View Full Version : Boats on the Move...

Davie Tait
9th May 2007, 16:29
I'm wondering where all the moneys coming from with the amount of boats being sold on and new boats ordered from the shipyards !!!

Off the top of my head heres whats happening.

Good Design BF151 - new hull ready to be towed to MacDuff from Lowestoft , 19m long
Amythest BF19 - New boat ordered even tho this one is 2 years old , 19m long
Opportunus 2 PD96 - sold and just renamed Daisy PD245
Opportunus PD96 - almost ready for launch at Karsenstens Shipyard in Denmark 19m long
Challenge 2 UL331 - recently part sold and being rebuilt into a prawn freezer trawler
Challenge UL33 - believed ordered from Denmark 28m whitefish pair trawler
Aalskere K373 - believed sold to allow for new build 28m whitefish pair trawler to work with Challenge UL33
Ashlon BF103 - now sold and renamed Gratitude BF103 , 8 Phillipino crewmen onboard !!
Orion 2 BF432 - currently for sale , unknown if current owner intends replacing her
Pleiades BF155 - sold now called Caledonia 2 BCK35
Caledonia BCK35 - sold now called Aubretia BCK32
Copious BF237 - possibly sold to Shetland
Oceana BF840 - currently for sale
Audacious BF83 - sold to Faroes believed to be being replaced with a new 40m trawler
Kiroan FD2 - sold to Mallaig owners
Arnborg LK172 - sold to Barra owners , just refitted and repainted and sailed from Fraserburgh this morning
Radiant Star AH34 - sold now rebuilt/re-registered Headway PD229
Shemariah FR245 - yawl now rebuilt with forward wheelhouse and Lerwick based called Sadie Joan LK987
Ocean Harvest PD198 - to be sold , being replaced with a brand new 28m whitefish pair seiner / twin rig trawler , will be working with a sistership being built to replace the Harvester PD98 which sank after being run down by an Oil Supply Vessel in 2005

9th May 2007, 22:04
And Loyal friend BM 481, sold from Burghead to Kyle

Davie Tait
9th May 2007, 22:08
Courier 2 BF34 - sold and renamed Prevail PD319

11th May 2007, 00:29
Arnborg to Portree owners fishing out of Uig ,Alasdair that had the old LK Horizon and the old PD Astra has bought it heard the Barra deal went down the swanney

Davie Tait
4th June 2007, 16:27
Endurance BF98 sold to Billy Gatt now repainted and reregistered Audacious BF83 , due up in MacDuff for extensive overhaul lasting 4 weeks by the end of the week.

Davie Tait
6th June 2007, 16:09
The Voyager BCK182 has been sold to Fraserburgh and renamed Ocean Quest FR ( probably FR375 as I believe its the same skipper that had the Ocean Quest FR375 that was destroyed by a fire in Fraserburgh harbour in March started by welding work )

Copious BF237 confirmed sold to Shetland owners

Davie Tait
6th June 2007, 23:47
Daystar BF151 - replacement for Good Design BF151 - now in MacDuff being fitted out

7th June 2007, 07:40
Sold to Buckie owners, staying as a seinenetter.

10th June 2007, 18:26
Concord KY 99 sold from Burgheed to Ballintore.

12th June 2007, 07:28
Emma Jane BF 405 sold fae Burghead to Edinburgh owners.

18th June 2007, 20:40
Jobson G SA 332 sold to Scrabster.

24th June 2007, 21:03
Sold to Fraserburgh owners

Davie Tait
2nd July 2007, 15:49
Orion 2 BF432 believed sold to owners of recently sunk Buckie boat Evening Star

Westerdale N282 - now being scrapped due to far to extensive damage after hitting the pier in thick fog recently


12th July 2007, 08:29
rebecca elizabeth n 928 now bought and working for whitby owners from kilkeel

12th July 2007, 21:59
Adele BCK 36

Sold to Fraserburgh owners

Replacement for Orion II.

