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PHOTOS BY CATEGORY
After about a month, we move photos from the Date folders into individual categories such as Sail, Open Motorboat, Flybridge cruiser etc.
Sailboats - monohull portfolioSailboats outnumber all other craft, so our site reflects this. Please be aware that we only upload one photo of each boat so contact us for a full portfolio. Sailboats - multihull portfolioCatamarans and Trimarans. Here you'll find exciting craft such as the VOLVO ocean racers. We show just one photo of each boat here - email us to see the full portfolio.
Racing Yachts portfolioSometimes it's difficult to tell who's racing and who's not. These guys are definitely racing... Tall Ships portfolio
PWC's (Wetbikes, Jetskis) portfolioProbably the most dramatic subjects on our site. We show only one photo of each. Please email us for a full portfolio, quoting the registration number. RIBs, Tenders, Dories, Dinghies portfolioVery few RIBs have a name, so we log them by the make - Avon, Ribtec etc.
Motorboats - Open portfolioCruisers over 21ft in length (See Speedboats too). We only show one photo of each boat, so please conact us for a complete portfolio of any craft shown. Motorboats - Hardtop portfolioBy Hardtop, we mean any craft where the driver is principally enclosed under a hard or sliding roof. Contact us to see more photos of a particular boat.
Motor Yachts portfolioDisplacement hull craft (as opposed to flybridge cruisers which are planing. We only upload one photo of each. Contact us to have additional photos uploaded (no obligation). Flybridge Cruisers portfolioThese boats have two steering positions - indoors and out! We show just one photo of each craft. Please email us for a full portfolio.
River Launches portfolio Speedboats portfolioThis category covers boats around 21ft or shorter, often with outboard engines. We upload one photo of each boat. Contact us to see our full portfolio of your boat.
Work / Fishing Boats portfolioThe Merry Fisher is probably the most populr craft in this range. If you see a photo of your boat, contact us and we will upload all the pictures we have taken. for you to view. Water Skiiers / Wakeboarders portfolioThis category covers virtually anything towed behind a boat!
Racing Powerboats portfolioTrying to shoot these from the water is not easy - they're gone in a flash! Hence this is quite a small section. Narrow Boats portfolio
Commercial, Military & Naval Craft portfolioThis section covers charter boats, tankers, tugs etc. Please note that we only show one photo of each boat but will have several in our archives. Please email us for details Cruise Ships portfolioSouthampton is visited by most of the major cruise lines at some time duing the year. We show a few of the visitors here.
Mood Photos portfolioWe often take shots not for the sake of the boat, but because it makes an atmospheric scene. We hope you like them. Waterside Property portfolioWe plan to develop this section of the site extensively in 2014.
Scenery portfolioThis portfolio will be greatly enhanced as we tour the country in the spring of 2014. Aircraft portfolioAlthough we are called Boat photos, we often get good shots of planes, so why not include them?
Some of My Favourites portfolioThese are some of my favourite shots taken since I started BoatPhotos. PROBLEMS & DISASTERS! portfolioInevitably we come across a number of incidents on our travels and the temptation to take a photo overcomes the feeling of embarrassment for the boat owner concerned. These are a few samples...
Wildlife portfolio Rowing Boats, Canoes portfolio
SAMPLE BESPOKE PORTFOLIO
These images give an idea of what you'll get when you book a bespoke photo shoot.
 
EVENTS, REGATTAS, RACES
In this section you'll find particular events covered, such as ROUND THE ISLAND, BOURNEMOUTH AIR SHOW, HENLEY REGATTA, FASTNET, RIBEX etc. etc.
