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POOLE REGATTA: PHOTOS ARE ON THE NEW WEB SITE
Photos from the International Paint Poole Regatta are being uploaded to the new Sailing Scenes web site, here.
SAILING SCENES HAS A NEW WEB SITE!
This site has served us well, but advances in web design and capability have left it behind – so a n...
SailingScenes is on Facebook – at last!
It took a long time, but people who know about social media kept saying that SailingScenes should have a prese...
INTERNATIONAL MOTHS AT PARKSTONE YC
See the photos here.
BOATS IN POOLE BAY, SUNDAY 8TH MAY
If you saw the SailingScene black RIB with red banners in the bay on Sunday – especially if you also saw a lens pointing in your d...
A FEW PICS FROM 2015...
Photos from this year are inevitably scattered so widely around the galleries within this site that I thought it might be an idea to round u...
MISSED CHRISTMAS? HOW ABOUT A NEW YEAR'S GIFT INSTEAD?
If you ran out of time to give someone a photo for Christmas, how about making it a New Year’s gift? After all, the blea...
SAILING SCENES PHOTO IN INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION
I have entered the Mirabaud Yacht Racing Image competition. My photo has made it through the initial stages an...
STUDLAND BOWL TRIMARAN REGATTA
Find the photos here.
PYRA WEYMOUTH TO POOLE – ALL PHOTOS NOW UPLOADED
Find the photos here (or via the Regattas and Racing Events menu, top left)
SHRIMPERS ON STONY ISLAND
See the photos here (or via the rallies and corporate events menu on the left)
BOATS IN POOLE BAY, SATURDAY 26TH SEPTEMBER
These are in the A-Z of Cruising Yachts section (see menu on the left of this page). They're currently on the last pages. Alt...
IF YOU NEED HELP FINDING ANY PHOTOS ON THIS SITE – PLEASE GIVE ME A CALL
Recent photos on this site are indexed – usually by boat name, class and sail number – but if you're having pr...
MERLIN ROCKET SILVER TILLER AT PARKSTONE – ALL PHOTOS NOW UPLOADED
Find the gallery here.
BART'S BASH AT PARKSTONE
A few photos are in a gallery here.
BOATS IN POOLE BAY, SUNDAY 20TH SEPTEMBER
These are being added to the 'A-Z of Cruising Yachts' gallery (see menu, top left).If you enter a boat's name, design type or sail number in...
EVENTS IN POOLE, 20TH SEPTEMBER – LINKS HERE
Merlin Rockets, Multihulls, PYRA and assorted cruisers are on the way.A Merlin Rocket gallery now ex...
18ft SKIFF NATIONALS – ALL PHOTOS NOW READY
Find them here.
18ft Skiff Nationals
A few photos for starters can be found here.
POOLE WEEK: ALL PHOTOS NOW UPLOADED
Find them here. 
POOLE WEEK: SUNDAY, MONDAY AND TUESDAY NOW UPLOADED
Find the photos from the first three days here.
ZHIK POOLE WEEK: INITIAL SELECTION ON-LINE
While the rest are being sorted, a few shots are in the initial gallery here.
PARKSTONE YOUTH WEEK: BUY THE VIDEO! Stills now added too.
Click here to go to the Youth Week page, where you can buy the video that was shown after the prize-giving on Friday night. ...
POOLE BAY 8TH AUGUST
These are all now uploaded. Most are in the A-Z of Cruising Yachts section (most recent shots are on the last pages, or use the search box –...
RORC Channel Race
Find the photos here (or via the Regattas and Racing Events menu on the left)
POOLE BAY 1ST AUGUST
A few samples are on the site now, in the A-Z of Cruising Yachts gallery (go to the last pages, or use the search box).&...
BOATS IN POOLE BAY: GET IN TOUCH OR WATCH THIS SPACE!
If you have seen the SailingScenes RIB in and around Poole over the past few weeks but have yet to s...
OLD GAFFERS - POOLE RALLY, 11TH JULY
Find the photos here.
