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Pilotage - Bideford District.

Pilotage services

Torridge owns the steel 35' Pilot Boat Two Rivers II. She is a 35' David Abels purpose designed and built Pilot boat with a single screw, and capable of 9 knots. She is well suited to the often harsh conditions at the entrance to the Taw and Torridge rivers, being very sea kindly.

A replacement Ford Sabre engine and gearbox were fitted by TDC Operational Services Staff and she was re-launched by the Harbour's own Fuchs crane.PilotFrem
A windy day in the river at Yelland.