The 40 foot Black Watch is custom built in Queensland, Australia for Australian conditions.   She combines safety and reliability with sea-going ability, comfortable interiors and a spacious fishing deck.   The Black Watch 40 has earned acclaim globally as the prefect blend of entertaining & fishing vessel, nicknamed “billfish raising machine”.

‘Wave Rider’s’ interiors include a double bed, two single bunks, complete bathroom facilities, and a beautiful galley. She also has a spacious and luxurious saloon if conditions are rough - you'll be sipping your beverage in style and comfort whilst waiting to Set The Hook on your dream capture.

Skipper, Murray Pattison, has custom designed the layout to enhance the fishing capabilities and your experience whilst on the Ningaloo Reef, Gulf and in the Exmouth area.  ‘Wave Rider’ has an excellent working/fishing deck with ample space for you and the crew to fight your dream catch.



  • 5.2 m Tender
  • Twin Engines
  • Long Range Fuel Tanks
  • Underfloor Live Bait Tank
  • Trim Tabs
  • Top of The Range Electronics
  • Heavy Duty Rod Holders
  • Outriggers
  • Desalination Plant
  • Generator
  • Ample Fridge & Freezer Space
  • Full Bathroom with Hot & Cold Shower
  • Flush Toilet
  • Luxury Lounges & Interior
  • Fully Air Conditioned
  • Gourmet Galley
  • Double & Twin Beds 
  • Stereo 
  • Television
  • BBQ
  • Tackle Locker with Drawers




Port – Exmouth, Australia
Guests – 10
Crew – 3
Design –  Black Watch
Length – 40 ft / 12 m
Guest Cabins – 2
Engines - Twin Cummins 450 HP
Top Speed - 30 Knots
Cruising Speed - 22 Knots


Life Rafts
SAT Phone
Survey Life Jackets & Buoys


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