PARKSTONE DINGHIES 11TH JULY
The shots from a sunny and breezy Saturday (dinghies and some Flying Fifteens and XODs too) are now on-line here.&n...
RS200s NOW UPLOADED
Find the RS200s from the Southerns here. 300s and 500s next.
RS 800s FROM THE SOUTHERNS NOW UPLOADED
Find them here.
RS SOUTHERNS: ALL PHOTOS NOW UPLOADED
The home page for the RS Southerns is here, from where you can find the gallery for each class.
RS SOUTHERNS: 400s NOW UPLOADED
Find the 400s here.
RS SOUTHERNS: RS100s NOW READY TO VIEW
Find the indexed gallery of the RS100s here. The rest of the fleets are on the way.
ALL HANDS TO THE PUMPS!
If you’re waiting to see more photos from the RS SOUTHERNS or the ROUND THE ISLAND – they’re on the way! Getting them on line is a multi-sta...
ROUND THE ISLAND RACE: AN INITIAL SELECTION NOW ON-LINE
If you saw the SailingScenes RIB (black RIB with red and white banners) on your way around...
RS SOUTHERN CHAMPIONSHIP (update)
A selection of photos for starters can now be viewed here (or find them via the Regattas & racing events galler...
ROYAL YACHT SQUADRON CLASSICS, 6TH JUNE
An initial selection can be found here, or via the Regattas and Racing events pages
ROYAL MOTOR YC REGATTA
All Shrimpers (and a few XODs) are now uploaded, here. ...
ROYAL LYMINGTON YC DUO SERIES, 6TH JUNE
I came across the fleet beating towards Lymington by accident rather than design, but grabbed a few shots – find them via the Regattas and R...
SAIL THE WIGHT 2015
All shots are now on-line. Find the pages via the Regattas and Racing Events pages, or click here.
BOATS IN THE SOLENT AND POOLE BAY, 6TH JUNE
One or two shots of each boat are now in the A-Z of Cruising Yachts pages (go to the last pages for the most recent additions). Us...
SATURDAY 6TH JUNE
If you saw a black RIB with red SailingScenes.com banners anywhere between Poole and Bembridge on Saturday, and you think I might have been ...
MONDAY 25TH MAY
It wasn't the most sparkly of sailing days, but the SailingScenes camera was out on an assignment and grabbed a few other shots on the way b...
MYTH OF MALHAM RACE
A few shots from Saturday evening and Monday morning can be found in the Regattas and Racing Events gallery (2015) or via this link. ...
POOLE AND SWANAGE BAYS 23RD MAY
Some of the shots are now on-line; the rest are following.Find them in the A-Z of Cruising Yachts or Motor Boats and RIBs categori...
POOLE BAY 16TH MAY
All shots now uploaded. Use the search box to find boats by name, type or sail number.
POOLE BAY 19TH APRIL
An easterly was blowing into Poole Bay on Sunday 19th April and I was out there with the camera. See the results in the A-Z of Cru...
THE LOWEST TIDE EVER IN POOLE (WELL, ALMOST...)
If you want to see sand banks (and mud banks) in Poole Harbour that you've never seen before and that possibly won't appear again ...
BRIGHTEN UP A GREY JANUARY WITH A PHOTO FOR THE NEW YEAR
If you ran out of inspiration for Christmas presents, how about making amends with a gift of something that si...
Boxing Day Meet of the Cotswold Vale Farmers Hunt
Find the photos here (or via the 'non-boaty' section from the menu on the left, near the bottom)
POOLE YC COMMODORE'S PURSUIT RACE
Find the photos here (or via the Regattas and Racing Events – menu on the left).
SEE BELOW FOR A SELECTION OF THE LATEST HAPPENINGS...
Follow the links in the news items, navigate via the menu on the left, use the search box, or contact me and I will be h...
POOLE HARBOUR AND BAY – 21ST SEPTEMBER
This was too good a day not to be out on...
