MFV Geo Searcher arrives at Tristan

MFV Geo Searcher's Early Season Fishing Voyage 2019

Report from Cynthia Green

Outward Voyage

The MFV Geo Searcher departed Cape Town on the evening of Monday 19th August 2019 at the start of its early season fishing voyage in the Tristan archipelago, which will continue until October. The vessel arrived at Tristan at 9pm on Monday 26th August. Passengers came ashore the following morning and offloading started shortly afterwards. Offloading was soon completed in good sea conditions and the vessel left for the outer island fishing grounds on Wednesday 28th August.

MFV Geo Searcher off Inaccessible Island

This photo by Sean Burns shows the MFV Geo Searcher off Inaccessible Island in January 2019

Passengers were: Islanders: Rodney Green, Sarah & Connor Glass-Green, Warren Glass, Benny & Sylvia Green, and Renee & Dylan Green; Non-islanders: Thulani Mofu, Vivini Xambesi, Oliver Yates, and Francois Marais (Contractor).