Mariquita, Round the Island Race - RYS Bicentenary, Cowes. 2016

Mariquita, Round the Island Race - RYS Bicentenary, Cowes. 2016

Off the wind sailing clock-wise round the Isle of Wight, John Caulcutt at the helm with Captain George Newman by his side. C-type archival or Gicleé print available. Limited to 1/25, signed.

Elena, Saint-Tropez 2015.

Elena, Saint-Tropez 2015.

Elena powering through the fleet, towards the finish. Saint Tropez, 2015. C-type archival or Gicleé print available. Limited to 1/25, signed.

Six metre, Robbe & Berking boatyard, 2010.

Six metre, Robbe & Berking boatyard, 2010.

A dolphin-like shaped hull, shot here in early stages of construction. C-type archival or Gicleé prints available. Limited to 1/25, signed.

Vagabondo II off the wind, Gulf of Saint Tropez 2011.

Vagabondo II off the wind, Gulf of Saint Tropez 2011.

As the cat paws of a fast approaching Mistral wind were in my vista, this masthead shot illustrates Vagabundo II, the German Frers designed ketch launched in 1945, spilling wind. C-type archival or Gicleé prints available. Limited to 1/25, signed.

Titanium Nitride, Portofino, 2011.

Titanium Nitride, Portofino, 2011.

Shamrock V's Titanium Nitride coated Lewmar winches set against the deep blue waters off Portofino, Italy. C-type archival or Gicleé prints available. Limited to 1/25, signed.

Mariquita, Osbourne Bay 2015.

Mariquita, Osbourne Bay 2015.

Mariquita with her spinnaker set, powering up as she leaves the lee of Osbourne Bay, Isle of Wight, 2015. C-type archival or Gicleé prints available. Limited to 1/25, signed.

Jim Thom at the helm, Antibes 2015.

Jim Thom at the helm, Antibes 2015.

Mariquita's captain steering her through a rolling sea at Les Voiles D'Antibes, 2011. C-type archival or Gicleé prints available. Limited to 1/25, signed.

Lionheart and Ranger, Falmouth J Class Regatta, 2012..

Lionheart and Ranger, Falmouth J Class Regatta, 2012..

Carbon sails abrest, Ranger to windward and Lionheart to leeward, covering each other in the eerie fog. C-type archival or Gicleé prints available. Limited to 1/25, signed.

The pair. Oxford, England 2011.

The pair. Oxford, England 2011.

Oars crafted by Collars Sparmakers. C-type archival or Gicleé prints available. Limited to 1/25, signed.

Thames Barge, Cabby, London 2010.

Thames Barge, Cabby, London 2010.

Using her topsail, gliding up the great river. C-type archival or Gicleé prints available. Limited to 1/25, signed.

Talitha G at anchor, Saint Tropez. 2012

Talitha G at anchor, Saint Tropez. 2012

Lying on the hook in the Baie des Canebiers, Talitha G, the 260ft motor yacht designed by G.L. Watson is waiting for her owner to return from racing at Les Voiles de Saint Tropez. C-type archival or Gicleé prints available. Limited to 1/25, signed.

The knock, Maria CK21, 2011

The knock, Maria CK21, 2011

"Ready on the main, ease, ease. I need someone back here to get it back in, in a minute." Action on board Maria, a topmast Smack racing off Osea Island. C-type archival or Gicleé prints available. Limited to 1/25, signed.

Climbing for the finish. Eilean, Cannes 2015.

Climbing for the finish. Eilean, Cannes 2015.

Late afternoon light, a fairly stable breeze and Eilean seen here holding an impressive amount of sail and climbing up to the finish at Regates Royales de Cannes. C-type archival or Gicleé prints available. Limited to 1/25, signed.

The dip – Mariette and Cambria, Saint Tropez 2011.

The dip – Mariette and Cambria, Saint Tropez 2011.

Mariette's bowman at work, looking for distance and speed, dipping Cambria, ready to come back up wind. Saint Tropez 2011. C-type archival or Gicleé prints available. Limited to 1/25, signed.

Vagabundo II close reaching, Saint Tropez 2011.

Vagabundo II close reaching, Saint Tropez 2011.

Robbie Fabre at the helm, with family crew members preparing for a building wind in the Gulf of Saint Tropez. C-type archival or Gicleé prints available. Limited to 1/25, signed.

On the foredeck, Shamrock V. Portofino 2015

On the foredeck, Shamrock V. Portofino 2015

C-type archival or Gicleé prints available. Limited to 1/25, signed.

Riding the swell, Kelpie of Falmouth. 2014

Riding the swell, Kelpie of Falmouth. 2014

Sailing, the day after high winds in the swell off Saint Tropez in 2014. C-type archival or Gicleé prints available. Limited to 1/25, signed.

Premature hoist. Kelpie, Cannes 2014.

Premature hoist. Kelpie, Cannes 2014.

Action! Gerry and Konrad recovering the kite. C-type archival or Gicleé prints available. Limited to 1/25, signed.

Silver gelatin waters, Mont Saint-Michel 2011

Silver gelatin waters, Mont Saint-Michel 2011

Deep blue skies fall away as dusk sets in the company of a rising tide, Mont Saint-Michel glinters. C-type archival and Gicleé prints available. Limited to 1/60, signed.

Blessing from above, Brittany 2010.

Blessing from above, Brittany 2010.

Retired vicar Michael Palmer and his wife Nettie commissioned a new build of a West Solent Restricted Class yacht, seen here sailing off Brest, this is 'Winnie Marie'. C-type archival and Gicleé prints available. Limited to 1/60, signed.

Postponement, Portofino 2011.

Postponement, Portofino 2011.

Crew on board Cambria contemplate the night before on the bow as they wait for a course to be set. C-type archival and Gicleé prints available. Limited to 1/60, signed.

Untitled, Irene. 2010

Untitled, Irene. 2010

Lesley Morrish, the owner of West Country Trading Ketch 'Irene' talks me through the jobs of rebuilding her after the 'great fire'. C-type archival and Gicleé prints available. Limited to 1/60, signed.

Maria at night, 2010.

Maria at night, 2010.

Decks soaked, scrubbed, salted every five. Icey waters and a bracing wind chill hosted Maria CK21, a topmast Smack for a night sail of Mersea Island. C-type archival and Gicleé prints available. Limited to 1/60, signed.

Pitching, Saint Tropez 2014.

Pitching, Saint Tropez 2014.

Kelpie in grey and stormy waters during a layday at Les Voiles de Saint Tropez, 2014. C-type archival and Gicleé prints available. Limited to 1/60, signed.

Kelpie, off the wind. Cannes 2014.

Kelpie, off the wind. Cannes 2014.

Gerry Atkins sorting out the leads and preparing for the next leg. C-type archival and Gicleé prints available. Limited to 1/60, signed.

Untitled, Sunbeam. Blackwater Estuary 2011

Untitled, Sunbeam. Blackwater Estuary 2011

Smack 'Sunbeam' seen here racing in the muddy waters of the Blackwater Estuary, Essex. England during the Blackwater Barge and Smack Race. C-type archival and Gicleé prints available. Limited to 1/60, signed.

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Shackles, 2016

Shackles, 2016

Part of a series of photographs that explore the shapes, textures and purposes of objects used in traditional sailing.

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Copper Boat Nails, 2016.

Copper Boat Nails, 2016.

Part of a series of photographs that explore the shapes, textures and purposes of objects used in traditional sailing.

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