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Blue Water Charters - Durban Marlin, Game, Tuna and Deep Sea Fishing Charter. Charter fishing from Durban for all your Deep Sea Fishing, Game Fishing, Tuna Fishing and Marlin Fishing. Fishing Charter in and off Durban and Richards Bay, South Africa. Durban Fishing Charter

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Find us at WIlson's Wharf Marina - Moorings 44 and 45
14-18 Boatmans Road, Durban Harbour
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Boats and Equipment


Blue Water Charters Durban. Marlin, Tuna and Big Game Sport Fishing
Blue Water Charters - Durban Marlin, Game, Tuna and Deep Sea Fishing Charter. Charter fishing from Durban for all your Deep Sea Fishing, Game Fishing, Tuna Fishing and Marlin Fishing. Fishing Charter in and off Durban and Richards Bay, South Africa. Durban Fishing CharterFully Equipped

We have 2 boats, Fat Girl and Nawty Girl, both boats are well equipped with top class tackle, electronics, out-riggers and fighting chairs.

- Fat Girl is a large and comfortable Sport Fisher
- Nawty Girl is a 5.9m Catamaran

We are fully equipped with Shimano Tackle that is top class, current and well maintained.

Without a doubt our boats are by far the best equipped charter boats running out of Durban and we have a wide range of quality Shimano tackle to cover all kinds of fishing available in our area through all seasons.


We take pride in our boats and tackle and offer you the best chance at having a great days fishing, from Marlin to Game Fishing, Tuna to Bottom Fishing, Family Trips to Kids Fishing, Inshore Fishing to Cruises. We have it covered.
 
With more than 10 years of operation starting from humble beginnings in 2008, well over 1000 charters done, more than 6000 guests aboard our vessels and countless fish caught, we have the experience to offer you a wonderful fishing experience along with great boats, crew and tackle. We do not guarantee fish, but we assure you of our best efforts at all times, there are far too many variables out of our control which is why it is called fishing and not catching.

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Please browse the rest of this page to see the all details on Fat Girl and Nawty Girl and what equipment we have.


Fat Girl

Fat Girl is a 34ft (10.4m) USA built Silverton Sport Fisher, she is a classic 1979 model that was completely refitted in 2015 and is powered by twin Yamaha 250hp 4 stroke outboard engines.
Inside she has a comfortable and spacious saloon with a lounge suite, a private head with a flush toilet and a small galley. The berth has been converted into a tackle storage area.
Up top there is a fly bridge with the helm and a bench seat.
Fat Girl is capable of running at 30knots and is a Deep V hull design making her very stable and comfortable even in choppy and big seas. Her beam (Width) of 12ft (3.6m) makes her a very wide, comfortable and spacious for her size and class.
Fat Girl is fully licenced and registered with SAMSA as a legal charter vessel with a full Coastal License for day and night operations up to 40 Nautical Miles (76km) from shore, with full safety equipment. Fat Girl is probably the best equipped big game charter boat operating out of Durban.

Fully Equipped and Rigged for Marlin, Game and Deep Sea Fishing:
- Full safety equipment including a liferaft
- State of the art Furuno TZ GPS/Fishfinder
- The GPS has full navigation charts with contours and weather overlays.
- Commercial transducer with high and low frequencies
- Sony Sound System with Radio, CD, USB and Aux
- LED Flood lights for thse early mornings or night trips
- Comfortable non-slip carpets on the deck
- Out Riggers (9.5m long)
- Up Rigger
- Tag Lines
- Down Riggers
- Fighting Chair with Hot Seat
- Live Bait Well
- Deck Wash
- Large Fish Hatch

Fat Girl is licensed for 2 crew and 10 passengers, we take 10 passengers on cruises and limit fishing trips to 8 passengers

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Fat Girl a comfortable 34ft (10.4m) Silverton Sport Fisher- Fat Girl on a Cruise and Game Fishing out at sea

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Fat Girl at the dock

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Fat Girl has a spacious and comfortable aft deck with non-slip carpets

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Fat Girl has a large bow area and a spacious and comfortable cabin.

