Calshot NCI: Photos Jan-June 2016
Most of these photos were taken from Calshot Tower NCI with a Canon “snapshot” camera or using my iPhone so the definition is not good.
27th/28th March: A windy day. Two container ships passed at the Fawley passing place – where the shipping channel takes up most of Southampton water. The next day cruise ship AIDAmar looking like something out of a child’s toy box!
10th April: Ovation of the Seas (see Diary Entry for description)
17th April: a Swallow Yachts BRe was out for her first sail of the year and belongs to James (?). It was interesting seeing the Hawk 20 Cabin version on the slip at the same time. The BRe looked sleek whereas the Hawk looked dumpy! In fact the Hawk is a similar width to Seatern so I shouldn’t gloat!
The 18 foot skiff weighs 160 kg all up, there wasn’t quite enough wind to get it really going. Not to forget the gaff rigged Mirror – I thought they were all gunter or (more modern) bermudan!
8th May: Roy watches tanker, an 18′ skiff, and a junk rigged cruiser!