SOUTH AFRICA
     

                                          

         "SOUTH WEST HERON" RETURNS HOME 

Pictured below on 7 March 2021 the tuna pole vessel "South West Heron" is seen here sailing into Hout Bay on her way back from the tuna fields.

        

                      "ZANEMALI" NEEM DIESEL IN 

Afgeneem hieronder op 7 Maart 2021 in Houtbaai word diesel aanboord geneem van die kreefskuit "Zanemali", vanwaar talle kreefskuite gereed gemaak het om te vertrek na die kreefgronde rondom Kaappunt.

        

Afgeneem hieronder op 7 Maart 2021 langs die Yskaai in Houtbaai is "Roogoud" (links) en "Swartberg" (regs). Beide skuite sou later gedurende die dag vertrek na die Kaappunt omgewing.

        

Afgeneem hieronder op 7 Maart 2021 langs Jetty No.3 in Houtbaai is die kreefskuit "Swordfish", tans die grootste kreefskuit in die
Suid-Afrikaanse vloot.


        

               "PENKOP II" WAG VIR AFLAAI BEURT

Afgeneem hieronder op 7 Maart 2021 langs die Noordekaai in  Houtbaai is die afwagtende "Penkop II" met 'n vrag stokvis in haar visruime wat geskeduleer was om die volgende afgelaai te word, nadat die skuit vroeŽr gedurende die dag teruggekeer het na Houtbaai hawe.

        

                     "RUTH FIRST" STAAN OP WAG...

Afgeneem hieronder op 7 Maart 2021 rus die visseryepatrollieboot "Ruth First" op anker in Houtbaai ten einde 'n wakende ogie te hou oor die "ander kerk se skuite"...

        

                         GOOD-LUCK "ZANEMALI" !

Afgeneem hieronder op 7 Maart 2021 vertrek die "Zanemali" vanuit Houtbaai oppad na die kreefgronde rondom Kaappunt.

        

        

        

           DIE PELAGIESE VLOOT SOEK SUID-WAARTS

Afgeneem hieronder op 7 Maart 2021 buitekant Slangkop ten tyde van mis en reŽnbuie, vaar talle pelagiese skuite suid-waarts in hul soeke na Rooi-Oog, vanwaar die vloot gedurende die vroeŽ oggendure vanaf hul onderskeie Weskus jetties vertrek het.

                            "OCEANA MERCURY"
        

                          "SOUTH WEST FALCON"
        
        
                                         "LISA ANN"
        

                                     "TOWERKOP"
        

                    "EL PESCADOR" GAAN AAS LAAI 

Afgeneem hieronder op 7 Maart 2021 in Houtbaai is die
"El Pescador" oppad om aas te gaan oplaai vir 'n opkomende kreeftrip.


        

Afgeneem hieronder op 7 Maart 2021 jaag die lynvis ski-boot, die "Vicky-Lee", Houtbaai hawe binne.

        

        "POTBERG" EN "ROOIGOUD"  GAAN AAS LAAI 

Afgeneem hieronder op 7 Maart 2021 in Houtbaai verskuif beide die "Potberg" en "Rooigoud" vanaf die Yskaai, om aas te gaan oplaai vir opkomende kreeftrippe.

        

                                       "POTBERG"
        

                                     "ROOIGOUD"
        

        

Afgeneem hieronder op 7 Maart 2021 in Houtbaai staan die kreef-aas bokse (meestal stokviskoppe) opgestapel vir die bemannings om aanboord te laai.

        

            
 "ROOIGOUD" (links); "POTBERG" (regs)
        

                       GOOD-LUCK "EL PESCADOR" !

Afgeneem hieronder op 7 Maart 2021 vertrek die "El Pescador" vanuit Houtbaai oppad na die kreefgronde rondom Kaappunt.

        

                       "JULIETTE" RETURNS HOME 

Pictured below on 7 March 2021 the tuna pole vessel "Juliette" is seen here sailing into Hout Bay on her way back from the tuna fields.

        

        OCEANA KREEFSKUITE VERTREK NA KAAPPUNT

Afgeneem hieronder op 7 Maart 2021 vertrek die "Potberg", "Rooigoud" en "Swartberg"  vanuit Houtbaai hawe oppad na die kreefgronde rondom Kaappunt.

                                       
"POTBERG"
        

        

        

                                      
 "ROOIGOUD"
        

        

                                 
 "SWARTBERG"
        

        

              
"SWARTBERG" (links); "POTBERG" (regs)
        

                    'n SORGELOSE HONDELEWE...

Afgeneem hieronder op 7 Maart 2021 in Houtbaai poseer ons op die hawemuur vir 'n tydverdryf...

        

          JONGSTE VORDERING MET "GIRL JUDITH"
                        
EN "OCEANA CLIPPER"

Afgeneem hieronder op 7 Maart 2021 op die Houtbaai skeepshelling is hoe die houtwerke van die "Girl Judith" tans daarna uitsien vanwaar nuwe knieŽ en planke tans toe gevoeg word op die skuit se stuurboordsy.

        

                                      "GIRL JUDITH"
        

Afgeneem hieronder op 7 Maart 2021 op die Houtbaai skeepshelling is hoe die houtwerke van die "Oceana Clipper " tans daarna uitsien vanwaar nuwe knieŽ en planke toegevoeg was op stuurboordsy se agterstewes.

        

                    "THORFIN" TERUG BY DIE HUIS

Afgeneem hieronder op 7 Maart 2021 langs die slipkaai in Houtbaai is die tunapaalskuit "Thorfin" weer veilig terug by die huis nadat die skuit onlangs 'n "noodoperasie" in Saldanhabaai moes ondergaan, nadat die skuit haar roer ter see verloor het.

        

                   SKIPPER'S CHAIR FOR "GRANT"?

Pictured below on 7 March 2021 at Hout Bay onboard the obsolete tuna pole vessel "Grant", this office chair was spotted standing underneath the shelter deck for whatever reason...


        

                           MIDDAGETE OP DIE KAAI

Afgeneem hieronder op 7 Maart 2021 in Houtbaai is 'n meeu gulsig besig om te vreet aan 'n stokviskop wat gebuit was vanaf een van die kreefskuite tydens die aaslaai sessie.

        

 
"OCEAN HERCULES" (links); "OCEAN WANDERER" (regs)
        

              "SANDALENE" WAG VIR AFLAAI BEURT

Afgeneem hieronder op 7 Maart 2021 in  Houtbaai is die afwagtende "Sandalene" met 'n vrag tuna in haar visruime wat geskeduleer was om die volgende dag afgelaai te word, nadat die skuit vroeŽr gedurende die dag teruggekeer het na Houtbaai hawe.

        

     "ADENIA" MAAK 'n BLITSBESOEK AAN HOUTBAAI

Terwyl die res van die pelagiese vloot suid-waarts gevaar het op 7 Maart 2021, het die "Adenia" egter vir 'n wyle van koers afgewyk ten einde 'n blitsbesoek aan Houtbaai hawe te kon maak.

        

Afgeneem hieronder staan die "Adenia" se bemanning gereed vanwaar die skuit langs die Noordekaai sou vasmaak.


        

                    "ADENIA" WEER OPPAD SEE TOE

Afgeneem hieronder op 7 Maart 2021 verlaat "Adenia" weer Houtbaai hawe om haar te gaan aansluit by die res van die pelagiese vloot.

        

                        "AVRIL W" RETURNS HOME 

Pictured below on 7 March 2021 the hake longliner "Avril W" is seen here sailing into Hout Bay on her way back from the fishing grounds

        

                            "AVRIL W" BEMANNING
        

                        
 JETTY NO.3 FULLY OCCUPIED


Pictured below on 7 March 2021 several tuna pole and hake lonline vessels were present alongside Jetty No.3 at Hout Bay harbour. Amongst the fleet home were "Maine", "Tamara", "Alalunga", "South West Heron", "Tiger Fish", "Langeberg", "Waterbaby", "Oregon", "Dr.Fish", "Western Explorer", "Puffin", "Ocean Dynamo" and "Swordfish" to mention just a few.


        

                                     "ALALUNGA"
        

                                   "OREGON"
        

                                         "PUFFIN"
        

                             "WESTERN EXPLORER"
        

                                      "WATERBABY"
        

                                       "DR.FISH"
        

                                        "LANGEBERG"
        

                                 "OCEAN DYNAMO"
        

         MODERNE KUNS OP "OCEAN HARVEST" ?

Voorheen vertoon op Trawler Heritage op 16 Januarie 2021 is daar aangetoon dat die houtknie op "Ocean Harvest" se stuurboord mors-af gebreek het...maar wag, 'n skuitverwer het mos altyd 'n plan!

        

Afgeneem hieronder op 7 Maart 2021 vertoon die "Ocean Harvest" 'n skoon geverfde romp vanwaar die skuit onlangs die Houtbaai skeepshelling besoek het. Die klem val egter op die "valse" houtknie wat swart geverf is op die bulwark - hoekom dan nie maar eerder alles wit verf nie, sou mens wonder?


        

                                 "OCEAN HARVEST"
        

          "MARCON" SE NETBORD AAN DIE VERDWYN...  

Afgeneem hieronder op 7 Maart 2021 in Houtbaai toon die rooi sirkel aan dat 'n groot stuk staal plaat vanuit die "Marcon" se netbord gesny is. By nadere ondersoek het Trawler Heritage egter ontdek dat diefstal nie hierso ter sprake was nie. Hou maar egter hierdie spasie dop, en Trawler Heritage sal binnekort met die bemanning meedeel wat van al daardie staalplate geword het...

        

    "AFRICAN UNITY" SE HANDREŽLINGS VERDWYN

Afgeneem hieronder op 7 Maart 2021 in Houtbaai toon die rooi sirkel aan dat al die handreŽlings soos voorheen gemonteer was op die "Africa Unity" se whaledek, voete gekry het...Kom ons sÍ maar net niks verder nie.

        

    "AFRICAN UNITY" SE FOCSLE DEUR WORD AFGERUK

Afgeneem hieronder op 7 Maart 2021 in Houtbaai hang een van die focsle deure aan 'n stuk tou, nadat die deur onlangs uit sy skaniere geruk is.

        
  
                                     "ANNELIESE"
        

                                    "OCEAN BLUE"
        

Afgeneem hieronder op 7 Maart 2021 in Houtbaai is die tunapaalskuit "Albatros".

        

Afgeneem hieronder op 7 Maart 2021 in Houtbaai is die tunapaalskuit "Sulaiman", tans die grootste skuit wat deel
uitmaak van die vloot werksaam vanuit Kalkbaai.


        

Afgeneem hieronder op 7 Maart 2021 in Houtbaai is die stokvis langlynskuite "Oceana Amethyst" en "Aquilla".

                            "OCEANA AMETHYST"
        

                                         "AQUILLA"
        

Afgeneem hieronder op 7 Maart 2021 in Houtbaai is die tunapaalskuit "Jacqueline" met die "Common Wealth" aan haar buitekant.
                      
        

                        DIE WRAKKE VAN HOUTBAAI


Afgeneem hieronder op 7 Maart 2021 in Houtbaai lÍ die gesinkte "John Barbery" en "Constantiaberg". Daar is tans alreeds weer vyf gesinkte skuite binne-in die Houtbaai hawegebied.


        

              "BELLA PRIMA" SUKKEL MET 'n LEKPLEK

Afgeneem hieronder op 6 Maart 2021 op die Gansbaai skeepshelling word herstelwerk verrig aan die "Bella Prima" se agterstewe vanwaar die houtmantel, soos aangedui met die rooi sirkel, verwyder moes word vir nodige herstelwerk.

                  

                                      "BELLA PRIMA"
        

         PORT NOLLOTH DIAMANTVLOOT OP ANKER
             
Afgeneem hieronder op 26 Februarie 2021 op Port Nolloth is 'n seleksie van talle diamantskuite wat op hulle moorings lÍ waaronder "Seedelwer V", "Seedelwer XV", "Western Wave", "Northern Star", "Alabama", "Alana", "Bertie B" en "Ariel" om net 'n paar name te noem.

                                    "SEEDELWER IV"
        

                                      "ALABAMA"
        

                                 "OCEAN EXPLORER"
        

                                    "SEEDELWER V"
        

                                    "WESTERN FOAM"
        

                                              "ALANA"
        

                                             "ARIEL"
        

                                        "BERTIE B"
        
         
                                    "SEEDELWER III"
        

                                   "WESTERN WAVE"
        

                                    "SEEDELWER XI"
        

                                 "NORTHERN STAR"
        

                                        "ALBATROS"
        

                                     "BENGUELA"
        

                                        "TOKKELOS"
           
 
Soos die Houtbaaiers sal sÍ: "Daar's 'n dent in daai tube se naat"

           
                  GOOD-LUCK "ALAYAH"!

           SACHAL LAUNCHES NEW STERN TRAWLER
                                  AT SALDANHA BAY

Pictured below on 26 February 2021 is the stern trawler "Alayah, the latest vessel to emerge from the Sachal  boat yard in Vredenburg. The "Alayah" will operate out of Port Elizabeth and will participate in the Sole trawl sector. Built on similar lines as her predecessor the "Thorfin", the "Alayah" is the first stern trawler constructed by Sachal since the launch of the ill fated "Lezandi" back in 2003.

         

                        

                        

           KREEFSKUITE OPPAD NA DASSENEILAND

Afgeneem hieronder op 21 Februarie 2021 buitekant
Saldanhabaai loop die kreefskuit "Zita 1" na die kreefgronde rondom Dasseneiland, gevolg deur die twee Kalkbaai kreefskuite naamlik "Ang-Jerry" en "Zay-Yaan".

                                              
"ZITA 1" 
        


                
"ANG-JERRY
" (links); "ZAY-YAAN" (regs)
        

        

                     KREEFVLOOT IN SALDANHABAAI

Afgeneem hieronder op 21 Februarie 2021 is 'n seleksie van kreefskuite langs die Presidentskaai in Saldanhabaai. Skuite teenwoordig was "Boland", "Tickey", "Eland II", "Ghoerieman" en "Derek 1" om net 'n paar te noem.

        

Afgeneem hieronder op 21 Februarie 2021 van links na regs is "Eland II", "Tickey" en "Irma".

        
        
                                         "ELAND II"
         


Afgeneem hieronder op 21 Februarie 2021 van links na regs is "Boland", "Jenny Anne" en "Derek 1".

         

                "GHOERIEMAN"
(links); "BOLAND" (regs)
         

         "ATLANTIC ENTERPRISE" EN "BOETIE AKIE"
                                GEREED VIR AKSIE

Afgeneem hieronder op 21 Februarie 2021 langs die Presidentskaai in Saldanhabaai lÍ en wag beide die "Atlantic Enterprise" (links) sowel as "Boetie Akie" (regs) vir seetoestande om te verbeter voordat die pelagiese seisoen weer hervat sou word.

         

Afgeneem hieronder op 21 Februarie 2021 langs die Sea Harvest kaai in Saldanhabaai is die stokvistreiler "Harvest Nandi".

         

                  TINGERIGE SPRINGTOU VIR "INTINI"

Afgeneem hieronder op 21 Februarie 2021 langs die Presidentskaai in Saldanhabaai is die "Intini" voorsien van 'n tingerige springtou wat sommer deur die buiteband se ring getrek is. Sjoe manne, gaan maak 'n draai op Gansbaai, en kyk wat gebeur met julle skuit...

         

        WAT'S NUUT AANBOORD VAN "GREGORY JUSTIN"

Afgeneem hieronder op 21 Februarie 2021 langs die Presidentskaai in Saldanhabaai pryk die "Gregory Justin" nou in haar nuwe "steel blue" kleurskema soos onlangs in gebruik geneem is deur die eienaars Extra Dimensions 70 (Pty) Ltd. Benewens die nuwe kleurskema toon die rooi sirkel ook aan dat die netbord intussen verhoog is.

                                  "NUWE" KLEURSKEMA
         

                                  "OU" KLEURSKEMA
         

              "BAREND SEE" - 'n BOTANIESE OORSIG

Afgeneem hieronder op 21 Februarie 2021 langs die Presidentskaai in Saldanhabaai vertoef die onaktiewe kreefskuit "Barend See" nog langs die kaai. Soos te sien begin die plantegroei alreeds welig te groei op die werksdek sowel as aan die skuit se roer...

         

         
                       Daggaboompie? Ek vra maar net...

                
                  "BAREND SEE"
        


                      GUERRINI MARINE VERSIEN
               SALDANHABAAI SKEEPSHELLING

Afgeneem hieronder op 21 Februarie 2021 staan allerlei toerusting op die perseel van die Saldanhabaai skeepshelling vanwaar Guerrini Marine kritiese instandhoudingswerk sal verrig oor die volgende 12 maande.

         

         

         

Afgeneem hieronder op 21 Februarie 2021 langs die Slipkaai in Saldanha, het Guerrini Marine hul "barge" sowel as die sleepboot "Strandloper" saamgebring om bystand te verleen tydens die projek.
 
        

      "GHOERIEMAN", OU VERFLENTERDE NAAMBORD...

In skerp kontras met skuite elders op hierdie blad wat spog met nuwe naamborde, gaan ons nou kyk na die ou verflenterde naambord van die "Ghoerieman" wat nie meer so elegant vertoon nie. Afgeneem hieronder op 21 Februarie 2021 vertoon die huidige naambord van die "Ghoerieman" maar taamlik vrotterig in vergeleke met hoe die naambord eens daarna uitgesien het, vanwaar die vinielplakkers nou met handgeverfde letters vervang is.

           "GHOERIEMAN" NAAMBORD (21 FEB 2021)
        

               "GHOERIEMAN" NAAMBORD (6 SEPT 2015)
      

           "THORFIN" SE "SOREFIN" WORD HERSTEL

Afgeneem hieronder is 'n reeks fotos geneem by Yachtport in Saldanhabaai waar herstelwerk verrig is aan die tunapaalskuit "Thorfin", nadat die skuit vanaf die tunavelde ingesleep moes word sonder haar skeg en roer, wat hulle ter see verloor het.

Afgeneem hieronder op 1 Februarie 2021 by Yachtport is die "Thorfin" staande gemaak op droeŽ grond ten einde te begin met herstelwerk.

                  

                    AG NEE WAT, DAAI SKEG IS AF!
                      (MET 'n LANG "F" VOORAAN)
                 

         DIE MANNE SAAG, GRIND, KAP EN PLAK...

Afgeneem hieronder op 2 Februarie 2021 is 'n nuwe staalprofiel aan die romp geheg waaraan die nuwe skeg gesweis gaan word.

                 

                 

                 

Afgeneem hieronder op 3 Februarie 2021 spog die "Thorfin" weer met 'n herboude skeg en 'n splinternuwe roer. Maar gaan dit die toets van tyd weerstaan? Net tyd sal leer.

                 

                         SOUTH HEAD OP BAKBOORD


Afgeneem hieronder op 20 Februarie 2021 oppad uit Saldanhabaai hou die kenmerkende geel-en-wit lighuis by South Head wag oor die baai.


        

     "SOUTH WEST LAPWING" OPPAD NA DIE TUNAVELDE


Afgeneem hieronder op 20 Februarie 2021 aan die ooste kant van Dasseneiland, kruis paaie met die "South West Lapwing", vanwaar die skuit vroeŽr gedurende die dag vertrek het vanuit die Kaapse dokke om haar te gaan aansluit by die tunavloot wat op daardie stadium 80 myl noordwes van St.Helenabaai werksaam was.


             

     "RENJA" RUS OP ANKER BY
DASSENEILAND

Afgeneem hieronder op 20 Februarie 2021 net na sonsak, rus die "Renja" op anker met Dasseneiland se lighuis wat flits in die agtergrond.


        

                      HOUTBAAI, HIER KOM ONS!

Afgeneem hieronder op 18 Februarie 2021 vertrek die pelagiese skuite vroegoggend vanuit Laaiplek om vis te gaan soek in die Houtbaai area. Na aanleiding van wat alles skeef geloop het op die see gedurende die opeenvolgende twee dae, kon hierdie foto van "Vegkop" net sowel die laaste keer gewees het dat ons haar gesien het...

                                        
"VEGKOP"
           

                                       
"ARANOS"
          

                           
"OCEANA PARAGON"
              

   "BELLA PRIMA" VERANDER IN 'n ROOI-GEVAARTE

Afgeneem hieronder op 15 Februarie 2021 op die Gansbaai skeepshelling vertoon die "Bella Prima" nou 'n nuwe rooi
kleurskema vanwaar die skuit voorheen 'n ligblou kleurskema vertoon het. 'n Mens moet erken dit pas die skuit baie mooi. Sover dit Trawler Heritage se kennis aangaan is "Bella Prima" die eerste pelagiese houtskuit in die geskiedenis van ons visbedryf wat spog met 'n rooi romp, alhoewel 'n voormalige aasskuit van Gansbaai, die "Deo Gloria" ook destyds vir 'n kort tydtjie 'n rooi romp gehad het.

                             
"NUWE" KLEURSKEMA
                     

                             
"OU" KLEURSKEMA
                  

         
NIESWANDT SUSTERSKUITE OP DIE SLIP

Afgeneem hieronder op 13 Februarie 2021 op die Sandy Point skeepshelling is 'n unieke oomblik op kamera vasgelÍ toe twee identiese Nieswandt susterskuite naamlik "South West Seahawk" (links) en "South West Petrel" (regs) saam op die skeepshelling gestaan het.  

          
 

            
 LATEST STERN TRAWLER MOVEMENTS

Pictured below on 11 February 2021 several Hake stern trawlers were present in the Victoria Basin. Amongst the fleet home were "Beatrice Marine", "Lucerne", "Isabella Marine", "Okombahe", "Foxglove" and "Andromeda" to mention just a few.

                                        "FOXGLOVE"
        
       

                                 
"FLAME THORN"
       

Pictured below on 11 February 2021 alongside the Elbow is "Okombahe" berthed alongside the neatly painted "Beatrice Marine", having visited the Robinson dry-dock recently.

       

                                     
"FUCHSIA"
       

                
   "LUDWANI
" (left); "LUCERNE" (right)
       

           
WAG NET SO BIETJIE, "LUCERNE", DAAI IS
                           MOS NUWE NAAMLETTERS...


Afgeneem hieronder op 11 Februarie 2021 toon die rooi sirkel
nuwe naamletters aan op die "Lucerne" se agterstewe.


       

                              
NUWE NAAMLETTERS
       

                                 
OU NAAMLETTERS
     

                 "RIGEL 4"
ALONGSIDE SOUTH ARM


Pictured below on 11 February 2021 alongside South Arm the bow of the South Coast lobster catcher "Rigel 4" can be seen to the left, from where she had returned from Port Elizabeth recently.

        

    
FISHING FLEET RESTING ALONGSIDE COLLIER JETTY

Pictured below on 11 February 2021 several fishing vessels were berthed alongside the Collier Jetty. Amongst the fleet home were "Mpho", "Chris Trautman", "Vlaeberg" and "Abe Shapiro".
                                
              
        

                                    "SEA PRIDE II
"
        

                              "CHRIS TRAUTMAN
"
        

                                  "ABE SHAPIRO
"
        

                   "KARIBA
" (left); "MALAGAS II" (right
        

                                       "NICOLETTE
"
        

           
"STAALKOP" LÍ EN SKOP TEEN DIE KAAI...
        

Pictured below on 11 February 2021 alongside Fish Market is the tuna pole vessel "Rijger". Also present was "Staalkop" and "Kentucky".

        

   
FISHING FLEET RESTING ALONGSIDE EAST QUAY

Pictured below on 11 February 2021 several fising vessels were berthed alongside the East Quay. Amongst the fleet home were "Cape Challenger", "Oceana Topaz", "South West Lapwing", "Allison", "Windhoek" and "Sailfish" to mention just a few.

        

                                        
"TOMREN"
        

                               
"BELLA DA LUNAR"
        

                                 
"CONQUISTADOR"
        

                             
"LEONTINA MARIA"
        

Pictured below on 11 February 2021 alongside the Collier Jetty is the "Weskus II" neatly painted, having returned back home from the Sandy Point slipway recently.

        

                                 
"OCEANA TOPAZ"
        

          "ALLISON" POWER BLOCK BACK ONBOARD

Previously reported on 21 January 2021 the "Allison" was spotted without her power block, however on 11 February 2021 the power block was back onboard from where it was hanging onto the kingpost.

        

          
   DAAR ONDER LOOP DRIE PIKKEWYNE...

Afgeneem hieronder op 20 Februarie 2021 in Huisbaai vertoef die "Renja" vir 'n wyle teen die jetty, terwyl drie pikkewyne uit is op strandpatrollie...

                    


         ONGEWENSTE INTREKKERS AANBOORD VAN 
                                 "LUDERITZ STAR"?


Afgeneem hieronder op 11 Februarie 2021 langs die Ooskaai is daar duidelike tekens asof ongewenste inwoners hulself tuisgemaak het aanboord van die onaktiewe skuit "Luderitz Star", vanweŽ die feit dat die visruimdeksel nou skielik oopstaan...

        

               
DIE SLEEPTREILERS GAAN SEE TOE!


Afgeneem hieronder op 11 Februarie 2021 is 'n reeks fotos van drie stokvistreilers wat die Kaapse hawe verlaat oppad na die treilgronde waaronder "Isabella Marine" , "Andromeda" en "Realeka".

Afgeneem hieronder gooi die stokvis sleeptreiler "Isabella Marine" los vanaf die Elbow-kaai.

        

        

        

        

                 
GOOD-LUCK "ISABELLA MARINE"!
        

Afgeneem hieronder gooi die stokvis sleeptreiler "Andromeda" los vanaf South Arm.

        

        

        

                  
   GOOD-LUCK "ANDROMEDA"!
        

Afgeneem hieronder op 11 Februarie 2021 voor Granger Bay is "Isabella Marine" (links) en "Andromeda" (regs) gevolg deur die "Realeka" kort op hul hakke, maar o'aarde, laat ons eers gou
infokus op die "Realeka" vanwaar Trawler Heritage 'n voorgevoel
gehad het dat die skuit se anker saamsleep...


        

              
"REALEKA", WAAR IS JOU ANKER?


Afgeneem hieronder op 11 Februarie 2021 toon die rooi sirkel aan dat die "Realeka" se boeganker nooit opgetrek was nie...


       

Afgeneem hieronder en een van die crewmanne beduie na die anker...presies wat Trawler Heritage op 'n myl ver met die blote
oog kon waarneem...die skuit se anker sleep agterna.


        

Afgeneem hieronder vergader feitlik die hele crew op die voordek
in afwagting vir die anker om sy verskyning te maak...


        

               
SO JA, DIT LYK MOS BETER, DAAR IS DIE
                              ANKER NOU OPGETREK!

        
  
As julle, jul anker daarso verloor het, kry net vir "Mizpah" in.
                  Hulle weet presies hoe om ankers te purse...

    
EINDE VAN DIE DAG SE DUIKWERK VIR SUBTECH

Afgeneem hieronder op 11 Februarie 2021 arriveer 'n semi-rigiede rubberboot van Subtech in Granger Bay onderweg na die skiboot helling by Oceana Power Boat Club.

        
Noudat Trawler Heritage die "fender" boeie sien hang aan daardie skuit laat dit my nou wonder...was dit julle "fender" boeie wat daarso in die middel van die nasionale pad rondgerol het so net na sonsak? Moet wees!

           "KOLGANS" SE CAT VERLOOR 'n LEWE...

Afgeneem hieronder op 8 Februarie 2021 op Gansbaai word die "Kolgans" se Caterpillar grootmasjien op 'n vragmotor gelaai, gereed om na die "veearts" te gaan vanwaar die masjien meganiese probleme ontwikkel het, na slegs twee trippe sedert die begin van die nuwe seisoen.    

             

                  KREEFVLOOT IN SALDANHABAAI

Afgeneem hieronder op 7 Februarie 2021 in Saldanhabaai was
talle kreefskuite teenwoordig gewees langs die Presidentskaai waaronder "Silver Leader", "Zay-Yaan", "Ang-Jerry", "Boland", "Hiram", "Derek 1" en "Mbambatha" om net 'n paar name te noem.

        
"ANG-JERRY" (links); "SILVER LEADER" (regs)
        


                
"ZAY-YAAN" (links); "HIRAM" (regs)
        

              
"MBAMBATHA" (links); "DEREK 1" (regs)
        

Afgeneem hieronder op 7 Februarie 2021 van links na regs is "Jenny Anne", "Ghoerieman" en "Boesmanland".

        

Afgeneem hieronder op 7 Februarie 2021 in Peperbaai is "Zita 1".

        

   
NUWE VRIESKAMER VIR "SOUTH WEST SEAHAWK"


Afgeneem hieronder op 7 Februarie 2021 in Saldanhabaai is 'n nuwe vrieskamer wat onlangs aangebou was op die werksdek van die tunapaalskuit "South West Seahawk".


         

                            "SOUTH WEST SEAHAWK"
         

       
EN DIT, HET EVEL KNIEVEL NOU SITE GEKRY?


Afgeneem hieronder op 7 Februarie 2021 is nog een van daardie onverklaarbare oomblike, vanwaar 'n valhelm vergete aangetref is binne-in die aasboks van die "South West Seahawk"...


         
 
        Hoe dan anders gemaak as die skipper jou met 'n
          asbakkie wil gooi van daarbo uit die wielhuis uit?

     
                   SPOEDVRAAT VAN FORMAAT?

Afgeneem hieronder op 7 Februarie 2021 in Peperbaai was hierdie hardertrekskuit te siene gewees wat aangedryf word deur 'n 70 perdekrag, vierslag Yamaha buiteboordmotor op die transom, kompleet met 'n tiller-arm...siesa!


           
    
            Wie weet, dalk is dit sy helmet wat daarso op
                       "South West Seahawk" vergete lÍ?


   
"AQUATIC V" BRING 'n VRAG SWARTMOSSELS IN

Afgeneem hieronder op 7 Februarie 2021 arriveer die swaar gelaaide "Aquatic V" in Peperbaai met 'n vrag swartmossels aanboord wat op die seeplase in die baai geoes was.


           

                                        
"AQUATIC V"

           


               
NUWE "AANHANGSEL" VIR "AQUATIC V"


Afgeneem hieronder op 7 Februarie 2021 toon die rooi sirkel 'n nuwe "aanhangsel", of sal mens dit kon noem 'n platform, wat aan die "Aquatic V" se agterstewe gemonteer is ten einde werksaamhede op die seeplase te kan vergemaklik.


             

                   
EEN GOEIE DOEL VAN 'n SEILJAG!

Mense, jy gaan lank moet soek om net een goeie doel vir 'n seiljag te vind, maar ons het wragtag ene gekry! Afgeneem hieronder op 7 Februarie 2021 in Saldanhabaai dien 'n uitgediende seiljag as 'n platform ten einde herstelwerk te kan verrig aan die "Amalia" se rubbing bands.

       

        
                   DIE "GANSE" WERK NET

Afgeneem hieronder op 7 Februarie 2021 word herstelwerk gedoen aan die geskeurde nette van beide die "Wildegans II" sowel as "Stormgans" op die Gansbaai nuwehawe se langmuur.

     
           
      
As die "Amoria" en "I do" weg is, speel die "ganse" baas
                              langs die langmuur se kaai...

                     
"BERGGANS" KLAAR AFGELAAI

Afgeneem hieronder op 7 Februarie 2021 verlaat die "Berggans" die Gansbaai ouhawe vanwaar die skuit haar aflaaibeurt voltooi het.


        

        

Afgeneem hieronder op 7 Februarie 2021 op Gansbaai maneuver die "Rietgans II" langs die ouhawe se kaai ten einde aan te meld vir haar aflaaibeurt wat uit Rooi-oog bestaan het.

        

Afgeneem hieronder op 7 Februarie 2021 op Gansbaai fynkam "Wafra", "Vleigans" en "Silver Snapper die Walkerbaai-omgewing
in hul soeke na Ansjovis.


        

               "BERGGANS" SJOR IN DIE ROOI-OOG!

Afgeneem hieronder op 6 Februarie 2021 kort na dagbreek, buitekant Bettysbaai is die "Berggans" se vispomp in die net besig om 'n groot skep Rooi-oog in te pomp.

        
   

                          


         

Afgeneem hieronder op 6 Februarie 2021 en "Berggans" se crew begin nader te staan om bo-lyne weg te gee...

      

      

               
GANSBAAI OUHAWE IN VOLLE SWANG!


Afgeneem hieronder op 6 Februarie 2021 op Gansbaai is die ouhawe gebied in rep en roer terwyl die skuite die een vrag na die ander aflaai. Met 'n skuit op die slip, 'n geskeurde net op die kaai en 'n vismeelreduksieaanleg in volle produksie, beteken dit net een ding, die nuwe seisoen is met ons!

        

                         
"BELLA PRIMA" OP DIE SLIP

Afgeneem hieronder op 6 Februarie 2021 op die Gansbaai skeepshelling is die skeepstimmermanne nog druk besig om die "Bella Prima" se houtromp voor te berei alvorens die skuit met die nuwe pelagiese seisoen kan begin.


        

    
"RIETGANS II" SKUIF IN ONDER DIE AFLAAIPOMP

Afgeneem hieronder op 6 Februarie 2021 op Gansbaai maneuver die "Rietgans II" langs die ouhawe se kaai ten einde aan te meld vir haar aflaaibeurt wat uit Rooi-oog bestaan het.


        
          
        

    
"STORMGANS" OPPAD NA DIE AFLAAIKAAI

Afgeneem hieronder op 6 Februarie 2021 op Gansbaai vertrek die "Stormgans" vanuit die nuwehawe in afwagting vir die "Rietgans II" om haar aflaaibeurt te voltooi.


        

        

        

        

Afgeneem hieronder op 6 Februarie 2021 op Gansbaai het "Stormgans" nou eers tot ruste gekom, terwyl die aflaaiery
aanboord van die "Rietgans II" nog volstoom voortgaan.


                

               
DIE "GANSE" LOOP HANGKLIP TOE!

Terwyl ander nog besig was om af te laai, en ander nog moes aflaai het die res van die "Ganse" weer die see aangedurf. Afgeneem hieronder op 6 Februarie 2021 is 'n seleksie van fotos vanwaar die "Ganse" vanuit Gansbaai hawe vertrek om Rooi-oog te gaan soek in die Hangklip omgewing.


                                    
"VLEIGANS"
       

                               
"SILVER SNAPPER"
         

                                
"WILDEGANS II"
        

         
"SILVER SNAPPER" (links); "VLEIGANS" (regs)
        

    
"WILDEGANS II" (links); "SILVER SNAPPER" (regs)
        

                      DIE "GANSE" GAAN SEE TOE!

Afgeneem hieronder op 5 Februarie 2021 is 'n seleksie van fotos vanwaar die "Ganse" vanuit Gansbaai hawe vertrek in ongunstige weersomstandighede om Ansjovis te gaan soek.

        

                                   
"RIETGANS II"
        

                                         
"WAFRA"
        

                                         
"BERGGANS"
        

Afgeneem hieronder op 5 Februarie 2021 vertrek "Wildegans II". Nou is dit nie net die suid-ooste wind wat storm waai nie, die water begin ook nou sommer sterk te raak - nie die wonderlikste see-aand nie. Aag wat, ons loop eers gou 'n draai in die baai, voordat ons die langpad aandurf Hangklip toe om Rooi-oog te gaan soek, die weervoorspelling het immers gesÍ dat die wind sou gedurende die nag gaan lÍ...

        

Afgeneem hieronder op 5 Februarie 2021 vertrek "Stormgans"
op die voorgrond met "Rietgans II" op die agtergrond, vanwaar die skuite nou koers hou vir Hawston-se-kop.

        

      DIE "GANSE" IN AKSIE BUITEKANT DANGER POINT

Afgeneem hieronder op 2 Februarie 2021 is die "Berggans" in
aksie vir die eerste keer gedurende die nuwe seisoen, vanwaar die "ganse" werksaam was aan die suidweste kant van Danger Point, in hul soeke na Ansjovis.

        
   

Afgeneem hieronder op 2 Februarie 2021 kort voor sonsak vlieg die "Silver Snapper" verby in hul soeke na 'n kolletjie Ansjovis.

                               

Afgeneem hieronder op 2 Februarie 2021 kort voor sonsak, pas
talle skuite alreeds hulle kolletjies Ansjovis op in afwagting vir sonsak, terwyl ander nog rondskarrel in hul soeke na vis om op te kan werk.


                 

Afgeneem hieronder op 2 Februarie 2021 en die Chovy begin te skryf op die video sounder.

                         
Soos wat oom Pierre Buckle sou gesÍ het: "manne, julle moet
maar stadigaan begin regstaan". Wat die konteks van die woord "stadigaan" ookal mag beteken het?!

                  "BERGGANS" GEREED VIR AKSIE

Afgeneem hieronder op 1 Februarie 2021 is die "Berggans" weer terug in die Gansbaai ouhawe vanwaar die skuit se net vroeŽr gedurende die dag opgetrek was. Ook tesiene in die fotos hieronder is nuwe hidouliese pype wat aangelÍ was na beide die stacker en triplex, asook die nuut voltooide netbord. Alhoewel enkele van die ander "Ganse" op hierdie stadium alreeds hul eerste vragte vis vir die 2021 afgelaai het, glo ons dat "Berggans" vinnig die agterstand sal uitwis, vanwaar die skuit gedurende die volgende dag met haar 2021 seisoen sou begin.

                     

                                 
NUWE NETBORD

                  

        
 PREMIER FISHING VLOOT BY DIE HUIS

Afgeneem hieronder op 31 Januarie 2021 op Saldanhabaai was
die hele vloot van Premier Fishing teenwoordig gewees waaronder "Southern Belle", "Bloudam", "Souhtern Horizon", "Mizpah" en "Adenia".


                              
"SOUTHERN BELLE"
         

                                      
"BLOUDAM"
         
         
"Bloudam"...gaan ons nog 'n "Nico S" eksperiment
                 sien ontvou voor ons oŽ? Net tyd sal leer.

        
"ADENIA"...IS DIT NIE? JA WRAGTAG, DIT IS!

Afgeneem hieronder op 31 Januarie 2021 val die klem op die "Adenia" se agterstewe vanwaar Trawler Heritage dadelik kon opmerk dat die "Cape Town" naamgeskrifte op die skuit se agterstewe verander is iewerste gedurende die verloop van 2020. So eerder laat as nooit, kom ons beskou dit van naderby.


         
         
Hello "Mizpah", wat daarso wegkruip langs "Adenia".

                  
NUWE "CAPE TOWN" NAAMGESKRIF

       
 
  Naamletters soos geinspireer deur die "A-Team"...moontlik?

                     
OU "CAPE TOWN" NAAMGESKRIF
       

  
 "SOUTHERN HORIZON" VAT DIE PAD DASSEN TOE

Afgeneem hieronder op 31 Januarie 2021 op Saldanhabaai vertrek die "Southern Horizon" volstoom oppad na die Dasseneiland area om kreef te gaan vang.


        

      "DR.FISH" SLEEP VIR "THORFIN" HOSPITAAL
                            TOE WEENS 'n "SORE FIN"...

Afgeneem hieronder op 30 Januarie 2021 arriveer die tunpaalskuite "Dr.Fish" en "Thorfin" by Yachtport in Saldanhabaai vanwaar die "Dr.Fish" die "Thorfin" moes sleep vanaf die vorige middag, dwarsdeur die nag, tot die volgende oggend, oor 'n afstand van sowat 80 seemyl vanaf buitekant Kaap Columbine. Die "Thorfin" het hulpeloos gedryf nadat sy haar roer en "skeg" ter see verloor het, en in die proses met 'n gebuigde skroef-as opgeŽindig het, nadat die skroef en roer tydens die voorval gemeen met mekaar geraak het...

        
      
      Tandekry probleme vir 'n 8-weke oue babatjie is heel
             onwaarskynlik, dus ly die skuitjie seker aan koliek?


              LATEST STERN TRAWLER MOVEMENTS

Pictured below on 28 January 2021 only four Hake stern trawlers were present in the Victoria Basin, namely "Avro Warrior", "Realeka", "Isabella Marine", and "Foxglove".

                                    "REALEKA"
       

                               "ISABELLA MARINE"
        


         "AVRO WARRIOR" LÍ EN SKOP TEEN DIE KAAI...
                    

                         GOOD-LUCK "FOXGLOVE"!

Afgeneem hieronder op 28 Januarie 2021 vertrek die "Foxglove" vanaf South Arm onderweg na die treilgronde suid van Kaappunt.

         

             NEW BOW PLATES FOR "BEATRICE MARINE"

Pictured below on 28 January 2021 in the Robinson Dry-dock several bow plates were removed from the "Beatrice Marine".

         

   NEW COLOUR SCHEME IN PROGRESS FOR "LINCOLN"

Pictured below on 28 January 2021 in the Robinson Dry-dock the "Lincoln" partially reveales a new blue and white colour scheme from it's previous black and white colour scheme.

                      

                           SOUTH ARM STANDING EMPTY

Pictured below on 28 January 2021 was quite a rare sight to see so many empty berths alongside South Arm as most of the trawl fleet was out at sea.
 
          

                        NEW CUTLASS FOR "WILMAG"

Pictured below on 28 January 2021 at the Quay Four slipway the tuna pole vessel "Wilmag" is seen here with her prop and shaft sealed into position and ready to be lowered back into the water
the following day during high tide.

         

                                            "WILMAG"
         

                         GOOD-LUCK "PREDATOR"!

Pictured below on 28 January 2021 the tuna pole vessel "Predator" is seen here leaving the Cape Docks on route to the fishing grounds some 80 nautical miles west off Cape Columbine.

         

                          "NICOLETTE" LOADING ICE

Pictured below on 28 January 2021 the "Nicolette" is seen here berthed alongside the South Arm ice bunker as the vessel is being prepared for an upcoming fishing trip.

        

"ABE SHAPIRO" PROVISIONS DELIVERED AT FISH MARKET

Pictured below on 28 January 2021 provisions arrive at the Fish Market to be loaded onboard the "Abe Shapiro" for an upcoming tuna pole trip.

        
        
Trawler Heritage reken hulle het die brode vergeet?

         CONSTRUCTION WORK AT CAPE SYNCROLIFT

Pictured below on 28 January 2021 two mobile cranes were busy assisting construction workers at the Cape Syncrolift as intensive maintenance work are currently being performed at the facility.

        

                      GOOD-LUCK "BLUE DOLPHIN"!

