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


and is being manoeuvred by both Port Nelson tugs.


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.