New era beckons for Isles fishing vessel

A new chapter is beckoning for a fishing boat after she was bought by a group of Whalsay fishermen. The Whalsay boat Endurance is due to head off for a 16-day stint at sea after coming under new hands. She was previously known as the Fairway. Skippered by Edward Leask, her crew also includes three Irvines – Grant, the vessel’s mate, and engineer Ben, as well as second David Irvine. Giving his backing to the venture is fellow isle man Ian Irvine. Grant Irvine said he was delighted to play a part in the Endurance’s ongoing story in the Shetland fishing fleet. >click to read< 21:57

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