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Young Ilfracombe skipper helping to catch new recruits

Ilfracombe skipper Ben Bengey has been chosen as an ambassador to encourage other young people into the fishing industry. Ben, 19, will be part of a new The World is Your Oyster campaign launched by industry body Seafish. It features real people sharing their career stories and aims to capture the imagination of those aged between 16 and 24 currently trying to secure their first step on the career ladder. Ben is the youngest members of the North Devon Fishermens’ Association and skipper of Silver Spirit, fishing for lobster and crab out of Ilfracombe. Video, Read the article here 10:26