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Scottish Fishing Boats

Author : Matthew Tanner
ISBN : 074780317X
Genre : Transportation
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This book introduces the history of the Scottish fishing vessel and chronicles the developments that have created fishing machines which are not only highly effective tools but a delight to the eyes as well. Fishing has an unglamorous reputation, yet the story of the fishing boat is one of continual innovation and experiment in design and technology. A number of vernacular boat types have appeared, each one admirably adapted to its peculiar environment and its particular tasks. By 1900 the fishing boat had been developed into the famous very large and very fast luggers known as fifies and zulus, but at the time steam power and very then motor power were swiftly being taken on board. The variations in fishing fortune since the Second World War have seen the advent of the multi-purpose all-weather fishing vessel fully equiped with the latest in electronic safety, navigation and fish-finding gear. Now from his wheelhouse armchair the skipper of a modern purse-seiner can effectively outfish the combined efforts of five hundred boats of 1840 and still spend only one quarter of the time at sea.

Scottish Fishing Boats

Author : James A. Pottinger
ISBN : 0752453041
Genre : Fishing boats
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A history of Scottish fishing boats

Scotland S Fishing Boats

Author : James A. Pottinger
ISBN : 0750983620
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THE coasts of Scotland are a goldmine for fishing boats new and old, and this latest selection from James Pottinger covers a huge variety of them - from early trawlers to seine net boats, to modern twin rig side and stern trawlers. As it does so, it demonstrates the changes that evolved in the design of the boats themselves, as progress marches on: the numbers of handsome wooden boats have declined, while the smaller boats have flourished, now rigging themselves for trawling, lining and shellfish catching.With over 200 photographs, many previously unpublished, Scotland's Fishing Boats is a photographic journey through time at a variety of locations around Scotland and the Isles.

Wooden Fishing Boats Of Scotland

Author : James A. Pottinger
ISBN : 0752487574
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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With the gradual phasing out of wooden fishing boats of Scotland it is timely to record some of these handsome vessels. In the years from 1960–80 boat builders produced some of their most shapely and graceful craft, a testament to the skill of both the builders and designers. Initially the designs were a collaboration of builders and skippers, but later the implementation of statutory rules demanded a more structured approach by qualified naval architects, which inevitably resulted in a certain degree of standardisation. James A. Pottinger’s new illustrated volume concentrates solely on the graceful wooden boats, large and small, regarded by many to be the best looking boats of all. Many boats are photographed at sea, while other views range from repairs being carried out to the more melancholy sight of beautiful craft being cut up. Boats were once scrapped only due to old age, but sadly political factors now often dictate the destruction of the classic wooden craft included here.

Deep Sea Fishing And Fishing Boats

Author : Edmund William Hunt Holdsworth
ISBN : UOM:39015042746050
Genre : Fisheries
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Scottish Fishing Vessels Of The Nineteenth Century

Author : Hamish Barber
ISBN : 1419620029
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THIS BOOK is intended for those who have a personal affinity with the 19th centuryScottish fishing industry, who would like to recreate something of that history in the form of a model boat, and those who might wish to adopt this hobby but do not know quite how to start. Through text and photographs, readers are given step-by-step guidance on the building and fitting out of clinker- and carvel-built 19th century boats, together with more than 20 sets of plans, all of which have been taken from the original boats, allowing the most inexperienced beginner to complete an accurate replica of a 19th century Scottishfishing boat.

Weather Folk Lore Of The Sea And Superstitions Of The Scottish Fishermen

Author : Wyrd Books
ISBN : 9781473352360
Genre : Social Science
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The folklore of the sea has some of the most incredible and creative superstitions created by fishermen to avoid disaster and bring in a good haul of fish. In this brilliant book we have all types of charms and customs covering everything from predicting the weather to saving the lives of the men who earned the livings on the waves. Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900;s and before, are no extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork.

Scottish Life And Society Boats Fishing And The Sea

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ISBN : 1904607748
Genre : Scotland
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Lexical Variation And Attrition In The Scottish Fishing Communities

Author : Robert McColl Millar
ISBN : 9780748691784
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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This book considersvarious theoretical and methodological issues in relation to a representative sample of fishing communities along ScotlandOCOs east coast. Can the lexical variation and change found in these communities be perceived as primary evidenc"e;

Kindly Folk And Bonny Boats

Author : Gloria Wilson
ISBN : 0752449079
Genre : Business & Economics
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The boats and fishing communities of Scotland and North-East England from the 1950s to the present are highlighted in this pictorial appreciation. Gloria Wilson's unique collection of photographs has never been published before. With information on boat design and construction, it includes some rarely seen naval architects' line plans. From attractive Scottish wooden-hulled craft to recent steel boats, and with many shore scenes including Mallaig herring port, Peterborough harbor reconstruction, fish auctions, and fishermen net and boat-building, this book offers a glimpse into a bygone age. Finally, it considers the work being done to balance fish conservation with profitable fishing, a pressing issue for the fishing industry of the 21st century.

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