Newlyn Fish Market - boats due to land.

Saturday, 24 July 2021

Refurbishments and change wherever you look in and around Newlyn.


Taking a stroll along Cornwall's only and recently transformed promenade reveals the original compass rose has been re-installed...


alongside an accurate Lat and Long reading taken from Greenwich...


the now shut and re-purposed as a dance school RNMDSF mission building reflected in this original pencil work by ex-fisherman Robert Jones from 1985 was open and catering for local and visiting fishermen, these days, despite there being upwards of 80 foreign crew based in the port most have nowhere to relax away from their boats which are home for the duration of their contracts...


high tide means new nets get to go aboard the Charisma of Ladram under the watchful eye of skipper Alan...

Spirited Lady III is about to leave the iceworks berth to allow the Millenia to take ice...


she has just returned from Totnes where a new mess complete with upholstered seating, mess table...


TV...


and seat lockers...


just off the compact galley area giving Brackan and crew much more comfort while at sea for their 2-3 day trips...


looking aft over the winch...


next year the wheelhouse will be stripped and refitted with two 55" screens capable of displaying up to eight inputs...


ships father or is it grandfather, barely recognisable in his over-size shirt, still keeps his hand in keeping the boat at sea...

Millenia heads off for a few hauls in time for Monday's market.