POOLE BAY SUNDAY 31ST AUGUST (AIR SHOW) – NOW ON LINE
These shots of boats, dolphins (and, in some cases, boats with dolphins) are now on the site.Find them by entering your ...
POOLE WEEK AND WAYFARER WESTERN AREA CHAMPIONSHIP
Shots from the first day, Saturday, are now on line. Find them via the Regattas and Racing Events menu on the left, or use this li...
Albacore nationals at Parkstone
A few pics from Saturday can be seen here (or via the Regattas and Racing Events menu)
POOLE BAY AND STUDLAND BAY - SATURDAY 9TH AUGUST
If you were out enjoying the stunning conditions on Saturday 9th August and saw a black RIB with a red SailingScenes banner, you m...
FLYING FIFTEEN NATIONALS – ALL PHOTOS NOW UPLOADED
All the shots are (finally!) here (or find them via the Regattas and Racing Events menu on the left). ...
ROUND THE ISLAND RACE – ALL PHOTOS NOW ON LINE
If you saw a black RIB with red and white SAILINGSCENES.COM banners (or have followed a li...
INTERNATIONAL PAINT POOLE REGATTA – IRC, VPRS & PHHS
Find the IRCs here and the combined VPRS and PHHS here. ...
MOCRA NATIONALS – PHOTOS NOW ON LINE
Find them here.
18ft SKIFF GRAND PRIX AT PARKSTONE
All the photos are now on-line and indexed, here (or find them via the Regattas and racing events gallery from the ...
First sailing shots of new Farrier F-85SRC trimaran
The first-ever sailing shots of the new Farrier F-85SRC carbon-hulled trimaran, taken less than an hour after it was launched, are in the A-...
UNUSUAL BOATS TO VISIT POOLE
Poole isn't a usual port of call for 60ft racing trimarans or 155ft super (or should that be mega?) yachts, but we've had both her...
RMYC XOD 'X46' Trophy Race
I wasn't covering this race, but happened to coincide with the fleet in the bay and one or two presented themselves nicely for pho...
J/70 and J/80 NATIONALS - ALL PHOTOS NOW ON LINE
The J/70s and J/80s are the first photos from the International Paint Poole Rega...
INTERNATIONAL PAINT POOLE REGATTA, MOCRA NATIONALS and J/70 and J/80 NATIONALS – uploads under way!
Photos from the event are being uploaded...
SUNDAY 18th MAY: BOATS IN POOLE AND CHRISTCHURCH BAYS AND THE WESTERN SOLENT
If you saw a black RIB with red SailingScenes banners and a lens pointing in your direction somewhere between Old Harry and Lyming...
Boats in Poole Bay, 3rd & 4th May 2014
Photos from the weekend of 3rd and 4th May are now in the A-Z of cruising yachts gallery. Go to the last pages (here) an...
CHRISTMAS ORDERS
The Christmas post is now the principal factor in determining whether orders will arrive in time for 25th, but I can still get prints under ...
Poole Charity Pursuit Race
A preliminary selection of shots from this colourful spectacle on a brilliantly sunny November morning can be seen here. More to f...
MERLIN ROCKET SILVER TILLER - ALL PHOTOS NOW ON LINE
All the photos from Saturday and Sunday are now in a gallery here. An initial selection of shots from both days can be found ...
K6 NATIONALS - ALL PHOTOS NOW UPLOADED
All the photos from the four days of the championship are in a gallery in the 'Regattas and racing events' section here.  ...
POOLE WEEK - ALL PHOTOS NOW UPLOADED
The shots from Saturday, Sunday, Monday (just a handful) and Tuesday are in the complete Poole Week gallery here.&n...
RS500 NATIONALS: ALL PHOTOS NOW ON LINE
I was away for a few days immediately after the event, but all the shots are now in the gallery here. 
Fastnet Race 2013
Some shots taken as the fleet beat out of the Solent and headed west are on line here. More will be following.
18ft Skiffs - all photos
All photos are now on the site here (and the preliminary selection is still on-line here).
