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Red Sands Fort Sailing 2015

We publish a selection of three of our crew sailings on SB Greta from Whitstable in the summer of 2015

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X-Pilot

19. X-Pilot with Swale & Isle-of-Sheppey

North Redsands Tower Buoy 1

20. North Redsands Towers Buoy on Southern edge of Oaze Channel  ...

North Redsands Tower Buoy 2

21. ... with Shivering Sands beyond

Red Sands Forts & Kentish Flats Windfarm

22. Red Sands Forts looking East towards the Kentish Flats Windfarm

Red Sands & Shivering Sands Forts 1

23. Red Sands looking East with Shivering Sands distant

Red Sands & Shivering Sands Forts 2

24. Distance between Forts 5 nautical miles, 9.26 kilometer, 5.75 miles

Isle-of-Sheppey

25. Isle-of-Sheppey

Set 3: Photographs from 11th September 2015 ...

Red Sands Forts looking South East

26. Red Sands Forts looking South East towards Herne Bay

Red Sands Forts looking East

27. Looking East with Coaster in the Knock John Channel

G4, Control & G1 Towers Control & G1 Towers

28. G4, Control & G1 Towers
29. Control & G1 Towers

Red Sands Towers looking toward Foulness Island

30. Looking North West towards Foulness Island

Red Sands Towers looking West

31. Looking West

Middle Sands Beacon

32. The infamous Middle Sand Beacon

Decommissioned by Trinity House (beacon top removed) at 1.5 nautical miles from the Red Sands Fort, it was shown dry thus bringing the Fort within the 3 mile territorial limit in & outlawing Offshore Radio from the Towers in 1967

Active Middle Sands Beacon : Guide & Charts London Gateway

Red Sands Forts looking NE

33. Looking North East

G1 Southern Gun Tower

34. Gi Southern Gun Tower

Shellnes Isle-of-Sheppey

35.The Swale, Hamlet of Shellness on the Isle-of-Sheppey

Shelleness

36. Shellness

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