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TRAWLERMAN is the memoir of Jimmy Buchan - skipper of the Amity II, a fishing vessel based in Peterhead, Europe's largest fishing port. Jimmya€™s story is one of incredible highs and lows. Ita€™s a life that has been lived on the very crest of danger and despair, a career of thirty years that has seen other skippers fall by the wayside, undone by a declining industry, or worse, lost to the unforgiving North Sea. By turns gripping, comic and nostalgic, this tale of Britaina€™s most dangerous job, carried out by Britaina€™s most famous skipper, is guaranteed to mesmerize.a#39;Why dona#39;t ye get a much newer vessel, one that will give ye a lot more years of service, ye ken?a#39; He was suggesting I spend twice the money on a much newer boat, one that would give me a much better return on my investment. It would mean ... a#39;Whatever the boata#39;s worth, a#39; he said, a#39;offer five thousand more.a#39; So thata#39;s whatanbsp;...

Author:Jimmy Buchan
Publisher:Hachette UK - 2011-06-02


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