Parkstone Regatta 2013
A few shots are now on line here, with more following as soon as time allows.
Boats in Poole Bay, 29th June
Shots from Saturday 29th June are in the A-Z of cruising yachts gallery (from the menu on the left). Go to the last page and work forward fr...
Parkstone Cruisers photo shoot – now on-line
Web gremlins didn't allow me to upload the photos taken in Studland Bay on 11th May, but now that we're systems go I have put them in a gall...
Wayfarer nationals: all photos now available
A selection of shots can be seen here, or go here for the complete gallery.
ROUND THE ISLAND RACE 2013: more photos being added
If you saw a black RIB with red SailingS...
Poole Charity Pursuit Race - 11th November
Photos from the sunny Sunday are in the Regattas and racing events gallery, or follow this link.
Dart ladies' and singlehanded nationals 2012
These photos are in the regattas and recent events section, or use this link to find them.
Boats in Poole Bay, Christchurch Bay and off Hurst and the Needles, 29th September
If you saw a black RIB with red SailingScenes banners and someone pointing a camera at you...
Best of Poole Week
I have put a few selected shots from Poole Week in their own gallery here.
18ft Skiff Grand Prix at Parkstone
A few photos are in a preliminary gallery here. Lots more will follow. Call with any queries in the meantime.
Poole Week 2012: all photos now on-line
All photos are now on the site. Follow the links from regattas & racing events (left) ...
Mirror Europeans 2012
A selection of photos from day 3 is now on line here. More to follow.
Dittisham Regatta 2012
These photos are under the Regattas and racing events, or go straight there using this link.
Boats and dolphins in Poole Bay, Sunday 19th August
A selection of these photos is now on line; more to follow. The boats are in the A-Z of cruising yachts s...
Boats and dolphins in Poole Bay, Sunday 19th August
These photos will appear as soon as time allows. In the meantime, please contact me with any queries and I will endeavour to respond! ...
Poole Bay – Sunday 22nd July
These shots are in the A-Z of cruising yachts section (see menu, left).
ROUND THE ISLAND: MORE PHOTOS ADDED
I have now started to upload the rest of the RTI photos in a new gallery here. I'm working through them in chronological order but...
ROUND-THE-ISLAND PHOTOS: preliminary selection now on-line
I have uploaded a few photos as a taster here, while I'm processing the rest. A n...
Solent, Sunday 1st July
If you saw me pointing a camera in your direction in the Solent on Sunday 1st July (the day after the Round the Island race), I probably hav...
Round the Island Race 2012: photos coming soon, or call with any queries
Sunday's 'West or south-west 5 or 6, moderating 4 for a time' delayed my return to the desk following the race because it turned o...
International Paint Poole Regatta photos now on line.
This link will take you straight to them, or find them in the regattas and racing events menu on the left.
Poole Regatta & FD nationals
Photos coming soon! Contact me with any queries in the meantime.
Poole Bay – Sunday 27th May
Shots from the first real Summer Sunday of the year are now on line. Find them by category in the menu on the left (sailing boats ...
RS200s at Parkstone
To see shots from the event, follow the links in the Regattas and racing events menu (left), or click here.
Good Friday in Poole Bay
Friday was the only sunny day over Easter, so it seemed a good time to throw the boat in the water and see if everything worked. A few hardy...
Poole's Twin Sails bridge (non) opening
Lots of noise, lights, self-congratulations, flag-waving, drum-banging, partying and ceremonial goings-on, but still no ...
Winter uploads
This is the time of year when I should be catching up with the hundreds of photos I didn't manage to index and upload last season (or the se...
Testing times
Instead of doing lots of speculative and regatta photography over the past few w...
Cadets at Parkstone - 3/4 September
I took a handful of shots on the Saturday (when it was a bit grey) and the Sunday (when most boats decided not...
Studland Bowl multihull regatta – photos on line
Shots from the Sunday are on line now. Find them via the Regattas and racing events menu (top left) or use this link. One or two from Saturd...
