This dvd (running time approx 67
minutes) is not made up from professional recordings but was filmed at seaby
fishermen themselves over five different decades, from the 1960’s to 2004 using
both video and cine cameras.
It includes steaming to and from the fishing grounds as
well as hauling and shooting the fishing gear. Some of the footage also shows
the vessels landing in different ports.
Boats from various ports in the UK feature, including
North East Scotland and Shetland.
Also featured is the annual trawler race filmed in
Brixham in Devon. Many of the ports beam trawler fleet are featured in this
section of footage.
1. Ring netting 1960’s. – Cine film
of various ring netting boats operating on the east and west coasts of Scotland
and the Western Isles. It includes many INS registered Avoch based fishing
vessels. Boats in the film include the Integrity, Rose, Aspire and Rosehaugh, as
well as many others. There is also footage of the launch of the Adventurer INS
2. Unity LK 307 –The 78 foot
wooden, Whalsay, Shetland, based boat is shown on cine film which was recorded
in the early 1970’s fishing with the purse net.
3. Surina BCK 93 & Margarita BCK 32 –
The two Buckie registered fishing boats are pictured at the pair seine on a trip
recorded in 1988.
4. Pentland Swell WK 157 & Ocean
Sovereign BCK 15 - Filmed on a trip at the pair seine in 1990.
5. Honeybourne II BF 359 & Karvella FR
251 – Recorded at sea while pair seining in 1991.
6. Brixham Trawler Race 2004. –
Recorded at sea onboard a beam trawler which was taking part in the annual race.
Boats featured include Jacomina, Barentszee, Korenbloem, Centaur, Christina,
Lloyd Tyler, Michelle Louisa, Mareverma, Catear, Sasha Emiel, Lady Lou and
De Vrouw Marie.
RUNNING TIME - 67 minutes