The Wandering Star is well equipped and reliable Aqua Star 33, catering for full days and half days chartering. It’s a spacious boat with ample seating for our anglers’ comfort whilst cruising.

Wandering Star is licensed and insured for ten passengers, plus two crew members, based at Brighton Marina. The boat has a toilet and you will be able to enjoy hot drinks on board. Fishing rod hire is also available.


Steve Coates is the Skipper of the Wandering Star. He holds a yacht masters offshore powerboat qualification which has been commercially endorsed.

Steve is a highly experienced skipper and angler, with over thirty-five years’ experience and knowledge of the seas off Brighton. The skipper’s passion for the sea and fishing was ignited as a young boy. During that time Steve has learnt the best places to fish, be it, ground fishing or off the many wrecks found around Brighton Marina. He takes pride in his boat and the service he provides. Of course, the skipper’s knowledge helps to read the weather and conditions plus when seasons are favourable.

Steve likes nothing more than to pass on his knowledge, skills and experience of the sea and fishing, and is dedicated to catering for everyone, whether you are an experienced professional angler, a beginner eager to learn or holiday maker looking for an enjoyable relaxing trip. Everybody is welcome and fully accommodated for. Steve will do his best to improve your fishing skills and your experience of the day. Which will, hopefully raise your catch rates in a safe and enjoyable way.

Trips for groups, clubs and individuals are catered for, and stag/hen parties are welcome.

Steve is willing to accommodate special requests, such as, the scattering of ashes of a loved one and if required can arrange for a Christian Celebrant to conduct a brief service.

Prices: Full boat £500 or £50 per head for an 8 hour trip. Half day £300 for 4 hours.

If you require any further details or wish to book a trip, please don’t hesitate to telephone Steve on 07530061722 or click here to make a booking.

Wandering Star and her skipper look forward to experiencing an enjoyable fishing trip with you.

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