18ft Skiff Nationals
You might have heard about them in Sydney Harbour – now you can see what they look like in Poole Bay! Find them via the Regattas a...
Laser 4000 Nationals
Photos from the event can now be found here.
Poole Week
Photos from the week (Sunday, Monday, Wednesday and Thursday – it wasn't worth going out on the other days!) are now on ...
Fastnet Race – Sunday 14th August
The Fastnet fleet had a lively start and I grabbed a few shots as they beat down The Needles Channel. See them...
Round Britain in a 17-footer
Anyone who happened to notice a 17ft Pirate mini-cruiser approaching Bar Buoy off Poole on 31st July would probably have assumed i...
Studland Bay Multihull Regatta
A few shots from the event are now on line here (or find them via the Regattas and racing events gallery). 
Monday 18th July - more Round the Island pics added
While the vast task of sorting and indexing all the images w...
Boats in the Solent, Sunday 26th June
If you saw a blue power catamaran with red banners and someone pointing a long lens at you between Newtown and Yarmouth, it was me – and the...
ROUND THE ISLAND 2011 – first photos now on line
I have lots of splashy shots from the race, which will be uploaded as soon as possible. In the meantime, a pre...
Wanderer nationals 2011
A few pics of the event from a rather grey and breezy Sunday 19th June are now on-line in the Regattas and racing events...
19th June: boats in Poole Bay now on line (except the regattas)
General cruising yachts are in the A-Z of cruising yacht pages (find them via the menu on the left or use this link - it will...
Boats in Poole Bay, 11th June
These shots are in the A-Z of cruising yachts section  – find them via the menu on the left, or use this link to go straight ...
Flying Fifteen Southerns and OK open at Parkstone
Find them in the Regattas and racing events section, or use this link for the Fifteens and this one for the OKs. ...
XOD Centenary Race, Lymington, 3rd June
Glorious sunshine, a lovely breeze, perfect sailing conditions – all the right ingredients. Photos are in the Regattas and recent events gal...
Boats in Poole Bay, 4th June
These (including a few from the Royal Southern's Poole and Back Race) are in the A-Z of cruising yachts section (see menu on left)...
Parkstone Regatta and J/24 Southern Areas
Shots from a breezy weekend are now on line. I didn't take that many, but one or two give an indication of what conditions were li...
Moths at Parkstone, 7th May
Photos from the Parkstone YC WHY Jewellers Moth Open Saturday are now on line here.
Boats in Poole Bay – Saturday 30th April
For cruising yachts, look in the 'A-Z of cruising yachts' gallery (see menu on left) and enter the boat's name, sail number or des...
Easter weekend – boats in Poole Bay
I was in the harbour and bay on Friday and Saturday, and the shots are now on the site (most are in the A-Z of cruising yachts section). Ent...
Merlin Rocket Silver Tiller photos now on-line
It's a while since the event, but the Merlin Rocket photos from the 2010 Silver Tiller at Parkstone ...
Commodores' Challenge 2010
Photos from the annual match-racing challenge between youth teams from Parkstone and Poole yacht clubs are now on-line in the rega...
Christmas order dates - don't miss out!
Prints can be ordered for pre-Christmas delivery right up to 20th December - provided I don't have a last-minute rush! As the date draws nea...
Dolphins in Poole Bay (and Winter Series racing)
They don't often perform for the camera, but the dolphins came out to play during the Poole Winter Series on Sunday 21st...
Poole Winter Series 31st October
A selection of shots from the bay on 31st October is now on line: find them via the Regattas and racing events...
Casino night at Parkstone Yacht Club
These shots are in the miscellaneous section (menu, left) - scroll to the bottom of the first page. Or go straight there via this link. ...
Dart singlehanded and ladies' nationals - photos now on line
Find them via the Regattas & racing events menu (top left) or use this link.
First 31.7 nationals (18th September)
Find the shots via the Regattas & racing events menu (top left) or use this link.
