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30.07.2014
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Capt. Scott Bryant Hails Gull Wings – An Impressive Door!

Capt.Scott Bryant of the American #1, is very happy about his new 8.0m Gull Wing Trawl doors. He said “Very, very nice Door, and I’m impressed!!”

He says: “Door Spread is 7 fathoms more than when using the 8.0m Type-11 doors.
He said, “ We use 100 Engine RPM less than when using Type-11 doors.”

Under Rough Weather, the door was also working well.

Doors keep the same opening after 30 tons of catch.
Defender, Capt. Greg Wright and US Intrepid, Capt. Bob Hezel […]

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30.07.2014
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Fishermen’s Finest Ship’s Blog on Gull Wing Doors, Thanks FFI

We believe in giving credit where credit is due.

Last Spring, Nor’ East Trawl System’s Takeo Inoue contacted us about testing their ‘Gull Wing’ modified pelagic/bottom trawl door that promised many advantages over our existing doors. More spread, less weight and and we believe lower impact on the seafloor.

We tested the doors in the Gulf of Alaska starting in July and then again in the Bering Sea in August. Takeo then arranged for the FFI team to visit the Nichimo (parent company of […]

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