries
30 June 2021 - 17-15-06
Just look how quickly that gap disappears.
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Near misses between yacht and both Lower Ferries
30 June 2021 - 17-15-06
The Straits of Dartmouth can get very narrow.
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Near misses between yacht and both Lower Ferries
30 June 2021 - 17-15-06
The Straits of Dartmouth can get very narrow.
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Near misses between yacht and both Lower Ferries
30 June 2021 - 17-15-08
And so avoiding action was required.
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Near misses between yacht and both Lower Ferries
30 June 2021 - 17-15-08
And so avoiding action was required.
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Near misses between yacht and both Lower Ferries
30 June 2021 - 17-15-08
A sharp right turn.
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Near misses between yacht and both Lower Ferries
30 June 2021 - 17-15-08
A sharp right turn.
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Near misses between yacht and both Lower Ferries
30 June 2021 - 17-15-09
But the back end (sometimes known as the stern) swung round disturbingly close to the incoming ferry.
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Near misses between yacht and both Lower Ferries
30 June 2021 - 17-15-09
But the back end (sometimes known as the stern) swung round disturbingly close to the incoming ferry.
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Near misses between yacht and both Lower Ferries
30 June 2021 - 17-15-10
Let's repeat that...disturbingly close.
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Near misses between yacht and both Lower Ferries
30 June 2021 - 17-15-10
Let's repeat that...disturbingly close.
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Near misses between yacht and both Lower Ferries
30 June 2021 - 17-15-12
But with power on (forward on the yacht), and, presumably, power on (backward on the ferry) a serious incident was avoided.
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Near misses between yacht and both Lower Ferries
30 June 2021 - 17-15-12
But with power on (forward on the yacht), and, presumably, power on (backward on the ferry) a serious incident was avoided.
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Near misses between yacht and both Lower Ferries
30 June 2021 - 17-15-12
It's still possible some damage was done to some underwear.
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Near misses between yacht and both Lower Ferries
30 June 2021 - 17-15-12
It's still possible some damage was done to some underwear.
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Near misses between yacht and both Lower Ferries
30 June 2021 - 17-15-13
The crew looked to have braced themselves for worse.
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Near misses between yacht and both Lower Ferries
30 June 2021 - 17-15-13
The crew looked to have braced themselves for worse.
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Near misses between yacht and both Lower Ferries
30 June 2021 - 17-15-16
Finally the yacht helm begins to straighten up from the zig zag route that saved them.
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Near misses between yacht and both Lower Ferries
30 June 2021 - 17-15-16
Finally the yacht helm begins to straighten up from the zig zag route that saved them.
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Near misses between yacht and both Lower Ferries
30 June 2021 - 17-15-16
Of course, everyone involved will have their own story.
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Near misses between yacht and both Lower Ferries
30 June 2021 - 17-15-16
Of course, everyone involved will have their own story.
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Near misses between yacht and both Lower Ferries
30 June 2021 - 17-15-19
Maybe there was a malfunction on the yacht.
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Near misses between yacht and both Lower Ferries
30 June 2021 - 17-15-19
Maybe there was a malfunction on the yacht.
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Near misses between yacht and both Lower Ferries
30 June 2021 - 17-15-21

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Near misses between yacht and both Lower Ferries
30 June 2021 - 17-15-21

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Near misses between yacht and both Lower Ferries
30 June 2021 - 17-15-22

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Near misses between yacht and both Lower Ferries
30 June 2021 - 17-15-22

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Near misses between yacht and both Lower Ferries
30 June 2021 - 17-15-32
And with one misjudged bound. He was free.
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Near misses between yacht and both Lower Ferries
30 June 2021 - 17-15-32
And with one misjudged bound. He was free.
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Near misses between yacht and both Lower Ferries
30 June 2021 - 17-22-04
Panama registered container ship NYK Vega, all 338 metres of it heads for Rotterdam have journeyed from Singapore since the 8th of June.
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Container ship NYK Vega passes Dartmouth
30 June 2021 - 17-22-04
Panama registered container ship NYK Vega, all 338 metres of it heads for Rotterdam have journeyed from Singapore since the 8th of June.
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Container ship NYK Vega passes Dartmouth
30 June 2021 - 18-26-10
Buzzard vs Crow part 112.
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Buzzard vs Crow
30 June 2021 - 18-26-10
Buzzard vs Crow part 112.
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Buzzard vs Crow