Boats in the Solent, 18th September
Find these in the A-Z of cruising yachts section and enter the boat's name, sail number or design class in the 'search this gallery' box. Le...
Nab Tower Double
These shots are in the Regattas & racing events section (menu, top left) or go straight there via this link.
JOG Poole to Cowes Race, 12th September - photos now on line
The shots are in the Regattas & racing events gallery (menu, top left) or you can go straight there by using this link.
RS100 nationals at Parkstone - photos now on line
Two galleries are now in the Regattas and racing events section (menu, top left): a preliminary selection with a few of the livelier shots (use t...
Poole Week 2010
All photos now on line. Find them via the Regattas and racing events menu, or click here.
Dart 18 GP, Parkstone, 7th Aug
A few shots are in the regattas and racing events gallery, 2010 - or use this link.
Boats in Poole Bay and Studland, Sunday 8th August
These shots are on the A-Z of cruising yachts pages. Use the search index (enter boat name, design class or sail number), go to pages 187-192, or use ...
Parkstone Youth Week - photos now on line
A selection of photos from Youth Week are in the regattas & racing events section (menu above left), or find them here.
Going aground in and around Poole: a helpful guide
We have all miscalculated the depth and hit the bottom now and again, but over the weekend of 7th and 8th August several skippers highlighted some of ...
Island Double - all photos now on-line
A new gallery now includes all the photos from the race. Find it here.
Island Double - selection now on line
A preliminary selection from the Island Double is here. The rest will follow as soon as possible. Please contact me with any queries in the meantime. ...
Flying Fifteen nationals - all shots now on line
All photos are now here.   A selection of the best shots is here.    
Boats in Poole Bay, Saturday 10th July: a selection now on-line
A selection of these photos has now been uploaded to the site (the A-Z of cruising yachts section, here - then go to the latest pages). Some of t...
Wayfarer Westerns 26th & 27th June
A selection of photos can be found in the Regattas & racing events selection, or click here. More will follow when time permits! (you're welcome t...
Round the Island Race - a selection now on-line including shots of the winners and top four finishers in the overall results
I have uploaded a selection of photos (here) and the full gallery will follow as soon as it's ready. Going through all the shots is taking a while and...
Boats in the Solent, Christchurch Bay & Poole Bay, Sunday 20th June
These shots will be on the site as soon as I have sorted through them (and a few from Saturday of the Round-the-Island). This will take time...
12th and 13th June: Moths in the harbour and boats in the bay...
A selection of Moth pics is on the site now (here). Some of the boats in Poole Bay and Studland Bay have also been uploaded (go to the A-Z of cruising...
Poole Regatta - all photos now uploaded
At last all the photos are in the new gallery, indexed by boat name for ease of searching. Find the gallery here.
Poole Regatta - a selection now on-line
I have just (Monday morning) uploaded a selection of shots of the regatta. See them here.    
Boats in Poole Harbour and Bay, Sunday 23rd May
The shots I took in the harbour and bay on Sunday 23rd are now on line. You will see some of them in the 'newest photos' section. To find a particular...
The season is starting soon...
Time, weather and outboard engines needing more than the usual amount of attention have conspired to limit the amount of time I have spent afloat so f...
Poole Winter Series 20th December
What a day to end the series! (as long as you had a good pair of gloves...) A selection of shots is on-line - more to follow.   A few Lilliput...
Poole Winter Series 13th December
No repeat of last week's dramas - just a few crews getting bored and hoisting spinnakers in a variety of configurations, plus some sunlit boats agains...
Orders can't be guaranteed for Christmas now, but how about something for the New Year?
Of course it's not too late for Christmas either if you adopt the Orthodox tradition and present it on 7th January
Poole Winter Series, 6th December - capsizes, sinkings, dismastings and lifeboats to the rescue!
It was all action today, and this was just in the harbour...   A selection of shots is in the Poole Winter Series 2009 gallery - find them in t...
