Hunter Charters - 26’ Sailfish

Bay Shore Marina, E Bay St
Nassau, Bahamas

Captain Paul Smith is the owner of Hunter Charters, specializing in all types of fishing techniques Nassau is popular for, including big game, light tackle and bottom fishing, to name a few. Y Knot, a 26 foot long Sailfish is the smallest vessel of his 4-boat fleet, a versatile speed boat that can be used for a variety of on-water activities, including deep sea fishing, light tackle, bottom fishing, snorkeling, beaching and more.

The boat is a newly restored 26’ center console Sailfish, powered by twin 150HP Yamaha outboard motors with a maximum passenger capacity of 5 fishermen per trip. Y Knot features a T-top as well as a padded seating area on the fore. It is rigged with the general charter electronics and navigational technology, including GPS, radio and fish finder, as well as outriggers, and is overall built to get you to your fishing destination quickly.

Join Captain Hosé and crew aboard this fun boat, and they will get you chasing a variety of species, such as Marlin, Sailfish, Mahi Mahi, Tuna, Wahoo, Grouper, Jacks, Barracuda and more. All fishing equipment for your light tackle or bottom fishing excursion will be supplied by the Captain, along with artificial bait. If you would like to keep the fish you caught, the Captain is happy to offer a complimentary cleaning and filleting of the fish following the trip.


Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip
     Low rate deposit non-refundable
    8 hours trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    US$ 1086
    up to 5 persons
    This is the perfect trip for those seeking a full day of thrilling fishion action targeting Marlin, Sailfish, Mahi Mahi, Tuna, Wahoo, Grouper, Jacks, Barracuda and more. Price includes all fishing licenses, gear, tackle and bait.
  • Private trip
    3/4 Day Trip
     Low rate deposit non-refundable
    6 hours trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    US$ 850
    up to 5 persons
    Spend even more time on the water targeting Marlin, Sailfish, Mahi Mahi, Tuna, Wahoo, Grouper, Jacks, Barracuda and more. Price includes all fishing licenses, gear, tackle and bait.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip AM
     Low rate deposit non-refundable
    4 hours trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    US$ 550
    up to 5 persons
    Join our crew for a 4-hour trip targeting Marlin, Sailfish, Mahi Mahi, Tuna, Wahoo, Grouper, Jacks, Barracuda and more. Price includes all fishing licenses, gear, tackle and bait.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip PM
     Low rate deposit non-refundable
    4 hours trip, starts at 1:00 PM
    US$ 550
    up to 5 persons
    Join our crew for a 4-hour trip targeting Marlin, Sailfish, Mahi Mahi, Tuna, Wahoo, Grouper, Jacks, Barracuda and more. Price includes all fishing licenses, gear, tackle and bait.
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About this listing

Targeted Species

Barracuda (Great)
Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
Grouper (Goliath)
Jack (Horse-eye)

Marlin (Blue)
Marlin (White)
Sailfish
Tuna (Blackfin)

Tuna (Skipjack)
Tuna (Yellowfin)
Wahoo

Boat Specs

Sailfish (Center console) originally built in 2006, and restored in 2016. Powered by 2 150HP Yamaha 4 Stroke engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 40 knots.

Length
26 ft
Capacity
5 persons

Types of Fishing

Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing
Reef Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Trolling

Amenities

Toilet
Air Conditioning
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Outriggers
Toilet
Air Conditioning
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Outriggers

Trip Includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Lures
Catch cleaning & filleting
First Mate

Policies

Deposit non-refundable
Deposit non-refundable under normal circumstances. 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 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

Payment

Book with 20% deposit
When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 20% 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:
Cash
Visa
Mastercard

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

About the Charter Operator

Hunter Charters
Nassau, Bahamas
Member since November 2013
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Captain Paul Smith has been fishing for more than 30 years and has been running fishing trips for over 11 years already, with his son, Paul Smith Jr. also joining the Hunter Charters team as one of the fleet’s Captains. Hunter Charters runs charters aboard four fantastic boats, with a fun and fantastic team of captains and crew ready and waiting to put you on fish in these waters.
Response time: within an hour
Response rate: 100%

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Customer Reviews

Rating Summary
Photos by reviewers (8)
4.33
out of 5 stars from 5 reviews
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Angler Rating
3
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Anglers Claimed
Good experience
75%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
80%
Appropriate for children
100%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
50%
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Cal Langerud
Nassau, New Providence District
 5.00
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Half day trip on the YKnot with Nickail.

VERIFIED   December 30, 2017
We had a most enjoyable time…fishing the reef. Caught all kinds of varieties of fish continually…..and also something...
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Christian Sollecito
Paramus, NJ
 5.00
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A Great Trip

VERIFIED   May 14, 2018
We met up with the captain and went out to the reef and ended up catching 35 fish!! The captain was a great guy and we all...
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Edward Paquette
Nassau, New Providence District
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Half Day Excursion

VERIFIED   February 6, 2017
Captain very knowledgeable, curtious and helpful throughout the trip. Relocated the boat several times to insure we were ”...
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Chris Ramby
Nassau, New Providence District
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Half day trip on the Strike Zone

VERIFIED   June 6, 2017
Would recommend to anyone.  The crew were very personable, informative and entertaining. We walked away with a large catch...
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Jim Larkin
Warminster, Pennsylvania
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Should have been better

June 26, 2015
We were 2 experienced fishing guys and we feel like we got treated like the family just wanting the kids to see a fish. You...
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