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Skipper's Secrets: 9 superyacht charter captains share their favourite spots

Skipper's Secrets: 9 superyacht charter captains share their favourite spots

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Captain Bob Nabal, Captain of Beluga

Captain Bob Nabal of 34.7 metreBelugashares his favourite spots off the Great Barrier Reef

The Great Barrier Reef spans over 2300km and provides endless opportunities for exploration. I've been lucky enough to explore these regions with Beluga and continue to enjoy cruising the region.

Lizard Island is a spectacular destination that has a rich cultural history and was discovered by Captain James Cook in 1770. Mrs Watsons Bay is located on the northern side of the island and features crystal clear waters, coral gardens and is a calm and accommodating anchorage.

Osprey Reef is located approximately 90NM east/north-east of Lizard Island in the Coral Sea. This remote location provides excellent scuba diving for the adventurous and features stunning wall dives and shark encounters. Osprey Reef is also famous for sports-fishing and anglers often target giant trevally and pelagic species such as tuna and marlin.

Our home port for Beluga (available for charter with Ocean Alliance) is located in tropical Port Douglas in Far North Queensland – gateway to the Great Barrier Reef. Our guests are spoilt for choice with some of the worlds’ best fishing and diving on our doorstep. Our charter itineraries often include a mix of both fishing and diving – the Great Barrier Reef features a vast system of reefs which is made up of a complex natural ecosystem and are home to everything from giant black marlin and humpback whales to the smaller critters such as clownfish and angelfish.

13°52'15.3"S 146°38'06.6"E

Pictures courtesy of Ocean Alliance & Shutterstock.com / Caroline Church

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