16th November 2018
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Lifeboat tows in Acorn

Lifeboat tows in Acorn

The Lerwick lifeboat was called out late yesterday afternoon to go to the aid of an Inverness-registered fishing boat. The Acorn (INS237) had got her propeller wound up in a net when she was fishing south-east of Fair Isle. The lifeboat took the boat under tow and headed to Lerwick. They arrived a... Read more...

Yachts arrive from all over

Yachts arrive from all over

03/07/2009, by in Fishing & Sea

A vast influx of around 100 yachts has been the main feature of Ler­wick Harbour this week.Although most of them came from Bergen, others arrived from the UK and from sea voyages. The British Arctic Tern, an ex-ocean racing yacht, is one of the most recent arrivals.Apart from that the harbour has ... Read more...

Visiting yachts arrive in numbers

Visiting yachts arrive in numbers

19/06/2009, by in Fishing & Sea

With a fine week of weather, 36 yachts were among the traffic in Lerwick’s harbour this week.The first of these arrived on Wednesday, when two Norwegian vessels, the Bengari IV and the Tunfisk, made a brief stop before sailing on to Bergen. They were joined by the Belgian Rivendale II and Brit... Read more...

Damage to pier in Scalloway

Damage to pier in Scalloway

12/06/2009, by in Fishing & Sea

The outer face of the west pier at Scalloway can no longer be used because of damage.A meeting of the harbour board heard on Wednesday that the crew of the Filla had noticed a large crack between the pier and the shore when they had berthed there in March. It is now deemed unsafe for vessels of ... Read more...

Visiting yachts in harbour

Visiting yachts in harbour

12/06/2009, by in Fishing & Sea

Three large cruise ships and 20 visiting yachts stopped off at Lerwick Harbour in the past week.The largest of the three was 194 metre Italian-registered Aidacara, which arrived from Oban last Thursday before sailing on for Invergordon. The smaller Bahamas-registered cruise liner Prince Albert I... Read more...