I'm Simon, owner and skipper of Deep Blue. Originally from Newcastle Upon Tyne, I spent nearly twenty years working in Oxford before relocating to Eastbourne in the summer of 2021.
I left my career in Mechanical Engineering to take up a life on the waves.
I also used to be a wedding/event photographer at weekends. I am an experienced videographer and drone pilot. I was trained to the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) standard to fly drones commercially, and held a PFCO for a number of years.
I hold a valid commercial endorsement from the RYA
to skipper chartered motor boats upto 24m in length.
Deep Blue is a purpose built 38ft Evolution charter powerboat fitted with the latest GPS, sonar and radar thanks to .
The boat is an extremely stable platform.
Deep Blue is certified by the Maritime & Coastguard Agency, and has all the safety provisions for 10 passengers and 2 crew.
The boat is powered by a new (2020) Iveco FPT 450hp diesel engine.
There is a marine toilet accessible from the deck.
The boat is regularly maintained and serviced in, and out, of the water.
We consider ourselves lucky to be working alongside Daiwa from the start of the 2022 season.
Deep Blue will soon be able to offer rod hires on our fishing charters. The boat will be stocked with the latest Daiwa Kenzaki boat rods and Saltist level wind reels.
Availability will be announced in due course.
Our fishing trips take you past some very famous local landmarks, such as the Royal Sovereign Lighthouse and the chalk cliffs at Beachy Head.
Our Sightseeing Trips
On our sightseeing trips you can expect to see the delights of Eastbourne from a completely different perspective, by day, and during the golden hour of sunset.