Carrick Roads, Cornwall 2009
We have spent the weekend in and around Falmouth.
Falmouth is one of the great natural harbours of the world, with its vast deepwater expanse of Carrick Roads protected from the sea.
From the water’s edge north of Mylor, we watched Falmouth Working Boats dredging for oysters on the opposite shore. These boats are one of the few in the western world still working solely under sail
Three workboats under reduced sail, a sloop passing up the roads and a working boat moored on the foreground.
I suspect the latter is one of the racing fleet of Falmouth Working Boats, like the one below . . .
Falmouth Working Boat, 2009
One thought on “For love of a boat – Carrick Roads, Cornwall”
wow! What a sight. These sails look like needing extra care in handling than the triangular ones.
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