About us


The Gorilla experience caters to the serious heavy tackle marlin fisherman in a friendly and relaxed atmosphere. Our crew are seasoned professionals who are dedicated to finding and hooking some of the most impressive fish found in the ocean. As a tag-and-release only boat, we are proud to be able to contribute to the sustainability of this valuable fishery.

Gorilla was hand built by master boat builder Barry Martin in Brisbane and launched in 2007. She is an extremely capable and seaworthy vessel and is currently in Queensland, Australia 2B and 2D survey. In addition, Gorilla boasts a water-maker, state-of-the art navigation and communication system (including Satellite Communications), Wi-Fi internet access, air conditioning and a full galley. Please contact us if you have any questions in regards to availability and options.

Gorilla’s Details

Overall Length

14.53 m (47 feet)

Draft (half load)

1.1m (3.6 foot)



Cruising speed

24 knots




4.49m (15ft)


2 x 710 HP Capacity

Fuel capacity

3,200 litres

Running speed (light ship)

30 knots