TRAWLERMAN is the memoir of Jimmy Buchan - skipper of the Amity II, a fishing vessel based in Peterhead, Europe's largest fishing port. Jimmyas story is one of incredible highs and lows. Itas 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 Britainas most dangerous job, carried out by Britainas 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;...
|Publisher||:||Hachette UK - 2011-06-02|