Pictured below on 28 January 2021 the tuna pole vessel "Blue Dolphin" is seen here leaving the Alfred Basin on route to the fishing grounds some 80 nautical miles west off Cape Columbine.

        

        

        

       FISHING FLEET RESTING ALONGSIDE EAST QUAY

Pictured below on 28 January 2021 several fising vessels were berthed alongside the East Quay. Amongst the fleet home were "Cape Challenger", "Oceana Topaz", "Staalkop", "Allison", "Windhoek" and "Sailfish" to mention just a few.

                                            "ALLISON"
        


                                  "CONQUISTADOR"
        


                                         "STAALKOP"
        


Pictured below from left to right is "Oceana Topaz", "Windhoek" and "Sailfish".

       

                 LATEST PROGRESS ON WOOD WORK
              MAINTENANCE ONBOARD "KENTUCKY"

Pictured below on 28 January 2021 alongside the Fish Market jetty, additional stainless steel cladding was fitted over the new capping on the starboard side of the vessel.

        

                                        "KENTUCKY"
        


                               GOOD-LUCK "MPHO"!

Pictured below on 28 January 2021 the tuna pole vessel "Mpho" is seen here leaving the Collier Jetty on route to the fishing grounds some 80 nautical miles west off Cape Columbine.

       

       

       

                    


Pictured below on 28 January 2021 alongside the Collier Jetty is the tuna pole vessel "Kariba".

        

  INSTANDHOUDINGSWERK AANBOORD VAN "BERGGANS"

Afgeneem hieronder op 27 Januarie 2021 is die "Berggans" weer terug in die Gansbaai nuwehawe vanwaar die skuit onlangs die skeepshelling besoek het. Op hierdie stadium was daar nog volstoom besig gewees met die bou van die nuwe netbord asook die aanlÍ van nuwe hidrouliese pype.

                    

        

        

            
"MIZPAH" BRING HAAR EERSTE VRAG 
                       CHOVY IN VIR 2021 SEISOEN

Afgeneem hieronder op 27 Januarie 2021 buitekant Gansbaai is die "Mizpah" oppad terug na Suid-Oranje met haar eerste vrag chovy van die nuwe seisoen. Mag daar nog baie wees!

                  

                  
EXTRA DIMENSIONS 70 REVEALS
                     NEW FLEET COLOUR SCHEME


After 20 years, Extra Dimensions 70 (Pty) Ltd, the sole owners of the MFV Kavalier as well as the MFV Gregory Justin who is also the main shareholder of the MFV Elomi, has decided to change the colour of its fleet from the traditional ďlight greenĒ to ďsteel blueĒ, a dark navy-like colour.

The MFV Kavalier is the first vessel in the fleet to undergo this transformation. Coupled to the colour change, the flag of the Republic of South Africa, which over the past 2 decades became a ďtrademarkĒ on all the companyís vessels, were slightly moved from just beneath the bottom rubbing band on the head of the vessel, to a much more prominent place in between the 2 rubbing bands Ė still on the head of the boat.

According to Neil Adams, CEO of Extra Dimensions, the colour change of the vessels is a reflection of the transformation and growth the company is currently undergoing.

Pictured below on 27 January 2021 at the Keyway slipway facility at Laaiplek, the "Kavalier" is being prepared to be lowered back into the water showing off her owners new colour scheme for the very first time.

                        
                      
Photo: Weskus In Fokus (WIF)

         
         
Photo: Weskus In Fokus (WIF)

PELAGIESE SKUITE WORD VOORBEREI IN SALDANHABAAI

Afgeneem hieronder op 24 Januarie 2021 is 'n seleksie van pelagiese skuite tans in die hawegebied voorberei word vir die opkomende seisoen waaronder "Silver Challenger", "Atlantic Enterprise", "Gregory Justin" ,"Southern Belle" en "Adenia".

Afgeneem hieronder langs die Presidentskaai is steierwerk
staande gemaak op die "Silver Challenger" se dek ten einde aandag te skenk aan die skuit se maspaal.

        

                            "SILVER CHALLENGER"
         

Afgeneem hieronder langs die Presidentskaai spog die "Atlantic Enterprise" met haar nuut voltooide netbord - nog hoŽr as ooit tevore!

        

Afgeneem hieronder op 24 Januarie 2021 langs die Premier
Fishing kaai lÍ "Adenia" in die voorgrond met die "Southern Belle" se agterstewe sigbaar in die agtergrond.

        

           "GREGORY JUSTIN" WORD OORGEPLANK

Afgeneem hieronder op 24 Januarie 2021 op die Saldanhabaai skeepshelling word talle nuwe rye planke sowel as knieŽ vervang
op die "Gregory Justin" se stuurboordsy.

        

        
Ons sal egter nog 'n tydjie moet wag en sien hoe "Gregory Justin" daarna gaan uitsien in haar nuwe "steel-blue" kleurskema...

              "ATLANTIC ENDEAVOUR" DRYF WEER
                           OP NORMALE WATERLYN

Afgeneem hieronder op 24 Januarie 2021 langs die Slipkaai op Saldanhabaai, dryf die "Atlantic Endeavour" weer op haar normale waterlyn, nadat die houtnate genoegsaam tyd gegun was om te kon swel.

        

"SOUTH WEST SEA HAWK" ARRIVEER IN SALDANHABAAI

Afgeneem hieronder op 24 Januarie 2021 langs die Presidentskaai lÍ die Kaapse tunapaal skuit "South West Sea Hawk", vanwaar daar intensiewe aandag aan die skuit se algehele kondisie gegee sal word oor die volgende paar weke.

        

               "MARQUERITE" OP HAAR MOORING

Afgeneem hieronder op 24 Januarie 2021 rus die "port tender", "Marquerite" op anker in die ankergebied van die Saldanhabaai seiljagklub.

        

             "BENGUELLA PRIDE"
LÍ VERWAARLOOS

Afgeneem hieronder op 24 Januarie 2021 langs die Presidentskaai lÍ en verweer die onaktiewe tunapaal skuit "Benguella Pride" namate al die ywerigheid om die skuit weer terug op die see te kon kry, in die niet verdwyn het...

         

         

                        KREEFVLOOT IN SALDANHABAAI

Afgeneem hieronder op 24 Januarie 2021 was talle kreefskuite teenwoordig gewees in Saldanhabaai vanwaar die vloot tans werk op die kreefgronde suid van Dasseneiland. Kreefskuite teenwoordig was "Boland", "Southern Horizon", "Tickey" en "Silver Leader".

        

                               "SOUTHERN HORIZON"
        

      "BOLAND"
(buitekant); "SILVER LEADER" (binnekant)
        

                           "KARIBA" IN 'n WINDSEE

Afgeneem hieronder op 24 Januarie 2021 aan die noordweste kant van Robbeneiland breek die tunapaal skuit "Kariba" toe in sterk suid-ooste weer opppad terug na die Kaapse Dokke, onderweg
van 'n tuna-trip wes van Kaap Columbine.

        

                      PELAGIESE SKUITE IN HOUTBAAI

Afgeneem hieronder op 23 Januarie 2021 is 'n seleksie van pelagiese skuite wat in Houtbaai skuil. Skuite teenwoordig was "Ruwekus", "Silver Bounty", "Oceana Mercury", "Umfana", "Oceana Paragon", "Aranos", "Towerkop" en "Star Crest".

        

Afgeneem hieronder op 23 Januarie 2021 van links na regs is "Star Crest", "Aranos" en "Towerkop".

        

                            "OCEANA MERCURY"
        

     "PATRYSBERG"
(voor); "OCEANA PARAGON" (agter)
        

            NUWE PETEC SPLIT-WINCH VIR "RUWEKUS"

Afgeneem hieronder op 23 Januarie 2021 op Houtbaai is 'n nuwe Petec "split-winch" geinstalleer op die "Ruwekus" se werksdek.

         

                     NUWE KLEURSKEMA VIR "UMFANA"

Afgeneem hieronder op 23 Januarie 2021 op Houtbaai vertoon die "Umfana" 'n nuwe blou kleurskema. Voorheen het die "Umfana" 'n turquoise kleurskema vertoon.

                                NUWE KLEURSKEMA
        

                                     OU KLEURSKEMA
         

              SKIPPER, HOE LAAT GAAN ONS SEE TOE?
         

                                    "OLIVIA MARIE"
         

             
"MARTIN J" BESIG OM ONDER TE GAAN!

Afgeneem hieronder op 23 Januarie 2021 in Houtbaai hawe is daar duidelike tekens dat die onaktiewe skuit "Martin J" besig is om water te maak vanwaar die skuit tans oorhel na bakboord en die skuit se kop heelwat dieper in die water lÍ as die laaste foto wat van die skuit geneem was sewe dae vantevore op 16 Januarie 2021.
Sal diegene wat belange aan die skuit het asseblief aandag skenk aan die probleem voordat Houtbaai nog 'n wrak ryker word? Groot asseblief.

         

Afgeneem hieronder op 16 Januarie 2021 kan daar gesien word
dat die "Martin J" se waterlyn nog hoog bokant die water is in vergeleke met die huidige situasie.

         

En hier is nog meer probleme op hande wat afgeneem is op 16 Januarie 2021vanwaar die rooi sirkel aantoon dat 'n plank besig is om te spring op die "Martin J" se agterstewe. Moenie sÍ niemand het julle gewaarsku nie.

         


                             KREEFVLOOT IN HOUTBAAI

Afgeneem hieronder op 23 Januarie 2021 in Houtbaai was talle kreefskuite teenwoordig waaronder "Ghoerieman", "El Pescador", "Patrysberg", "Swartberg", "Potberg" en "Hiram" om net 'n paar name te noem.

         

                                        "PATRYSBERG"
          

                                       "EL PESCADOR"
        


Afgeneem hieronder van links na regs is "Jenny-Anne", "Zita 1"
en "Ghoerieman"

        

                                        "PAULSBERG"
        


                "SWARTBERG"
(links); "POTBERG" (regs)
        

                                                "HIRAM"
        

                                         "MBAMBATHA"
        


                        SKUITE VAN KLEIN NA GROOT

Afgeneem hieronder op 23 Januarie 2021 in Houtbaai langs die Yskaai van links na regs is "Patrysberg", "Oceana Paragon", "Oceana Viking" en "Emerald Isle".

         

Afgeneem hieronder op 23 Januarie 2021 in Houtbaai van links na regs is "Ocean Harvest", "Jacqueline" en "Ocean Blue".

         

                           KALKBAAIERS IN HOUTBAAI

Afgeneem hieronder op 23 Januarie 2021 in Houtbaai was twee Kalkbaai skuite teenwoordig naamlik "Zay-Yaan" (links) en "Sulaiman" (regs).

         

                      LANGLYN SKUITE IN HOUTBAAI

Afgeneem hieronder op 23 Januarie 2021 op Houtbaai was talle langlyn skuite teenwoordig waaronder "Shivon", "Estrela Do Mar", "Olivia Marie", "Oceana Amethyst" en "Ocean Hercules".

                               "OCEANA AMETHYST"
         

                                 "ESTRELA DO MAR"
          
 
                                   "OCEAN DYNAMO"
          

   "OCEAN HERCULES"
(links); "OCEAN WANDERER" (regs)
             

                             GOOD-LUCK "SHIVON"!

Afgeneem hieronder op 23 Januarie 2021 vertrek die stokvislanglyn skuit "Shivon" vanuit Houtbaai hawe onderweg na die stokvisgronde suid van Kaappunt.

         

                                NEE HOUTBAAI NEE!

Aai mense, ons kan amper 'n permanente kolom plaas op Trawler Heritage genaamd "Nee Houtbaai Nee", want by die tyd is Trawler Heritage al taamlik gatvol om met owerhede te baklei oor elke liewe dingetjie wat nie reg is in daardie hawe nie, net om te sien hoe Houtbaai se inwoners dit weer voor die voet vernietig, kort nadat verbeteringe en/of herstelwerk verrig is aan die betrokke infrastrukstuur.

In die jongste voorval wat afgeneem is op 23 Januarie 2021 het Trawler Heritage ontdek dat die splinternuwe rioolpype wat einde 2019 geinstalleer was by die ablusie blokke in die hawe doelbewus stukkend geslaan is, soos aangetoon in die foto hieronder. Vir wie, vir wat en hoekom vra ek julle? Dis mos 'n duidelike teken van 'n samelewing met geen respek vir ander se eiendom nie.

          HAWE ABLUSIE GERIEWE 23 JANUARIE 2021
        

   HAWE ABLUSIE GERIEWE TYDENS INSTALLERING
                                  23 DESEMBER 2019
        

        HOUTBAAI HAWE SE NUWE STORTINGSTERREIN

Die oop area tussen die skiboothelling en Hout Bay Boatyard begin al meer na 'n stortingsterrein lyk namate uitgediende sleepswaens, smokkelskuite en allerlei rubberboot komponente doelbewus op die terrein gedump word. Dit begin nou hoogtyd te raak dat die betrokke owerhede 'n halt roep aan die onwettige dumping voordat hierdie area in 'n volwaardige vuillishoop verander.

         

                     "EDELWEISS" WORD GEPLUNDER

Afgeneem hieronder op 23 Januarie 2021 toon die rooi sirkels aan dat die navigasielighouers op die "Edelweiss" se wielhuisdak onlangs geplunder is, vanwaar die stuurboord houer tesame met die lamp heeltemal verdwyn het, terwyl die bakboord houer feitlik vernietig is. Hoekom, vra ek julle?

          

     NUWE ELEKTRISITEITSPUNTE IN HOUTBAAI HAWE

Afgeneem hieronder op 23 Januarie 2021 is een van talle nuwe elektrisiteitshokkies wat oor die afgelope paar dae op verskeie kaaie in Houtbaai hawe geinstalleer was, ten einde 'n beter diens aan booteienaars te kan lewer. Hoe lank voordat die kwaadoeners hulle hande van hierdie kragpunte gaan afhou? Trawler Heritage sal julle op hoogte hou!

                     

                     NICO S(TUKKEND) VAN DIE ROES

Afgeneem hieronder op 23 Januarie 2021 beskou ons die algehele kondisie van die onaktiewe kreefskuit "Nico S" van naderby
vanwaar roes besig is om die skuit te verteer.

         

         

         
Die eienaar van die skuit wil om geen omstandighede afstand doen van die skuit nie - Sy is volgens die eienaar, slaggereed om kreef te gaan vang...ag jaa, wonder wanneer laas was hy in Houtbaai gewees?

      SO WORD DIE ONGENOOIDE GASTE BUITE GEHOU

Afgeneem hieronder op 23 Januarie 2021 is 'n geseŽlde deur soos gemonteer in die whaleback deur 'n raadop booteienaar om die "ongenooide gaste" van sy skuit af weg te hou.

                     

                        TUNAPAALSKUITE IN HOUTBAAI

Afgeneem hieronder op 23 Januarie 2021 is 'n seleksie van talle tunapaalskuite teenwoordig in Houtbaai hawe waaronder "Sao Gabriel", "Elbe", "Sandalene", "South West Heron", "Elandsberg", "Alalunga", "Albatros", "Gary", "Antares", "Abdul Latief" en "Frenchy Maria" om net 'n paar name te noem.

         

                                    "FRENCHY MARIA"
         


                                        "ALBATROS"
         


                                     "SANDALENE"
         


                                        "ALALUNGA"
         


    "ELANDSBERG"
(links); "SOUTH WEST HERON" (regs)
         


                                     "SAO GABRIEL"
        


                                            "ELBE"
        


                                    "ENDURANCE"
        


                                            "GARY"
        


                                      "ANTARES"
        


                                 "ELANDSBERG"
        


                                 "ABDUL LATIEF"
        


                                      "HOTLINE II"
        


            "THORFIN" KRY HOUTBAAI AREAKODE

Aangetoon hieronder met die geel sirkel op 23 Januarie 2021, vertoon die tunapaalskuit "Thorfin" vir die eerstekeer 'n Houtbaai areakode naamlik HTB 349.

        

Afgeneem hieronder op 23 Januarie 2021 op "Thorfin" se werksdek lÍ 'n crewman se matras teenaan die oorkantse gunwale, terwyl die skuit se gasstofie en talle boutjies en moertjies op die visruimdeksels te siene is...

        

                                           "THORFIN"
         


                  'n LASLAPPIE ANKERKETTING...

Afgeneem hieronder op 23 Januarie 2021 is hierdie "laslappie ankerketting" op een van die skuite opgemerk wat bestaan uit stukkies lap afkomstig van 'n waslap, 'n sakdoek, 'n crewman se onderbroek, 'n t-shirt, en wie weet wat nog alles daar aanmekaar geweef is...

         

                     VELE AKTIWITEITE OP DIE SLIP

Afgeneem hieronder op 23 Januarie 2021 was drie skuite teenwoordig gewees op die Houtbaai skeepshelling waaronder "Aquilla", "Endurance" en "Oceana Clipper".
     
          

              "OCEANA CLIPPER" WORD OORGEPLANK

Afgeneem hieronder op 23 Januarie 2021 is die skeepstimmermanne nogsteeds druk besig om talle nuwe rye
planke en knieŽ toe te voeg tot die stuurboordsy van die
"Oceana Clipper".

        

                    

Afgeneem hieronder op 16 Januarie 2021 is hoe die houtwerke van die "Girl Judith" tans daarna uitsien vanwaar nuwe knieŽ en planke tans toe gevoeg word op die skuit se stuurboordsy, terwyl die bakboordsy alreeds bedek is met 'n vars laag stopverf. Dis
egter die planke wat bedek was onder die plaat gemonteer op die agterstewe van die stuurboordsy, waar nog baie aandag benodig word.

                   

                                    "GIRL JUDITH"
         


                NUUTSTE VORDERING MET "AQUILLA"

Afgeneem hieronder op 23 Januarie 2021 op Houtbaai is die "Aquilla" nou verskuif vanaf die Slipkaai na die skeepshelling vanwaar die nodige instandhoudingswerk nou verrig word op die laerromp van die skuit.

         

         

         

          GAMCO MARINE ENGINEERING SERVICES
         DELIVERS NEW TRIPLEX FOR "BERGGANS"

Pictured below on 22 January 2021 the rigging team of Gamco Marine Engineering Services was seen in action at the Gansbaai slipway as they delivered a new triplex net winch for the "Berggans". To date, three triplex net winches have been supplied to the Gansbaai purse seine fleet by Gamco Marine Engineering Services. The other two vessels are "Vleigans" and "Wildegans II"

             

                      

        

                   

                   

             

             

                      

Pictured below on 22 January 2021 on the Gansbaai slipway, the prop and shaft of the "Berggans" is being rigged into position.

           

Pictured below on 22 January 2021 on the Gansbaai slipway the hull of the "Berggans" is shining brightly once again after the spray painting job had been completed.

           

       "SAMROCK" SE EERSTE BESOEK AAN GANSBAAI

Afgeneem hieronder op 22 Januarie 2021 was die "Samrock" te siene gewees in die Gansbaai Nuwehawe tydens die skuit se heel eerste besoek aan Gansbaai, en ook tereg so, want "Samrock" vertoon immers 'n "DDF" nommer.

                         

                         

                           GOOD-LUCK "DANTAGO"!

Afgeneem hieronder op 21 Januarie 2021 vertrek die "Dantago" vanaf Kaai No.2 in die Kaapse Dokke, onderweg na die treilgronde wes van Hondeklipbaai.

         

         

         

         

         

               LATEST STERN TRAWLER MOVEMENTS

Pictured below on 21 January 2021 several Hake stern trawlers were present in the Victoria Basin. Amongst the fleet home were "Sandile", "Armana", "Isabella Marine", "Armana" and "Andromeda" to mention just a few.

                                            "SANDILE"
        
        
                                  "ISABELLA MARINE"
        

                                            "LAVERNE"
        

                                      "LUCERNE"
        
         
                                          "ARMANA"
         

                                      "ANDROMEDA"
         

Pictured below on 21 January 2021 alongside South Arm from left to right is "African Queen", "Casablanca" and "Lepanto".

         


         "LUCERNE", "ARMANA" AND "ANDROMEDA"
                      GOES ON A HARBOUR CRUISE

Pictured below on 21 January 2021 in the Victoria Basin three vessels, the "Lucerne", "Armana" and "Andromeda" is seen here drifting on their own, while linesman onboard the "Lee Anne" are busy hauling in the trio.

        

Pictured below the three vessels are being secured once again alongside the "Lee Anne".

         

         

                 CLEANING THE "BEATRICE MARINE"

Pictured below on 21 January 2021 inside the Robinson dry-dock, the outer hull of the hake stern trawler "Beatrice Marine" are being cleaned by means of a high pressure hose in order to prepare the hull for a fresh layer of paint.

        

               LATEST PROGRESS ON WOOD WORK  
             MAINTENANCE ONBOARD "KENTUCKY"

Pictured below on 21 January 2021 alongside the Fish Market jetty additional maintenance work are being performed, this time around the capping and lower rubbing band has since received a fresh layer of paint over the new wood work.

        

Pictured below the red circle indicates that three rows of new deck planking has also been added and sealed on the work deck of the "Kentucky".

        

            "WILMAG" RE-VISITS QUAY FOUR SLIPWAY

Pictured below on 21 January 2021 on the Quay Four slipway the troublesome cutlass of the "Wilmag" has now eventually been removed, after causing more troubles during the last tuna pole trip.

       

Pictured below the red circle indicates that the sprinkler pipe on the starboard side of the "Wilmag" is missing a clamp...

        

                                            "WILMAG"
         


     "HERMAN S" WATER TANKS INLET PIPE TURNS BLUE

Pictured below on 21 January 2021 onboard the "Herman S" the red circle indicates that the water tank inlet pipe is now painted blue, from it's previous brown colour scheme.

               NEW WATER TANK PIPE COLOUR SCHEME
         

                                OLD COLOUR SCHEME
         

   "NEWLANDS" CRAYFISH SORTING TRAY GONE MISSING?

Pictured below on 21 January 2021 the red circle indicates that the crayfish sorting tray onboard the "Newlands" has gone missing from the working deck since last spotted by Trawler Heritage.

         

              "ALLISON" WITHOUT HER POWER BLOCK

Pictured below on 21 January 2021 alongside the East Quay the power block is missing from the king post onboard the tuna pole vessel "Allison".

        

Pictured below on 21 January 2021 several fishing vessels were berthed alongside the East Quay. Amongst the fleet home were "Cape Challenger", "Herman S", "Allison", "Ku-Ula", "Werkendam", "Abraham T", "Leontina Maria" and "Conquistador".

        

                     "WILDEGANS II" OPPAD SLIP TOE

Afgeneem hieronder op 20 Januarie 2021 is die "Wildegans II" oppad na die Gansbaai skeepshelling vir 'n blitsbesoek, vanwaar die skuit alreeds twee vragte vis afgelaai het sedert die begin van die nuwe seisoen.

                           

         

                          

Afgeneem hieronder op 20 Januarie 2021 op die Gansbaai skeepshelling is instanndhoudingswerk nog volstoom aan die gang, namate die "Berggans" voorberei word vir die nuwe seisoen.

                  

          "DUINEKUS" SE NUWE TRANSDUCER SKRYF
                             VIS DAT DIT BARS!

Afgeneem hieronder op 17 Januarie 2021 buitekant Kaappunt skryf "Duinekus" se sonar 'n hele "screen" vol Rooi-oŽ.

                   
                                         REGSTAAN!!!

                 
 "SECHABA" SJOR IN DIE ROOI-OOG!

Afgeneem hieronder gedurende die vroeŽ oggendure van 17 Januarie 2021 buitekant Kaappunt is die "Sechaba" se visruime gevul met 250 ton Rooi-oog.

                   

               "WAFRA" EN "BERGGANS" OP DIE SLIP

Afgeneem hieronder op 17 Januarie 2021 op die Gansbaai skeepshelling word beide die "Wafra" (voor) en "Berggans" (agter) voorberei vir die nuwe seisoen.

        

Afgeneem hieronder op 17 Januarie 2021 op die Gansbaai lÍ "Bella Prima" (links) en "Kolgans" (regs) aan die buitekant van die Nuwehawe se muur.

        

             DRIE "ROOI FERRARI'S" IN DIESELFDE RY

Dis nie aldag dat mens sommer drie rooi skuite bymekaar sien nie, sonder dat daar enige verwantskap tussen die skuite is nie. Afgeneem hieronder op 16 Januarie 2021 op Houtbaai lÍ drie rooi skuite in dieselfde ry langs die Noordekaai. Van binne na buite lÍ "Silver Hunter", "Sao Miguel" en die "Hiram" wat ook nou met 'n rooi romp spog sedert die begin van die 2020/2021 kreefseisoen.

        

                     NUWE KLEURSKEMA VIR "HIRAM"

Afgeneem hieronder op 16 Januarie 2021 in Houtbaai vertoon die "Hiram" 'n nuwe rooi kleurskema, vanwaar die skuit voorheen 'n blou kleurskema gehad het.

                              "NUWE KLEURSKEMA"
         

                                   "OU KLEURSKEMA"
          

              DIE KREEFVLOOT ARRIVEER IN HOUTBAAI

Afgeneem hieronder op 16 Januarie 2021 in Houtbaai was talle kreefskuite teenwoordig vanwaar die vloot nou om beweeg het vanaf Lambertsbaai. Kreefskuite teenwoordig was onder andere "Ghoerieman", "Swordfish", "Derek 1", "Boland", "Zita 1", "Hiram", Jenny-Anne", "Ocean Harvest" en "Mbambatha".

        

Afgeneem hieronder van binne na buite lÍ "Ghoerieman", "Jenny-Anne", "Mbambatha" en "Derek 1".

        

                                         "JENNY-ANNE"
        


                                         "SWORDFISH"
        

                                          "DEREK 1"
        

                                                "ZITA 1"
        


            "BOESMANLAND"
(links); "BOLAND" (regs)
         

    "JOHN BARBERY" SE WIELHUISDAK LÍ IN DIE SAND

Afgeneem hieronder op 16 Januarie op Houtbaai 2021 toon die rooi sirkel die laaste oorblysels aan van die wielhuisdak wat afkomstig is van die "John Barbery" wat in die hawe gesink het. Hierdie einste struktuur was voorheen gesien op 14 November 2020 vanwaar dit agter die "Africa Unity" gedryf het, totdat dit uiteindelik daarin kon slaag om sy weg uit die hawe tot op Houtbaai se strand te kon gevind het.

         

         

Afgeneem hieronder op 16 Januarie op Houtbaai 2021 sal daar opgelet word dat die houtknie op "Ocean Harvest" se stuurboord mors-af gebreek het.

         

                   "AFRICA UNITY" SE GAT BARS OOP

Afgeneem hieronder op 16 Januarie 2021 op Houtbaai is diep
krake te bespeur in die agterstewe se planke van die "Africa Unity" weens 'n gebrek aan voldoende vog in die skuit se planke.

         

               LOS DIE "MASKING TAPE", DIE SKUIT
                               MOET IN DIE SEE KOM!

Afgeneem hieronder op 16 Januarie 2021 op Houtbaai toon die rooi sirkel aan dat die skuitverwers nie genoeg tyd gehad het om die "masking tape" te kon aftrek van die "Captain De Sousa" se romp nie, vanwaar die skuit onlangs oorgeverf was op die Houtbaai skeepshelling.

        

                                "CAPTAIN DE SOUSA"
        


           DIE (JERIGO) HOUTBAAI HAWEMUUR STORT
                                ALWEER NA BENEDE

Afgeneem hieronder op 16 Januarie 2021 is die beroemde hawemuur van Houtbaai waarvan 'n gedeelte alweer mors-af gebreek het. Kom maak maar weer reg totdat julle dit regkry om 'n stewige muur te kan oprig.

        

Afgeneem hieronder op 16 Januarie 2021 op Houtbaai van links na regs is "Ocean Blue", "Jacqueline" en "Ocean Harvest".

        

                        'n BESOEKER VANUIT KALKBAAI

Afgeneem hieronder op 16 Januarie 2021 op Houtbaai is die stokvislanglyn skuit "Sulaiman", afkomstig vanuit Kalkbaai.

         

                   NUWE "TOPLINE BOX" VIR "OUMA"

Afgeneem hieronder op 16 Januarie 2021 op Houtbaai is 'n nuwe "topline box" in aanbou op "Ouma" se stuurboordsy.

         
   
Om eerlik te wees bou hulle al sedert laasjaar aan daai nuwe
                  "box", maar die mense kry net nie klaar nie...


                      TUNAPAAL SKUITE IN HOUTBAAI

Afgeneem hieronder op 16 Januarie 2021 is 'n seleksie van talle tunapaal skuite teenwoordig in Houtbaai hawe waaronder "Sneeuberg", "Fearless", "Langeberg", "South West Heron", "Tamara", "Alalunga", "Kingfisher" en "Juliette" om net 'n paar
name te noem.

                                         "SNEEUBERG"
         

                                           "GEMISHKIA"
         

                                            "FEARLESS"
         


            Afgeneem hieronder van links na regs is "Tamara",
                                   "Maine" en "Alalunga".
          

                                           "ALALUNGA"
          


      "FREEDOM"
(binnekant); "ABDUL LATIEF" (buitekant)
         

                                        "BLACK PEARL"
         

                                          "KINGFISHER"
         

                                         "GYPSY ROSE"
        
       
Daai aasnetjie van julle, pas nie lekker in die netbin nie,
                 gaan kyk hoe doen "Atlantic Enterprise" dit...

                             
"SOUTH WEST HERON"
        


                                      "LANGEBERG"
        

                         
GOOD-LUCK "EASY RIDER"!

Pictured below on 16 January 2021 is the latest edition to join the Hout Bay tuna pole fleet, the "Easy Rider" which was completed by C-Craft towards the end of 2020.

        
"Easy Rider", nou watse naam vir 'n skuit is dit hierdie? Sal ons ooit weer 'n era beleef met mooi skuit name soos "Christiaan De Wet", "Fleur", "Republiek StÍr", "Tahiti", "Brazil", "Gelderland", "Restless Wave", "Stormy Weather" en "Monte Carlo"? Waarskynlik nooit weer nie...

       "EASY RIDER" EN "ALALUNGA" OPPAD SEE TOE

Afgeneem hieronder op 16 Januarie 2021 vaar beide die tunapaal skuite "Easy Rider" en "Alalunga" uit see toe.

                                          "EASY RIDER"
         

                                          "ALALUNGA"
         


                                EEN VAN DIE OUDSTES

Afgeneem hieronder op 16 Januarie 2021 in Houtbaai is die "Flamingo", wat huidiglik saam met die "Baby Ronald" van Gansbaai die tweede plek beklee as die oudste vistreilers in
Suid-Afrika.

          

                         VELE AKTIWITEITE OP DIE SLIP

Afgeneem hieronder op 16 Januarie 2021 was drie skuite teenwoordig gewees op die Houtbaai skeepshelling waaronder
"Girl Judith", "Endurance" en "Oceana Clipper".

          

          

       "ENDURANCE", DIE LAASTE VAN DIE "WIP-GATTE"

Afgeneem hieronder op 16 Januarie 2021 is die kenmerkende "wip-gat" fatsoen van die "Endurance" se agterstewe, die laaste van die "wip-gat" houtskuite waarvan die spesifieke boustyl die norm was van Louw & Halvorsen gedurende die vroeŽ 1950's. Alhoewel daar vandag nog 'n handvol van die oorspronklike "wip-gat" houtskuite in omloop is, is hulle egter al met die jare heen telkens herbou en het hierdie unieke boustyl daarmee saam in die slag gebly.

                    

                                         "ENDURANCE"
          


              "OCEANA CLIPPER" WORD OORGEPLANK

Afgeneem hieronder op 16 Januarie 2021 is die skeepstimmermanne besig om talle nuwe rye planke en knieŽ
toe te voeg tot die stuurboordsy van die "Oceana Clipper".

          

          

          

Afgeneem hieronder op 16 Januarie 2021 is hoe die houtwerke van die "Girl Judith" tans daarna uitsien vanwaar nuwe knieŽ en planke tans toe gevoeg word op die skuit se stuurboordsy, terwyl die res van die skuit nog oorgespyker word.

         

              NUUTSTE VORDERING MET "AQUILLA"

Afgeneem hieronder op 16 Januarie 2021 op Houtbaai langs die Slipkaai is die nuutste vordering aangaande die herbou van
"Aquilla" se stuurboordsy.

          

                                     SO LÍ ONS MAAR

Afgeneem hieronder op 16 Januarie 2021 op Houtbaai is drie voormalige pelagiese skuite naamlik "Edelweiss", "Marcon" en "Africa Unity" wat nie vanmiddag saam met die res van vloot see
toe sal gaan nie.

         

                    "VICKY LEE" OPPAD HUIS TOE

Afgeneem hieronder op 16 Januarie 2021 arriveer die lynvis
skiboot "Vicky Lee" in Houtbaai hawe.

         

                    LANGLYN SKUITE IN HOUTBAAI

Afgeneem hieronder op 16 Januarie 2021 op Houtbaai was talle langlyn skuite teenwoordig waaronder "Boloko 1", "Estrela Do Mar", "Shivon" en "Ocean Wanderer".

                                         "BOLOKO I"
         
         
                                 "ESTRELA DO MAR"
        

                                 "OCEAN WANDERER"
        

                                             "SHIVON"
         

                                              "OUMA"
         


                              NEE HOUTBAAI NEE!

Afgeneem hieronder op 16 Januarie 2021 staan drie lekkende kanne met gebruikte enjin-olie daarin wat stroom oor die kaai tot in die water. Mense, hierdie tipe gedrag moet einde kry, ons kan nie aanhou om so te mors met die natuur nie. Daar bestaan geen staatsinstansie, nog haweowerhede wat aandag aan hierdie besoedelde kaai gaan gee nie, dit gaan nou netso bly!

         

         

            

                     SKUITE VAN DIE "ANDER KERK"

Afgeneem hieronder op 16 Januarie 2021 lÍ talle hoŽspoed semi-rigiede rubberbote in Houtbaai op 'n gereedheidsgrondslag om te gaan "oes". Hoe gerieflik moet dit nie wees om met een van hierdie skuite te kan werk nie? Geen registrasievorms om te voltooi nie, geen SAMSA inspeksies of surveyors om jou bloeddruk op te jaag nie, geen geskeduleerde "hull surveys" nie, geen veiligheidstoerusting word benodig nie, geen "tickets" of verpligte SAMSA veiligheidskursusse om aan te voldoen nie, geen beperking op hoeveel crew jy op die skuit mag hÍ nie, geen vasgestelde kwotas of hoeveel "geoes" mag word nie, geen
"toe-areas" waarbinne mens nie mag oes nie, geen sprake van areas wat "toegemaak" word weens gemengde vangste nie, geen verpligte e-filing belasting opgaardes wat ingedien moet word nie, geen sprake van skuite wat nie kan see toe gaan weens "load-shedding" nie...Dis die lekker lewe van die "Ander Kerk" se skuite. Maar, vir wat "moan" ek nou, as 101.9% van die Suid-Afrikaanse populasie geen idee het van die diepere betekenis wat in hierdie paragraaf geskryf is nie?

         

                           "KAP 'n DENT IN MY NAAT"
         


                    2021 PELAGIESE SEISOEN SKOP AF

Afgeneem hieronder op 16 Januarie 2021 is 'n seleksie van pelagiese skuite wat in Houtbaai lÍ vanwaar die skuite die vorige dag vanuit verskeie Weskushawens suidwaarts geloop het in hul soeke na pelagiese vis. Skuite teenwoordig was "Aranos", "Towerkop", "Vegkop", "Oceana Pegasus", "Star Crest", "Alert III", "Terrasan 1", "Lisa Ann", "Duinekus", "Sechaba", "Viva", "Samrock" en "Silver Bounty".

Afgeneem hieronder langs die Yskaai van links na regs is
"Vegkop", "Aranos" en "Towerkop".

        

                                           "VEGKOP"
        

               "TERRASAN 1"
(links); "SAMROCK" (regs)
        

Afgeneem hieronder langs die Yskaai van buite na binne is "Oceana Neptune", "Star Crest", "Oceana Viking" en "Emerald Isle".

          

                                   "OCEANA NEPTUNE"
          

                                        "SECHABA"
          


                 "SILVER BOUNTY"
(links); "VIVA" (regs)
          

                   "LISA ANN"
(links); "DUINEKUS" (regs)
          

                      DRIE VAN OCEANA SE GROTES

Afgeneem hieronder langs die Yskaai van links na regs is "Star Crest", "Oceana Viking" en "Emerald Isle".
          
          

                        NUWE NAAMBORDE VIR "VIVA"

Afgeneem hieronder op 16 Januarie 2021 in Houtbaai vertoon die "Viva" nuwe houtnaamborde op haar agterstewe wat die uitgediende vinielplakkers vervang.

                                     NUWE NAAMBORDE
          

                                     OU VINIELPLAKKERS
          
"Viva", jou "port of registry", besluit gou, is dit Mosselbaai of is dit nou Cape Town? Selfs Trawler Heritage is nou "confused", want ek kan myself nie indink dat enige persoon op hierdie dag en uur die pyn en lyding sal wil deurmaak om 'n skuit se "port of registry" willekeurig te wil wysig nie?

        "OCEANA PEGASUS" ARRIVEER IN HOUTBAAI

Afgeneem hieronder op 16 Januarie 2021 is die "Oceana Pegasus" oppad na Houtbaai om haar aan te sluit by die res van die pelagiese vloot ,vanwaar die skuit geloop het vanuit Sandy Point hawe.

         

Afgeneem hieronder staan twee van "Oceana Pegasus" se crewmanne op die skuit se agterstewe.

         

                                  "OCEANA PEGASUS"
         


                               DIS TYD VIR 'n SELFIE!
         


                               DIE SKUITE GOOI LOS!

Afgeneem hieronder op 16 Januarie 2021 is 'n seleksie van pelagiese skuite wat vanuit Houtbaai vertrek om Rooi-oŽ te gaan soek in die Kaappunt omgewing. Sien ook die musiekvideo genaamd "Houtbaai 16 Januarie 2021" op die Trawler Heritage hoofblad vir meer aksie aangaande die uitvaart.

                                         "VEGKOP"
        

        


                                         "ARANOS"      
        

        


                                          "TOWERKOP"
        

        


                                       "LISA ANN"
        


                                       "TERRASAN 1"
        
            

                                   "OCEANA NEPTUNE"
        


                                          "SECHABA"
         


                                        "DUINEKUS"
          


                "SAMROCK" OP HAAR NOOIENSVAART

Skuite se nooiensvaarte is iets waaroor mense nie meer eintlik van praat deesdae nie, maar vir Trawler Heritage is dit 'n spesiale dag waarvan die datum noukeurig opgeteken word. Afgeneem hieronder op 16 Januarie 2021 vertrek die "Samrock" vanuit Houtbaai hawe wat deel gevorm het van die skuit se nooiensvaart vanwaar die skuit die vorige dag vanuit Sandy Point hawe vertrek het.

          

                                    "SILVER BOUNTY"
          


                                "OCEANA PEGASUS"
          


Afgeneem hieronder loop die Bergrivier se drie swartes in 'n ry. Van voor na agter is "Vegkop", "Aranos" en "Towerkop".

          

               "STAR CREST"
(links); "DUINEKUS" (regs)
          

Afgeneem hieronder van links na regs is "Lisa Ann", "Viva" en
"Star Crest".

          

            LATEST STERN TRAWLER MOVEMENTS

Pictured below on 14 January 2021 several hake stern trawlers
were present in the Victoria Basin. Amongst the fleet home were "Isabella Marine", "Okombahe", "Laverne", "Bluebell", "Compass Challenger", "African Queen" and "Lisinda" to mention just a few.

                         
        

                                         
"LISINDA
"
        

           
"SVEINN JONSSON
" (left); "LAVERNE" (right)
        

                                     
"BLUEBELL"
        

                                
"AVRO WARRIOR"
        

                         
"COMPASS CHALLENGER"
        

                               
"AFRICAN QUEEN"
         

                                     
"OKOMBAHE"
         

                              
"ISABELLA MARINE"
         

         "BEATRICE MARNIE" AWAITS THE DRY-DOCK

Pictured below on 14 January 2021 alongside the West Quay the hake stern trawler "Beatrice Marine" awaits her turn to enter the Robinson dry-dock for general maintenance and a fresh layer of paint.

         

      FISHING FLEET RESTING ALONGSIDE COLLIER JETTY

Pictured below on 14 January 2021 several fishing vessels were berthed alongside the Collier Jetty. Amongst the fleet home were "Mpho", "Chris Trautman", "Vlaeberg" and "Tina".
                                

              
 "NICOLETTE" (left); "SEA PRIDE II" (right)
         

                                              "TINA"
         

                                
"CHRIS TRAUTMAN
"
         

                                        
"ADELETTE
"
         

                "WILMAG" VISITS QUAY FOUR SLIPWAY


Pictured below on 14 January 2021 the tuna pole vessel "Wilmag" is seen here on the Quay Four slipway with an troublesome cutlass.


         


         
Gegewe dat die Kaapse hawe al vir meer as twee-honderd jaar in gebruik is, sou mens dink dat al die onderwater klippe en pale in die hawegebied al teen hierdie tyd platgery sou wees...wel, as mens na die kondisie van hierdie skuit se propeller kyk, is dit toe nie die geval nie...

       WOOD WORK MAINTENANCE ONBOARD "KENTUCKY"


Pictured below on 14 January 2021 alongside the Fish Market jetty maintenance work is being performed on the starboard capping and lower rubbing band of the "Kentucky".


         

                                       "KENTUCKY"
         

Pictured below on 14 January 2021 a large portion of the East Quay fleet were out at sea busy catching tuna. Amongst the fleet home were "Allison", "Blue Dolphin", "Conquistador" and "Abraham T".

         

                                  "OCEANA ROCKET"
        

                                        "ALLISON"
         

Pictured below on 14 January 2021 in the Alfred Basin are the very neat and well maintained crayfish vessels "Impala" (left) and "Newlands" (right), although both vessels had not been out to sea during the past two seasons.

          

Pictured below on 14 January 2021 the "Leontina Maria" is seen here berthed alongside the West Quay after a lengthy visit on the Cape Syncrolift recently due to an broken skeg.
 

          

                    
 GOOD-LUCK "ISABELLA MARINE"!

Pictured below on 14 January 2021 the hake stern trawler "Isabella Marine" is seen here departing from the Elbow jetty in the Victoria Basin on her way to the trawling grounds.

