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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...

Sharon Anne – Another Kilkeel Cat Completed

Sharon Anne – Another Kilkeel Cat Completed

Multipurpose Catamaran Sharon AnneNovember saw another G Smyth  multipurpose catamaran trawler “Sharon Anne” delivered to new owners Pecheurs Ecosse Limited. Following hot on the heels of  the recent similar build “Shazleah” for Killybegs, this was the  3rd build in...

Shazleah – A Boat for all Seasons!

Shazleah – A Boat for all Seasons!

A BOAT FOR ALL SEASONS!The future diversity of inshore fishing was on display recently with the arrival of the new multi-purpose 12 meter catamaran Shazleah to her home port of Killybegs. Built by G Smyth Boats in Kilkeel for Donegal fishermen Michael and Marcus...