The Albacore is a 35-foot custom Sport Fisherman built by Cape Island Boats. A Duffy and Duffy hull powered by a 500hp Cummins Engine. The Albacore provides a comfortable ride in all types of sea conditions. There is a fully enclosed head (Bathroom) with running water. The large cockpit and walk-in cabin is divided by a set of curtains that can be rolled up or down depending on the weather. The cabin is also heated for those cool rides home. The Cockpit of the albacore is equipped with three fighting chairs for inshore trips. For offshore trips the side chairs are removed and the large center fighting chair is equipped with a footrest and rocket launcher for fighting big tuna or sharks. Two large cooler seats provide ample seating in the sun as well as keeping all your Drinks cold. As a Raymarine Pro Staff Ambassador the Albacore is equipped with the latest high tech electronics including Axiom hi-definition displays, hi-definition radar, 3D side scan and Chirp sonar and a FLIR night vision camera, three ship to shore radio's and a blue tooth hi def stereo. We exceed all coast guard required safety equipment. Automatically deployed Epirb, life raft, survival suits, 100 mile flare kit and type 1 life preservers.
Captain Bob DeCosta is a second generation Charter Boat Captain with 50 years experience fishing the waters around Nantucket. In 2013 Capt. Bob was voted one of the top 50 Charter Boat Captains in the world by Saltwater Sportsman Magazine.
Garrett Kelsey has been fishing Nantucket water's since he was a small boy. 2021 will be Garrett's fifth year as mate aboard the Albacore. When he is not fishing Garrett is a full time student at Plymouth State University.
Ray DeCosta has been fishing with his Dad aboard the Albacore since he was 10 years old. Ray is a licensed captain that slips his duties between working the deck or driving the boat when Dad needs a break.