December 2024

December - Cadgwith Cornwall

december 2024 cadgwith cornwall ///port.differ.verifying FISHERMEN’S TALES ARCHIVEFull story archive featuring the fishermen’s tales of life at sea, their boats, and onboard superstitions, all told in their own words.

November 2024

November - James and Mike Batten - Penberth

NOVEMBER 2024 penberth cornwall JAMES & MIKE BATTEN,Penberth Fisherman –Father & Son ///unafraid.vibes.betrayal OUR SUPERSTITION “No sandwiches cut in triangles to be taken onboard; they need to be cut into squares.” FISHERMEN’S TALES ARCHIVEFull story archive featuring the fishermen’s tales of life at sea, their boats, and onboard superstitions, all told in their own words.

October 2024

October - The Fishermen of Padstow

october 2024 padstow cornwall Padstow Fishermen,BRIAN BATE,BRANDON WILLE,WILL CHAPMAN,ELLIOT DELANEY ///beginning.those.workforce OUR SUPERSTITION “We won’t allow the proper name of a bunny to be said at sea, but that extends on land as well. Known as bush congers, underground chickens or those things with a bushy tail.” FISHERMEN’S TALES ARCHIVEFull story archive featuring the fishermen’s […]

September 2024

September - Will Ashby - Mevagissey

september 2024 mevagissey cornwall WILL ASHBY,Mevagissey Fisherman ///awoke.serves.ushering OUR SUPERSTITION “Changing the boat name is bad luck.” FISHERMEN’S TALES ARCHIVEFull story archive featuring the fishermen’s tales of life at sea, their boats, and onboard superstitions, all told in their own words.

August 2024

August - Darren Walsh - Newquay

august 2024 newquay cornwall DARREN WALSH,Newquay Fisherman ///liner.stupidly.snooping OUR SUPERSTITION “We know lots of superstitions, know of loads, follow quite a few, sometimes it’s when it suits.” FISHERMEN’S TALES ARCHIVEFull story archive featuring the fishermen’s tales of life at sea, their boats, and onboard superstitions, all told in their own words.

July 2024

July - Graham Nicholas - Sennen Cove

july 2024 sennen cove cornwall GRAHAM NICHOLAS,Sennen Cove Fisherman ///stolen.amicably.rejoined OUR SUPERSTITION “Don’t take a pasty to sea because they are full of wind. One fisherman bites both ends off his to get rid of the wind and also the bad luck as he likes taking a pasty to sea.” FISHERMEN’S TALES ARCHIVEFull story archive […]

June 2024

June - Ben and Terry George - Sennen Cove

JUNE 2024 sennen cove cornwall BEN & TERRY GEORGE,Sennen Cove Fishermen –Father & Son ///lump.touches.digitally OUR SUPERSTITION “It’s bad luck seeing a vicar on the quayside, if you did, you’d turn around and go back home.” FISHERMEN’S TALES ARCHIVEFull story archive featuring the fishermen’s tales of life at sea, their boats, and onboard superstitions, all told […]

May 2024

May - Freddie Bates and Jude Bates - Newlyn

MAY 2024 newlyn cove cornwall FREDDIE & JUDE BATES,Newlyn Fishermen –Father & Son ///hers.commuted.javelin ///cosmetic.mull.optimists OUR SUPERSTITION “Don’t whistle at sea otherwise it’ll attract the wind. Old sailors used to whistle to summon the wind.” FISHERMEN’S TALES ARCHIVEFull story archive featuring the fishermen’s tales of life at sea, their boats, and onboard superstitions, all told in […]

April 2024

April - John Hunkin - Mevagissey

april 2024 mevagissey cornwall JOHN HUNKIN,Mevagissey Fisherman ///awoke.serves.ushering OUR SUPERSTITION “Never go to sea on a Sunday; my Grandfather’s generation wouldn’t but as the years passed and different generations came along, one by one they’d start going.” FISHERMEN’S TALES ARCHIVEFull story archive featuring the fishermen’s tales of life at sea, their boats, and onboard superstitions, […]

March 2024

March - Ben George and Nick Hichens - Sennen Cove

MARCH 2024 sennen cove cornwall BEN GEORGE & NICK HICHENS,Sennen Cove Fishermen ///pills.sideboard.contracting OUR SUPERSTITION “Steer the boat around the sun, coming around clockwise. It’s always been like that in Sennen, to come around to starboard.” FISHERMEN’S TALES ARCHIVEFull story archive featuring the fishermen’s tales of life at sea, their boats, and onboard superstitions, all […]