Newlyn Fish Market - boats due to land.

Sunday, 22 February 2015

Fishing in Brittany - from L'ile de Sein in 1968 and sardine fishing from Douarnenez

Off the Breton equivalent of Land's End and the Raz de Sein lies the tiny island of Sein - where much of the island is a few feet above sea level...

forty miles away in the Bay of Brest lies the once huge port of Douarnenez which, when this film was made, boasted a now long-gone fleet of distant water trawlers - this film follows a night spent sardine fishing - the nets almost certainly made by @LeDrezen who supply the fleet of Newlyn Cornish sardine boats with their nets.