Charter Boat: Hermit of Hythe

Boat and Skipper Details

Licensed For: up to 6 passengers
Code Of Practice: 20 miles
Hours: 2hr / 4hr / 8hr Trips
Tackle Available: Yes - Contact Skipper
Bait Available: Yes - Contact Skipper
Boat Specification: Beneteau Antares 9.80 Sports Fisher, cruises at 20 knots
Facilities: Toilet, Unlimited Tea and Coffee, Microwave" TV/DVD , Full Canopy (stay dry!) all quality tackle included, Abu/Penn
Additional Description:

We specialise in small groups, families and individuals up to a maximum of 5 people fishing.
If you are new to fishing or just want to try it out, then give us a call. Fish the Solent and Needles area in comfort, staying dry and warm.
We also provide sightseeing tours and can arrange a trip to suit your needs.
Prices are all inclusive of equipment, tackle, bait and as much or as little tuition as you wish. Parking at the marina is free and a home-made meal of curry, chilli or a full English breakfast is provided on a full day. Bacon rolls or a selection of cakes are provided on a half day. Tea and coffee are available throughout the day.

Hermit of Hythe Skipper Dave Kelley's Photo
About the Skipper:

A keen angler with over 30 years experience, your Skipper will be happy to share his knowledge and techniques of the sport and, with the assistance of modern fish finding technology, will hopefully find and catch some of the many local species.

July 2018

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N.B. Not all Skippers keep this dairy up-to-date. Always check with skippers before making any plans. Last calendar update: 22-Jul-2018

Sun 1st Jul Mon 2nd Jul Boat available for 4 people or individuals, half day or full day Tue 3rd Jul James Burchell party of 4 Wed 4th Jul Boat available for 4 people or individuals, half day or full day Thu 5th Jul Boat available for 4 people or individuals, half day or full day Fri 6th Jul Kirsty Sat 7th Jul Jack Harriot + 3
Sun 8th Jul Anna, 4 adults 1 child Mon 9th Jul Mark Radcliffe Tue 10th Jul Wed 11th Jul Thu 12th Jul Ed Northey + 1
Needles Cruise 1700
Fri 13th Jul Melissa Poulter Sat 14th Jul Fully Booked, Jane Miller x 4
Sun 15th Jul Rob King + 1 Mon 16th Jul Half day charter Shaun Brough (party of 4) Tue 17th Jul Darren Best +1( individual half-day)
2 x individual half-day places available
Wed 18th Jul Thu 19th Jul Boat available for 4 people or individuals, half day or full day Fri 20th Jul Julian Fernando + 3 Sat 21st Jul Holiday
Sun 22nd Jul Holiday Mon 23rd Jul Holiday Tue 24th Jul Holiday Wed 25th Jul Fully Booked, Mandy Collins X 4 Thu 26th Jul Holiday Fri 27th Jul Holiday Sat 28th Jul Holiday
Sun 29th Jul Holiday Mon 30th Jul Holiday Tue 31st Jul Holiday

Last Minute Bookings



5-star 12
4-star 0
3-star 0
2-star 0
1-star 0
  • 5-star Sean Rourke (15/09/2012)

    A fantastic days fishing with a very helpful and friendly skipper. Will be booking again in the near future

  • 5-star Matt Hartnell (15/09/2012)

    Excellent day fishing, made to feel very welcome and relaxed on board. Alan was great with helping with the setup and helping the kids (and adults!) get up and running.

  • 5-star Beth Gawthorne (08/09/2012)

    Amazing. Had a lovely birthday treat fishing and sunbathing. Will be returning again next year for a full day.

  • 5-star Neil Buckett (07/09/2012)

    I can only say one of the best skippers i have been out with. Full english breakfast tea and coffee all day. Me and my friends had a great day fishing with alan and we will be back again

  • 5-star Belinda Westmacott (21/07/2012)

    Excellent trip, would not hesitate to reccomend Hermit Charters!

Bait & Tackle

Catch Stats

Latest Catches 24 photos uploaded


5 lb Starry Smooth-hound


1 lb 8 oz Red Gurnard


5 lb Tope


5 lb Black Sea Bream


2 lb Black Sea Bream


4 lb Black Sea Bream


3 lb 12 oz Black Sea Bream


7 lb Thornback Ray


16 lb 8 oz Undulate Ray


23 lb Conger Eel


3 lb Starry Smooth-hound


6 lb Thornback Ray


12 lb Thornback Ray


6 lb Spotted Ray


17 lb Conger Eel

Steve Gunning

6 lb Conger Eel


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