Charter Boat: Supanova II

Boat and Skipper Details

Licensed For: up to 12 passengers
Code Of Practice: 60
Hours: 4hr / 6hr / 8hr / 10hr / 12hr / 24hr / Multiple Days Trips
Type of Fishing: Wreck, Reef, Bank, Channel Islands, Multi day trips from Weymouth, species hunts, Competitions, Specialist small groups, Beginners more than welcome, Bass, Bream, Cod, Rays, Congers, Tope, Turbot, Brill
Tackle Available: Yes - Contact Skipper
Bait Available: Yes - Contact Skipper
Boat Specification: B.W Seacat S.P.E.E.D 11, the latest in the catamaran market powered by 2x 200hp Nani engines giving a cruising speed of 16knts.
Facilities: Toilet for all to use, Oven for warming up them Pies!! Red hot Kettle for your complimentary tea, coffee or soup! Insulated fish hold. Skipper more than happy to gut anf fillet fish you wish to take for the table.
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*********** Supanova II Top Boat in 2017 WIBAC (Weymouth International Boat Angling Challenge)**********

********** Supanova II Top Boat in 2017 Weymouth Conger Comp***********

*********** Supanova II crowned Top Boat in 2014 EFSA European Championships*************



Nothing is too much trouble on board Supanova, If you have no gear, NO PROBLEM. Never been fishing before, NO PROBLEM. It is my aim to offer everybody who steps foot on board Supanova the best day possible.You can expext as much complimentary tea and coffee as you can handle and a good laugh to boot (Normaly at Lyle's expense) and with a bit of luck a few nice fish for the table. All enquiries are welcome please do not hesitate to contact me by any means.

Supanova II Skipper Lyle Stantiford's Photo
About the Skipper:

Hi i'm Lyle your friendly skipper/owner of Supanova II. Here's a bit about me. I have been fishing the waters around Weymouth and Portland since the tender age of 5 years old and since then I would like to think I have developed into a well respected young skipper in the port. On leaving school at 16 I joined as crew aboard the famous Weymouth charter boat Tiger Lily skippered by the legendary Chris Caines and over the next two and a half years I gained masses of experience from Chris and at the age of 17 I became the youngest skipper in the country and from gaining further experience running boats such as Tiger Lily, Lone Shark, Channel Chieftain, Flamer and Revolution and small stints as a commercial fisherman on various vessels in the port I decided In 2009 to take the leap and purchase my own boat for charter angling. Supanova was an 8m Cougar Catamaran and served me very well for three seansons and in 2013 I purchased the current vessel Supanova II. In my spare time I just can't stay away from boats and the sea, for the past 11 years I have been an active volunteer on Weymouth Lifeboat Crew. It's great to be able to give something back to the local community that has always and will continue to support me and my family.

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Upcoming Individual Spaces on Supanova II

Sat 19/01/2019 6 Spaces 10 Hours
Wrecking for Pollack today 10hr trip
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Sun 20/01/2019 5 Spaces 10 Hours
Wrecking for New Season Pollack £75pp text/call 07976876667
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Fri 01/02/2019 10 Spaces 10 Hours
Wrecking for Pollack today
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Thu 07/02/2019 8 Spaces 10 Hours
Wrecking for Pollack today
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Thu 14/02/2019 10 Spaces 9 Hours
Blonde Ray trip today, sensible gear required 2lb of lead for short periods but some big fish to be had!
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Fri 22/02/2019 7 Spaces 10 Hours
Wrecking for Pollack today
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Sun 03/03/2019 1 Space 10 Hours
Wrecking for Pollack today
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Mon 11/03/2019 5 Spaces 10 Hours £75.00pp
Wrecking for Pollack today
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Sun 17/03/2019 4 Spaces 10 Hours
Wrecking for Pollack today
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Tue 19/03/2019 7 Spaces 10 Hours
Wrecking for Pollack today
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Thu 04/04/2019 7 Spaces 10 Hours
Wrecking for Pollack and Ling today
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Thu 11/04/2019 1 Space 9 Hours
Turbot and Plaice trip today
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Sat 13/04/2019 2 Spaces 10 Hours
Wrecking Pollack and Ling
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Tue 16/04/2019 5 Spaces 10 Hours
Wrecking for Pollack and Ling today
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Wed 17/04/2019 7 Spaces 9 Hours £60.00pp
Inshore flatty and a bit of anchor fishing today
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Tue 23/04/2019 3 Spaces 9 Hours
Plaice and Turbot today
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Sun 28/04/2019 2 Spaces 10 Hours
Wrecking for Pollack and maybe a Ling today
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Wed 01/05/2019 4 Spaces 10 Hours
Dedicated Ling trip today, lovely small tide
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Thu 02/05/2019 7 Spaces 9 Hours
Supanova Vs Flamer annual flatty comp
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Wed 08/05/2019 6 Spaces 10 Hours
Wrecking for Cod and Pollack today
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  • 5-star gregg harman (09/10/2016)

