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Captain Gordo was born and raised in Curacao and has fished there his whole life. He started fishing at a very young age and has been on the water ever since! Sport fishing is in his blood.


With his experience and being a connoisseur of the conditions of the sea surrounding the island of Curacao and the fish that live in these waters, he is certainly one of the most reliable providers of deep sea fishing trips. This young and enthusiastic captain will do whatever it takes to land your dream catch and to give you the time of your life! 


After a career in insurance and after having transformed tree old boats into as good as new fishing boats by the names of Papucho I, II and III, he decided to follow his dream to start his own charter business with the Papucho IV. 


He has fished in many countries around the world such as: St. Maarten, Aruba, Bonaire, Venezuela, The Dominican Republic, Florida etc. He has won various fishing tournaments in Curacao and the region including the prestigious Presidential Challenge Central America: THE 2011 CHIVAS REGAL ARUBA CARIBBEAN CUP.


He speaks English, Dutch, Spanish and Papiamentu fluently.

Captain Gordo

The boat


Papucho IV is a 45 ft Hatteras sport fisherman, a large clean and comfortable yacht. The excellent equipment and the captain’s fishing and navigating skills make Papucho IV one of the most successful charter boats for offshore big game fishing in Curacao.


Fully equipped:

  • For fishing trips: fully Big Game Tournament rigged

  • For beach trips: snorkeling gear and floats, BBQ

  • Inside: 2 bathrooms incl. shower, 2 bedrooms, kitchen, etc.