The Boat & Crew

The High Hopes is a 58-foot sport fishing boat and is the finest in the Virginia Beach fleet. She has beautiful Carolina craftsmanship and is a custom build by Gary Davis. She is powered by twin 735 horsepower turbo diesels making her safe, fast & comfortable in all seas. Maintained meticulously year around, United States Coast Guard inspected yearly & equipped with the finest electronics and gear, the High Hopes is sure to exceed your expectations.

The High Hopes is owned and run by Captain David Wright. Captain Wright has been running charters out of Rudee Inlet since 1978, making him one of, if not the most experienced captain in the area. The High Hopes is the longest continuously running charter business in Virginia Beach. Growing up in Virginia Beach and working as a mate throughout his teenage years gave him a solid foundation to build upon and he officially began his charter captain career at the age of 21 on his first “High Hopes”.

Whether you are looking to fish or host your next special event, the High Hopes can offer it all.