THE ZEPHYR, Whalsay’s latest pelagic trawler, having completed fishing trials, has headed to the fishing grounds to join the mackerel season.
James Doyle’s new Gemini Catamaran, Bridie May WD 321, built and fitted out in Peterhead by Anderson Marine, made the trip home to Arklow early in the summer and is busy fishing for whelks off the East coast.
A WHALSAY family fishing partnership recently took delivery of a new pelagic trawler which replaces another of the same name.
Victor Duncan’s new Cygnus Cyclone Leah Eloise, built and fitted out down in Valentia by Murphy Marine Services Ltd, steamed home for Shetland last month and will soon start fishing for mackerel.
Macduff Shipyards Limited have recently handed over their latest new build, FV “Eternal Light” FR 35, to owners Whitelink Seafoods Ltd of Fraserburgh.
Built by Trefjar Ltd in Iceland, following sea trial, the Golden Dawn FR 8 was recently delivered to Gary Noble and Jamie Meadows in Fraserburgh.