Tanker Da Li Hu heading for Finnart 28 June 2008.
A Fife yacht heading for the finishing line 26 June 2008. Another fine shot by ClydeNavalGazing correspondent Neil Robertson.
SD Salmoor heading for Rothesay Bay 27 June 2008. I notice that she is now termed a 'cargo ship' rather than a 'salvage vessel'?
Classic yacht Mariette (?) returns early to her temporary base off Fairlie 24 June 2008. I am not sure if she returned to carry on the Wednesday leg of the race from Rothesay to Largs via the Kyles
An interesting event at Ardrossan, 24 June 2008, when Caledonian Macbrayne's Caledonian Isles had to sound horn TWICE after a fishing vessel ignored calls and lights (allegedly) and decided she was for the inner basin!
Container vessel Petuja heading for GOT 24 June 2008. Does she not require a pilot (Yeoman Bank was already waiting for a pilot and Petuja continued up the firth without stopping!)?
After an overnight in Irvine Bay, bulk carrier Yeoman Bank waits at Cumbrae Pilot Station, inbound from Glensanda 24 June 2008.
Caledonian Macbrayne's Loch Shira was nearly on the beach attempting to avoid the Fife yachts and their entourage 21 June 2008.
Chaos reigns!!!! 21 June 2008.
Converted lifeboat Grace Ritchie was part of the flotilla accompanying the Fife yachts on the first day of the Regatta 21 June 2008