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ABOUT US

THE OWNERS

Paul & Ashleigh Ernest have long shared a passion for all things boating, camping, and fishing. They met whilst working on the Agincourt ribbon reefs and have since circumnavigated Australia fishing their way through the Kimberley’s, the Sepik River in Papua New Guinea, and remote islands of Indonesia.

Settling down in their favorite place of all Port Douglas they have welcomed little Samantha to the family and enjoy nothing more than getting her Out n About.

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THE CREW

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PAUL BEER

LEAD FISHING GUIDE

You could not ask for a more experienced guide to get you Out n About. Paul has seen and done it all from shark fishing to managing the day boats at Heron Island you couldn’t be in better hands. He loves nothing more than having a chat and wetting a line!

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CASEY GIBSON

FISHING GUIDE

True Blue Far North Queensland Angler Casey has loads of experience inshore, offshore and estuarine fishing. He is a passionate Port Douglas local and loves nothing more than putting his guests onto some fish.

MEET THE CREW

Let us share our knowledge of fishing in the area as well as our passion for the sport

Tessa and Syd have lived and breathed boats, the ocean, and fishing their whole lives. Both qualified skippers and keen fishermen/women this business has given them the platform to do what they love every day. Not only that, they now get to share their local knowledge and passion for fishing and boating with visitors to the region.

Although Tessa still loves to get a line wet, since having their daughter Pearl, she runs the logistical side of the business while Syd is hands-on pulling in the big ones.

Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life. (Confucius)

THE VESSELS

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Welcome aboard Reel Therapy and Reel Escape, custom-built vessels designed for speed, comfort, and stability at the forefront of boating technology – ready to get you to your desired destination FAST ensuring maximum fishing time.

Whether it’s the inshore reefs, a quick trip to the Low Isles or cruising the estuary systems – the Stabicraft 609 Frontier and the Amara Centre Cabin will get you there and offer a sense of security along the way. Vessels boast top of the line rod and reels, electric anchor winches, the latest electronics, shade canopies and comfortable seating. Parents can relax while on-board as both vessels are designed with high sides to keep the little ones safe.

 

Reel Therapy

Reel Escape
Length: 6.1 Metres Length: 6 Metres
Beam: 2.4 Metres Beam: 2.4 Metres
Motors: 150hp Yamaha 4 Stroke Motors: 200hp Yamaha 4 Stroke
Cruising Speed: 24 knots Cruising Speed: 24 knots
Top Speed: 30 knots Top Speed: 30 knots
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