Charter Boat: Flamer IV

Photo of Charter Boat Flamer IV
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Licensed For: up to 10 passengers
Code Of Practice: Cat 2 - 60 Miles
Hours: 5hr / 6hr / 8hr / 9hr / 10hr / Multiple Days Trips
Contact: Colin Penny
Map: Location & Directions
Type of Fishing: Reef - Bank - Wreck - Species (comps/hunts) - Flatties - Rays - Conger - Tope - Bream - Competitions - etc
Boat Specification: 39ft Procharter P4 - Purpose built angling boat - Powered by an Iveco 450hp engine
Facilities: Hot Drinks are available and on the menu are usually lemon tea,oxo,lucky dip soup,tea and coffee. BONUS - Mrs Penny will quite often bake a cake for you eat on board Flamer IV
Additional Description:

FULL TIME SKIPPER - FULL TIME ANGLING BOAT
All Year Round Angling - Reef/Bank/Wreck/Flatty,Competitions,Specialized Trips,Angling Breaks,West Country Trips,Specialised Flatty trips for Turbot,Brill and Plaice.Come and fish the Famous SHAMBLES BANK which is less than 8 miles from Weymouth for Turbot and Brill.
NEW FOR 2016
Go to my web site www.flamer4fishing.co.uk and click on the icon that says Get the App which is Optimised for IOS and Android devices.
Search for Spaces and Boat Charter on Flamer IV directly from your Mobile Phone or Ipad Tablet.
LOTS OF DATES/TRIPS FOR INDIVIDUALS on WEEKENDS and MIDWEEK.
NOTE: - If you would like to be put on my e mailing list so you get regular news about individual places that are/become available,then just let me have your e mail address.
WHOLE BOAT CHARTER IS OF COURSE AVAILABLE AS WELL.
Anglers Must have their own tackle.
SAFETY NOTICE: In the interests of Safety alcahol and the like and recreational drugs NOT Permited on Flamer IV.
BAIT - If you are getting your Rag Worm in Weymouth DON'T FORGET TO ORDER IT.
*** DON'T MISS OUT - BOOK YOUR PLACE/S/TRIPS NOW ***
Flamer IV is a Sakuma/RedGill Sponsored Boat.
Regularly over 50 plus different species caught each year.
Flamer record is 61 different species in 2007.
Angling breaks out of Weymouth for 2/3/4/5 days or more.
A Trip with a Difference - why not try my 4 or 5 day West Country Trips in May,June,
Flamer IV Pick Up Point -
Our pick up point is the Westwey Road Pontoons (Post Code for your Sat Nav – DT4 8SU)
Please Note, You will not have to climb down any ladders or clamber over another boat to gain access to Flamer IV, If you temporarily park your car, access from the road is down a gently sloping ramp, at the bottom of the ramp there is a trolley that you can use to transport your tackle from your car to the boat.
Toilets – there are two toilets just inside the gate if you need one.
Parking
For your information there is Free parking in the streets behind and near the Asda supermarket and in the street behind the retirement flats building.

Bed and Breakfast tel numbers - The Marden Guest House - 01305 772173,The Monarch - 01305 772594
The Boaters 01305 789777, B + B - 01305 761190, Harbour House - 01305 787721,
Seaspray Guest House 01305 786943,The Bunk House - 01305 577228,The Sailors Return 01305 773377,The Fleetway Guest House - 01305 783223

Flamer IV Skipper Colin Penny's Photo
About the Skipper:

I am your friendly skipper and look forward to seeing you on the New Flamer IV.
Book your place/trip NOW - Don't let me say "You Should Have Been Here Yesterday".
My pleasure is to see you all enjoy yourselves and catch fish aboard Flamer IV."Tomorrows fish are there to be caught".
FLAMER IV trip Gift Vouchers are available for that present for a birthday or christmas present and can be done for what ever value you want.
INFORMATION - for all types of information on tackle,Terms and Conditions etc can be viewed at my New Web Site www.flamer4fishing.co.uk
CONTACT THE SKIPPER email: colinpennyfu2@aol.com
YOUR FISH - Catch a good fish and I will take your picture and send it to you,just give me your e - mail address, ALL PART OF THE SERVICE.

Angling Trust Wessex Region Boat Championships 2013 Top Skipper.
www.charterboats-uk.co.uk Charter Boat of the Year 2010.
Top Skipper Competition Winner - Sea Angler Magazine - Jan/Feb 2009.
Army Championships Top Boat 2006 and 2007.
N.F.S.A Wessex Champion of Champions Top Boat 2007.
Sea Angling News Charter Boat of the Year 2003.
YYS International Boat Challange Top Boat 2002 and Runner Up in 2005.
Sea Angler Magazine Skipper of the Month May 2001.
Improve your Sea Fishing Magazine VIP Skipper Award 1998.

