Hunter Charters - 26’ Sailfish

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.



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  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip
     Low rate deposit non-refundable
    8 hour trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $1,086
    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 hour trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $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 hour trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $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 hour trip, starts at 1:00 PM
    $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 the Charter Operator

Hunter Charters
Nassau, Bahamas
Angler's Choice
2 Reports
123 Customer Reviews
Response time 1 hour
Member since November 2013
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.

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
Deep Sea Fishing

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.

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Customer Reviews

Rating Summary
Photos by reviewers (14)
4.22
out of 5 stars from 21 reviews
Boat
Crew
Experience
It was a good trip fish really weren't around 1 mahi and lots of bottom fish
AM trip with captain Nakia
AM trip with captain Nakia
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Angler Rating
12
4
3
1
1
Anglers Claimed
Good experience
82%
Friendly captain
94%
Recommend this charter
76%
Appropriate for children
89%
Satisfied with the boat
94%
Catch intended fish
56%
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Willard E.
Nassau, NP
 5.00
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Captain Macky Does a Great Job!

VERIFIED   NEW  August 1, 2019
He spent a lot of time finding fish and telling us about The Bahamas.  I can’t recommend highly enough.  ...
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Joseph R.
Houston, TX
 5.00
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1/2 day with Captain

VERIFIED   April 14, 2019
The weather didn’t cooperate but the captain definitely made the best of it. We still caught many reef fish and got big bites...
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Michael F.
Nassau, New Providence District
 5.00
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Half day with Captain Mackey

VERIFIED   March 15, 2019
No wasted time.  Hit one spot after another and the fish were biting all day.  Had a blast with the captain. ...
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Or C.
Jacksonville, FL
 5.00
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AM trip with captain Nakia

VERIFIED   January 23, 2019
Captain Nakia was warm, professional and nice. It is very noticeable that he knows a lot about fishing and the area and that...
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Maria T.
Lewisville, TX
 3.33
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Half day fishing trip

VERIFIED   NEW  August 10, 2019
We did not catch anything but that is fishing! Our only real concern was that the captain stayed on his phone the whole entire...
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