F.V. Rachel Leah

 
 

The R.L. is a 77 foot Offshore lobster boat which makes over 30 trips a year to the rich fishing grounds of Georges Bank. She was one of the five boats featured in the Discovery series, “Lobster Wars”. When she is not out on the fishing grounds she is tied up at the end of Pleasant St. In Hyannis, Mass. If  you are in the area you are welcome to come down and watch us unload and talk to us about the in and outs of lobstering. If you are interested in buying directly from the boat,  please bring along a bag or a container suitable for your purchase. The lobsters we catch tend to average between 2 and 6 pounds. We do not catch many lobster smaller than 2 pounds, as a matter of fact we catch more lobster over 6 pounds. . The times we off load vary, so please check in on this web page for the next time we will be unloading.


------------New Update Thursday July 24th, 2014----------

                   Unloading at 8:30 pm tonight


New update, the boat is coming in earlier than expected.

The RL is headed back to dock. We are expecting them in tonight and will begin unloading about 10:30 pm. With the heat of the summer months, we will be unloading in the cool of the nights until September or so. We will be at the Pleasant Street dock. Please park on the Gravel parking lot.

Thank you.

Here are the per pound prices:

1-6 pounds---$7.00

6+ pounds----$5.50

Culls ----------$5.50

Please bring a container for your lobsters.

See you tonight, Pete and Ellen


  















 

She is in the travel lift, as the crew happily stands by.(obviously they rather be out fishing than painting etc.)

Ready to launch.

To the right she is coming back to Hyannis Harbor after the ship yard and above she headed out to the fishing grounds on Monday.

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The last I spoke w Alex, both he and Keith were planning to leave tomorrow. Not any warmer on cape, 10' at my house this morning. But it has warmed up to about 15'!