          

                                 
"ISABELLA MARINE"
          

             
"WERKENDAM" AND "ARMANDO" HEADS
                                
FOR FISHING GROUNDS

Pictured below on 14 January 2021 both the "Werkendam" and "Armando" lines-up in the Alfred Basin, as they await the swing bridge to open. Both vessels proceeded north to join the tuna fleet which was out in full force some 90 nautical west off the Olifants River mouth at the time.

          

                                     
"WERKENDAM"
          

          

          

                                         
"ARMANDO"
          

          

          

            PORT NOLLOTH DIAMANTVLOOT OP ANKER
             
Afgeneem hieronder op 13 Januarie 2021 op Port Nolloth is 'n seleksie van talle diamantskuite wat op hulle moorings lÍ waaronder "Seedelwer V", "Seedelwer XV", "Western Wave", "Northern Star", "Alabama" en "Ariel" om net 'n paar name te noem.


          

Afgeneem hieronder langs die betonkaai is die De Beers sleepbote genaamd "Aukwatowa" en "Aogatoa".

          

                                    
"SEEDELWER V"
          

 
"NORTHERN STAR" WORD HERBOU AS DIAMANTSKUIT

Afgeneem hieronder op 13 Januarie 2021 in Port Nolloth is die voormalige kreefskuit "Northern Star", wat ook tot onlangs toe nog as 'n tunapaal skuit aangewend was vanuit Houtbaai, voordat die skuit nou herbou is tot 'n diamantskuit.

          

                                           
"BENGUELA"
          

                                      
"SEEDELWER XI"
          

                                    
"SEEDELWER XV"
          

                      
NUWE KLEURSKEMA VIR "ARIEL"

Afgeneem hieronder op 13 Januarie 2021 in Port Nolloth vertoon die "Ariel" 'n nuwe geel kleurskema, vanwaar die skuit voorheen 'n rooi kleurskema vertoon het.

                                 
NUWE KLEURSKEMA
          

                                       OU
KLEURSKEMA
          

Afgeneem hieronder op 13 Januarie 2021 in Port Nolloth is die "Seedelwer III" in die voorgrond, met die boeg van die "Bertie B"
wat net-net te siene is aan haar buitekant.

                           
          

Afgeneem hieronder op 13 Januarie 2021 in Port Nolloth is die "Alabama", een van drie houtskuite wat nog aktief werk vanuit Port Nolloth. Aan die buitekant van die "Alabama" lÍ die "Western Wave" op haar mooring.

          

Afgeneem hieronder op 13 Januarie 2021 in Port Nolloth is nog een van Fritz Nieswandt se kannie-dood skuite, die "Albatros".
                                 
          

                  
"NANJA" OPPAD TERUG WATER TOE
             
Afgeneem hieronder op 7 Januarie 2021 op Saldanhabaai hang die "Nanja" aan die Yachtport skeepshyser, gereed om weer ter water gelaat te word nadat die skuit se romp weer skoon geverf is.

                       

                       

                       

     
ABRAHAM T(OWING) SERVICES BACK IN ACTION!
                        

Pictured below on 6 January 2021 the "Abraham T" was once again call upon to come to the rescue of an fellow Cape Town fishing vessel, the "South West Sea Hawk", floating helpless in Table Bay after the main engine suffered overheating problems. At the time the "South West Sea Hawk" was on her way to Saldanha Bay for an scheduled visit to the Saldanha Bay slipway.


                   

   
SLEEP HAAR BIETJIE HIER, EN SLEEP HAAR BIETJIE  
       DAAR, "ABRAHAM T" SLEEP DAAI ROOI SKUITJIE 
                             SOMMER DEURMEKAAR!

                   

Pictured below the "South West Sea Hawk" is seen here maneuvering alongside the East Quay on her own power as the vessel's driver managed to restore the main engine once again whilst under tow.

        

           
    GOOD-LUCK "HARVEST SALDANHA"!

Afgeneem hieronder op 6 Januarie 2021 vertrek die "Harvest Saldanha" vanuit Saldanha onderweg na die treilgronde.


          

                "VEGKOP" EN "SILVER DOLPHIN" OP
                   SALDANHABAAI SKEEPSHELLING

Afgeneem hieronder op 5 Januarie 2021 op die Saldanhabaai skeepshelling blink die "Silver Dolphin" (links) en "Vegkop"
 (regs) in die Weskus son vanwaar beide skuite voorberei word vir die 2021 pelagiese seisoen.


     

               
"NANJA" BESOEK VIR YACHTPORT
             
Afgeneem hieronder op 5 Januarie 2021 op Saldanhabaai word
die "Nanja" uit die water gelig by Yachtport vir algemene instandhoudingswerk en 'n skoon laag verf.


       

       

               "ATLANTIC ENDEAVOUR" SE NATE WORD
                                 NOGSTEEDS GESWEL


Afgeneem hieronder op 5 Januarie 2021 langs die Slipkaai in Saldanhabaai lÍ die "Atlantic Endeavour nogsteeds diep in die water namate die visruime vol seewater gepomp is sodat die houtnate genoegsaam kan swel voor die aanbreek van die nuwe seisoen.


       

               HOE HOOG NOG MET DAAI NETBORD?


Afgeneem hieronder op 3 Januarie 2021 op Saldanhabaai word
nog 'n addisionele ry staalplate toegevoeg tot die "Atlantic Enterprise" se bestaande netbord. Die rye staalplate wat nes 'n boom se stam se jaarringe vertoon, begin heelonder by die skuit se gunwale - terug in tyd toe ons oupas nog met die skuite gewerk het, sonder enige netborde!

             

          FISHING FLEET RESTING IN ALFRED BASIN

Pictured below on 3 January 2021 several fishing vessels were berthed alongside the East Quay. Amongst the fleet home were "Cape Challenger", "Herman S", "Armando", "Windhoek", "Blue Dolphin" and "Conquistador" to mention just a few.


        


                                  
"SILVERFERN"
        

                           
" CAPE CHALLENGER"
        

Pictured below on 3 January 2021 alongside the East Quay from left to right is "Oceana Topaz", "Windhoek" and "Sailfish".

        

                                
" BLUE DOLPHIN"
        

                               
" CONQUISTADOR"
        

                                       
"IMPALA"
        

                            
"SOUTH WEST LAPWING"
        
 
                                            
"WILMAG"
        

                                         
"ALLISON"
        


      
 LATEST EDITIONS ONBOARD "HERMAN S"


Pictured below on 3 January 2021 are some of the latest features spotted onboard the hake longliner "Herman S" namely Covid rules and some pink painted hydraulic vents in order to comply with SAMSA regulations.


        

Indicated below by the red circle is the newly pink painted hydraulic vents, previously painted brown,  in order to comply with SAMSA regulations.
          
        

    
FISHING FLEET RESTING ALONGSIDE COLLIER JETTY

Pictured below on 3 January 2021 several fishing vessels were berthed alongside the Collier Jetty. Amongst the fleet home were "Mpho", "Chris Trautman", "Vlaeberg" and "Tina".
                                

        

                                          
"KARIBA"
        

                                     
"STAALKOP"
        

                               
"CHRIS TRAUTMAN"
        

Pictured below on 3 January 2021 alongside the Fish Market jetty is the "Abe Shapiro".

        

                    
"ABRAHAM T" COMING HOME


Pictured below on 3 January 2021 the "Abraham T" is seen here entering the Alfred Basin shortly after offloading her catch in the Duncan Dock.
 

        

                 
"SANTA CRUZ" SHIFTING BERTHS


Pictured below on 3 January 2021 the "Santa Cruz" is seen here departing from South Arm back to her berth in the Elliot Basin.


        

             
LATEST STERN TRAWLER MOVEMENTS

Pictured below on 3 January 2021 several hake stern trawlers were present in the Victoria Basin. Amongst the fleet home were "Isabella Marine", "Okombahe" and "Ludwani" to mention just a few.


                                   
"ANDROMEDA
"  
        

                                "SVEINN JONSSON
"
        

                               "AFRICAN QUEEN
"
        

                                   "FOXGLOVE
"
        

                                         "FREESIA
"
        

                                 "AVRO WARRIOR
"
        

Pictured below on 3 January 2021 alongside the West Quay is the neatly painted hake stern trawler "Harvest Nandi" after spending several weeks on the Cape Syncrolift recently.

        

                                 "HARVEST NANDI
"
        

   
"BELLA DA LUNAR" ON HER WAY TO FISH MARKET


Pictured below on 3 January 2021 the "Bella Da Lunar" is seen
here entering the Victoria Basin on her way to the Fish Market to offload her catch consisting out of Yellowtail and Yellowfin tuna.

        

                               
"BELLA DA LUNAR"  
        

Pictured below on 3 January 2021 the crew is enjoying lunch on the rear deck of the "Bella Da Lunar".

        

      
OBSOLETE SOUTH COAST LOBSTER CATCHERS


Pictured below on 3 January 2021 alongside South Arm the three obsolete South Coast lobster catchers namely "Southern Patriot", "Southern Raider" and "Southern Victor" were still present, awaiting to be scrapped, whenever that is scheduled to happen...

        

                      
SNOW MOBILES ON THE QUAY


Pictured below on 3 January 2021 various Caterpillar snow mobiles were to be seen standing idle on the quay as used by the South African base in Antarctica.


        

                  
"OCEANA ROCKET" COMING HOME


Pictured below on 3 January 2021 the "Oceana Rocket" is seen
here entering the Alfred Basin shortly after completing the offloading of her catch in the Duncan Dock.
 

        

Pictured below on 3 January 2021 the "Bella Da Lunar" is seen
here entering the Alfred Basin shortly after completing the offloading of her catch at Fish Market.


        

With the edition of "Abraham T" ,"Bella Da Lunar" and "Oceana Rocket on 3 January 2021, the East Quay fleet were almost back to it's full compliment of vessels.

        
   
         
"ABRAHAM T" (left); "BELLA DA LUNAR" (right)
        

                    
ABRAHAM T(OWING) SERVICES
                            
NOT
REQUIRED TODAY...
        

                              
THE END OF THE DAY


Pictured below on 3 January 2021 the sun set over the Atlantic Ocean. Tomorrow we will back again amongst the proudest fishing fleet in the world!


        

     
"ATLANTIC ENDEAVOUR" SE NATE WORD GESWEL


Afgeneem hieronder op 29 Desember 2020 langs die Slipkaai in Saldanhabaai lÍ die "Atlantic Endeavour taamlik diep in die water namate die visruime vol seewater gepomp is sodat die houtnate genoegsaam kan swel.


     

Afgeneem hieronder op 29 Desember 2020 langs die Premier Fishing jetty in Saldanhabaai lÍ die Suid-Kus kreefvanger "Portia 1" tot tyd en wyl die skuit weer sou vertrek na Port Elizabeth na 'n kort besoek aan die Saldanhabaai skeepshelling onlangs, vir 'n skoon laag verf.

     

Afgeneem hieronder op 29 Desember 2020 langs die Premier Fishing jetty in Saldanhabaai van links na regs is "Bloudam", "Southern Belle" met "Mizpah" in die voorgrond.

      
En daarmee mense sluit Trawler Heritage dan 2020 af met 'n gepaste foto van "Mizpah". Tot volgende jaar, wanneer ons
weer saam vaar met die trotste vissersvloot ter wÍreld!

                   
PELAGIESE SKUITE OKKUPEER
                  SALDANHABAAI SKEEPSHELLING


Afgeneem hieronder op 28 Desember 2020 op die Saldanhabaai skeepshelling was drie pelagiese skuite teenwoordig gewees vanwaar die skuite voorberei word vir die nuwe seisoen wat amptelik op 15 Januarie 2021 open. Teenwoordig op die skeepshellling was die "Gregory Justin" afkomstig van Saldanhabaai, "Silver Dolphin" afkomstig van Sandy Point en "Vegkop" afkomstig van Laaiplek.

       

                                   
 "VEGKOP"
       

                           
 "GREGORY JUSTIN"
       

                             
 "SILVER DOLPHIN"
        

"BAREND SEE" - DIE ONGENOOIDE GASTE HET OPGEDAAG


Afgeneem hieronder op 28 Desember 2020 langs die Presidentskaai in Saldanha is daar duidelike tekens aanboord van die onaktiewe kreefskuit "Barend See" dat "ongenooide gaste" ingetrek het gegewe visruimdeksels en akkomodasiedeure wat nie meer agter slot en grendel is nie...


        

        

        

Afgeneem hieronder op 28 Desember 2020 langs die Sea Harvest kaai in Saldanhabaai is die stokvis sleeptreiler "Harvest Kirstina".

        

      
WAT HET "STEENBRASDAM" EN IRON MAIDEN
                                         IN GEMEEN?


Afgeneem hieronder op 28 Desember 2020 in Saldanhabaai lÍ die "Steenbrasdam" langs die "Corona II" skuus, ek bedoel "Carlota II". Hoe meer Trawler Heritage na die naamletters van die "Steenbrasdam" kyk, hoe meer wonder mens of die skuitverwer na Iron Maiden geluister het deur sy oorfoontjies, terwyl hy besig was om die skuit se naam te geskilder het? Dalk die liedjie genaamd "Rime of the Ancient Mariner"? Daar is egter ooreenkomste te bespeur in die fatsoene van die "Steenbrasdam" se naamletters en die van Iron Maiden se logo.

         
Alhoewel die musiek van Iron Maiden terug dateer vanuit 'n era toe Trawler Heritage nog in sy "pram" in die hawe gesit het, is daar egter nog 'n Iron Maiden liedjie wat my na aan die hart lÍ wanneer die "elfde plaag" oor die bo-lyne glip genaamd "Be quick or be dead"...Kom ons stop eers net hierso en haal die skuit uit "gear-uit", net voordat Trawler Heritage verdink word van aanhitsing tot geweld...

    "SILVER SNAPPER" OP DIE GANSBAAI SKEEPSHELLING

Afgeneem hieronder op 26 Desember 2020 op die Gansbaai skeepshelling is die skoongeverfde romp van die "Silver Snapper" namate die skuit voorberei word vir die 2021 pelagiese seisoen.

        

                  "ABE SHAPIRO" ON THE SLIP

Pictured below on 23 December 2020 on the Quay Four slipway is the tuna pole vessel "Abe Shapiro" making an unscheduled visit to the slipway facility.

    
        

               
LATEST STERN TRAWLER MOVEMENTS

Pictured below on 23 December 2020 two more hake stern trawlers returned back to port over the past 24 hours for the
Christmas period, namely "Lee Anne" and "Realeka".


                                      
"LEE ANNE
"  
        

                                   
"REALEKA"
        

    
 "ALLISON" EN "BLUE DOLPHIN" OPPAD SEE TOE!

Afgeneem hieronder op 23 Desember 2020 is beide die "Allison" sowel as "Blue Dolphin" oppad see toe om hul te gaan aansluit by die res van die tunavloot wat alreeds die vorige dag uitgevaar het.

        

                                   
"ALLISON"
        

        

                                 
"BLUE DOLPHIN"
        

    
"CAPE CHALLENGER" EN "ABRAHAM T" BLY VIR  
                             KERSFEES BY DIE HUIS


Afgeneem hieronder op 23 Desember 2020 was slegs twee skuite tuis vir Kersfees langs die Ooskaai naamlik "Cape Challenger" en "Abraham T".

                            
"CAPE CHALLENGER"
        

                                     
"ABRAHAM T"
        

   
"ABRAHAM T(OWING SERVICES) SE BOLLARD...SLEEP
             ENIGE SKUIT WEER SAAM TERUG HUIS TOE

        

    
"LEONTINA MARIA" OP DIE SYNCHRONISEERHYSER

Afgeneem hieronder op 23 Desember 2020 lÍ die "Leontina Maria" op die synchroniseerhyser met 'n gebreekte "skeg". Kom ons gaan lÍ gou besoek af om sake van naderby te aanskou...

        

Afgeneem hieronder op 23 Desember 2020 toon die rooi sirkel aan dat die "shield plate" op die "Leontina Maria" se stuurboordsy gedeeltelik verwyder is om watter rede(s) ookal...

        

Voorheen afgeneem hieronder op 22 September 2020
toon die rooi sirkel die volledige "shield plate" aan op die
"Leontina Maria" se stuurboordsy.

        

   
AG NEE WAT, LOS MAAR, DAAI "SKEG" IS MOERTOE!
                             
KOM ONS GAAN HUIS TOE

                    

                        "VEGKOP"
OPPAD SLIP TOE

Afgeneem hieronder op 22 Desember 2020 oppad na die
Agterbaai in die omgewing van Jacobsbaai, het paaie gekruis met die "Vegkop" wat op daardie stadium oppad was na die Saldanhabaai skeepshelling vir 'n geskeduleerde besoek.

      

                                         
"VEGKOP"
       

              DIE KAAPSE TUNAVLOOT GAAN SEE TOE!


Afgeneem hieronder op 22 Desember 2020 is 'n seleksie van die Kaapse tunaskuite wat oppad see toe is, vanwaar die meeste
van hulle eers na Nuwejaar weer sou terugkeer huis toe, en in die proses Kersdag sowel as Nuwejaarsdag op die see sou deurbring.

                                           "TOMREN"
      
        

        

                                
 "WERKENDAM"
        

        

                                 
 "OCEANA TOPAZ"
        

        

                               
 "OCEANA ROCKET"
        

        

Afgeneem hieronder op 22 Desember 2020 toon die rooi sirkel aan dat die ABS naamborde op die "Oceana Rocket" se agterstewe alweer flenters is...net soos Trawler Heritage voorspel het 12 maande gelede...ABS naamborde hou nie op die see nie.

        

      
 "OCEANA TOPAZ" (links); "WERKENDAM" (regs)
        

                   
 "CHRIS TRAUTMAN" GOOI LOS
        

        

        

                                     
 "STAALKOP"
        

         
"OCEANA ROCKET" (links); "STAALKOP" (regs)
        

                             
"CONQUISTADOR"
        

        

                                  
"SANTA CRUZ"
        

                 "LEONTINA MARIA" LÍ ROERLOOS...


Afgeneem hieronder op 22 Desember 2020 lÍ die "Leontina Maria" gestrand op die synchroniseerhyser nadat die skuit slegs drie dae vantevore haar stuur ter see verloor het. Om tydens die feestydperk 'n werkswinkel te vind om 'n nuwe stuur te bou is iets
wat mens maar op jou maag kan skryf.  


                   

 "SOUTH WEST SEA HAWK" SKAKEL DIE KERSBOOM AAN


Afgeneem hieronder op 22 Desember 2020 langs die Ooskaai brand al die navigasieligte op die maspaal van die "South West
Sea Hawk" om watter rede(s) ookal.

                   

                          "SOUTH WEST SEA HAWK"
                   

             
LATEST STERN TRAWLER MOVEMENTS

Pictured below on 22 December 2020 several more hake stern trawlers returned back to port over the past 24 hours for the Christmas period. Amongst the fleet home were "Armana", "Avro Warrior" and "Compass Challenger" to mention just a few.


                                      
"ARMANA
"  
       

                                
"AVRO WARRIOR
"
       

                                           
"FEROX
"
       

                          
"COMPASS CHALLENGER
"
        

                                     
"OKOMBAHE
"
        

           AANDETE WORD OP DIE KAAI VOORBEREI...


Afgeneem hieronder op 22 Desember 2020 op Kaai 4 in die Kaapse Dokke het hierdie meeu 'n krap beet gekry wat
stukkie-vir-stukkie verslint word vir aandete.


                    

                  EIGEVIS SKUITE IN DIE BERGRIVIER

Afgeneem hieronder op 21 Desember 2020 op Laaiplek lÍ die "Nossob", "Atlantic Leader" en "Eigeveld" langs die Regeringskaai vanwaar die skuite vir die 2021 seisoen voorberei word.
      

    

   "OCEANA CONCORDE" BESOEK KEYWAY SHIPWRIGHT

Afgeneem hieronder op 21 Desember 2020 op die Keyway Shipwright skeepshelling word nuwe planke ingeslaan op die stuurboordsy van die "Oceana Concorde".

     

    
DEKTOERUSTING VERWYDER VANAF "STORMKOP"

Afgeneem hieronder op 21 Desember 2020 langs die Keyway Shipwright kaai toon die rooi sirkels aan dat die stacker sowel as side-thruster verwyder is vanaf die "Stormkop" namate die skuit voorberei word vir die nuwe seisoen.


     

          
"WILMAG" WORD GEBLOK DEUR 'n SEILJAG

Afgeneem hieronder op 21 Desember 2020 langs die Ooskaai lÍ die "Wilmag" langs die "Impala" vanwaar die skuit se pad tot langs haar lÍplek geblokkeer was deur indringer seiljagte...

        

Afgeneem hieronder staan "Wilmag" se vasmaakplek oop namate die kaai se ingang geblokkeer was deur seiljagte...

        

Afgeneem hieronder op 21 Desember 2020 langs die Ooskaai het hierdie seiljag haar kom tuismaak langs die "Southern Cross".

        

           
FISHING FLEET RESTING IN ALFRED BASIN

Pictured below on 21 December 2020 several fishing vessels were berthed alongside the East Quay. Amongst the fleet home were "Cape Challenger", "Herman S", "Abraham T", "Armando", "Windhoek", "Blue Dolphin" and "Conquistador" to mention just
a few.


        

                                      ''TOMREN"
        

                                       ''WESKUS II"
        

                                       ''ALLISON"
        

                                ''LEONTINA MARIA"
        

                              ''CAPE CHALLENGER"
           

             ''OCEANA TOPAZ", WAAR IS JOU VLAG?

Afgeneem hieronder op 21 Desember 2020 toon die rooi sirkel aan dat die Suid-Afrikaanse vlag afwesig is van die vlagpaal aanboord van die "Oceana Topaz", wat skynbaar verlore geraak sedertdien die laaste trip ter see. Die twee ander Suid-Afrikaanse vlae in die foto is egter die van "Windhoek" en "Sailfish".

        

                                 ''OCEANA TOPAZ"
        

    "HARVEST NANDI"
VISITS CAPE SYNCROLIFT

Pictured below on 21 December 2020 on the Cape syncrolift is the neatly painted hake stern trawler "Harvest Nandi" which forms part
of the Sea Harvest fleet operating out of Saldanha Bay.

        

   
FISHING FLEET RESTING ALONGSIDE COLLIER JETTY

Pictured below on 21 November 2020 several fishing vessels were berthed alongside the Collier Jetty. Amongst the fleet home were "Mpho", "Chris Trautman", "Abe Shapiro", "Vlaeberg", "Malagas II" and "Tina".


                                     
"ADELETTE
"
        

                                     
"STAALKOP
"
        

                                            
"TINA
"
        

                                         
"KARIBA
"
        

                                    
"ABE SHAPIRO
"
        

          
 LATEST STERN TRAWLER MOVEMENTS

Pictured below on 21 December 2020 several hake stern trawlers were present in the Victoria Basin. Amongst the fleet home were "Isabella Marine", "Okombahe" and "Ludwani" to mention just a few.


                                   
"ISABELLA MARINE
"  
        

                                     
"OKOMBAHE
"  
        

                                     
"LUDWANI
"  
        

    IRVIN & JOHNSON FLEET IN PORT FOR CHRISTMAS


Pictured below on 21 December 2020 several I&J hake stern trawlers were present in the Victoria Basin taking a break over the Christmas period. Amongst the fleet home were "Umlobi", "Freesia", "Ferox", "Forest Lily" and "Fuchsia".


                                        
"UMLOBI
"  
        

                                        
"FUCHSIA
"
        

                                      
"FREESIA
"
        

                                     
"FOXGLOVE
"
        

                                       
"FEROX
"
        

                      ABRAHAM T(OWING SERVICES)...

Die letter "T" in "Abraham T" het oor die jare heen al verskeie betekenisse gehad waaronder "Troubles", "Timber", "Technology" en "Turbo". Op 20 Desember 2020 het die "T" nog 'n betekenis bygekry naamlik "Towing". Afgeneem hieronder kort na
sonsopkoms buitekant die Kaapse Dokke wag die "Abraham T" vir toestemming vanaf hawebeheer om die "Leontina Maria" die hawe te mag insleep vanwaar die "Abraham T" die "Leontina Maria" vanaf die visgronde moes saam sleep huis toe, nadat die "Leontina Maria" haar roer verloor het.

                    
Is "Leontina Maria" dan nie hoeka hierdie maand op ons skuit-verjaarsdaglys nie. Ja wragtag, 'n volle een jaar oud hierdie maand. Bliksem, dis nou wat mens tandekry probleme noem!

       HOUTBAAI SKEEPSHELLING STAAN VOL SKUITE

Afgeneem hieronder op 19 Desember 2020 op die Houtbaai skeepshelling was drie skuite teenwoordig waaronder "Girl Judith", "Estrela Do Mar" en "Oceana Clipper".


         

Afgeneem hieronder op 19 Desember 2020 op die Houtbaai skeepshelling is verskeie ribbes en rye planke nog afwesig op die stuurboordsy van die "Oceana Clipper".

         

         

                "GIRL JUDITH" WORD OORGESPYKER


Afgeneem hieronder op 19 Desember 2020 op die Houtbaai skeepshelling is die romp van die "Girl Judith" behoorlik bekrap
met bordkryt geskrifte vanwaar die skuit tans oorgespyker word.


         

                                      "GIRL JUDITH"
         

Afgeneem hieronder op 19 Desember 2020 op die Houtbaai skeepshelling blink die stokvislanglyn skuit "Estrela Do Mar" weer met 'n skoongeverfde romp.

         

       "ASTERIX" BESIG OM TE DISINTEGREER


Afgeneem hieronder op 19 Desember 2020 in Houtbaai langs die Slipkaai is daar nou duidelike tekens dat die algehele kondisie van die "drywende-gesinkte" plakkershut-skuit "Asterix" nou vinnig agteruitgaan.


         

Afgeneem hieronder toon die rooi sirkel aan dat die voŽ waaruit die boeg saamgestel is, besig is om oop te trek.

                    

Afgeneem hieronder toon die rooi sirkel aan verskeie van die rompplanke wat uit die romp gebreek het.

     

             SKIPPERS, LEK U SKUIT SE FOCSLE?
           GEEN PROBLEEM, GEE VIR DIE CREW
                          LILO'S OM OP TE SLAAP!


Afgeneem hieronder op 19 Desember 2020 in Houtbaai het die inwoners van die "Asterix" aan 'n baie kreatiewe manier gedink om die probleem van hul water deurdrenkte focsle teen te werk...hulle slaap op lilo's...


     

Afgeneem onlangs tydens hoogwater staan die "Asterix" se dek sowel as focsle onder water...'n lilo is dus 'n heel logiese oplossing!

     


Afgeneem hieronder op 19 Desember 2020 in Houtbaai is
"Oceana Viking" (buitekant) en "Emerald Isle" (binnekant).


      

       "NORTHERN STAR" TUSSEN DIE PLESIERSKUITE


Afgeneem hieronder op 19 Desember 2020 in Houtbaai is die tunapaal skuit "Northern Star" vasgemaak tussen die plesierskuite.


      
  
        Vat weg die skuit, sy gaan siektes optel daarso!

Afgeneem hieronder op 19 Desember 2020 in Houtbaai van links na regs is "Avril W", "Frenchy Maria", "Ocean Hercules" en "Ocean Wanderer".

      
Om te dink dat 25 jaar gelede het hier langs hierdie einste kaai nog rye pelagiese skuite gelÍ...vandag is hulle almal weg.


Afgeneem hieronder op 19 Desember 2020 in Houtbaai is die stokvislanglyn skuit "Avril W".

      

                           
"OCEAN WANDERER"
      

                          
"OCEAN HERCULES"
      

        NUWE DEKREELPLAKKERS VIR "FRENCHY MARIA"


Afgeneem hieronder op 19 Desember 2020 in Houtbaai is splinternuwe dekreŽlplakkers wat aangebring is op die werksdek van die "Frenchy Maria".

         
      

       

                             
"FRENCHY MARIA"
       

                            DIE SKUITE VAN KAAI NO.3


Afgeneem hieronder op 19 Desember 2020 in Houtbaai langs Kaai No.3 is 'n seleksie van skuite wat teenwoordig was waaronder "Seawin Sapphire", "Hooked", "Maine", "Tamara", "Gary", "Sulaiman", "Alalunga", "Oregon", "Elandsberg" en "Captain De Sousa" om maar net 'n paar name op te noem.


       

Afgeneem hieronder van links na regs is "Seawin Ruby", "Seawin Sapphire", "Balance" en "Hooked".

       

Afgeneem hieronder op 19 Desember 2020 toon die rooi sirkel die nuutste toevoegings aanboord van die "Alalunga" aan, naamlik 'n swaaiblok en aasnet vir die vang van lewendige aas.

       

                                
"ELANDSBERG"
       

                           
"SOUTH WEST HERON"
       

Afgeneem hieronder op 19 Desember 2020 langs Kaai No.3 is die stokvislanglyn skuit "Sulaiman" van Kalkbaai.

       

                                         
"GARY"
       

                  "LANGEBERG" - DIE SKUIT LEK!


Afgeneem hieronder op 19 Desember 2020 in Houtbaai is talle waterdromme te siene op die "Langeberg" se stuurboordsy om te help om die skuit te laat oorhel nadat die skuit 'n lekkasie ontwikkel het net onder die waterlyn op haar bakboordsy.


       

Afgeneem hieronder  hinke-pink die "Langeberg" oor na die Slipkaai vanwaar die skeepstimmermanne alreeds regstaan om
die "Langeberg" weer waterdig te maak.


       

Afgeneem hieronder langs die Slipkaai is twee skeeptimmermanne op 'n vlot besig om ou kalfaat uit die problematiese plank-naat uit  te verwyder.

       

Afgeneem hieronder is die skeeptimmerman besig om vars kalfaat in die naat in te slaan.

       

       KAAPSE NATUURBEWARING WYS HUL TANDE!

Afgeneem hieronder op 19 Desember 2020 in Houtbaai word 'n hoŽspoed semi-rigiede rubberboot terug begelei na Houtbaai hawe nadat 'n helikopter van Kaapse Natuurbewaring (aangetoon met die rooi sirkel) hul voorgekeer het in die baai tydens 'n toetsrit. Aangekom by die skiboothelling het die helikopter slegs meters bokant die rubberboot bly hang tot tyd en wyl die rubberboot op 'n sleepwa gelaai is en uit die hawegebied verwyder was.

        

        

Welgedaan aan Kaapse Natuurbewaring vir daadwerklike ingryping aangaande hierdie onwettige praktyke wat floreer vanuit Houtbaai hawe. 

       "BRACHA" WORD HERDOOP TOT "DUE SOUTH"


Afgeneem hieronder op 19 Desember 2020 in Houtbaai is die dubbelromp tunapaal skuit wat voorheen bekend gestaan het as "Bracha", wat onlangs herdoop is tot "Due South".


       

       

Afgeneem hieronder op 19 Desember 2020 in Houtbaai is die tunapaal skuit "Radiant Star".

       

Afgeneem hieronder op 19 Desember 2020 in Houtbaai van links na regs is "Valhalla", "Ouma" en "Endurance". Al drie skuite was oor die afgelope 20 jaar werksaam gewees vanuit die Kaapse Dokke, maar het Houtbaai hul nuwe tuiste gemaak waarvan die "Ouma" die jongste een is.

       

                                   "VALHALLA"
       

Afgeneem hieronder op 19 Desember 2020 in Houtbaai is twee onaktiewe stokvislanglyn skuite genaamd "Anneliese" (links) met die "Monnickendam" vasgemaak aan haar buitekant.

       

Afgeneem hieronder op 19 Desember 2020 in Houtbaai lÍ drie voormalige pelagiese skuite wat na alle waarskynlikheid nooit weer see toe sal gaan nie. Van links na regs is "Edelweiss", "Marcon" en "Africa Unity".

       

Afgeneem hieronder op 19 Desember 2020 in Houtbaai toon die rooi sirkel aan dat die wielhuisnaat van die "Africa Unity oopgebars het weens 'n gebrek aan instandhouding.

       

Afgeneem hieronder op 19 Desember 2020 in Houtbaai is die stokvislanglyn skuit "Penkop II".
         
       

Afgeneem hieronder op 19 Desember 2020 in Houtbaai is die sardynskuit "Ocean Blue" weer terug by die huis nadat die skuit tot onlangs toe nog in aksie gesien was vanwaar sy vanuit Gansbaai gewerk het.

       

              EN DIE HEINING?... OM TE WAT VOOR?


Afgeneem hieronder op 19 Desember 2020 is 'n nuwe heining opgerig oorkant Mariners Wharf wat die hele uitsig oor die hawe belemmer. Wat presies die doel van hierdie heining is sal g'n mens weet nie - moet dit die meeue weghou? Trawler Heritage reken dis gedoen om die bedrag verskuldig op die rekening nog hoŽr te maak...

       

      Kyk die stuk gemors! Wat wil wie nou hiermee bereik?


       

           "AQUILLA" SE BULWARKS WORD HERBOU


Afgeneem hieronder op 19 Desember 2020 in Houtbaai langs die Slipkaai is die jongste vordering wat gemaak is aangaande die herbou van die "Aquilla" se stuurboord bulwarks.

       
 
Mens moet erken die vakmanskap lyk sommer weer soos 1967!

  
         "DR.FISH" KRY 'n HOUTBAAI AREAKODE

Afgeneem hieronder op 19 Desember 2020 vaar die Dr.Fish weer terug na Houtbaai hawe vanwaar hulle 'n toetslopie in die baai gaan ry het. Nuutste toevoeging tot die skuit is die nuwe Houtbaai areakode HTB 374 wat nou op die boeg vertoon word.

       

       
   
                      
GOOD-LUCK "AUGUSTA 1"

Afgeneem hieronder op 19 Desember 2020 loop die "Augusta 1" vanuit Houtbaai hawe onderweg na die visgronde om stokvis te gaan vang.

        

Afgeneem hieronder op 19 Desember 2020 in Houtbaai is die grootste skuit in die vloot weer by die huis gewees, naamlik "Olivia Marie".

      

Afgeneem hieronder op 19 Desember 2020 in Houtbaai van links na regs is "Gypsy Rose", "Kingfisher", "Albatros" en "Plettenberg".

      

                                
"PLETTENBERG"
      

Afgeneem hieronder op 19 Desember 2020 in Houtbaai is die tunapaal skuite "Equinox" (links) en "Braveheart" (regs).

      

                  HOU HOUTBAAI SE HAWE SKOON

Afgeneem hieronder op 19 Desember 2020 op Houtbaai se Noordekaai staan twee "skips" waarin rommel geplaas kan word wat voortaan hopelik sal help om beter higiŽne op die kaai te kan bewerkstellig weens 'n gebrek aan voldoende vuilisverwydering.

      

         NUWE RAYMARINE RADAR VIR
"FEARLESS"

Afgeneem hieronder op 19 Desember 2020 op Houtbaai vertoon die tunapaal skuit "Fearless" van Laaiplek, 'n nuwe Raymarine radar. Voorheen was die "Fearless" toegerus gewees met 'n Koden radar.

      

Afgeneem hieronder op 19 Desember 2020 in Houtbaai is nog
twee stokvislanglyn skuite naamlik "Cristo Rei" en "Shivon".

                                     "CRISTO REI"
       

                                         "SHIVON"
       

        NUWE HOUTNAAMBORDE VIR
"SAO GABRIEL"

Afgeneem hieronder op 19 Desember 2020 in Houtbaai is nuwe houtbaamborde soos vertoon op die whaledek van die Hermanus skuit "Sao Gabriel".

       
   
Die ou ABS-naamborde...die Trawler Heritage crew weet
             al by die tyd dis museum toe op Laaiplek.


                                 
"SAO GABRIEL"
       

Afgeneem hieronder op 19 Desember 2020 in Houtbaai is die stokvislanglyn skuit "Oceana Amethyst".

       

       TUNAPAAL SKUITE LANGS DIE NOORDEKAAI

Afgeneem hieronder op 19 Desember 2020 in Houtbaai is 'n seleksie van tunapaal skuite waaronder "Abdul Latief",
"Sneeuberg", "Juliette", "Freedom" en "Germishkia".

                                 "ABDUL LATIEF"
       

               "GERMISHKIA"
(links); "JULIETTE" (regs)
       

Afgeneem hieronder toon die rooi sirkel "duct-tape" aan al om die wielhuis se vensterrame van die "Juliette"...dit beteken net een ding, die skuite se wielhuisvensters lek!

       

                                   "GERMISHKIA"
       

                                    "SNEEUBERG"
           

                                      "FREEDOM"
       

     "GRANT" SE GROOTMASJIEN STAAN OP DIE DEK

Afgeneem hieronder op 19 Desember 2020 in Houtbaai staan die onaktiewe tunapaal skuit "Grant", se Detroit grootmasjien op die
dek toegetrek onder 'n seil.

       

       "PRINCESS AZEEMAH" BRING NOG 'n VRAG
                                
TJOKKA HUIS TOE

Afgeneem hieronder gedurende November 2020 is die dubbelromp tjokkaskuit "Princess Azeemah" van Port Elizabeth met 60 ton tjokka in haar "freezer room".

        

Afgeneem hieronder is die "side-walls" pikswart van die tjokka-ink.

         

     "LOCQUERAN" TREK NOG 'n SAK TRAWLVIS IN

Afgeneem hieronder aanboord van die stokvis sleeptreiler "Locqueran" van Port Elizabeth, dryf die "cod-end" op die oppervlakte, gevul met Stokvis.

                 

                 

                 

Afgeneem hieronder op die agterdek van die "Locqueran" lÍ die stokvis opgestapel wat wag om weggewerk te word.

        

        

          "BERGGANS" SE CREW KLAAR NET GEWERK

Afgeneem hieronder op 18 Desember 2020 op Gansbaai word "Berggans" se net vir oulaas deur die kragblok getrek in die
netstoor vanwaar die net herstel en voorberei is vir die 2021 seisoen.

                      

                      

                

    
     RITCO MARINE NEEM  "LAPPOP" HOSPITAAL  
                    TOE VIR 'n HARTOORPLANTING


Afgeneem hieronder op 17 Desember 2020 word die "Lappop" uit die water gelig by die Yachtport skeepshyser in Saldanhabaai tot agterop die laaibak van 'n abnormale vragmotor van Ritco Marine, vanwaar die skuit na hul werkswinkel in Brackenfell
vervoer sal word vir verwydering van die huidige Perkins masjien, waarna 'n hergekondisioneerde Cummins masjien geinstalleer sal word.


         
        
 

Afgeneem hieronder op 17 Desember 2020 by aankoms in Brackenfell staan die "Lappop" onderdak in die werkswinkel van Ritco Marine, vanwaar die "operasie" uitgevoer sal word.

 

 "SILVER SNAPPER" OP DIE GANSBAAI SKEEPSHELLING

Afgeneem hieronder op 17 Desember 2020 op die Gansbaai skeepshelling is die skoongeverfde romp van die "Silver Snapper" namate die skuit voorberei word vir die 2021 pelagiese seisoen.

       

Afgeneem hieronder op 17 Desember 2020 in die Gansbaai Ouhawe lÍ twee Nowers-bousels langs die kaai naamlik "Emily-Marie" (voor) en "Makarios" (agter).

        

                         "RENJA" IN 'n DWARS-SEE

Afgeneem hieronder op 16 Desember 2020 in St.Helenabaai rol
die "Renja" in 'n dwars-see ten einde bystand te gaan lewer aan 'n afwagtende skip in die baai.

     

Afgeneem hieronder op 16 Desember 2020 lÍ die "Renja" teen-aan 'n ertsdraer onderwyl personeel met die touleer afklim op die skuit
se dek...vashou manne, nou gaan ons ruk-en-rol!

     

Afgeneem hieronder en die manne voer allerlei danspassies uit op die dek net om staande te kan bly!

     

Die man heel links in die foto hieronder is nou al glad op sy knieŽ, weet nie of hy bid en/of dit deel is van sy danspassies is nie?

     

Afgeneem hieronder word 'n laaste kyk gegee na die skip se stuurstok net om seker te maak daar sit nie ongewenste gaste elders van die wÍreld op dit nie...

     

                      "RENJA" OPPAD AGTERBAAI TOE

Afgeneem hieronder op 14 Desember 2020 buitekant Columbine vaar die "Renja" na die Agterbaai om bystand te gaan lewer aan 'n afwagtende skip in St.Helenabaai omgewing.

     

    

    

Afgeneem hieronder op 14 Desember 2020 vaar die "Renja" nou oorkant Tietiesbaai met Columbine se lighuis sigbaar op die kop in die verte.

                           
     Stuur my Mavericks toe, ek dink dis iewerste in Tietiesbaai!

"GREGORY JUSTIN" EN "SILVER DOLPHIN" OP DIE SLIP

Afgeneem hieronder op 13 Desember 2020 op die Saldanhabaai skeepshelling was twee pelagiese skuite teenwoordig naamlik "Gregory Justin" en "Silver Dolphin" namate beide skuite voorberei word vir die nuwe seisoen.
 
                              
"GREGORY JUSTIN" 
        
 

                                "SILVER DOLPHIN"
        

               NUWE WIELHUIS VIR "OCEAN SWIFT"


Afgeneem hieronder op 13 Desember 2020 op die gronde van die Saldanhabaai skeepshelling is 'n nuwe wielhuis wat tans opgerig word aanboord van die "Ocean Swift".


            

  GUERRINI MARINE ERECTS CONSTRUCTION SITE AT  
                             SALDANHA BAY SLIPWAY


Pictured below on 13 December 2020 is a construction site erect temporarily on the grounds of the Saldanha Bay slipway by Guerrini Marine. 

        

      DIE 2020/2021 WESKUS KREEFSEISOEN SKOP AF

Afgeneem hieronder op 11 Desember 2020 oornag talle kreefskuite in Huisbaai vanwaar die 2020/2021 Weskus kreefseisoen onlangs aanvang geneem het.


       

                        RUSPLEK VAN DIE "GANSE"


Afgeneem hieronder op 10 Desember 2020 is die ingang van die Gansbaai Nuwehawe.

                          

    NUUSTE VORDERING MET "BERGGANS" SE NETBORD


Afgeneem hieronder op 10 Desember 2020 op Gansbaai is die jongste vordering aangaande die oprigting van "Berggans" se nuwe glasvesel netbord.

