42' - Blue Water Maui

42' - Blue Water Maui

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42 Foot  Bertram Boats Based in Lahaina.  Charter Prices are per boat (Maximum 6 people) Minimum age is 8 and include rods, reels, tackle and bait. 

Blue Water Maui, formerly Start Me Up Charters oversees the largest fleet of sportfishing boats on Maui. All fishing charters are run on identical 37′ (42′ LOA) Bertrams. All  boats are well maintained and fully outfitted with the latest equipment.These boats are "fishing machines" and are designed for the serious sport fisherman. 

Spend the day with them and fish for all Hawaii's fabulous game fish Mahi, Ono, Ahi, Spearfish, Marlin and many others.

They use live or dead bait, lures or whatever it takes to put a bend in your rod and a smile on your face, plus they take 300 pounds of ice daily to take care of your catch! All you need is your food & beverages. We provide ice, tackle & the experience to help you catch the FISH OF A LIFETIME.

Start Me UP caught a grandeur  on May 26th, 2015(1058lbs)


Boat Info

Address: Lahaina Harbor - Slip #12 - Lahaina, Maui
Name: Blue Water Maui / Start Me Up Captain: Doug Armfield
Boat Launched:  Staff on Board: 2
Length of Boat: 42 feet                                                                Beam : 11.9-13                                             
Private Charters: yes Shared Charters: yes
Tag and Release: yes Keep Catch: all fish (excluding large tuna)
Fishing License Required: no Fish Filleted: up to 20 lbs per person
Types of Rods: Custom Types of Reels: Shimano
Bent/Straight Rods:  yes/yes    Reel Sizes: 50-130
Fighting Chair/Harness: yes/yes Tackle Included: yes
Flybridge:  yes Bait Types: lures (occasionally live/dead) 
Engine: Diesel Fish Finder/GPS: yes/yes
Tuna Tower: yes/no Life jacket Adult/Child: yes/yes
Galley: yes Cabins: 1
Food Provided: no Alcohol Permitted: yes(no bottle)
Fridge/Cooler: yes Refreshments Included: no
Air Conditioning: no CD/TV/Microwave: yes/no/no
Toilet/Head: yes Shower: no
Swimming Policy: no Transportation: no
Bottom Fishing: no Spectator Fee: no
Minimum age: 8 Maximum Passengers: 6



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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. You will have the option to do both bottom fishing and sport fishing. 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.

This boat also has Shared Charters. There will be other anglers on this charter. The captain will decide where you go fishing and you will be on a specific time frame decided by the charter company.

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