British fishing vessels have a name and a registration number. BF = Banff, Scotland and the registration number 9.
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One of the older style of trawler (not many left now)
MacDuff Harbour during the night
The Bulbous Forefoot or, Bulbous Bow, greatly increases fuel efficiency and the fins help with stability. More about this technology (an American invention) here. The ‘snoot’ shown below belongs to a trawler but most ships are built with bulbous bows these days.
A spot of fisheye lens action at Banff Harbour
The view from our house…
And in mono…
A visitor to the MacDuff Harbour
The sun rising over MacDuff early this morning
One of my favourite boats often found in MacDuff Harbour
Banff Harbour, Aberdeenshire, Scotland.