    lyle is a most welcoming skipper who has always got hot water for the coffees, the one thing i always look for is a good skipper and keep in my book for future bookings and would recommend lyle to other fishermen ( friendley courtious and helpfull )

    Skippers Reponse: Thanks for your kind words Gregg, Look forward to seeing you soon mate.


  • 5-star Stephen Maidment (10/06/2016)

    A great trip. Lyle found the cod for us yesterday, lots of quality cod of 10lb plus and a few pollock. He spent over an hour filleting the catch on the way in. Thanks for a great day out.

  • 5-star Mick maher (12/08/2015)

    My son david and I booked this trip after checking the reviews of most of the Weymouth charter boats. We made a really good choice as we had an excellent day out. We did not catch a lot of fish but the flowing tea and the help that Lyle gave us was second to none. He was always checking our methods and bait and did all he could to get fish on the boat. Every time we moved, we caught the species that he said we would. We have just booked two weeks holiday in Weymouth for 2016 and Lyle and Supanova 11 will be our first port of call. Many thanks Lyle. Mick Maher

  • 5-star Mick maher (12/08/2015)

    My son David and I booked this trip after checking the reviews on most of Weymouths charter boats. To say that we made a good choice is an understatement. We did not catch a lot of fish but had a fantastic day out with Lyle and a group of his regulars. The tea kept flowing and we had several moves. Each time, we caught the species that Lyle said we would. He was extremely helpful to the pair of us as we did not have the local knowledge that the other anglers had. He was always checking our methods and bait and did everything he couild to put fish on the boat. We have just booked another two weeks holiday in Weymouth for 2016 and Supanova 2 will be the first place we book our tripes.

    Skippers Reponse: Many Thanks Mick,

    Great to see you, see you in 2016!

    All the best,


  • 5-star Phil Ross (03/10/2014)

    A cracking day out with lyle. The boat is spotless, a great skipper who couldn't do enough to make everyone feel welcome ! - Top Marks

    Skippers Reponse: Thanks Phil,

    Was great to have you on board, hope to see you again soon.

    Tight Lines,


Bait & Tackle

Latest Catches 1,038 photos uploaded

Bill Thornton

3 lb 14 oz Plaice


3 lb Plaice


3 lb 12 oz Plaice


27 lb 8 oz Ling (Common)

Terry Barlow

21 lb Ling (Common)

Chris Judkins

18 lb Ling (Common)


17 lb 8 oz Pollock

Roger Knights

15 lb Pollock

Kev Green

23 lb 8 oz Blonde Ray

Daz Miles

17 lb Spurdog

Chris Weller

15 lb Spurdog

Chris Reekes

21 lb 8 oz Spurdog

Andy Collings

16 lb 8 oz Spurdog

Peter Brunton

18 lb Pollock

Earl Coates

17 lb 12 oz Pollock

Shane Johnson

15 lb 7 oz Pollock


Latest Fishing Reports

  • 03/2018 Fishing Report by Lyle Stantiford

    Mar 2018 by Lyle Stantiford

    Well well well.......... It never snows in Weymouth!! Well we have had more snow this month than I have ever seen before. A sign of the times hey! The wind has been relentless this winter and has been one of the worst for a while but that's why we put our pennies aside in the summer because you never know how long the wind will blow. When we have managed to steal a day from the weather gods the fishing has been fantastic mid channel with great catches of Pollack, with a decent stamp and fish touching 18lbs. ***** SPACES WRECKING IN MARCH AND APRIL 28TH MARCH, 2ND, 6TH, 11TH, 26TH APRIL*****

