boat news

  • Boat news: April 2017

    Boat news: April 2017

    12th April 2017

    A number of boats have been refurbished and renamed in recent weeks following a change in ownership, as summarised by David Linkie. Ardent towed to Kilkeel for renewal Above: Ardent approaches Kilkeel last week at the end of a three-day tow…

  • Boat news: October 2016

    Boat news: October 2016

    26th October 2016

    Ocean Endeavour sails on first trip after extensive vessel refurbishment Ocean Endeavour PD 625 sailed from Peterhead last week, for the single-rig whitefish trawler’s first trip back at sea following large-scale modernisation work, reports David Linkie. Above: Ocean Endeavour crosses Peterhead Bay in pristine condition. Since skipper John…

  • Mayo catamaran Natalie gets major overhaul

    Mayo catamaran Natalie gets major overhaul

    20th May 2016

    The Natalie (WT275), a 7.95m catamaran owned by Mayo fisherman Ciaran Quinn, underwent a major overhaul recently, reports Pauric Gallagher. Ciaran bought his vessel in 2008, and it was the first Sutton catamaran to come to Ireland; since then several…

  • Alison Kay performing well

    Alison Kay performing well

    18th May 2016

    Skipper James Anderson and partners are highly impressed with the level of performance that the Shetland twin-rig whitefish trawler Alison Kay LK 57 has delivered. Her first four trips were fishing west of Foula in some fairly heavy weather, after…

  • Boat News

    17th February 2016

    Here’s the latest boat news from the UK and Ireland… Major overhaul for Co Donegal vivier-crabber at Mooney Boats crew 2016 is continuing on from where last year left off for Mooney Boats Ltd in Killybegs, with a steady influx of…


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