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 Cancelation 3 days notice
    8 hours trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    up to 6 persons
    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 Cancelation 3 days notice
    6 hours trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    up to 6 persons
    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 Cancelation 3 days notice
    4 hours trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    up to 6 persons
    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 Cancelation 3 days notice
    4 hours trip, starts at 1:00 PM
    up to 6 persons
    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.
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About this listing

Targeted Species

Barracuda (Great)
Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)

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

Tuna (Blackfin)

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.

42 ft
6 persons

Types of Fishing

Offshore Fishing
Wreck Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Deep Sea Fishing
Kite Fishing


Air Conditioning
Fighting Chair
Life Jackets
Live Bait Well
Ice Box
Air Conditioning
Fighting Chair
Life Jackets

Trip Includes

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


FREE Cancelation
You can cancel or reschedule your booking up to 3 days before the trip. If the captain cannot run the trip due to unsafe weather conditions, your booking can be moved to another date or canceled free of charge.
Pickup not included
Transfer to/from departure site is not included in trip rates.
Child Friendly
You Keep Catch
Catch and Release Allowed


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:
American Express

About the Captain

Frank Pitale
Palm Beach Shores, Florida, United States
Member since March 2018
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.
Response time: within an hour
Response rate: 100%

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