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Part II, the


Renewal and rebirth

Images: courtesy Aylward Fibreglass

After a period of neglect, regulatory turmoil and environmental catastrophe (real and man-made), ? sheries ? eets from Alaska to

Argentina and from American Samosa to Nova Scotia are renewing their assets. Orders from surprisingly few designers of modern, powerful vessels are complemented by a ? oat of versatile designs from smaller, “traditional” builders in species-rich coastal zones.


Nova Scotian Grizzlies:

The 67-foot Emry & Boys longliner out of Sambro (above); the Sherminator lobster boat out of Metegan and the scallop-hunting Predator fromn Digby.

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