Oceantur Azores Sportfishing – Rabão

Departing out of Ponta Delgada Bay, Captain Carlos Linhares and his team at Oceantur Azores Sportfishing put their clients on top of the hottest bite.

Head to that angling paradise of Azores in the depths of the Atlantic Ocean. Bring your family, friends, or fishing buddies, and get ready to fill the boat with exciting catches. Whether you’re an adventurer who wants to try something different on their next vacation or a die-hard angler looking for the biggest fish in the ocean – Capt. Carlos has got you covered.

His beautiful Rabão is a professional offshore sport fishing boat. Recently restored, she comes powered by twin engines and is fully outfitted with Humminbird, Raymarine, and Koden electronics.

The Rabão has even more than just all the comforts of home. With Wi-Fi available on board, you can start a live video right from the boat. You can take a nap on one of the two beds in between the bites or make yourself a nice cup of coffee. With her 33’ of excellence, the Rabão is fully ready to take you to the finest grounds around. The only thing she’s missing is you!

Get ready to be amazed not only by the breathtaking nature and picturesque landscapes but also by the waters that hold great numbers of fish. There is everything to your liking, from Sharks and Mahi Mahi to Amberjack, Tuna, and Marlin.

Book a half-day adventure if you have a busy schedule and hop on board. You will be provided with Penn International gear, top-quality lures, and drinks. Cancel all your plans go for a full-day adventure and enjoy a hot meal on board. The opportunities are limitless!



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip – Coastal (AM)
    FREE Cancellation 30 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 9:00 AM
    US $642
    Fish along the coast for Triggerfish, Grouper, Sea Bream, Rockfish, Barracuda, Bonito... and the list just keeps going!
    Targeted fish
    Barracuda (Great)
    Great Barracuda
    Triggerfish (Gray)
    Gray Triggerfish
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip – Coastal (PM)
    FREE Cancellation 30 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 2:30 PM
    US $642
    Fish along the coast for Triggerfish, Grouper, Sea Bream, Rockfish, Barracuda, Bonito... and the list just keeps going!
    Targeted fish
    Barracuda (Great)
    Great Barracuda
    Triggerfish (Gray)
    Gray Triggerfish
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip – Big Game (AM)
    FREE Cancellation 30 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 9:00 AM
    US $750
    This trip will take you anywhere from 8 up to 25 miles offshore for Marlin, Tuna, Wahoo, and many more.
    Targeted fish
    Marlin (Blue)
    Blue Marlin
    Marlin (White)
    White Marlin
    Tuna (Bluefin)
    Bluefin Tuna
    Wahoo
    Wahoo
    Tuna (Albacore)
    Albacore Tuna
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip – Big Game (PM)
    FREE Cancellation 30 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 2:30 PM
    US $750
    This trip will take you anywhere from 8 up to 25 miles offshore for Marlin, Tuna, Wahoo, and many more.
    Targeted fish
    Marlin (Blue)
    Blue Marlin
    Marlin (White)
    White Marlin
    Tuna (Bluefin)
    Bluefin Tuna
    Wahoo
    Wahoo
    Tuna (Albacore)
    Albacore Tuna
  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip – Coastal
    FREE Cancellation 30 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 9:00 AM
    US $1,071
    Step on board to enjoy a full-day adventure with hot meals included in the price. Fish for anything that patrols the waters along the coast, including Sea Bream, Triggerfish, and many more. Bring your friends with you!
    Targeted fish
    Barracuda (Great)
    Great Barracuda
  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip – Big Game
    In demand! Last booked: 14 hours ago
    FREE Cancellation 30 days notice
    1 Day Trip, starts at 9:00 AM
    Overnight stay, liveaboard
    US $1,392
    Enjoy the ultimate offshore extravaganza, fishing 8-25 miles offshore for Tuna, Wahoo, Marlin, and other species. Hot meals will be provided on board.
    Targeted fish
    Marlin (Blue)
    Blue Marlin
    Marlin (White)
    White Marlin
    Tuna (Bluefin)
    Bluefin Tuna
    Wahoo
    Wahoo
    Tuna (Albacore)
    Albacore Tuna
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FAQs about Oceantur Azores Sportfishing – Rabão

Oceantur Azores Sportfishing – Rabão offers the following trips to customers:
  • €600 per group - Half Day Trip – Coastal (AM) (4 hours)
  • €600 per group - Half Day Trip – Coastal (PM) (4 hours)
  • €700 per group - Half Day Trip – Big Game (AM) (4 hours)
  • €700 per group - Half Day Trip – Big Game (PM) (4 hours)
  • €1,000 per group - Full Day Trip – Coastal (8 hours)
  • €1,300 per day per group - Full Day Trip – Big Game (1 day)

When you book a trip with Oceantur Azores Sportfishing – Rabão, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • Toilet
  • Fighting Chair
  • GPS Humminbird, Raymarine
  • Fishfinder Koden, Humminbird
  • Bed Two on the front
  • Flybridge
  • Live Bait Well 2 live bait tanks
  • Kitchen Freezer, microwave, coffee machine
  • Refrigerator
  • Multimedia System Wireless internet onboard
  • Outriggers 2 plus centerrigger
  • Spearfishing Equipment
  • Ice Box
  • Radar Raymarine

