All-female lobster crew making waves

The Nellie Row looks just like any other boat slicing through the waves and darkness of the North Atlantic on the first day of Canada’s most lucrative lobster fishery. But the cheerful red and white vessel is distinct from hundreds of other boats racing out to sea Tuesday morning in one crucial aspect: there are no men aboard. Gail Atkinson is captain of the boat, named after her grandmother — a trailblazer like herself — and is leading what they believe to be Nova Scotia’s first all-female lobster crew. >click to read< 08:32

One Response to All-female lobster crew making waves

  1. Donna Erickson says:

    Where do I apply for a job on her ? Have fished 40 years on the West Coast and politics have killed just about every fishery in British Columbia.

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