Phatcat Charters

Craig Deans  Tel 07814 941932

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The Skipper

Craig Deans the skipper has been fishing the Bristol Channel and beyond for more than 25 years and has owned a number of vessels which he has built and customised to a very high standard.


Craig has a wealth of knowledge and has gained much experience fishing and boating from a very young age. Phat Cat is based in Cardiff and operates out of Cardiff Bay. Craig has already covered much of the Bristol Channel from the English and Welsh Grounds right down to the Scilly Isles and everywhere in between including Ilfracombe, Padstow, Lundy Island and Milford Haven.


Craig has the follwing qualifications:


RYA / MCA Coastal Skipper and Yachtmaster off Shore

RYA National Power Boat Certificate - Advanced

RYA National Power Boat Certificate - Level 2

RYA / MCA Small Craft Basic Sea Survival

RYA First Aid Heart Start Emergency Life Support

RYA Maratime Radio Operators Certificate of Competence.


Whether you and your party require winter cod fishing or summer sharking, Craig knows exactly when and where to put your bait.


The boat is a 10m Cougar Catamaran be fitted with twin 315HP Yanmar Diesel engines which push her along at 30+ Knots.

Coded for 10 + 2 crew and filled with all the latest technology she is perfectly equipped to put you and your bait, right on the fish. Phatcat Charters offers a boat with large deck space offering the perfect stable platform for 10 people to fish in comfort providing excellent space ideal for film crew and equipment.

The Boat

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