• Ajax rises from the ashes

    10th December 2020

    The Cornish hake netter Ajax is back at work following an extensive refit to repair near-disastrous fire damage, reports Phil Lockley Swift work by local firefighters, fishermen and harbour staff prevented a fire aboard the Newlyn netter Ajax resulting in…

  • Inshore Corner with Phil Lockley

    Inshore Corner with Phil Lockley

    12th September 2019

    Refit of the legendary Devon crabber Excel DH 17 Last but not least in my current review of inshore refits is the famous Devon crabber Excel DH 17. Built by J Hinks & Son of Appledore in North Devon, construction…


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