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Newlyn Fish Market - boats due to land.

Sunday, 2 October 2016

Porthgwarra punt hauling, Ajax homeward bound.


Just above the westernmost fishing cove in the UK, looking back towards Lizard Point...



looking down form the South West Coast Path the punt Midge hauls a small string of post - working in strong tide means big buffs...



close to the shore...



from Gwennap Head there's a good view of traffic heading for the Runnelstone buoy... 



including the Nelwyn netter, Ajax as she rounds the corner inside the buoy...



which marks the Runnelstone reef, and not far off high water the pinnacle of rocks that gives its name to the buoy can be seen breaking, a measure of the ever-present ground sea in the South Western Approaches...



keeping and eye on things, the NCI watch station at Gwennap Head, in what was the old coastguard station and home to Land's End Radio...