                  

                    ONWETTIGE IMMIGRANTE  WORD
                        OPGEPIK BY SALDANHABAAI

Op 7 Desember 2020 net buitekant Saldanhabaai hawe het 'n insident afgespeel wat mens normaalweg net sien op televisienuuskanale en in koerantberigte. Afgeneem hieronder nader die "Lappop" twee onwettige immigrante op 'n vlot nadat hulle in 'n Tanzaniese hawestad daarin geslaag het om hul weg tot op 'n ertsdraer se stuurstok te gevind het en sodoende ongesiens daarin kon slaag om in Suid-Afrika te arriveer. Alhoewel die ertsdraer etlike dae voor anker gelÍ het in St.Helenabaai, het die twee verstekelinge hul wegkruipplek egter eers verlaat by aankoms langs die Ertskaai in Saldanhabaai, voordat hul, hulself uit die voete gemaak het en by die baai uitgeroei het. Tydens ondervraging deur die SAPD, het die twee Tanzaniese burgers egter aangedui dat hul oppad ItaliŽ toe was...

   
Wat maak die manne nou daarso? Verbeel hulself, hulle roei iewerste op die Middelandse See oppad ItaliŽ toe...Welkom hier aan die Weskus, benewens 'n Panarotti's by die Weskus Mall woon hier ook talle visserman-families van Italiaanse afkoms in die omgewing...

Afgeneem hieronder is die tuisgemaakte vlot tesame met 'n "roeispaan" wat die twee verstekelinge ook saam met hul op die skip se stuurstok gelaai het, al die pad van TanzaniŽ af.

                    
'n Skip se stuurstok in St.Helenabaai is dan juis die mees onveiligste plek om jouself op te kan bevind...julle manne kan bly wees dis nou pelagiese-afseisoen tyd, so nie kon die "Lisa Ann" maklik julle beentjies mors-af gery het...    

    EAST QUAY FISHING FLEET PREPARES FOR FISHING

Pictured below on 7 December 2020 all but two fishing vessels
were preparing to set sail to the fishing grounds just after sunset in their pursuit for tuna. Amongst the fleet preparing to go fishing were "Oceana Rocket", "Weskus II", "Windhoek", "South West Petrel"
and "Werkendam" to mention just a few.  

        

                               
"LEONTINA MARIA"
        

                                 
"BLUE DOLPHIN"
        

Pictured below on 7 December 2020 alongside the East Quay is "Weskus II" (left) and "Cape Challenger" (right).
              
        

                                       
"WESKUS II"
        

Pictured below on 7 December 2020 alongside the East Quay from left to right is "Conquistador", "South West Sea Hawk" and "Abraham T".

        

                               
"CONQUISTADOR"
        


   
COLLIER JETTY FLEET PREPARES TO GO FISHING


Pictured below on 7 December 2020 several fishing vessels from the Collier Jetty were preparing to set sail to the fishing grounds just after sunset in their pursuit for tuna. Amongst the fleet
preparing to go fishing were "Adelette", "Mpho", "Abe Shapiro", "Tina" and "Kariba" to mention just a few.  

        

        

                                         
"KARIBA"
        

                                    
"NICOLETTE"
        

  
"ARIZONA" AND "SEAWIN EMERALD" AT FISH MARKET


Pictured below on 7 December 2020 the "Arizona" as well as the "Seawin Emerald" was to be seen berthed alongside the Fish Market jetty.


                                       
"ARIZONA"
        

                             
"SEAWIN EMERALD"
        

Pictured below on 7 December 2020 the "Windhoek" is seen here returning back to the East Quay after taking onboard diesel at Bunker Point for an upcoming tuna pole trip.

        

Pictured below on 7 December 2020 the "Oceana Rocket" is seen here sailing through "The-Cut" on route to Bunker Point to fill up her diesel tanks for an upcoming tuna pole trip.

        

Pictured below on 7 December 2020 the "Adelette" is seen
returning to the Collier Jetty after taking ice onboard at the South Arm ice bunker for an upcoming tuna pole trip.
                                

        

                                   
"WINDHOEK"
        

                                    
"ADELETTE"
        

Pictured below on 7 December 2020 alongside the East Quay
from inside to outside is "Oceana Topaz", "Sailfish" and "Windhoek". All three vessels set sail to the fishing grounds just
after sunset.


        

       
"WESKUS II"
MAKING WAY TO BUNKER POINT

Pictured below on 7 December 2020 the "Weskus II" sterns away from her berth alongside the East Quay on her way to Bunker Point, as the vessel prepares for an upcoming tuna pole trip.


        

                                     
"WESKUS II"
        

       
NEW DECK RULE STICKERS FOR "VLAEBERG"


Pictured below on 7 December 2020 the red circles indicate new deck rule stickers on display on the outer edge of the shelter deck.


        

   
     NEW PORT SIDE SHOOTING TRAY FOR "RRR"


Pictured below on 7 December 2020 the red circle indicates a
new shooting tray mounted outboard onto the port side of the "RRR".


        
         Is dit nou hoe mens seker maak dat daar nooit weer
                        skuit langs jou kan kom vasmaak nie?

                                            
"RRR"
        

     
           LATEST STERN TRAWLER MOVEMENTS

Pictured below on 7 December 2020 several hake stern trawlers were present in the Victoria Basin. Amongst the fleet home were "Lincoln", "Flame Thorn", "Boronia", "Ludwani" to mention just a few.


                                          
"LINCOLN
"
        

                                   "FLAME THORN
"
        

                                        "BORONIA
"
        
        
                                        "LUDWANI
"
        

Pictured below on 7 December 2020 the hake stern trawler "Harvest Nandi" is seen here being lifted out of the water at the Cape Syncrolift for her annual re-fit.
      
        

               "ARANOS" WATERLINES RE-PAINTED

Pictured below on 6 December 2020 on the Saldanha Bay slipway a ship painter is seen here re-painting the rather enormous waterline marks on the lower hull of the "Aranos".

          

          

Pictured below on 6 December 2020 the stern thruster was still absent from it's mountings situated on the stern of the "Aranos".

           

                                             "ARANOS"
           

Pictured below on 6 December 2020 on the Saldanha Bay
slipway is the South Coast lobster catcher "Portia 1".


           

            BUSY SCENES AT SALDANHA BAY SLIPWAY

Pictured below on 5 December 2020 three vessels were present at the Saldanha Bay slipway namely "Aranos", "Portia 1"  and
"Atlantic Enterprise".


        

                  
"ARANOS" (left); "PORTIA 1" (right)
        

Pictured below is the neatly painted "Atlantic Enterprise", ready to
be lowered back into the water.


        

                            
"ATLANTIC ENTERPRISE"
                    
 
                   NUWE KLEURSKEMA VIR "COMET"


Afgeneem hieronder op 2 Desember 2020 op die Sandy Point skeepshelling vertoon die "Comet" 'n nuwe wit-en-rooi kleurskema op haar stuurboordsy, terwyl die skuit se vorige blou kleurskema
nog te siene is op die bakboordsy.

                             

        NUWE GLASVESEL NETBORD VIR "BERGGANS"

Afgeneem hieronder gedurende die eerste week van Desember 2020 op Gansbaai is 'n seleksie van fotos van die "Berggans" tydens die konstruksie van 'n nuwe netbord, vanwaar die ou staal netbord na twintig jaar nou die einde van sy leeftyd bereik het, en met 'n nuwe glasvesel netbord vervang gaan word.

Afgeneem hieronder in die Gansbaai ouhawe is die "Berggans" se net afgetrek tot op die netlorrie, vanwaar die net na die netskuur vervoer gaan word vir herstelwerk. Van hier af gaan die "Berggans" terugkeer na die Nuwehawe vanwaar die ou netbord afgebreek gaan word.

                        

Afgeneem hieronder in die Gansbaai nuwehawe lÍ die "Berggans" teen die kaai op haar stuurboordsy - hierdie sou die laaste sien wees van die ou staalnetbord.
 
     

Afgeneem hieronder word die "Bergans" se Triplex vanaf die skuit gelig ten einde meer dekspasie te kan bewerkstellig.

          

Afgeneem hieronder in die netstoor is die "Berggans" se net deur die oorhoofse kragblok getrek vanwaar herstelwerk aan die net gedoen word.

                         

Afgeneem hieronder is die stuurboordaansig van die "Berggans" nadat die ou staalbord afgebreek was.

      

                                    

Afgeneem hieronder is 'n seleksie aangaande die konstruksiewerk van "Berggans" se nuwe glasvesel netbord.

           

                           

                   

                   

             SKUITE LANGS DIE PRESIDENTSKAAI

Afgeneem hieronder op 29 November 2020 was talle skuite teenwoordig langs die Presidentskaai in Saldanha waaronder "Boetie Akie", "Gregory Justin", "Mbambatha", "Jenny-Anne", "Ghoerieman", "Derek 1", "Benguella Pride", "Intini" en "Irma" om maar net van 'n paar skuite melding te maak.
 
                             
  "JENNY-ANNE"    
        

                                      "DEREK 1"
        

                "INTINI"
(links); "GHOERIEMAN" (regs)
        

                                "GHOERIEMAN"
        

                          "BENGUELLA PRIDE"
        

                "GREGORY JUSTIN" STACKER-LOOS


Afgeneem hieronder op 29 November 2020 langs die Presidentskaai is die "Gregory Justin" sonder haar stacker se spoel vanwaar die skuit voorberei word vir die 2021 pelagiese seisoen.


        

                NUUTSTE TOEVOEGINGS OP "ZITA 1"


Afgeneem hieronder op 29 November 2020 langs die Presidentskaai is twee nuwe toevoegings aanboord van die "Zita 1" opgemerk waaronder 'n nuwe areakode naambord sowel as 'n splinternuwe Onwa radar.

                                          
"ZITA 1"
        


Afgeneem hieronder toon die rooi sirkel 'n nuwe areakode naambord aan naamlik "MBA 117". Nou die Trawler Heritage crew sal seker wonder hoe op dees aarde kry 'n Weskus kreefskuit 'n Mosselbaainommer? Daar moet egter ingedagte gehou word dat hierdie nommer alreeds gedurende 1999 aan die skuit toegeken was, 'n onverskrokke tydperk in die Suid-Afrikaanse visbedryf se geskiedenis waartydens talle vissermanne gedurende daardie tydperk gestroop was van hul visvang kwotas en permitte deur Departement Seevisserye, wat op daardie stadium nie die verskil geken het tussen "New York" en "New Year" nie. Nie dat die situasie vandag veel beter is nie...

        
Dit gaan klaarblyklik nie help om te sÍ dat Departement Seevisserye nie die verskil ken tussen bakboord en stuurboord nie, want heelparty vissermanne weet in elkgeval ook nie die verskil nie...

Afgeneem hieronder toon die rooi sirkel 'n nuwe Onwa radar aan aanboord van die "Zita 1". Alhoewel die "Zita 1" sonder 'n radar aangekoop was vanaf haar vorige eienaar, was die skuit voorheen toegerus gewees met 'n Furuno radar.

        

Afgeneem hieronder op 29 November 2020 langs die Presidentskaai is die kreefskuite "Ghoerieman" (links) en "Irma" (regs).

        

           DIE GROOT SKUITE KNOU DIE KLEINTJIES AF


Afgeneem hieronder op 29 November 2020 langs die Presidentskaai toon die rooi sirkel 'n "tyre-tjie" aan wat hang aan die handreŽling van die "Tickey" se veranda, ten einde dit te beskerm teen die stamp van groter skuite waaronder die "Intini" waarvan die boeg heel links in die foto waargeneem kan word.


        

         "MOOKOLI" EN "EMERALD" LANGS SLIPKAAI


Afgeneem hieronder op 29 November 2020 was die stokvis langlynskuit "Emerald" sowel as die akwakultuurskuit "Mookoli" teenwoordig gewees.


                                        "EMERALD"
        

Afgeneem hieronder op 29 November 2020 is die werksdek van die "Mookoli" wat so effens verwaarloos voorkom...net 'n blik dekverf, dan sal die skuit weer netjies vertoon.

        

               AI, DIE SEILJAG-PORNOGRAFIE DAREM!


Afgeneem hieronder op 29 November 2020 vanaf die Slipkaai in Saldanha word die uitsig na die Premier Fishing kaai aan die oorkant belemmer deur die seiljagte. Ten tyde dat die foto geneem was, was vier skuite waaronder "Adenia", "Southern Belle", "Bloudam" en "Southern Horizon" teenwoordig langs die Premier Fishing kaai.


        

                                          "ADENIA"
        

Pictured below on 29 November 2020 the hake stern trawler "Harvest Veronica" is seen here maneuvering away from the Sea Harvest jetty at Saldanha Bay on her way to the trawling grounds.

        

Pictured below on 29 November 2020 the red circle indicates a cat ladder with some rather intriguing corners situated on the front face of the "Harvest Veronica's" bridge.

             

        

                  GOOD-LUCK "HARVEST VERONICA
"!
        

          BUSY SCENES AT SALDANHA BAY SLIPWAY


Pictured below on 29 November 2020 three vessels were present at the Saldanha Bay slipway namely "Aranos", "Portia 1" and "Atlantic Enterprise".


        
So het 'n lid van die publiek wat deel vorm van die 101.9% wat niks weet van wat aangaan op die see nie, onlangs 'n foto van die Saldanhabaai skeepshelling op sosiale media geplaas en daarby kommentaar gelaat dat dit die "Saldanhabaai Syncrolift" is...wragtag ne?

Pictured below on 29 November 2020 the hull of the "Aranos" is being prepared for a fresh layer of paint.

        

        

        GOEIE BEGIN VIR  2020/2021 TJOKKA SEISOEN

Afgeneem onlangs aan die Ooskaapse kuslyn word uitstekende vangste gemaak deur ons tjokka-vangers. 

                            

Die wind waai, die skuit rol, maar wat maak dit saak, die tjokkas byt!

                            

Afgeneem hieronder word die skuit se laaie leeg gemaak, elke tjokka afsonderlik gegradeer volgens grootte en in die pannetjies gepak vir bevriesing.

                            

Afgeneem hieronder tydens nagtelike ure swem duisende tjokkas op die oppervlakte namate hulle gelok word deur die spreiligte.

        

Afgeneem hieronder klim die crew op stuurboord behoorlik in onder tjokkas.

        

Afgeneem hieronder is die crew op bakboord se laaie amper vol.

                           

Afgeneem hieronder is dit sproei, lyne, tjokkas en jigs - alles deurmekaar!

                           

                 COLLIER JETTY FULLY OCCUPIED

Pictured below on 28 November 2020 the Collier Jetty was fully occupied by tuna pole and hake longliners. At the time several fishing vessels were busy with final preparations as the tuna pole fleet was about to set sail to the fishing grounds just after sunset.

      
            
 
                                         
"ADELETTE" 
       

Pictured below on 28 November 2020 alongside the Collier Jetty the bow of the "Mpho" was still sitting deep in the water due to the presence of ice in her fishing holds from her previous tuna pole trip.

       

Pictured below on 28 November 2020 on the Fish Market jetty numerous fish boxes belonging to the "Kentucky" was to be seen stacked on the jetty.

       

                                   
 "KENTUCKY" 
       

Pictured below on 28 November 2020 alongside the Collier Jetty are just some of the vessels present at the time which included "Nicolette", "Malagas II", "Tina", "Chris Trautman" and "Abe Shapiro" to  mention just a few.

       

                               
"SEA PRIDE II
" 
       

                                          "RRR"
       

                   ''STAALKOP" BACK HOME AGAIN


Pictured below on 28 November 2020 alongside the Collier Jetty is the "Staalkop" having received a fresh layer of paint on the Hout Bay slipway recently.


       

Pictured below it is evident that the skipper of the "Staalkop" was in a rush to get back home as there was seemingly not enough time to peel the masking tape from the hull...

       

              
LATEST STERN TRAWLER MOVEMENTS

Pictured below on 28 November 2020 several hake stern trawlers were present in the Victoria Basin. Amongst the fleet home were "Lee Anne", "African Queen", "Sandile", "Compass Challenger", and "Lepanto" to mention just a few.


                         
"COMPASS CHALLENGER
"
       

                                    
"SANDILE
"
       

Pictured below on 28 November 2020 the hake stern trawler "Fuchsia" is seen here entering the Victoria Basin to a berth alongside South Arm on her way back from the trawling grounds.

       

Pictured below the "Fuchsia" is seen here docking alongside South Arm at the Irvin & Johnson factory.

       

                
"LINCOLN
" (left); "LEE ANNE" (right)
       

              
"LEPANTO
" (left); "CASABLANCA" (right)
       

Pictured below on 28 November 2020 the hake stern trawler "Compass Challenger" is seen here leaving the Oceana factory at the Elbow Jetty to set sail to the trawling grounds.

       

            GOOD-LUCK "COMPASS CHALLENGER
"!
       

Pictured below on 28 November 2020 the hake stern trawler "Avro Warrior" is seen here maneuvering away from the Irvin & Johnson factory alongside South Arm to head for the trawling grounds.

       

                    GOOD-LUCK "AVRO WARRIOR
"!
       

Pictured below on 28 November 2020 alongside the East Quay from left to right is "Werkendam", "Ku-Ula" and "Armando" making final minute preparations as all three vessels was about to set sail to the fishing grounds just after sunset.

       

        LATEST FEATURE ONBOARD ''LEONTINA MARIA"


Pictured below on 28 November 2020 alongside the East Quay the red circle indicates the latest feature to be added onboard the "Leontina Maria" - an South African flag!


       

       

Pictured below on 28 November 2020 alongside the East Quay final preparations was under way onboard the tuna pole vessel "Oceana Topaz" as the vessel was about to set sail to the fishing grounds just after sunset.

       

                   THE TUNA POLE FLEET SET SAIL!

Pictured below on 28 November 2020 is a selection of tuna pole vessels leaving the Cape Docks to set sail to the fishing grounds some 60 nautical miles west of Hout Bay in their search of tuna.

Pictured below the "Southern Cross" is seen here maneuvering away from the East Quay.

       

                    GOOD-LUCK "SOUTHERN CROSS
"!
       

Pictured below the "Southern Cross" is seen here sailing out of the Alfred Basin through "The-Cut" as she proceeds out of the harbour.

       

Pictured below the "South West Petrel" is seen here maneuvering away from the East Quay.

       

       

                  GOOD-LUCK "SOUTH WEST PETREL
"!
       

Pictured below the "Sailfish" is seen here maneuvering away
from the East Quay.


       

       

                        GOOD-LUCK "SAILFISH
"!
       

Pictured below the "Malagas II" is seen here maneuvering away
from the Collier Jetty.


       

       

                      GOOD-LUCK "MALAGAS II
"!
       

       

Pictured below it's spray and foam as the "Sailfish" meets a stiff south-easterly breeze on her way out of the Cape Docks.

       

Pictured below the fleet is also joined by the "Bella Da Lunar"
having sailed from her berth situated at the Elliot Basin.


       

                     GOOD-LUCK "BELLA DA LUNAR
"!
       

       
            GOOD-LUCK "ELANDSBERG"!

Afgeneem hieronder op 28 November 2020 vertrek die tunapaal skuit "Elandsberg" vanuit Houtbaai om haar te gaan aansluit by die res van die tunavloot wes van Houtbaai.

       

               NUWE TRANSDUCER VIR "DUINEKUS"

Afgeneem hieronder gedurende November 2020 op die Regeringskaai in Sandy Point hawe word 'n nuwe sfeervormige transducer geinstalleer aanboord van die "Duinekus". Gekoppel aan 'n Furuno FSV-85 sonar, kan hierdie transducer vis opspoor in 'n radius van 2000 meter om die skuit.


       

Afgeneem hieronder is die ou koniese transducer verwyder vanaf die "Duinekus".

       

                    DIE "GANSE" GAAN SLIP TOE

Afgeneem hieronder op 21 November 2020 op die Gansbaai skeepshelling is daar alreeds begin om beide die "Vleigans" sowel as "Kolgans" voor te berei vir die 2021 pelagiese seisoen, vanwaar die 2020 pelagiese seisoen slegs 'n week van tevore finaal gesluit het. Vanaf nou tot einde Januarie 2021 sal elk van die "Ganse" hul beurt kry om die skeepshelling te besoek - 'n trotse Gansbaai tradisie wat al die afgelope ses dekades voortgesit word.

        

  
              WELKOM OP HOUTBAAI, WAAR DIE
                         MEEUE GAAP VAN DIE HITTE


Afgeneem hieronder op 20 November 2020 op 'n snikhete dag in Houtbaai het beide mens sowel as dier swaar getrek in die buitegewone warm weersomstandighede. Talle meeue in die hawe soos hieronder afgeneem, het letterlik oop-bek gestaan van hitte. Waarom hulle egter nie wou gaan afkoel in die seewater nie, weet nugter alleen?

         

         

                  
SISTER LONGLINERS AT HOUT BAY


Pictured below on 20 November 2020 at Hout Bay is the "Balance" berthed behind her identical sister vessel, the "Hooked".


                                     
"BALANCE"
         

                                       
"HOOKED"
         

         
"AQUILLA" SE BULWARKS WORD HERBOU


Afgeneem hieronder op 20 November 2020 in Houtbaai langs die Slipkaai is die skeepstimmermanne tans nogsteeds besig om die die skuit se stuurboordsy se bulwarks te herbou.

         

         

     
"CAPE CHALLENGER" VAT DIESEL IN HOUTBAAI


Afgeneem hieronder op 20 November 2020 in Houtbaai was dit die eerste keer ooit dat Trawler Heritage die "Cape Challenger" in hierdie hawe teŽkom, vanwaar die skuit langs Jetty No.3 besig was om diesel in te geneem het.

         
         
 Wonder hoeveel brode het hulle nou al opgeeet?...

Afgeneem hieronder op 20 November 2020 in Houtbaai langs die Noordekaai is een van die "Cape Challenger" se susterskuite genaamd "Boloko I".

         

     
"GRYSBOK" WORD HERDOOP TOT "LEAH CRUZ"

Afgeneem hieronder op 20 November 2020 langs die Yskaai in Houtbaai is die nuut herdoopte "Leah Cruz" wat voorheen bekend gestaan het as "Grysbok".


         
   
Nou sit ons met "Esra Cruz", "Santa Cruz" en 'n "Leah Cruz"...
                       wie is volgende, die "Tom Cruise"?

                          
"ALPHA" BLINK IN DIE SON

Afgeneem hieronder op 20 November 2020 langs die Slipkaai in Houtbaai is die skoongeverfde romp van die "Alpha", nadat die
skuit onlangs besoek afgelÍ het aan die Houtbaai skeepshelling.

         

     
          "STAALKOP" VISITS HOUT BAY SLIPWAY

Pictured below on 20 November 2020 on the Hout Bay slipway is the hake longliner "Staalkop" for general maintenance and a fresh
layer of paint. Also present on slipway for new planks was the "Oceana Clipper".


                   

Pictured below on 20 November 2020 new insulated foam are neatly sculptured amongst the various knees all along the entire length of the fish hold.

          

Pictured below on 20 November 2020 numerous newly fitted
wooden knees are to be seen on the starboard side, still to be beveled at the time.


          

      
                    DIE SKUITE VAN KAAI NO.3

Afgeneem hieronder op 20 November 2020 in Houtbaai langs Kaai No.3 is 'n seleksie van skuite wat teenwoordig was waaronder "Seawin Sapphire", "Sandalene", "Ocean Wanderer", "Tierkop", "Tiger Fish", "Swordfish", "Girl Judith", "Oregon", "Water Baby" en "Captain De Sousa" om maar net 'n paar name op te noem.


          

                                      
"SANDALENE"
          

                             
"CAPTAIN DE SOUSA"
          

                                    
"LANGEBERG"
          

                                        
"MAINE"
          

                                        
"DR.FISH"
          

                                   
"BRAVEHEART"
          

Afgeneem hieronder op 20 November 2020 in Houtbaai is die tunapaal skuit "Equinox", besig om laaste voorbereidings te tref voordat die skuit weer teen sonsak sou vertrek het, vanwaar die
skuit vroeŽr gedurende die dag 'n vrag tuna afgelaai het.


          

                      
DIE TUNASKUITE GAAN SEE TOE!

Afgeneem hieronder op 20 November 2020 is 'n seleksie van tunaskuite wat vanuit Houtbaai vertrek waaronder die "Tarryn-Amy", "Equinox", "Seawin Sapphire", "Atlantic Hunter", "Sea Hunter" en "Tiyalina".


                                      
"TARRYN-AMY"
          

                                          
"EQUINOX"
          

                                
"SEAWIN SAPPHIRE"
          

          
                
Die groen berghange van Chapman's Peak, 'n
  duidelike teken van 'n goeie reŽnseisoen wat agter die rug is...

                              
"CAPE CHALLENGER"
           

                 
EK WIL OP TRAWLER HERITAGE WEES!

             

          

                              
"ATLANTIC HUNTER"
         

                                   
"SEA HUNTER"
         

                                      
"TIYALINA"
         

 
"HOOKED" EN "BALANCE" BEWEEG OM NA KAAI NO.3

Afgeneem hieronder op 20 November 2020 is beide die "Hooked" en "Balance" besig om terug te vaar na Kaai No.3 vanwaar beide skuite elders in die hawe hul vragte afgelaai het.


                                     
"BALANCE" 
         

                                        
"HOOKED"
         

               "RENJA" OPPAD AGTERBAAI TOE

Afgeneem hieronder op 20 November 2020 buitekant
Saldanhabaai vaar die "Renja" vir die eerste keer ooit na die Agterbaai om bystand te gaan lewer aan 'n afwagtende skip in St.Helenabaai omgewing.

    

    

    

Afgeneem hieronder op 20 November 2020 buitekant
Paternoster is die visserye navorsingskip "Algoa" besig met navorsingswerk.

          

Afgeneem hieronder op 20 November 2020 is die "Renja" vir die eerste keer ooit te siene in Sandy Point hawe met die "Santa Isabel" en "Antonie W II" in die agtergrond.

           

           FISHING FLEET RESTING IN ALFRED BASIN

Pictured below on 19 November 2020 several fishing vessels were berthed alongside the East Quay. Amongst the fleet home were "Cape Challenger", "Herman S", "Comet", "South West Sea Hawk","Allisont", "Sailfish", "Oceana Rocket", "Weskus II", "Southern Cross" and "Conquistador" to mention just a few.

       

       

Pictured below on 19 November 2020 onboard the "Allison" the seawater circulation pumps were in full swing serving the live fish
bait tanks.


       

                                      
"ALLISON"
       

Pictured below on 19 November 2020 from left to right is "South West Sea Hawk"," Conquistador" and "Weskus II".

       

                                   
"WESKUS II"
       

                             
"SOUTHERN CROSS"
       

                                    
"ARMANDO"
       

                          
"SOUTH WEST PETREL"
       

                                   
"HERMAN S"
       

Pictured below on 19 November 2020 the red circle indicates the latest edition onboard the "Sailfish", an South African flag. Also to be seen in the photo below is the South African flags as displayed by the "Oceana Topaz" and "Windhoek".

       

                                       
"SAILFISH"
       

Afgeneem hieronder 19 November 2020 op die wielhuisdak van die "Wilmag" is dit duidelik dat hierso 'n kwaadoener op die skuit was, namate die EPIRB in twee helftes agter gelaat was....gedink
jy gaan goud kry ne?!


       

                                       
"WILMAG"
       

  
        'n CHINEES MET 'n NAMIBIESE AREA KODE

Afgeneem hieronder 19 November 2020 op die syncroniseerhyser toon die rooi sirkel 'n Namibiese areakode L 1488 aan, soos vertoon deur 'n besoekende "Chinese-rysbak" met langlyn toerusting aanboord...


       
Die nommer "8" geskrifte lyk darem baie soos handboeie...skelm bliksems wat deesdae soos 'n pandemie oral oor die wÍreld se oseane uitdop in hul soeke na kos.

       
"RUWEKUS" SE NETBORD WORD HERSTEL

Afgeneem hieronder op 19 November 2020 op die synchroniseerhyser is sweisers besig met herstelwerk aan die "Ruwekus" se netbord op die agterstewe.


       

       

Afgeneem hieronder op 19 November 2020 op die synchroniseerhyser blink "Ruwekus" weer in 'n skoonlaag verf, vanwaar die laerromp op 'n latere stadium geverf sou word.

       

     VEILIGHEIDSOEFENING WORD ERNSTIG OPGENEEM?...


Afgeneem hieronder op 19 November 2020 langs die Collier Jetty is 'n heel ongewone gesig om 'n ontplooide reddingsvlot te sien dryf tussen die skuite.


       

Afgeneem hieronder is 'n groepie vissermanne besig om die reddingsvlot uit die water te trek tot bo-op die Collier Jetty.

       

Veiligheidsoefeninge is immers van kardinale belang om die bemanning skerp te hou vir enige gebeurlikheid ter see en soms, net soms, kan mens selfs so bietjie "kreatief" raak wanneer die noodfakkels, rookmerkers en brandblussers se verstrykdatums op hande is. Dit is immers nie net belangrik om te weet waar alles op die skuit weggepak is nie, 'n mens moet ook weet hoe om die toerusting reg te kan gebruik wanneer die noodlot toeslaan.

       
Ou maters, daar waar julle nou so lekker sit in daai "raft" wil julle nie sit half-vier op 'n Vrydag-oggend op 'n stikdonker see en wag vir die volgende skuit om verby te kom om julle te kom oppik nie. Eenkeer en nooit weer in my lewe nie!
Kom ons gaan kyk eerder hoe die "Cape Challenger" brood laai...

   "CAPE CHALLENGER" MAAK REG VIR LANGLYN TRIP

Afgeneem hieronder op 19 November 2020 langs die Ooskaai is die "Cape Challenger" besig om brood te laai vir 'n opkomende langlyn trip terwyl twee bemanningslede vir mekaar die brode oorboord aangee.


         HIERDIE BROOD IS OPGEEET VOORDAT ONS VERBY 
                                DIE SWAAIBRUG IS...

       

        HIERDIE BROOD IS OPGEEET VOORDAT ONS UIT 
                               DIE HAWE SE BEK IS...

       

    
 HIERDIE BROOD IS OPGEEET VOORDAT ONS VERBY 
                                        SEEPUNT IS...

       

    
HIERDIE BROOD IS OPGEEET VOORDAT ONS VERBY 
                                      KAMPSBAAI IS...

       

      
HIERDIE BROOD IS OPGEEET VOORDAT ONS VERBY 
                                      HOUTBAAI IS...

       

   HIERDIE BROOD IS OPGEEET VOORDAT ONS VERBY 
                                      KAAPPUNT IS...
        
       
                 
En so het die laai van brood net aangehou...
Skipper, skipper die brood is op! My magtag, bak dan vetkoeke! Mense moenie lag nie, dis hoe dit regtig gaan op die see by tye.

                            "CAPE CHALLENGER"
        

      FISHING FLEET RESTING ALONGSIDE COLLIER JETTY

Pictured below on 19 November 2020 several fishing vessels were berthed alongside the Collier Jetty. Amongst the fleet home were "Mpho", "Chris Trautman", "Abe Shapiro", "Vlaeberg", "Malagas II" and "Tina".


                     
"KARIBA
" (left); "NICOLETTE" (right)  
        

          

                                    
"ABE SHAPIRO"
       

                                      
"ADELETTE"
       

Pictured below on 19 November 2020 the tuna pole vessel "RRR" was to be seen berthed alongside the Fish Market jetty as well as
the "Kentucky".


       

Pictured below on 19 November 2020 on the Fish Market jetty is the freshly painted fish ponds belonging to the "Kentucky", as they are allowed to wind-dry.

       

              
LATEST STERN TRAWLER MOVEMENTS

Pictured below on 19 November 2020 several hake stern trawlers were present in the Victoria Basin. Amongst the fleet home were "Lincoln", "African Queen", "Okombahe", "Realeaka", and "Bluebell" to mention just a few.


                                       
"LINCOLN"   
       

                                 
"AFRICAN QUEEN"
        

                                    
"OKOMBAHE"
        

                                  
"BLUEBELL"
        

                                     
"FREESIA"
        

                                  
"AVRO WARRIOR"
        

                                     
"REALEKA"
        

                       "LISINDA" RETURNS HOME


Pictured below on 19 November 2020 the hake side trawler "Lisinda" is seen here off Granger Bay in a stiff south-easterly breeze, making way to the Cape Docks on route from the trawling grounds.


        

                                        "LISINDA"
        

                        GOOD-LUCK "THORFIN"!

Pictured below on 17 November 2020 the "Thorfin" is seen here on arrival at the Yachtport facility in Saldanha Bay after being transported by road from the Sachal boat yard in Vredenburg. The "Thorfin", the first vessel to emerge from the Sachal boat yard during 2020 will participate in the tuna pole sector.

        

Pictured below the "Thorfin" is on the lift at Yachtport, ready to be lowered into the water for the first time, strikingly in a maroon hull colour scheme together with a yellow ribbon - looking good, one has to agree.

        

Besides a bright yellow wheelhouse colour scheme, another unique feature is the anchor hawser situated in the centre of the bow.

                   
Die anker wat reg voor in die boeg gemonteer is, is egter niks nuut nie...dit was immers ook 'n unieke kenmerk van die Nieswandt-Consortiums van Walvisbaai terug in tyd gewees waaronder "Consortium Alpha" en "Consortium Beta" om maar net twee name op te noem.

Pictured below is the spacious work deck - how long it will be until the vessel is also kitted out with netbin and power block for catching live bait, one can only speculate...

              

        ONS GROET DIE 2020 PELAGIESE SEISOEN

Afgeneem hieronder op 15 November 2020 is die heel laaste pelagiese aksie van die 2020 seisoen vanwaar die "Ganse" en
twee Oceana skuite vanuit Gansbaai vaar om vir oulaas die Walkerbaai area te fynkam vir enige teken van lewe...

Afgeneem hieronder vertrek die "Oceana Mercury" vanuit die Gansbaai nuwehawe, vanwaar die skuit sowel as die "Oceana Neptune" in Gansbaai geskuil het die afgelope twee dae weens ongure seetoestande.     

                

                            "OCEANA MERCURY"
                

Afgeneem hieronder is die boeg van die "Oceana Neptune" gedeeltelik sigbaar vanwaar die "Oceana Mercury" kort op haar hakke volg.

                

                            "OCEANA NEPTUNE"
                

Afgeneem hieronder vat "Rietgans II" die pad vanuit Gansbaai nuwehawe, terwyl die sardynskuit "Ocean Blue" van Houtbaai in die agtergrond teen die langmuur lÍ.     

                

                 DIE HOUTBAAIERS KOM AAS VANG

Op 15 November 2020 in Walkerbaai was twee Houtbaai tunaskuite naamlik "Tiyalina" en "Malachite" ook werksaam in die baai gewees vanwaar hulle gooie gemaak het ten einde hul lewendige aas-tenke mee kon vul vir die vang van tuna.

    Afgeneem doer anderkant op die horison, loop die "Tiyalina".

                

Afgeneem hieronder is die "Malachite" besig om 'n trek te maak.

                

                        DIS DIE EINDE VAN 'n ERA!
   S.A. SEA PRODUCTS SE AFLAAIKAAI WORD AFGEBREEK


Afgeneem hieronder op 14 November 2020 op Houtbaai is die laaste oorblyfsels van die aflaaisisteem van S.A. Sea Products, namate die toerusting nou stuk vir stuk afgebreek word.
                           

        
   

        

   
Hoeveel miljoene tonne pelagiese vis daar sedert 1957 oor
 hierdie aflaaiband geloop het sal ons nooit presies kan raai nie...


        

Afgeneem hieronder op 14 November 2020 is daar nou net een groot gat in die fabriek se muur waardeur die vervoerband geloop het.

        

Afgeneem hieronder op 14 November 2020 is die vervalle walskippershuis van S.A. Sea Products.

        

Afgeneem hieronder op 14 November 2020 is die erg deurgeroeste staalstrukture van die aflaaisisteem.

        

Afgeneem hieronder op 14 November 2020 is net die fondasie van die oorhoofse kraan nog sigbaar op die kaai vanwaar dit ook verwyder was vanaf die aflaaikaai.
    
        

Geneem vanuit die Trawler Heritage argief gedurende 2019 is hoe die aflaaikaai van S.A. Sea Products eens daarna uitgesien het, nou is dit alles oor, danksy die Duiwels woonagtig teen die hange van Houtbaai...

        

Geneem vanuit die Trawler Heritage argief is die aflaaisisteem tydens sy gloriedae, net om vir oulaas nog 'n paar siele uit te trek, vanwaar Trawler Heritage telkemale verbied was om fotos te mag geneem het oor die jare heen, elke keer as die skuit afgelaai het. En nou, nou is hierdie fotos "Africana".

        

Afgeneem hieronder op 14 November 2020 langs die Yskaai lÍ die laaste herhinnering van die pelagiese bedryf in Houtbaai, namate die uitgediende skuite "Emerald Isle" en "Oceana Viking" onaktief langs die kaai vertoef.

        

 
      NUWE HAWE-INFRASTRUKTUUR VIR HOUTBAAI


Afgeneem hieronder op 14 November 2020 op Houtbaai is talle voorbeelde van nuwe en opgeknapte infrastruktuur in die hawegebied waaronder die skaal en visvlekhuis, kragvoorsiening, elektroniese toegangshekke, oorhoofse beligting sowel as 'n oorhoofse kraan. Hoe lank hierdie spogtoerusting en infrastruktuur ongeskonde gaan bly, sal ons maar moet wag en sien...

Afgeneem hieronder is die opgeknapte gebou wat beide dien as 'n skaalhuis sowel as visvlekhuis.


        

Afgeneem hieronder op die Slipkaai is een van talle nuwe kragvoorsieningspunte wat in die hawe opgerig is.

                    

Afgeneem hieronder is nuut opgerigte toegangshekke by die ingang van Houtbaai hawe. 

         

Afgeneem hieronder is nuut opgerigte oorhoofse kraan op die Slipkaai met 'n maksimum dravermoeŽ van 7.5 ton.

                      

         

         
Vir hoe lank hierdie pynlike netjiese toerusting so gaan lyk voordat die koperdiewe gaan toeslaan kan mens maar net raai. Vir Houtbaai moet hulle eerder maar nog 'n outydse kraan gegee het wat werk met 'n katrol en slinger...

                     
PUSHING BACK BOUNDARIES...

Afgeneem hieronder op 14 November 2020 op Houtbaai is nuwe grenspale alreeds in die grond geplant namate die Hout Bay Boat Yard verder uitbrei vanwaar die ou grensdraad in die agtergrond gesien kan word.


         
En dan is daar die wat kwansuis verkondig dat "crime does not pay". Vir diegene wat die dinamika van Houtbaai hawe se aktiwiteite verstaan, is die waarheid egter 'n heel ander storie...

              'n REGTE TRAWLBAKKIE IN 'n GIETVORM

Afgeneem hieronder op 14 November 2020 op Houtbaai is 'n regte outydse trawlbakkie staande gemaak binne-in 'n gietvorm by die perseel van C-Craft bootbouers.

         

                          
DIAS SIT VOET AAN WAL
...
         
Dat Dias in 1588 daarin kon slaag om 'n klipkruis by Kaappunt te kon plant is iets waaraan Trawler Heritage nog nooit kon byt nie, soos dit opgeteken staan in die geskiedenisboeke. Selfs nie eers op die mooiste van dae sal enige persoon met 'n roeibakkie daarin kon slaag om aan land te gaan langs daardie deel van ons kuslyn nie. Trawler Heritage reken egter dat een van Dias se klipkruise heel moontlik iewerste vergete lÍ teen die hange van Houtbaai. BygesÍ, dis net so 'n groot raaisel soos die "Birkenhead" se verlore geldkis...

     
"ASTERIX" VERDWYN ONDER DIE WATER, RERIG?

Afgeneem hieronder op 14 November 2020 op Houtbaai langs die Slipkaai sak die romp van die "Asterix" al dieper weg in die water, ten spyte van die omstandighede word die skuit nogsteeds bewoon deur haweloses wat slaap in die skuit se focsle.

         

         

                  
"AFRICA UNITY" VAL UITMEKAAR

Afgeneem hieronder op 14 November 2020 op Houtbaai toon die rooi sirkel aan dat die stuurboord navigasielig van die "Africa Unity" intussen tyd verdwyn het.


         

Afgeneem hieronder op 14 November 2020 op Houtbaai toon die rooi sirkel 'n kaal staander aan waarteen die AIS antenna voorheen aan gemonteer was...

                    
Het ek dan nie nou die aand op die see nog toevallig 'n AIS sein van die "Merlene" opgetel nie? Gits, my seker maar net verbeel...

Afgeneem hieronder op 14 November 2020 word die bakboord handreŽlings deur middel van toue aan die stuurboordsy handreŽlings staande gehou op die "Africa Unity" se whale deck.

         

               
"EDELWEISS" VAL OOK UITMEKAAR

Afgeneem hieronder op 14 November 2020 op Houtbaai hang die navigasieligte van die "Edelweiss" nog net aan hul elektriese koorde namate die staanders afgeroes het.

         
Trawler Heritage kan nie help nie, beide die "African Unity" sowel as "Edelweiss" is voormalige Gansbaai skuite - aldus hulle sal altyd deel wees van my.

                    
BOEMELAAR VAN DIE SKUITE

Afgeneem hieronder op 14 November 2020 op die Houtbaaiskeepshelling het hierdie vuillishoop Trawler Heritage se aandag getrek. Met 'n sterk voorgevoel dat hier "goud" te vinde is, het Trawler Heritage kaal hande ingeklim en homself gedra soos 'n boemelaar van die skuite...

         

        
SO JA, "GRYSBOK" EK HET JOU NAAMBORDE!


Afgeneem hieronder en Trawler Heritage het goud gevind! Nou vir die Walvisbaaiers sou hul harte vir 'n oomblik vinniger geklop het toe hulle die naam "Grysbok" gesien het, maar ongelukkig is hierdie naamborde afkomstig van die gewese kreefskuit ook genaamd "Grysbok", oorspronklik afkomstig van Doringbaai...


         
En vir diegene wat wonder, hierdie naamborde is alreeds deel van die uitstalling in die S.A. Visserye Museum op Laaiplek, vanwaar hulle deel gaan vorm van 'n nuwe uitstalling genaamd die "Trawler Heritage Hall of Fame" wat gedurende 2021 vir die publiek sal open.

              
NUWE KLEURSKEMA VIR "GRYSBOK"

Afgeneem hieronder op 14 November 2020 langs die Yskaai in Houtbaai vertoon die "Grysbok" 'n nuwe blou-en-rooi kleurskema, vanwaar die skuit voorheen geverf was in die tradisionele kleure van Lamberts Bay Canning.

