Category Archives: maritime

DEBEN 4 TONNER : LEADING WIND : progress report

        10.9.18 It’s hard to believe the Birdham Pool Marina CLASSIC BOAT FESTIVAL was a over a week ago. Tucked away from the glare of publicity, in her new home, in Tim Gilmore’s workshop, Deben 4 Tonner,

DEBEN 4 TONNER : LEADING WIND : progress report

        10.9.18 It’s hard to believe the Birdham Pool Marina CLASSIC BOAT FESTIVAL was a over a week ago. Tucked away from the glare of publicity, in her new home, in Tim Gilmore’s workshop, Deben 4 Tonner,

Keel off, engine out ! Progress Report : Deben 4 Tonner : Leading Wind

one disreputable looking keel plus a very sad collection of keel bolts ! The keel before it was transported into the shed – note the chunks of filler that faired in the ballast keel in with the boat ! The

Keel off, engine out ! Progress Report : Deben 4 Tonner : Leading Wind

one disreputable looking keel plus a very sad collection of keel bolts ! The keel before it was transported into the shed – note the chunks of filler that faired in the ballast keel in with the boat ! The

Leading Wind : June 2018 update

Leading Wind has a new home in sunny Sussex ! She made the epic journey from Bosham carpark to Birdham Pool Marina in one piece and thankfully without a hitch. Now she is having some well earned rest and recuperation

Leading Wind : June 2018 update

Leading Wind has a new home in sunny Sussex ! She made the epic journey from Bosham carpark to Birdham Pool Marina in one piece and thankfully without a hitch. Now she is having some well earned rest and recuperation

History Repeats Itself : Deben 4 Tonner : Leading Wind

Two thoughts for the day : 1. Boats are dangerous mistresses : 2. Beware of social media Over the years I have owned a ragtag ¬†collection of boats and my latest is no exception, “Leading Wind, a Deben 4 Tonner,

History Repeats Itself : Deben 4 Tonner : Leading Wind

Two thoughts for the day : 1. Boats are dangerous mistresses : 2. Beware of social media Over the years I have owned a ragtag ¬†collection of boats and my latest is no exception, “Leading Wind, a Deben 4 Tonner,

Printmaking, Linocuts and Classic Boats

Not a particularly inspiring photograph of my desk in studio 3 Artspace Portsmouth – (the next photograph will be though) ! A new lino cut takes shape from a drawing that I made of HMS 33, a veteran of WW1,

Printmaking, Linocuts and Classic Boats

Not a particularly inspiring photograph of my desk in studio 3 Artspace Portsmouth – (the next photograph will be though) ! A new lino cut takes shape from a drawing that I made of HMS 33, a veteran of WW1,

Ben Ainslie

British Olympic yachtsman Ben Ainslie won a string of medals in five consecutive Olympic Games (1996-2012) and gold in the last four. His career began in 1989 when he entered the Optimist World Championships, held in Japan. This led to

Ben Ainslie

British Olympic yachtsman Ben Ainslie won a string of medals in five consecutive Olympic Games (1996-2012) and gold in the last four. His career began in 1989 when he entered the Optimist World Championships, held in Japan. This led to

Double Dutch, 2 Doctors & 3 drawing classes

The Eastern Solent at 09.40am 24.11.14 : the ipad over-cooked this shot and it decided it should be at ISO 64 at f/2.4. if i could have overridden this setting I would but then my mission was to teach drawing

Double Dutch, 2 Doctors & 3 drawing classes

The Eastern Solent at 09.40am 24.11.14 : the ipad over-cooked this shot and it decided it should be at ISO 64 at f/2.4. if i could have overridden this setting I would but then my mission was to teach drawing