Latest Fishing Reports

  • 08/02/2016 Fishing Report by Colin Penny on Flamer IV (Weymouth, Dorset)

    8 Feb 2016 by Colin Penny

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    FEBRUARY 2016 -
    And the wind just keeps on blowing and the storms just keep on coming so no trips this year yet,''Sorry Guys''. It is now official, I am now a poor old charter skipper,but on the bright side I will be 60 on February 14th so I will get Free prescriptions and eye tests, ''Can't Wait''. I do hope the weather improves soon so I can get you out fishing. I have had a new inverter fitted along with a new kettle so the hot drinks should be ok.

    LOOK I am Now using this email address which is colinpennyfu2@gmail.com
    I have shut down the AOL account.
    Please update your contact list to use my gmail account for the future.

    NEW APP - Go to my web site www.flamer4fishing.co.uk and click on the icon that says Get the App which is Optimised for IOS and Android devices this will enable you to Search for Spaces and Boat Charter on Flamer IV directly from your Mobile Phone or Ipad Tablet

    Don't Miss Out, Book Your Place/s/Trips Now.
    For dates and places available look at my web site: www.flamer4fishing.co.uk
    2016 - NOTE: I am Now Taking Bookings for 2016. LOOK - I have put up an Itinerary of trips for 2016 on all my web sites, take a LOOK, the itinerary is not set in stone so I may be able to change it to suit your needs subject to the tides.

  • 01/2016 Fishing Report by Colin Penny on Flamer IV (Weymouth, Dorset)

    Jan 2016 by Colin Penny

    Photo of the Fishing Report

    LOOK as from now - I will be using this email address which is colinpennyfu2@gmail.com
    I have shut down the AOL account.
    Please update your contact list to use my gmail account for the future.

    NEW APP - Go to my web site www.flamer4fishing.co.uk and click on the icon that says Get the App which is Optimised for IOS and Android devices this will enable you to Search for Spaces and Boat Charter on Flamer IV directly from your Mobile Phone or Ipad Tablet

    Don't Miss Out, Book Your Place/s/Trips Now.
    For dates and places available look at my web site: www.flamer4fishing.co.uk
    2016 - NOTE: I am Now Taking Bookings for 2016. LOOK - I have put up an Itinerary of trips for 2016 on all my web sites, take a LOOK, the itinerary is not set in stone so I may be able to change it to suit your needs subject to the tides.

  • 22/01/2016 Fishing Report by Colin Penny on Flamer IV (Weymouth, Dorset)

    22 Jan 2016 by Colin Penny

    Photo of the Fishing Report

    As from 22nd January 2016
    I will be using my other email address which is
    colinpennyfu2@gmail.com
    I will be shutting down the AOL account.
    Please update your contact list to use my gmail account for the future.

    NEW APP - Go to my web site www.flamer4fishing.co.uk and click on the icon that says Get the App which is Optimised for IOS and Android devices this will enable you to Search for Spaces and Boat Charter on Flamer IV directly from your Mobile Phone or Ipad Tablet

    Don't Miss Out, Book Your Place/s/Trips Now. For dates and places available look at my web site: www.flamer4fishing.co.uk
    2016 - NOTE: I am Now Taking Bookings for 2016. LOOK - I have put up an Itinerary of trips for 2016 on all my web sites, take a LOOK, the itinerary is not set in stone so I may be able to change it to suit your needs subject to the tides.

  • 19/01/2016 Fishing Report by Colin Penny on Flamer IV (Weymouth, Dorset)

    19 Jan 2016 by Colin Penny

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    Flamer IV has been cleaned, polished, all the maintenance done and also the five year out of the water survey all passed. Flamer IV is now back in the water and I am itching to get you back out fishing. So if you would like to get out on her first trip of 2016 on SATURDAY JANUARY 23rd which is an 8 to 9 hour Reef/Bank trip for Rays,Cod,Whiting,Congers etc. Then book your place/s asap. Don't Miss Out. Also Don't forget to book your trip/s and place/s for this year.

