43' - Sweet Sadie
43' Merritt Boat Based in Kona. Charter Prices are per boat (Maximum 6 people) and include rods, reels, tackle and bait.
Sweet Sadie is one of the most iconic sportfishing boats ever to grace the water – a custom 43-foot Merritt Sportfisher built by and for IGFA Hall of Fame Captain Alan Merritt. Indeed, Saltwater Sportsman ranked the 43′ Merritt the top sportfishing boat of all time!
Meticulously maintained her entire life, Sweet Sadie has been extensively refit to include new clean running, odor free Cummins diesel engines, a state-of-the-art Release Marine fighting chair, new interior soft goods, paint and varnish, and an air-conditioning system that will keep you in comfort all day long. She is a fully restored classic, absolutely perfect for fishing the calm waters of Kona.A first in class boat. A world-renowned fishery. A top-notch captain and crew. The best tackle and gear money can buy.
Catch Policy - Fish under 20 lbs can be kept, most Marlin are released.
|Address: Honokohau Harbor - Kailua Kona, Hawaii 96741|
|Name: Sweet Sadie||Captain: Mathew Bowman|
|Boat Launched: 1968||Staff on Board: 1-2 mates|
|Length of Boat: 43 feet||Beam : 12"6 feet|
|Private Charters: yes||Shared Charters: no|
|Tag and Release: yes||Keep Catch: Fish under 20lbs|
|Fishing License Required: no||Fish Filleted: yes|
|Types of Rods: 130's- 12's Melton Rods||Types of Reels: Shimano|
|Bent/Straight Rods: yes/yes||Reel Sizes: 130 - 12's|
|Fighting Chair/Harness: yes/yes||Tackle Included: yes|
|Flybridge: yes||Bait Types: lures/live|
|Engine: twin 485 cummins
||Fish Finder/GPS: yes/yes|
|Tuna Tower: yes||Life jacket Adult/Child: yes/yes|
|Galley: yes||Cabins: 1|
|Food Provided: yes||Alcohol Permitted: yes|
|Fridge/Cooler: yes||Refreshments Included: yes|
|Air Conditioning: yes||CD/TV/Microwave: microwave/bluetooth|
|Toilet/Head: yes||Shower: no|
|Swimming Policy: no||Transportation: no|
|Bottom Fishing: yes on request||Spectator Fee: no|
|Minimum age: none||Maximum Passengers: 6|
We recommend you to bring the following: Suntan Lotion, Hat, Rainjacket, Sunglasses, Camera, Sweater, Water, Food, Sea Sickness Pills, change of clothes, (especially for children) Towel, Book/Magazine
This boat offers private charters. You will be the only group on the boat and can ask the Captain to take you to certain locations. On a private charter if you want to bring the boat in early, you can do this. There are many advantages to booking the boat to yourselves.
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