Chieftain Charters
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The Chieftain is Whitby’s biggest, safest, most comfortable and best-equipped displacement offshore angling vessel. Offering long range fishing that other boats just can't offer. Chieftain Charters is the only vessel on the east coast to hold a Category 1 license allowing her to operate up to 150nm from safe haven, or in simple terms effectively the whole North Sea.

Well known in the sea angling world for her unique multi day fishing experience on a large comfortable platform, fishing virgin wrecks and a throwback the halcyon days of Whitby cod fishing. Or as Sea Angler magazine put "relive the glory days of North Sea cod fishing".

Please take a look around our website for information about the boat, the skipper and most importantly to you, the fishing, don't just take our word for it, have a look at what people say. You can book a trip and make online enquiries, please visit our bookings page for more information. George the skipper keeps the Captain's Blog so you can see information about the latest trips as well as a gallery of the fish caught. If you see a picture you like, click on it for a closer look. If you have any questionS then please take a look over at our Frequently Asked Questions section.

Barry Davies 35lb Cod
Big Ling
3 Cod
Big Cod


Chieftain Charters are owned and operated by Des and Linda King and George and Joyce Metcalfe.

For all booking enquiries please visit our booking page. Or you can call us on.


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The Chieftain at Anchor in Whitby





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