ROUND THE ISLAND 2016 portfolio BOURNEMOUTH AIR SHOW -SATURDAY 22nd AUGUST 2015 portfolio
THE FASTNET RACE - SUNDAY 16th AUGUST 2015 portfolio ROUND THE ISLAND RACE - SATURDAY 27th JUNE 2015 portfolio
SHAMROCK QUAY PROMS NIGHT 13th September 2014 portfolio HENLEY ROYAL REGATTA - SUNDAY 6th July 2014 portfolio
HENLEY ROYAL REGATTA - THURSDAY 3RD July 2014 portfolio ROUND THE ISLAND - 21st June 2014 portfolio
HENLEY ROYAL REGATTA - Saturday 6th July 2013 portfolio HENLEY ROYAL REGATTA - Friday 5th July 2013 portfolio
HENLEY ROYAL REGATTA - Thursday 4th July 2013 portfolio HENLEY ROYAL REGATTA - Wednesday 3rd July 2013 portfolio
ROUND THE ISLAND RACE - 1st June 2013 portfolio P&O 175th ANNIVERSARY - Seven Ships Leave Southampton portfolio
HENLEY ROYAL REGATTA - Sunday 1st July 2012 portfolio ROUND THE ISLAND RACE - 30th June 2012 portfolio
HENLEY ROYAL REGATTA Thurs 28th June 2012 portfolio THREE QUEENS MEET IN SOUTHAMPTON 5th June 2012 portfolio
JOHN LINDSAY Completes Round Britain Event Oct 2011 portfolio BOAT SHOWS - Southampton 2011 portfolio
BRAMBLE BANK CRICKET MATCH 2011 portfolio HENLEY ROYAL REGATTA JULY 2011 portfolio
HENLEY ROYAL REGATTA 2010 portfolio HENLEY REGATTA - FRIDAY 2nd JULY 2010 portfolio
RIBEX 2010 COWES SATURDAY 8TH MAY portfolio ROUND THE ISLAND RACE 2010 portfolio
FASTNET RACE 2009 - NEEDLES TO ANVIL POINT portfolioWe met the race boats as we came away from Swanage. COWES - ST. MALO RACE 10th JULY 2009 portfolioThis was the start of the Race, captured between Cowes and Yarmouth.
HENLEY REGATTA  SATURDAY 4th JULY 2009 portfolioPhotos will be uploaded during Sunday so please check back if your photo is not yet on the site. HENLEY REGATTA FRIDAY 3rd JULY 2009 portfolioAfter a dull start, the sun came out around lunchtime and that made for some great photos.
ROUND THE ISLAND 2009 portfolioHere are the photos from today's race. We will be uploading all Saturday and probably early Sunday, so if you don't initially see your photo please try again later. SEAWORK EXHIBITION - June 2009 portfolioThese photos relate only to the SEAWORK exhibition taking place in Southampton over three days.
RIBEX 2009 - 10th May portfolioThis folder contains mostly photos taken outside Cowes during the RIBEX 2009 demonstrations. HENLEY ROYAL REGATTA 2008 portfolioWe attend Henley every year. If you can't see your photo, please email with the boat name and we'll check our files.
QE2 FINAL RUN TO NEW YORK 2008 portfolioOn Friday 10th October the QE2 left Southampton on her final transatltic crossing. She was accompanied out by the Queen Mary 2. BoatPhotos were there to capture the moment... ROUND THE ISLAND RACE 2006 portfolio
ATLANTIC CROSSING 2006 portfolioThese are some photos taken over the Winter of 2006/7, when I crossed the Atlantic with my friend Richard Hildreth in his 45ft ferro-cement yacht, SOCA. We left Motril in Spain in mid November and sailed via Gibralter, Casa Blanca, The Canaries, Cape Verde (including Sal and Boa Vista), across the Atlantic to Fernando De Noronha, then onto Recife in Brazil. We sailed up the coast of Brazil calling in to Suriname and Devil's Island (Pappillon), Tobago, Grenada and finally Trinidad where we were in time to see the Carnival before flying home in mid March. BRIXHAM TRAWLER RACE 2006 portfolioEvery year a group of trawlers get together for a race around Torbay. We happened to be in the area in 2006 and took some great photos.
MEXICO 2013-2014 portfolio 
COMPANY SPECIFIC
This group is for companies and organisations that we photograph regularly, such as Fairview Sailing, Sunsail, JLP Sailing Club, Seafin and others.
ACE Boat Charters portfolioAs well as photography, we offer a skippered charter service for up to 6 guests. These are some of the photos from 2008 events. JLP SAILING CLUB portfolioThis portfolio has been uploaded at the request of the owner - 20th April 2009.
FAIRVIEW SAILING portfolioThis portfolio is for photos of the Fairview Sailing fleet of boats - Last updated 5th May 2009 TALL SHIPS CHALLENGER SERIES portfolioThis portfolio comprises all photos taken of the Tall Ships Challenger boats 1-4, on various dates during 2009.
DELTA RIGID INFLATABLE BOATS portfolioThese photos have been uploaded following a commission form the company. SUNSAIL RACING F40 25th April 2011 portfolio
SABER POWERSPORTS portfolio BSS GROUP portfolio
ARCHIVES
Over a period we are going to be uploading all the photos since we started in 2005 - thousands were on our old site and couldn't be transferred.
2005 Photos portfolio 2006 Photos portfolio
VISITORS' PHOTOS
Photos in this section have been supplied by photographers around the country, so come from all kinds of different cameras and at a wide variety of resolutions. To make life easier for potential purchasers we give the size to the nearest megabyte.
RTI 2017 by Mike Rooke portfolio YOLANDA portfolio
151003 NOVEM - NIMBUS 340 COMMANDER portfolio