ABOUT US

Odyssey Sport Fishing Charters is a family-run and operated charter, based in Hout Bay, South Africa, that specialises in offshore or deep sea fishing. We fish the waters just off the coast of Cape Town, which is home to some of the best fishing on the planet. On our fishing charters we mainly target tuna – both yellowfin and longfin tuna (albacore) – with the yellowfin in our waters reaching spectacular weights of 100 kg plus (check out the fishing gallery here!). We do all our fishing and exploring on our lovely catamaran, Odyssey, which docks at Hout Bay Harbour.

Meet The Crew

Odyssey Sport Fishing Charters is run by a father-and-son team – Alan and Dean Godfrey – two men who truly have a passion for the ocean. Read on to find out more about this dynamic duo, and what they have to say about themselves.

Skipper Dean Godfrey

Hi guys, and thanks for showing interest in joining us for an unforgettable day on the water. I have been fishing all my life. My parents say I probably learned how to fish before I could walk. I have been involved in all aspects of fishing from offshore tuna to inshore light tackle for close on to 13 years now. I have learned from the best in the business – people I still fish with on a regular basis.

The ocean is my passion and that is evident in everything I do. I have been brought up with a huge respect for the ocean and for people as well, and I am devoted to making your day on the water a memory that will last forever.

The sleek Odyssey was designed especially for the waters off the coast of Cape Town.

Meet the Odyssey

Our fleet currently consists out of the Odyssey – a 32-foot Catamaran built by one of the top boat builders in Cape Town, 2 Oceans Marine.

The Odyssey’s Specifications

  • The Odyssey is powered by twin 250 hp Yamaha four-stroke engines, was designed for our Cape waters and is one of the safest vessels around.
  • Our graceful boat is equipped with the latest Simrad equipment, which includes some of the best sonar, navigation and radar available.
  • She has loads of space and comfortable seating to make your day on the water as pleasant and enjoyable as possible.
  • For your comfort a fully functional toilet is also available on board.
We are ship-shape and ready to take you on your ocean adventure;
all you need to do is contact us.

About Our Equipment And Tackle

At Odyssey Sport Fishing Charters we are perfectionists. Only the latest Shimano, Penn and Fin-Nor rods and reels are used. We take pride in our equipment, and all items are looked after with extreme care and serviced regularly. We make sure you have the best possible experience out on the water, that it is all plain sailing and that the equipment works smoothly, so that there are no hitches while fishing. According to us, the only aspects of fishing you shouldn’t have control over are the elements!
We have a whole host of lures, hooks and tackle,
that are ideally suited to our fishing conditions.

Odyssey Defined

An odyssey is a long meander or voyage. It can also refer to an intellectual or spiritual wandering or quest. The Greek poem The Odyssey is one of the first recorded tales of adventure, and it is all about overcoming challenges in order to triumph! Our Odyssey, a proud and courageous vessel, is ready to take you on the journey of a lifetime. Take on the ocean with our crew and prepare to engage in an epic battle of strengths and to get to know a few things about yourself you never knew before. If all goes well, you will be victorious and walk away with an amazing catch – and we’ll do everything in our power to ensure that this is the outcome.
Are you ready to embark on an odyssey?
Book your day out on the ocean!