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Fishing Charter On 37ft "Sandy B" Yacht In Gloucester, Massachusetts

Sport Fisherman
2009
37 ft
10 Guests

About This Fishing Charter

Experience the thrill of fishing in Gloucester, Massachusetts! Aboard 37 Foot "Sandy B" Duffy Hull Sports Fisherman for up to 10 people. Rate as low as $213 per hour (minimum of 4 hours).

Rates:

Striped Bass and Bluefish Charters

• Striped Bass and Bluefish Charter (8 Hours): $1,450.00
• Half Day or Evening Striped Bass and Bluefish Charter (4 Hours): $850.00
• Half Day or Evening Striped Bass and Bluefish Charter (5 Hours): $950.00

Cod and Haddock Charters

• Cod and Haddock Charter (9 Hours): $1,450.00
• Monster Cod and Haddock Charter (12 Hours): $1,650.00
• Half Day Cod and Haddock Charter (5 Hours): $950.00

Giant Atlantic Bluefin Tuna Charters

• Giant Atlantic Bluefin Tuna Charter (9 Hours): $1,450.00
• Monster Atlantic Bluefin Tuna Charter (12 Hours): $1,650.00

Giant Atlantic Bluefin Tuna and Cod Combo Charters

• 9 Hour Tuna & Cod Combo Charter: $1,450.00
• 12 Hour Tuna & Cod Combo Charter: $1,650.00

Striped Bass and Cod Fish Combo Charter

• Half Day Cod and Striper Combo Charter(5 hours): $950.00

Shark Fishing Charters

• Shark Fishing Charter (9 Hours): $1,450.00
• Shark Charter (12 Hours): $1,650.00

What You Can Expect:

Shark Fishing charters run from June through November from our docks in Gloucester, Massachusetts. Fishing for Blue sharks and Makos is an exciting way to spend a day at sea. We like to anchor up and chum up a big shark. Of course we "accidentally" hook a giant bluefin tuna on many occasions. Hey - stuff happens. One of our favorite expressions is: "If you chum, they will come."

Bluefin Tuna
We welcome you to join us for an awesome giant bluefin tuna charter.
Giant bluefin tuna charters run from June through mid-November from our docks in Gloucester, Massachusetts. The Cape Ann - Gloucester area is know the world over for the massive schools of giant bluefin tuna that migrate here. The Japanese prize our tuna - known as "Boston Bluefin tuna" as the finest sushi tuna found anywhere.

Captain Bluefin and the crew aboard the Sandy B are true fishing fanatics. We love to fish for cod fish, haddock and striped bass. While we love to fish for cod, haddock and striped bass, there is something extra special about a giant bluefin tuna charter. The anticipation starts to build while rigging baits at our docks in Gloucester, MA the night before a tuna charter and keeps on building. It's tough to sleep the night before a tuna fishing charter.

Tuna will begin to bite while trolling towards the end of May. This time of year is the time to troll for giant bluefin tuna. Trolling for giant bluefin tuna is an art not easily learned. Capt. Bluefin has spent many years mastering the techniques and attention to detail required to successfully troll up a giant tuna.

Some years the troll bite lasts the entire season. Other years by July fourth the tuna have "settled in" and are more likely to bite while anchored up chumming or flying our kite with live bait. Watching a tuna "air out" attacking a kite bait is an unbelievable sight! Aboard the Sandy B the goal is to catch fish. If the fish are biting while anchored up chumming, that's where you will find us. We are equally at home anchored up chumming or trolling. We do what it takes to HOOK UP tuna on the Sandy B.

What To Expect Onboard:

The "Sandy B" is large, solid and safe. Launched in 2009, the Sandy B is a 37 Foot Duffy Hull and top finished by Cape Island Boats.

The F\V "Sandy B II" was custom built in the year 2009 to Capt. Bluefin's specifications. She is powered by a 715 HP Cummins all electronic diesel with ZF marine gear. Throttle and shifting are Glendenning "fly by wire" controls. The wheelhouse is literall crammed with electronics. There is plenty of seating in the wheelhouse for those rainy days. Below in the fo'c'sle we have four bunks for those extended overnight trips.

Our large rear deck has a big fishbox for icing down the catch. LD Marine Products rod holders line the gunwales. We use LD's 22 foot outriggers for trolling striper and tuna. THe back deck also has a set of Glendenning electronic controls for running the boat while "hooked up".

The fishing vessel Sandy B is equipped with a host of advanced electronics. We went with the largest Northstar display we could fit on the dashboard. Integrated into the Northstar are the gps, fishfinder, and digital radar. The Northstar is fitted with high resolution navigation and bathymetric charts. We have interfaced our autopilot,radio, engine management system and LCD to the Northstar as well. Redundancy has always been important. Backup navigation consists of our furuno gps interfaced to a 17 inch Laptop. Of course the laptop is also equipped with the latest navigation and bathymetric charts. She is a comfortable boat with kindly manners in a bad sea. We absolutely love our new boat.

What To Bring:

• Sun Tan Lotion
• Sun Block
• Hat
• Depending on the season - warm clothes
• Oilskins or Rain Gear
• Rubber Boots
• Camera
• Food for snacking and lunch.
• We have a microwave on board that may be used to reheat or cook lunch.
• Beverages - Water, Soda, Juice. Beer is allowed. Intoxication is not. Please use aluminum or plastic containers.
• If you do bring beverages in glass containers, please make sure to bring paper or plastic cups.
• Dramamine - we recommend the chewable orange Dramamine. If you have the slightest tendency towards seasickness, start taking dramamine the evening prior to departure.

What not to bring:

• Absolutely no illegal drugs - We are a Zero Tolerance Vessel
• Absolutely no hard alcohol allowed on board!

Details

  • Type: Sport Fisherman
  • Capacity: 10 People
  • Year: 2009
  • Rental Minimum: 4 hours
  • Length: 37 ft
  • Cancellation: Full Refund 5 Days Prior

Specs

  • Life jackets/required safety gear
  • Wheel steering
  • Fish Finder
  • Bait
  • Inboard Engine
  • Autopilot
  • CD Player
  • Dinghy
  • Twin Engine
  • Fuel type: Diesel
  • Generator
  • Galley Stove & Oven
  • GPS

Meet Captain Bruce

Captain Bruce

From Marblehead

Member Since Aug 2014

Contact Owner
  • Listing Address
  • 23 Harbor Loop
  • Gloucester, Massachusetts 01930,
  • United States
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