It has always had a hold on me, from when I had a leaky rowboat in the 1950's, to the years when I was a commercial fisherman in the 1970's and more
recently when I've been doing deep sea sailing. You have to treat the sea with a LOT of respect but it sure is exciting.
' THE TWO LAST FISH' .......
'SUMMER HARBOR' Oil-on-paper, 16" x 20"
'NEWLYN' Trawler coming home to land.
' GRAND BANKS NIGHT' ........
'Fishing boats & Ships off Mousehole, Cornwall' ........
'MACKEREL FLEET, DAWN'
In the days of huge shoals of mackerel off Cornwall, in the 1970's, a day's fishing, during winter, began long before dawn.
Oil-on-paper. 11" x 13"