Watamu is a lively place during the Christmas holidays, particularly in the angling world, as holiday makers launch their boats, many trailed down from up-country, and the charter boats get busy with families trying their luck and tourists from the full hotels all having a go! The Watamu Sea Fishing Club annual Christmas competition is […]
Captain Andy’s was proud to be a sponsor of the Mashua (dhow) race at the Lamu 10th Annual Cultural Festival. First prize included a Yamaha 15HP outboard engine – have a look at our Photo Blog for more pictures and information.
The north-east wind, the kaskazi, has been blowing hard later in the morning and during the afternoon for a couple of days now, and this seasonal change, although overdue, has served to liven up the fishing, albeit a bit late for some of the recent South African competitions. The Capt Morgan Rum tournament at Hemingways […]
All the boats have been busy these last ten days, and with the sailfishing improving, and several marlin and shark also being caught, it just remains for the wind to make up it’s mind, as it has been hovering south in the mornings then swings more northerly in the afternoons. The kaskazi, the north-east wind, […]
Captain Andy’s are pleased to announce their appointment as sales and service partners for Sunseeker East Africa ltd, the regions exclusive distributor for Sunseeker motoryachts. Sunseeker build a range of luxury motoryachts, from the Superhawk 43’ sports cruiser to the 40m flagship yacht. Whether it is for sports use, local or extended cruising, the dynamic […]
This week Mr. Norman Kitonga from our Mombasa Branch is at the METS Trade show in Amsterdam meeting current and new suppliers. More information on this to follow on Norman’s return!
While the kusi, the north-east monsoon wind, has yet to blow, it did look as if the wind, which had been easterly, might be about to switch north, but instead, it swung back to the south-east for a few days, which seemed to slow down the sailfish bite to an extent where many boats were […]
The weather continues calm, with some rain, and the wind tending to the east which has resulted in the sailfish coming up better, though they are still hard to catch. But most boats are coming home with a couple of red flags, and the fish seem plentiful with the skippers seeing them finning and free […]
It has been a bit cooler since one heavy shower of rain earlier in the week, and the fish have been quieter, while not a lot of activity was recorded amongst the boats as tourism is still at a low level at the coast. But next week looks busy with good bookings, and towards the […]
The Herbie Paul International Festival was fished last weekend with eleven boats, including three teams from Germany and anglers from Britain, Mozambique and up country Kenya matching their skills against the difficult sailfish and tuna, but it was Alleycat, fished by Peter Suddaby from UK with friends Oggy and Beefy who won the tournament, coming […]