Mechanical Advantage Sportfishing

Palm Beach Shores are located in one of the best fishing spots on the planet. Not only are they blessed with amazing beaches and the Gulf Stream carrying big boys right next to the coast, but also with the fact that Mechanical Advantage Sportfishing runs their trips from there! They’ll put you on the hottest bite right off the coast and show you the best tips and tricks for handling the local beasts.

Climb aboard their 42’ offshore sport fishing vessel, custom-built to allow for outstanding fishing and comfort. She can hold up to 6 anglers, fishing at the same time without bumping elbows or tangling lines. To keep you at the top of your game even on longer trips, there are many comforts ready on board. A fully air-conditioned cabin, a full-head toilet, a kitchen, and a refrigerator are all available. Fishing equipment isn’t skimped on, you can rely on a fighting chair, outriggers, and a live bait tank to give you an edge over the local big boys.

You will target a wide variety of exciting local species, such as the Sailfish, Blackfin Tuna, Bull Shark, False Albacore, Amberjack, Wahoo, Mahi Mahi, Barracuda, Kingfish, and others you may run across. Your guide and assistant will be Captain Frank Pitale, an avid local fisherman. He’s been fishing since the mid 70’s, so you know he has quite a few keepers under his belt. You’ll go fishing no further than 3 miles offshore, since even the Sailfish are this close to the coast near Palm Beach Shores!

Live bait is available for an extra free, $100 per dozen. There’s a first mate on board who will assist you and clean your catch, he works for tips so gratuity is greatly appreciated. Customers can find parking near the pickup location. There’s no strict minimum age for children but infants are not allowed onboard for safety reasons. The captain will provide 2 life jackets for smaller children.



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $1,500
    price breakdown
    $1,500
    For the anglers who want to dominate the local waters, this full day trip offer is the answer. Go after Mahi Mahi, Sailfish, the famous Blackfin Tunas, Bull Sharks, Wahoos, Cobias, Amberjacks, Kingfish, False Albacores, Barracuda, and others! The charter will provide you with all needed gear.
  • Private trip
    3/4 Day Trip
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $1,125
    price breakdown
    $1,125
    If you just need a little bit more fishing done than in the half day trip, this offer is right up your alley! Go after a variety of excellent local species like Amberjacks, Wahoos, Mahi Mahi, False Albacores, Sailfish, Bull Sharks, Kingfish, Cobias, and others you run across. All required equipment is supplied by the captain.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip (AM)
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $750
    price breakdown
    $750
    This trip is perfect for anglers who want to scratch that itch first thing in the morning. You will go after a variety of exciting species like the Amberjack, Barracuda, Mahi Mahi, Kingfish, Wahoo, and others you may run into. All required equipment is supplied by the captain.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip (PM)
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 1:00 PM
    $750
    price breakdown
    $750
    This trip is excellent if you are looking to blow off some steam from the work week. You will be supplied with all necessary equipment by the charter operators. You can expect to target a variety of species like Mahi Mahi, Wahoos, Barracuda, Amberjacks, Cobias, Kingfish, and others you may run into.

About the Captain

Frank Pitale
Palm Beach Shores, Florida, United States
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I have started out on my father's charter boat in the summers. I have been a licensed captain since 1974, when I graduated. Since graduating from college, I have run private and charter boats from Gloucester, MA down to Key West, Cancun and PA Mexico, all of the Bahamas, Turks & Caicos Islands, and the United States and the British Virgin Islands.

About this listing

Targeted Species

Amberjack Amberjack
Barracuda (Great) Barracuda (Great)
Cobia Cobia
Dolphin (Mahi Mahi) Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)

King Mackerel (Kingfish) King Mackerel (Kingfish)
Little Tunny (False Albacore) Little Tunny (False Albacore)
Sailfish Sailfish
Shark (Bull) Shark (Bull)

Tuna (Blackfin) Tuna (Blackfin)
Wahoo Wahoo

Boat Specs

Custom Express (Offshore sport fishing) originally built in 1989, and restored in 2018. Powered by 2 450HP Cummings engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 25 knots.

Length
42 ft
Capacity
6 persons

Types of Fishing

Offshore Fishing
Wreck Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Trolling
Kite Fishing
Deep Sea Fishing

Amenities

Toilet
Air Conditioning
Fighting Chair
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Kitchen
Refrigerator
Outriggers
Ice Box
Toilet
Air Conditioning
Fighting Chair
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder

Trip Includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Lures
Catch cleaning & filleting
First Mate
Fishing License

Cancellation Policy

Free cancellation up to 3 days prior to trip

Customers can cancel or modify their booking up to 3 days before the trip date free of charge. If the trip is canceled or modified later, or in the event of a no-show, 100% of the deposit will be charged.

Listing Policies

Pickup not included
Transfer to/from departure site is not included in trip rates.
Child Friendly
You Keep Catch
Catch and Release Allowed

Payment

Book with 15% deposit
When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 15% deposit to guarantee your reservation.
Pay remaining balance to captain
The remaining balance is to be paid directly to the charter operator on or prior to your trip date in one of the following payment methods:
Cash
Visa
Mastercard
American Express

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Customer Reviews

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Rodney J.
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VERIFIED   Half Day Trip (AM) on October 16, 2020
We had a great day fishing.  We had six people on a morning trip and we all had a chance to catch a fish.  Captain...
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