Margaret of Ladram smashes Brixham port record
Skipper Adam Cowan-Dickie and Margaret of Ladram’s crew celebrating the record grossing. Image: Waterdance

Margaret of Ladram smashes Brixham port record

  • Post Category:Fishing

Waterdance’s beam trawler Margaret of Ladram smashed Brixham fish market’s record this week, landing the biggest grossing trip the port has ever seen. After landing in Brixham, skipper Adam Cowan-Dickie…

Continue Reading Margaret of Ladram smashes Brixham port record
Brixham Trawler Race comes to an end
Brixham Trawler Race has taken place for more than fifty years, but has now come to an end due to increased Health and Safety requirements

Brixham Trawler Race comes to an end

It’s described by the organisers as the end of an era. The high point of the year for the English port of Brixham – the annual trawler race – will…

Continue Reading Brixham Trawler Race comes to an end
Oxen Cove Jetty boosts Brixham’s landing capacity
The opening ceremony at Brixham Harbour celebrating the Oxen Cove Jetty, a £2.25m project funded by Torbay Council and the European Maritime Fisheries Fund (EMFF). Image: Torbay Development Agency

Oxen Cove Jetty boosts Brixham’s landing capacity

  • Post Category:Ports

Oxen Cove Jetty, a £2.25m project funded by Torbay Council and the European Maritime Fisheries Fund (EMFF), has been opened and provided additional landing space at the most important fishing…

Continue Reading Oxen Cove Jetty boosts Brixham’s landing capacity
van Dijck – Good for another twenty years
Brixham scalloper van Dijck is back at sea after a four-month refit at Maaskant Shipyards in Stellendam

van Dijck – Good for another twenty years

Brixham scalloper van Dijck has been through a few tough years, but has come through them with style. Now a major refit has been completed, which is expected to give…

Continue Reading van Dijck – Good for another twenty years
Brixham auction goes online
The move to an online auction was inevitable, according to BTA managing director Barry Young

Brixham auction goes online

Next Monday will see the last traditional shout auction take place in Brixham as the new could-based Kosmos system will be in operation from Tuesday 4th of June onwards, bring…

Continue Reading Brixham auction goes online
Nichola of Ladram joins South-West fleet
Waterdance’s new crabber Nichola of Ladram will be fishing South-West and Mid-Channel waters, and landing in Brixham, Salcombe and Newlyn. Image: ©Waterdance

Nichola of Ladram joins South-West fleet

South-West fishing company Waterdance has taken delivery of new steel crabber Nichola of Ladram E-1, which arrived in Brixham from the Luyt yard at Den Oever in Holland earlier this…

Continue Reading Nichola of Ladram joins South-West fleet