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Newlyn Fish Market - boats due to land.

Sunday, 15 March 2015

Belgian beamer visitor and the Ajax landing - as busy Sunday.


In and landing...



the netter Ajax ...


puts ashore her latest haul of whitefish...


with forty nets still out at sea fishing away while boat steams to Newlyn, lands and steams back again...


the boxes come ashore as quick as possible to the waiting lorry...


the giant Spencer Carter N10 hauler inboard...


some of the two dozen 50Kg anchors fixed to each end of a tier of nets the crew have to haul around a heaving deck before and after shooting...




while down in the fishroom...


they take some pushing to get into position under the hatch...



then the boxes go up four at a time...



at the end of the quay, the huge Belgian registered beam trawler Francine...


has both beam trawls raised...


so that the six strong crew can repair the five ton chain mat...


and any of the trawl that is damaged...


the skipper, Christian wants to know where the photos will be on view!...


as he lowers the starboard gear a few feet...


and uses the bow thruster to push the boat away from the quayside... 



so that the crew can get access to the footrope and fishing line...


no surprises here...


as a gentleman takes her bow rope...


two of the biggest sardine boats in berth.