Blyth Offshore Demonstrator Wind Farm: Notice to Marine Users

Natural Power will be carrying out otter trawl and potting survey operations at Blyth Offshore Demonstrator Wind Farm. Survey operations are due to commence 17th August 2019 , subject to weather, and should last approximately one day. And then 19th August, subject to weather, and should last approximately three days. Please see the attached notice […]

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Music Night with Rab Noakes – 7:30 pm Monday Aug 5th

Don’t miss out on the chance to see a music legend on Monday 5th August. Rab Noakes is one of Scotland’s best known singer-songwriters who has performed with Lindisfarne, Stealers Wheels and Gerry Rafferty. Rab is a force to be reckoned with in Scotland and beyond. This show is bound to be a sell-out so […]

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Sailing in the fairway – some clarification

After some misinformation from the harbour watch on Wednesday evening and some concern from members I have been to see the new harbour master to get the definitive action needed when using the fairway and harbour waters. The instruction given on Wednesday by the watch keeper that  “there is to be no tacking in the […]

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Fastnet Race 2019

Dear friends, colleagues and relatives, Pippa and I are, unforeseen events apart, taking part in the 2019 Fastnet sailing race this August. We are seeking sponsorship for the race in aid of a medical charity that I support. Please see the attached poster for details or look at the just giving website page at https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/sheevrafastnet2019. […]

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Harbour Master turns Marine Surveyor

Before I stand down as Blyth Harbour Master & Marine Director please indulge my last opportunity to shamelessly self-promote myself – as you are aware my main calling from now on will be as the Head of the UK Harbour Masters Association, however this leaves me the opportunity to offer contract Marine support services to […]

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