When fishing in the Florida Keys, you need a boat capable of running and experiencing all that these waters have to offer. Offshore center consoles are the boat of choice for these diverse environments. Offshore performance and range to get you where you need to go as well as shallow water capabilities for the Backcountry. SeaHunter Boats handcrafted design makes the perfect choice for our Key West fishing charter boats. With spacious 360-degree fish-ability, a comfortable ride, and plenty of storage, our 40′ fishing machine can do it all. Capt. Billy Delph’s charter boat, Protégé, has a range of nearly 600 miles and is powered with triple Yamaha 300 hp engines for both reliability and fuel economy.
Delph Custom 40′ Seahunter
A Comfortable Experience
Our 40′ Seahunter open fisherman allows you and your party to have a private experience with plenty of room to fish. The comfort of fishing aboard a 40 foot boat and not having to deal with strangers is what sets our fishing charters apart from the rest. We do not bring separate parties on board, nor do we have cramped quarters and designated fishing placements. With Delph Fishing Charters the entire boat is yours.
We worked with Seahunter Boats, Inc. while our 40′ boat was under construction and paid close attention to every detail. We customized the boat with fishing charters in mind and made sure that it would be a comfortable, well organized and effective fishing charter vessel. We can fit parties of up to six people, easily allowing all individuals to fish simultaneously.
No need for you to bring ice, we stock all coolers with over 160lbs of ice before we depart, free of charge. Our Seahunter’s built in ice box can fit more fish that you can possibly catch. There is also a separate food and beverage cooler. At the end of the trip we will gladly help you filet your fish. We do not keep any of the days catch, its all yours.
40′ Seahunter Specs
- 3x300hp Yamaha Outboards
- 580 gal Fuel Capacity
- Furuno: 48” radar, 2/ 12′ monitors, 2 black box NavNets, 1/10′ NavNet, auto pilot, 2 GPS chart plotters
- 3 VHF Radios, Satellite phone, EPIRB, JL Audio sound system, underwater LED lights
- Finished interior console with a restroom.
- Upper steering station
- 2 above deck 45 gallon live baitwells and 2×300 gallon custom below deck live baitwells
- Freshwater/Saltwater Washdown
- 3 600lb Iceboxes/ Storage tanks
- 60 Rod Storage
40′ Seahunter Photo Gallery
Flats Fishing Skiffs
For fishing the shallow waters of the Backcountry, flats skiffs are perfect for stalking Tarpon, Bonefish, and Permit in mere inches of water. Using a push pole to quietly sneak up on these unsuspecting predators is a incredible experience. Having a boat light enough to maneuver is key for this type of fishing. Typical capacity is 2-3 anglers plus the guide, they are equipped with above deck bait wells and iceboxes for food and drinks.