NU2614 : Coble on shore at Boulmer (2)

taken 10 years ago, near to Boulmer, Northumberland, Great Britain

Coble on shore at Boulmer (2)
Coble on shore at Boulmer (2)
Cobles are clinker-built open fishing boats unique to the north east coast of England. Characteristics include shallow draft for landing and launching from beaches, twin keels, high bow to cope with heavy seas and launching into surf, a steeply raked transom, and a tarpaulin shelter instead of a cabin. Originally, cobles were sailed (with a simple squaresail rig) but most are now motorised.
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NU2614, 155 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Friday, 19 June, 2009   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 2 July, 2009
Category
Boat   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NU 266 141 [100m precision]
WGS84: 55:25.2219N 1:34.8702W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NU 265 141
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EAST (about 90 degrees)
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