Boat Directory: Mothership Operators

Thinking of fishing this fabulous fishery? The Black Marlin Fishing Blog – Fishing Charters – Boat Directory is an alphabetical listing of the professional fleet who also contribute reports to this blog. If you have any interest in fishing with any one of the amazing boats, please use the links below to visit each boat’s website directly.

This page shows a list of operators who offer mothership charters out of a range of destinations.

Australian Fishing Expeditions

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Capt. Laurie WrightWork Phone: 07 4095-2260Website: Visit Website

Captain Laurie & Julie Wright and have been ‘hooked up’ and organising sport fishing charters on the Great Barrier Reef, Cairns, Australia for over 20 years. Their team work and dedication has come about through their love of the region and its fishing potential.

Having both fished and traveled the world for many years they understand what all avid anglers desire to make their experience that “fishing trip of a life time”.

Australian Fishing Expeditions is a luxury fishing charter company with the finest, modern sportsfishing boats and luxury motherships, operated by professional captains and crew available. This style of fishing expedition allows the avid angler the freedom to roam the 150 nautical miles expanse of reef system where the continental shelf abuts the outer Barrier reefs from Cairns to Lizard Island. This is the ultimate game fishing experience and is available for those purist big fish anglers, and is the best way to enjoy your angling adventure.


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Ocean Trek ChartersWork Phone: 0428231230Website: Visit the website
Explore some of the most beautiful and remote locations on earth from a position of uncompromising comfort

MV Mustique is a superbly appointed 110 ft luxury motor yacht available for Mother Shipping or private charter. She has earned her outstanding reputation for highly personalised and exclusive service while exploring the most sought after and remote destinations around Australia and the Pacific.

Mustique’s features and facilities are second to none, and on board dining and accommodation are guaranteed to please the most discerning guest.

If it’s a superb mother ship you’re looking for look no further – you will find everything you need and more aboard Mustique.

MV Flying Fish

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M.Y. Flying Fish is a 108ft luxury motor yacht offering an opulent leisure experience as your Mothership during your fishing adventures.

Spacious and luxurious offering well-appointed accommodation for eight guests, an impeccable cook’s galley, areas for sunbathing, alfresco dining and lounging over three decks and quality mahogany & cheery wood finishes across the board.

Cruising out of Port Douglas Marina in Tropical North Queensland, this fine lady provides the perfect Mothership to finish a great days fishing on the outer reef.

Our friendly crew will welcome you aboard at the end of a great day fishing with a cold beverage & a fine dining experience.

Enjoy the evening with some good music, good company & a few lies about your days fishing adventures.

With its own helipad, you can transfer to or from the vessel while at sea or have guests join you mid-journey.

If you wish to try some other fishing adventures or snorkeling, Flying Fish can provide you with an escorted individual experience of your choose on our fully equipped 8.4m tender with jet boat capable of traveling at 34 knots.

Our highly professional crew consists of an experienced skipper and first mate/engineer. Teamed with our competent deckhands their extensive knowledge of the area provides the safe navigation of the vessel working in with the crew of your fishing charter.