Applications Open for Gear Retrieval Project in Placentia Bay

FFAW is now accepting applications for the retrieval of lost gear in Placentia Bay. Retrieval will take place over the week of September 28thth (weather permitting). Two vessels will be required, one to tow a sonar and a second to haul, retrieve and land gear. Vessels will deploy out of and gear will be landed in Jerseyside.

Eligible vessels for sonar deployment are a minimum of 34’11” and equipped with a winch/hauler; eligible vessels for gear retrieval are a minimum of 39’11” and equipped with an A frame, winch/hauler.

Please contact Dwan at the St. John’s office 576-7276 for an application.

Deadline is Friday, September 18th at 2:00 pm.

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