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Newlyn Fish Market - boats due to land.

Friday, 9 March 2018

#FishyFriday in Newlyn


There's a stuff breeze blowing in through the fish market this morning - all that will change when the auction shifts to the other end of the market currently undergoing a major rebuild which will include the installation of heavily insulated walls, ceilings and doors...



which will mean less ice will be needed than at present when fish get buried under a thick layer of ice to maintain the required temperature...



so boats like the local netter, Serene Dawn...



beam trawler James RH Stevenson...



and netter, Britannia V  will be able to put on an even better display of fish...



when the entire fish market will then become two big chill rooms - with the ability to lower the temperature in one of them significantly should the need arise...



great news for the handline boats who land their fish, mainly mackerel at any time of the day or night throughout the summer months...



meanwhile big ray wings form the beamers...



or netted soles will be at their best...



hopefully their will be a smaller grading machine installed to accurately sort and grade mackerel for the handliners...



outside, the water in the harbour and the sky tells their own story...



low and heavy cloud cover with a fresh breeze scudding across the inner harbour...



milk, bread and fresh meat have been in short supply in nearly all of the supermarkets since the snow fell last week...



compass swung, gear aboard, just waiting for the paperwork to be signed off and the new  netter,  Amanda if Ladram can get to sea for her maiden voyage...



while it will be a few months yet before this crabber sees its first fish...



drop down the vivier tank...



has there ever been a bilge cleaned out with coming across a pair of these or pliers?..



one inshore trawler and one inshore beam trawler...



it'll be a few months yet before the view form the harbour offices is improved...




for the sake of a comma, we wish.