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Welcome Aboard the Finest Kind II
Where Offshore Fishing has been a Nelson Family Tradition Since 1955.

The Finest Kind II, one of Daytona Beach's premier fishing charter boats is a family owned and operated private fishing charter docked at the Inlet Harbor Marina in picturesque Ponce Inlet, Florida.

Centrally located on the East Coast we are just minutes south of the “World’s Most Famous Beach” (Daytona Beach, Florida) and only a short drive east of many popular Orlando park destinations like Walt fishing Disney World, Epcot, Universal Studios and Sea World Orlando, Florida.

The Finest Kind II is a 40-Foot Custom Built, Sport Fishing Boat that was assembled right here in Daytona Beach, Florida. She offers private off-shore fishing charters for sport game fishing like Blue Marlin, Sailfish, Dolphin (Dorado / Mahi-Mahi) a variety of Grouper and Snapper, Amberjack, Kingfish, Mackerel and Barracuda for groups up to 6 people in complete air-conditioned comfort.

With a 15 foot beam she offers safe, reliable and comfortable transportation to and from the off-shore fishing grounds. She is United States Coast Guard Inspected and fully equipped with all of the latest fish finding electronics like Loran, GPS and a Color Fish Finder. She is tournament rigged with top of the line fishing equipment including Penn International rods and reels to ensure you have a productive and memorable fishing trip. Some of her amenities include the following:

  • A spacious air-conditioned salon for relaxing after a memorable day of fishing.
  • A large covered fishing cockpit for shade on those hot summer days.
  • In the galley is a microwave oven and refrigerator for your convenience.
  • A large upper sundeck to stretch out and work on that Florida tan.
  • Sleeping Accommodations for up to six people.
  • Clean Restrooms with a full size shower.
  • AM / FM Stereo


Since 1955 the Nelson family of fisherman have played an active role in the commercial, charter and tournament-fishing industry with over 50 years of combined experience and many tournament wins to their credit. Learn more about the Nelson family history by viewing the About Us page.