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Fat Girl has a very comfortable Grafton Everest Lounge Suite in the cabin that is uphostered with waterproof canvas.

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Fat Girl has a small Galley and a Private Head with a Flush Toilet.

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Fat Girl has a Sony Sound System with CD Player, USB and Aux - Fat Girl has her Helm and Viewing Bench on the Fly Bridge.

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Fat Girl is Equipped with a state of the art Furuno TZ GPS/Fish Finder, complete with a commercial transducer, contour charts and weather overlays.

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Fat Girl has a heavy duty Fighting Chair and is powered by Twin Yamaha 250Hp 4 stroke outboard motors.

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Fat Girl has a viewing bench up on the fly bridge in front of the helm, she is also equipped with 9.5m (32ft) Out-Riggers complete with Taglines.


Nawty Girl

Nawty Girl is a 19.6ft (5.9m) Escape Catermaran powered by Twin Mercury 90hp outboard engines, she has a forward consul with 2 seats and a T-Top bimini style covered area by the helm. She is equipped with a bait/preparation station and has a center seat/bench. She is a stable boat capable of 30knots with an 8ft (2.4m) beam and carries 200 litres of fuel.
Nawty Girl is fully licenced and registered with SAMSA as a legal charter vessel with a full Coastal License for day and night operations up to 40 Nautical Miles (76km) from shore, and is equipped with full safety equipment.

Fully Equipped and Rigged for Game and Deep Sea Fishing:
- Full safety equipment and the hull is foam filled
- Lowarance 10 inch GPS with full navigation charts with contours
- Lowrance 10 inch Fish Finder/Echo Sounder
- The fish finder has a transducer with high and low frequencies
- Sony Sound System with Radio, CD, USB and Aux
- LED flood lights for those early mornings or night trips
- Comfortable non-slip carpets on the deck
- Out Riggers
- Tag Lines
- Down Riggers
- Fighting Chair with Hot Seat
- Large Fish Hatches

Nawty Girl takes 4 passengers and comes with a skipper

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Nawty Girl - a 19.6ft (5.9m) Escape Catamaran

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Nawty Girl at the dock and out fishing at sea

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Nawty Girl is equipped with a Lowrance 10" GPS and a Lowrance 10" Fish Finder

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Nawty Girl has a spacious and comfortable deck layout, a shaded/covered area under the T-Top by the helm, a bait/work station, fighting chair and a seat. Rod holders in the gunnels and Scotty's along with rod holders on the T-Top for tackle not in use. The T-Top is also fitted with 2 x LED flood lights for those early mornings or night fishing trips.

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Nawty Girl is powered by twin Mercury 90Hp outboard Engines. The fighting chair is removable to make more seating making her ideal for bottom fishing, kiddies trips and small group cruises.

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Nawty Girl is equipped with a sturdy fighting chair for Big Game Fishing, and aluminium out-riggers complete with tag lines making her a formidable and well equipped Game Fishing Boat, better equipped than many boats much bigger than her.


Our Fishing Tackle

 

We are well equipped mostly with top class quality Shimano equipment which is current, in excellent condition and well maintained, our tackle is our pride and joy, the tools of our trade to cover a wide variety of fishing styles from light to heavy tackle so we have the right tools for the job. We are by far the best equipped charter with the largest variety of tackle operating from Durban.
We are equipped for Marlin Fishing, Big Game Fishing, Game Fishing, Tuna Fishing, Light Game Fishing, Ultra Light Game Fishing, Shark Fishing, Live Bait Fishing, Harbour Fishing, Inshore Fishing, Backline Fishing, Kiddies Fishing, Bottom Fishing, Deep Sea Fishing, Light Spinning, Medium Spinning, Heavy Spinning, Light Jigging, Vertical Jigging, Plugging and Fly Fishing.

