A brown-sailed fishing boat was racing for the narrow entrance to the tidal way.
One or two fishing boats have been lost on them, trying to make the village.
Here and there a fishing boat, with a rag of sail, running madly for shelter before the blast, now and again the white wings of a storm-tossed seabird.
There were but few lights in sight at sea, for even the coasting steamers, which usually hug the shore so closely, kept well to seaward,and but few fishing boats were in sight.
One day, on the mud-flat side of the Rock Wall, an Italian fishing boat
hauled up on the sand dredged from the channel.
He remounted the bridge, and guided the steamer through the flotilla of junks, tankas, and fishing boats
which crowd the harbour of Hong Kong.
The waters of the bay contain all manner of fish, wherefore its surface is ploughed by the keels of all manner of fishing boats
manned by all manner of fishermen.
In a week the fishing boats
were deserted, every one was working on the road.
Here, in a month will be assembled the numerous fishing boats
of the exporters, and these are the waters their divers will ransack so boldly.
On seeking accountability, the Chinese side claimed that they did not mean to abandon the sinking Filipino fishing boat
. The 22 Filipino crew members of fishing boat
GemVer 1 were left floating in the sea for hours until a Vietnamese fishing vessel came to their rescue.
'The shipowner of the Chinese fishing boat
involved, through our Association, would like to express his sincere apology to the Filipino fishermen,' it added.
The recent incident involved the Filipino fishing boat
Gem-Ver1 and a Chinese vessel at an area within the Philippines' exclusive economic zone.