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Fame for Skokholm!

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Our few days filming with Robson Green and team last May went on air on the 7th of February, and it’s safe to say that the feature was absolutely fantastic!

We loved seeing Skokholm and the wardens on prime time televison, and the entire programme did a superb job of showing just how special our Pembrokeshire coastline really is!

You can still watch the episode back by following the link below, we hope you enjoy it as much as we did!

http://www.itv.com/presscentre/ep2week6/tales-coast-robson-green

Happy New Year!

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After a hugely successful 2016 season we’d like to wish a very happy new year to all our customers, both new and existing, and thank you all for making it such a great year!

We’re looking forward to a fantastic 2017 with lots of exciting projects ahead, and can’t wait to share some magical experiences with you all!

 

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Robson Green pays a visit!

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It was a very exciting couple of days for all of us both on the boats and on the island, with Robson Green and team in the area filming for their new TV show ‘Tales from the Coast’.

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We took the crew across to Skokholm, through the mist, where they spent a day and night with Richard and Jiselle (the wardens) experiencing all that the island has to offer. The crew has to be one of the best we’ve ever worked with, and we’re massively looking forward to seeing the finished product when it airs in the new year! We’ll keep you posted with more details!

Landing on Skokholm

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Even managed a couple of cheeky photos with the boys!

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New for 2016!!! ‘Dale Nelson’

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New for 2016 – the latest addition to our fleet ‘Dale Nelson‘.

Hand built by our very own boat building team, she’s the ultimate offshore motor cruiser. We’re now putting her to use as a luxury charter vessel, providing private charters and offshore wildlife watching trips . . .

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With twin 420hp engines she cruises comfortably at 20 knts, and has a top speed of 28 knts.

Her deep semi-displacement hull provides a superbly smooth and stable ride, and she handles even the roughest sea conditions with ease.

 

On board there is both indoor and outdoor seating for up to 12 passengers & 2 crew, with a large heated cabin and full toilet facilities.

She is equipped with the latest in navigation and safety equipment, and licensed for up to 60 miles offshore.


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There is also a full galley with gas hobs/oven, hot/cold running fresh water, and two refrigerators.

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Her large fore-deck provides the perfect viewing platform for offshore wildlife watching, while her aft cockpit opening out onto to a bathing platform provides the perfect place to relax.

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We are now taking bookings for the 2016 season . . . call us on 01646 603109 to find out more!

 

 

Skomer Open for 2016 Season!

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A beautiful day to start trips to Skomer for the season, with light winds and blue skies. Skomer is now officially open and the Puffins are starting to make their way back. We’re very excited, and looking forward to a great 2016 season!

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First Puffin of the Year Spotted!

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The first Puffin of the season was spotted on the 13th March, bobbing just off the North Coast of Skokholm Island. The season is almost here, and we can’t wait to see them arrive in their thousands!

 

Skokholm Wardens back on island for 2016

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We were very lucky to have a beautiful day with calm seas over the weekend, offering the perfect weather window to get the Skokholm Island wardens back to their home for the season. A huge thank you to all the volunteers involved!
You can read the full details on their Skokholm Island Blog:

http://skokholm.blogspot.co.uk/2016/02/a-cursory-check-of-weather-forecast.html

 

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Skomer Island voted UK’s Favourite Nature Reserve

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It’s official, The Wildlife Trusts’ Skomer Island is the UK’s Favourite Nature Reserve!

This wildlife haven located less than a mile off the beautiful Pembrokeshire coast was the only Welsh nature reserve nominated in this highly competitive category by LandLove Magazine Awards UK.

See the full link on the Wildlife Trust of South & West Wales Website:  https://welshwildlife.org/pressreleases/skomer-island-voted-as-the-uks-favourite-nature-reserve/

 

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Skomer Features In Lonely Planet Guide

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Amazing news to see Skomer voted in the Lonely Planet top 10 best places for a family holiday in Europe 2015!

http://www.lonelyplanet.com/travel-tips-and-articles/lonely-planets-best-places-for-family-holidays-in-europe-2015

Skomer Island

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A grand total of 21,229 Puffins were counted on Skomer yesterday evening, a record count! That’s a lot of clicking, phew! West Coast Birdwatching Love Pembrokeshire Visit Pembrokeshire BBC Springwatch