Our tackle that is available:

- Set of 7 Shimano Tiagra 50 LRSA 2 speed Reels on Shimano Tiagra 80lb Roller Rods for Marlin and Big Game Fishing spooled with 80lb Top Shot and 80lb Braid Backing with a total of about 850m of line on each reel.

- Set of 12 Shimnao Tyrnos 30 2 speed Reels on Shimano Tiagra 30-50lb rods for Big Game Fishing spooled with 50lb Top Shot and Braid Backing with a total of about 770m of line on each reel.

- Set of 7 Shimano TLD25 Reels on Shimano Beastmaster Rods for Game Fishing spooled with 600m of 30lb line.

- Set of 7 Shimano TLD15 Reels on Shimano Trevala Rods for Light Game Fishing spooled with 450m of 20lb line.

- Set of 8 Shimano Socorro SW 10000 Spinning reels on Shimano 7ft Talavera Rods spooled with 65lb braid for Heavy Spinning, Popping, Jigging, Live Bait and Bottom fishing. Reels are interchangeable for left handed or right handed use.

- Set of 8 Shimano 5000 Socorro SW Spinning reels on Shimano Trevala 7ft Rods spooled with 40lb braid for Light Spinning, Popping, Jigging, Live Bait and Bottom fishing. Reels are interchangeable for left handed or right handed use.

- A selection of 11 KP Scarborough Reels (8", 9" and 10") on rods spooled with 100lb braid for heavy bottom fishing for those who want to fish the traditional way.

- We also have a good variety of other spinning tackle from light to medium, some ultra light 12lb trolling tackle and fly fishing tackle available.

- We have a large variety of lures, traces and other fishing equipment.

Please understand that we cannot carry all this equipment on the boat at one time so if you are after special requirements please give us advance notice before your trip so we can prepare accordingly.

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Fully Equipped - A vast selection of fishing tackle for all kinds of fishing - By far the best equipped charter boats operating out of Durban.
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We have it Covered for all seasons from Inshore to the Deep.

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7x Shimano Tiagra LRSA 50w 2 Speed Lever Drag Reels on Shimano Tiagra 80lb Roller Rods filled with 80lb line for Marlin, Tuna and Big Game Fishing.
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12x Shimano Tyrnos 30 2 Speed Lever Drag Reels on Shimano Tiagra 30-50 Rods filled with 50lb for Big Game and Tuna Fishing

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7x Shimano TLD 25 Lever Drag Reels on Shimano Beastmaster Rods filled with 30lb line for Medium Game Fishing.
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7x Shimano TLD 15 Lever Drag Reels on Shimano Trevala Roads filled with 20lb line for Light Game Fishing

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8x Shimano Socorro SW10000 Spinning Reels on Shimano Talavera 7ft Spinning Rods filled with 65lb Braid for Heavy Spinning, Popping, Jigging, Live Bait and Bottom Fishing. Reels are interchangeable for left handed or right handed use.
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8x Shimano Socorro SW5000 Spinning Reels on Shimano Trevala 7ft Spinning Rods filled with 40lb Braid for Medium/Light Spinning, Popping, Jigging, Live Bait and Bottom Fishing. Reels are interchangeable for left handed or right handed use.

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A full selection of Shimano Trolling Gear - 20lb, 30lb, 50lb and 80lb from light Game Fishing to Marlin Fishing
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A full Selection of Shimano Spinning Gear for Spinning, Popping, Jigging, Live Bait and Bottom Fishing.
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Durbans best Equipped Charter Boats. We have it covered.

IMPORTANT NOTICE
You are required by law to have in your possession a valid fishing license on any saltwater fishing trip. You only require a standard fishing licence which must be in your name and is available at any South African Post Office. You do not require the additional boat fishing permit as only one person on the boat is required to have this and this is held by the skipper. Due to current legislation we are not able to supply you with a fishing license on the day NB: Should you fail to bring this along we will not be held responsible for any fines.

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