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Come aboard Hull's last sidewinder trawler the Arctic Corsair and let the crew take you on a guided tour (access is limited). You'll hear all about life at sea and the dangers deep sea trawlermen faced in the Icelandic fishing grounds. Our free...more
All reviews guided tour fishing industry engine room free tour hard life these men fantastic tour steep steps deep sea fishing knowledgeable guide working life sleeping quarters minute film well worth a visit harsh conditions fishing heritage interesting stories
Hull and fish are enmeshed in history. Arctic trawling was the world's most dangerous job - sometimes describes as 'an extreme occupation'. The volunteers are marvellous and dedicated. Obviously, it is not suitable for people in wheelchairs because of the design of the ship. Involves...More
A Heads Up. The Artic Corsair has moved to the lower marina wall, and cannot be visited. A local trader suggested it was going to be refitted and put back into service. I can't see it myself, the old tub looks like it's about to...More
Very interesting whether you know anything about the deep sea trawling industry or not. Informative guide explained each area of the ship and the very basic conditions in which the trawlermen had to live and work.
Video shown before the tour to highlight the difficult...More
Visited the Arctic Corsair a couple of years ago and whilst my expectations were not that high it turned out to be a highlight of that visit to Hull. Learned a lot about life on a trawler. Our guide was a former fisherman himself and...More
We went on the Corsair recently and had a guide doing his first tour. He was an ex trawlerman and was very good with his fishing and fishing condition knowledge and kept everyone interested. It was a very good tour and probably the best hour...More
Fantastic place to visit, even though the ship has been stripped down inside ready for its move to a new location our guide provided us with a fascinating tour full of knowledge and really brought the ship and the work the trawler men did to...More
As a ex guide as far as l am aware arctic corsaire is open on a Wednesday and Saturday from 10 o clock to 4oclock and on a Sunday 1 o clock to 3 o'clock this can be confirmed by ringing hull city council on 01482 300300