Switch baiting and light tackle specialist, specifically designed O’Brien Sports Fisher


‘Arenui’ is a 47ft custom built game boat launched in 2007 by renowned North Queensland boat builders, O’Brien Boats. ‘Arenui’ is one of three O’Brien vessels to grace New Zealand shores and represents a modern day example of sheer sport fishing elegance delivering world class fishing experiences in luxurious surroundings. ‘Arenui’ has fantastic accommodation, it’s an excellent sea boat with second to none manoeuvrability, huge freezer and refrigeration capacity with a great live bait and tuna tube system. It all makes ‘Arenui’ well and truly suited to New Zealand’s diverse fishery. With a full range of the highest quality Shimano fishing tackle, the latest state of the art Raymarine electronics and luxurious furnishings… ‘Arenui’ is without doubt the jewel in New Zealand’s charter fleet… quite simply a must for all keen fisho’s!

Fishing Available

  • Game fishing
  • Other saltwater fishing

Sole Charter Day Rate

From NZ $3220.00

Additional Information

Rates include top quality tackle, all meals, soft drinks, linen and bedding.

Broadbill trips by arrangement @ $1,350 per night.



Length47 feet

Speed26 knots


TackleFull range Shimano rods and reels. Game fishing tackle ranging from 3kg to 60kg classes. Full range of mechanical jigging and soft bait spinning reels. Salt water fly tackle and equipment

ElectronicsState of the art ‘E’ series Raymarine electronics. Cockpit cam and hard-drive recorder for all fishing action

Engines QSM11 Cummins

Day capacity 5

Night capacity 5

Cabins 2

Beds 1 double 4 single