Le Performant 2

Grand Baie, Mauritius

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Boat Specs

Custom built (Offshore sport fishing) originally built in 2016. Powered by 2 575HP Caterpillar engines with a maximum cruising speed of 33 knots.

55 ft
15 persons
Types of Fishing
Offshore Fishing
Fishing Techniques
Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Targeted Species
Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)

Marlin (Black)
Marlin (Blue)

Marlin (Striped)

Shark (Blue)
Shark (Hammerhead)

Shark (Mako)
Shark (Tiger)

Tuna (Yellowfin)

Captain Nimalen is the owner of Le Performant Sport Fishing, and the operator of 4 boats in the fleet. He was raised in a fisherman family (being a 3rd-generation fisherman himself), with his father also a well-known angler in Cap-Malheureux. Nimalen loved fishing since childhood, and is now even a holder of several fishing records with his fleet of boats.

Le Performant 2 is a 40’ vessel powered by twin Cummins 155 HP engines. The boat is equipped with a private bathroom, as well as a salon which can accommodate up to 8 people. As for fishing equipment on board, there are nine Penn International reels utilized (3x 130lbs, 2x 80lbs, 4x 50lbs), a total of 3 fighting chairs and a variety of lures for all types of fishing.

The Le Performant crew invites you to join them as they journey to the most attractive locations on the Mauritian northern coast. Game fish in excess of 1,000lbs have been caught in these waters, but there are plenty of standard-sized and smaller fish for amateur anglers, families and tourists just looking for a memorable fishing trip. You’ll have the opportunity to fish for Blue and Black Marlin, Sailfish, Dorado, Wahoo, Bonito, Shark and much more, depending on the season.

Capt. Nimalen welcomes everyone that wants to visit Mauritius and enjoy a day of fishing aboard Le Performant along the way. The crew is highly experienced in all types of fishing practiced in these waters, including big game fishing, bottom fishing, popping and jigging, as well as light tackle fishing.

Air Conditioning
Fighting Chair
Chart Plotter Fish Finder
Life Jackets
Fly Fishing Equipment
Snorkeling Equipment
Live Bait Tank
Multimedia System
Wireless Trolling Motor
Tuna tubes
Spearfishing Equipment
Ice Box
Fighting Chair
Chart Plotter Fish Finder
Life Jackets
Trip Includes
Rod, Reels & Tackle
Penn International
Live Bait
Catch Cleaning & Filleting
Free Drinks ( Water, Softdrinks 7 Beer)
First Mate
Fishing Licence
On Command
Fly Fishing Equipment
FREE Cancellation
You can cancel or change your booking free of charge up to 24 hours before the trip date
Pickup agreed upon reservation
Transfer to/from departure site may be available and included in price depending on trip and number of days booked

Other Policies 
Child Friendly
Catch and Release Allowed
For Big Game fish additional fee may apply

20% deposit charged upfront by FishingBooker to guarantee your reservation. The remaining balance is to be paid directly to the captain on or prior to your trip date in one of the following payment methods: Cash.

About the Company

Permal Nimalen
Grand Baie, Mauritius
Member since May 2014
Born into a fisherman family with over 50 years of experience, Nimalen used to accompany his father, a fisherman, as he went fishing in a wooden canoe. After years of being hard at work, they purchased their first engine boat in 1984. It went off from there and in 2000, Nimalen started his own big game fishing business. After catering to a variety of satisfied clients, he was able to buy his first boat - Le Performant 1. Demand kept rising, and along came Le Performant 2, 3 and 4!
Response time: 8 hours
Response rate: 100%

Mauritius Fishing Calendar

Customer Reviews

4.44 out of 5 stars from 12 reviews

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Dmitriy Presnukhin • Fished Mar 15, 2016
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We recommend that all tourist take note that LE PERFORMANT are the ruest peope we had to incounter in Mauritius. Not only we have to pay for fishing trip but they also refused to give use the fish we caught.  This we call theft in South Africa. They lady who was there to meet use was so rude and disrespectfull. When insisting that they give use the fish the Le performant operator (lady) repleid and said we can BUY the fish back!!

We reported this company to the Maurition tourist board’, and wrote reports on their facebook and our local tourist website warning people to not make use of them.

They give Mauritians a bad nme and we will make sure that ll South African touist are well informed about their terrible service and disrespect towards tourist.


Jan Fourie • Fished Jan 01, 2016
Permal Nimalen (The Captain)
Replied to this review on January 27, 2016

Hello Jan, thank you for your review. We are no theft, and you can try to put our company to shame, but we are professionals and we try our best to inform our clients as much as we can. Whether it is on Fishing booker under the policies section, or on our blog http://www.leperformant.com/blog we clearly define that Crew keeps catch.

We are sorry if you missed that piece of information which led to a bad experience both for you and us. Anglers from all over the world trust our company for fishing in Mauritius year in year out. We do our best to please each and every person who step on one of our boats. Unfortunately, this wasn’t the case with you, and we would like to hear from you on how we can improve, maybe on the communication level with our clients.

Thank you

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Excellent equipment and really made the effort to find us fish. We caught a massive tuna.

Lisa Matthews • Fished Dec 12, 2015
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  • B13, Grand Baie
    , Mauritius