                            "NUWE" KLEURSKEMA

         

                              
 "OU" KLEURSKEMA
         

Hou egter maar die Trawler Heritage hoofopskrifte dop, want Trawler Heritage het 'n sterk vermoede dat hier ook binnekort 'n naamverandering gaan plaasvind...

   
"MONNICKENDAM" SE AGTERSTEWE KLAAR HERBOU

Afgeneem hieronder op 14 November 2020 op Houtbaai vertoon die "Monnickendam" nuwe planke op haar agterstewe nadat dit oor die afgelope paar maande vanaf die deklyn boontoe, oorgebou was.


         

         

Afgeneem hieronder op 14 November 2020 op Houtbaai is daar intussentyd ook planke op die boegarea verwyder van die "Monnickendam".

         

   
"JOHN BARBERY" WIELHUIS DISINTEGREER

Afgeneem hieronder op 14 November 2020 op Houtbaai toon die rooi sirkel aan dat 'n gedeelte van die "John Barbery" se wielhuisdak gedisintegreer het...Dalk gesink? O'nee, kyk net hieronder waar dryf die wielhuisdak rond...


         

Afgeneem hieronder het die dakstruktuur daarin geslaag om tydens die laagwaterperiode onderdeur die kaai te kon dryf vanwaar dit vasgekeer was tussen die "Africa Unity" en 'n trekkerband teen die kaai.

         

            
PERFEK IN POSISIE OM 'N GAT DWARSDEUR
                    "AFRICA UNITY" SE ROMP TE DRUK

         

                
NUWE NAAMBORDE VIR "BALUGURU"


Afgeneem hieronder op 14 November 2020 in Houtbaai vertoon die "Baluguru" nuwe houtnaamborde op haar agterstewe sowel op die whale deck.
           
                                  "
NUWE" NAAMBORDE   
         

         

                              
"OU" NAAMLETTERS
         

                                      
"BALUGURU"
         

            
"AQUILLA" SE BULWARKS WORD HERBOU


Afgeneem hieronder op 14 November 2020 in Houtbaai langs die Slipkaai is die skeepstimmermanne besig om die stuurboordsy se bulwarks te herbou.


         

Afgeneem hieronder op 14 November 2020 in Houtbaai spog die "Aquilla" ook met splinternuwe dekplanke soos gesien vanaf die bakboordsy wat intussen tyd toegevoeg is.

         

Afgeneem hieronder op 14 November 2020 in Houtbaai langs die Noordekaai is die stokvislanglyn skuit "Olivia Marie".

         

Afgeneem hieronder op 14 November 2020 in Houtbaai langs die Slipkaai is die stokvislanglyn skuit "Avril W".

         

Afgeneem hieronder op 14 November 2020 in Houtbaai langs die Yskaai is die langlynskuit "Ocean Wanderer".

         

Afgeneem hieronder op 14 November 2020 in Houtbaai is die ongewone gesig om die "Ouma" te sien lÍ, vanwaar die skuit deel vorm van die Kaapse vloot langs die Ooskaai.

         

  
       "OCEANA AMETHYST" (links); "PENKOP II" (regs)
         

Afgeneem hieronder op 14 November 2020 in Houtbaai langs die Yskaai van links na regs is "Cape Frio", "Emerald Isle", "Oceana Viking" en "Ocean Wanderer".

         

Afgeneem hieronder op 14 November 2020 in Houtbaai langs die Noordekaai is die onaktiewe stokvislanglyn skuit "Silver Hunter".

         

Afgeneem hieronder op 14 November 2020 in Houtbaai langs die Noordekaai is die onaktiewe langlyn skuite "Swellendam" (binnekant) en "Joe Doe" (buitekant).

         

                            
JETTY NO.3 FULLY OCCUPIED


Pictured below on 14 November 2020 several tuna pole and hake lonline vessels were present alongside Jetty No.3 at Hout Bay harbour. Amongst the fleet home were "Hooked", "Balance", "Repulse", "Elbe", "Tiger Fish", "Girl Judith", "Waterbaby", "Zanemali", "Seawin Emerald", "Seawin Ruby", "Captain De Sousa" and "Swordfish" to mention just a few.


             

                                           
"ELBE"
         

                                    
"GIRL DIANA"
         

         

                                        
"ZANEMALI"
         

                                    
"WATERBABY"
         

                             
"SOUTH WEST GANNET"
         

                                    
"TIGER FISH"
         

                                 
"OCEAN DYNAMO"
         

                                      
"GEMISHKIA"
         

                                        
"HOTLINE II"
         

                                    
"GYPSY ROSE"
         

          
"STAALKOP" VISITS HOUT BAY SLIPWAY


Pictured below on 14 November 2020 on the Hout Bay slipway is the hake longliner "Staalkop" for general maintenance and a fresh layer
of paint.


                    

Pictured below on 14 November 2020 on the Hout Bay slipway the red circles indicate several limpets still clinging to the hull of the "Staalkop", although the hull had already been painted in a fresh layer of anti-fouling paint at the time...

        

        

                                     
"STAALKOP"
        

              "RUWEKUS" VISITS CAPE SYNCROLIFT

Pictured below on 13 November 2020 on the Cape syncrolift is the purse seiner "Ruwekus" for general maintenance and a fresh layer
of paint.

                   

                                       "RUWEKUS"
       

      "HARVEST MZANSI" WAITING FOR "FOXGLOVE"


Pictured below on 13 November 2020 the hake stern trawler "Harvest Mzansi" is seen here docked inside the Robinson dry-dock, awaiting the arrival of the "Foxglove", before the dry-dock
would shut the entrance gate.

       

             EAST QUAY FISHING FLEET OUT AT SEA


Pictured below on 13 November 2020 few fishing vessels were present alongside the East Quay as most vessels were out at sea.
At the time only seven fishing vessels were present, of which the "South West Petrel" and "Armando" also set sail for the fishing grounds shortly after sunset. The "South West Petrel" however, had to return to port shortly afterwards, once the skipper realized that they didn't had any fishing rod reels onboard.


       

                       
 "SOUTH WEST SEA HAWK"
       

                                       
 "COMET"
       

                               
 "BLUE DOLPHIN"
       

                            
 "CAPE CHALLENGER"
       

      
"SOUTH WEST PETREL" (left);  "TOMREN" (right)
       

                                     
 "ARMANDO"
       

                DIE SARDYNE DOP UIT IN ALGOABAAI


Afgeneem hieronder op 12 November 2020 in Port Elizabeth word nog 'n sak sardyne uit die "Borderer" se visruim geskep vanwaar die pelagiese skuite tans goeie sardynvangste maak in die Algoabaai omgewing.


                 

               "SPARTICUS" WAG VIR AFLAAIBEURT


Afgeneem hieronder op 12 November 2020 in Port Elizabeth lÍ die "Sparticus" volgelaai met sardyne, terwyl die skuit wag vir haar aflaaibeurt.


     

                    DIE "GANSE" OPPAD SEE TOE


Afgeneem hieronder op 12 November 2020 is 'n seleksie van fotos van die "Ganse" wat vertrek vanuit Gansbaai, hoopvol om nog 'n paar ton chovy te kan skep voordat die seisoen finaal sou sluit drie dae later.

Afgeneem hieronder gooi "Wildegans II" los, terwyl die sardynskuit "Oom Arthur" aan die buitekant van die muur lÍ.


       

                                  "SILVER SNAPPER"
       

                                          "WAFRA"
       

            "WILDEGANS II"
(links) ; "BERGGANS" (regs)
       

               "VLEIGANS"
(agter) ; "RIETGANS II" (voorgrond)
           

Afgeneem hieronder op 12 November 2020 is "Rietgans II" besig om 'n trek te maak voor Gansbaai.

       

             NEW COLOUR SCHEMES FOR "ZITA 1"
                            
AND "EL PESCADOR"


Pictured below on 7 November 2020 on the Saldanha Bay slipway, both the "Zita 1" and "El Pescador" was to be seen in new turquoise upper hull colour schemes. Previously both vessels had grey hulls with red painted rubbing bands.                
  

       

                            "NEW" COLOUR SCHEME
       

                             "OLD" COLOUR SCHEME
       


                          "NEW" COLOUR SCHEME
       

                         "OLD" COLOUR SCHEME
       


Pictured below on 7 November 2020 on the Saldanha Bay slipway is the octopus catcher "Derek 1" (left), together with the crayfish vessel "Tickey" (right), for general maintenance and a fresh layer of paint.        
       

                                        
"DEREK 1"
       

                                        
"TICKEY"
       

Pictured below on 7 November 2020 on the Saldanha Bay slipway masking tape is being applied as the upper hull of the "Derek 1" is being prepared for a fresh layer of blue paint.

       

             LATEST STERN TRAWLER MOVEMENTS

Pictured below on 5 November 2020 several hake stern trawlers were present in the Victoria Basin. Amongst the fleet home were "Beatrice Marine", "African Queen", "Okombahe", and "Isabella Marine" to mention just a few.


                                  
"AFRICAN QUEEN"   
        

                              
 
"BEATRICE MARINE"
        

                                 
 
"OKOMBAHE"
        

                                  
"ANDROMEDA"
        

                               
 
"AVRO WARRIOR"
           

                    RE-BUILDS, MAINTENANCE AND
                       ALTERATIONS IN PROGRESS

Pictured below on 5 November 2020 maintenance work was to be seen performed onboard the "Adelette", "Sea Pride II", "Isabella Marine", "Mpho" as well as "Kentucky". Let's have a closer look at proceedings.

Pictured below on the Cape Syncrolift a shipwright is seen here caulking the port side seams of the "Sea Pride II".

        

                                   
"SEA PRIDE II"
        

Pictured below the "Adelette" was to be seen berthed alongside the Collier Jetty once again after lengthy visit to the Cape Syncrolift over the past few weeks for new planks and caulking. However at the time, a raft was seen alongside the vessel in order for the
completion of a new bottom rubbing band.

        

                                        
"ADELETTE"
        

Pictured below in the Victoria Basin a welder was to be seen hanging overboard the stern area of the "Isabella Marine" in order to perform reparation work on the stern ramp.

        


                                      

             

                
      
                                  

                      

                                      
  
     
         

                        

  
               
         

                       

                            


          

                

  

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Pictured below alongside the Fish Market jetty this scenery reminds one of Kalk Bay as the "Mpho" is berthed perpendicular to the jetty, allowing the ship painters to paint either side of rubbing bands.

                   

Pictured below the ship painters are busy painting the fish hold coamings onboard the "Mpho".

       

 AT LAST, "LEONTINA MARIA" DISPLAYS A "CTA" NUMBER

Pictured below on 5 November 2020 alongside the East Quay the "Leontina Maria" was spotted displaying the area code "CTA 812" for the very first time, almost eleven months after the vessel was launched at Saldanha Bay.

       

Previously spotted during early October 2020, the red circle indicates the absence of the number as only the area code "CTA" appeared on the wheelhouse.

       

Pictured below on 5 November 2020 alongside the Fish Market jetty the rear walkway onboard the "Kentucky" is resting against the transom due to maintenance work being performed on the condensers mounted on the deck at the rear of the wheelhouse.

       

                                      
"KENTUCKY"
       

Pictured below on 5 November 2020 alongside the West Quay is
the neatly painted hake longliner "South West Condor" from Gansbaai, after a brief visit to the Cape Syncrolift recently.


       

Pictured below on 5 November 2020 is the Cape Town based tuna longliner "Atlantic Tuna", neatly painted in a fresh layer of paint.

       

    
     FISHING FLEET RESTING IN ALFRED BASIN

Pictured below on 5 November 2020 several fishing vessels were berthed alongside the East Quay. Amongst the fleet home were "Cape Challenger", "Tomren", "Comet", "South West Sea Hawk","Comet", "Sailfish", "Oceana Rocket", "Werkendam", "Ku-Ula" and "Santa Monica" to mention just a few.


       

  
"ABRAHAM T" (left); "SOUTH WEST SEA HAWK" (right)
       

                                     
"WESKUS II"
       

                                     
"TOMREN"
       

                                     
"KU-ULA"
        

Pictured below on 5 November 2020 from left to right is "Oceana Topaz", "Windhoek" and "Sailfish".

        

                                 
"WERKENDAM"
        

Pictured below on 5 November 2020 alongside the East Quay is neatly painted crayfish vessel "Impala", after a brief visit to the Quay Four slipway recently.

        

   "AVRO WARRIOR"  HEADS FOR TRAWLING GROUNDS

Pictured below on 5 November 2020 alongside South Arm, the linesmen are standing reading to retrieve the mooring lines on the bow area of the "Avro Warrior".

        
                      
        

              "PORTIA 1" HEADING FOR THE CAPE DOCKS

Pictured below on 5 November 2020 the South Coast lobster vessel "Portia 1" is seen here one nautical mile outside the entrance of the Cape Docks making way to South Arm on route from the lobster grounds off the Eastern Cape coastline. Besides a heavily smoking main engine, the pilot also had a tough time boarding the vessel due to an faulty rope ladder presented by the vessel at the time...

        
En dit laat Trawler Heritage nou wonder...die direkteure van die maatskappy aan wie hierdie skuit behoort ry tog nie met motorkarre wat rook nie, nog minder dra hulle skoene waarvan die skoenveters uitgetorring is, so hoekom is die kapitaaltoerusting wat aan hulle, hul rykdom verskaf, dan is so 'n gehawende toestand?

                    
GOOD-LUCK "AVRO WARRIOR"!

Pictured below on 5 November 2020 outside the Cape Docks the "Avro Warrior" is seen here making way to the trawling grounds in a stiff westerly breeze.

        

 
"ISABELLA MARINE"  HEADS FOR TRAWLING GROUNDS

Pictured below on 5 November 2020 the hake stern trawler "Isabella Marine" is seen here leaving the Victoria Basin on route to the trawling grounds.

        

                  
GOOD-LUCK "ISABELLA MARINE"!
        

             PELAGIESE SKUITE IN SALDANHABAAI

Afgeneem hieronder op 2 November 2020 in Saldanhabaai hawe is 'n seleksie van pelagiese skuite wat op daardie langs die kaaie
gelÍ het waaronder "Atlantic Endeavour", "Boetie Akie", "Gregory Justin", "Silver Galaxy", "Atlantic Enterprise" en "Adenia".


                          "ATLANTIC ENDEAVOUR"
       


                                       
"ADENIA"
        

                              
"GREGORY JUSTIN"
        

                                     
"BOETIE AKIE"
        

        

                           
"SILVER CHALLENGER"
        

                        
"ATLANTIC ENTERPRISE"
        

        

    
HAKE LONGLINERS RESTING AT SALDANHA BAY

Pictured below on 2 November 2020 three hake longliners were present at Saldanha Bay namely "Emerald", "Pakamani" and "Highland Queen".


                              
"HIGHLAND QUEEN"
        

                                        "PAKAMANI"

        

                                       
"EMERALD"
        

             
LATEST STERN TRAWLER MOVEMENTS

Pictured below on 2 November 2020 at Saldanha Bay four hake stern trawlers were present alongside the Sea Harvest jetty, namely "Harvest Kirstina", "Harvest Selina", "Harvest Atlantic Peace" and "Harvest Krotoa".

        

                               
 "HARVEST KROTOA"
        

                               
 "HARVEST KIRSTINA"
        

                              
 "HARVEST MZANZI"
        

            
                KREEFVLOOT IN 'n RY

Afgeneem hieronder op 2 November 2020 langs die Presidentskaai lÍ die kreefskuite langs mekaar vanwaar die vloot tans voorberei word vir die 2020/2021 kreefseisoen. Van buite na binne is "Silver Leader", "Ghoerieman" en "Irma".

        

        

    
KREEFSKUITE OP SALDANHABAAI SKEEPSHELLING
                                 
Afgeneem hieronder op 2 November 2020 op die Saldanhabaai skeepshelling was drie kreefskuite teenwoordig gewees waaronder "El Pescador", "Zita 1" en "Tickey".

                                     "EL PESCADOR"
  
        

                                         
"TICKEY"
        

Afgeneem hieronder op 2 November 2020 op die Saldanhabaai skeepshelling word die "Zita 1" se skroef-as getrek.

        

Afgeneem hieronder is die verf afgeskuur op die romp van die "Zita 1" om die kondisie van die kalfaat na te gaan.

        

Afgeneem hieronder op 2 November 2020 op die Saldanhabaai skeepshelling word rompplanke van die "Zita 1" op stuurboord uitgesny om vervang te word - die eerste keer in 39 jaar - dit vertel iets van die uitmuntende skeepstimmermanne wat destyds werksaam was in Luderitz.

        

Afgeneem hieronder op 2 November 2020 op die Saldanhabaai skeepshelling vertoon "Amalia" 'n skoon romp nadat 'n hoŽdrukspuit ingespan was.
 
        

         
PELAGIESE SKUITE IN SANDY POINT HAWE

Afgeneem hieronder op 2 November 2020 in Sandy Point hawe is 'n seleksie van pelagiese skuite wat op daardie langs die kaaie gelÍ het waaronder "Silver Dolphin", "Boetie Akie", "Annabelle Rose" en "Ebb Tide" om maar net 'n paar name te noem.


                              
"SILVER GALAXY" 
        

                                       
"SAMROCK"
        

Afgeneem hieronder van links na regs is "Gondo", "Harrier" en "Arizon II".

        

                                   
"STAR CREST"
        

              
"SECHABA" (binnekant); "VIVA" (buitekant)
        

                            
"ANNABELLE ROSE"
        

             
DIE LAASTE SIEN VAN "SANTA MONICA"


Afgeneem hieronder op 2 November 2020 op die Sandy Point skeepshelling is die laaste oorblyfsels van die "Santa Monica" se boeg wat bestaan uit staalplate wat gevul is met beton.

        

Afgeneem hieronder is die betonvulsel van die "Santa Monica" se boeg van naderby beskou, wat bestaan uit 'n mengsel van kleiner staalplaaitjies en beton.

        

Aangetoon hieronder met die rooi sirkel sal mens oplet dat daar selfs 'n skuitspyker in die beton vasgevang is.

        

   
GOEWERMENTSKAAI TEN VOLLE GEOKKUPEER


Afgeneem hieronder op 2 November 2020 langs die Goewermentskaai in Sandy Point lÍ die kaai vol skuite. Van voor na agter is "Boetie Bert", "Leontina Maria" en "Ruwekus", wat op daardie stadium besig was om net af te trek, terwyl die "Leontina Maria" 'n vrag stokvis afgelaai het.

        

   
"SANTA ISABEL" KRY ALWEER NUWE NAAMLETTERS  

     
Afgeneem hieronder op 2 November 2020 vertoon die "Santa Isabel" alweer nuwe naamletters, skaars 'n maand nadat die skuit nuwe naamplakkers vertoon het soos hieronder aangetoon word.

                    
"NUWE" GEVERFDE NAAMLETTERS
        


Afgeneem op 4 Oktober 2020 is die nuwe naamplakkers soos vertoon op die whaleback van die "Santa Isabel".
                           
        

Afgeneem hieronder op 2 November 2020 op die Sandy Point skeepshelling van links na regs is "Umfana", "Liam" en "Ukuloba".

        

                                     
"UMFANA"
        

                                          
"LIAM"
        

   
              "ATLANTIC LEADER" TREK NET AF 

     
Afgeneem hieronder op 2 November 2020 op Laaiplek word die "Atlantic Leader" se net afgetrek nadat die skuit vroeŽr gedurende die dag 'n gooi in die baai gaan maak het om die net skoon te kon was.


        

Afgeneem hieronder op 2 November 2020 op Laaiplek langs die kaai van Keyway Shipwright lÍ "Stormkop".

        

Afgeneem hieronder op 2 November 2020 op Laaiplek langs die kaai van Amawandle Pelagic lÍ "Vegkop".

        

Afgeneem hieronder op 2 November 2020 op Laaiplek by die  Keyway Shipwright skeepshelling word die "South West Falcon" voorberei vir die 2021 pelagiese seisoen.

        

   "BELLA PRIMA" GAAN MAAK 'n DRAAI IN HERMANUS
                                 
Afgeneem hieronder op 1 November 2020 in die Hermanus nuwehawe is 'n heel ongewone gesig om 'n pelagiese skuit afkomstig van die Weskus, raak te loop wat nie hierso is om sardyn te vang nie. Sover dit Trawler Heritage aanbetref is dit die heel eerste keer ooit dat die "Bella Prima" besoek aflÍ aan die Hermanus nuwehawe.

       

   
SALDANHABAAI SKEEPSHELLING STAAN VOL SKUITE!
                                 
Afgeneem hieronder op 1 November 2020 op die Saldanhabaai skeepshelling was 'n wye verskeidenheid skuite teenwoordig gewees waaronder pelagies, seekat, mossel, tuna en kreef. By name, "El Pescador", "Zita 1", "Mookoli", "Amalia", "Derek 1", "Tickey" en "Atlantic Enterprise".

          

                  "EL PESCADOR" (links); "ZITA 1" (regs)
          

                                              
"ZITA 1"
          

                      "DEREK 1" (links); "TICKEY" (regs)
          

                                        
"DEREK 1"
          

                              
"ATLANTIC ENTERPRISE"
          

            "STEENBOK 1" KOM GROET VIR OULAAS
                                 
Afgeneem hieronder op 30 Oktober 2020 langs die Vismark-kaai in die Kaapse Dokke lÍ die "Steenbok 1" aan die buitekant van die "Kentucky", vanwaar die skuit vanaf Saldanhabaai gevaar het ten einde die laaste doeane-formaliteite te kon afhandel, voordat die skuit vertrek het na Luderitz vir 'n nuwe eienaar.

        
  

Afgeneem hieronder is die Portnet sleepboot "Kite" met 'n loods aanboord oppad na die Vismark-kaai om die "Steenbok 1" te vergesel na die Doeanekaai.

        
 

Afgeneem hieronder verlaat die "Steenbok 1" die Vismark-kaai, oppad na die Doeanekaai.

        


        
   

Die foto hieronder sal waarskynlik die heel laaste foto wees wat geneem was van die "Steenbok 1" in Suid-Afrikaanse gebiedswaters, net voordat sy om die muur verdwyn het...
Ons groet jou vir eers, "Steenbok 1", mooi loop!

        

  
             "IMPALA" VISITS QUAY FOUR SLIPWAY

Pictured below on 30 October 2020 at the Quay Four slipway is the crayfish vessel "Impala" for general maintenance and a fresh layer of paint, not having participated in the 2019/2020 crayfish season.


                    

                
BUSY SCENES AT CAPE SYNCROLIFT

Pictured below on 29 October 2020, three fishing vessels were present on the Cape syncrolift namely, "South West Condor", "Sette Mari" and "Sea Pride II".

      "SOUTH WEST CONDOR"
(left); "SETTE MARI"
(right)
       

                   

Pictured below on 29 October 2020 the "Sette Mari" shines brightly once again, as the vessel is being prepared to start the 2021
pelagic season.


        

Pictured below on 29 October 2020 on the Cape syncrolift is the hake longliner "Sea Pride II" for new caulking and a fresh layer of paint.

        

Pictured below the cutlass brass is being inspected inside the stern tube of the "Sea Pride II".    

        

 
"SANDILE" AND "FEROX"  VISITS ROBINSON DRY-DOCK

Pictured below on 29 October 2020 two hake stern trawlers namely "Sandile" and "Ferox"  was to be seen docked inside the Robinson dry-dock for general maintenance and a fresh layer of paint.


                                          
"FEROX"
        

      
"RIVIERGANS" BLOWS OUT HER LAST BREATH

Pictured below on 29 October 2020 on the East Quay is the last remains of the "Riviergans" deadwood section with the stern tube and shaft now being ripped from it.

        

        
            RE-BUILDS, MAINTENANCE AND
                       ALTERATIONS IN PROGRESS

Pictured below on 29 October 2020 maintenance work was to be seen performed onboard the "Adelette", "Silverfern" as well as "Laverne". Let's have a closer look at proceedings.

Pictured below paint tins, buckets and mixing sticks are present on the East Quay as maintenance work are being performed onboard "Silverfern".


        

Pictured below rubbing strakes originating from the rubbingbands had been removed, painted and allowed to sun dry.

        

Pictured below is a new plywood bait box erected on the work deck of the "Silverfern".

        

                                   "SILVERFERN"
        

Pictured below onboard the "Laverne", scaffolding had been erected on the stern ramp in order for maintenance work to be performed.

        

Pictured below on 29 October 2020 alongside the Collier Jetty two rows of planking as well as a section of the bottom rubbing band was still missing from the port side of the "Adelette".

        

                                      "ADELETTE"
        

                  
LOS HOM, DAT HY SELF KAN SEIL!
                                 
Afgeneem hieronder op 29 Oktober 2020 vaar 'n vragskip vanuit Tafelbaai hawe met 'n seiljag op die dek vasgemaak, bestem vir
die uitvoermark.


        

                
LATEST STERN TRAWLER MOVEMENTS

Pictured below on 29 October 2020 several hake stern trawlers were present in the Victoria Basin. Amongst the fleet home were "Avro Warrior", "Lisinda", "Fuchsia", and "Foxglove" to mention just a few.


                                  
"AFRICAN QUEEN"
        

                                      
"LUDWANI"
        

                                       
"UMLOBI"
        

                                      
"FOXGLOVE"
        

                                       
"FUCHIA"
        

                                    
"OKOMBAHE"
        

                                      
"LEE ANNE"
        

Pictured below on 29 October 2020 alongside the Fishmarket jetty
is the hake longliner "Kentucky".


        

Pictured below on 29 October 2020 alongside the Collier jetty is "Abe Shapiro" (left) and "Chris Trautman" (right).

        

Pictured below on 29 October 2020 alongside the Collier jetty is the bare wheelhouse of the "Fiskorn" stripped from all valuables, as the vessel is now being prepared to be scrapped in due time.

        

        
          A VISITOR FROM THE ELLIOT BASIN


Pictured below on 29 October 2020 alongside the East Quay is the neatly painted "Rijger", having recently visited the Sandy Point slipway.


        

    
       
             
FISHING FLEET RESTING IN ALFRED BASIN

Pictured below on 29 October 2020 several fishing vessels were berthed alongside the East Quay. Amongst the fleet home were "Cape Challenger", "Tomren", "Comet", "South West Sea Hawk","Comet", "Sailfish", "Oceana Rocket", "Werkendam", "Ku-Ula" and "Allison" to mention just a few.


        

        

                               
"CONQUISTADOR"
        

                                       
"ARMANDO"
        

                         
"SOUTH WEST SEA HAWK"
        

                                      
"NEWLANDS"
        

                               
"OCEANA ROCKET"
        

                                        
"SAILFISH"
        

                               
"IMPALA" ON THE SLIP

Pictured below on 29 October 2020 on the Quay Four slipway is the crayfish vessel "Impala".


                    

             
"RIJGER" RETURNS TO ELLIOT BASIN

Pictured below on 29 October 2020 the "Rijger" is sailing through "The-Cut", on her way back to the Elliot Basin.

        
Trawler Heritage moet erken dat "Rijger" self 'n mooi skuit is met lyne en kurwes wat skrik vir niks nie, en dieselfde geld ook vir die "Kariba".

          
           "BERRGANS" OP SARDYN

Afgneem hieronder op 27 Oktober 2020 buitekant Hangklip is die "Berggans" besig om sardyne in die visruime te pomp, kort na sonsak.

               

                       "INTINI" OPPAD HUIS TOE
                                 
Afgeneem hieronder op 25 Oktober 2020 vaar die "Intini" Saldanhabaai hawe binne, oppad terug van die stokvisgronde.
      

           

        

                  
 "INTINI" SOEK 'n LÍ-PLEKKIE

Afgeneem hieronder op 25 Oktober 2020 nader die "Intini" die suidekant van die Presidentskaai in haar soeke na 'n geskikte aflaaiplek.

        

Afgeneem hieronder op 25 Oktober 2020 het die "Intini" 'n geskikte vasmaakplek gekry aan die suidekant van die Slipkaai.

        

 
       "BOETIE AKIE" EN "GREGORY JUSTIN" MAAK
                               KLAAR MET DIE SEISOEN

Afgeneem hieronder op 25 Oktober 2020 langs die Presidentskaai in Saldanha hel die "Boetie Akie" oor na bakboord vanweŽ haar net wat afgetrek is vir herstelwerk aan die einde van nog 'n lang, maar suksesvolle seisoen.

        

Afgeneem hieronder op 25 Oktober 2020 langs die Presidentskaai is die "Gregory Justin" se dromme op die wind-as verwyder vir instandhoudingswerk.

        

Afgeneem hieronder op 25 Oktober 2020 langs die Sea Harvest kaai word die vrag stokvis aanboord van die "Harvest Gavina" afgelaai.

        

Afgeneem hieronder op 25 Oktober 2020 langs die Presidentskaai is die erg vernielde romp van die Angolese vismeeldraer "Carlota II" wat nou al jare 'n gedeelte van die kaai beset vanwaar daar skynbaar geen toekoms meer is vir die skip nie.

        

                           
"AMALIA" OP DIE SLIP

Afgeneem hieronder op 25 Oktober 2020 lÍ die "Amalia" op die Saldanhabaai skeepshelling terwyl daar tans intensiewe aandag aan die skuit gegee word.

        

Afgeneem hieronder is die son verweerde stuurboordsy van die "Amalia". Wat presies die doel was van die u-bout op die boeg van die romp, weet nugter alleen.

        

        
"MOOKOLI" WEER TERUG OP DIE SLIP

Afgeneem hieronder op 25 Oktober 2020 lÍ die "Mookoli" op die Saldanhabaai skeepshelling vanwaar die skade aan die skuit se dubbelromp tans herstel word.

        

Afgeneem hieronder op 25 Oktober 2020 langs die Slipkaai op Saldanha is "Freedom" (links) en "Pakamani" (regs).

        

     
              LUSITANIA KREEFVLOOT IN 'n RY

Afgeneem hieronder op 25 Oktober 2020 langs die Presidentskaai lÍ die kreefskuite langs mekaar vanwaar die vloot tans voorberei word vir die 2020/2021 kreefseisoen. Van links na regs is "Tickey", "Mbambatha", "El Pescador" en "Zita 1".

        

                  
       GOOD-LUCK "MAKARIOS"!

Afgeneem hieronder op 24 Oktober 2020 op Gansbaai is die nuwe kreefskuit genaamd "Makarios" in afwagting vir die hooggety voordat die skuit ter water gelaat sou word. Die "Makarios" is gebou deur Andries Nowers op Gansbaai en is geskoei op die lyne van haar voorgangers waaronder "Atlantic Blessing", "Emily-Marie" en "Albatros".

        

       "ATLANTIC ENDEAVOUR"...NET BETYDS OM
                                    TE LAAT TE WEES...

Afgeneem hieronder op 23 Oktober 2020 vaar die "Atlantic Endeavour" op volspoed deur die hawe tydens 'n toetsvaart, kort nadat die skuit die Saldanhabaai skeepshelling verlaat het, vanwaar die skuit die grootste deel van die 2020 pelagiese seisoen onaktief vertoef het in Saldanhabaai weens allerlei probleme.

                     

                     
"AMALIA" OPPAD SLIP TOE

Afgeneem hieronder op 23 Oktober 2020 lÍ die "Amalia" langs die Slipkaai in Saldanhabaai in afwagting om die Saldanhabaai skeepshelling te besoek. Van hier af vorentoe sal alles moontlik gedoen word om die skuit weer seewaardig te maak.

          
                   
                    

   
VELE AKTIWITEITE OP SYNCHRONISEERHYSER

Afgeneem hieronder op 21 Oktober 2020 op die Synchroniseerhyser was drie vistreilers teenwoordig waaronder "Sette Mari", "Adelette" en "South West Condor" waarvan al drie skuite huidiglik en voorheen betrokke was in die pelagiese bedryf. In kort vertel dit 'n verhaal van ons pelagiese bedryf vanwaar die grootste pelagiese skuite gedurende die middel 1960's gemiddeld 65 voet lank was, was die grootste houtskuite teen die vroeŽ 1970's alreeds 85 voet lank gewees, waarna staalskuite van 100 voet en langer, met verloop van tyd in die pelagiese vloot ingebruik geneem was.

                                     "SETTE MARI"
        

                   

                                      "ADELETTE"
        

                             "SOUTH WEST CONDOR"
        

  
 'n "SMILEY-FACE" WAT KNIP-OOG VIR DIE KAMERA?

Afgeneem hieronder op 23 Oktober 2020 vertoon een van "Sette Mari" se wielhuisvensterknippies alte veel na 'n gesiggie wat glimlag vir die kamera...

        

     
"RIVIERGANS" RAISED TO THE SURFACE AGAIN

Pictured below on 21 October 2020 on the East Quay is the last remains of the "Riviergans" stern and bow after the lower hull was salvaged from the bottom of the harbour floor, having sunk alongside the jetty on 19 August.

        

        

Pictured below is the remains of the keel and keelson together with
a piece of the garboard and rabbit line still clearly visible, looking towards the deadwood construction.

        
As dit kom by garboards, keelsons, deadwoods, rabbit lines ensovoorts dink die meeste mense seker Trawler Heritage praat Grieks met hulle? Skuitbou-terminologiŽ wat met verloop van tyd heeltemal uitgesterf het. En so is daar diegene wat mens ook nog wil verhoed om vir oulaas hierdie vergete vakmanskap te mag ontleed, opmeet, te fotografeer en aantekeninge te maak. Vir wat? Van iets waarvan daar nie meer planne van bestaan nie? Van iets wat nooit weer gebou sal word nie? Gee net pad voor my, en raak ontslae van hierdie alewige geheimsinnigheid sodat Trawler Heritage kan doen wat niemand nog nooit voorheen wou doen vir die visbedryf nie.

Pictured below is the shaft together with stern tube still fixed to the deadwood.

        

Pictured below is a 1" copper bolt sawn flush with the rest of the keel assembly it's holding in place, to be sold for cash, whatever it may
be worth.


         

Pictured below is a 1" stainless steel bolts once used for holding the bow's knee in place...this time around seemingly worthless compared to all the copper bolts which was sawn out of the keel assembly.

         


                
LATEST STERN TRAWLER MOVEMENTS

Pictured below on 21 October 2020 several hake stern trawlers were present in the Victoria Basin. Amongst the fleet home were "Avro Warrior", "Lisinda", "Fuchsia", and "Foxglove" to mention just a few.


                                  
"AVRO WARRIOR"
        

                                       
"FUCHSIA"
        

                                      
"FOXGLOVE"
        

                                         
"BORONIA"
        

                                       
"REALEKA"
        

                                          
"LISINDA"
        

       
     NEW COLOUR SCHEME FOR "LUDWANI"

Pictured below on 21 October 2020 alongside Souh Arm the hake side trawler "Ludwani" is now featuring a new blue hull colour scheme from it's previous black hull colour scheme.

                         "NEW" COLOUR SCHEME
  
        

                          
"OLD" COLOUR SCHEME
         


                
GOOD-LUCK "CAPE CHALLENGER"!


Pictured below on 21 October 2020 the shark longliner "Cape Challenger" is seen here leaving the Cape Docks on route to the fishing grounds. However, shortly after these photos were taken the "Cape Challenger" had to return to port due to an electrical fault onboard.


        

        

     
FISHING FLEET RESTING ALONGSIDE COLLIER JETTY

Pictured below on 21 October 2020 several fishing vessels were berthed alongside the Collier Jetty. Amongst the fleet home were "Mpho", "Chris Trautman", "Abe Shapiro", "Vlaeberg", "Malagas II" and "Tina".


                                     
"VLAEBERG
"
        

                                        "MALAGAS II
"
        

                                       "SEA PRIDE II
"
           

Pictured below on 21 October 2020 alongside the Collier Jetty is the "Kariba" neatly painted, having returned back home from the Sandy Point slipway recently.

        

Pictured below on 21 October 2020 alongside the East Quay from left to  right is "Comet", "South West Sea Hawk", "Allison", "Oceana Rocket" and "Oceana Topaz".

        

             
KAAPSTAD SE NUUTSTE ROOILIG-DISTRIK?


Afgeneem hieronder op 21 Oktober 2020 brand "Sette Mari" se portside liggie helder tydens sonsak.

        

En so terwyl die donkerte al hoe nader kruip is dit eers weer tyd om die skuite te groet en bonks te gaan vat, mŰre sal ons weer 'n dag kan beleef saam met die trotste vissersvloot ter wÍreld. Nag julle skuite.


        

         "BENYAMI" SE NAAM SAL BLY VOORTLEEF

Afgeneem hieronder op 20 Oktober 2020 op Saldanhabaai is die een enkele naambord wat nog behoue gebly het serdertdien die "Benyami" onlangs herhoop is tot "Zita 1". Hierdie naambord sal voortaan pryk in die S.A. Visserye Museum op Laaiplek tesame met 'n replika van die "Benyami" vir komende geslagte.

  

  
          "SETTE MARI" EN "SOUTH WEST CONDOR"  
                                OP DIE SYNCROLIFT

Afgeneem hieronder op 20 Oktober 2020 synchroniseerhyser was "Sette Mari" sowel as "South West Condor" teenwoordig gewees vir algemene herstelwerk en 'n vars laag verf. Met die 2020 pelagiese seisoen wat nou sy laaste stuiptrekkings begin gee, was die "Sette Mari" se tydsberekening vir haar besoek, in die kol gewees.


                                     
"SETTE MARI"
        

                           
"SOUTH WEST CONDOR"     
        

              NUUTSTE VORDERING OP
"ADELETTE"

Afgeneem hieronder op 20 Oktober 2020 is talle nuwe rye planke
op die bakboordsy van die "Adelette" te siene wat tans op die synchroniseerhyser herstel word.


          

   
"SANDILE" AND "FEROX"  VISITS ROBINSON DRY-DOCK

Pictured below on 20 October 2020 two hake stern trawlers namely "Sandile" and "Ferox"  was to be seen docked inside the Robinson dry-dock for general maintenance and a fresh layer of paint.


                                       
"SANDILE"
        

           
LATEST STERN TRAWLER MOVEMENTS

Pictured below on 20 October 2020 several hake stern trawlers were present in the Victoria Basin. Amongst the fleet home were "Casablanca", "Lisinda", "Okombahe", and "Isabella Marine" to mention just a few.


                                  
"CASABLANCA"
        

                                         
"LISINDA"
        

                                   
"AVRO WARRIOR"
         

                                 
"ISABELLA MARINE"
         

                                     
"OKOMBAHE"
         

Pictured below on 20 October 2020 alongside the Collier Jetty from left to right is "Sea Pride II", "Kariba", "Malagas II" and "Tina".

         

            
FISHING FLEET RESTING IN ALFRED BASIN

Pictured below on 20 October 2020 several fishing vessels were berthed alongside the East Quay. Amongst the fleet home were "Cape Challenger", "Tomren", "Comet", "South West Sea Hawk","Comet", "Sailfish", "Oceana Rocket", "Werkendam", "Ku-Ula" and "Allison" to mention just a few.


                                
            "KU-ULA"
         

                             
"CAPE CHALLENGER"
         

                                        
"TOMREN"
         

                             
"OCEANA ROCKET"
         

Pictured below on 20 October 2020 armed with a silicon gun in the hand, the wheelhouse windows onboard the "Oceana Rocket" are being sealed.

         

Pictured below on 20 October 2020 alongside the East Quay from left to right is "Blue Dolphin", "Allison" and "Oceana Rocket".

         

                           
"SOUTH WEST SEA HAWK"
         

                          GOOD-LUCK "DONETTE"!

Afgeneem hieronder langs die Tallie Marine kaai in Sandy Point hawe is die dubbelromp tjokkaskuit genaamd "Donette" wat op 19 Oktober 2020 ter water gelaat is. Die "Donette" is die derde dubbelromp tjokkaskuit wat gebou is deur Tallie Marine.

         

            "BENYAMI" WORD HERDOOP TOT "ZITA 1"

Afgeneem hieronder op 18 Oktober 2020 op Saldanhabaai is die voormalige Oceana kreefskuit "Benyami" wat nou herdoop is tot "Zita 1" vanwaar die skuit onlangs deur 'n nuwe eienaar oorgekoop is. Dit is die tweede keer dat die naam "Zita" toegeken word aan 'n Suid-Afrikaanse vistreiler. Die oorspronklike "Zita" was van Struisbaai afkomstig en was gereeld te siene gewees vanwaar hulle Vaalhaaie met langlyne gevang het vanuit Gansbaai gedurende die vroeŽ 1990's.

                

                         KREEFSKUITE OP 'n RY

Afgeneem hieronder op 18 Oktober 2020 op Saldanhabaai van links na regs is "Silver Leader", "Ghoerieman", "Derek 1" en "Irma".

        

Afgeneem hieronder op 18 Oktober 2020 op Saldanhabaai word die "Highland Queen" omring deur kreefskuite waaronder "Steenbok 1" en "Jenny Anne".

        

Afgeneem hieronder op 18 Oktober 2020 op Saldanhabaai word "Steenbok 1" se dae nou min, vanwaar sy binnekort deel gaan word van die Namibiese kreefvloot.

        

Afgeneem hieronder op 18 Oktober 2020 op Saldanhabaai is 'n verweerde katrol wat al dun afgeslyt is deur die "Gregory Justin" se kapdraad.
     
        

        "GREGORY JUSTIN"
(links); "BOETIE AKIE" (regs)
        

                    "SILVER CHALLENGER"
(links);
                  "ATLANTIC ENTERPRISE"
(regs)
        

Afgeneem hieronder op 18 Oktober 2020 op Saldanhabaai rus die "Marquerite" op haar mooring.

        

       "MOOKOLI" HALF-GESINK
LANGS SLIPKAAI

Afgeneem hieronder op 18 Oktober 2020 langs die Slipkaai in Saldanhabaai lÍ die "Mookoli" half gesink met oorstroomde rompe vol water nadat die skuit se romp onlangs beskadig is nadat in Peperbaai op die wal uitgespoel het.

        

Afgeneem hieronder op 18 Oktober 2020 op die Saldanhabaai skeepshelling is "Atlantic Endeavour" (voor) en "Tiyalina" (agter).

        

                                         "TIYALINA"
        

           
"MALACHITE" EN "HARVEST GEORGINA"
                               WAG VIR DIE SLIP

Afgeneem hieronder op 18 Oktober 2020 langs die Slipkaai in Saldanhabaai wag beide die "Malachite" sowel as "Harvest Georgina" vir 'n beurt om die Saldanhabaai skeepshelling te besoek.

