• Waterdance beamer trials the Sumwing

    Waterdance beamer trials the Sumwing

    9th November 2021

    The Waterdance beam trawler Margaret of Ladram, skippered by Adam Cowan-Dickie, has just completed trials of the Sumwing beam trawl, to better understand the potential fuel savings and catches compared to traditional gears. The Margaret of Ladram operates from Brixham…

  • New Issue: Fishing News 17.09.20

    New Issue: Fishing News 17.09.20

    15th September 2020

      – Threat to fisheries bill – Reliance III launched at Whitby – Taoiseach to meet POs to discuss penalty points row – Shetland call for action on dumped gear – Nigel Blazeby leaves Waterdance – Brexit talks deadlocked: PM…

  • Beaming from Brixham

    Beaming from Brixham

    9th May 2020

    Photographer Tony Fitzsimmons records observations and conversations from a stormy January trip on the beam trawler Julie of Ladram Following my week at sea onboard the Waterdance vessel Sam of Ladram, next up on my list was the Julie of…


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