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specialists in giant blue marlin fishing

The Azores are renowned for excellent blue marlin fishing and are considered by many anglers to be the home of the giants. The pristine waters of the Azores with their beautiful Atlantic island seascapes are the ultimate destination for anglers in search of granders and the fishing experience of a lifetime.
Brasilia Fishing Charters own and operate 5 boats out of Horta Marina on the Island of Faial, Azores

Brasilia - 40’ Blackwatch built in 2005 and custom rigged especially for the giant blue marlin of the Azores. A spacious cockpit, Scoponich chair and one-piece riggers by Rupp along with ample power from twin 450 hp Cummins ‘Diamond Series’. The Blackwatch hull provides a superb ride, excellent manouvreability, comfort and stability, both for running and for working fish. Capt. Les Gallagher

Xácara - 36’ Hatteras powered by twin 300 hp Cummins B-series motors. Murray Bro’s chair and one-piece riggers by Rupp. The Xacara has gained worldwide recognition for its fishing exploits in the Azores and is the boat that caught the current world record blue marlin on 80lb line.

Capt. Olaf Grimkowsky

Nola - 37’ Bertram powered by twin Caterpillar 3208 - 375 hp motors. Bertram has produced more convertible sportfishing boats than any other company world-wide. The Bertram hull is famous for its smooth ride in all conditions, is a proven fish raiser and offers spacious, comfortable interior. HD chair and Simrad electronics. Capt. Louis Sougne

Makaira - 30’ Merry Fisher powered by twin 210 hp Cummins B-series motors newly installed in 2009. The hull provides excellent maneuverability and combines a spacious 9m2 cockpit, HD chair, Lee riggers and Simrad electronics. Capt. Luis Roque

Paty - 31’ Bertam powered by twin 300 hp Cummins B-series motors newly installed in 2010. The Bertram 31 is world renowed for providing an excellent ride in all conditions and is the most produced sport fishg production boat ever built. a spacious 7.5m2 cockpit, HD chair, Rupp riggers and Simrad electronics. Capt. Mario Silva

Price €1,250.00 (per day) 

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Price €1,200.00 (per day)

Price €950.00 (per day)

Price €950.00 (per day)

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Standard tackle on all boats is 130lb class with Shimano Tiagra reels, custom rods by Biscayne or Pat Brian and Sufix or Momoi topshots on dacron. Lighter tackle is available on request

Tuna tubes for live bait fishing are only available on Brasilia, Nola and Xacara

Light Tackle, Bait n’ Switch or World Record Fishing (with 2 mates) must booked in advance and is charged at an additional €150.00 /day

Fishing on the Princess Alice Bank is charged at an additional € 100.00 /day

Charters depart by 09.30 and return to the marina by 18.30 (9 hours at sea) - tackle, food and drinks are supplied on board

Marlin fishing season in the Azores is during the months of July, August and September

Tuna fishing season in the Azores is May and June (occasionaly during July, August and September)

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