Fishing for mackerel: At sea with a ‘band of brothers’

It was just prior to daybreak and the tension in the wheelhouse of the Fraserburgh based F/V Resolute was palpable. As the flickering light of dawn gradually took hold over a grey-ruffled sea, the 10 other crew members scrambled down to the lower stern deck to prepare the trawl for shooting. It was a study in teamwork, the crew going about their tasks quickly, efficiently, and methodically, each one knowing what their colleagues were doing, and working together as if guided by telepathy. It was truly impressive to watch. photos, >click to read< 08:22

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