FAQ

Excellence FAQs

What kind of boat do you have?

We have a 52′ limited production Buddy Davis Sportfisherman yacht. It has two staterooms, two full baths, remodeled galley kitchen and salon with Fusion surround sound.

Do I need a fishing license?

No, the State of Hawaii does not require you to have a fishing license. Please know that we are US Coast Guard Certified & Commercial Fishing Licensed Captain & Crew.

Do you provide all the fishing gear?

Yes, we provide all safety equipment, professional fishing rods & reels, bait and cleaning and filleting.

Is there a catch limit?

No, we’re only limited by time and cooler space!

Can I keep the fish I catch?

Absolutely, provided you have room for it.

Are meals included?

Yes, both breakfast and lunch are included. You can learn more on the What’s Included page.

Can I bring alcohol?

Yes, we allow beer and wine in non-glass containers. Hard alcohol is not allowed. 

What else should I bring with me?

Please bring your camera, biodegradable sunblock (no oils, please), hat for sun protection and sunglasses. **NO BANANAS** (here’s why). 

Are children allowed to join us?

We welcome children 12 years of age and up (sport fishing is a patient sport!).

Does the cost include all fees?

Yes. On our Charter Rates page, you will see the cost breakdown of hourly rates + all other taxes, fuel and fees.

What if I need to cancel?

All packages require a 72 hour notice for cancellation.

Satisfaction FAQs

…coming soon!