                                 
"MALACHITE"
        

        

                           
"HARVEST GEORGINA"
        

        

             "STORMGANS" WAG VIR AFLAAIBEURT

Afgeneem hieronder op 17 Oktober 2020 in die Gansbaai ouhawe lÍ die volgelaaide "Stormgans" vir haar aflaaibeurt by Gansbaai Marine.

       


Afgeneem hieronder op 17 Oktober 2020 onder die aflaaipompe van Gansbaai Marine word die laaste paar ton Ansjovis nog uit "Wafra" se agterste hold gesuig.

        

Afgeneem hieronder op 17 Oktober 2020 op Gansbaai van links na regs is "Wildegans II", "Berggans" en "Kolgans".

        

                   
DIE ROOI FERRARI BLINK WEER!

Afgeneem hieronder op 17 Oktober 2020 in die Gansbaai ouhawe blink die "Sao Gabriel" weer in die son nadat die skuit onlangs oorgespyker was op die Gansbaai skeepshelling.

        

Afgeneem hieronder op 17 Oktober 2020 op die Gansbaai skeepshelling is 'n laag stopverf aangewend op die laer romp van die "Baby Ronald".

        

Afgeneem hieronder op 17 Oktober 2020 op Gansbaai is die
aas-skuit "Umfondini".


         

Afgeneem hieronder op 17 Oktober 2020 op Gansbaai is die kreefskuit "Emily-Marie".

         

            
         DIE "GANSE" GAAN SEE TOE!

Afgeneem hieronder op 17 Oktober 2020 is 'n seleksie van fotos van die "ganse" se uitvaart see toe om Ansjovis te gaan vang.
 
                               "SILVER SNAPPER"
   
         

                                  
       "WAFRA"
         

                                     
"BERGGANS"
         

                       
         

                                      
"VLEIGANS"
         

                                     
"KOLGANS"
         

         

                                 
"WILDEGANS II"
         

                                   
"STORMGANS"
         

                                      
"RIETGANS II"
         

         

                                     
"BERGGANS"
         

         

         
      

   "RACHEL" BESOEK PORT NOLLOTH SKEEPSHELLING

Afgeneem hieronder op 16 Oktober 2020 op die Port Nolloth skeepshelling staan die diamantskuit genaamd "Rachel" afkomstig van Luderitz.

        

               
"SANDVELD III" SLUIT HAAR AAN BY
                    PORT NOLLOTH DIAMANTVLOOT


Afgeneem hieronder op 16 Oktober 2020 op Port Nolloth is die voormalige tunapaal skuit "Sandveld III" wat nou deel vorm van die diamantvloot wat werksaam is vanuit Port Nolloth.

       

                      "RENJA" LEWER VOORADE AF

Afgeneem hieronder op 16 Oktober 2020 lewer die "Renja" voorade af aan 'n wagtende ertsdraer in Saldanhabaai.

      

          "GEO SEARCHER" SINK BY GOUGH EILAND

Die Ovenstone kreefskuit, die 226 voet "Geo Searcher", het op 15 Oktober 2020 by Gough Eiland gesink nadat die skuit vermoedelik 'n rots getref het en die masjienkamer geoorstroom het. Ten tyde van die voorval was vier van die "Geo Searcher" se chukkies ontplooi gewees vanwaar die skuit besig was om kreef te gevang het. Al 62 bemanningslede waaronder 47 Suid-Afrikaners en 4 NamibiŽrs het veilig aanboord die reddingsvlotte gegaan waarna die chukkies die reddingsvlotte op sleeptou geneem het na Transvaalbaai, waar die bemande Suid-Afrikaanse weerstasie op Gough Eiland gestasioneer is. Die "Geo Searcher" se bemanning sal hier geakkomodeer word in afwagting op die "S.A. Agulhas II" wat tans oppad is na Gough Eiland om die bemanning te gaan oppik. Alhoewel die "Gea Searcher" in Belize geregistreer was, was sy gereeld te siene gewees in die Kaapse Dokke oor die afgelope aantal jare vanwaar die skuit voorbereidings getref het vir kreefvangste rondom die kusstreke van Gough en Tristan da Cunha Eilande.

        
Geneem vanuit die Trawler Heritage argief is die "Geo Searcher" gedurende Julie 2019 in die Alfred Basin, kort nadat dit die Robinson-droogdok verlaat het.

Afgeneem hieronder lÍ twee van die vier chukkies op die "Geo Searcher" se agterdek tussen die kreeffuike wat gebruik was tydens die reddingsoperasie.

        

                       "LEAH" OPPAD TERUG SEE TOE

Afgeneem hieronder op 13 Oktober 2020 verlaat die diamantskuit "Leah" die Port Nolloth skeepshelling vanwaar die skuit op 14 September uit die water gehaal was vir algemene herstelwerk en 'n vars laag verf.

    

                       "RENJA" OP VOLLE VAART

Afgeneem hieronder op 12 Oktober 2020 vaar die "Renja" volspoed vanuit Saldanhabaai hawe.

    

                      "NANJA" OP 'n DUIK-MISSIE

Afgeneem hieronder op 11 Oktober 2020 wieg die "Nanja" langs 'n ertsdraer langs die Ertskaai in Saldanhabaai vanwaar 'n span duikers besig was met duikwerk onder die skip se romp.

         

Afgeneem hieronder word die "Nanja" feitlik verdwerg deur 'n "berg staal" op haar bakboord.

                     

                                             "NANJA"
        

                   
"MALACHITE" EN "TIYALINA"
                               WAG VIR DIE SLIP

Afgeneem hieronder op 11 Oktober 2020 langs die Presidentskaai in Saldanhabaai wag beide die "Malachite" sowel as "Tiyalina" vir 'n beurt om die Saldanhabaai skeepshelling te besoek.

                                 
"MALACHITE"
        

                                         
"TIYALINA"
        

Afgeneem hieronder op 11 Oktober 2020 langs die Presidentskaai is die stokvislanglyn skuit "Intini".

        

Afgeneem hieronder op 11 Oktober 2020 langs die Sea Harvest kaai is "Harvest Lindiwe" (links) en "Harvest Selina" (regs).

        

          
                  KREEFSKUITE OP 'n RY

Afgeneem hieronder op 11 Oktober 2020 op Saldanhabaai lÍ drie kreefskuite langs mekaar waaronder "Mbambatha", "Tickey" en "Jenny Anne".

        

        

Afgeneem hieronder op 11 Oktober 2020 op Saldanhabaai van buite na binne lÍ "Ghoerieman", "Derek 1" en "Irma".

        

                                    
"EL PESCADOR"
         

             "MOOKOLI" HALF-GESINK
LANGS SLIPKAAI

Afgeneem hieronder op 11 Oktober 2020 langs die Slipkaai in Saldanhabaai lÍ die "Mookoli" half gesink met oorstroomde rompe vol water nadat die skuit se romp onlangs beskadig is nadat in Peperbaai op die wal uitgespoel het.

         

        "FREEDOM" - HIER VAT DIE MANNE STOKKE


Afgeneem hieronder op 11 Oktober 2020 Saldanhabaai is daar vyf tunapaal-houers gemonteer aan die handreŽlings voor die wielhuis se deur...moontlik 'n teken van 'n skipper met uitsonderlike
"multi-task" vermoŽns?

         

Afgeneem hieronder is die res van die crew se tunapaal stokke vasgebind aan die skuit se maspaal.

         

Afgeneem hieronder op 11 Oktober 2020 op die Saldanhabaai skeepshelling is die stokvistreiler "Harvest Gavina" vir algemene herstelwerk en 'n vars laag verf.

         

               "CRESTED TERN" IN 'n SUID-OOSTE BRIES

Afgeneem hieronder op 11 Oktober 2020 in Saldanhabaai vaar die Portnet sleepboot "Crested Tern" verby in 'n fris suid-ooste bries.

        
Nie dat Trawler Heritage enige belangstelling het in sleepbote nie, maar net gedink dit sal 'n mooi foto maak...

                  "I DO" IN 'n SUID-OOSTE BRIES

Afgeneem hieronder op 10 Oktober 2020 op Saldanhabaai vaar die stokvislanglyn skuit "I Do" uit die baai in 'n fris suid-ooste bries.

          

Afgeneem hieronder op 10 Oktober 2020 op die Saldanhabaai skeepshelling is die "Atlantic Endeavour" (voorgrond) en die "Harvest Georgina" (agtergrond).

   

          DIE ONDERBAAIERS SKUIL IN ROMANSBAAI

Afgeneem hieronder op 7 Oktober 2020 lÍ talle pelagiese skuite op anker in Romansbaai vanwaar 30 skuite vanaf verskeie Weskushawens na die Gansbaai omgewing geloop het, hoopvol om met 'n vrag Ansjovis te kon terugkeer huis toe. Van links na regs hieronder is "Oceana Neptune", "Alert III", "Oceana Mercury, "Oceana Pegasus" en "Star Crest".

         

         

         

              
 "RUWEKUS" (links); "ARANOS" (regs)
         

                              "OCEANA NEPTUNE"
         

       
 "LISA ANN" (binnekant); "SECHABA" (buitekant)
         

        
 "OCEAN BLUE" (agter); "EMILY-MARIE" (voor)
         

Afgeneem hieronder op 7 Oktober 2020 lÍ die "Atlantic Enterprise" langs Gansbaai Marine se aflaaikaai.

         

     "SAO GABRIEL" BLINK WEER SOOS 'n ROOI FERRARI

Afgeneem hieronder op 7 Oktober 2020 op die Gansbaai skeepshelling blink die "Sao Gabriel" weer namate instandinghoudingswerk op die skuit verrig word.

         

       "WILDE-WILLEMIEN" SOEK VIS BY DIE KELDERS

Afgeneem hieronder op 7 Oktober 2020 buitekant Die Kelders fynkam die "Wildekus" die see vir enige teken van goedters met sterte...

         

       "UMZABALAZO" VISITS ROBINSON DRY-DOCK

Pictured below on 6 October 2020 the hake stern trawler "Umzabalazo" is seen here docked inside the Robinson dry-dock
for general maintenance and a fresh layer of paint.

        

    
            BUSY SCENES ON CAPE SYNCROLIFT

Pictured below on 6 October 2020 a ship welder is busy welding a new steel plate into the transom corner of the hake side trawler "Ludwani".

        

Pictured below on 6 October 2020 the radar were absent from the radar stand on the wheelhouse roof of the "Ludwani".

        

                                      
"LUDWANI"
        

                                
"AUKWATOWA"
        
Nie dat Trawler Heritage enigsins nou 'n sleepboot aanhanger is nie, maar siende dat die "Aukwatowa" van "Port Jolly" afkomstig is, sal ons haar so bietjie blootstelling gee hier op die kanaal van Trawlkampioene.

Pictured below on 6 October 2020 on the Cape syncrolift the shipwrights are still busy replacing hull planks on both port side of
the tuna pole vessel "Adelette".


        

                                      
"ADELETTE"   
        

  
"MPHO" ANCHOR CHAIN SHACKLE TURNS "TURTLE"

Pictured below on 6 October 2020 on the Collier jetty a crewmember from the "Mpho" is seen here loosening the shackle on the anchor chain in order for the anchor to be taken away for refurbishment.


        

    
FISHING FLEET RESTING ALONGSIDE COLLIER JETTY

Pictured below on 6 October 2020 several fishing vessels were berthed alongside the Collier Jetty. Amongst the fleet home were "Mpho", "Chris Trautman", "Abe Shapiro", "Kentucky", "Malagas II" and "Tina".


                                         
"MPHO"
        

                                     
"KENTUCKY"
        

                                             
"TINA"
        

                                
"CHRIS TRAUTMAN"
        

                                     
"ABE SHAPIRO"
        

          "
FISKORN" NAMEPLATES GONE MISSING

Pictured below on 6 October 2020 alongside the Collier jetty the red circle indicates that the nameplates on the whaleback of the "Fiskorn" had been removed as the vessel is now being prepared
to be scrapped in due time.


        

Pictured below on 6 October 2020 in the Alfred Basin the bow of the sunken vessel "Riviergans" protrudes the water surface as attempts to rise the scrapped vessel, are once again under way.

        

           
FISHING FLEET RESTING IN ALFRED BASIN

Pictured below on 6 October 2020 several fishing vessels were berthed alongside the East Quay. Amongst the fleet home were "Armando", "Abraham T", "Comet", "South West Sea Hawk",
"Comet", "Sailfish", "Oceana Topaz", "Werkendam", "Ku-Ula" and "Santa Monica" to mention just a few.


        

        

    
"SOUTHERN CROSS" (left); "SANTA MONICA" (right)
        

                                
"CONQUISTADOR"
                   

Pictured below on 6 October 2020 from left to right is "Comet", "Abraham T" and "South West Sea Hawk".

        

                                         
"COMET"
        

                                       
"COMET"
        

          
"ABRAHAM T" FOAM PARTY IN PROGRESS!

Pictured below on 6 October 2020 foam was to be seen all over the deck of the "Abraham T" as the crew was washing the work deck and fish sorting boxes in preparation for an upcoming fishing trip.

        

Pictured below on 6 October 2020 from left to right is "Allison", "Oceana Rocket" and "Blue Dolphin".

        

Pictured below on 6 October 2020 from left to right is "Werkendam", "Ku-Ula" and "Armando".

        

                                  
"WERKENDAM"
        

                
"KU-ULA" (left); "ARMANDO" (right)
        

        

Pictured below on 6 October 2020 from left to right is "Oceana Topaz", "Sailfish" and "Windhoek".

        

                           
"SOUTH WEST PETREL"
        

      VOLMAAN KOM UIT BOKANT DUINEVELDBERGE


Afgeneem hieronder op 5 Oktober 2020 oppad terug baai toe, verrys die volmaan oor die Duineveldberge met Gansbaai se liggies op die voorgrond.

                

Afgeneem hieronder op 5 Oktober 2020 arriveer die "Berggans" in Gansbaai nuwehawe met 'n vrag Ansjovis aanboord.

        


         NEW MTU POWER FOR "SOUTH WEST CONDOR"


Pictured below on 5 October 2020 at the Elliot Basin in the Cape Docks, a new 12 cylinder MTU main engine is seen here being rigged into position onboard the Gansbaai hake longliner "South West Condor".

                 

Pictured below the engine is being lowered into the fish hold, from where is will be rigged into position via a opening cut through the engine room partition.

                 

                 

   
         "SAO GABRIEL" WORD OORGESPYKER

Afgeneem hieronder op 5 Oktober 2020 op die Gansbaai skeepshelling word die "Sao Gabriel" oorgespyker, terwyl nuwe dekplanke terselfde tyd ook toegevoeg word bo-op die werksdek.

                      

                   

            BUSY SCENES ON SANDY POINT SLIPWAY

Pictured below on 4 October 2020 two tuna pole vessels, "Atlantic Hunter" and "Nicolette" were present for their annual refits.


                                 "ATLANTIC HUNTER"
   
          

                    

                                     
 "NICOLETTE"
        

Afgeneem hieronder op 4 Oktober 2020 op die Sandy Point skeepshelling is die laaste oorblyfsels van die "Santa Monica" se enjinkamer area namate die skuit tans gesloop word.

        

    
         NUWE NAAMPLAKKERS VIR "SANTA ISABEL" 
     
Afgeneem hieronder op 4 Oktober 2020 in Sandy Point hawe vertoon die diamantskuit "Santa Isabel" nuwe naamplakkers op haar whaleback.


                             
"NUWE" NAAMPLAKKERS
        

                              
"OU" NAAMPLAKKERS
    

                                
"SANTA ISABEL"
        

Afgeneem hieronder op 4 Oktober 2020 in Sandy Point hawe van links na regs is "Arizon II", "Harrier" en "Gondo".

        
 
                                      
"ARIZON II"
                    

          
NUWE WATERLYNMERKE VIR "HARRIER" 

     
Afgeneem hieronder op 4 Oktober 2020 in Sandy Point hawe vertoon die "Harrier" nuwe waterlynmerke op haar agterstewe soos aangedui met die rooi sirkel.


         

            
"JAKKIE V" NOU
FINAAL OOR DIE MUUR? 
     
Afgeneem hieronder op 4 Oktober 2020 in Sandy Point hawe staan die onaktiewe kreefskuit "Jakkie V" nou op 'n sleepwa op droeŽ grond nadat die skuit se bakboordsy erg verniel het tydens die gepaardgaande winterstorms van 2020.



         

Afgeneem hieronder op 4 Oktober 2020 in Sandy Point hawe is twee kreefskuite naamlik "Biskop 1" en "Debnal".

                                          "BISKOP 1"
         

                                           "DEBNAL"
         

               
 DIE KORMORANTE SE EIE "RUBY" EILAND

     
Afgeneem hieronder op 4 Oktober 2020 in Sandy Point hawe is talle Kormorantneste te sien op die stuurboordsy van die onaktiewe pelagiese skuit "Oceana Ruby".


         

Afgeneem hieronder op 4 Oktober 2020 in Sandy Point hawe is 'n oopgebuigde handreŽling op die "Bella Prima" se whaledeck. VanweŽ die feit dat die verf afgesplinter is, is 'n aanduiding dat dit baie onlangs plaas gevind het.

         

        
SUID-ORANJE PELAGIESE VLOOT BY DIE HUIS

     
Afgeneem hieronder op 4 Oktober 2020 aan die noordekant van die Suid-Oranje kaai van links na regs is "Ruwekus", "Paraclete", "Sechaba" en "Lisa Ann".

         

                 PELAGIESE VLOOT RUS IN SANDY POINT

     
Afgeneem hieronder op 4 Oktober 2020 in Sandy Point hawe was talle pelagiese skuite teenwoordig waaronder "Bella Prima", "Wildekus", "Antonie W II", "Ebb Tide", "Boetie Akie" en "Sette Mari" om maar net 'n paar te noem.


         

         
 
"ANNABELLE ROSE" (links); "SAMROCK" (regs)  
         
     
                                      
"DOLOREZE"
         

                                         
"EBB TIDE"
         

                                
"ANTONIE W II"
         

          
"KAVALIER" (links); "GREGORY JUSTIN" (regs)
         

Afgeneem hieronder van links na regs is "Silver Bounty", "Sette Mari" en "Silver Challenger".

         

                                    
"BELLA PRIMA"
         

          
"GREGORY JUSTIN" (links); "KAVALIER" (regs)
         

Afgeneem hieronder op 4 Oktober 2020 in Sandy Point hawe vertoon die "Silver Katonkel" nog 'n skoon romp vanwaar die skuit tot onlangs nog versien was by Keyway Shipwright op Laaiplek.

          

                                         
"WILDEKUS"
          

          

                             
"SILVER DOLPHIN"
          

                          "SILVER KATONKEL" (buite);
                      "ATLANTIC ENTERPRISE"
(binne)

          

          
"ELOMI" WYS HAAR LETSELS VAN OORLOG

Afgeneem hieronder op 4 Oktober 2020 is erg verweerde bakboordsy van die "Elomi" na 'n lang 2020 pelagiese seisoen tot dusver.


          

                                            
"ELOMI"
                

       
                   
                        
DIE SKUITE GAAN SEE TOE!

Afgeneem hieronder op 4 Oktober 2020 is 'n seleksie van
'n handjievol skuite wat vanuit Sandy Point hawe vertrek om Ansjovis te gaan soek waaronder "Dagbreek", "Gregory Justin", "Doloreze", "Elomi", "Bella Prima" en "Antonie W II".


                                        "DAGBREEK
"
          

                                             "ELOMI
"
          

          

                                 "GREGORY JUSTIN
"    
          

          "ELOMI
" EN 'n ERTSDRAER OP DIE HORISON
          

                              "DOLOREZE
" SKOP WEG
          


          
Met rook van voor en rook van agter beteken dit net een ding,
hier is 'n gebraaiery onder die shelterdeck aan die gang...


                                         "DOLOREZE
"
          

Afgeneem hieronder staan "Doloreze" se crewmanne op die agterstewe, hoopvol vir 'n paar vissies in die hold vanaand.

          

                                     
"ANTONIE W II"
          

"MOOKOLI" WORD GEKOU DEUR PEPERBAAI SE KLIPPE

Afgeneem hieronder op 4 Oktober 2020 op die Saldanhabaai skeepshelling is die erg beskadigde dubbelrompglasvesel akwakultuurskuit "Mookoli", nadat die skuit onlangs van haar mooring los gebreek het, en in Peperbaai op die wal uitgespoel het.

        
Julle onthou nog die "Namutoni" insident? - Presies dieselfde storie wat homself herhaal het.


        

        

        

   SALDANHABAAI SKEEPSHELLING BAKKIE FLENTERS


Afgeneem hieronder op 4 Oktober 2020 op die Saldanhabaai skeepshelling is die laaste oorblyfsels van die voormalige
blou-bakkie wat die skeepshellingpersoneel altyd gebruik het.


        

   SALDANHABAAI SKEEPSHELLING SE NUWE BAKKIE!

Afgeneem hieronder op 4 Oktober 2020 op die Saldanhabaai skeepshelling staan die plaasvervanger bakkie wat die skeepshellingpersoneel voortaan gaan gebruik.

        

Afgeneem hieronder op 4 Oktober 2020 op Saldanhabaai keer die akwakultuurskuit "Southern Cross" terug huis toe nadat diens verrig was op die mosselplase.


        

            "SOUTHERN BELLE" WORD VERSIEN OP
                   SALDANHABAAI SKEEPSHELLING


Afgeneem hieronder op 4 Oktober 2020 op die Saldanhabaai skeepshelling word intensiewe aandag gegee aan die romp van die "Southern Belle", met skuitverwers op stuurboord en sweisers op bakboord.


        

        

Afgeneem hieronder op 4 Oktober 2020 is 'n span sweisers van Hesper Engineering besig om die staalplaat wat vanuit die "Southern Belle" se romp gesny was, ten einde toegang tot die enjinkamer te verkry, weer toe te sweis.

        

Afgeneem hieronder op 4 Oktober 2020 op die Saldanhabaai skeepshelling is die bakboord boeg area van die "Atlantic Endeavour" oortrek met stopverf ten einde die romp waterdig te maak.

        

           "BENYAMI" ARRIVEER IN SALDANHABAAI


Afgeneem hieronder op 4 Oktober 2020 op Saldanhabaai is die voormalige Oceana kreefskuit "Benyami", nadat die skuit vroeŽr gedurende oggend vanaf Lambertsbaai gearriveer het na haar nuwe tuiste. Na aanleiding van die skuit se huidige kondisie soos weerspieŽl in die fotos hieronder was dit ook net betyds gewees...


        

Aangetoon hieronder met die rooi sirkel is daar geen teken meer van die skuit se Furuno radar nie...

        

Afgeneem hieronder is 'n gebreekte fairlead op die "Benyami" se agterstewe...dit vertel die hele storie.

        
Trawler Heritage weet van crewmanne wat oor die vermoŽ beskik om spoorstawe te kan buig...gee hul net die regte oomblik.

              
"HIGHLAND QUEEN" SE NAAMBORDE
                              TERUG OP HUL PLEK!


Afgeneem hieronder op 4 Oktober 2020 op Saldanhabaai is word die "Highland Queen" se naamborde weer vertoon op die whaleback se handreŽlings nadat dit soos voorheen berig is op 14 Augustus 2020 afwesig was vanaf die skuit.   

        

Voorheen gesien op 14 Augustus 2020 toon die rooi sirkel aan dat die "Highland Queen" se naamborde op die whaleback
verwyder is namate instandhoudingswerk verrig is op die skuit.

        

                               
"HIGHLAND QUEEN"
        

            
NUWE NAAMPLAKKERS VIR "FREEDOM" 
     
Afgeneem hieronder op 4 Oktober 2020 langs die Slipkaai in Saldanhabaai lÍ die tunapaal skuit "Freedom" wat tot onlangs nog op die skeepshelling versien was met onder andere nuwe naamplakkers op haar whaleback.

        
       
                            
"NUWE" NAAMPLAKKERS
        

                            
"OU" NAAMPLAKKERS
     

              SKUITVERWERS VERWAR HULSELF

Afgeneem hieronder op 4 Oktober 2020 op Saldanhabaai toon die rooi sirkel aan dat "PE" ook nou pryk op die "Steenbok 1" se ringboeie, wat inderwaarheid nou geen betekenis meer het nie, aangesien die skuit voortaan vanuit Luderitz gaan werk.

        

        
Met geskrifte soos die op 'n skuit se gat is dit genoeg ammunisie om enige skuitverwer te verwar...

     
NUWE WIND-AS KLEURSKEMA VIR "STEENBOK 1" 
     
Afgeneem hieronder op 4 Oktober 2020 die "Steenbok 1" se wind-as nou 'n nuwe rooi kleurskema, vanwaar die skuit se wind-as voorheen 'n swart kleurskema vertoon het.

                     "
NUWE" WIND-AS KLEURSKEMA
        

                       
"OU" WIND-AS KLEURSKEMA
        

Afgeneem hieronder op 4 Oktober 2020 langs die Presidentskaai
is die stokvislanglyn skuit "Pakamani".

        

Afgeneem hieronder op 4 Oktober 2020 langs die Presidentskaai
is die stokvislanglyn skuit "Intini".

        

  POTENTIAL POLLUTION THREAT ON PRESIDENTS JETTY

Pictured below on 4 October 2020 on the Presidents Jetty at Saldanha Bay is a potential oil spill threat as used oil filters together with a bucket of used engine oil are dumped right onto the waters edge. However, this type of behavior is due to the absence of adequate waste disposal infrastructure in the Saldanha Bay harbour area.

        
Kindly Note:
Saldanha Bay fishing harbour is an South African Government proclaimed fishing harbour which falls under the jurisdiction of the Department of Public Works.

                 
DIE "BAREND SEE" MOSSELPLAAS

Afgeneem hieronder op 4 Oktober 2020 langs die Presidentskaai vertoef die onaktiewe kreefskuit "Barend See" terwyl 'n dik kors swartmossels om die skuit se stuur groei.

        

                                      
"BAREND SEE"
        

Afgeneem hieronder op 4 Oktober 2020 langs die Presidentskaai vertoef die "Silver Challenger" nog steeds buite aksie weens 'n gebreekte masjien.

                    

                  LATEST STERN TRAWLER MOVEMENTS

Pictured below on 4 October 2020 several hake stern trawlers were present alongside the Sea Harvest jetty at Saldanha Bay. Amongst the fleet home were "Harvest Selina", "Harvest Gavina", "Harvest Georgina" and "Harvest Krotoa".

        

                               "HARVEST SELINA"
        

                               "HARVEST KROTOA"
        

                                 "HARVEST GAVINA"
                   

            RITCO
MARINE GEE WEER NUWE LEWE 
        AAN "SOUTHERN BELLE" SE CATERPILLAR

Afgeneem hieronder op 3 Oktober 2020 by aankoms op die Saldanhabaai skeepshelling vertoon die CAT 3512 van die "Southern Belle" weer soos 'n nuwe enjin nadat die bekwame span van Ritco Marine die nodige herstelwerk en renovasiewerk op die enjin verrig het. 
     
 

Afgeneem hieronder op 29 Mei 2020 by aankoms by Ritco Marine se werkswinkel is hoe die "Southern Belle" se flenters enjin daarna uitgesien het...

        

                 
DIE "GANSE" EN ANDER PELAGIESE
                                  SKUITE IN GANSBAAI

Afgeneem hieronder op 2 Oktober 2020 op Gansbaai was talle pelagiese skuite teenwoordig wat geskuil het in die ongunstige weersomstandighede.

Afgeneem hieronder van links na regs is "Kolgans", "Silver Snapper" en "Wafra".

        

                                    
 
"KOLGANS"
        

                                   
 
"STORMGANS"
        

                             
 
        "VLEIGANS"
        

                                    
 
"BORDERER"
        

                                   
 
"UMADALA"
        

Afgeneem hieronder op 2 Oktober 2020 op Gansbaai is die aas-skuit "Umfondini" wat oor die afgelope paar weke in aksie was op die kreefgronde buitekant Hangklip.

        

Afgeneem hieronder op 2 Oktober 2020 in die Gansbaai nuwehawe is die stokvislanglyn skuit "I Do".

        

Afgeneem hieronder op 2 Oktober 2020 op Gansbaai rus die kreefskuit "Atlantic Blessing" op haar mooring.

        

Afgeneem hieronder op 2 Oktober 2020 op Gansbaai vertel die veelkleurige afgedopte romp van die lynvis skuit "Sundancer" baie verhale oor haar voormalige eienaars se kleurskema keuses.

        

                                    "SUNDANCER"
        

                
"SAO GABRIEL" EN "BABY RONALD"
                       OP GANSBAAI
SKEEPSHELLING

Afgeneem hieronder op 2 Oktober 2020 was twee skuite teenwoordig gewees op die Gansbaai skeepshelling naamlik "Sao Gabriel" en "Baby Ronald" vir algemene herstelwerk en 'n skoon laag verf, terwyl die "Sao Gabriel" se hele romp terselfde tyd oorgespyker word.

                                   "SAO GABRIEL"
        

                                   
"BABY RONALD"
        

                     
SKUITBOUERS VAN GANSBAAI

Afgeneem hieronder op 2 Oktober 2020 op die Gansbaai skeepshelling staan die plaaslike skeepstimmermanne vanwaar Johan Lottering en sy span tans werksaam is op die romp van die "Sao Gabriel". Johan Lottering sit die trotse ambag as skeepstimmerman voort vanwaar hy die leisels oorgeneem het van sy pa Jan Lottering. Die "Sao Gabriel" sal voortaan vanuit Hermanus werk - die eerste keer dat 'n houtskuit weer te siene sal wees in Hermanus nuwehawe sedertdien die Lusitania Groep die "Arizon II" verkoop het gedurende die vroeŽ 2000's.

                
En vir diegene wat wonder oor die skuit se naambord...dis
alreeds oppad na die S.A.Visserye Museum op Laaiplek.


                   
'n GRINDER AAN 'n LANG STOK....


Afgeneem hieronder op 2 Oktober 2020 op 'n Weskus skeepshelling (ons gaan nie presies sÍ waar nie) word 'n staalskuit se romp afgeskuur met behulp van 'n "grinder" wat eenvoudig net aan 'n lang stok met duct tape vasgedraai is, weens die afwesigheid van 'n leer...sÍ maar niks verder nie...

                       
Dankie tog hulle maak nog moeite om die ou verf af te skuur en nie net bo-oor dit te verf nie!

     "WESTERN DEBBIE" MAAK REG VIR LAASTE TRIP

Afgeneem hieronder op 26 September 2020 in Gordonsbaai is die bemanning van die "Western Debbie" besig om kreeffuike en aas te laai vir hul laaste trip van die 2019/2020 kreefseisoen, slegs ure voordat die seisoen gesluit sou word.


       

Afgeneem hieronder op 26 September 2020 in Gordonsbaai van links na regs is "Umfondini", "Abraham K II" en "Marlina".

       

                                 
"UMFONDINI"
                  

              
"LAYLA S" (links); "OU BOETA" (regs)
       

                                     
"MARLINA"
       

Afgeneem hieronder op 26 September 2020 in Gordonsbaai is die lynvis skuit "Rose Mary III" wat ook aangewend word vir die vang van kreef.

       

           FISHING FLEET RESTING IN ALFRED BASIN

Pictured below on 22 September 2020 several fishing vessels were berthed alongside the East Quay. Amongst the fleet home were "Armando", "Abraham T", "Comet", "South West Sea Hawk" and "Comet" to mention just a few.

       

                            
"CAPE CHALLENGER"
       

                                     
"TOMREN"
       

                                     
"ARMANDO"
       

                               
"CONQUISTADOR"
       

Pictured below on 22 September 2020 alongside the East Quay numerous lifejackets are on display on the port side shelterdeck of the "South West Sea Hawk" as the vessel is being prepared for it's annual safety inspection.

       

                                   
"BLUE DOLPHIN"
       

     "LEONTINA MARIA" STILL FITTING OUT DECK GEAR


Pictured below on 22 September 2020 alongside the East Quay numerous activities were in progress onboard the "Leontina Maria" in order to fitting out the deck gear onboard the vessel.

       

Pictured below on 22 September 2020 the red circle indicates a newly erected kingpost together with a Petec powerblock hanging from it, for the purpose of catching live bait.

       

Pictured below on 22 September 2020 the red circles indicate two squid lamps hanging over the work deck area of the "Leontina Maria", which was fitted recently.

       

                           
"LEONTINA MARIA"  
       

           "WILMAG"
PREPARED FOR NEW SEASON


Pictured below on 22 September 2020 in the Alfred Basin a raft was spotted alongside the "Wilmag" as the ship painters were busy renovating the port side bow area.


       

Pictured below on 22 September 2020 in the Alfred Basin a ship painter pulls as hard as he can in order to widen the gap between
the vessel's bow and the jetty.


       

      "IMPALA" FOCSLE HATCH MADE SAFE AND SECURE


Pictured below on 22 September 2020 in the Alfred Basin the doors of the focsle hatch onboard the "Impala" is seen here secured keeping out all unwanted elements, after Trawler Heritage recently spotted the focscle hatch doors standing wide open.


       

             ATTEMPT MADE TO RE-FLOAT "RIVIERGANS"


Pictured below on 22 September 2020 in the Alfred Basin the stern of the sunken vessel "Riviergans" protrudes the water surface as attempts to rise the scrapped vessel, are once again under way.


       

          
LATEST STERN TRAWLER MOVEMENTS

Pictured below on 22 September 2020 several hake stern trawlers were present in the Victoria Basin. Amongst the fleet home were "Compass Challenger", "Isabella Marine" and "Andromeda" to mention just a few.

                         "COMPASS CHALLENGER"

       

                            
"ISABELLA MARINE"
       

                                    
"ANDROMEDA"
       

                                       
"LEPANTO"
       

Pictured below on 22 September 2020 the hake side trawler "Ludwani" is seen here shifting berths from South Arm 3 to South Arm 4.

       

                                          
"MPHO"
          

Pictured below on 22 September 2020 alongside the Collier jetty a welder is busy reinforcing the stern bollard onboard the "Chris Trautman".

       

                            
"CHRIS TRAUTMAN"
       

            
"KENTUCKY" (left); "MALAGAS II" (right)
       

    
           "FISKORN" VERANDA HANGING ON

Pictured below on 22 September 2020 the red circle indicates that the rear veranda onboard the "Fiskorn" looks like it want to disintegrates, however it formed part of the dismantling process as the vessel is now being prepared to be sent to the ship breakers.


       

    
              "SEA PRIDE II" GOING TO SEA

Pictured below on 22 September 2020 the "Sea Pride II" is seen here departing from the Collier jetty on route to the fishing grounds.


       

                     GOOD-LUCK
"SEA PRIDE II"!
        

Pictured below on 22 September 2020 the shark longliner "Ubuntu" is seen here idle at the entrance of the Cape Docks.

        

Pictured below on 22 September 2020 on the Cape syncrolift the shipwrights are busy replacing hull planks on both port side and starboard side of the tuna pole vessel "Adelette".

        

        

        

            

         

Pictured below on 22 September 2020 on the Cape syncrolift is the hake side trawler "Casablanca" covered in a layer of grey primer.

         

                  THE NEW "INTREPID" JOINS THE
         PROUDEST FISHING FLEET IN THE WORLD!


Pictured below on 21 September 2020 in the Elliot Basin is the former Dutch beamer "Jan De Wit", who had arrived in Cape Town from the Netherlands on 31 December 2019. The vessel is now officially renamed "Intrepid", as the legacy of the former "Intrepid" sold to the U.K. previously, continues.


      

                
"SOUTHERN BELLE" MAIN ENGINE
                             READY FOR DYNO TEST

Pictured below on 21 September 2020 at the Ritco Marine workshop, the CAT 3512 main engine of the "Southern Belle" is strapped on the back of a truck ready to be taken to Barlows CAT
to conduct a Dyno test before sending off the engine back to Saldanha Bay for installation.


     

Pictured below on 21 September 2020 the "Southern Belle" CAT is undergoing it's Dyno test at the Barlows CAT test facility.

                            

        

   RITCO MARINE TAKES CARE OF BIG AND SMALL CATS

Pictured below on 21 September 2020 at the Ritco Marine workshop is a 51 litre CAT 3512 compared with a much smaller 5.2 litre CAT 3204 in the foreground.

         

              LATEST STERN TRAWLER MOVEMENTS

Pictured below on 19 September 2020 several hake stern trawlers were present alongside the Sea Harvest jetty at Saldanha Bay. Amongst the fleet home were "Harvest Selina", "Harvest Veronica", "Harvest Atlantic Peace" and "Harvest Krotoa".


       

                            
"HARVEST KROTOA"
       

                    
"HARVEST ATLANTIC PEACE"  
       

                           
"HARVEST GEORGINA"
       

                              
"HARVEST SELINA"
       

           "SOUTHERN HORIZON" BESOEK YACHTPORT


Afgeneem hieronder op 19 September 2020 by Yachtport in Saldanhabaai is die kreefskuit "Southern Horizon" vir algemene herstelwerk en 'n vars laag verf ter afsluiting van die 2019/2020 kreefseisoen.

       

                       STERKWATER IN PEPERBAAI


Afgeneem hieronder op 19 September 2020 op Peperbaai slaan
die swel onderdeur die houtkaai tydens 'n periode van sterkwater.

       

Afgeneem hieronder op 19 September 2020 op Peperbaai trek die water terug voordat dit met die volgende swel weer hoog opstoot en bo-oor die kaai spoel.
       
        

        

        

            DIE LAASTE SIEN
VAN "DRAKENSKOP"
    
Afgeneem hieronder op 19 September 2020 langs die Saldanhabaai skeepshelling is die laaste oorblyselfs van die
"Drakenskop" wat onlangs gesloop was. Kom ons bekyk die konstruksie van hierdie gewese skuit van naderby.

Pictured below is the remains of the bow, together with it's apron and fore feet, all constructed from Jarrah. Actual measurements reveal the bow was constructed from 16 x 12 inch solid Jarrah wood.


        

Pictured below is the remains of the keel, keelson and clamp, which was all constructed from Jarrah wood. The overall quality of this piece of Jarrah wood still looks like it was freshly cut just yesterday, despite the fact that the "Drakenskop" was built 52 years ago. Counting the year rings (visible) revealed 32, however this only covered about a quarter of the total log, meaning that the tree from which the keel was constructed from, was more than 150 years old!

        

Pictured below is a copper nut used to fastening a 1" copper rod in the keel assembly.

        

Pictured below is 20mm copper rod used to hold together the
keel-and-clamp assembly.


        

Afgeneem hieronder op 19 September 2020 op die Saldanhabaai skeepshelling is die tunapaal skuit "Freedom" van Houtbaai wat tans voorberei word vir die opkomende tuna seisoen.

        

        
NEW COLOUR SCHEME FOR "STEENBOK 1"

Pictured below on 19 September 2020 alongside the Presidents jetty at Saldanha Bay the crayfish vessel "Steenbok 1" is seen here in a new colour scheme as the vessel is being prepared for it's new Namibian owner.

                         "NEW" COLOUR SCHEME
       
        

                          
"OLD" COLOUR SCHEME  
        

Afgeneem hieronder op 19 September 2020 langs die Presidentskaai is die seekantvanger "Derek 1" met die kreefskuit "Irma" aan haar binnekant.

        

Afgeneem hieronder op 19 September 2020 langs die Presidentskaai is die stokvislanglyn skuit "Intini".

        

Afgeneem hieronder op 19 September 2020 langs die Presidentskaai vertoef die "Silver Challenger" nog steeds buite aksie weens 'n gebreekte masjien.

        

            
DIE SALDANHABAAI CATAMARAN-KLUB

Afgeneem hieronder op 19 September 2020 in Saldanhabaai was vier akwakultuur dubbelrompskuite teenwoordig gewees wat deel vorm van hierdie uitgelese groepie skuite waaronder "Southern Cross", "Albatros", "Mookoli" en "Blue Ocean".

                               "SOUTHERN CROSS"

        

                                    
"ALBATROS
"
        

                                    
"BLUE OCEAN"
        

                                   
"MOOKOLI"
        

   
           DIE SALDANHABAAI CHUKKIE-KLUB

Afgeneem hieronder op 19 September 2020 in die groter  Saldanhabaai omgewing is talle chukkies wat deel vorm van die groeiende vloot chukkies wat tans werksaam is in die baai waaronder "Penquin 1", "Nanja", "Renja", "Inkala", "Mossel" en "Pearl O'Bay" om net 'n paar name te noem.


                                     
"PENQUIN 1"  
        

                                         
"NANJA"  
        
'n Klassieke gesig om 'n kreefbakkie te sien lÍ langs 'n chukkie, laat mens weer terugverlang na die ou Lambertsbaai...


                                       
"RENJA"  
        

                                        
"MOSSEL"  
        

                                     
"BLOUDAM"  
        

                              
"PEARL O''BAY"  
        

                                        
"FERDIE"  
        

                                    
"JESEA"  
        

                                      
"IMBAZA"  
        

                                   
"KARLO"  
        

                      
"BSN" (BOOT SONDER NAAM)  
        

                                         
"INKALA"  
        

                                    
"FLYING SCOTT"  
         

                'n LID VAN DIE ELFDE PLAAG TREK
                               'n HOND SE SIEL UIT


Afgeneem hieronder op 17 September 2020 op die Houtbaai skeepshelling word 'n hond se siel uitgetrek deur 'n lid van die elfde plaag wat dreig om aan wal te gaan...

        

                            IF LOOKS COULD KILL...
        

Afgeneem hieronder op 17 September 2020 langs die Slipkaai op Houtbaai was twee stokvislanglyn skuite teenwoordig naamlik "Alpha" en "Avril W".

                                          
"ALPHA"
        

                                        
"AVRIL W"
        

                       "GRYSBOK" WORD VERSIEN


Afgeneem hieronder op 17 September 2020 langs die Yskaai op Houtbaai word die kreefskuit "Grysbok" tans versien.


        

Afgeneem hieronder  is die verweerde bakboordsy van "Grysbok", niks wat 'n blik verf of twee nie kan uitsorteer nie.

        

         "AQUILLA" SE BULWARKS WORD HERBOU


Afgeneem hieronder op 17 September 2020 in Houtbaai langs die Slipkaai is die skeepstimmermanne besig om die stuurboordsy se bulwarks te herbou.


        

           "FRENCHY MARIA" TERUG BY DIE HUIS


Afgeneem hieronder op 17 September 2020 in Houtbaai is die skoongeverfde romp van die tunapaalskuit "Frenchy Maria", nadat die skuit vroeŽr die dag terug gekeer het na Houtbaai vanaf 'n besoek aan die Granger Bay skeepshelling.