24th July 2007, 22:41
Now renamed Morning Star BCK10, after one of the skippers previous boats

4th August 2007, 21:13
see the taurus sf38 been sold again left hartlepool early this year to shetland now showing assold on find fishing boat any body know where she gone / going thanks

4th August 2007, 22:21
New Amethyst BF.19 expected ready september/october next year.

alan jnr
6th August 2007, 21:49
JOBSON G SA 332 re named "CALYPSO WK ? ? " which i belive was her original name !

Alexander West
21st September 2007, 23:18
Gracious FR167 Been sold by word of mouth to a man from orkney but will remain in burghead and wil fish from there as usual untill further notice!!!

Alexander West
21st September 2007, 23:23
now in Ibiza being converted into a house boat

Alexander West
27th September 2007, 22:51
Gracious Fr167 now to be gracious K167

28th September 2007, 18:44
blue angel bck-160 sold to Holland for offshore

28th September 2007, 18:45
our zoe anne bm264 and jacomina bm208 changed ownership

Davie Tait
28th September 2007, 19:41
Good Design BF151 now transfered to her new owners. Presently up on Fraserburgh shiplift being given a refit and repaint. New name is Crystal Sea SS118 and sold to Newlyn owners

Davie Tait
14th October 2007, 10:28
French built Ocean Reaper 2 moving to Scotland from Ireland bought by Sandy West who previously had the Steadfast IV FR443

Davie Tait
22nd October 2007, 20:18
Chiara OB959 now sold to a Fraserburgh owner and lying in Fraserburgh awaiting a refit and repaint

Davie Tait
22nd October 2007, 23:33
Ocean Reward ( New Zealand ) ex- Just Reward BF64 is , apparently , on her way back to Peterhead. Sailed from New Zealand 1st week of October so its probably a 2-3 month steam back around , well it is half way around the planet after all !!!!!!! More info as and when available .:eek: :eek:

BCK 184
23rd October 2007, 15:03
Artemas BF 274 -Sold from Aberdeen to Buckie .

24th October 2007, 08:41
When's she due in BCK mark ??

BCK 184
25th October 2007, 17:10
Ally last night around 10pm .poor day between Aberdeen n PD ,fair baptism for a new boat :D

Alexander West
22nd November 2007, 10:41
Will be changed to Rising Dawn FR1

22nd November 2007, 19:08
New Amethyst BF.19 expected to be towed up to macduff just after the New Year.:)

Davie Tait
22nd November 2007, 22:28
Solstice 2 BF56 now renamed Viking Monarch K58

11th December 2007, 18:44
Beamtrawler PD 47 "Osprey" sold to Van Laar in IJmuiden.

26th December 2007, 15:28
ex nz trawler Ocean Reward ex Banff Just Reward now renamed Victoria May PD239

Davie Tait
26th December 2007, 15:39
Shalayna AH45 now sold and renamed Kiroan AH45

Davie Tait
29th December 2007, 15:34
Ocean Crest FR317 now sold and renamed Esoran FR317

Davie Tait
7th January 2008, 15:16
Copious BF237 now sold to Shetland owners

Davie Tait
8th January 2008, 15:37
Endeavour 3 BF515 apparently sold to Rammi hf. in Iceland , no date for hand over as yet

Davie Tait
11th January 2008, 15:31
The hull for the Amethyst BF19 was due to have been launched on Thursday the 10th of January in Lowestoft. The tow up to MacDuff will be dependent on the weather but should be within the next 2 weeks

22nd January 2008, 17:40
New hull of Amethyst BF.19 arrived in Macduff today at 5pm:D

Davie Tait
28th January 2008, 12:43
Clarness INS51 now sold to Hartlepool owner and renamed Lindisfarne INS51

Davie Tait
31st January 2008, 10:42
Mizpah BF777 renamed Polaris II FR153 , good luck Georgie go fill her up with Haddies

31st January 2008, 12:06
heard the ain mire at green irish crabbers been sold.any info davie

Davie Tait
31st January 2008, 12:12
Haven't heard anything beaver might be in tomorrows Fishing News I guess

31st January 2008, 12:14
could be i geard watty from scrabster bought her but no 100 percent

10th February 2008, 12:50
Hear the Surina is sold hence the colour change, any word who's bought her ??

