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Newlyn Fish Market - boats due to land.

Sunday, 9 February 2014

Steaming into the weather - the huge distances covered by pelagic boatsfishing off Ireland and landing their fish to Norway

  The 65m Banff registered pelagic boat Resolute...

left Egursund in Norway at 2.30pm on Friday the 7th to begin the long steam...

across the North Sea and through the Pentlandite Firth...

down the west coast of Scotland and Ireland to join the huge fleet of mackerel boats working off Ireland - like all the pelagic boats she will have had to endure some pretty harsh conditions on the way steaming head on into the latest inbound storm to cross the Atlantic.