If you are spending your vacation in New Zealand and want to connect with its wonderful waters, you have found the right place. Join Blue Ocean Charters aboard their fantastic vessel which the longest fishing tradition in Tauranga. She is perfect for shared charters, where everyone is welcome to make a great catch possible.
The ‘Ratahi’ is a stable 46’ saltwater fishing boat, custom-built in 1938. She has been putting people on fish for many decades and continues to do so now, being fully overhauled. The Ratahi is regularly maintained with care by her professional crew and is powered by a 90 HP Detroit engine.
Aboard the Ratahi, you will be able to explore the inshore reefs, where you will be targeting Gurnard, John Dory, Snapper, Kingfish, and so much more. The boat’s navigational and fishfinding electronics will build up a clear image of where the fish are hiding.
Enjoy the boat’s charm and share your fish stories with anglers from all over the world. Bring your lucky rod or rent it from the crew. Feel free to bring bags for your catch and any other equipment you might need. You will also need sunscreen, a hat, sunglasses, and a camera to capture the action. There will be tea and coffee on board but your own food and drinks are more than welcome.
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About this listing
Custom-Built Boat (Saltwater fishing) originally built in 1938, and restored in 2017. Powered by a 90HP Detroit engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 8 knots.
Types of Fishing
When paying the remaining balance with a credit card, there is a 2.5% fee.
About the Charter Operator
Member since September 2017