    NEW APP FOR 2016 - Go to my web site www.flamer4fishing.co.uk and click on the icon that says Get the App which is Optimised for IOS and Android devices this will enable you to Search for Spaces and Boat Charter on Flamer IV directly from your Mobile Phone or Ipad Tablet

    Don't Miss Out, Book Your Place/s/Trips Now. For dates and places available look at my web site: www.flamer4fishing.co.uk

    LEAGUES - I have sorted out the dates for the Flamer IV Flatty League and the Flamer IV Species Specimen League ,If you are interested in joining one or both of these friendly competitive leagues then contact me a.s.a.p.NOTE: I am Now Takng Bookings for 2016 and I have put up an Itinerary of trips for 2016 on all my web sites, take a LOOK, the itinerary is not set in stone so I may be able to change it to suit your needs subject to the tides.
    2016 - NOTE: I am Now Takng Bookings for 2016. LOOK - I have put up an Itinerary of trips for 2016 on all my web sites, take a LOOK, the itinerary is not set in stone so I may be able to change it to suit your needs subject to the tides.

  • 01/2016 Fishing Report by Colin Penny on Flamer IV (Weymouth, Dorset)

    Jan 2016 by Colin Penny

    Photo of the Fishing Report

    JANUARY 2016
    Flamer IV has been cleaned, polished, all the maintenance done and also the five year out of the water survey all passed.Flamer IV is due to go back in the water early next week.So if you would like to get out on her first trip/s of 2016 on either Jan 23rd or 24th then book your place/s asap. Don't miss Out. Also don't forget to book your trip/s and place/s for this year.

    NEW FOR 2016 - Go to my web site www.flamer4fishing.co.uk and click on the icon that says Get the App which is Optimised for IOS and Android devices this will enable you to Search for Spaces and Boat Charter on Flamer IV directly from your Mobile Phone or Ipad Tablet

    NOTE:I have lost a few email address’s from my contacts list.
    Please send an email to me at colin@flamer4fishing.co.uk
    So I can grab your email address for my contacts list.

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Reviews

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Reviews Unaccepted: 3
  • 5-star Jamie Watts (01/09/2015)

    Having fished over 30 years & been out with numerous skippers, Colin is one of the best. Moving to find the fish, always willing to impart his knowledge of local waters and offer help & advice, being attentive towards the needs of newer anglers especially, Colin is a great skipper and king of the flatfish. You'll have a laugh & might be lucky enough to get a bit of Mrs Penney's legendary cake, as well as a PB!!

    Skippers Reponse: Thanks Jamie and I hope to see you on Flamer IV again soon for some fish and cake.

  • 5-star Matthew Wood (17/10/2015)

    We had a great day abourd Flamer IV. The boat is clean, modern and spacious. Colin and his crew were very friendly and made us welcome. My friend hasn't fished for a number of years and was helped when needed throughout the day. He also hired rod and reel from Colin that was of very good quality. The fishing and whether was challenging but Colin worked hard to put us on a variety of species including my first Turbot. I will defiantly be bookin again soon.

    Skippers Reponse: Thanks Mathew I am glad you enjoyed your day on Flamer IV and I look forward to seeing you again soon.

  • 5-star David Gibson (07/09/2015)

    I was crewing for Colin on day two of Trevor Fennessy's trip. The Facts Are: This booking was transfered from Meerkat to Flamer IV on my recommendation as I was unfit to carry out the booking. So Trevor did not book the boat based on reviews, in fact he did not book the boat AT ALL, it was organised by Roger Chase! On day two the wind was moderate Easterly with the forcast for the rest of the week going East to South-East Strong (force 5-6). There were 3 of the 7 anglers already sea sick on this day, so Colin advised them about the options for days, 3, 4 and 5. The group decided to hold a meeting on the evening of day 2 to discuss the options and let Colin know there decision. The organiser rang Colin to let him know that they had decided they wanted to cancel the last three days. The only boats that did go to sea on days 3, 4 and 5, were all participating in the WIBAC competition and would have gone out in any event, even if they ended up fishing behind the breakwaters in Portland Harbour. In fact it is not unknown for the WIBAC comp to be held in Weymouth Harbour when the winds are howling from the East or South-East! This is a classic case of SOUR GRAPES and shame on you Trevor for posting this crap!!

  • 1-star trevor fennessy (07/09/2015)

    I booked a 5 day fishing trip with Colin on the reviews he had, we were a party of 7 on day 2 he cancelled the rest of the week due to the weather so how dose he explain how all the other boats that where smaller than his went out every day and had caught plenty of fish !!! l myself would not recommend him to anybody, Thanks for ruining our annual trip Trevor.

    Skippers Reponse: That's unfair Trevor I gave your Group the choice to go or not and explained about the strong easterly wind forecast for the rest of the week and your group decided not to go.

  • 5-star Anthony Bevan (04/09/2015)

    An excellent 10 hour fishing trip with Colin. A very well run boat with an excellent Skipper. We will most certainly be returning in the future. Thankyou Coli.

    Skippers Reponse: Thanks for the Thanks Tony, I look forward to seeing you on Flamer IV again soon All The Best, Colin,

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