Posts Tagged ‘Ben Ainslie’

Newsletter 8, Sea Fever and super yachts

Tuesday, August 18th, 2009

Newsletter, Sea Fever and super yachts, The Marine Art of Gordon Frickers No. 8 © august 2009

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HM Schooner Pickle, HMS Victory and the British Ambassador's residence, Paris

Tuesday, December 1st, 2009

My flight was confirmed today. Apparently I’m going to be a starlet on TV a first for a marine artist?
This re HM Schooner Pickle, the gallant little ship that carried the news of the battle of  Trafalgar and the death of Nelson,  interview to be  with Tom Cunliffe… (more…)

Paris, a month would fly by!

Thursday, December 10th, 2009

This time it was to be the train to Paris then major on the Metro. I attended a  UKTI / British Marine Federation Showcase at The Ambassador’s Residence,  research at Musee Maritime, Paris,  the main focus of this all to brief visit to a magnificent city.   Paris_from_Montmatre_IMG_6509_d.jpg (more…)

Going for gold and the Wayfarer World Championship

Thursday, July 15th, 2010
Wayfarer? I was recently called a tortue and more flatteringly an etoile voyager.
An amusement is I will be in Weymouth this week end and next week. So what?
Wayfarers that’s wot!
Here is a pic of a Wayfarer I built taken guess where and when?  Are_u_ready_to_sail_wp.JPG
And on the subject of winning, going for gold,  my marine painting, one of the last marine paintings produced at Plymstock  “Going for Gold, Ben Ainslie at the Sydney Olympic games“. (more…)

Ben Ainslie at the Sydney Olympic Games

Thursday, October 20th, 2011

For the London 2012 Olympic Committee yesterday I was working with the Relations Publique de Gallaicsois  and was working on the presentation.Ben_Ainslie__Sydney_Olympics_IMG_0768_d.JPG (more…)

Going for Gold

Friday, December 9th, 2011

A flagship and for a while forgotten painting of the renowned Olympic sailor Ben Ainslie is up for sale.   Ben_Ainslie___going_for_gold___IMG_2443_d.JPG

The painting can also serve to introduce ‘The Art of Gordon Frickers’ to some leading galleries and auction houses; which one will seize the opportunity to sell this unique picture? (more…)

Olympic sailing, Ben Ainslie

Sunday, April 15th, 2012

Here is an amazing new painting for the web site, enjoy.

There is a fair chance a gallery will sell it this summer if it is not snapped up via my web site, make an offer we can’t refuse!  E mail B_Ainslie_at_Sydney_d.jpg (more…)

Ben Ainslie, good luck mate

Sunday, July 29th, 2012

See Ben Ainslie is sailing today – Ben Ainslie who won his first gold sailing a Laser dinghy (picture here) has dominated his Finn class in international competitions for several  years.  First_Gold_B_Ainslie_IMG_3139_wp.JPG

Great Britain’s most decorated Olympic sailor knows he can take nothing for granted.

There is a rare chance to view, possibly own, 2 original Ben Ainslie paintings and sketches produced by Gordon Frickers under licence from the British Olympic Association at and see them for your self near Weymouth at The Coastal Gallery,  Southampton Road, Lymington: ( (more…)

Olympic gold and corporate greed

Monday, July 30th, 2012

Ben Ainslie’s  hope for a fourth Olympic gold is on course but seriously challenged, while corporate greed is spoiling parts of the games. Ben_in_the_window_Coastal_Galley_30_7_2010_d.jpg

You can view the Ben Ainslie paintings at The Coastal Gallery. (more…)