Rigby’s Encyclopaedia of the Herring

aka The Herripedia

Tagged Boat design ...


On the large vessels developed by the Dutch for voyages to the fishing grounds off Scotland and England and for on board gutting and salting


On the development, nature and adaptability of the sailing and steam drifters, the Fifie; its unsurprising origins on the Fife coast


A description of the boat which replaced the herring buss and increased the alternative income opportunities for fishermen


On the nature of the boat known as a yawl and the difference between the Norwegian and Scarborough versions


A compromise between the Fifie and the Scaffie, a boat with a popular design which didn't adapt well to the introduction of steam