31st October: Arcona rally & other boats in the Solent - photos now on-line
I was in the western Solent principally to cover the Arcona rally, but plenty of other boats passed in front of the lens as well.    Arcon...
Photos from 24th & 25th October now on-line: Merlin Rocket Silver Tiller, Winter Series racing, and cruisers in Poole Bay
I caught a few Merlins throwing some spray around on Saturday, with the odd Poole YC Laser and YWDB among them. On Sunday it was the cruisers in the W...
26th & 27th September: Albacores, Fireballs and boats in the bay
A lovely weekend, if lacking in breeze. The Albacore Southerns and Fireball open at Parkstone are now on line (find them via the Recent Regattas secti...
Weekend of 12th & 13th September - Poole Bay (including Cowes-Poole JOG)
More uploaded Sunday 20th - still more to come! This is the time of year when everything goes a bit mad in the boating world, so I'm running...
Poole Week: all photos now on-line
All the shots are now in the main Poole Week gallery. Find them via the Recent Regattas menue or click here.      
Photos from the August Bank Holiday weekend - some on-line, the rest to follow
I have some bright and breezy shots from Poole Bay on Saturday and some bright but rather less breezy ones from Sunday in the bay and harbour. I'm run...
HOW TO FIND WHAT YOU'RE LOOKING FOR ON THIS SITE
Ways to find the photos:   1. Use the search box ('search entire website') If it's a shot from a regatta or racing event: for dingh...
Weekend of 22nd & 23rd August - lots of pics on the way!
I was shooting in the harbour and bay over the weekend and will be uploading the pics over the next few days. In the meantime, if you want to know wha...
F18 nationals
I haven't yet uploaded these, expecting limited demand, but have had a few enquiries so will be putting them on line when possible. If you're looking ...
Poole Bay - Sunday 17th August. Photos now on-line
I was out in Poole Bay, mainly between Old Harry and the training bank, on Sunday afternoon - so if you saw me pointing a lens in your direction there...
Youth Week: all photos now uploaded!
It has taken a while, but all the Youth Week pics are now on-line. I have added the Picos and Optimists, plus a few more Toppers, Lasers, Mirrors and ...
Youth Week - some classes uploaded
The 420s, RS200s, Mirrors, ABs and Cadets are now on line. Processing all the shots is such a massive job that I'm splitting the upload into batches, ...
Parkstone Youth Week 2009 - the rest of the pics are on the way!
It's over for another year - and what a week it was. Sun, rain, wind, calms and tides provided variety for the sailing and, of course, for the photos....
Parkstone Youth Week: Windless (almost) Wednesday - but still fun!
A selection of photos from each day's racing will be uploaded to start with. Shortly after the end of the week I hope to have all the shots indexed an...
Island Double pics now on-line!
They're all there at last. Here's the link to take you straight to the page (or go via the Recent Regattas section).
Dart 18s at Parkstone - photos now on-line
What a wet and windy weekend it was! All the pics have now been uploaded - go to the Recent Regattas section, then 2009, or click here to be taken dir...
Dart 18 Grand Prix at Parkstone
Some splashy pics from Saturday (and one or two from Sunday as well) will be appearing shortly. Watch this space...
Island Double: rest of the photos not far away!
A lot more photos coming as soon as they're all sorted - midnight oil is being burned. To see the sample page in the meantime, go to the Recent Regatt...
Swan European Regatta
Toppers at Parkstone on Sunday, Swans in the Solent on Tuesday...a bit of a contrast, but both have sails and passed in front of my lens. I happened t...
Topper National Traveller Series at Parkstone YC
A selection of photos can be found in the Recent Regattas section
Spinnaker Yachts in Poole, 9th July
Now on-line! (look on the Corporate events page on the menu to the left)
Gaffers in Poole Bay 4th July
These shots will be uploaded as soon as I get a chance. If you would like to see thumbnails of any particular boats in the meantime, just let me know....
Solent and Poole Bay 21st June
Photos now uploaded. Search by boat name/type. Let me know if you can't find anything!
