Portland Harbor is located beside the Isle of Portland, Dorset, on the south coast of England. Construction of the harbor began in 1849; when completed in 1872, its 520-hectare surface area made it the largest man-made harbor in the world, and remains one of the largest in the world today.
Despite the cloudy day at Paignton Harbor in England, the beach cabanas add bright color
Low tide reveals the rocks and algae at Paignton Harbor in England
Paignton is a seaside town on the coast of Tor Bay in Devon, England. Together with Torquay and Brixham it forms the borough of Torbay which was created in 1998. The Torbay area is a holiday destination known as the English Riviera. The harbor was established in the 18th century and the local council has managed it since 1935. Today it remains a hive of activity, especially during the summer months and a vast range of different users enjoy the benefits of this unassuming maritime gem.
Formerly written Peynton, Payngton and Paington, the name is derived from “Paega” an Anglo-Saxon personal name, “ing” meaning “the people of” and “ton” an enclosure, estate or homestead, the original Anglo-Saxon settlement.
Falmouth, England is famous for its harbor; it is the deepest natural harbor in Western Europe and reputed to be the third largest in the world. While Falmouth’s maritime activity has much declined from its heyday, the docks are still a major contributor to the town’s economy. It is the largest port in Cornwall. Falmouth remains a cargo port and the bunkering and repair of vessels and the transfer of cargo also keep the port’s facilities busy.
Falmouth is a town on the coast of Cornwall in southwest England. It’s known for its deep natural harbor on the Fal Estuary, and beaches like Swanpool and Gyllyngvase. Falmouth was where Henry VIII built Pendennis Castle to defend Carrick Roads in 1540.
Small by population, the City of Trinidad, California offers amazing coastline and nearly a dozen public beaches. Trinidad State Beach marks the location of one of the area’s natural landmarks.
A bench view of the cove and harbor …..
A bench to view the tall yachts at Belfast harbor in Maine
Belfast, Maine is located at the mouth of the Passagassawakeag River estuary on Belfast Bay and Penobscot Bay. Here is a bench view of the harbor that hosts numerous yachts.
Dramatic clouds grace the sky at the harbor in New Bern, North Carolina.
A sunset with spectacular clouds at the harbor in New Bern, North Carolina
The sun sets over the trees at Belfast harbor in Maine ….
A lonely rower at low tide in the Belfast, Maine harbor channel
People on this yacht use a smaller boat to commute to the Belfast harbor-side
A small boat adds color to the surrounding white ones complementing the blue water at the harbor in Belfast, Maine
An impressive yacht docked at Belfast Harbor in Maine
Belfast, Maine has a sheltered harbor for yachts and boats ….
Rowers in Sydney Harbor with the skyline as a backdrop. Image circa 1987.
A palm-tree California sunset at Oxnard harbor …..