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On 6th June 2016 the Kentish Flats windfarm was officially inaugurated

We've published photographs elsewhere whilst broadcasting on the London station Maritime Radio, however in response to requests we provide the following sequence of copy free photographs

Ramsgate Harbour reception

1. Ramsgate Harbour reception

Melanie Rogers

2. Melanie Rogers, Vattenfall Local Communications Officer

The Balmoral The Balmoral underway

3. The Balmoral
4. Balmoral underway

The Balmoral build plate

5. Balmoral build plate

Neil Austen, Mike Shaw

6. Neil Austen, Whitstable & Herne Bay, Water Safety Committee & Mike Shaw, Whitstable & Herne Bay Lions

Tornado off Ramsgate

7. Vattenfall Service Craft, Tornado leaves Ramsgate ...

Tornado off Ramsgate

8. ... at high speed, see video clip later

Guests socialise

9. Guests Socialise before the official proceedings

Balmoral foredeck Roger Gale

10. Balmoral foredeck
11. Thanet North MP Sir Roger Gales

Shivering Sands Forts 1

12. Shivering Sands Forts 1

Shivering Sands Forts 2

13. Shivering Sands Forts 2

Shivering Sands Forts 3

14. Shivering Sands Forts 3

Guests & employees

15. Guests & Vattenfall employees, anticipate ceremony

Preparation for blessing

16. Preparation for the blessing

Going through Kentish Flats Windfarm

17. Reverend Warren

Reverend Warren

18. Through the Kentish Flats Windfarm

Vattenfall Head of Business Area Wind

19. Vattenfall, Head of Business Area Wind ...

Gunnar Groebler

20. ... Gunnar Groebler


21. Tornado


22.Video Clip

Built in 2016 the 23 metre catamaran is capable of 25 knots delivered by twin Rolls Royce 504a waterjet engines, she can sleep 4 & carry a 15 ton payload distributed equally between fore & aft' decks

Mike Weir

23. Whitstable Harbour Master Mike Weir

Balmoral Bow

24. Balmoral Bow
25. Balmoral Bow from Whistable West Quay

Disembarking Balmoral

26. Disembarking Balmoral

Balmoral on Whitstable West Quay

27. Balmoral on Whitstable West Quay

Balmoral leaves Whitstable's West Quay

28. Balmoral going astern leaving Whitstable

EMS Vulcan at Whitstable Harbour

29. Offshore Support Vessel EMS Vulcan

Operated by Excel Marine Services from Whistable Harbour

Table history of Red Sands Fort Guest list

30. Table Red Sands Fort history prepared for occasion
31. List of guests

Presentations & celebrations

32. Presentations & celebrations in the Marquee on the West Quay of Whitstable Harbour

Whitstable sunset

33. Another famous Whitstable sunset from the end of the West Quay

Dolphin Navigation light with Whitstable sunset

34. Twinkling navigation light on the Dolphin off Whitstable Harbor West Quay

More Vattenfall photographs in both the ScrapBook & Personal Pages

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