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Westernport Bay Fishing on 38ft "Sidewinder" Boat with Rob

Sport Fisherman
38 ft
10 Guests

About This Fishing Charter

Enjoy Fishing in Hastings by boat. Hire a 38' "Sidewinder" for up to 20 people. Rates as low as $250 AUD per hour (minimum  hours).

Rates:

  • $250 AUD per hour (minimum4 hours)


There's no better way to explore Westernport Bay and Bass Strait and its surrounds than in the comfort and privacy of a experience fishing charter service! Our adventure is 7 Days a week - All year round! 

You can enjoy a great day of fishing onboard a well maintained 38ft "Sidewinder" Leeder Fishing Boat for 10 - 20 people. Our private charter rates starts from AUD $250 per hour with a minimum 4 hours charge. Catering available for only AUD $70 per person. 

Our Fishing Charters vessels are modern and complete with state of the art equipment including GPS, colour fish finder, radar, fast cruising speed & excellent stability for group or individual bookings.

Boat Specification:

• Designer: Leeder
• Year: 1990
• Boat Name: Sidewinder
• Length: 38ft
• Beam: 12 ft
• Draft: 4ft
• Speed: 18 knots
• Guests: 20 passengers 

Catering

We cater for private charters, individuals, small groups, large groups (max 40), with two boats available, 20 per boat. Schools, social clubs & groups and corporate charters also bucks parties.

Prices starting from as low as $70 per person. Westernport & Bass Strait Fishing Charters can be arranged to meet the needs of groups or individuals. Bookings Essential.

We offer:

Private Charter

• Price: AUD $250 per hour, 4 hours minimum
• Sole hire of the boat for your own group
• Catering available at AUD $70 per person

Deposit:

• AUD $800

Fishing Trips

We require a minimum of 8 persons to run a trip. 

4 Hours Trip

• Price: AUD $70 per person
• Mixed bag
• All year round
• Includes: sausage sizzle, tea and coffee provided

5 Hours Trip

• Price: AUD $85 per person
• Whiting trip (king George) mixed bag
• All year round
• Includes: sausage sizzle, tea and coffee provided

6 Hours Trip

• Price: AUD $100 per person
• Mixed bag, according to time of year
• Snapper (September - December)
• Whiting (October - May)
• Elephant Shark (Late February - April)
• Includes: sausage sizzle, tea and coffee provided

10 Hours Trip

• Price: AUD $160 per person
• Bay and Bass Strait fishing
• Includes: Breakfast, BBQ lunch, tea and coffee provided

8 Hours Trip

• Price: AUD $130 per person
• Mixed bag, according to time of year
• Snapper, Gummy Shark and Whiting (September - June)
• Breakfast, BBQ lunch, tea and coffee provided

Details

  • Type: Sport Fisherman
  • Capacity: 10 People
  • Rental Minimum: 4 hours
  • Length: 38 ft
  • Cancellation: Full Refund 14 Days Prior

Rental Requirements

Terms and Conditions

These terms apply to all trips, voucher purchases and hire agreements - In accepting your booking you agree to our terms and conditions. All trips leave from Westernport marina Hastings Melways Reference Page 154 k12 or Hastings pier,stony point pier or rhyll pier by arrangement. Arrive 15 minutes prior to departure. We don't wait for late customers (unless the boat is privately booked).

Alcohol Policy

It is permissive to bring maximum 4 cans per person if leaving from the marina. It is always requested that any alcohol brought onto the boat be in cans. The skipper has the right to refuse to allow alcohol to be brought on the vessel. If a group arrives for their charter clearly under the influence of alcohol and the skipper is of the opinion that the group is not in a suitable condition to take part in the charter, the trip will be cancelled and the full amount of charter will be forfeited. The skipper reserves the right to refuse boarding to any person he or she believes is intoxicated prior to the commencement of the trip. During a trip, should the consumption of alcohol result in unruly behavior, the skipper reserves the right to terminate the trip without refund, The Skipper reserves the right to notify Police of the imminent return to the closest Port of Drunk & Disorderly customers. Any equipment lost due to negligence will be charged up to $165 per rod and reel unit and or cost's incurred in damage repair to boat.

Weather Conditions

All trips are subject to suitable weather conditions. We will not cancel unless we are absolutely confident the current weather forecast issued by the BOM is accurate. We reserve the right to cancel a fishing trip because of weather. From time to time the weather can change quickly and a reschedule may be necessary at short notice. The skipper, after consultation with the client dock side, has the right to cancel if deemed unsafe for ship, crew and customers. WE don't cancel unless we are absolutely confident we have all information regarding eh weather. Remember - It is our aim to maintain safe and comfortable environment for our customers. It is not our intention to spoli your day.

