|Exciting Business for sale: Now Reduced
Fishing charter and Whale watch capable business in the Wide Bay area is offered for sale.
The fishing charter and whale watch business is one that is rewarding and exciting. The vessel is in 2b and 1E survey is air-conditioned and licensed to carry 30 plus 2 for day charters.
This business is in a great location, is highly visible to the passing trade and has 47 charter advanced bookings in place as of 2nd February 2010. The local marina has two brochure stands that assist in directing enquirers to the business.
This business has achieved ongoing bookings from happy past customers who have rebooked and endorsed this fishing experience to friends.
The business can be run with a professional crew and still maintain an 8 ½ % return. If the buyer is qualified or able to be qualified as a charter skipper the return is over 20%. The business is well established and has achieved an enviable reputation.
The average boat trip will need at least two staff, one of whom has to be qualified to master the vessel. An ability to enjoy teaching newcomers on how to fish well, is needed.
Owner wishes to retire, although has given an undertaking that any purchaser will be fully supported to ensure a smooth handover, thereby not effecting the ongoing bookings.
The vessel also has a roving Coral Sea Permit that allows for an operator to fish up the coast and charter on the way.
Equipment and spares are included valued at approx $20,000, all the fishing marks available, a berth for the vessel is available, expansion is possible and it can operate 7 days a week.
The sale of the business includes the outright purchase of the vessel.
plus GST if applicable
||Exciting Business for sale|
||52' 6" - 16.00m|
||Tin Can Bay QLD|
||Business for sale|
||Full range of up to date safety equipment as required for charter|
||2b and 1E|
||Lifestyle business that provides a good return on investment.
2B and 1E Survey
Forward bookings exceed $152,000
Ideal Lifestyle business with excellent owner operator returns.