ROUND THE ISLAND PHOTOS NOW ON LINE!
The midnight oil has been well and truly burned and no candles have any ends left (or much of a middle, for that matter)...but the photos are now avai...
Round the Island Race 2009
If you saw me pointing a long lens in your direction on your way around the island, I might well have a pic of you. The photos have just been poured o...
Solent and Poole Bay 21st June
I took a few pics on the way back to Poole following the Round-the-Island Race. I will be uploading them to the site when possible, but if you saw my ...
PYRA Spring Regatta - all photos now indexed and on-line
It has taken a while to work through well over 1,000 photos and complete all the stages of editing and processing to get them indexed and on-line - bu...
PYRA Spring Regatta - a few sample pics now on-line; the rest getting close!
It was a lovely weekend - apart from the lack of wind! Lots of nice bright sunny pics coming as soon as I have sorted through the 1,500-plus shots, th...
Flying Fifteen Southern Areas 23rd & 24th May - photos now on line
Saturday wasn't a great day for racing or photography, but Sunday made up for it - and Monday for the photographer was a very long day at the computer...
The late-May Bank Holiday weekend - photos in Poole Bay
If you saw me in the bay or harbour on Saturday or Sunday, do check back for the photos in a few days - or get in touch and I'll let you kno...
This Bank Holiday weekend (23rd-25th May)
The forecast is good (for the second Bank Holiday in a row!) and I'll be out in Poole Bay with the cameras. The major racing event is Parkstone Regatt...
Photos from 2nd May (Poole Bay) - now on line
Saturday turned out to be by far the best day of the Bank Holiday weekend, and I was in Poole Bay - mostly between Bar Buoy and Old Harry. If you saw ...
Photos from 19th April - Poole Harbour & Bay
I was in the harbour and bay on Sunday 19th April, principally to test some new camera kit, but that also involved taking shots of quite a few boats -...
A 'falling over' gallery has been added
If you spend as long on the water as I do, especially in weather that drowns expensive cameras, you can't help getting shots of boats broaching, capsi...
New pics uploaded!
Several hundred new photos have been added over the past few days - many in the A-Z of Cruising Yachts, with others in galleries including Dinghies &a...
More memories of summer
More photos from the summer to be uploaded soon. We did have some super sunny sailing days in 2008 in among the rain and greyness, and I have the proo...
Orders for Christmas
There's still time to place orders for Christmas - just! Prints are despatched from the laboratory in London by first-class post, and the lab is unde...
Canvas prints now available - update, March 09
Do you fancy something different, or would you like to give someone a really special present? How about a print on canvas? I have just had a print tu...
Shots from sunny September
The photos from Poole Bay & harbour taken on 20th and 21st September are now on-line and, in most cases, can be searched for by boat class or name...
Shots from the summer...
Photos taken in the Solent and Chichester the day after the Round-the-Island Race (29th June) are now on-line - only a few months late! The other week...
Studland Bay, Poole Bay & Harbour, 20th/21st September
I have uploaded some shots of boats that people have asked about over the past few days. The rest from the weekend will be there as soon as possible. ...
Studland Bay, Poole Bay & Harbour 20th/21st September
If you saw my lens pointing in your direction over the weekend, I may well have a photo or two of your boat. They will be uploaded as soon as possible...
Poole Bay Saturday 30th August
Photos taken in Poole Bay on the second day of the Bournemouth Air Show (the sunny Saturday - one to remember!) are now on line. Sailing yachts are in...
Poole Week photos now on-line
At last the Poole Week photos have been processed and uploaded!
Poole Bay Saturday 30th September
If you saw me in the bay during the air show, I might well have a shot of your boat. I will be uploading them to the 'A-Z of cruising yachts' page as ...
Poole Week 2008
The photos are on the way! Taking them is less than half the work - the rest of it is hours and hours at the desk, downloading, sifting, sorting, ...
New Site!!
    At last the site has been completely re-designed to feature a greatly increased number of photos and to offer on-line ordering. &nbs...