Friday, 12 May 2006

Quality tour

Cornwall Seafood's Mr Quality - ex seiner skipper Robert George talks up the quality of fish landed at Newlyn to a visiting delegation.

Pirates of Newlyn!

In addition to the fish, Roger lands a decayed depth charge! Well. that's the yarn any visitors would get!

Mackerel comes ashore

They don't come any fresher - sadly prices are down for the local mackerel boys - Mr Morley arrives at the market while three punts make their way back to tier.

End of the neap - last netter lands

Padstow registered netter Berlewen pulls away from the market to take ice - local crew member Tristan throws a line ashore under the ice chute.

Monday, 8 May 2006

Visiting scallopers

In Newlyn for the first time this year, a regular visitor, scalloper Q-Varl from the Isle of Man, formerly BA 285.

The Rouse crabbing fleet

dom bosco
Truro registered crabbers, Cesca and Intuition
Cesca and Intuition land to the vivier lorry in Newlyn. Latest addition to the fleet, the Dom Bosco is still undergoing a complete rebuild. This crabber used to sail from Morlaix, France under skipper/owner Phillipe, more recently skipper of the Azkarra. Under Phillipe she spent most of her life fishing around the Wolf Rock!

Sunday, 7 May 2006

Here come the Ripple!

The day can't be far off when restored lugger, Ripple takes to the water. Here she is proudly sporting a fresh coat of pitch, as befitting her heritage, on her port side.

Newlyn's future

The next generation of Newlyn fishermen seen here at the helm, steering his way back to moor up after a morning's handlining for mackerel in Mounts Bay.