‘We’re not happy’: On board a French fishing boat off Jersey coast amid row over fishing rights

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    As tensions off the Jersey coast intensify, The Telegraph’s France Correspondent, Henry Samuel, went on board one of the French boats taking part in the protests.

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    Dozens of French boats are blockading Jersey’s capital of St Helier, while Royal Navy gunboats arrived this morning, as a row over post-Brexit fishing rights escalates.

    As many as 100 French fishing vessels are expected to sail to the island’s main port today to protest new rules imposed as part of the UK-EU trade deal, which limit their access to British waters around Jersey. HMS Tamar and HMS Severn, both of which are equipped with machine guns, are stationed just off the coast.

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