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Optimist charters are based in Brixham but offer customers a personalised package tailored to their needs. Given our fantastic location and knowledge we have a wide selection of wrecks, reefs and sandbanks, within an hour's steaming and can fish mid channel. We also have strong links in the channel Islands meaning we can also offer 3, 4 or 5 day bookings where we can fish the reefs and banks around  Guernsey and Alderney. We can operate out of our home port Brixham or can pick you up in Paignton, Torquay or Dartmouth and Tide permitting Babbacombe or Teignmouth.

About the Skipper:

Our friendly captain Birdseye lookalike, Nigel, has been fishing for over 35 years and was brought up in Guernsey before moving to the UK in his 20's. Since then he has continued fishing (much to the frustration of his wife) and has skippered many boats over the years and is very experienced. Nigel holds Qualifications from both the M.C.A. and the R.Y.A.

Optimist offer's a service from Brixham and Torbay, our charters are planned to your requirements and nothing is too much trouble (we even offer bacon sandwiches early morning,  or pasties lunch time on day long trips free of charge, so really do have you in mind...)

Nigel has an extensive knowledge of the area and is happy to help out the complete novice or provide a service for the more experienced fisherman.

We look forward to catching some big fish with you soon.

 Member Of:

               Professional Boatman's Association (PBA)

              R.Y.A. Instructor

               R.N.L.I. Sea Safety Advisor (Torbay Team)

The "Optimist"

Offshore 32

  • Powered by a 400hp Iveco Engine

  • Large deck area for maximum fishing space

  • Moored at Brixham, Torbay, South Devon

  • 60 mile code of practice

  • All safety measures and up to date electronics




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