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Tuesday, 5 May 2015

Waiting for enough water to enter Newlyn

The prawn trawler Achilles has finally made it into Newlyn after dodging for over six hours. Deep draughted vessels need to wait until around three hours before high water in bad weather to make sure they don't touch the rocky ledge just outside the gaps of the harbour - better to play safe!