10th February 2008, 13:07
heard it was shetland ally

11th February 2008, 00:20
Macduff built DA registered Seagull sold to Avoch to go pairing with the Boy John ?

11th February 2008, 17:00
Would this be keeping all the eggs in one basket?

Davie Tait
11th February 2008, 19:55
I have heard that the Seagull DA9 was up for a survey end of January / beginning of February and that was for a Scottish skipper. More than that I can't confirm just now ( going to meet up with David Linkie tomorrow so might get some more info then ).

The Surina BCK95 is now called Tranquility LK63

Davie Tait
14th March 2008, 20:50
Fraioch Geal LH382 sold to Kilkeel moving shortly
White Heather VI LH1 sold back to Eyemouth and back in port

14th March 2008, 21:55
heard elegance pd is sold

Davie Tait
20th March 2008, 23:58
Copious BF237 has been renamed Ocean Way LK207

Davie Tait
3rd April 2008, 20:20
Just heard that the trawler Adella SH279 has moves to North Sheilds from Amble

3rd April 2008, 21:11
bought by the owners of the frem w wich has been sold to portree i belive

4th April 2008, 17:12
And our friend Jonah now skippers Frem w

1st May 2008, 03:47
I see on ****************.com the Sunlight Ray has been sold, any info?

4th May 2008, 11:15
solan pd958 sold to wy owners

16th May 2008, 14:22
Just spotted the Herd & MacKenzie "Arvor" in Gloucester. She's on a mooring at the north end of the harbor. I think she was built in 1962.

Looks like she is for sale. Need lots of paintwork from what I saw going by.

22nd November 2008, 16:48
PH344 changed owners and is coming to Scheveningen. No idear what her new registrationnumber will be.

11th January 2009, 22:09
Arnborg did not go to Barra but went to Ullapool and is owned by Mark MacLeod.

Davie Tait
26th March 2009, 16:26
Headway X PD319 now re-registered WY319 don't know if Willie has sold her or just opted to change country reg to avoid the restrictions set up by the Scottish "Gov"

3rd April 2009, 01:39
New vessel in Scheveningen, ex SN354

6th April 2009, 15:27
SN 354 , was that the steel catamaran Stardust? what will she be doing in Holland netting?

26th May 2009, 10:23
Hi Maartje,

Sorry, didn't see you post.
See will be netting and trawling!

6th June 2009, 14:10
BF274 Artemas sold to Scheveningen, will be SCH87

big bulk
7th July 2009, 21:40
Olive Branch N19 sold from Ardglass to Kirkcudbright to go the clams

Good Hope LH116- Gayle
15th July 2009, 14:47
Hi there, im just trying to find out something, My Dad Ian Hunter is a Skipper now of the Stornay Lad, in Eyemouth which just arrived today. He had the white Good Hope LH116, then he got the Chiara, he then sold the Chiara and it changed names to the Rising Dawn, i know it went up by Frazerburgh but now we have found out that it has went else where, Could anybody tell me where she is now, reason im asking is the The Chiara is my daughters name too and she likes to look at it on the computer. Thanks

Davie Tait
15th July 2009, 14:53
Pretty sure she went to Portavogie Northern Ireland Gayle.


Good Hope LH116- Gayle
15th July 2009, 15:07
Thanks very much Davie and thanks for the links to the photos, aw its so nice to see some more photos, We was sad to see her go. She always fished well. Would you know where i would be able to get some pictures of the Good Hope, LH116, She was white, i think my Dad sold her to man in Ireland too. Gayle

Davie Tait
15th July 2009, 15:16
We've got a few of her on here.


Good Hope LH116- Gayle
15th July 2009, 15:25
Thanks for them too, god when you look back she looks gie hard up white, looks better blue, do you know if she still fishes, not sure if she went to ireland to do something for the life boat. Gayle.

18th October 2009, 13:34
gitte liza sold from grimsby to welsh owners to be converted to scalloping

19th October 2009, 12:05
owned by big rodney from portavogie,still fishes