Wednesday, October 22, 2008

NEW WAVE - TALL SHIP IN RAMSEY HARBOUR

NEW WAVE
Babooshka

ABC - Letter N.

What is it though? It's a rare sight in Ramsey Harbour although these never used to be. So what is it. Well It's not the new Swimming pool you can see over on the right with the curving roof. No, It's actually the red and white Tall Ship you moored, called the "New Wave." I snapped this shot very quickly as I was literally running onto somehwere else, so a quick not thought out snap for a change.

This is actually a grand sight to see in the harbour, a real blast from the past because this is the very harbour that the STAR OF INDIA or the Euterpe as you may know it was built. Yes the one that has been loving restored and is berthed in San Diego. If you click on the words Star of India above it will take you to my post about it with an image of the commemorative plaque here in Ramsey. The Isle of Man has strong links with the sea, as do most islands. From the Bounty, The Jane, The Island Yacht Race to The Book the " English Passengers" we have had a wonderful variety of sailors and ships.

Speaking of books, how would you like to swap a book you no longer want for one you have always wanted to read, re read, or to try out out something new? Try this great new blog BOOK SWAPPERS . I know I'll be in on this.

I'm late tonight, and a little light on the visiting. I'm on a mission to curb someone's enthusiasm (to put it kindly) on mimicking my writing style and suggesting( now that is being polite) that this very blog, content and images be their very own. You poor deluded fool. I am onto you, thanks to copyscape and Google alerts. It's a small island I will find you. Game On!

Want to join ABC got the lovely hostess with the mostest, MRS NESBITT'S PLACE

52 comments:

Rebeckah said...

Really beautiful boat! That book link is great! I can't wait to go and check it out! I just peeped at your 'my world' picture too and it is beautiful! WOW! Hope you are having a nice week!

laxeylass said...

I heard about this ship. Didn't do the paperwork, so can't say more. It looks at home sat in the harbour, which looks stunning btw. What will happen to the old pool?

PERBS said...

Tall ships are so beautiful! We had some here during the Oregon Rose Festival.

brad, boston said...

LB,

I have seen the Euterpe. Who'd a thought you guys built it. The harbour looks so cool.

Jean-Charles said...

Dear Babooshka;

you're right, I was a bit scared to hear the fire alarm in my building after what happened to me before. Thank god, nothing happened. Great picture above !

ellen b said...

Ahh it is a lovely sight indeed! I love tall ships...

kENNY said...

I follow you blog because I was born in Ramsey. I now live in Sydney. I suggest looking at other photographers on the island of lesser talent as the culprits. I will keep my eyes peeled but look to the small minded islanders who have a very green eyed gene. The new swimming pool looks very modern.

Virginia said...

B, go forth and conquer. Wish I were there to help. I pity the fool!
V

Suzanne said...

Really good shot for just a snap. The colors are beautiful.

MumbaiiteAnu said...

Beautiful photo and nice name of the ship.

Aileni said...

For a 'modern' sail boat, she has a classic hull. I am glad you got the shot.
Don't forget the Vikings - pretty fair sailors.

magiceye said...

very pretty sight!

antigoni said...

Beautiful photo. Nice post for "N".

Webradio said...

Great ship Babooshka !
Nice photo, and good text...

P. S. : I also pity the fool !

Olivier said...

il est magnifique ce bateau, j'ai le mal de mer et je déteste monter sur un bateau, mais cela me fait toujours rêver. superbe photo

it is wonderful that boat, I seasick and I hate jumping on a boat, but I am still dreaming. superb picture

Liz said...

Tall ships are a beautiful sight to see.

Hope you catch the perpetrator of the crime.

Bear Naked said...

Beautiful shot of a tall ship.
What is that old saying about imitation being the most sincerest form of flattery or something like that?
Sorry to hear you are having a problem with an imitator.
It must be very frustrating for you.
Bear((( )))

Ackworth Born said...

A grand looking ship

Is it one of those looks-like-a=hotel-review=site that's grand-filching your work - had that happen to me a while back - check out http://www.plagiarismtoday.com/ which I found useful.

evlahos said...

excellent composition and colors

Reader Wil said...

Hi Babooshka! As a daughter of a sailor and a widow of an ex- sailor, I cannot but love tall ships. If I had been a boy I probably would have been a sailor too. Wonderful idea to swap books, I only have great difficulty with parting of a book.

