OFA operates a number of services as well as multiple research projects.
OFA is dedicated to helping Orkney's fishing industry become more sustainable, more profitable, and safer.
As well as making sure the voice of the local fishing community is heard in both local and national issues OFA offers a number of services to make the day-to-day life of a fisherman a bit easier.
To find out more about our services please click on one of the boxes to the right.
We have also been involved in many research projects. Click here to find out more about them.
Our office is manned 8:30-16:00 Mondays to Fridays
Take A Load Off Your MindJoining an Association means that lots of individuals can know that while they are out doing their job someone else is looking out for any unwelcome developments that might be coming their way. OFA helps you deal with paper work, regulations and government interference allowing you to be independent and get on with the job.
Make Your Voice HeardCollectively, Assocation members can find ways to protect their fishery and their way of life for each other and for future generations in Orkney. OFA Works to make sure the voices of Orcadian fishermen are heard on both a local and national level.
Keep Up to DateOFA will read the dry but important reports and consultations that affect your business and we will respond for you. OFA will also keep an eye our for grant oppourtunities and other benefits that can help individual or groups of fishermen.
It's Tax Deductable!For less than 50p per day or for £5 in every £1000 of your gross you can join together with us. And your membership is also tax deductable!