Mainly West of Queen Street - seen through my lens

Category: Boats

Blue Tugboat

Blue Tugboat

Blue Tugboat

On an America’s Cup raceday, it is fitting to show something on the water. The blue tugboat, seen from Shed 10, with the imported cars behind on Captain Cook Wharf, and container cranes at Bledisloe and Fergusson terminals further back.…

Four Optimists

Four Optimists

Four Optimists

French Bay is the haunt of the Optimist Class sailing dinghies – but on this day their boats had rounded Shag Point for a picnic in Paturoa Bay (Titirangi Beach). Here they are lining up for the return journey.…

MS Amsterdam

MS Amsterdam at Princes Wharf

MS Amsterdam at Princes Wharf

Seen last Sunday, getting ready for a 29-day Grand World Voyage from Auckland to Hong Kong, via the eastern coast of NZ and Tasmania, Sydney, … . Nice orange lifeboats, best if they can stay in their alcoves for the duration of the trip.…

Pacific Sun

Pacific Sun

Pacific Sun

The P&O cruise ship Pacific Sun is tied up for engine repairs at Auckland’s Wynyard Wharf. The ship dwarves the tanks of our tank farm just behind it.

Maintenance Work

Maintenance Work

Auckland, City of Sails

Auckland, City of Sails

Auckland, City of Sails

Auckland has the slogan “City of Sails”. This picture shows some of the masts to attach sails to. In the background the city of Auckland.…

Blue and Red

Spinnakers under the Harbour Bridge

Spinnakers under the Harbour Bridge

Spnnaker start to a Friday afternoon boat race under the Auckland harbour bridge.…

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