Solent non shipping

Please post here things happening in the Solent area other than shipping.  It might be aviation, hovercrafts, weather, coastal construction projects, coastal wildlife, odd sightings, displays exhibitions events etc.  I’m sure someone will be interested in it.


  1. After my brief voyage on the Waverley today I came back to Portsmouth for a harbour cruise. I was wondering if I would see these strange devices in the picture. Two were towed in Tuesday by the Dutch tug Baloe and I saw them at a great distance from the Waverley near the Nab Tower. Does anyone know what are they? They are moored in the naval dockyard.

  2. Hello,
    I am a UK based artist and paint marine and aviation paintings.

    I was wondering if anyone has any ship magazines they do not want that I could use for photo references? Past copies of magazines such as Shipping Monthly, Sea Breezes, Ships Monthly, or Coastal Shipping would be ideal. Any age would be great and be a great help. Many thanks. Jonathan.

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