> No injuries were reported, but three boats were damaged in the confrontation.
We have permitted hours. The British don't have anything.>> Go.>> They don't have quotas. It's seven days a week for them. They fill up, they come, they dredge. They fill up the hold and then they go home.
>> British boats can legally gather scallops all year round. But French law only allows scallop fishing for its own fishermen between October and May. The French have for years said this puts them at a disadvantage. These fishermen decided to take matters into their own hands.>>
Ultimately, the Brits were outnumbered 40 boats to just 2. But what the French fishermen want is a change of legislation.>> It was worth it in the end because they've gone. They've gone further than 20 nautical miles. As my colleague said, we've won the battle, but we haven't won the war.