This classic 35ft blue water quarter-horse vessel has personally witnessed some of the most exciting fishing to be experienced on The Great Barrier Reef and also beyond to the vast reaches of the untamed waters of Papua New Guinea.
This vessel is easily the classiest boat in QLD for its size class and is crewed by a local Father & Son operation with over 20 years experience together on our local waters. Highly maintained, backed up with wonderful service, fishing equipment and undisputable experience, it is categorically sensational value. With multiple sanctioned tournament wins over many years you are dealing with the best on offer (tournament resume listed below).
Based in Port Douglas, Saltaire is available for Heavy Tackle, Light tackle and Popper Reef Fishing. It is a Custom Made vessel built specifically for the Great Barrier Reef conditions and is beautifully designed for daily and extended trips.
Trips can include adventure cruising opportunities to Sand Cays, tropical islands and private reef systems alive with amazing life. Snorkelling and diving can be part of your day. Overnight charters can further include extending to the incredible Hope Isles, the Ribbon Reefs & Lizard Island.
So valued is the reputation of this vessel, it is contracted on a regular basis to accompany the ultimate fishing extended motherships in Far NTH QLD waters to enhance the fishing aspect on their client's trips. In a nutshell, with a brilliant strike record catching targeted species, comfort, speed and great service on your side you will be amongst the serious action on offer whether it be pursuing big black marlin, pelagic species or big giant trevally.
Boat features include fantastic high speed twin 275hp engines with a cruising speed of 24 knots, express way layout, enclosed head, air conditioned sleeping quarters, the latest of navionics and only the very best of all fishing gear and tackle.
Your personalised trip also includes morning/afternoon tea, tropical lunch, soft beverages, all bait and absolute high end tackle. Snorkel gear provided if requested (Diving on Application). Alcohol is BYO with eskies and ice provided. All legal catches are cleaned and conveniently bagged for you to take home. On extended trips further inclusions are all meals and accommodation and preparation of fish to transport on a plane if required.
It is a very professional and well oiled operation equipped with all the bells and whistles, and prides itself on its service and high reputation within the industry
This charter is 100% proudly locally owned and operated and available all year round.
All daily charters depart at 8.30am departing Port Douglas Yacht Club (opposite main Marina). Light tackle charters return by 4.30pm and heavy tackle by approx. 5.30pm. Extended Charters 8.30am to 4.30pm on final day.