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20th June 2014

Shipping in Changing Climates Conference

At the Liverpool Hilton, Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research, University of Manchester held the 'Shipping in Changing Climates Conference'. Through our research into sail-assisted fishing Sail Line Fish made a presentation on 'Zero Emission Fishing'.... more

25th April 2014

EU Registered Design SLF 15

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Welcome to Sail Line Fish

Initial planning began in July 2008 when oil prices reached a record high. Through the relentless development of sail systems within the leisure industry the potential for a sail assisted commercial fishing vessel became evident.

Balpha Mast (patents pending) Demonstration Zoom Balpha Mast (patents pending) Demonstration After a period of project planning smart: Scotland funding was awarded in May 2010.

The funding was successfully used towards undertaking an 18 month feasibility study into the potential of sail assisted fishing. The aim being to prove in principle, through the use of modern technology that sail power can be compatible within a working fishing vessel.

Sail Line Fish Ltd is developing two related products: innovative sail system technology and high quality line caught fish.

We are also exploring other options for 'zero carbon' fishing with hybrid sail/electric propulsion.

The Balpha Mast

The Balpha Mast is a revolutionary mast system designed and built by Sail Line Fish Ltd. This collapsible mast system creates the means to utilize sail power onboard a commercial vessel without using extra crew or restricting its ability to operate. Read more about the technology behind the mast system.

Sail Line Fish is also the agent in Scotland for www.oilwind.fo jigging/auto-line systems and www.berglon.fo line fishing gear. Please Contact Us for information on these products.