Trips booked with Oceantur Azores Sportfishing – Rabão include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle (Only Penn International gear)
  • Live Bait (Possible to catch on the trip)
  • Lures (Desperado, Fronteira, Black Bart, Kona, JT)
  • Catch cleaning & filleting (Arrangement with some restaurants)
  • Drinks (Non-alcoholic beverages)
  • First Mate (The boat counts usually with 3 members )
  • Fishing License (Included in the price)
  • Lunch (Hot meals Included in the price (full day only))

Oceantur Azores Sportfishing – Rabão offers the following types of fishing:
  • Inshore Fishing
  • Nearshore Fishing (1 mile)
  • Offshore Fishing (all the islands)
  • Reef Fishing

Oceantur Azores Sportfishing – Rabão offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle
  • Heavy Tackle
  • Bottom Fishing
  • Trolling (Penn International - Barros Finisterra)
  • Spinning
  • Jigging
  • Popping
  • Drift Fishing (Usually for Shark, Tuna and at night for Swordfish)
  • Handline
  • Spearfishing
  • Flounder Gigging
  • Deep Sea Fishing

Top targeted fish species with Oceantur Azores Sportfishing – Rabão include:
  • Amberjack
  • Barracuda (Great)
  • Bluefish
  • Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
  • Marlin (Blue)
  • Marlin (White)
  • Shark (Blue)
  • Spearfish (Longbill)
  • Tuna (Albacore)
  • Tuna (Bluefin)
  • Wahoo

Meet the Captain

Carlos Linhares
Ponta Delgada, Azores, Portugal
11 Fishing Reports
13 Customer reviews
Response time within an hour
Member since January 2014
Captain Carlos Linhares operates the Rabão and Scorpion fishing vessels with his team of professional anglers. From jigging and night fishing, bottom fishing and big game fishing to exciting adventures to the Gulf Stream for Marlins and Tuna – they can do it all. Captain Carlos is a bilingual fisherman with over a decade of experience on the water.

About this listing

Targeted species

Amberjack Amberjack
Barracuda (Great) Great Barracuda
Bluefish Bluefish
Dolphin (Mahi Mahi) Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)

Boat specs

Pacemaker (Sportfishing) originally built in 1980, and restored in 2017. Powered by 2 460HP Perkins engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 27 knots.

Length
33 ft
Capacity
4 persons

Types of fishing

Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing
1 mile
Offshore Fishing
all the islands
Reef Fishing

Fishing techniques

Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Penn International - Barros Finisterra
Spinning
Jigging
Popping
Drift Fishing
Usually for Shark, Tuna and at night for Swordfish
Handline
Spearfishing
Flounder Gigging
Deep Sea Fishing

Amenities

Toilet
Fighting Chair
GPS
Humminbird, Raymarine
Fishfinder
Koden, Humminbird
Bed
Two on the front
Flybridge

Trip includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Only Penn International gear
Live Bait
Possible to catch on the trip
Lures
Desperado, Fronteira, Black Bart, Kona, JT
Catch cleaning & filleting
Arrangement with some restaurants
Drinks
Non-alcoholic beverages
First Mate
The boat counts usually with 3 members
Fishing License
Included in the price
Lunch
Hot meals Included in the price (full day only)

Cancellation policy

Free cancellation up to 30 days prior to trip

You can cancel or modify your booking up to 30 days before the trip date, free of charge. If you cancel or modify your booking later, or fail to show up, you'll forfeit 100% of what you've paid.

Listing policies

Pickup not included
Transfer to/from departure site is not included in trip rates.
Child Friendly
From all ages
You Keep Catch
By agreement - enough for dinner
Crew Keeps Catch
Catch and Release Allowed
Catch and Release Mandatory
Marlin only

Payment

Book with 15% deposit, pay rest to captain

When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 15% 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
Visa
Mastercard
American Express
PayPal
Bank Transfer
When paying the remaining balance with a credit card, an additional 4% charge will apply.

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Customer reviews

Rating summary
Excellent
4.8 / 5
out of 5 stars from 5 reviews
Boat
Excellent
4.8 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience
Excellent
4.6 / 5
Photos & videos by reviewers (6)
Caught yellowfin, AM trip
Caught yellowfin, AM trip
Oceantur august 2023
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Angler rating
4
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Anglers claimed
Good experience
100%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
100%
Appropriate for children
100%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Caught fish
60%
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Ian M.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Overall

Caught yellowfin, AM trip

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip – Big Game (AM) on October 4, 2023
Carlos and Pablo ran a great short trip for my wife and me. We booked a 4 hour trip last minute the night before, and would...
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William E.
Township Of Taylorsville, NC
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Oceantur august 2023

VERIFIED   Full Day Trip – Big Game on August 21, 2023
Great boats great equipment. Best of all was the crew. Definitely will return. Maybe this week.
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Jon S.
United Arab Emirates
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Overall

Fishing with Carlos

VERIFIED   Full Day Trip – Big Game on July 25, 2022
Great two days fishing. Thank you for looking after us so well. Look forward to coming back very soon
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REIJO P.
Poland, ME
Excellent
4.7 / 5
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Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Very good
4.0 / 5
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Fishing with Carlos

VERIFIED   Full Day Trip – Big Game on September 5, 2022
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Eszter M.

The captain canceled

VERIFIED   September 13, 2024
The charter operator canceled 198 days prior to the trip date. This is an automated posting.
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