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Newlyn Fish Market - boats due to land.

Tuesday, 1 October 2013

Get the gear off!


First challenge is to manouvre the boat stern-on to the quay...


then to secure both stern ropes prior to pulling the net from the net drums...



traditional Scottish 60' wooden ex-seine net vs fully shelterdecked steel Breton stern trawler...


the Queen of the crabbers...


using boxed lobster...


watched over by skipper Mario...


as the crab are taking by 'bongo' from the boat's 17ton capacity vivier hold...


next month, fisherman and now celebrated internationally acclaimed artist Ben Gunn has an exhibition coming up in his Newlyn studio - watch this space!