Sails of the South

These are the Sails of the South, found beside the M275 near Portsmouth, England. Unveiled in March 2001 as part of the Gateway Project regeneration scheme, it represents a masted tri-sail in homage to Portsmouth’s maritime heritage. Er, a bit like the Spinnaker Tower in, um… Portsmouth then? Just to the south you can see the Tipner Bridge which received refurbishment as part of the same project – there’s several masts on it which light up at night, just like the sails do. And there’s a submarine here too! Thanks to Dee.

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