Brixham

  • Buoyant market prices at Brixham

    Buoyant market prices at Brixham

    13th June 2017

    Strong levels of demand across all species from buyers on Brixham fishmarket continues to generate almost unprecedented optimism at England’s leading port, which is preparing for the 2017 Trawler Race this weekend, when thousands of pounds will again be raised…

  • Sam of Ladram joins Waterdance fleet at Brixham

    Sam of Ladram joins Waterdance fleet at Brixham

    11th May 2017

    Skipper Jon Joule and the crew of the 24m beam trawler Sam of Ladram BM 188, the latest addition to the Brixham fleet, landed their first trip into the south Devon port recently on completion of a £1.1m refit in…

  • Sam of Ladram BM 188 for Brixham

    Sam of Ladram BM 188 for Brixham

    20th April 2017

    The latest addition to Brixham’s beam trawler fleet, Sam of Ladram BM 188 landed her first trip into the south Devon port last week on completion of a €1 million modernisation project in the Netherlands, reports David Linkie. Above: Sam of…

  • Port record smashed at Brixham

    Port record smashed at Brixham

    23rd February 2017

    The beam trawler William of Ladram E 33 broke the record for the earnings for an individual boat at Brixham Trawler Agents (BTA) on Wednesday morning of last week by grossing just over £75,000. Above: William of Ladram broke the port…

  • Cuttles make £4/kg at Brixham

    Cuttles make £4/kg at Brixham

    2nd November 2016

    Cuttlefish were making over £4 per kg on Brixham fishmarket a couple of weeks ago, reports Tim Oliver. “That’s an unheard of price, it’s a prime fish price,” said SWFPO chief executive Jim Portus. The high prices follow Brixham’s first £1m week (Fishing News,…

  • Boat of the Week: Jacoba BM77

    Boat of the Week: Jacoba BM77

    21st July 2016

    Each week we bring you the boat of the week, taken from Fishing News Name: Jacoba BM 77 LOA: 22.18m Built: McTay Marine, Bromborough, 1998 Type: Beam trawler Home port: Brixham We’ll be back next week with our latest boat focus. Got some pictures of your…

  • Fishmarkets of Yesteryear: Brixham

    Fishmarkets of Yesteryear: Brixham

    28th January 2016

    Martin Johns looks back on former fishmarkets at Brixham. Situated on the South Devon coast, in close proximity to Berry Head, Brixham has long been a key fishmarket of both local and national importance. Today, as one of the main…

  • William of Ladram latest addition to Brixham beamer fleet

    William of Ladram latest addition to Brixham beamer fleet

    22nd January 2016

    The latest addition to the Brixham fleet, William of Ladram E 33, started fishing from the South Devon port last month. Now owned by Waterdance, the beam trawler is skippered by Jake Grantham, who was putting the finishing touches to…

  • At sea on the Brixham beam-scalloper Emily Rose…

    At sea on the Brixham beam-scalloper Emily Rose…

    6th November 2015

    …with Plymouth photographer Tony Fitzsimmons For as long as I can remember, I have been fascinated by the sea. Growing up in the Midlands, my only real association with the sea was yearly holidays in Anglesey, and scaring myself silly…

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