Eyemouth museum boat and historic maritime items collection goes under the hammer

Auctioneer Sweeney Kincaid is selling the contents of the large Eyemouth World of Boats collection¬†held at locations at Eyemouth, Cardiff and Lowestoft. ¬†Be quick, for it closes 12 Noon on Wednesday 26th July. The item are being sold under the instructions of the liquidators of Eyemouth International Sailing Craft Association Limited (Eisca), a Scottish registered … Continue reading “Eyemouth museum boat and historic maritime items collection goes under the hammer”

Chris Perkins’ photos from the Beale Park Boat and Outdoor Show

I’m most grateful to Chris Perkins for giving me permission to raid his impressive collection of photos from this year’s Beale Park Boat and Outdoor Show. Chris is a lovely, meticulous photographer, and seems to have the knack of being unobtrusive when he’s shooting – no-one in his shots seems to pose for the camera! … Continue reading “Chris Perkins’ photos from the Beale Park Boat and Outdoor Show”

Photographer Ellen Tynan in Egypt

Photographer Ellen Tynan has some impressive sets of photographs on Flickr – the photos in this collection set one thinking about the boats and people they depict, and are also a powerful reminder that there’s more to present-day Egypt than tourism and dreadful political troubles. Here she is photographing currachs and hookers on the coast … Continue reading “Photographer Ellen Tynan in Egypt”