Experience some serious offshore fishing with Yate Fortuna. Leave the stunning bay of Santa Marta and get out onto the Caribbean’s deepest waters hunting some highly-prized fish. Captain Camilo Diaz will show you an authentic experience. A recreational and sustenance fisherman since childhood, he bought his first boat at age 13. He knows all there is about these waters and looks forward to sharing his knowledge with you.

Capt. Camilo has come a long way since his boyhood. Step aboard his 43’ Hatteras convertible and live the life of luxury. Up to 10 guests are welcome aboard to enjoy comfortable confines in the air-conditioned cabin featuring a kitchen, bathroom, TV, and multimedia system. Head up to the flybridge to spot the productive fishing spots and use the outriggers to troll behind you. When you feel the bite, settle into the fighting chair and get your fish on.

You’ll use live ballyhoo as bait with heavy tackle giving you the best chance of landing a monster fish. Head up to 40 miles offshore to the deepest spots of the Caribbean and get ready for an intense battle. Majestic Marlin will leap out of the water as they wriggle from your line, while stunning Sailfish will leave you lost for words. Try to catch a delicious Tuna or Mahi Mahi to take back to shore, or battle it out with Wahoo, Amberjacks, and even Sharks!

Full day trips will give you the best chance of testing your skills against a range of these fish, but there’s still a good chance of landing a beauty on shorter trips. You’ll also be treated to a complimentary traditional lunch on longer trips. Whatever you want out of your day can be arranged – let your captain know if you’d like to go snorkeling and you can rent some gear. Step aboard and experience Colombian hospitality with Yate Fortuna.



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip – Deep Dropping
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $3,200
    Head up to 40 miles offshore and get your hands full with some serious offshore fishing. Head to some of the Caribbean's deepest spots and learn all about deep dropping to catch some of the biggest fish out there. With electrical reels, you'll drop your lines as close to the ocean floor as possible, going after majestic Marlin, stunning Sailfish, delicious Mahi Mahi, Tuna, and even some monstrous Sharks, among more. You'll have earned your complimentary lunch after plenty of heavy lifting.
  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip – Offshore
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $3,200
    Spend the whole day aboard a luxury convertible boat, taking advantage of the Caribbean's crystal clear deep waters and the first-class service on board. Make the most of the complimentary lunch on board as you break up the day from intense fishing. You'll get to troll, jig, and use popping corks as you try to land some of the ocean's most sought-after creatures. Majestic Marlin, stunning Sailfish, tasty Tuna, Mahi Mahi, and tough fighting Wahoo, are just some of the beasts you'll go after.
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About the Captain

Camilo Diaz
Santa Marta, Colombia
1 Customer reviews
Response time 3 hours
Member since February 2019
Born and raised in Santa Marta, it was only natural that Captain Camilo would know all about fishing. Following in his father and grandfather's footsteps, he fished as a hobby and as a way to provide food for the family. He bought his first boat at age 13, and it wasn't until he was 34 that he turned his passion into a hobby. He still loves the freedom of getting out on the ocean and says there's no thrill like reeling in a monster fish. And he should know: his record is a 500 lb Marlin!

About this listing

Targeted species

Amberjack Amberjack
Barracuda (Great) Great Barracuda
Dolphin (Mahi Mahi) Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
Jack Crevalle Jack Crevalle

Boat specs

Hatteras (Convertible) originally built in 1984, and restored in 2020. Powered by 2 620HP Detroit Diesel 6V92 TA engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 17 knots.

Length
43 ft
Capacity
10 persons

Types of fishing

Offshore Fishing

Fishing techniques

Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Deep Sea Fishing

Amenities

Toilet
Air Conditioning
Optional check availability
Fighting Chair
GPS
Fishfinder
Bed

Trip includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Penn and alutecnos
Live Bait
Balihoo dead bait or bonita
Lures
Catch cleaning & filleting
Please Consider Tip for the crew
First Mate

Cancellation policy

Deposit non-refundable

If it is unsafe to travel, you may still cancel free of charge or change the date(s) of your booking.

Listing policies

Pickup not included
Transfer to/from departure site is not included in trip rates.
Child Friendly
Must be at least 15 years old
Crew Keeps Catch
Mostly
Catch and Release Allowed

Payment

Book with 25% deposit, pay rest to captain

When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 25% deposit to guarantee your reservation.

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
Bank Transfer

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3.0 / 5
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1.0 / 5
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FAQs about Yate Fortuna

Yate Fortuna offers the following trips to customers:
  • $3,200 per group, additional $250 per person after 3 guests - Full Day Trip – Deep Dropping (8 hours)
  • $3,200 per group, additional $250 per person after 3 guests - Full Day Trip – Offshore (8 hours)

When you book a trip with Yate Fortuna, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • Toilet
  • Air Conditioning Optional check availability
  • Fighting Chair
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Bed
  • Flybridge
  • Snorkeling Equipment At an additional charge
  • Outriggers
  • Ice Box Igloo ice box - with ice and 12 bottles of water
  • Life Jackets Including children's sizes

Trips booked with Yate Fortuna include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle (Penn and alutecnos)
  • Live Bait (Balihoo dead bait or bonita)
  • Lures
  • Catch cleaning & filleting (Please Consider Tip for the crew)
  • First Mate

Yate Fortuna offers the following type of fishing:
  • Offshore Fishing

Yate Fortuna offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Heavy Tackle
  • Bottom Fishing
  • Trolling
  • Deep Sea Fishing

Top targeted fish species with Yate Fortuna include:
  • Amberjack
  • Barracuda (Great)
  • Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
  • Jack Crevalle
  • King Mackerel (Kingfish)
  • Marlin (Blue)
  • Sailfish
  • Shark (Hammerhead)
  • Snapper (Cubera)
  • Tuna (Albacore)
  • Tuna (Yellowfin)
  • Wahoo