The Whelkman of Whitstable Harbour

Published: Feb 7, 2013

Derrick West has the sea running through his veins; at 84, he is Britain’s oldest working fisherman. "I have no plans for retirement. I’m not interested in sitting around watching TV; that’s when you start to go downhill." A third generation whelkman, Derrick has fished oysters, cockles and whelks (sea snails) along England’s Kentish coast […]

This is Member-Only Content

Please log in to access Member content.

Not a Member?

Learn about Business Family Membership or becoming a Family Enterprise Advisor.

Lost your password? Please enter your username or email address. You will receive a link to create a new password via email.