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X-Pilot Fishing Trips and Thames Estuary Excursions

Now teamed up with Project Redsand. A superbly appointed ex pilot vessel owned and skippered by Alan Littlewort. Trips arranged from Rochester and Sheppey.

Sailing Trips 

Thames Sailing Barge "Greta" based in Faversham, Kent - Summer Season sailing trips to the Maunsell Forts and other Thames Estuary locations.

Wildlife Sailing

You now have the opportunity to take a short trip or part day sail from Herne Bay's new Harbour on the Spectacular Open Yacht WILDLIFE, as seen on the BBC Holiday programme and Meridian Television.



Please support Britain's lifeboat services.

English Heritage

Helping to maintain the historic environment of England.

London Bridge Museum and Educational Trust 

John Mowlem was born in 1788 at Swanage, Dorset. In 1807 he moved to London to join the Government Mason's Department and rose to become general foreman. In 1840 he enlisted two partners to form Mowlem...

Sons of Alpha Centauri

An inspirational trio of musicians from Kent’s Isle of Sheppey.  View their website for recorded music and live gigs.

“A brutal hybrid of abrasive stoner rock and distorted electrical harmonies”

British Sea Power

An established  five member amplified rock band from Brighton. See the website for available recordings and news of forthcoming gigs.

Oyster Press

Thanks to Oyster Press for sponsoring leaflets to Project Redsand to help us get the word about our project out there. They supply a complete in-house general printing service for clients both locally in the Canterbury, Whitstable and Herne Bay area and all over the U.K. offering conventional lithographic printing, digital printing and copying facilities. 


Tim Mitchard

Extensive collection of images by Doctor Boogie on Flickr


Photographic record of Red Sands and Shivering Sands (plus knock John)from 1999 and 2003, 2004 to 2005.

Reuben Powell

Artwork and photography by Reuben Powell.......

Jeff Milan

The type of work he undertakes ranges from, Commercial, Press, PR, model portfolios, reproduction work, Commissioned Landscapes, Advertising and Product shots. He also has some nice images of the Redsand Fort for sale.


Bob Le-Roi

On Bob's site you will find a wide variety of articles covering the Sea Forts.

Red Sands Radio

Operating from the heart of the community at Whitstable Harbour the station in it's 5th year once again brings a taste of how proper Community Radio should sound.

Offshore Echo's

Views from the heyday of offshore radio, nicely presented with stories and pictures.

Offshore Radio

One of the best Offshore Radio sites.  Many personal photographs from the fort dj's.



The Seafort Project is an artistic exploration of isolation, referencing and problematising the lone Romantic and the idea of the Sublime, investigating how one's experience of time changes in isolation, and what creative contemplation means in a twenty first century context.

Tommies Guides - The WW1 & WW2 Military Book Specialists 

Tommies Guides was established in 2005 by Ryan Gearing, a publishing graduate with over 15 years experience in the book-trade & a penchant for WW1 & WW2 military history

Danger Man

Information on John Drake's exploits and the Danger Man series.

Maunsell Sea Forts

Information page about the Maunsell Sea Forts