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 in 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 and go for a full-day adventure and enjoy a hot meal on board. The opportunities are limitless!

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  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip - Big Game Fishing
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 8:30 AM
    price breakdown
    Enjoy the ultimate offshore extravaganza, fishing 8-25 miles offshore for Tuna, Wahoo, Marlin, and other species. Hot meals will be provided on board.
  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip - Coastal Fishing
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 9:00 AM
    price breakdown
    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!
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip - Big Game Fishing
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    5 Hour Trip, starts at 8:30 AM
    price breakdown
    This trip will take you anywhere from 8 up to 25 miles offshore for Marlin, Tuna, Wahoo, and many more.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip - Coastal Fishing
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    5 Hour Trip, starts at 9:00 AM
    price breakdown
    Fish along the coast for Triggerfish, Grouper, Sea Bream, Rockfish, Barracuda, Bonito... and the list just keeps going!
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About the Captain

Carlos Linhares
Ponta Delgada, Azores, Portugal
11 Fishing Reports
2 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) Barracuda (Great)
Bluefish Bluefish
Dolphin (Mahi Mahi) Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)

Marlin (Blue) Marlin (Blue)
Marlin (White) Marlin (White)
Shark (Blue) Shark (Blue)
Spearfish (Longbill) Spearfish (Longbill)

Tuna (Albacore) Tuna (Albacore)
Tuna (Bluefin) Tuna (Bluefin)
Wahoo Wahoo

Boat Specs

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

33 ft
4 persons

Types of Fishing

Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing
Reef Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Drift Fishing
Flounder Gigging
Deep Sea Fishing


Air Conditioning
Fighting Chair
Life Jackets
Live Bait Well
Multimedia System
Spearfishing Equipment
Ice Box
Air Conditioning
Fighting Chair
Life Jackets

Trip Includes

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

Cancellation Policy

Free cancellation up to 7 days prior to trip

Customers can cancel or modify their booking up to 7 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 agreed upon reservation
Transfer to/from departure site may be available and included in price depending on your location and distance from the dock.
Child Friendly
You Keep Catch
Crew Keeps Catch
Catch and Release Allowed
Catch and Release Mandatory


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
Bank Transfer

When paying the remaining balance with a credit card, there is a 4% fee.

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Holly C.
Asheville, North Carolina

August fishing trip

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip - Big Game Fishing on August 2, 2018
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