Saturday, July 17, 2010

Saturday 17th July in Nelson is……..

The annual Blessing of the Fishing Fleet day.

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Although the weather conspired to offer up a very non-Nelson type of day, many folks still turned out and parking was at a premium around the Quay.

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Some of the fleet getting into place pre the ceremony starting this afternoon.

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You’ll notice in this panorama that another log ship has just arrived

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and is being manoeuvred by both Port Nelson tugs.

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The Royal NZ Navy had HMNZS Pukaki there too as part of the official delegation.

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And here above is a Snapshot from the Takeabreak Snapit HD Webcam.