Mick Hart, 73, takes on 2,000-mile fishing boat voyage

Mick Hart, 73, takes on 2,000-mile fishing boat voyage

Suffolk pensioner begins 2,000-mile voyage for Ukraine in open fishing boat - Credit: Rose Hart A Suffolk pensioner has embarked on a 2,000-mile voyage in a fishing boat sporting the colours of the Ukrainian flag in support of people impacted by the war. Lifelong sailor Mick Hart has already begun his journey in Stella Maris, a 32ft Northumbrian Coble, to raise money for the DEC Ukraine Humanitarian Appeal. Mr Hart, from Bramfield, bought the traditional open fishing boat, which was originally used for salmon and mixed fishing, in 2019 for the vessel's ability to access both coastal and inland highways. The 73-year-old said he revamped the boat before decking it out in the colours of Ukraine to draw attention to the plight of refugees. He said: "I wanted to take …
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