Why Choose the Gloucester Charter Connection

Located about 30 miles north of Boston, Gloucester Charter Connection is steps away from the Cape Ann Marina, home to most of the vessels in our fleet. A short walk down Essex Avenue will land you on Stacey Boulevard and one of the most panoramic views of Gloucester Harbor. You will also catch a glimpse of the world famous “Man at the Wheel” statue that proudly stands, facing the sea, waiting to greet the fisherman of Gloucester as they return.  Gloucester, founded in 1623, was the first settlement in Massachusetts Bay Colony by the Dorchester Company, the first fishing expedition sent from England. Gloucester has been supplying the world with fish ever since.

Book a charter now with the Gloucester Charter Connection and be assured that a lifetime of memories and an overwhelming sense of accomplishment will be part of the package. The bonding experience you will enjoy as you share this adventure with friends, family members or colleagues is just a BONUS. Let it be understood that your trip’s safety and success is our foremost focus. Your success is our success.

Meet Our Captains

Captain Mauro - The Kelly Ann

Captain Mauro DiBacco is a very well respected fisherman and captain in New England. He has more than 20 years of experience catching Bluefin tuna as well as groundfish charter fishing. The Kelly Ann is a fish fighting machine. You won't forget your day on the Kelly Ann, we guarantee it.

Captain Kevin - The Whistler

The Whistler is captained by Kevin Granfield, who started fishing when he was only 4 years old. He loves the ocean and there is a rumor that "salt water runs through his veins."  Kevin has an intimate knowledge of the ocean waters off of Massachusetts from the Cape Cod Bay north to the Gulf of Maine.

Captain Johnny - The Subdivider

Fishing is in Captain Johnny's family and his Dad was a world record blue catfish fisherman. Catching GIANT FISH is in his blood. His fishing boat, the Subdivider, is recognized as one of the best charter fishing boats in the Gloucester charter fishing fleet. This past season the Subdivider landed over 100 Bluefin tuna and was a winner in the Bluefin Blowout Tournament.