SY2389 : Fishing boats at Beer

taken 11 months ago, near to Beer, Devon, Great Britain

Fishing boats at Beer
Fishing boats at Beer
The main sources of income for the village of beer include tourism and fishing. As there is no harbour fishing boats are winched up the beach. Originally done by hand with the aid of a manual capstan, this is now done by electrically driven winches using steel cables or tractors are located on the beach. You can see the cables in this photograph.

The pebble beach is very steep and difficult to walk on so long rubber recycled conveyor belts are laid down to assist walkers. One is visible here, running down between the red and black boats.
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SY2389, 235 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Thursday, 29 December, 2016   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 3 January, 2017
Geographical Context
Coastal  Estuary, Marine 
Primary Subject of Photo
Fishing 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SY 2304 8909 [10m precision]
WGS84: 50:41.7806N 3:5.4611W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SY 2303 8910
View Direction
Southeast (about 135 degrees)
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Pebble Beach  Fishing Boats 

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