        

                    OOSKAAP SKUITE IN HOUTBAAI


Afgeneem hieronder op 17 September 2020 was twee Port Elizabeth skuite teenwoordig gewees in Houtbaai naamlik "Locqueran" en "White Rose".

Afgeneem hieronder is die "Locqueran", werklik 'n rare gesig om deesdae 'n stokvissleeptreiler in Houtbaai aan te tref.


        

Afgeneem hieronder is die "White Rose" wat deesdae pryk in 'n rooi geverfde romp - sou dit nie meer gepas wees om haar te herdoop tot "Red Rose" nie? Ek vra maar net...

        

                        DIE SKUITE GAAN SEE TOE!

Afgeneem hieronder op 17 September 2020 is 'n seleksie van
skuite wat vanuit Houtbaai hawe vertrek om Ansjovis te gaan vang. Sien ook die musiekvideo genaamd "Houtbaai 17 September 2020" op die Trawler Heritage Hoofblad vir meer aksie aangaande die uitvaart.


        

Afgeneem hieronder bekyk "Terrasan 1" se crew die vele aktiwiteite op die kaai voordat die skuit se hoeter sou blaas om los te gooi.

        

                                        
"ALERT III"
        

                             
"OCEANA NEPTUNE"
        

                            
"OCEANA CONCORDE"
        

      
"OCEANA MERCURY" (links); "KAVALIER" (regs)
        

                    
"OCEANA NEPTUNE" GOOI LOS
        

                              
"OCEANA CONCORDE"
                            

                                        "ALERT III"
        

                                      
"KAVALIER"
        

                                      
"TERRASAN 1"
        

                              
"OCEANA MERCURY"   
        

        

Afgeneem hieronder op 17 September 2020 buitekant Slangkop maak die "Stormgans" van Gansbaai haar verskyning in hul soektog na Ansjovis.

        

        
"OCEANA MERCURY" (links); "TERRASAN 1" (regs)
        

Afgeneem hieronder buitekant Yorke Point is die kenmerkende "rokie" van "Oceana Concorde", namate die skuit weer spoed
opbou nadat 'n kolletjie vis van naderby ondersoek was.


        

Afgeneem hieronder buitekant die "barge" loop die "Oceana Mercury" nou noordwaarts in hul soektog na Ansjovis.

        

        

                                    
"TERRASAN 1"
        

                                      "KAVALIER"
        

En so is die son ook letterlik besig om te sak oor die 2020 pelagiese seisoen, een van die mees suksesvolste seisoene die afgelope 20 jaar. Trawler Heritage kan egter die versekering dat die 2021 pelagiese seisoen selfs groter gaan wees - kyk en wag maar!


        

        

Afgeneem hieronder buitekant Llandudno loop die "Alert III" in wal
toe net om doodseker te maak dat daar geen Ansjovis wegkruip nie...

        

                            
"OCEANA CONCORDE"
        

                                   
"KAVALIER"
        

                             
"OCEANA NEPTUNE"
        
           

                    DIE SKUITE GAAN SEE TOE!

Afgeneem hieronder op 15 September 2020 is 'n seleksie van
skuite wat vanuit Houtbaai hawe vertrek om Ansjovis te gaan vang. Sien ook die musiekvideo genaamd "Houtbaai 15 September 2020" op die Trawler Heritage Hoofblad vir meer aksie aangaande die uitvaart.

                                  "SILVER BOUNTY"
               
       

                                   
"BOETIE AKIE"
       

                             
" LISA ANN" GOOI LOS
       

                   
"ATLANTIC LEADER" GOOI LOS
       

                              
"ATLANTIC LEADER"
       

                                      
"LISA ANN"
       

                       
"SILVER GALAXY" VAT DIE PAD
       

                                        
"ARANOS"
       

              
         "SILVER BOUNTY" GOOI LOS
                  

                               
"GREGORY JUSTIN"
        

                                 
"SILVER BOUNTY"
        

                                    
"STAR CREST"
        

                                       
"RUWEKUS"
        

        

              
"DUINEKUS" (links);  "STAR CREST" (regs)
        

            TUNA POLE
FLEET RESTING AT HOUT BAY

Pictured below on 15 September 2020 a large contingency of tuna pole vessels were present at Hout Bay harbour as most vessels are currently being prepared for the new upcoming tuna season. Amongst the fleet home were "Hotline II", "Nicky B", "Sneeuberg", "Kingfisher", "Django", "Equinox", "Tamara", "Elandsberg", "South West Heron", Tiyalina", "Endurance" and "Radiant Star" to mention just a few.


                  
"HOTLINE II" (left);  "NICKY B" (right)
        

                                   
"SNEEUBERG"
        

                     
"DJANGO
" (left);  "EQUINOX" (right)
        

                                    
"GEMISHKIA"
        

                                  
"BALUGURU"
        

Pictured below on 15 September 2020 the tuna pole vessel "Malachite" is now displaying dual registration numbers, that of Namibia as well as South Africa.

        

Pictured below on 15 September 2020 the red circle indicates a new Petec power block onboard the the tuna pole vessel "Gypsy Rose" to be used for catching live bait.

        

Pictured below on 15 September 2020 at Hout Bay from left to right are the tuna pole vessels "Baluguru", "Malachite" and "Tiyalina".

        

          
NEW NAMEPLATES FOR "TIYALINA"

Pictured below on 15 September 2020 at Hout Bay new vinyl name stickers were spotted on the stern of the "Tiyalina".


                            
"NEW" NAMEPLATES
        

                            
"OLD" NAMEPLATES
        

                                     "ENDURANCE"
        

Pictured below on 15 September 2020 at Hout Bay is the rather unusual blue colour scheme of the winch drums onboard the "Endurance".

        

                                  "COMMON WEALTH"
        

                                  "RADIANT STAR"
        

                       "KIEWIET" FINDS A NEW ROLE


Pictured below on 15 September 2020 at Hout Bay the obsolete crayfish vessel "Kiewiet" is once again being utilized - this time around to serve as a floating raft, in order to assist the ship painters as they perform maintenance work on the top sides of the "Monnickendam".


        

        

Pictured below on 15 September 2020 at Hout Bay from left to right is "Plettenberg", "Albatros", "Kingfisher" and "Gypsy Rose".

        

                    SOCIAL DISTANCE FISHING
                ONBOARD "ESTRELA DO MAR"


Pictured below on 15 September 2020 at Hout Bay this social distance sticker was noticed on the wheelhouse of the "Estrela Do Mar" is indicated by the red circle.


        

        

                           "ESTRELA DO MAR"
        

Pictured below on 15 September 2020 at Hout Bay is the hake longliner "Valhalla".

        

                                        "VALHALLA"
        

Pictured below on 15 September 2020 at the Hout Bay boatyard is the latest vessel to emerge from the C-Craft boatyard, as the vessel is currently being fitted out.

                   

Pictured below on 15 September 2020 at Hout Bay alongside the Northern Mole two more is the hake longliners were present namely "Boloko I" and "Olivia Marie".

                                         "BOLOKO I"
        

                                     "OLIVIA MARIE"
        

                         JETTY NO.3 FULLY OCCUPIED


Pictured below on 15 September 2020 several tuna pole and hake lonline vessels were present alongside Jetty No.3 at Hout Bay harbour. Amongst the fleet home were "Alalunga", "Sandalene", "Elandsberg", "South West Heron", "Langeberg", "Girl Judith", "Waterbaby", Maine", "Gary", "Tierkop", "Captain De Sousa" and "Swordfish" to mention just a few.

        

                                   "ELANDSBERG"
        

                              "SOUTH WEST HERON"
        

                                      "ALALUNGA"
        

                                        "TIGERFISH"
        

                                          "PUFFIN"
        

                                           "GARY"
        

                                    "WATER BABY"
        

                                   "BRAVEHEART"
        

Pictured below on 15 September 2020 alongside Jetty No.3 from left to right is "Seawin Ruby", "Seawin Sapphire", "Hooked" and "Balance".

          

                                          "TAMARA"
                    

Pictured below on 15 September 2020 on the lift at the Hout Bay boatyard is the tuna pole vessel "Dr.Fish".

        

Pictured below on 15 September 2020 only two crayfish vessels were present at Hout Bay namely "Grysbok" and "Silver Leader".

        

Pictured below on 15 September 2020 at Hout Bay are two obsolete purse seiners namely "Oceana Viking" (left) and "Emerald Isle" (right).

        

Pictured below on 15 September 2020 on the Hout Bay slipway is the hake longliner "Southern Tiger", for some general maintenance, new planks on her port side, as well as a fresh layer of paint.

        

Pictured below on 15 September 2020 at Hout Bay alongside the Service Jetty is the hake longliner "Alpha".

        

Pictured below on 15 September 2020 at Hout Bay alongside the Service Jetty is the neatly painted tuna pole vessel "Oceana Clipper".

        

   
"OCEAN WANDERER" (left);  "OCEAN HERCULES" (right)
            

                             
"OCEAN WANDERER"
         

          "AQUILLA" SE BULWARKS WORD HERBOU


Afgeneem hieronder op 15 September 2020 in Houtbaai langs die Slipkaai vertoon die "Aquilla" haar afgbreekte bulwarks op stuurboord.


        

        

Afgeneem hieronder op 15 September 2020 in Houtbaai was
hierdie houtbalk te siene aanboord van die "Aquilla" waarop 'n onbekende skuit se tonnemaat op uitgekerf is.


        

Afgeneem hieronder op 15 September 2020 langs die Dienskaai in Houtbaai lÍ die half-gesinkte romp van die "Asterix", terwyl dit nogsteeds deur haweloses bewoon word.

           

                       
"LEAH" OPPAD SLIP TOE

Afgeneem hieronder op 14 September 2020 op Port Nolloth word die diamantskuit "Leah" uit die water getrek op die enigste skeepshelling fasiliteit wat beskikbaar is op Port Nolloth.

                  

                  

Afgeneem hieronder sleep "Leah" se skeg in die sand, maar waar anders langs die Suid-Afrikaanse kus kan mens op 'n slip werk met jou tone in die seesand, behalwe hier op Port Nolloth!

        

                
PRESIDENTS JETTY FULLY OCCUPIED

Pictured below on 13 September 2020 at Saldanha Bay alongside the northern side of the Presidents jetty, from left to right is "Benguella Pride", "Intini", "Atlantic Endeavour", "Steenbok 1", "Derek 1" and "Irma".

        

                          LONGLINERS OP 'n LYN

Afgeneem hieronder op 13 September 2020 langs die Presidentskaai was vier langlynskuite teenwoordig waaronder "Santa Cruz", "Pakamani", "Highland Queen" en "Intini".

        

                                       "PAKAMANI"
        

                               "HIGHLAND QUEEN"
        

                                      "SANTA CRUZ"
        

                                         "INTINI"
        

        MEER PROBLEME VIR "SILVER CHALLENGER"

Afgeneem hieronder op 13 September 2020 langs die Presidentskaai vertoef die "Silver Challenger" nog steeds buite aksie weens 'n gebreekte masjien.

        

Afgeneem hieronder op is dit duidelik dat "Silver Challenger" nog meer probleme te wagte kan wees namate 'n stroom hidrouliese olie uit die Triplex se oliepan syfer...

        

   "SONAR ROOM" - DIE HOSPITAAL SE KRAAMAFDELING?
             O'NEE, HIER VANG ONS VIS, NIE BABAS NIE!


        
Al ooit gehoor hoe "kraam" 'n skipper op die see? Wag net tot die skuit se sonar buitewerking is...

Afgeneem hieronder op 13 September 2020 langs die Presidentskaai wag die "Atlantic Endeavour" vir 'n beurt om die Saldanhabaai skeepshelling te besoek.

        

             NUWE KLEURSKEMA VIR "STEENBOK 1"

Afgeneem hieronder op 13 September 2020 langs die Presidentskaai vertoon die "Steenbok 1" 'n nuwe donkerblou kleurskema namate die skuit 'n nuwe kleurskema gaan ontvang vir die skuit se nuwe Namibiese eienaar.

        

                      HET DIE KLADPAPIER GESKUIF?

Afgeneem hieronder op 13 September 2020 vertoon die
"Steenbok 1" se whaleback verskeie smerige naamgeskrifte
namate die oppervlakte voorberei is vir 'n vars laag verf.

        

       BASKET SHOOTERS REMOVED FROM "DEREK 1"

Pictured below on 13 September 2020 at Saldanha Bay the red circle indicates that the octopus basket shooters had been removed on either side of the vessel.

        

Pictured below from the archives the red circle indicates the basket shooters previously mounted to the bulwarks of the "Derek 1".

        

Afgeneem hieronder op 13 September 2020 langs die Dienskaai op Saldanhabaai wag die tunapaal skuit  "Sea Hunter" vir 'n beurt om die Saldanhabaai skeepshelling te besoek.

        

Afgeneem hieronder op 13 September 2020 langs die Dienskaai is "Sea Hunter" (links) en "Aquatic V" (regs).

        

         NUWE DEKKRAAN VIR "SOUTHERN CROSS"

Afgeneem hieronder op 13 September 2020 op Saldanhabaai is 'n nuwe Petec dekkraan gemonteer op die werksdek van die akwakultuurskuit "Southern Cross". Voorheen was die "Southern Cross" toegerus gewees met 'n KTL dekkraan.

                     "NUWE" PETEC DEKKRAAN
        
Sou dit miskien 'n Heila dekkraan wees met 'n Petec sticker daarop? Almal weet in elkgeval vir wie om te kontak vir 'n dekkraan...

                               "OU" KTL DEKKRAAN
        

            LAASTE OORBLYFSELS VAN "DRAKENSKOP"
                           
EN "OCEANA AKWARIUS"

Afgeneem hieronder op 13 September 2020 langs die Saldanhabaai skeepshelling is die laaste oorblyselfs van die onlangs gesloopte "Drakenskop", sowel as die "Oceana Akwarius" wat 'n paar jaar gelede gesloop was. Trawler Heritage sal egter binnekort 'n analiese gee vanwaar die die "Drakenskop" se konstruksie van naderby beskou sal word.

        

        

        

Afgeneem hieronder op 13 September 2020 op Saldanhabaai toon die rooi die dooiehout aan van die "Oceana Akwarius" vanwaar dit vergete lÍ bokant die hoogwatermerk.

        

Afgeneem hieronder op 13 September 2020 op Saldanhabaai skeepshelling is die tunapaal skuit "Freedom" van Houtbaai.

        

Afgeneem hieronder op 13 September 2020 op Peperbaai se kaai staan die akwakultuurskuit "Inkala" met 'n afgeskuurde romp.

        

          "BSN" (BOOT SONDER NAAM) IN PEPERBAAI

Afgeneem hieronder op 13 September 2020 in Peperbaai rus die nuutste toevoeging tot die Saldanhabaai chukkieklub, die "BSN" (boot sonder naam) op anker.

        


                              ''VEGKOP" LAAI AF


Afgeneem hieronder op 12 September 2020 lÍ "Vegkop" onder die aflaaipompe by Amawandle Pelagic, besig om 'n vrag Ansjovis af te laai.
     

       

                                       ''UMFANA"
       

Afgeneem hieronder op 12 September 2020 is die reduksieaanleg van Amawandle Pelagic in volle werking.

       

       

                                      ''ARANOS"
       

             BERGRIVIER OEWER WORD VERSTERK


Afgeneem hieronder op 12 September 2020 is 'n gedeelte van die rivieroewer aangrensende die Laaiplek Hotel wat onlangs gerehabilteer is en terselfde tyd met 'n rotsmuur versterk is.


       

Afgeneem hieronder op 12 September 202 was die Laaiplek hawe taamlik leeg gewees namate die grootste deel van die vloot nog op die see was.

       

               ''DABULAMANZI" TERUG BY DIE HUIS


Afgeneem hieronder op 12 September 2020 lÍ die kreefskuit "Dabulamanzi" langs haar houtkaai in Rooibaai, vanwaar die skuit
tot onlangs nog kreef gevang het vanuit Houtbaai.


       

                ''SILVER KATONKEL" OP DIE SLIP


Afgeneem hieronder op 12 September 2020 op die Keyway Shipwright skeepshelling word die nodige instandhoudingswerk verrig op die romp van die "Silver Katonkel".


       

Afgeneem hieronder op 12 September 2020 vertoon die "Silver Katonkel", nes die res van die Terrasan vloot, ook nou 'n Suid-Afrikaanse vlaggie op haar wielhuis.

       

Afgeneem hieronder op 12 September 2020 op Laaiplek is 'n opening gesny op die werksdek van die tunaskuit "Fearless".

       

                                      "FEARLESS"
       

             ''BELLA PRIMA"...DIE SKUIT IS NIE VOL
                            VIS NIE, SY'S VOL WATER...


Afgeneem hieronder op 12 September 2020 op Laaiplek lÍ die "Bella Prima"  diep in die water nadat die visruime vol water gepomp was, ten einde haar nate te laat swel.


       

      PELAGIESE SKUITE LANGS DIE REGERINGSKAAI


Afgeneem hieronder op 12 September 2020 op Laaiplek is 'n seleksie van pelagiese skuite wat op daardie stadium langs die Regeringskaai teenwoordig was waaronder "Bella Prima", "Eigeveld", "Excalibur", "Terrasan 1", "Loeriesfontein en "Stormkop".


                                        ''EIGEVELD"
       

                             ''LOERIESFONTEIN"
       

                                     ''EXCALIBUR"
       

Afgeneem hieronder op 12 September 2020 vertoef die "Towerkop"
in 'n noordebries buitekant Laaiplek in afwagting vir die hoogwater voordat die skuit die rivier kon binnevaar met 'n vrag Ansjovis aanboord.


       

Afgeneem hieronder op 12 September 2020 op Laaiplek is die erg geroeste stern-thruster op die "Terrasan 1" se agterstewe wat uit die staanspoor nie die toets van tyd gaan weerstaan nie. BygesÍ, is dit niemand se skuld nie, aangesien geen data vooraf beskikbaar was aangaande die nuwe tegnologie wat op die "Terrasan 1" se romp gebruik was nie. Met verloop van tyd is hierdie tegniese fout egter oorkom namate meer en meer glasveselrompe gebou was.


                 

Afgeneem hieronder op 12 September 2020 vertoon die
"Terrasan 1", nes die res van die Terrasan vloot, ook nou 'n
Suid-Afrikaanse vlaggie op haar wielhuis.


        

                                     ''TERRASAN 1"
        

                               ''STORMKOP"
        

                   "TOWERKOP" KOM HUIS TOE

Afgeneem hieronder op 12 September 2020 op Laaiplek vaar die "Towerkop" die Bergrivier binne met visruime gevul met Ansjovis wat buitekant Melkbosstrand gevang was.


        

        

Afgeneem hieronder op 12 September 2020 op Laaiplek langs die Keyway Shipwright kaai is "Mizpah" se bemanning oppad huiswaarts en besig om die netseil oor te trek, vanwaar hulle vroeŽr die oggend 'n vrag Ansjovis by Suid-Oranje afgelaai het.

        

               "LISA ANN" WAG VIR AFLAAIBEURT

Afgeneem hieronder op 12 September 2020 langs die Suid-Oranje kaai wag beide "Lisa Ann" en "Atlantic Enterprise" vir hul onderskeie aflaaibeurte.


        

                      
"ATLANTIC ENTERPRISE"
        

Afgeneem hieronder op 12 September 2020 langs die Suid-Oranje kaai is "Viva".

        

Afgeneem hieronder op 12 September 2020 in Sandy Point hawe is die baggerboot se pype nogsteeds teenwoordig in die hawegebied.

        
En so het lede van die sogenaamde 101.9% wat niks weet wat aangaan op die see nie, onlangs op Facebook verkondig dat hierdie pyp deel is van 'n oesterplaas...ook geen wonder dat Trawler Heritage en Facebook nog nooit in dieselfde see kon trawl nie - van wanneer af is die areakode "PQ" verbonde aan Paternoster? SÍ maar eerder niks verder nie.

             SANDY POINT VLEKHUIS WORD DAKLOOS

Afgeneem hieronder op 12 September 2020 in Sandy Point is die visvlekhuis dakloos nadat die asbesdakplate onlangs verwyder is van die gebou asook van die toiletgeboue in die hawegebied.


        

        

Afgeneem hieronder op 12 September 2020 in Sandy Point hawe word instandhoudingswerk verrig aan die geboue rondom die skeepshelling.

        

Afgeneem hieronder op 12 September 2020 op die Sandy Point skeepshelling is nuwe betonfondasies waarop oorhoofse spreiligte gemonteer gaan word.

        

Afgeneem hieronder op 12 September 2020 op die Sandy Point skeepshelling lÍ van die ou gebreekte lamppale waarmee die visbedryf maar tevrede moes wees oor die afgelope paar jaar.

        

Afgeneem hieronder op 12 September 2020 in Sandy Point hawe word daar ook aandag geskenk aan kragvoorsiening op die verskeie kaaie.

        

        
Gedurende 2019 het Trawler Heritage 'n omvattende verslag ingedien op versoek van die Wes-Kaap Regering aangaande die stand van infrastruktuur in al die geproklameerde vissershawens langs die Weskus, soos gesien vanuit die oogpunt van 'n visserman. Trawler Heritage het deeglik seker gemaak van die feite en inhoud van daardie verslag, en het in die proses diegene en departemente wat verantwoordelik is vir die instandinghouding van ons hawens behoorlik deur die "stickwater" gesleep. Uit skaamte, sal die inhoud van daardie verslag sal waarskynlik nooit gepubliseer word nie, maar 'n mens is net dankbaar dat daar wel aandag geskenk word aan al ons frustrasies.

                       "JAKKIE V"
ERG VERNIEL

Afgeneem hieronder op 12 September 2020 in Sandy Point hawe is die erg vernielde romp van die onaktiewe kreefskuit "Jakkie V" vanwaar die skuit se bulwarks teen die kaai stukkend gestamp het tydens die ongure wintersmaande.

        

        
Sedertdien hierdie fotos geneem was, is die "Jakkie V" egter uit
die water gehaal en staan die skuit tans op 'n sleepwa in die Sandy Point hawegebied.


                                  
 "ANTONIE W II"
        
Trawler Heritage wou eintlik vir die crew die addisionele naamgeskrifte op die skuit se bakboord wys, maar ons los dit vir 'n volgende keer...

Afgeneem hieronder op 12 September 2020 in Sandy Point hawe is die Snoekskuit "Colin B" van Houtbaai.

        

             "NOORDEVELD"
WAG VIR AFLAAIBEURT

Afgeneem hieronder op 12 September 2020 in Sandy Point wag beide die "Noordeveld" (voorgrond) en "Sette Mari" aan haar binnekant, vir hul onderskeie aflaaibeurte.

        

                                 "NOORDEVELD"
        

                                     "SETTE MARI"
        

                                         "HARRIER"
        

                        DIE EINDE VAN "ARIZON II"?

Afgeneem hieronder op 12 September 2020 in Sandy Point hawe is die onaktiewe pelagiese skuit "Arizon II", waarvan die skuit se shelterdeck afgesny en bo-op die skuit se dek lÍ.

        

        

Selfs die onkruid wat op die skuit se net groei is groener as die uitgebleikte visnet...

        

Afgeneem hieronder op 12 September 2020 in Sandy Point hawe is die tunapaalskuit  "Atlantic Hunter" (regs) van Houtbaai wat haar beurt afwag om op die Sandy Point skeepshelling te gaan met die onaktiewe kreefskuit "Biskop 1" aan haar buitekant.

        

                                         "BISKOP 1"
        

            "SANTA MONICA" BESIG OM TE VERDWYN
                           (AG DANKIE VADER TOG)

Afgeneem hieronder op 12 September 2020 op die Sandy Point skeepshelling is die laaste oorblyfsels van die "Santa Monica" namate die skuit tans gesloop word. Hierdie gesinkte romp was 'n bron van vele frustrasies oor die afgelope paar jaar in die hawegebied.

        

        

          PELAGIESE SKUITE IN SANDY POINT HAWE

Afgeneem hieronder op 12 September 2020 in Sandy Point hawe is 'n seleksie van pelagiese skuite wat op daardie langs die kaaie gelÍ het waaronder "Silver Dolphin", "Boetie Akie", "Annabelle Rose" en "Ebb Tide" om maar net 'n paar name te noem.

        

                                 "SILVER DOLPHIN"     
        

        "ANNABELLE ROSE"
(links); "SAMROCK" (regs)
        

                              "SOUTH WEST FALCON"
        

                                         "EBB TIDE"
        

                                  "BOETIE AKIE"
        

                          "SECHABA" GAAN AFLAAI

Afgeneem hieronder op 12 September 2020 skuif die "Sechaba"
om vanaf die suidekant van Suid-Oranje se kaai om 'n vrag Ansjovis te gaan aflaai, kort nadat die "Gregory Justin" klaar afgelaai het.
        
        

        

                                "GREGORY JUSTIN"
        

        

 "GREGORY JUSTIN" CREWMAN STAAN REG MET KOPTOU
        

    "GREGORY JUSTIN" WYS HAAR LETSELS VAN OORLOG

Afgeneem hieronder op 12 September 2020 is fyn gedrukte bulwark planke op die sturboordsy van die "Gregory Justin" te siene.

        

Afgeneem hieronder op 12 September 2020 langs die Regeringskaai in Sandy Point hawe wag die "Oceana Paragon" vir haar aflaaibeurt, terwyl die skuit se net op die kaai afgetrek was vir herstelwerk.

        

        
Ook maar goed oom Coenie Loubscher van Houtbaai is nie die skuit se skipper nie, so nie sou die crewmanne elk met 'n draadborsel in die hand, die skulpies van die skuit se gat moes afskrop, siende dat die skuit so hoog dryf..Oom Coenie was immers 'n skuiteienaar wat geglo het aan deurlopende instandhoudings-werk.

Afgeneem hieronder op 12 September 2020 is die "Silver Galaxy" oppad na West Point vir haar aflaaibeurt.

        

Afgeneem hieronder op 12 September 2020 maneuver die "Sette Mari" terwyl die "Noordeveld" aan haar buitekant vasgemaak is ten einde plek te maak vir die "Silver Bounty" wat oppad hawe toe was.

        

Afgeneem hieronder op 12 September 2020 lÍ die "Sechaba" onder die aflaaipompe van Suid-Oranje.

        

Afgeneem hieronder op 12 September 2020 vertrek die "Nossob" vanaf die aflaaikaai van West Point oppad terug na Sandy Point hawe.

        

Afgeneem hieronder op 12 September 2020 is die "Silver Bounty" onderweg na Sandy Point hawe met 'n vrag Ansjovis wat buitekant Melkbosstrand gevang was.

        

                     FAME EN FAME SE PROBLEME...

Afgeneem hieronder op 12 September 2020 op die Regeringskaai word herstelwerk gedoen aan die nette van "Oceana Paragon" sowel as die van "Elomi".

        

Afgeneem hieronder op 12 September 2020 op die Regeringskaai word herstelwerk gedoen aan die "Oceana Paragon" se triplex rollers.

        

Afgeneem hieronder op 12 September 2020 van links na regs is "Gregory Justin", "Kavalier" en "Doloreze".

        

                                    CHOVY-BOKKOM...
        

         "NOSSOB" ARRIVEER IN SANDY POINT HAWE

        

        

        

                      "WILDEKUS" SOEK VERDER...

Afgeneem hieronder op 12 September 2020 buitekant Sandy Point verdwyn die "Wildekus" weer in die verte onderweg vanaf Melkbosstrand namate die skuit se visruime nog nie gevul was nie.

        

Afgeneem hieronder op 12 September 2020 is die "Elomi" oppad na West Point vir haar aflaaibeurt.

        

Afgeneem hieronder op 12 September 2020 is die "Oceana Neptune" onderweg na Sandy Point hawe kort nadat die skuit klaar afgelaai het in Stompneusbaai.

        

Afgeneem hieronder op 12 September 2020 vertrek die "Silver Galaxy" vanaf die aflaaikaai van West Point oppad terug na Sandy Point hawe.

        

Afgeneem hieronder op 12 September 2020 is die "Noordeveld" oppad na Stompneusbaai vir haar aflaaibeurt.

        

Afgeneem hieronder op 12 September 2020 is die "Sette Mari" oppad na West Point vir haar aflaaibeurt.

        

Afgeneem hieronder op 12 September 2020 is die "Atlantic Enterprise" onderweg na Sandy Point hawe kort nadat die skuit
klaar afgelaai het in Stompneusbaai.

        

                       "ATLANTIC ENTERPRISE"
        

Afgeneem hieronder op 12 September 2020 vertrek die "Elomi" vanaf die aflaaikaai van West Point oppad terug na Sandy Point hawe.

        

                       DIE SKUITE GAAN SEE TOE!

Afgeneem hieronder op 12 September 2020 is 'n seleksie van skuite wat vanuit Sandy Point hawe vertrek om Ansjovis te gaan vang. Sien ook die musiekvideo genaamd "Sandy Point 12 September 2020" op die Hoofblad vir meer aksie aangaande die uitvaart.

                                        "DAGBREEK"
            

Afgeneem hieronder op 12 September 2020 is die "Terrasan 1" op die horison vanwaar skuit vanuit Laaiplek vertrek het.

        

       "ALERT III" EN "OCEANA NEPTUNE" GOOI LOS
        

        

                         "ATLANTIC ENTERPRISE"
        

                                         "ALERT III"
        

                                "OCEANA NEPTUNE"
        

                                "OCEANA MERCURY"
        

Afgeneem hieronder op 12 September 2020 is die "Elomi" oppad na die Regeringskaai vanwaar die skuit nog haar net moes gaan optrek het.
                         
        

                                          "ELOMI"
        

                           "OCEANA CONCORDE"
        

        

                                          "GONDO"
        

        

                                "GREGORY JUSTIN"
        

Afgeneem hieronder op 12 September 2020 is die "Umdala" oppad na Suid-Oranje vir haar aflaaibeurt.

        

                                         "UMADALA"
        

                                           "SECHABA"
        

                                       "LISA ANN"
        

                                        "KAVALIER"
        

        

                                    "DOLOREZE"
        

        

Afgeneem hieronder op 12 September 2020 op die Regeringskaai is beide die bemannings van "Oceana Paragon" sowel as die van "Elomi" besig om hulle nette op te trek.

        

               
 

                            "OCEANA PARAGON"
        

            KAAPSE TUNAPAAL SKUITE OP DIE SLIP

Afgeneem hieronder op 12 September 2020 was twee tunapaal skuite afkomstig van die Kaapse Dokke teenwoordig gewees op die Sandy Point skeepshelling naamlik "Blue Dolphin" sowel as "Kariba", terwyl die uitgediende pelagiese skuit "Ukuloba" ook teenwoordig was.

                                    "BLUE DOLPHIN"
        

                                         "KARIBA"
        

                                     "UKULOBA"
        

  "UKULOBA" SE WIELHUIS - BROEIPLEK VAN DIE MEEUE
        

Afgeneem hieronder op 12 September 2020 is die "Silver Bounty" oppad na West Point vir haar aflaaibeurt.

        

          ''UBUNTU" RETURNS TO ELLIOT BASIN

Pictured below on 10 September 2020 the "Ubuntu" is seen here leaving the Fish Market jetty on her way back to her berth in the
Elliot Basin.

       

                                      "UBUNTU"

       

             LATEST STERN TRAWLER MOVEMENTS

Pictured below on 10 September 2020 several hake stern trawlers were present in the Victoria Basin. Amongst the fleet home were "Casablanca", "African Queen", "Freesia" and "Avro Warrior" to mention just a few.


                                     
"CASABLANCA"
       


                                 
"AFRICAN QUEEN"
       

                                     
"FREESIA"
       

          ''STAALKOP" PREPARES FOR FISHING TRIP

Pictured below on 10 September 2020 at the Fish Market jetty, the crew of the hake longliner "Staalkop" is seen here busy preparing their longline gear for an upcoming fishing trip.

       

                                    "STAALKOP"
       

                   
RE-BUILDS, MAINTENANCE AND
                       ALTERATIONS IN PROGRESS

Pictured below on 10 September 2020 maintenance work was to be seen performed onboard the "Abe Shapiro", "Vlaeberg" as well as "Cape Challenger". Let's have a closer look at proceedings.

Pictured below a ship painter is busy painting the rubbing bands on the starboard side of the "Abe Shapiro".

       

Pictured below is the very tidy and well maintained work deck of the "Abe Shapiro".

       

Pictured below the focsle mattresses are being allowed to sun-dry
on the whaleback of the "Abe Shapiro".

       

Pictured below a ship painter is busy painting the whaleback handrails onboard the "Vlaeberg".

       

                         
            "VLAEBERG"
       

Pictured below onboard the "Cape Challenger" a welder is busy reinforcing the stainless steel handrails on the stern.

       

       

      
''LUDERITZ STAR" GUARDING OVER "RIVIERGANS"

Pictured below on 10 September 2020 alongside the East Quay
the bow of the "Luderitz Star" is seen here floating right above the wreck site of the "Riviergans". The bow of the "Riviergans"
protruding the surface, is indicated by the red circle.

          

Pictured below on 10 September 2020 alongside the East Quay
the hull of the "Riviergans" can clearly be seen submerged alongside the jetty.

                  

         
 FISHING FLEET RESTING IN ALFRED BASIN

Pictured below on 10 September 2020 several fishing vessels were berthed alongside the East Quay. Amongst the fleet home were "Armando", "Tomren", "Comet", "South West Sea Hawk" and "Sao Gabriel" to mention just a few.

       

                                     
"ARMANDO"
       

                                      
"SAILFISH"
       

                                 
"SAO GABRIEL"
       

                            
"SOUTHERN CROSS"
       

           "ADELETTE" VISITS CAPE SYNCROLIFT

Pictured below on 10 September 2020 the tuna pole vessel "Adelette" was visiting the Cape Synrolift for new hull planks to be fitted.

       

Pictured below are new perspex name letters fitted to the whale back.

       
Trawler Heritage het al telkemale bewys dat perspex naamborde nie werk op 'n skuit nie! Gee daai perspex ses maande, dan het die son dit stukkend gebrand.

Pictured below on 10 September 2020 the shipwrights are armed with five pound hammers, chisels and crowbars as they are busy removing rotten hull planks and rubbing bands on the port side of
the "Adelette". It's an rather rare sight to see the shipwrights wearing hard hats though...

       

       

       

       

        DIE "GANSE" VAT DIE LANG PAD HOUTBAAI TOE

Afgeneem hieronder op 7 September 2020 buitekant Llandudno is die "Berggans" opsoek na Ansjovis, nadat die "Ganse" al by hierdie tyd vuisfoos geslaan is deur onophoudelike noordweste weer en gepaardgaande sterk water met geen beskikbaarheid van pelagiese vis in die Walkerbaai omgewing nie. Nodeloos om te sÍ moes die "Ganse" omdraai, en met leŽ visruime terugkeer Gansbaai toe.

    

       "UMZABALAZO" VISITS ROBINSON DRY-DOCK

Pictured below on 7 September 2020 the hake stern trawler "Umzabalazo" is seen here docked inside the Robinson dry-dock
for general maintenance and a fresh layer of paint.

       

          FISHING FLEET RESTING IN ALFRED BASIN

Pictured below on 7 September 2020 several fishing vessels were berthed alongside the East Quay. Amongst the fleet home were "Conquistador", "Abraham T", "Comet", "South West Sea Hawk" and "South West Petrel" to mention just a few.

       

                               
"CONQUISTADOR"
        
 
                        THE "TERMINATOR" IS BACK!

Pictured below on 7 September 2020 alongside the East Quay is
the neatly and well maintained "Abraham T", having returned back home after spending some time and "terminating" the Sandy Point side-slip in the process recently...

        

    
         LATEST STERN TRAWLER MOVEMENTS

Pictured below on 7 September 2020 several hake stern trawlers were present in the Victoria Basin. Amongst the fleet home were "Dantago", "Isabella Marine", "Sandile", "Okombahe" and "Sistro" to mention just a few.

                                       "DANTAGO"
        

                               "ISABELLA MARINE"
        

                                        "SANDILE"
        

                                     "OKOMBAHE"
        

                                          "SISTRO"
        

                                          "ALLIN"
        

                                          "FEROX"
        

Pictured below on 1 September 2020 alongside South Arm the "Cape Frio" is seen here berthed on the outside of the "Sveinn Jonsson".

        

Pictured below on 7 September 2020 alongside the Collier Jetty the overall appearance of the "Adelette" is now nicely taking shape as  maintenance work is being performed on a daily basis in order to transform the vessel into an formidable tuna pole vessel once again.   

        

Pictured below on 7 September 2020 the "Bella Da Lunar" is seen here sailing through "The-Cut" making way from the Elliot Basin to the East Quay.

             

Pictured below on 7 September 2020 alongside Fish Market two fishing vessels were present namely "Tomren" and "Vlaeberg". Seen below the crayfish gear of the "Tomren" is scattered all over the main deck and jetty after returning from Kalk Bay, having completed her 2019/2020 crayfish season.

                                         "TOMREN"
        

                                        "VLAEBERG"
        

           NEW COLOUR SCHEME FOR
"ABE SHAPIRO"

Pictured below on 1 September 2020 in the Alfred Basin the hake longliner "Abe Shapiro" is now featuring a new adjusted hull colour scheme whereby two-thirds of the upper hull is now also covered with anti-fouling paint.

                         "NEW" COLOUR SCHEME
       
        

                            
"OLD" COLOUR SCHEME
        


Pictured below on 1 September 2020 alongside the West Quay is the South Coast lobster "Romano Paulo" neatly painted after spending a lengthy visit to the syncrolift facility over the past few weeks.

        

Pictured below on 1 September 2020 the "Sea Pride II" is shifting berths between South Arm 4 and the Collier Jetty after taking ice onboard for an upcoming longline trip.

        

Pictured below on 1 September 2020 alongside the Collier Jetty is the "Nicolette".

        

Pictured below on 1 September 2020 alongside at Fish Market is "Armando".

        

               
"SEA PRIDE II" THROW DOUGHNUTS
                           IN THE VICTORIA BASIN...


Pictured below on 1 September 2020 the "Sea Pride II" is seen here making several circles alongside the Collier Jetty as the skipper awaits the arrival of an linesman on the jetty.


        

        

        

Pictured below the linesman is ready to take the mooring line, however the crewman on the whaleback is struggling to finds his
way over the chain box...


        

Pictured below a second crewmember makes his appearance
on the whaleback in order to help free the stuck mooring line...


        

                      
RE-BUILDS, MAINTENANCE AND
                         ALTERATIONS IN PROGRESS

Pictured below on 1 September 2020 maintenance work was performed on the rubbing bands of the "Vlaeberg".
 

        

        

Afgeneem hieronder op 1 September 2020 is hoe 'n tipiese bakkie van 'n skuiteienaar daarna uitsien, met skuitplanke wat bo-op die
dak vasgemaak is.


        

Pictured below on 1 September 2020 this obsolete line hauler was standing on the East Quay.

        

           
FISHING FLEET RESTING IN ALFRED BASIN

Pictured below on 1 September 2020 several fishing vessels were berthed alongside the East Quay. Amongst the fleet home were "Cape Challenger", "Bella Da Lunar", "Comet", "South West Sea Hawk" and "South West Petrel" to mention just a few.


        

                                           
"COMET"
        

Pictured below on 1 September 2020 from left to right is "Oceana Topaz", "Windhoek" and "Sailfish".

        

Pictured below on 1 September 2020 alongside the East Quay is
the "Ouma" (left) and "Comet" (right).


        
 

            
LATEST STERN TRAWLER MOVEMENTS

Pictured below on 1 September 2020 several hake stern trawlers were present in the Victoria Basin. Amongst the fleet home were "Realeka", "Andromeda", "Beatrice Marine", "Okombahe" and "Ludwani" to mention just a few.

                                       "REALEKA"
       


Pictured below on 1 September 2020 alongside South Arm from left to right is "Lepanto", "Lincoln", "Armana" and "Sistro".
                                        
        

                                      
"ANDROMEDA"
        

                                 
       "LUDWANI"
        

                                        
"LEPANTO"
        

Pictured below on 1 September 2020 alongside the Elbow is the "Okombahe" berthed on the outside of the "Beatrice Marine.

        

Pictured below on 1 September 2020 the hake stern trawler "Sandile" is seen here sailing into the Cape Docks on her way back from the trawling grounds with the assistance of an Portnet tug on her starboard side.

        

    "ABRAHAM T" TERMINATES SANDY POINT SIDE-SLIP

Pictured below on 31 August 2020 anxious moments followed after the hull of the "Abraham T" started to "slip" from the Sandy
Point side-slip as the vessel was prepared to be lowered back into the water as indicated by red circles below.

                

Over the years the "T" in "Abraham T" already denoted several meanings such as "Trouble", "Timber", "Technology", "Turbo", but after witnessing her latest feat, one can add "Terminator" to that list as well!

                

Pictured below on 31 August 2020 is a section of the side-slip which toppled over during the release phase whilst the "Abraham T" was in the water.

                  

                      NOU GAAN ONS DIESEL UIT-RY!

Afgeneem hieronder op 30 Augustus 2020 vertrek die "Doloreze" en "Stormkop" vanuit Saldanhabaai om hulle te gaan aansluit by die res van die pelagiese vloot in St.Helenabaai. In die omgewing van Brittaniabaai moes beide skuite weer omdraai en saam met die res van die vloot op loop Houtbaai toe in hul soeke na beter weivelde.

                                      "DOLOREZE"
         

                                   "STORMKOP"
           

    
      BUSY SCENES AT SALDANHA BAY SLIPWAY

Pictured below on 30 August 2020 four vessels were present at the Saldanha Bay slipway namely "Freedom", "Highland Queen", "Santa Cruz" and "Silver Challenger".

     

                              "SILVER CHALLENGER"
   

                                         "FREEDOM"
      

                                       "SANTA CRUZ"
       

Afgeneem hieronder op 30 Augustus 2020 in Saldanhabaai is die "Renja" in aksie tydens 'n verbyvaart.

        

Afgeneem hieronder op 27 Augustus 2020 op Gansbaai vertoef die "Ganse" in die Nuwehawe in afwagting vir gunstige seetoestande.
 In die agterste ry van links na regs is "Wildegans II", "Stormgans", "Rietgans II" en "Wafra".

                       

Afgeneem hieronder op 27 Augustus 2020 op Gansbaai is die stokvistreiler "Boetie Bert", vanwaar die skuit gereed gemaak het om te vertrek na die treilgronde van die Agulhasbank.

