'SCAFFIE' Type Sail Herring Drifter, circa 1800

'SCAFFIE' Type Sail Herring Drifter Circa 1800

Associated mainly with the Moray Firth coast, 'SCAFFIES' were the first of the classic trio of sail drifters. Open decked and lightly built for operation from beaches, 'SCAFFIES' were vulnerable in bad weather. Some were large, with crews of up to six.