Around The Rugged Rocks


The first thing that you get for your money (leastways on a trip to Seal Island) is a quick jaunt around part of St. Ives, which you get to see from a unique angle ..... the sea. It is quite odd to look at the inside from the outside when you have got used to looking from the inside out.

Smeaton's Pier, St. Ives, Cornwall Past the end of Smeaton's Pier we go. (Note how deceptively smooth the water looks).
The houses over Bamaluz, St. Ives, Cornwall Bamaluz, including Derek's B&B (see Useful Links - Accommodation). See, I told you it had a fantastic view.
The Coastwatch station on the Island, St. Ives, Cornwall The Coastwatch station on the Island.

Then, it's off onto the high seas!

Heading out to Seal Island in St. Ives Bay, Cornwall 1 The Cornish coast is rather rocky .....
Heading out to Seal Island in St. Ives Bay, Cornwall 2 ..... well, very rocky actually.
Heading out to Seal Island in St. Ives Bay, Cornwall 3 Be warned, even on a nice day the sea can get rather lumpy.

You can see why there have been so many shipwrecks over the years. There aren't exactly at lot of places where you can safely park your boat in a crisis.

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