"I do hunt and I do fish, and I don’t apologize to anybody for hunting and
- Robert Altman, Norman Schwarzkopf, U.S. Army General
Planning Your Port Canaveral Offshore Charter
If you have a date in mind give Joe a call to confirm availability
(321-405-4551) or book online when you're ready. A
$77.25 deposit is required to
reserve the date.
We have a charter for just about everyone. Whether you're taking the family and
employees, or customers we will do everything to make your trip a success. Check
out our charters and reserve your dates today.
Designate one person from your group as Captain Joe's primary contact. This
ensure that all communication with Captain Joe will be shared among the group.
Polarized Sun Glasses
Required Medications: If you have a known medical concern, please bring your required
notify the captain.
Apparel: Long sleeve UPF (ultraviolet protection factor) clothing is recommended, boat or
(no dark-soled shoes please), wide-brimmed hat, and appropriate weather related gear.
Food and drinks (Lunch and Snacks): We provide bottled water, ice and a cooler.
Small backpack or tote and waterproof bags (Ziploc freezer bags work well) for wallets, phones,
Sunblock : Take the time to apply your sunblock before boarding and bring it (Non-aerosol
only) with you.
Camera or Go Pro Camera
Get directions to the dock. If you will be driving from Orlando on
Beachline you will encounter tolls. You may want to contact Sun
Pass to inquire about a prepaid toll pass.
Avoid heavy or fatty meals and alcohol. Prepare your lunch and snacks.
Take your seasickness medicine at bedtime the night before.
Prepare a small backpack or tote and waterproof bags (Ziploc freezer bags work well) for
phones, cameras, etc.
Set your alarm.
Get a good nights rest.
Check out our weather
prediction page to see how your charter is shaping up. Captain Joe will normally make the
determination 12 hours before the scheduled charter. The two primary factors are wind and swell.
(>20 knots) will normally cancel a charter.
Take your seasickness medicine at breakfast.
Dress appropriately for the day's weather forecast. Apparel: Long sleeve UPF (ultraviolet
factor) clothing is recommended, boat or tennis shoes (no dark-soled shoes please),
and appropriate weather related gear.
Apply sunblock, remember only non-aerosol sunscreens are allowed on-board.
Gather your things and head for Bluepoints Marina, try to arrive
minutes prior to your charter
Meet Captain Joe at the boat dock. This is the opportune time to settle the balance of the
Please don't board the boat until you talk to Captain Joe or his First Mate
Go through the Captain's safety procedures. Request a personal flotation device (self-inflating
jacket) if you would like one.
After a day of fishing
When we return the Captain and Mate will take any photo's you request and clean and
portion the day's catch. Consider taking your catch to one of the Port's restaurants and have them cook
it to your specifications.
If you had a good day, consider tipping the crew, who normally work for tips alone
(customarily 15%). They work hard long before and after the fishing and tips are truly appreciated.