According to the ‘Lifeboat Enthusiasts Handbook’ ON847 “Gertrude” was a 46′ Watson class lifeboat, built in 1945. She saw service at the following stations: Holy Island: 46-68 Exmouth: 68-70 Sheerness: […]
The Rock and Padstow water taxi runs an evening service between Rock & Padstow on the Camel Estuary, the boat is a 10.00m twin jet powered catamaran and is fully […]
HMS Dasher is an Archer-class P2000 patrol and training vessel of the British Royal Navy. It came into Padstow harbour on friday 28th April
A mystery 80-ton ‘ghost ship’ recently ran aground, and the puzzle has been solved. It was discovered later that the boat had broken from its moorings and beached it’s self. The […]
The storms of 2014 that uncovered the wreckage of the German boat SV. Carl http://www.submerged.co.uk/wreck-sv-carl-boobys-bay.php Three years later and the shifting sands have covered what remained of the ship, all except […]
Padstow lifeboat Station with Mother Iveys in the background. Its not often that I walk around this side of the Boathouse, but its well worth it.