MV Zulu

Zulu is a 54ft Assegai, custom built game fishing vessel which was launched late 2014, and released for charter in 2015. Zulu is the one of the most technologically advanced game boat to hit the waters of Australia thus far.

Zulu is based at The Reef Marina, Port Douglas and is available for private fishing, diving and leisure charters in and around North Queensland.

She also offers joint fishing/diving/leisure charters with other vessels within the fleet, utilising Beluga as her mothership.

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She boasts a Seakeeper gyro, Furuno omni-directional sonar, three wetfaced keel mounted transducers connected to the new Furuno chirp sounder system as well a Furuno 1150 sounder with a widebeam transducer.

 

Zulu also features the Twindisc Express Joystick system which smoothly and simultaneously actuates and controls engines, transmissions, propellers and thrusters, which can hold the vessel in any fixed position, crab the boat diagonally or straight sideways and rotate it 360° on its axis.

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Zulu Features

  • Large stainless steel kitchen includes, gas cooktop and stove, microwave, dishwasher, coffee machine and ice chipper as well as many other creature comforts.
  • The saloon boasts a 48 inch flat screen tv which connects to the sounder, plotter and sonar in the fly bridge so you can view the running systems of the vessel at any time.
  • Wi-fi is available and apps which you can connect your own devices to and view the captains screens from anywhere in the boat.
  • Fusion surround sound system and automatic slide down back window allows you to experience the action on the back deck from the air conditioned comfort of the saloon!

With numerous extras, Zulu is the ultimate combination when it comes to fishing and leisure

MV Zulu

 

Zulu & Beluga are the perfect combination for families and joint groups.

 

Snorkeling and leisure activities on board Beluga whilst other guests head out on Zulu for a day of serious fishing!

MV Zulu

Accommodating up to 8 guests plus crew, Zulu’s accommodation consists of three cabins and two bathrooms.

The master suite includes a King sized bed with a single bunk on either side, as well as a full walk in ensuite. One cabin houses a double bed and the other has single bunks.

The vessel has air conditioning throughout with temperature control in each room.

Zulu’s fly bridge has a day bed for cruising, ample lounge seating and is complete with a marlin/tuna tower has the ultimate view and fish/reef spotting.

Meet Our Crew

Zulu’s captain and crew love to share their passion for oceanic fishing with enthusiasts from Australia and all over the world.

Amanda Haines

Amanda Haines

Amanda is our Client Experience Manager and likely your first point of contact.

Amanda will assist you in customizing your dream trip from start the finish.

Being a keen fisherperson herself, she’ll be on hand during live-aboard trips to cater, host and document your trip on film so you’re ensured bragging rights on your return home!

Capt. Casey Dent

Capt. Casey Dent

Casey is our Operations Manager and Captain of MV ZULU. He is a professional Master 5 skipper & has extensive experience in running fishing charters including over ten heavy tackle seasons out of Cairns.

Casey has been working on the water since his teenage years, from the decks of commercial fishing boats & trawlers right through to captaining marlin boats with catches recorded at over 1200lbs. Casey is also an experienced boat mechanic & the right person to have on board if you opt to head into the more remote areas of the Outer Reef.

Jayson Gray

Jayson Gray

Jayson originally hails from Gosford on the Central Coast in NSW, Australia. Jayson is a qualified and experienced Master 5 Captain and Crewman.

Jason ran and operated a Hamilton Island reef fishing charter boat for over 12 years before making his move to beautiful Port Douglas and joining our fleet.

Jayson rotates his role as Captain and Crewman between our game boats.

Daniel Radcliffe

Daniel Radcliffe

Daniel was born and raised in Cairns, Australia.

Daniel has a wealth of knowledge and experience in the marine industry and is a qualified Master 5 captain, diesel fitter and an experienced crewman in all aspects of fishing.

Daniel has worked on the water for over ten years including over six Cairns heavy tackle marlin seasons on the deck and he also owned and operated his own marine diesel fitting business. Daniel rotates his role as Captain and Crewman between our game boats.