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At near midnight, the crew of the Rachel Anne are surprisingly cheerful, given they’ve spent seven hours fruitlessly looking the English Channel for sardines. Scanning the screens within the wheelhouse, Richard Chamberlain, the skipper, all of the sudden spots a crimson blob on the echo-sounder which signifies a sizeable shoal is shut by. “It’s wanting good,” he shouts, checking its location and happy that it’s a “tight” (and subsequently plentiful) shoal, and never too deep. “Let’s shoot.”
The nocturnal silence off Cornwall is shattered as an enormous round internet is catapulted or “shot” overboard by a hydraulic winch and – engine revving – the boat lurches forward in an enormous curve, the online unfurling behind.