Blue Fin is fully licensed with the YDSA to category 3 for
up to eight passengers plus two crew and is maintained to a high standard. Safety equipment is kept in
date with regularly checks carried out to ensure that everything is in full working order and a passenger
safety briefing is given before all sailings.
Our comprehensive insurance gives cover for up to 3 million
third party cover.
We reserve the right to cancel any of our trips if we consider conditions are not suitable.
We also do not allow the consumption of alcohol onboard.
is well qualified with over forty years of inshore seagoing experience with the last nineteen years spent in
charter work. He is a qualified Yacht Master Offshore and Grade 2 Boatmaster and until recently has been a
volunteer RNLI deputy 2nd Coxswain.
Blue Fin is a
Mitchell 31 MK 1 that benifits from a major upgrade that gives her many of the features of the Mitchell MK2.
Electronic equipment includes three plotters, radar, two fish finders (one with side scan), four GPS's, ais, navtex,
two VHF radios and anemometer and more.
Ford Mermaid Majestic diesel engine with low hours and rated at 212hp gives Blue Fin a cruising speed of 10 knots and
a light load sprint speed of 16+ knots.
The Mitchell 31's are well renowned sea boats with many in use within
the charter boat industry. They are safe, solid and excellent sea boats.
Blue Fin is licensed for eight
passengers and two crew. As well as the already mentioned electronics she is also fitted with a two ring cooker,
marine electric toilet and undercover seating. The cockpit is fitted with removable spray dodgers which help to
keep the deck area free from spray whilst underway.
Tea & coffee are provided free of charge.
Please remember to wear appropriate clothing as it is always cooler on the water.