Bookings

We are available everyday of the year to go fishing excluding Christmas Day and New Years Day. All bookings require a credit card as confirmation of booking. We require a minimum of 8 persons to run a trip. This can be made up from individuals or a group. If we do not get the required number of people we have the right to reschedule the trip. We will contact the customer before the day if we cannot honour the agreed time. All trips can be rescheduled or refunded if the trip is cancelled by us. Private charter requires deposit on a credit card which is held as confirmation.

Privacy

All details obtained from clients i.e. telephone numbers, email address, postal address, facsimile number, credit card and bank account details, are only utilized for the express purpose of the operations of Westernport & peninsula Fishing Charters. These details are never sold, distributed or released to any other parties or bodies.  

Payment for Charter

All Payments are to be made prior to the vessel departing. The person making the booking is responsible for the payment of the entire amount. Bookings made must be paid for i.e. If a booking is for 6 persons and only 5 arrive for the trip, the full booking for 6 must be paid unless the space can be filled. All bookings of 8 or more persons are required to provide a credit card number and full payment of the charter fee.

Recreational Fishing License

RFL are required in all victorian waters.

Treatment of Staff

Our Staff have all been selected for their expertise in their field. As workers they are not to be insulted, sworn at, abused or defamed. The Skipper reserves the right to cancel any trip or return to any Port any individual (without refund) where staff are being harassed and or abused.

Refund on Charter Day

We have a strict no refund policy once the trip has departed. Should an individual become unwell and request to be returned to port, the Skipper of the trip will make a decision relating to a termination of a charter or returning to port to drop a customer off. We will use their discretion as to the issuing of a refund. On the occasion where the advice of our company and the crew of the trip is ignored by the client, there is no refund available.

General Behavior

It is a requirement that all Customers behave in a respectful manner whether that be prior to, during or after the charter, having full consideration for all other users of the marina and pier area and it's immediate vicinity. Obscenities and unruly behavior will not be tolerated under any circumstances and may result in your booking being cancelled and payment forfeited. Any equipment lost due to negligence will be charged up to $165 per rod and reel unit and or cost's incurred in damage repair to boat

Drugs

Drugs are not tolerated in any form. If a customer attempts to smoke or consume an illegal substance the skipper will immediately report this to the Marine Police and the trip will be immediately cancelled. No refund will be paid and the matter will be handed to the police

Fish Guarantee

It is our mission to optimize everyone's opportunity to catch a fish. We do not guarantee every customer catches a fish. Fishing is a sport of chance and many variables outside our control determine the catch rate.

Customer Charter

We promise to do our best to make your day run as smoothly as possible from your initial reservation through to your day on the water. Our team promise to do their very best to make your day safe and comfortable given the varying conditions at sea. Customers are reminded that our vessels are fishing vessels not 5 star luxury liners. We guarantee our food service to be fresh and hygienically prepared. Vegetarians can be catered for if prior notice is given we do not cater for halal or kosher. We don't guarantee a fish lunch as this depends on the daily catch. Our Toilet facilities are private and clean. The toilets are marine style and good for liquid waste only (no. 1's). We recommend using a toilet before departure at public facilities in westernport marina for no.2's. Vessels are confined space. Smoking is allowed in designated area as directed by the crew.

Children Onboard

2 - 12 years and under, is considered a child. Children must be able to fit a child life jacket. We request that each child is supervised by a paying adult, on a 1: 1 ratio. Limited children's life jackets are available on board. Children under 15 must be accompanied by full paying adult.

Spirit of Fishing

Our team love fishing and we genuinely want to show our customers a good time. We do not tolerate negative or poor-spirited fisher people. Come prepared to only have fun!

Specs

  • Life jackets/required safety gear
  • Toilet
  • Wheel steering
  • Cuddy Cabin
  • Fishing gear
  • Licensing Required
  • Fish Finder
  • Inboard Engine
  • Autopilot
  • CD Player
  • Center Cockpit
  • Chart Plotter
  • Climate Control
  • Single Engine
  • Fuel type: Diesel

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Meet Rob

Rob

Member Since Mar 2016

Contact Owner
  • Listing Address
  • 40 Marine Parade
  • Hastings, Victoria 3915,
  • Australia
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