Rakesh Vanamali said...

Thats a nice picture Babooshka, and a good write up too!

And yes, do lash out at the shameless replicator with full force so as blatant plagiary is nipped in the bud!

Cheers

Rakesh
http://almostsunday.blogspot.com

naturglede said...

Good choise for the N.

Hendrawan said...

wow.. I do not know that Ramsey has a harbour.. look at the boat, remember me my hometown.

sam said...

Tall ships are so majestic.

GrandAnglais said...

Well they say imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, that's how I'd look at it anyway.
You're lucky being so close to the sea. Here in landlocked Brum I have to settle for Gas Street Basin and Brindley Place. Lots of nice barges if not majestic sailing vessells such as these!

Suburbia said...

A beautiful sight! Thanks :)

Miss_Yves said...

"N"is for "Nice"
...Nice photo,
nice and clever name for a ship!
miss Yves

system operator said...

I was little confused at the beginning, why was the ships hanging in the air. Then I realised it has to be the tide. We don't have that in Finland:)

But as you said, grand ship, and great photos as usual!

Lily Hydrangea said...

what a great shot for being on the run. I love the red color.
Good luck in your quest for the imposter!

Marie-Noyale said...

Those old boats had so much charm!!!
I am going to your link about books right now..
have a good day.

manxiecat said...

Always a pleasure stopping my my non manxie blogger.

D Herrod said...

Beautiful ship.

RuneE said...

Now that is post I can appreciate - very few things beat Tall Ships for beauty!

Louis la Vache said...

A grand sight, indeed! "Louis" really likes the tall ships - or ships of almost any description for that matter...

mannanan said...

I love this shot as I adore tall ships. I was intrigued when she came into the harbour a few weeks ago and like you I took numerous photos. I also did a bit of research and found out that she is used for evangelical purposes. Spreading the word of God around the world via training and character building on board ship. here is a link to their website....

http://www.marinereach.info/?page_id=61

photowannabe said...

Perfect choice for the letter N. the tall ship is so majestic. Terrific shot on the run too.
Hope you catch the imposter. Good luck.

Tanya said...

Gorgeous photo Babooshka and it's so neat because I know the Star of India very well! I don't know how many times I've walked past it and always admired it, even as a kid!

I'll have to check out the book swap. I already am a member of paperback swap but this one sounds fun with fellow bloggers :)

leslie said...

Lovely shot, even if it was done in a rush. I'll check out the book swap. :D

Stormel said...

Hi!
Today I received - by surprise - the "Blogging Friends Forever" Award. According to the rules I can now give this award to 5 other bloggers of my choice.

I have chosen your blog because of your lovely pictures. :o)

Please visit my blog and you will see your name among the 5 in question. Then it will be your turn to give the award yourself to 5 other bloggers of your choice, according to the rules you will find indicated there!

Greetings from Oslo!

Dragonstar said...

What a sight! Tall ships are so graceful - I love them!

I hope you catch your copier.

Denise said...

Wonderful post, and a very picturesque scene. I remember The Star of India from when we lived in San Diego. Another beautiful old ship. Thank you for sharing this, it is a great photograph.

nonizamboni said...

Good luck with your mission!
Great photo and a new swimming pool. . .how nice. Love the name given it as well.
Happy Wednesday!

Bergson said...

beautiful boat
when they touch the sea ; they go out

richies said...

A beautiful photo. Seems peaceful. I would love to visit. I hope you find your plagiarist.

An Arkie's Musings

marley said...

The water looks like glass with a toy sailing ship on it!

Someone is pretending to be you?! Don't they realise you will get hold of them and do nasty things to them? I'll help!

me ann my camera said...

I have seen a group of tall ships twice in Canada and they were breathtakingly beautiful. Lovely post.

PixieKatten said...

Great post with a beautiful photo! Good choice for Abc Wednesday. Hope all is well. :o)

Neva said...

A great ship.....

Alan said...

Go get the theiving @#$%&*!! :)

Nice shot. Needs a bit more water, me thinks, before she'll float. :) Great to catch it out to see the full hull.

Rinkly Rimes said...

I'm intrigued by the thought of you tracking-down the plagiarist through the twisting streets of Ramsey!!!

Dragonstar said...

Back again, this time in my "official" capacity as a member of the ABC team!
And I still think this is a great entry!

kml said...

I LOVE Tall Ships - yours is beautiful!!

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