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thought it time I uploaded a few pictures , this was taken whilst visiting Whitby back in July , there were quite a few in their sailing boats , and a few practicing rowing in a few row boats , not sure as to what the letters and numbers stand for on the sail , perhaps someone could enlighten me , wasn't until I got home and looked at this on my computer I noticed there looks to be something behind this boat , wish I had noticed it when I took the picture , I'd of tried getting another shot , but focusing on what looks like some sort of fin

Brand:NIKON CORPORATION
Camera:Nikon D5100 Check out Nikon Nation!
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:11 Jul 2013 - 6:07 PM
Title:set sail
Username:gwynn56 gwynn56
Uploaded:22 Aug 2013 - 9:35 AM
Tags:Digitally manipulated, General, Transport
Votes:30
Voters:Derek_Fearn · User_Removed · Hermanus · rayme330 · ugly · Brovy · richmowil · Nikonuser1 · RobertTurley · TyChee · DicksPics · nonur · Irishkate · Growmore · mikbee · ColleenA · Cookie_Monster · chensuriashi · pluckyfilly · Fefe · EAS · buxton · morpheus1955 · barbarahirst · RWPhotoGraphix · JuBarney · fificat100 · myrab · marcb103 · Hurstbourne ·
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Hermanus
Hermanus  2 South Africa
22 Aug 2013 - 9:48 AM

Good to see you on site again Gwynn !! A lovely image this !!

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rayme330
rayme330 Plus Member 3rayme330 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
22 Aug 2013 - 9:54 AM

Lovely shot, Gwynne the yacht details stand out well from the almost monotoned backgrounnd.

Ray

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richmowil
richmowil Plus Member 6307 forum postsrichmowil vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
22 Aug 2013 - 11:21 AM

Nice image to come back with!! Jaws 7 or is it 8!!!! Nice image!! I like it a lot!!

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Nikonuser1
Nikonuser1 Plus Member 2Nikonuser1 vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
22 Aug 2013 - 11:29 AM

A great image to come back withSmileSmile


Cliff

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TyChee
TyChee Plus Member 10260 forum postsTyChee vcard United States1 Constructive Critique Points
22 Aug 2013 - 12:09 PM

Welcome back. Nice sharp image.
Ty

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DicksPics
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22 Aug 2013 - 1:22 PM

Great to see you back, Gwynn!
And what a superb image to start back with!

Richard

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nonur
nonur Plus Member 6nonur vcard Turkey9 Constructive Critique Points
22 Aug 2013 - 2:18 PM

It's been a long time, Gwynn. Welcome back, a good time to upload this lovely shot.

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Irishkate
Irishkate Plus Member 432 forum postsIrishkate vcard United Kingdom80 Constructive Critique Points
22 Aug 2013 - 2:33 PM

What a lovely sailing boat with it's Great Britain logo - don't know wha tthe numbers signify though.
Pity you missed the top of the sail but great to see you back.
KateGrinGrinGrin

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mikbee
mikbee Plus Member 8mikbee vcard Scotland8 Constructive Critique Points
22 Aug 2013 - 3:17 PM

I would guess the numbers are a serial number for a race or something Gwynn !!
Good shot,and good to see you back.
Mick.

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ColleenA
ColleenA Plus Member 2295 forum postsColleenA vcard Australia3 Constructive Critique Points
22 Aug 2013 - 4:35 PM

Hello Gwynn so nice to have you back on epz. A lovely image....those numbers on the sails are much the same as a car number plate. Hope to see more uploads from you

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pluckyfilly Plus Member 8342 forum postspluckyfilly vcard United Kingdom33 Constructive Critique Points
22 Aug 2013 - 6:35 PM

I was only thinking about you earlier, you must be phsycic! Or something like that (spelling)

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Fefe
Fefe Plus Member 3Fefe vcard United Kingdom31 Constructive Critique Points
22 Aug 2013 - 6:56 PM

Think the letters stand for Great Britain.... but I could be wrongTongue
Are they dragging something behind the boat?
Diane

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EAS
EAS  6 Scotland13 Constructive Critique Points
22 Aug 2013 - 7:21 PM

Good to see you back on site and with a lovely image too.

Ann

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neillr
neillr  4 Scotland
23 Aug 2013 - 11:51 AM

The red symbol denotes that this boat is of the Sigma 33 class, once an extremely popular one design cruiser/racer class. In the early nineties National Chamionships had over 80 boats, this year just 17. It's sail number GBR 4606 is issued by the governing body, the RYA. In a class like this, the RYA would normally issue a block of numbers to the builder so all the boats in the class would have similar numbers. It would be possible to find boats from another class with the same number - they would, of course, have a different class symbol. - you did ask!

For me, this image needs the top of the mast or cropped lower down and the horizon levelled.

I think what you see behind the boat is nothing other than breaking water from the wake, perhaps amplified by coinciding with a wave.

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JuBarney
JuBarney Plus Member 4JuBarney vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
23 Aug 2013 - 8:18 PM

A really lovely shot
Ju

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