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Bluefin Tuna Torbay

CEFAS is today (23/04/2021) inviting suitable charter vessels and skippers to request an application pack to participate in the CHART programme in English waters in 2021. Thank you to all those who worked so hard for this, hopefully it will be a lifeline for so many businesses !


April 23rd – Applications open

May 10th 08.00 – Applications close

May 24th – Feedback provided to all applicants

June/July (Date TBC)- 2 -day workshop for successful applicants

August 16th – Fishing licence start date

November 14th -Fishing licence end date.

Today is the start of a new chapter in Tourism for Torquay, many thanks to all those in Defra and Cefas who have listened. This initiative comes at a time when the environment desperately needs our help.


Bluefin Tuna Torbay
Torquay’s new Tourism that will help the environment

Published by Susie Colley

Chair of the Chamber of Commerce