The Hooked Up II is a world renowned custom built Carolina Sportsfisher based out of Cape May, NJ.  She is one of the newest, fastest and most comfortable deluxe charter boats on the entire East Coast.  Carolina custom boats are known for their world class rides without excessive pounding as well as being extremely dry boats in all kinds of sea conditions.

The Hooked Up II contains a huge to accommodate up to 6 anglers and crew comfortably.

Tuna Charter Hooked Up II
Hooked Up II Running

Hooked Up II Specifications

HOOKED UP II SPECIFICATIONS
Manufacturer Crown Marine
Number of Engines 2
Engine Type Caterpillar (New June 2009) C-12 ACERT Low Emission Diesel Engines
Horsepower  1420 HP
Crusing Speed  27-30 Knots
Length  55 Feet
Beam  17 Feet

Safety Equipment

Satellite Phone
8 man Offshore Viking raft that is inspected every 2 years and includes full survival gear
2 Emergency Position Indicating Radio Beacon’s (EPIRB)
Hand Held 5watt waterproof VHF radio to contact other boats and the Coast Guard while in the raft
Cold weather survival  suits
Two water proof ditch bags with full emergency kits for offshore survival including over 40 flares and 2 flare guns

Electronics and Necessities

Radar
Full Navigation/Communications by Raymarine Electronics
Air Conditioning & Heat
Generator
Eskimo Ice Maker to provide 600 lbs plus of ice
All Custom Tackle for both Inshore & Offshore

Entertainment and Comfort

Sirius Satellite Radio including all sports and music
40″ Samsung flat screen TV
HD Satellite TV with 140 Channels
DVD player
Sony Surround Stereo
VCR
Full microwave
Keurig Coffee maker
Brand new refrigerator-freezer in 2012 to keep your food and beverage ice cold in the salon
Oversize Bunks in lower berth & custom couch-chair in salon

HOOKED Up II exceeds all of the SAFETY requirements of the United States Coast Guard (USCG) for 6 pack charter boats.
SAFETY is our highest priority.

Accomplishments

  •  Most sharks caught and released by a charter boat and second place overall South Jersey Shark Tournament 2011
  • Largest Bluefin tuna ever weighed in at South Jersey Marina at 224 pounds caught on HOOKED UP II on November 11, 2006
  • Third Place for the heaviest tuna stringer at the South Jersey Mid-Atlantic Tuna Tournament on July 19, 2003
  • Third place in the Offshore Division of the Jersey Shore Classic Tournament for the benefit of Breast Cancer held at Avalon Point Marina
  • Won “First 2006 Tuna Over 100 Pounds Contest” at Off the Hook Bait & Tackle caught on the HOOKED UP I and weighed in on July 3rd
  • Largest Shark Second Day, Third Largest Overall, South Jersey Shark Tournament 1999
  • Third Largest Mako, South Jersey Shark Tournament 1998
  • 3-Time winner of Jim’s Bait & Tackle Mako Tournament in Cape May
  • Article in Saltwater Sportsmen on Trolling for large Bluefin Tuna and Sportfisherman.com
  • Guest speaker at George Poveromo’s National Saltwater Seminar in Atlantic City, NJ on offshore fishing and chunking Stripers on the Delaware Bay
Awards Ceremony