                                   

          FISHING FLEET RESTING IN ALFRED BASIN

Pictured below on 27 August 2020 several fishing vessels were berthed alongside the East Quay. Amongst the fleet home were "Cape Challenger", "Bella Da Lunar", "Comet", "South West Sea Hawk" and "South West Petrel" to mention just a few.  

       
     

                             
"BELLA DA LUNAR"
       

  
                                         "ARMANDO"
          

                                           "OUMA"
       

                                       "SAILFISH"
       

   FORMER LUDERITZ  SISTER VESSELS IN ALFRED BASIN


Pictured below on 27 August 2020 alongside the East Quay two former Luderitz sister vessels from days gone by, was to be seen in close proximity once again namely "South West Petrel" (left) and "South West Sea Hawk" (right).


       

                    "SOUTH WEST SEA HAWK"
 (left);
                         "CAPE CHALLENGER"
(right)
       

     "ROMANO PAULO" RETURNS TO THE WATER

Pictured below on 27 August 2020 on the Cape Syncrolift the South Coast lobster "Romano Paulo" is being prepared to be lowered back into the water again after an lengthy visit to the syncrolift facility over the past few weeks.
 

       

                  

            SEILJAG-PORNOGRAFIE OP SY BESTE


Afgeneem hieronder op 27 Augustus 2020 langs die Ooskaai begin die seiljagte stelselmatig die plek van vistreilers oor te neem namate die vloot verder wegkrimp. Slegs 20 jaar gelede het die skuite nog vier-vier en vyf-vyf langs mekaar gelÍ langs hierdie kaai, daar was skaars genoeg plek gewees vir almal, en kyk net hoe lyk dit nou.


       

   
FISHING FLEET RESTING ALONGSIDE COLLIER JETTY

Pictured below on 27 August 2020 several fishing vessels were berthed alongside the Collier Jetty. Amongst the fleet home from left to right is "Kariba", "Sea Pride II", "Nicolette", "Kentucky", "Malagas II" and "Tina".


       

                                    "VLAEBERG"  
       

                                        "TINA"
       

                                "CHRIS TRAUTMAN"
       

Pictured below on 27 August 2020 a shipwright is on his knees with mallet and caulking in hand busy sealing the seams on the port side of the "Adelette".

       

       ''STAALKOP" PREPARES FOR FISHING TRIP


Pictured below on 27 August 2020 at the Fish Market jetty, the crew of the hake longliner "Staalkop" is seen here busy preparing their longline gear for an upcoming fishing trip.


       

              "STAALKOP" ABOUT TO SET SAIL...
       

       

    SKIPPER! YOU HAVE FORGOT ONE OF YOUR CREW!

Pictured below the "Staalkop" is seen here returning to the Fish Market jetty after one of the crew remained behind on the jetty...


       

                        FINALLY, LET'S GO FISHING!
       

       

                           GOOD-LUCK "STAALKOP"!
       

            
LATEST STERN TRAWLER MOVEMENTS

Pictured below on 27 August 2020 several hake stern trawlers were present in the Victoria Basin. Amongst the fleet home were "Lisinda", "Flame Thorn", "Ferox", "Okombahe" and "African Queen" to mention just a few.


                                        
"LISINDA"
       

                                   
 
"FLAME THORN"
       

                                    
 
"BORONIA"
       

                                        
 
"FEROX"
       

                                 
 
"OKOMBAHE"
       

    
     "AFRICAN QUEEN" (left); "LAVERNE" (right)
       

           
"MIZPAH" LAND 'n 17DE EEUSE ANKER

Afgeneem hieronder op gedurende die nag van 27 Augustus 2020 lÍ 'n antieke skeepsanker op die werksdek van die "Mizpah" tussen die vis, kapdrade en vispompe wat saam in die net opgekom het terwyl die skuit werksaam was in die kanaal tussen Robbeneiland en Melkbosstrand.

             

Afgeneem hieronder op 27 Augustus 2020 by aankoms in Sandy Point hawe word die skeepsanker deur middel van 'n mobiele hyskraan vanaf die "Mizpah" gelig tot op die Regeringskaai. Weens die afwesigheid van 'n ketting, is daar 'n sterk vermoede dat hierdie anker gedien het as 'n eertydse skip se "spaar-anker". Die herkoms van die anker is op die oomblik egter nog onbekend.

               

Afgeneem hieronder op 27 Augustus 2020 op die gronde van Sandy Point Canning is die antieke skeepsanker van naderby. Die feit dat 'n antieke anker aan wal gebring was, is heeltemal wettig aangesien dit na die oppervlakte gebring is tydens wettige visvangpraktyke in 'n "oop area". Die fonds is onder aandag gebring van die S.A. Visserye Museum op Laaiplek, vanwaar 'n skeepsargeloog verbonde aan die Iziko museum in Kaapstad verwittig is, wat op hul beurt die anker sal ontleed vir historiese rekordhouding sowel as advies sal verskaf aangaande die bewaring van hierdie anker.

        

        

        
        
                   PELAGIESE SKUITE IN DIE RIVIER

Afgeneem hieronder op 25 Augustus 2020 op Laaiplek is 'n seleksie van skuite wat op daardie stadium in die rivier gelÍ het waaronder "Bella Prima", "Kavalier" en "Atlantic Leader".

                                       "KAVALIER"
   

                                "ATLANTIC LEADER"
    

                                  "BELLA PRIMA"
    

                           "SILVER KATONKEL" OP
              KEYWAY SHIPWRIGHT SKEEPSHELLING

Afgeneem hieronder op 25 Augustus 2020 by die Keyway Shipwright skeepshelling op Laaiplek is die "Silver Katonkel" vir algemene herstelwerk, nuwe rompplanke op stuurboord, sowel as vir verfwerk.

       

      "OCEAN HERITAGE"  EN "JAMES ARCHER" BESOEK
                     LAMBERTSBAAI SKEEPSHELLING

Afgeneem hieronder op 25 Augustus 2020 op die Lambertsbaai skeepshelling was die diamantskuit "Ocean Heritage" sowel as die kreefskuit "James Archer teenwoordig gewees.

       

                                    "JAMES ARCHER"
    

                                      "OCEAN HERITAGE"
    

                DORINGBAAI HAWE STAAN DOODSTIL

Afgeneem hieronder op 24 Augustus 2020 is die stil tonele van die hedendaagse hawe van Doringbaai.

          

Afgeneem hieronder op 24 Augustus 2020 ruk en pluk die diamantskuit "Tuppence" aan haar moorings in Doringbaai hawe.

      

    

                              DIE EINDE VAN DIE DAG

Afgeneem hieronder op 23 Augustus 2020 is die sonsondergang
oor Doringbaai.

          

                          MAINTENANCE WORK IN
                    PROGRESS ON "ABE SHAPIRO"

Pictured below on 22 August 2020 on the Quay Four slipway is the sanded hull of the "Abe Shapiro", exposing her wooden planks not only for inspection purposes, but also to prepare the hull for a new
hull colour scheme.

       

                               
"ABE SHAPIRO"
       

   
FISHING FLEET RESTING ALONGSIDE COLLIER JETTY

Pictured below on 22 August 2020 several fishing vessels were berthed alongside the Collier Jetty. Amongst the fleet home from left to right is "Kariba", "Sea Pride II", "Nicolette", "Kentucky", "Malagas II" and "Tina".


       

                             THE DUSTY STARBOARD


Pictured below on 22 August 2020 alongside the Collier Jetty, maintenance work is being performed on the starboard rubbingbands of the "Adelette", as maintenance work continues in order to transform the vessel into an formidable tuna pole vessel.


       

Pictured below fumes pours from the exhaust of the "Adelette" after the main engine had been started.

       

        
LATEST STERN TRAWLER MOVEMENTS

Pictured below on 22 August 2020 several hake stern trawlers were present in the Victoria Basin. Amongst the fleet home were "Ferox", "Lucerne", "Allin", "Forest Lily" and "Boronia" to mention just a few.


                                        
"FEROX"
       

                                     
"BORONIA"
       

                                 
"LUCERNE"
       

                                          
"ALLIN"
       

                                 
"FOREST LILY"
       

             "PORTUNITY" RETURNS BACK HOME


Pictured below on 22 August 2020 the hake stern trawler "Portunity" is seen here sailing into the Victoria Basin on her way back from the trawling grounds.


       

Pictured below on 22 August 2020 on the Cape Syncrolift the South Coast lobster vessel "Romano Paulo" was still to be seen surrounded by scaffolding as maintenance work was still in full progress.

       

                    "ALLISON" BACK HOME AGAIN


Pictured below on 22 August 2020 the tuna pole vessel "Allison" is seen here berthed alongside the East Quay. Previously spotted on 14 August 2020 at Saldanha Bay, the "Allison" has since returned to her home port after visiting the Saldanha Bay slipway for general maintenance and a fresh layer of anti-fouling paint to her lower hull.


       

Pictured below is a ship painter standing on a raft alongside the "Allison", as he prepares his equipment to paint the topsides of the vessel.

       

      
FISHING FLEET RESTING IN ALFRED BASIN

Pictured below on 22 August 2020 several fishing vessels were berthed alongside the East Quay. Amongst the fleet home were "Ouma", "Windhoek", "Comet", "Sailfish" and "Leontina Maria" to mention just a few.  

       

                                  
"WERKENDAM"
       

                             
"OCEANA ROCKET"
       

               HOW LOW CAN YOUR DRAFT GO?


Afgeneem hieronder op 22 Augustus 2020 in Houtbaai lÍ die pens van die "Plettenberg" vas in die sand tydens die laagwater periode.


          

Afgeneem hieronder aan die buitekant van die "Plettenberg" dryf die "Gypsy Rose", "Albatros" en "Kingfisher" in kniediepte water.

        

 
                   

                                    
"KINGFISHER"
        

Afgeneem hieronder op 22 Augustus 2020 in Houtbaai van links na regs is die tunapaal skuite "Sea Hunter", "Atlantic Hunter" en "Common Wealth".

        

                  "RUWEKUS" KOM RUS IN HOUTBAAI


Afgeneem hieronder op 22 Augustus 2020 langs die Noordekaai in Houtbaai was die "Ruwekus" een van talle pelagiese skuite wat in die hawe kom rus het vanwaar die skuite Ansjovis in die omgewing gevang het.


        

         "OCEANA PARAGON" ARRIVEER IN HOUTBAAI


Afgeneem hieronder op 22 Augustus 2020 is die "Oceana Paragon" oppad na Houtbaai hawe om haar by die res van die vloot te kom aansluit vanwaar die skuit vanaf die Agterbaai gevaar het.


        

                           "OCEANA PARAGON"
        

            DIE KREEFSKUITE KOM TERUG HUIS TOE


Afgeneem hieronder op 22 Augustus 2020 arriveer die kreefskuite in Houtbaai hawe vanwaar hulle kreef gevang het in die Kaappunt omgewing, waaronder die "Ocean Harvest", "Swordfish" en "Silver Leader".


                                   "OCEAN HARVEST"
        

                                 "SWORDFISH"
        

                                  "SILVER LEADER"
        
 
              "ANTARES" EN "FLAMINGO" BESOEK
                              HOUT BAY BOAT YARD


Afgeneem hieronder op 22 Augustus 2020 by die Hout Bay Boat Yard was beide die "Antares" sowel as "Flamingo" teenwoordig gewees vir algemene herstelwerk.

                                         "ANTARES"
        

                                         "FLAMINGO"
        
Verblydend om te sien dat daar weer aandag geskenk word aan die "Flamingo", wat saam met die "Baby Ronald" gesamentlik die tweede plek deel as die oudste werkende vistreilers in Suid-Afrika.

Afgeneem hieronder op 22 Augustus 2020 in Houtbaai is nog twee tunapaal skuite wat deel vorm van die Houtbaai vloot, naamlik "Hotline II" en "Braveheart".


                                 
"HOTLINE II"
        

                                 
"BRAVEHEART"
        

Afgeneem hieronder op 22 Augustus 2020 langs die Noordekaai in Houtbaai is die stokvislanglyn skuit "Shivon".

        

Afgeneem hieronder op 22 Augustus 2020 langs die Noordekaai in Houtbaai is "Sechaba" (links) en "Boloko I" (regs).

        

                  NUWE NAAMBORDE VIR "SECHABA"


Afgeneem hieronder op 22 Augustus 2020 in Houtbaai vertoon die "Sechaba" nuwe houtnaamborde op haar agterstewe. Voorheen het die "Sechaba" (uitgebleikte) viniel naamborde gehad.
           
                                  "
NUWE" NAAMBORDE   
        


                      
"OU" VINIEL NAAMPLAKKERS
     

Afgeneem hieronder op 22 Augustus 2020 langs die Noordekaai in Houtbaai is die stokvislanglyn skuit "Augusta 1".

        

Afgeneem hieronder op 22 Augustus 2020 in Houtbaai rus "Nossob" aan die buitekant van die "Cristo Rei".

        

              "SILVER LEADER" SOEK 'n RUSPLEKKIE


Afgeneem hieronder op 22 Augustus 2020 in Houtbaai kom soek die "Silver Leader" na 'n rusplekkie langs die "Silver Hunter" nadat die kreefvangs vir die dag afgelaai was.


        

     "COMMON WEALTH" SE BULWARKS WORD GELIG


Afgeneem hieronder op 22 Augustus 2020 in Houtbaai word glasveselwerk verrig aan die "Common Wealth" se bulwarks, ten einde dit te verhoog.


        

                      DIE WRAKKE VAN HOUTBAAI


Afgeneem hieronder op 22 Augustus 2020 tydens die gepaardgaande laagwater, was dit 'n goeie geleentheid om te sien hoe die gesinkte wrakke verder en verder verrot in die hawegebied.


                             
"CONSTANTIABERG"
        

                            
       "SPES NOVA"
        

                               
"JOHN BARBERY"
        

                                        
"ASTERIX"
        

n skerp kontras met die foto hierbo, word daar intensiewe instandhoudingswerk gedoen op 22 Augustus 2020 aanboord van die "Covi II", die susterskuit van die "Asterix".

        

                                    
"COVI II"
        

Afgeneem hieronder op 22 Augustus 2020 in Houtbaai is daar
nog geen beter vooruitsigte in sig vir "Edelweiss" nie...


        

Afgeneem hieronder op 22 Augustus 2020 in Houtbaai is die stokvislanglyn skuit "Valhalla".

        

Afgeneem hieronder op 22 Augustus 2020 in Houtbaai langs die Yskaai van links na regs is "Oceana Concorde", "Aranos" en "Boetie Akie".

        
Trawler Heritage kry altyd so 'n ongemaklikheid wanneer 'n houtskuit teen die kaai vasgedruk word deur 'n staalskuit...
Dit grens aan wat mens kan beskryf as "houtskuit-mollestering", maar vir solank as wat dit nie as 'n misdaad geklasifiseer word nie, sal dit seker maar die gebruik bly.


Afgeneem hieronder op 22 Augustus 2020 in Houtbaai langs die Yskaai van links na regs is "Cape Frio" en "Oceana Paragon" in die voorgrond, terwyl "Emerald Isle", "Oceana Viking" en "South West Falcon" voor hulle lÍ.

        

                     DIE SKUITE VAN KAAI NO.3


Afgeneem hieronder op 22 Augustus 2020 in Houtbaai langs Kaai No.3 is 'n seleksie van skuite wat teenwoordig was waaronder "Seawin Sapphire", "Seawin Ruby", "Ocean Wanderer", "Balance", "Gary", "Elandsberg", "Girl Judith", "Oregon", "Water Baby" en "Tamara" om maar net 'n paar name op te noem.


    
"SEAWIN SAPPHIRE" (links);   "SEAWIN RUBY" (regs)  
        

         "OCEAN WANDERER"
(links);  "BALANCE" (regs)  
        

                                          "OREGON"
        

                                    "WATER BABY"
        

                                             "GARY"
        

                                         "TAMARA"
        

                                     "ELANDSBERG"
        

                                 "GIRL JUDITH"
        

                 "OCEANA AMETHYST" VAT DIESEL  
        

Afgeneem hieronder op 22 Augustus 2020 langs die Noordekaai in Houtbaai van links na regs is "Olivia Marie", "Noordeveld" en "Sette Mari".

        

 "SUIRAM VH" WORD HERDOOP TOT "HOOKED" (ALWEER)

Afgeneem hieronder op 22 Augustus 2020 in Houtbaai is die "Hooked" wat voorheen bekend gestaan het as "Suiram VH". Die "Hooked" het oorspronklik ook bekend gestaan "Hooked" vanwaar die skuit oorspronklik in Suid-Afrika gearriveer het vanaf AustraliŽ.

        

Afgeneem hieronder op 22 Augustus 2020 in Houtbaai is die tunapaal skuit "Abdul Latief", vanwaar die skuit vroeŽr die dag 'n vrag tuna afgelaai het.

                   

                            "OCEAN HERCULES"
        

Afgeneem hieronder op 22 Augustus 2020 in Houtbaai langs die Slipkaai is die skoongeverfde romp van die "Sandalene".

        

       
"AQUILLA" SE BULWARKS WORD HERBOU

Afgeneem hieronder op 22 Augustus 2020 in Houtbaai langs die Slipkaai vertoon die "Aquilla" haar afgbreekte bulwarks op stuurboord.

          

Afgeneem hieronder is stukke verrotte oorblyselfs van die "Aquilla" se bulwarks wat lÍ op die kaai.

                   

Afgeneem hieronder op 22 Augustus 2020 in Houtbaai langs die Slipkaai is die onaktiewe skuit "Grant".

       

         
"LANGEBERG" EN "OCEANA CLIPPER" OP
                       HOUTBAAI SKEEPSHELLING


Afgeneem hieronder op 22 Augustus 2020 op die Houtbaai skeephelling was twee skuite teenwoordig naamlik "Oceana Clipper" en "Langeberg", vir algemene herstelwerk en 'n vars laag verf.

                          
"OCEANA CLIPPER"
       

           
NUWE KLEURSKEMA VIR "LANGEBERG"

Afgeneem hieronder op 22 Augustus 2020 op die Houtbaai skeephelling vertoon die "Langeberg" 'n nuwe donkerblou kleurskema. Voorheen het die "Langeberg" 'n ligblou kleurskema vertoon.
          
                         
"NUWE" KLEURSKEMA
       


                               "OU" KLEURSKEMA
       

Afgeneem hieronder op 22 Augustus 2020 in Houtbaai langs die Slipkaai is die stokvislanglyn skuit "Penkop II".

       

Afgeneem hieronder op 22 Augustus 2020 in Houtbaai langs die Yskaai van links na regs is "South West Falcon", "Oceana Viking"
en "Emerald Isle".


       

                           "SOUTH WEST FALCON"
       

Afgeneem hieronder op 22 Augustus 2020 in Houtbaai langs die Yskaai van links na regs is "Boetie Akie", "Aranos"
en "Oceana Concorde".


       

                                         "ARANOS"
       

                            "OCEANA CONCORDE"
       

                        DIE SKUITE GAAN SEE TOE!


Afgeneem hieronder op 22 Augustus 2020 op die Houtbaai is 'n seleksie van fotos geneem gedurende die uitvaart. Sien ook die video op die Trawler Heritage Hoofblad genaamd "Houtbaai 22 Augustus 2020" vir meer aksie aangaande die uitvaart.


                          "SOUTH WEST FALCON"
       

                            "OCEANA AMETHYST"
       

                                     "SETTE MARI"
       

       

     SKIPPER, DRAAI OOP DIE THROTTLE DAT ONS 
                           VINNIGER SKUIT KAN RY!

       

                            NOU MAAR, VAT SO!

Afgeneem hieronder spat die sproei oor die skuit se kop...nie
dat dit enigsins die crewmanne wat daar voor in die kop staan
gehinder het nie...


       

Afgeneem hieronder fynkam "Sette Mari" die "jungle" vir enige teken van lewe...

       

                      "NOORDEVELD" GOOI LOS
       

       

       

       

           "RUWEKUS" SE CATERPILLAR ONTWAAK
                             

                          "OCEANA CONCORDE"
       

                                      "SECHABA"
       

                                    "RUWEKUS"
       

       

                               "ARANOS" GOOI LOS
       

                                    "BOETIE AKIE"
       

                                      "ARANOS"
       

       

                             "OCEANA PARAGON"
       

       

                  "BOETIE AKIE" OPPAD KFC TOE...

Afgeneem hieronder so net na sonsak is die "Boetie Akie"
volspoed oppad terug na Houtbaai hawe. Blykbaar om KFC te gaan koop...maar dis nou volgens oom Boetie Mostert se opinie...


       

Afgeneem hieronder fynkam "Ruwkus" die "jungle" vir enige teken van goedters met kieue en sterte...

       

Afgeneem hieronder kom die "Sette Mari" om Hangberg gevaar om die "jungle" weereens te fynkam.

       

                     "DUINEKUS" MAAK 'n TREK

Afgeneem hieronder brand "Duinekus" se rooi maslig kort nadat die skuit gegooi het in die "jungle".

       

Afgeneem hieronder in die "jungle" is "Sette Mari" (links) en "Sechaba" (regs).

       

                  GOOD-LUCK "ANNABELLE ROSE"!      

Pictured below on 20 August 2020 is the 83 feet "Annabelle Rose", the latest purse seiner to emerge from the Tallie Marine boat yard in Sandy Point harbour. The "Annabelle Rose" is based on similar lines as the "Samrock" launched during June 2020.

       

        FISHING FLEET RESTING IN ALFRED BASIN

Pictured below on 19 August 2020 several fishing vessels were berthed alongside the East Quay. Amongst the fleet home were "Ouma", "Windhoek", "Comet", "Sailfish" and "Leontina Maria" to mention just a few.         

       

                            
"SOUTHERN CROSS"
       

Pictured below on 19 August 2020 the top sides of the "Conquistador" is seen here painted in a fresh layer of blue paint.
           
       

                                 
"WERKENDAM"
       

Pictured below on 19 August 2020 alongside the East Quay is the "Oceana Topaz" (left) and "Sailfish" (right).

       

Pictured below on 19 August 2020 is a visitor from the Elliot Basin, the "Weskus II", now to be seen berthed alongside the East Quay for maintenance purposes.

       

          
NEW NAMEPLATES FOR "OCEANA TOPAZ"

Pictured below on 19 August 2020 alongside the East Quay, new nameplates were spotted on the stern of the "Oceana Topaz".


                            
"NEW" NAMEPLATES
       

                              
"OLD" NAMEPLATES
       

Pictured below on 19 August 2020 the focsle doors onboard the "Impala" was standing wide open. Being inactive at present, this is the source of all evil to broke loose onboard any fishing vessel...

       

                    RE-BUILDS, MAINTENANCE AND
                       ALTERATIONS IN PROGRESS

Pictured below on 19 August 2020 maintenance work was to be seen performed onboard the "Conquistador", "South West Petrel", "Vlaeberg" and "Werkendam". Let's have a closer look at proceedings.

Pictured below the wheelhouse awning of the "Conquistador" is seen painted in a fresh layer of red paint.


           

Pictured below a ship painter is busy varnishing the wheelhouse windows onboard the "South West Petrel".

       

Pictured below is a ship painter together with his paint cans and
brushes busy working on the stern area onboard the "South West Petrel".


       

Pictured below a fresh layer of white paint is being applied to the port side whaledeck onboard the "Werkendam".

       

Pictured below a fresh layer of black paint is being applied to deck pond boards onboard the "Werkendam".

       

Pictured below a fresh layer of red paint is being applied to the bottom rubbing band onboard the "Werkendam".

       

Pictured below a ladder is hanging overboard in order to apply a fresh layer of white paint onto the whaleback of the "Vlaeberg".

       

                           WASH-YOUR-RAFT DAY


Pictured below on 19 August 2020 both the maintenance rafts moored alongside the "Kariba" as well as "Adelette", were seen to be "washed" by the engine cooling water outlets...


                      
                "KARIBA"
       

                                       
"ADELETTE"
       

Pictured below on 19 August 2020 the "Oceana Rocket" is seen here making way from the ice bunker at South Arm 4 to the Fish Market jetty.

       

 
FISHING FLEET RESTING ALONGSIDE COLLIER JETTY

Pictured below on 19 August 2020 several fishing vessels were berthed alongside the Collier Jetty. Amongst the fleet home were "Abe Shapiro", "Tina" and "Kentucky" to mention just a few.


                                  
"ABE SHAPIRO"
       

                                           
"TINA"
       

                                       
"KENTUCKY"
       

Pictured below on 19 August 2020 at the Fish Market jetty is the
tuna pole vessel "Windhoek".


       

               LATEST STERN TRAWLER MOVEMENTS

Pictured below on 19 August 2020 several hake stern trawlers were present in the Victoria Basin. Amongst the fleet home were "Okombahe", "Realeka", "Sveinn Jonsson", "Ludwani" and "Boronia" to mention just a few.


                                       
"FUCHSIA"  
       

                                      
  "
FEROX"  
       

                                       
"BORONIA"  
       

                                     
"OKOMBAHE"  
       

                                   
"REALEKA"  
       

                                
"SVEINN JONSSON"  
       

                                   
"LUDWANI"  
       

        "ABE SHAPIRO" TO VISIT QUAY FOUR SLIPWAY


Pictured below on 19 August 2020 in the Victoria Basin the "Abe Shapiro" is seen here making way to the Quay Four slipway for her annual refit.


        

        

                   

Pictured below the cradle is being positioned underneath the "Abe Shapiro". We will pay visit to the "Abe Shapiro" over the next couple of days in order to monitor progress made whilst visiting the slipway.      

         

             "RIVIERGANS" SINK LANGS DIE OOSKAAI

Afgeneem hieronder op 19 Augustus 2020 langs die Ooskaai in die Kaapse Dokke lÍ die gesinkte romp van die "Riviergans" wat tans in sloping is. Die oorsaak vir die sinking is egter onbekend, maar gegewe die foto hieronder wat op 13 Augustus geneem was, moet mens erken dat die skuit se "free board" limiete tot op die uiterste beproef was...

                       

Afgeneem hieronder op 13 Augustus 2020 is al wat van die "Riviergans" se romp oorgebly het, wat tans gesink langs die kaai lÍ...Dit gaan so effens van 'n kopseer veroorsaak om hierdie ribbes weer vlot te maak.

               

              DIE SALDANHABAAI CHUKKIE-KLUB
                       VERGADER BY YACHTPORT

Afgeneem hieronder op 14 Augustus 2020 by Yachtport in  Saldanhabaai was drie skuite wat deel vorm van die sogenaamde "Saldanhabaai Chukkie-klub" teenwoordig gewees naamlik "Nanja", "Lappop" en "Flying Scott".

                                        
"NANJA"
       


Afgeneem hieronder op 14 Augustus 2020 by Yachtport is die "Lappop" in die voorgrond met "Flying Scott" wat in die agtergrond lÍ.

       
En so het die "Chukkie-klub" onlangs weer gegroei met die toevoeging van die blou-en-geel chukkie afkomstig van Velddrif. Nee wat, gee maar kans, Saldanhabaai gaan een van die dae lyk soos Lambertsbaai se hawe destyds gelyk het...
  
   
           "RENJA" WORD TER WATER GELAAT

Afgeneem hieronder op 14 Augustus 2020 by Yachtport in  Saldanhabaai is 'n seleksie van fotos aangaande die ter water lating van die "Renja". Vir meer aksie, sien ook die video op die Hoofblad genaamd "Renja ter water lating - 14 Augustus 2020.


       

     NUWELAND? AIKONA, DIS YACHTPORT HIERDIE!

Afgeneem hieronder op 14 Augustus 2020 staan die motors geparkeer soos by 'n Curriebeker finaal op Nuweland vanwaar mense van heinde en verre gekom het om die ter water lating van Suid-Afrika se eerste staalskuit in twee dekades te kom bywoon het.

       


Afgeneem hieronder is feitlik al wat verkeerd geloop het ter voorbereiding vir die ter water lating...een van die wielhuisvensters het slegs minute voordat die skuit op die skeepshyser gelig sou word, besluit om die gees te gee, en om een of ander onverklaarbare rede uitmekaar gebars...

       

Afgeneem hieronder is Onwa navigasietoerusting te sien wat intussen tyd bo-op die wielhuis gemonteer was, sedert die skuit op 5 Augustus 2020 vanaf Yzerfontein vervoer was.

       

       

       

       

Afgeneem hieronder is die span van Yachtport besig om die belde onderdeur die "Renja" se kiel te trek.

       

       'n MAN GEKLEE MET 'N HARDEHOED EN GROEN  
        OORPAK MAAK SY VERSKYNING OP DIE KAAI...

       


         HY IS GEKAMOFLEER MET 'n MASKER, EN HY
                      HET 'n KAMERA  BYDERHAND!


                  
   
     Moenie met hom geselsies aanknoop oor dekvis nie,
                             dit word ten sterkste teŽ gestaan...

Afgeneem hieronder word die belde styf getrek ten einde "Renja" vanaf haar bed te lig.

        

        

        

Afgeneem hieronder word anti-fouling vir oulaas toegevoeg waar die bed se stutte teen die romp gedruk het.

        

                   

          

Afgeneem hieronder is die lus alreeds in plek vanwaar dit hang aan die skuit se boeg vir die breek van die sjampanjebottel - 'n tradisionele ter water latings tradisie wat mens feitlik nie meer aantref in Suid-Afrika nie.

                   

        

        

           DIE SJAMPANJE BOTTEL WORD GEBREEK!

     

     

     

        

Afgeneem hieronder maak "Renja" vir die eerste keer kennis met seewater.

        

Afgeneem hieronder is dit skop, stern, skuim, rook en borrels namate die stuurkontroles nagegaan word.

        

                                     DAAR GAAN SY!
                              
GOOD-LUCK "RENJA"!

        

        

            

Afgeneem hieronder lÍ "Renja" vasgemaak teen haar kaai by Yachtport.

        

Afgeneem hieronder op 14 Augustus 2020 lÍ "Renja" met haar ousus "Nanja", aan haar buitekant.

        

                        A VISITOR FROM HOUT BAY...

Pictured below on 14 August 2020 the tuna pole vessel "Freedom"
is seen here sailing into Saldanha Bay harbour for a scheduled visit to the Saldanha Bay slipway.

        

     "HIGHLAND QUEEN" RAAK (TYDELIK) NAAMLOOS

Afgeneem hieronder op 14 Augustus 2020 op Saldanhabaai vertoon die rooi sirkels aan dat die "Highland Queen" se naamborde op beide die whaleback sowel as agterstewe verwyder is namate instandhoudingswerk verrig word op die skuit.

        

        

Aangetoon hieronder vanuit die argief vertoon die "Highland Queen" nuwe houtnaamborde wat einde 2019 aangebring was.

        

              LATEST STERN TRAWLER MOVEMENTS

Pictured below on 14 August 2020 several hake stern trawlers were present alongside the Sea Harvest jetty at Saldanha Bay. Amongst the fleet home were "Harvest Selina", "Harvest Gavina", "Harvest Georgina" and "Harvest Krotoa".

        

                           
"HARVEST SELINA"
        

 "HARVEST GAVINA"
(left); "HARVEST GEORGINA" (right)
        

                                
"HARVEST KROTOA"
        

                              
"HARVEST GAVINA"
        

                 "DEREK 1" EN "SOUTHERN HORIZON"
                                KEER TERUG HUIS TOE

Afgeneem hieronder op 14 Augustus 2020 langs die Presidentskaai in Saldanha was beide die "Derek 1" sowel as "Southern Horizon" weer terug by die huis, vanwaar "Derek 1" seekat gevang het vanuit Mosselbaai, en "Southern Horizon" kreef gevang het vanuit Kalkbaai.

 
                                          "DEREK 1"
        

                                "SOUTHERN HORIZON"
        

Afgeneem hieronder op 14 Augustus 2020 langs die Presidentskaai in Saldanhabaai is die stokvislanglyn skuit "Emerald".

        

Pictured below on 14 August 2020 alongside the Service jetty at Saldanha Bay is the tuna pole vessel "Allison" from Cape Town, after a brief visit to the Saldanha Bay slipway recently for general maintenance. At the time, the topsides of the "Allison" still had to be painted, which will take place at the Cape Docks in due time.

        

               PELAGIESE SKUITE IN SALDANHABAAI


Afgeneem hieronder op 14 Augustus 2020 was vier pelagiese skuite teenwoordig gewees in Saldanhabaai waaronder "Atlantic Endeavour", "Silver Challenger", "Adenia" en "Southern Belle".


                         "ATLANTIC ENDEAVOUR"
        

                                           "ADENIA"
        

Afgeneem hieronder op 14 Augustus 2020 langs die Premier Fishing kaai vertoef die "Southern Belle" nog met 'n gebreekte masjien. (Verskoon asseblief die seiljag-pornografie in die voorgrond.)
        
        

                NUWE ROEPLETTER KLEURSKEMA
                            VIR "SOUTHERN BELLE"


Afgeneem hieronder op 14 Augustus 2020 vertoon die rooi sirkel 'n nuwe swart-op-wit roepletter kleurskema op die bakboordsy van die "Southern Belle". Voorheen het die skuit 'n wit-op-swart kleurskema vertoon.

                 "NUWE" ROEPLETTER KLEURSKEMA
        

                   "OU" ROEPLETTER KLEURSKEMA
        

                   ONS GROET VIR "DRAKENSKOP"    

Afgeneem hieronder op 14 Augustus 2020 op die Saldanhabaai skeepshelling word die voormalige pelagiese skuit "Drakenskop" van Laaiplek gesloop.

        

                        DIS LIPPE OP DIE KLIPPE
                
MET "CHALLENGER" SE YANMAR

Afgeneem hieronder op 14 Augustus 2020 op die Saldanhabaai skeepshelling lÍ die "Silver Challenger" gestrand met 'n gebreekte Yanmar enjin.

        

Afgeneem hieronder op 14 Augustus 2020 vertoon die rooi sirkel
die nuutste toevoegging op "Silver Challenger", naamlik 'n Suid-Afrikaanse vlag. Onlangs is soortgelyke Suid-Afrikaanse vlae toegevoeg op elk van Terrasan Pelagies se skuite. 

        
Trawler Heritage wonder of die vertoning van die Suid-Afrikaanse vlag mens kan help om meer vis te kan vang? Of wie weet, patriotisme help dalk om 'n groter kwota te kan bekom? Ek sal daai antwoord moet probeer uitvind. In daai geval gaan ons almal ons vlaggies begin waai, onderstebo soos party manne s'n of te nie...

               
NEE SUID-AFRIKA, NEE, NEE, NEE!

Afgeneem hieronder op 14 Augustus 2020 is hoe die sekuriteitshuisie by die ingang van Saldanhabaai hawe tans daarna uitsien nadat vandale die diefwerings, en vensterrame uit die mure geruk het. Iewerste moet hierdie nonsens in ons hawens begin einde kry!

        

          FISHING FLEET RESTING IN ALFRED BASIN

Pictured below on 13 August 2020 several fishing vessels were berthed alongside the East Quay. Amongst the fleet home were "Ouma", "Windhoek", "Comet", "Sailfish", "Oceana Rocket" and
"Leontina Maria" to mention just a few.

        


                          
             "COMET"
        

Pictured below on 13 August 2020 from left to right is "Oceana Topaz", "Sailfish" and "Windhoek".

        

                                  
"SAILFISH" 
        


                                 
"WINDHOEK"
        

                             
"OCEANA ROCKET"
        

    
"WERKENDAM" VISITS QUAY FOUR SLIPWAY

Pictured below on 13 August 2020 on the Quay Four slipway is the "Werkendam" for some general maintenance and a fresh layer of paint.

        

        
               ONS GROET VIR "RIVIERGANS"

Afgeneem hieronder op 13 Augustus 2020 in die Kaapse Dokke is die "Riviergans" se romp tot so 'n mate afgebreek dat die skuit se vorm mens eerder aan die van 'n antieke Romeinse oorlogskip laat herhinder.

        

Afgeneem hieronder het die "Riviergans" se ratkas nog behoue gebly, waarskynlik die enigste voorwerp op die skuit behalwe vir die skroef en skroef-as wat nog iets van waarde kan beteken.

        

               
LATEST STERN TRAWLER MOVEMENTS

Pictured below on 13 August 2020 several hake stern trawlers were present in the Victoria Basin. Amongst the fleet home were "Okombahe", "Realeka", "Sveinn Jonsson", "Armana" and "Isabella Marine" to mention just a few.


                                     
"OKOMBAHE"
        

                                      
"REALEKA"
        

                                
"SVEINN JONSSON"
        

                                         
"ARMANA"
        

                               
"ISABELLA MARINE"
        

   
FISHING FLEET RESTING ALONGSIDE COLLIER JETTY

Pictured below on 13 August 2020 alongside the Collier Jetty from left to right is "Kariba", "Sea Pride II", "Nicolette" and "Malagas II". Also present was the "Mpho" and "Abe Shapiro".


        

                               
"CHRIS TRAUTMAN"
        

                                   
"KENTUCKY"
        

                    
RE-BUILDS, MAINTENANCE AND
                       ALTERATIONS IN PROGRESS

Pictured below on 13 August 2020 maintenance work was to be seen performed onboard the "Vlaeberg", "Adelette" and "Nicolette". Let's have a closer look at proceedings.

Pictured below the "Nicolette" was now to be seen berthed on port side to enable the shipwrights to apply spots of primer paint on her starboard side.


        

Pictured below this brand new life raft was spotted on the whale back of the "Adelette" as part of the rebuild of the vessel.

        

Pictured below is the ship's bell onboard the "Vlaeberg" which now displays a new white colour scheme.. Previously, the ship's bell had a blue colour scheme.

                     
"NEW" WHITE COLOUR SCHEME

        

                     
"OLD" BLUE COLOUR SCHEME
        
Trawler Heritage sal wat wil gee om net eenkeer daai klok te kan lui om uit te vind of dit wel 'n "dong" geluid kan maak...lyk darem al te veel of dit eens op 'n tyd iemand se leeslampie kon gewees het?

                                      
"VLAEBERG" 
        

Pictured below on 13 August 2020 on the Cape Syncrolift the South Coast lobster vessel "Romano Paulo" was seen surrounded by scaffolding as maintenance work was still in full progress.

        

           
ADDITIONAL FISHING CODE FOR "PREDATOR"

Pictured below on 13 August 2020 on the Cape Syncrolift is the tuna pole vessel "Predator", now displaying her new live bait fishing code on the whaleback.

        

                                    "PREDATOR"
        
 
                       
GOOD-LUCK "LUDWANI"!

Pictured below on 13 August 2020 the hake side trawler "Ludwani" is seen here leaving the Victoria Basin on route to the trawling grounds.

        

        

        "ABRAHAM T"  VISITS SANDY POINT SLIPWAY

Pictured below on 12 August 2020 is the hake longliner "Abraham T" from Cape Town, on the Sandy Point slipway side-slip for some general maintenance, a fresh layer of paint, as well as a new shaft to be fitted.

       

          
"SANTA MONICA" GOES TO THE BREAKERS

Pictured below on 12 August 2020 on the Sandy Point slipway, the heavily rusted hull of the "Santa Monica" is being dismantled, after an successful salvage operation was conducted on the vessel, which was laying partially submerged alongside one of the jetties for several years already.


       

Pictured below from archives is how we will remember the "Santa Monica", taking up valuable berth space in an already congested harbour.

         

                        NOORDWESTE WEER MAAK
               AMOK ONDER SALDANHABAAIERS


Afgeneem hieronder op 12 Augustus 2020 kan beide die "Southern Belle" sowel as "Amalia" getuig van sterk winde wat oor Saldanhabaai geheers het gedurende onlangse stormweer.

Aangetoon hieronder is een van "Southern Belle" se springtoue wat erg uitgerafel het.

                    

Afgeneem hieronder op 12 Augustus 2020 is die agterstewe van
die "Amalia" erg verniel nadat 'n sleepboot haar gekarnuffel het tydens die storm.

                         

                       DIE "GANSE"  LÍ ROERLOOS

Afgeneem hieronder op 6 Augustus 2020 op Gansbaai vertoef die "Ganse" by die huis weens ononderbroke winterstorms. Alhoewel weerstoestande in die foto hieronder mooi lyk, het die noordwes
alweer spierwit gewaai op die horison, met nog 'n kouefront wat later gedurende die nag oor die gebied sou inbeweeg.

      

    
"ADENIA" EN "DAGBREEK" OPPAD NA BOKPUNT


Afgeneem hieronder op 6 Augustus 2020 aan die suidweste kant van Robbeneiland is beide die "Adenia" en "Dagbreek" oppad na Bokpunt om Ansjovis te gaan soek vanwaar beide skuite vroeŽr die dag vanuit Houtbaai vertrek het.


                                         
"ADENIA"
        

                                     
"DAGBREEK"
        

   
FISHING FLEET RESTING ALONGSIDE COLLIER JETTY

Pictured below on 6 August 2020 alongside the Collier Jetty from left to right is "Kariba", "Sea Pride II", "Nicolette" and "Malagas II". Also present was the "Mpho" and "Abe Shapiro".


        

                                           
"MPHO"
        

                                  
"ABE SHAPIRO"
        

                
BUSY SCENES AT CAPE SYNCROLIFT

Pictured below on 6 August 2020, four fishing vessels were present on the Cape syncrolift namely, "Ubuntu", "Romano Paulo", "Rigel 4" and "Helena Marie".

                                          "UBUNTU"

        
              

                                          "RIGEL 4"

        

                                  "HELENA MARIE"

        

                               
"ROMANO PAULO"
        

     
"ROMANO PAULO" GETS AN "VANTAGE POINT"

Pictured below on 6 August 2020 the red indicates a hole on the port side hull of the "Romano Paulo", which at the time seemingly was used as an vantage point by one of the workers...
 

        

        

                   
RE-BUILDS, MAINTENANCE AND
                       ALTERATIONS IN PROGRESS

Pictured below on 6 August 2020 maintenance work was to be seen performed onboard the "Vlaeberg", "Leontina Maria", "Nicolette", and "Conquistador". Let's have a closer look at proceedings.

Pictured below is wheelhouse of the "Vlaeberg", neatly painted after laying idle alongside the Collier Jetty for the past two years.


        

Pictured below excessive rust is been removed from the shelterdeck structure of the "Vlaeberg" with the help of an chipping hammer.

        

Pictured below is a new call sign signage on the wheelhouse of the "Conquistador" as indicated by the red circle.

        

Pictured below the Koden radar is once again to be seen on the  wheelhouse of the "Conquistador" as indicated by the red circle.<