Westbay Fishing Trips & Charters
Westbay Charters is available for hire for Boat Fishing/Sea Angling Trips, Dolphin Watching, Sight Seeing, Private Occasions and West Bay Diving throughout the year.
West Bay Charters will guarantee to give everyone a day to remember whether you are fishing, sight-seeing, diving or just want to hire the boat. We will make everyone feel at ease and welcome with refreshments and helpful advice.
Ruby J of West Bay
Ruby J, a Vigilante 33, was built in 2007 and is moored at West Bay, Dorset. The 420hp Caterpillar engine allows her a cruising speed of 14 knots (with a top speed of 26 knots) which allows us to get you to the marks quicker than most other boats so you spend more time fishing.
The boat feels big for its 10.5m length and the wide beam makes the cabin seem enormous. The large deck area provides plenty of room for its 12 passengers with a dry cubby area with access to the single marine head (toilet). She carries all the latest electronic navigation and wreck finding equipment including large colour chart plotter, radar, VHF/DSC radio, colour depth sounder and side scan sonar.
The Ruby J Skipper
Neil is the full time skipper of Ruby J and has been with Keith since since he first started commercial operations. Neil is a passionate and experienced angler and also an experienced diver. He has always been close to the sea, especially the one time he leaned over just a tad too much to recover a customers cap! Neil (AKA Slim) is a qualified skipper, holding RYA Yacht Master®, International Certificate of Competence and RYA/MCA commercially endorsed.
The Ruby J Deck Hands
Keith, an engineering consultant, has been running charter boats of one sort or another for over 10 years. He is also a proficient angler as well as a qualified skipper, holding RYA Yacht Master®, International Certificate of Competence and RYA/MCA commercially endorsed
Selena, what she doesn't know about fishing isn't worth knowing!! Helping you setting up your tackle, showing you how to put on your bait on and always on hand to get the fish of the hook for you. On the journey home she will gut and fillet all your fish ready for the pan.
Any pair will provide an excellent service, making sure their customers are well looked after, whether feeding them angling tips, hot drinks or that very special sort of banter that only Dorset can supply!
Contact us NOW to book your charter boatOR
For Fishing Groups and Charters:
Call KEITH on: 07768 100903
Individual fishing bookings call the Angling Centre on: 01308 421800 and ask for the Ruby J
Please contact the Skipper on 07768 717577 before your trip, to check the latest weather conditions
Minimum number for the boat to depart is 6 persons