    Thanks to all that have ventured down often short notice to make the most of the weather.

    Tight Lines,


  • 01/2018 Fishing Report by Lyle Stantiford

    Jan 2018 by Lyle Stantiford

    Well 2018 is hear!!!

    As is the case for this time of year it's all about stealing a day when the weather allows. We have managed a couple of days and the fishing has been fantastic. Brilliant Blondes to 30lb and Huss inshore on the banks along with a steady run of tasty whiting has proved great sport for those not wanting to travel miles. Add into that Undulate, Thornback, spotted and Small eyed Rays, congers even a late or early Bream have made an appearance here or there!!

    The wrecking is showing fantastic signs compared to last winter, Steady runs of decent fit Pollack have been around coming to a vast array of lures keeping all on board busy with rod bending action. When I have been filleting the fish on the way in they have showed little signs of Roe inside which means the best is still to come. On the weekends trip Terry Hickman managed a nice stroke of luck when a 16lb Turbot snaffled his sidewinder. As you can tell by the pic what a cracking fish!!

    We have spaces over the next month on the following trips;

    27th Jan Big Blonde Rays £55pp
    28th Jan A mixed inshore day £55pp

    8th Feb Wrecking Pollack £75pp
    11th Feb Wrecking Pollack £75pp
    18th Feb Wrecking Pollack £75pp
    25th Feb Wrecking Pollack £75pp
    26th Feb Wrecking Pollack £75pp
    2nd March Wrecking Pollack £75pp

    Many thanks to all that support Weymouth through the tough old winters! See you soon!

    Tight lines,


  • 11/2017 Fishing Report by Lyle Stantiford

    Nov 2017 by Lyle Stantiford

    Well the season is beginning to wind down from here on in as the weather begins to beat us a little more frequently than we'd like.

    It's a big shame as the fishing has been superb the last month or so with the stand out, the absolutely phenomenal Bream fishing. On a couple of marks when the tide comes right sport has been bonkers with double and even treble shots common place and not small fish either with the best in the last month 4lb 7oz for Southampton angler Andy Hayden. The Blonde Ray fishing has been fantastic on the small toes with up to 50 fish coming to the net and all released to fight another day. Best the last month was 28lb. A bit of squid fishing will often feature in the last hour of trips this time of year, with many people never having targeted them let alone caught one it is great fun! They fight like mad and great eating too.

    We have a bit of time off in December but a few trips with place still remain.

    29th November Inshore £55pp 7 spaces
    16th December Inshore £55pp 3 spaces
    17th December Wrecking £75pp 7 spaces
    27th December Wrecking £75pp 10 spaces
    28th December Inshore £55pp 8 spaces
    30th December Wrecking £75pp 2 spaces

    Thanks to all that have made this month fun and continue their support to Weymouth.

    Tight Lines,


    Pictured is Lib with a gurt big Weymouth Squid!!!

  • 11/2017 Fishing Report by Lyle Stantiford

    Nov 2017 by Lyle Stantiford

    Well I have been hopeless with reports this year, it's been manic old year, please accept my apologies.

    How has it been i hear you ask?????? Well in all honesty its been a pretty tough season all in all, expectations were high but at times it has been disappointing. Little glimmers of Brilliance but they didn't seem to last long enough to be reliable.

