Why choose us?

Food, Service, Crew, Boat, and Price.

Food on the fortune will be excellent, whether you are ordering off the open menu on a Spring overnight WSB trip, or being served fully prepared meals on a three day all-inclusive charter. The galley is all-new, and designed to cater to our guests. I am proud to announce that in addition to the standard fare of breakfast burritos and Fortune ‘burgers, we will always offer “heart healthy” items.

Crew members on the long range sportboats out of San Diego are trained to provide an exemplary standard of service all day, every day. Fortune’s crew know this, and will always live up to these standards.

Fortune is a 65′ solid fiberglass vessel that sleeps 24 passengers comfortably. She was built in Westport, Washington in the Kelly boatyard in 1979. The Fortune is powered by a pair of brand new Cummins QMS 11 power plants, alongside a John Deere 35KW generator. The refrigeration is in very good shape, and will be keep your fillets or whole fish in the pristine RSW state that we have all come to insist upon.



When are you going to be in LA?

We will be pulling into 22nd Street Landing, San Pedro on November 6th, 2014 and again in the spring, on March 2nd, 2015.

The spring time charter dates are filling fast. We may do some open party trips up at 22nd Street, but for the most part we will be running charters.

I would like to thank everyone for taking such an interest in the Fortune, coming down to see the boat and booking charters.

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About Us

If I haven’t met you yet, whether on the dock in San Diego bay, a rolling deck of a long range boat of the coast of Baja or maybe out floating on a high altitude lake, my name is Bruce Smith.

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The Fortune has a bunk room that will sleep 24 passengers and includes 2 staterooms. There are two inboard facing heads, one with a shower. The galley is relatively new while the salon will comfortably seat 14 passengers at any one time, the salon also includes a 32" flat screen TV and DVD player.

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Catch Big Fish

Bruce Smith, I have worked out of San Diego, Fisherman’s Landing, since 1991. Over the past 20 years I have worked on some of the finest long range vessels in the fleet, including the Searcher, Royal Polaris, Royal Star and the Shogun and I have held a 100 master mariner license for the past 17 years..

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