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Newlyn Fish Market - boats due to land.

Wednesday, 25 September 2019

Autumnal equinoxe brings a wintry storm.


Patrons of Porthleven's latest fun fish eatery, the Mussel Shoal (where my oldest grandson de-bearded mussels for his first summer job) get a great view out across the harbour to the...
 


gaps, which with the biggest tides of the year herald the end of the season for Porthleven boats as harbour staff with the aid of a crane lift in the huge timber baulks that protect the boats that will shelter over the winter



plenty of work to do on the gear of the James RH...


'tiz blowing a hooley so much so even the Crystal Sea is forced back to port...


waiting on the quay, David Stevens Snr...


waits to take the bow line...


from the crew as she moors on the quay...


heavy lifting gear needed for heavy gear...


the Breton fleet seldom stop for poor weather but in the case of the Guilvenec registered Hent ar Mor 1 was told to enter Newlyn after having her EPIRB washed over the side.  Listen again to Newlyn harbourmaster Rob Parson talking about the changes to fishing patterns precipitated by the changing weather.