    The early wrecking season was good with good catches of Pollack and then a fantastic month of ling on the small tides, the best I have seen for in excess of a decade. At the end of the Ling we would expect the Cod to arrive but they just didn't seem to appear in any great numbers, they are one of those cyclical species so we weren't too perturbed as usually the lack of competition for food means the Pollack will home back in on the wrecks for the summer months. Unusually they didn't which made for a tough old time wrecking wise in June and July.

    As the summer rolls on our usual attentions turn to the inshore fishing and this has been our saving grace this year that's for sure. Fantastic sessions on the anchor have seen ungulates to 18b, Blondes to 28b, Toe to 50lb, Huss to just under 15lb, More congers than you can shake a stick at and the real saving grace for the summer Autumn has been the outstanding Black Bream fishing both inshore and on the Wrecks. I don't think I have ever seen a year with more Bream over 4lb than this year.

    The Banks have fished steadily for Turbot and Brill throughout the summer/autumn but the majority have been small with a few better Brill of late. I have been focussing some time on a little Mark I have been fishing the last few years for Turbot and Brill and while you don't see loads of fish the quality has been good so I hope to spend a bit more time at it next summer.

    The Channel islands has been very poor on a whole. A couple of early trips weren't too bad and the later trips were actually pretty good with a good mixed bag. Good Bassing, amazing Bream, Couch's included, a run of flats and some monster Tope. I'm not too worried however as it has been bad before in my early days and what followed was the best fishing anyone has seen over there. Fingers Crossed for 2018.

    Competitions this year have been very successful, The conger comp was a huge success and we finally managed to win it with a fish of 73lb For Rod Adamson to take the title over the three days.

    The 5 day WIBAC (Weymouth international boat angling challenge) was once again a huge success with anglers coming from all over Europe to battle it out. Winner after the 5 day multi discipline was Jon Law from wales who walked away with a cool £3000 for his efforts. Once again we were on a roll and Managed to clinch Top Boat for the week.

    The support to us all here in Weymouth has just been superb this year and exciting opportunities lie ahead for us here. We thank all who continue to support our wonderful port and long may it continue!

    Tight Lines,


    Pictured is Keith Newton with the best Turbot of the year so far 21lb 10oz

  • 08/03/2017 Fishing Report by stuart cross

    8 Mar 2017 by stuart cross

    Managed to sneak out in a tiny weather window on tuesday with Lyle. Must be honest thought it was going to be a lot rougher than it was, good call lyle. A couple of hours traveling and were ready to do battle with that 20lb pollack lyle keeps telling me about. [I think shes called poppy] Some of you have most probably fished with me and my dad Bri, if you have you will know i am by far a better angler than him for he is quite simply rubbish. He lands an odd fish here and there but they are normally very small.It must have been a solar eclipse because he did actually land one more than me. Obviously mine were bigger but i suppose i have to be nice sometimes and let him think he won. (family politics and all that) Trevor Lockyer landed a coalfish on the second drift which i think went 10lb, a cracking fish by any ones standard.Bri romped away early the scores being 3-1 but lyle was quick to help by being 'otherwise engaged' with the net as number 4 escaped boat side, i think it was something to do with the £10 i gave him.! A smallish tide and coming up to slack did not see the fish rise up in the water, instead they were mainly under 20 turns. The new tide came but it was hard work, a couple of moves and my rod slams over i,m glad i had my reel serviced as this could be poppy. I gain line and lose it quicker but manage to control the mighty beast. In the meantime Bri's rod seems to be a little bent as well (normally the wreck) but he seems to have caught a blind pollack. Trying to steal the lime light he lands a15lb+ fish but my fish is still diving (stand clear dear daddy let the master have some room) but the dives are getting shorter and less powerful then i can see leader. After lyle fails to knock it off the hook shes on the deck i have a bigger one than you i tell dad, his face beaming with two great fish on the boat. A tad over 17lb means poppy is still out there none the less a great fish. It was a good fun day with good company with everyone catching fish, thanks Lyle. Final scores Bri 8 Stu 7 I didn't lose i came second.!! Photo on Lyles facebook page. PS Bri keeps the scores in his book but he seems to write in pencil, something fishy going on here i believe................