They drink it’s trawl over: Drunken trawlerman crashes into pier

A veteran skipper who left his trawler spectacularly grounded on a harbour pier had been drinking, a court heard. Michael Kinnaid, 59, missed a warning navigational beacon before ramming the obstacle with his boat the Algrie. Kinnaid, a skipper for 28 years, told magistrates he had been drinking on an empty stomach after suffering food … Continue reading They drink it’s trawl over: Drunken trawlerman crashes into pier