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The Ferry Man

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    Photos from Poole

    Nice - shame I missed that!
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    Photos from Poole

    Evening! Visited Sandbanks yesterday in my way to the Poole Boat Show, couple of pictures attached of the Barfleur, MN Pelican and Condor Liberation. Nice place to watch the ferries at Sandbanks, and fairly lucky with Brambles Bush Bay being on the Purbrook side for both Barfleur and MN Pelican. Barfleur looks a lot better condition paintwise than Normandie, shows how the more extensive / longer Caen route has bigger impact.
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    Exterior Paint

    Just watching Normandie arriving into Portsmouth - paint job look the same
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    Fleet Renewal - Second E-Flexer Confirmed

    As good as this is, bit sad we are losing the "uniqueness" of the BF fleet
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    Visitor to Plymouth today

    Thanks for the info - will have to keep my eye open for Ocean Adventurer
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    Visitor to Plymouth today

    I am sure I have seen her come to Portsmouth before last year
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    Portsmouth Berth 4 to be replaced

    Berth 4 seen at Pounds last Sunday
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    Hythe Ferry

    Down Southampton Wateras today, and saw the Ocean Scene come down from the Itchen, and moor up alongside the Pier. moved off for the Hythe Scene, then moved back on - did this for about three HS arrivals. Aterwards headed down Southampton Waters. (Apologies for the not so good pics)
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    DFDS SEAWAYS: News & Updates

    Who? Superfast tried and failed with a pax service, now DFDS with freight service, sadly I think no one would want to risk it
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    Future Ship Powering Options

    now you're opening a can of worms... Nuclear Ships would require special berths to use, more (highly trained) crew. Some places won;t accept nuclear ships.Then in 30 years time, you have to try and dispose of it...
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    BF Refits 2017-18

    Draggin this one up a bit, but was watching a programme on the HMS QUEEN ELIZABETH, and it showed the propeller blades were fitted by divers post undocking - from the size of them blades replacing the Normandie's should be a doddle!
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    SAILING UPDATES: 2018 Latest News

    Looks like MSM is heading for Cherbourg
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    Normandie Express - 2018 Season

    What works have been carried out to require trials at Portsmouth?