A few pix over the years
Ready to go last trip of 2016. Fastnet in early November - best avoided!
How to eliminate fuel range anxiety
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Roancarraig.The old lighthouse and the new Solar powered LED light tower complete with AIS, to the right- first in the country although quite a few...
Taken in 2013 Bantry Bay rocks North of Roancarraig. Lay there for years and dissappeared around 2016 in a storm
My Northcraft 5.5 with 2Stroke 90Hp Very nippy but a bit flippy
Lencraft also lost on Carbery Island. Again not mine but scary to see what happens to a boat going on the rocks. I reckon after seeing this, swim...
Carbery break destroyed this lovely Ribcraft - not mine but a sad sight.
ZapCat Cork City photographing the Ocean to City Ras Mor. It's a great camera platform with minimal wake to interfere with rowing racers.
Big swell October heading past the Mizzen
When something more than 2x your size and 3x your HP is the only thing you've seen all day and this is him planing near Mizzen Head, it's marking the...
Common Dolphin coming to escort near Mizzen Head
Ardnakinna Lighthouse on Bere Island guards the Western approach to Castletownbere
Cobra temporarily anchored off Toor Pier near Three Castle Head
Cobra 2014 visitng Cape Clear North Harbour as usual. South Harbour is more scenic but poor shore access and easy to get trapped there in a Southerly...
Big Minke surfaced beside the Cobra just North of the Fastnet returning from Cape Clear while heaved-to to  switch tanks. 2014
6.5M Nautiluswith BF130 on a long trip from Ringaskiddy to Summercove April 2015. Berthed in Kinsale for a cautionary takeon of petrol as a Sw F6 had...
The legendary and completely natural tunnel through the Bull Rock. I got through for the first time in 2015 after passing many times as conditions...
Cobra 5.5 on Dursey Island during a very long trip.
Bottom half of the Calf Lighthouse - a huge storm swept the top away a few years -1881 after construction 1866 . The 6 keepers sheltered in the...
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Humber Destroyer 5.8 and Yamaha F115. Very fast and really stable at 40 kts, a great sea boat.
The old disused -when InishTearaght was lit 1870) upper Skellig lighthouse with the lower and current light.
Ribtec 5.8 with Fuel Injected Honda 90. Great combination and supersmooth power
"And all I ask is a tall ship and a star to steer her by" or my version: a seaworthy RIB, safe haven, a pint and a bag of crisps. That's my 5.5 Cobra...
Fastnet last visit 2014, perfect late Autumn dayin October  albeit a bit rough and that mist bank in the background rolled in just minutes later...
Cobra cruising home after one of those rare days that justify all the hassle of having a boat!
One very happy co-pilot
Speaks for itself!
 



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