Q: What kind of fishing do you do?
A: Mainly trolling. Using 7-9 lines in the water at all times and with mainly lures. We also do some spinning or fly fishing, with the additional rods that are on the boat.
Q: How far do we go?
A: It does depend on the weather conditions over the previous few days or so, but generally we go between 20-40 nautical miles off shore. We do go out to the rigs upon request.
Q: What do I need to bring?
A: Hat, sunblock sun glasses (polarised is best) and something to eat and drink. We do have water on board, but do bring more with you.
Q: Is there ice onboard?
A: Yes. There are 3 ice coolers with blocks of ice. 1 for fish, 1 for drinks and 1 for food.
Q: What time do we go and return?
A: We aim to leave Aberdeen Boat Club at 7:30am and return around 5:00pm. However we cannot guarantee an exact arrival time, but we will do our best!
Q: Do I need to bring any fishing gear?
A: No as everything is already onboard. But if you want to bring some, please do! Just contact us first to make sure there is room.
Q: How many people can we take on a charter?
A: We can carry a maximum of 10 for offshore fishing as the life raft only carries 12 (2 crew) .In show beach trips, we can carry 13 guests plus the captain (14 in total).
Q: Do I need to pay a deposit?
A: A standard 20% non refundable deposit is required to secure a private charter, and/or a place on an individual charter.
Q: Can we bring beer?
A: Absolutely! But do drink responsibly. And bring lots of water as you will need to stay hydrated. There are only a limited number of water bottles we can stock up on the boat.
Q: Do I need a Visa?
A: You DO NOT require a special Visa. We are a registered vessel in Hong Kong. We depart and return from a Hong Kong venue that does not intentionally land on another country port of entry. Your Hong Kong admissions is all that is required.
Q: Anything else I should know?
A: Do NOT bring bananas!