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Captain John Clothier has been fishing the Cape and Islands for over twenty five years. He is a Coast Guard licensed 50 Ton Master Captain, #1209520. 

Shearwater is a 36' BHM Downeast with a 13' beam and a fully enclosed wheelhouse which provides a comfortable, dry ride in all weather and sea conditions.

The boat has a 500 hp Cummins QSC  8.3 liter electronic diesel engine which provides for a 20 knot cruising speed and a 26 knot (30 MPH) top speed.

The boat has plenty of room for taking up to 6 anglers on each trip.

The boat has a 16' x 13' cockpit, tuna door, dual 12-inch Raymarine color combination GPS/radar/fishfinder networked screens, a 12 kw 4' HD color Raymarine open array radar, Simrad autopilot, satelite weather, 9 swivel rodholders, gin pole, and huge in-deck insulated fishbox.

Shearwater also has a new 8-man Survivatec liferaft, 2 EPIRBs, survival suits, satelite phone, and carries a current United States Coast Guard safety inspection for commercial fishing 100+ miles from shore.

The boat has two bunks and a private, enclosed marine head in the cabin below.

We use premium reels and custom built stand-up rods for all tuna fishing.

All tackle needed is provided on all of our charters. If you have a favorite rod and reel you would like to use, feel free to bring it along.