The Boat & Crew
Levante is fully equipped for live on-board fishing charters. Two cabins provide overnight accommodation for up to 5 guests with 1 double and 4 single berths. Complete with air-conditioning, ample refrigeration, water- and icemakers, fully equipped galley and Wi-Fi internet (depending on location), Levante is a 44.5 ft fly bridge cruiser. She was custom built on Queenslands Gold Coast by Assegai Marine, renowned for building Australias finest sports fishing boats.
A full range of rods and reels and matching terminal tackle is provided ranging from 15kg 60kg (including fighting chair) to suit the targeted species of fish. Finding the fish is aided by a state of the art electronics package installed in 2012, which includes a CHIRP sounder and searchlight sonar. Four deck cameras, and an underwater tow camera are connected to digital recorders to capture the action.
Meet Zulu - sistership to Levante.
Zulu is a 54ft custom designed Assegai gamefishing vessel which was launched in 2015 and also available for charter. Zulu is one of the most technologically advanced game boat to hit the waters of Australia thus far. 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.
Our professional Levante captain and crew can offer you a customised charter to suit your requirements, and always provide their guests with a very personal experience, wherever your preferred fishing destination. They are familiar with all aspects of deep-sea fishing in North Queensland.
Meet our Skippers
Captain Casey Dent is a fully licensed skipper and has extensive experience in running numerous types of fishing charters including over seven heavy tackle seasons out of Cairns. An experienced and notable captain, Casey is also an experienced boat mechanic, and the right person to have on board if you opt to head into the more remote areas of the Outer Reef.
Captain Chris (Sharky) Miles has had a passion for fishing from an early age taking to the water every spare chance in all types of vessels. Sharky is an experienced and qualified Master Class 5 skipper and holds a MED II (Marine Engine Drivers) Certificate.
Sharky has experienced some unforgettable fishing adventures and formed great friendships with anglers, captains and crew from all over the world. He has worked his way up through the ranks to become well known for his fishing abilities and consistencies, and has great expectations for many years to come.
An experienced deckhand is available to rig up your lines and take care of the bait and dirty work... The crew will also clean and fillet your catch to take home with you. The captain and crew love to share their passion for deep-sea fishing with enthusiasts from Australia and all over the world.