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Amanda Of Ladram

Amanda Of Ladram

New Waterdance NetterNew netter Amanda of Ladram narrowly managed to make a start with a couple of days’ fishing after making its delivery trip from Whitby to Newlyn, before an unusually big spring tide ruled out netting and kept the new boat alongside for a few days....

Shetland renewal programme continues as Courageous joins local fleet

Shetland renewal programme continues as Courageous joins local fleet

COURAGEOUS A Shetland fishing partnership has just taken delivery of the brand new Courageous (LK470) and is in the process of getting ready for the first fishing trip with the 28 metre whitefish trawler. Skipper Ian Shearer and his partners Christopher Irvine, James...

Wilde Caught Fish Gets A Boost

Wilde Caught Fish Gets A Boost

Mary PaulA socially distanced and much reduced crowd of family and well-wishers gathered on Howth Pier during February to welcome home the new prawn freezer Mary Paul after her long 2 week delivery trip from Croatia. Owner/Skipper Eamon Wilde was greeted as he berthed...

Another Great ENDEAVOUR for Whitehall

Another Great ENDEAVOUR for Whitehall

The New Endeavour VMacduff Shipyards Limited have recently signed over their latest new build, ‘ENDEAVOUR V’, to Knockhead LLP of Whitehills. The fishing vessel is the fifth to be built by the yard for skipper Peter Lovie, compounding a working relationship of over...

Jacqueline Anne – Fraserburgh

Jacqueline Anne – Fraserburgh

New Jacqueline Anne for Fraserburgh Family Macduff Shipyards Limited have recently signed over their latest new build, JACQUELINE ANNE - FR243, to owner Adam Tait and his two sons Adam and Jonathan. This new build replaces their previous fishing vessel of the same...