Brixham

  • Plymouth catches diverted as auction closes

    Plymouth catches diverted as auction closes

    22nd May 2024

    Arrangements have been put in hand for vessels that would normally sell their fish on the Plymouth auction to sell their catches at Brixham and Newlyn. The Plymouth auction closed on Friday, 17 May after Plymouth Trawler Agents ceased trading.…

  • Four Sons fishing vessel blessed at Brixham

    Four Sons fishing vessel blessed at Brixham

    13th November 2023

    Four Sons BM 68, the latest multi-purpose U10 designed by Ian Paton, is now working from its home port of Brixham. Helen Lovell-Smith, the Fishermen’s Mission area officer for Devon, blessed the new vessel before skipper-owner Derek Meredith and his…

  • Baudouin in Brixham: Open day for marine engine specialist

    Baudouin in Brixham: Open day for marine engine specialist

    23rd October 2023

    Baudouin Marine Engines is holding an open day in Brixham on 1 November. “Join us for a dedicated session looking at Baudouin marine technology suitable for vessels with operating powers up to 1,650hp, hosted by Hendy Power and Breakwater Marine,”…

  • A Day In The Life Of: Fisherman Rob Adams

    A Day In The Life Of: Fisherman Rob Adams

    13th October 2023

    Share a day in the life of Brixham inshore fisherman, Rob Adams. “If you ask my mum, she’ll tell you that I used to crawl into the sea laughing as a baby,” Rob Adams told Fishing News. “I got into…

  • A Day In The Life Of: Fish merchant Sean Perkes

    A Day In The Life Of: Fish merchant Sean Perkes

    30th June 2023

    Share a day in the life of a Brixham fish merchant and restaurant owner, Sean Perkes It’s fair to say that Sean Perkes, of Brixham-based fish merchant Ian Perkes Ltd and restaurant Shoals on the Lido, has well-established roots in…

  • A Day In The Life Of: Brixham fish merchant Neil Walker

    A Day In The Life Of: Brixham fish merchant Neil Walker

    19th May 2023

    “Brixham fish products are the best in the world, to be fair – it’s as simple as that,” said Neil Walker, of Brixham-based fish merchant Walker and Son. He was making the statement not as a boast, but more as…

  • Brixham smashes record with £60m sales

    Brixham smashes record with £60m sales

    17th January 2023

    Brixham fishmarket saw a record-breaking £60.8m-worth of fish auctioned during 2022, reports Paul Scott. The amount smashes its previous record of £43.6m, set in 2021, and includes a first- ever £2m week for the market, recorded in September. Barry Young,…

  • ‘Better Health’ planned for Brixham

    ‘Better Health’ planned for Brixham

    13th May 2022

    A new initiative to provide health support for fishermen in Brixham has been launched, reports Paul Scott. The ‘Fishing for Better Health’ clinic has been specially created by SeaFit and Compass House Medical Centres to cater to the ‘challenging schedules…

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