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Importance of the Drone Code

Importance of the Drone Code With nice cloud formations over the island it was looking good to fly the drone and capture some nice images, after about thirty minutes I heard an approaching helicopter. I immediately started descending the drone from its one hundred metre altitude. Whilst bringing the drone down to thirty metres I […]
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Morning Fog

Morning fog The lovely seaside village of St Margaret’s is set in the heart of White Cliffs Country. It first appeared in the Domesday Book as “Sancta Margharita” with continuing history revolving around its location. From late Victorian times it developed as a holiday resort and retreat for the well-to-do, amongst which Lord Byron, Ian […]
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Island dawn

Island dawn The first Christmas after returning to my home port from my Circumnavigation myself and a few other ‘boats’ dressed ‘ship’ with fairy lights. A tradition I have always done with SV Pinta during out voyages. These days it is an organised event at the Royal Harbour. To read all about my adventures please […]
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Dawn across the marshes

Dawn across the marshes On a beautiful winter morning as the dawn light turns the sky from an immense darkness to a glorious, wonderful sight. From dark blur,dark orange through to a burst of light as the sun rises above he marshland. Step back in time on the trail of Faversham’s Two Creeks and discover […]
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Storm Ciara

Storm Ciara Storm Ciara triggers amber warnings The Met Office has issued several National Severe Weather Warnings for strong winds and heavy rain brought by Storm Ciara throughout the weekend, including an Amber warning for much of England and Wales on Sunday.  Yellow wind and rain warnings have been issued for north-western parts of the […]
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Harbour lights

Harbour light’s The first Christmas after returning to my home port from my Circumnavigation myself and a few other ‘boats’ dressed ‘ship’ with fairy lights. A tradition I have always done with SV Pinta during out voyages. These days it is an organised event at the Royal Harbour. To read all about my adventures please […]
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Island Sunrise

I have sailed our world, I have sailed to over thirty four ports of call, I have sailed to over seventy four locations, I have sailed over fifty thousand nautical miles. It could be said I am authority on sunrises and sunset’s, this one is hard to beat!  
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Oare Creek

Its site was settled in prehistoric times. Successive waves of immigrants arrived by sea, and the Creek, from continental Europe. Predecessors of the Romans were the Belgi. They recognised the importance of what we now know as Standard Quay for imports and exports and had a farm next door at what we now know as […]
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7,000 Haystacks on fire

Temperature -1, awake early to capture the crisp sunrise however on-route to the location I noticed a fire upon the horizon. Smoke filling the dawn sky. This fire was too big, I just had to go and see what it was. From the location I thought it was ‘Thanet Earth’ however as I drove closer […]
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Remember, remember the 5th November

The day is finally arrived, after a false start date today will always be remember, remember the 5th November The CAA drone registration started in the UK at 08:00hrs today, I quickly obtained my operators ID and although I hold a PfCO I am exempt from taking the Flyers test I decided to take it […]
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