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At the heart of Hayle is the harbour, established by the Victorians and now a UNESCO world heritage site. 
Hayle is a small, shallow estuary and harbour. The fishing here can be great for Mackerel, Horse Mackerel, Bass and Mullet. 
This fishing boat was coming back in after a very successful day. 

Hayle's position by the sea and its 3 miles of golden sandy beaches allowed it to develop as a holiday destination. The sand dunes or Towans are the favoured location for a number of holiday villages and caravan and camping sites. The Gwithian beach near Godrevy is picturesque and a popular area for water-related sports including surfing, windsurfing and body-boarding.


The artwork took approximately 35 hours to produce. I was tempted to create a dramatic sky but decided upon a flowing stipple effect to enthasise the motion of the sea as the boat travels along.


Mackerel Fishing in Hayle