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Saturday, 26 June 2021

Northern Rib Grumpy and Thumper

On the 2nd of February the 105 meter drill ship Valaris DS4 broke its moorings in a 70 mph wind while it was laid up at Hunterson ,although there was no visible sign of pollution counter pollution boats were brought in to survey the area. 

Wednesday, 23 June 2021



Tonka arriving at Little Cumbrae Island, she was built in 1984 for the Royal Navy, she is owned by Mirren Marine

Tuesday, 22 June 2021

Monday, 21 June 2021

Sten Idun

 From Dunoon to Port Glasgow,Sten Idun making her way up to Rothesay Dock at Clydebank.

Wednesday, 16 June 2021

Harvest Anne

 Multipurpose workboat, support vessel and landing craft. Operating around the West Coast of Scotland and Northern Isles.

Harvest Anne is seen here at Fairlie Pier.


Sunday, 13 June 2021


Waverley Saturday 12 June, on sea trials before she starts her summer season.

Wednesday, 9 June 2021

Connel Elizabeth Cargill

Troon life boat 114 007 Connel Elizabeth Cargill.
Waverley Class 44 foot.

In the 60's the RNLI fleets boats were limited to around 8kts due to their hull design, the United States Coast Guard (USCG) had developed a 44-foot boat thatplaned over the water. The RNLI bought one of these and built it as the Waveney-class.  Built by Brooke Marine at Lowestoft, O/N 1001-1006, Groves and Gutteridge at Cowes, O/N 1026-1029, 1033-1036. Bideford Shipbuilders, Devon, O/N 1042-1045. Fairey Marine, Cowes O/N 1060, 1065 and 1079.

Sunday, 6 June 2021


 Cumbrae rowing boat belongs to The Scottish Coastal Rowing Association, she is seen here passing the Little Cumbrae Island.