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
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.
A little bit of Hollywood fantasy has come to a Cornish fishing village. Due to bad weather, a huge sailing boat has been forced to take shelter in Padstow. The […]