Following Mark Lloyd's misinformation campaign there has been renewed interest in this case.
For the record I have no doubts about the merit of my legal argument. I had to withdraw because only the Attorney General could bring my case.
The notice of withdrawal is here.
The Case Papers
Fish legal have failed to show any legal basis for their claim that fishing rights also gives them any rights to control navigation. (see application to strike out and my reply.)
SO ALL RESTRICTIVE AGREEMENTS WITH FISHERIES ARE VOID
If any fishery asks you to form such an agreement tell them to first show you where it says in black and white that they have powers over navigation. Mark Lloyd ran away from this question on the Guardian Online forum.