The MFV Edinburgh departed Tristan on the 27th February 2023.

MFV Edinburgh's February/March 2023 Fishing Voyage

Reports by Cynthia Green

MFV Edinburgh off The Glen and the Hag's Tooth, Gough Island

MFV Edinburgh in Quest Bay off The Glen and Hag's Tooth, Gough Island during her 2022/23 summer fishing voyage.
Video still: Emil Pirzenthal

Departure from Tristan

Passengers went on board the Edinburgh on the 27th February 2023 at 8.45am and she sailed for Cape Town at 10.30am. This was two weeks earlier than scheduled because the fishing quota was completed sooner than anticipated. She will depart Cape Town again on 13th March to do an extra cargo trip.

Passengers are: Islanders: Dean Repetto, Anita Repetto, Riaan Repetto, Kelly Swain, Rhoda Rogers, Darren & Miranda Repetto, and Conrad & Sharon Glass; Non-islander: Ann Collins (Human Resources Specialist).

Arrival at Tristan

The MFV Edinburgh arrived at 9:00pm on Saturday evening, 11th February 2023. Passengers came ashore just after 7.30am on Sunday morning. Offloading commenced and was completed by 3:00pm on Sunday afternoon. Passengers were:

Islanders: Duncan & Jackie Lavarello, Ian Lavarello, Dilys Green, Riley Glass & Marion Collins;

Relatives: Leon Glass, Stacey-Lee White & Rosslin Behrens;

Non-islanders: Rev. Margaret & Nicolaas Van den Berg (Anglican priest & husband), and Ann Collins (Human Resources Specialist).

Departure from Cape Town

The MFV Edinburgh departed Cape Town for Tristan on the 4th February 2023 at 4:15pm.