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Whitstable Harbour Day & Oyster Festival 2005

Nick Covell of Storm Worn Timber specialise in Reclaimed hardwoods for Outdoor Furniture Design

X-Pilot & the Tug Kent behind

Canoeists paddle towards Tug Kent, her home port is Chatham Medway Maritime Marina, a basin of the World Historic Dockyard

See the Tug Kent once tender to Radio Tower

For a rare shot of the Tug Kent Lyness in the late 1970's

X-Pilot a former Gravesend Pilot Vessel

Now available for private charter fishing from Gravesend

Which well known radio photographer is this? see below

Tug in Dock (TiD) 164 had onboard Robert Prescott of the University of St Andrews Research Department he's a seasoned mariner & Project Director for Historic Ships

It's Martin Stevens a self confessed Tug anorak owns TiD 164, & several others including a historic tug hulk in Cypress

A biog' of Martin, once photographer of the Offshore Pirate Radio Stations can be seen in City Reunion & he's featured in the Radio Sutch & City series

He's sailed from Whitstable on many occasions, but this is the first time he's brought one of his own tugs into the harbour

Columbine local boat named after a local sandbank carries the local Faversham registration

That's it until next year

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Thanks for the update makes for great reading seeing what you've been up to. We miss the Oyster Festival as we used to live in Whitstable many years ago.

I now run here Pier FM 88.7 here in New Zealand - Martin Standen

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Now see Harbour Day & Oyster Festival 2006

Also see Whitstable Harbour Recent Memoires

For more pictures aboard SB Greta off the Whitstable Coast navigate from Greta 1

For all our nautical adventures navigate from Afloat

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