Google Street View – Fishing Cobbles, Staithes, North Yorkshire

Fishing cobles- Robby Beck, Staithes

Legend has it that the fishing boats in this area of the North East of England are based on the same template as Viking Longships.

The Clinker built construction of these boats means they are perfectly adapted to erratic, rolling North Sea, the different colours of each boat make identification easier at a distance.

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