Sailboat Fishing: a Boat that Pays Her Way

Sailboat fishing was the last thing on their minds when Mary Ann Black and her partner bought Choice, a ferro-cement cutter. She soon became a boat that paid her way.



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A former pleasure craft, the Choice became a sailboat fishing vessel earning its keep as part of the northern California salmon fishing fleet.
PHOTO: THE SAN JOSE MERCURY NEWS
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A number of scenes from the day-to-day life of the sailboat, Choice.
MARY ANN BLACK AND THE SAN JOSE MERCURY NEWS

















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