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Tenby Harbour Daylight.

Tenby Harbour Daylight.
‘Dinbych y Pysgod’
Known as
‘Little Town Of Fishes’.
Many Artists flock to Wales
to be inspired by the beautiful
Coastal Scenery that Tenby
has to offer.
Augustus John, born in Tenby
was known as one of the most
Prominent Artistic Portrait Painters.
Also Known for his famous Portrait
of his fellow Countryman Dylan Thomas.

Tenby Night Harbour. Black+White.

Tenby Night Harbour. Black+White.

Tenby Tourist Information Centre   
 01834 842402.

Saundersfoot Tourist Information Centre  
01834 813672.

Milford Haven Tourist Information Centre  
 01437 771818.

Pembroke Tourist Information Centre  
 01437 776499.

Haverfordwest Tourist Information Centre  
01437 763110.

Fishguard Tourist Information Centre  
01437 776636.

Goodwick Tourist Information Centre  
01348 874737.

Newport Tourist Information Centre  
01239 820912.

St Davids Tourist Information Centre  
01437 720392.

Haydn Miller Lifeboat Tenby

 
Tenby,s Tamar is named “Haydn Miller”,
The boat was paid for by a very generous
donation from the late Haydn Miller.
The Construction is made of Fibre
Reinforced Plastic and is 30 tonnes in
weight, it,s length is 16m and can
carry a Crew of 6-7 “depending
on the need to carry a Doctor/Paramedics”.
It,s Range 250 n.miles and has a speed
25 knots.
As a Charity, the R.N.L.I.  relies on voluntary
donations and legacies for income.
Tenby Lifeboat Station has an Open Day
on th 28th August, it,s a day not to be missed, where they launch the Lifeboat for all to see. Also a Lovely shop which opens at 10am-4pm, Well worth a visit and it,s FREE.

Haydn Miller Lifeboat Tenby Wales.

 
The current Tamar class Lifeboat
is called “Haydn Miller” which was
named after the Farmer who left
£3m to the R.N.L.I in his will.
Tamar class Lifeboats are all-weather
lifeboats which are operated by the
Royal National Lifeboat Institution
around the coasts of Great Britain
and Ireland.
The class name comes from the
River Tamar in South West England which flows into the English Channel where they are manufactured by Babcock International Group.
A Lifeboat to be Proud of and have saved many lives.

Tamar Lifeboat,”Haydn Miller”.Tenby.

 
Tenby,s Tamar class lifeboat
“Haydn Miller”, aboard the lifeboat
within the stern section of there
is a built in recessed chamber
which house the small inflatable
Y-class daughter boat.
When in use it carries up to two
and is primarily used for assisting
in cliff incidents.

 

Tenby Lifeboat Station Light-Pembrokeshire-Wales.

The sea has encountered an
important role in the history
of Tenby town.
Above Tenby Lifeboat station
stands Tenby Museum, a
former school building and
one of the oldest independent
Museums in Wales.

Tenby offers many events
one of them being
“The Wales Swim” on the
24th september at North
beach, a gathering of 1500
swim athletes complete 1 0r 2 
1500m laps of the Bay, with a grand finish on the beach. The beach has plenty of viewing platforms for all to see. An event not to be missed and part of the “Tenby Long Course Weekend Wales”, Activity Wales events, Pembrokeshire.  Info at  longcourseweekend.com.

tenby lifeboat-pembrokeshire.

The sea has encountered an important
role in the history of Tenby town.
Above the Tenby lifeboat station stands
Tenby Museum, which was a former
school building and one of the oldest
in Wales.
The museum has served the community
since 1878.
In the gallery supports the history of the
lifeboat in the town from 1852 up to it,s
present brand new lifeboat, The Haydn
Miller, which complements the new
lifeboat station which Tenby has now.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        The museum has of lot of history of piracy, H.M.S. Tenby and the Tenby Air Sea Rescue Unit, illustrated with photo,s, models, paintings and original artifacts. The R.N.L.I. lifeboat crews are mostly volunteers, they are highly skilled and they will drop everything to save lives in all weather conditions, day or night.

 

tenby boats low-tide

Tenby harbour is a small fishing
harbour and the central heart of Tenby.

The sea has encountered an important
role in the history of tenby town, as
the stone quay was built to protect the
ships from the gales during the middle
ages, where there were a lot of coastal
trades imported.

The harbour carries a lot of heritage,it
was also the first harbour to import citrus
fruits into wales.

tenby harbour sailing boats.

Tenby sailing club is situated in a three-storey building at the walled-off section of the harbour called “the Sluice”.
It is thought the sluice wall was built in the 17th century,the construction of the Arched walkway across the Southeast side of the harbour was built in 1813.
Tenby Sailing Club Regatta.
Around the Harbour walls throughout the summer there are many fun events. Tenby Firemans Carnival, Tenby Folk Festival, Tenby Round Table Summer Spectacular and not  to mention Tenby Arts Festival and Tenby Blues Festival.
All these are Great days out, entertainment for all the family and for all ages.
Opposite the Harbour your leading onto North Beach to view Goskar Rock which stands prominent. Lovely views and picturesque scenery.

 

Tenby Lifeboat Station-Old and New.

 
Tenby Lifeboat station Old and New.
Taken from North beach an image
of  both R.N.L.I. Lifeboat Stations.
Tenby.Pembrokeshire.Wales.