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MEVAGISSEY ON TV!

Mevagissey features on prime time TV in the first of six episodes of ‘This Fishing Life’.While other fishing communities are feeling the pinch, Mevagissey on Cornwalls’ SouthCoast bucks the trend. Can the next generation of Mevagissey skippers make a go of it? Don’t miss ‘This Fishing Life’ on BBC2 at …

2019 Annual Summary & Chairman’s Report

As 2019 comes to an end it is time to recount the Harbour`s news throughout the year and publish the annual Harbour News Letter for all Harbour users. Harbour Projects. The Harbour Board continues to work towards the necessary repair project for the outer North and South Piers, though progress …

Kaspersky .. via Giants & Titans

Temporary installation on North Pier Mevagissey, promoting the important role Mevagissey playsin the Global Fibre Optic Trans-Atlantic Link – Mevagissey Exchange via Pentewan Beach.

Car Park Closed

“HARBOUR CAR PARK – Closed until Monday 18th November for essential resurfacing.”

Our recent Royal Visit

On 15th July Mevagissey was privileged to receive a royal visit by The Duke and Duchess of Cornwall with the harbour the focus of the visit. The royal couple arrived in Fore Street at 11 a.m, proceeded down Jetty Street to the Jetty where they were greeted by local dignitaries …

Recycling

Mevagissey Harbour environmental initiatives were recently highlighted in an article appearing in The Western Morning News. Odyssey International chose Mevagissey Harbour as the launch site for their fishing net recycling operation, having last month collected significant quantities of disused nets from us. Mevagissey Harbour also recycles all used oil, steel and wood …

Rowing regatta 20/07/19

Mevagissey harbour is the venue for the annual Mevagissey Rowing Club Regatta next Saturday. Some 450 rowers from as far afield as Portishead will provide exciting racing in their traditional Cornish Pilot Gigs. Club Secretary Martin Walton will call the crews to the water and broadcast the results for all …

Provider to the rescue!

Responding to a mayday signal concerning a stricken yacht, skipper Alex Ingram and Provider were first on the scene. 30 miles south of Plymouth in strong winds and heavy seas they found the vessel with her sails blown out and no engine. At one point the yacht was on her …

Mussel Farms Latest

With regard to the application and instillation of a new mussel farm in Mevagissey Bay, the Mevagissey Fishermans Association have lodged a complaint to the Parliamentary Ombudsman about the Marine Management Association. The complaint cites a lack of consultation, ignoring fishing interests and livelihoods, and general mismanagement of the matter. …

Mevagissey Up For Best Port Award

The leading fishing industry journal Fishing News has shortlisted Mevagissey for its’ best port in the UK award. Listed with Brixham, Fraserburgh, Newlyn and Peterhead in the 14 March edition, the article reads as follows. As the second-highest-grossing landing centre in Cornwall, second only to Newlyn, Mevagissey is a thriving …