The Boardroom II is the newest addition to the fleet. The Boardroom II features a 300 hp Yamaha motor with a top of the line Garmin fish finder. The newly installed 4 scoop bait tank on the large fishing deck will make your adventure fruitful. The Boardroom II features a restroom and catering can be provided.
The Boardroom II accommodates up to four passengers, plus captain and crew. Charters include rod & reel, live bait and frozen squid, captain and crew, free parking in our long term lot, snacks, non-alcoholic beverages (bottled water and soda).
Local/Coastal Fishing Rates:
1⁄2 Day (5 hours) $ 750
3⁄4 Day (7 hours) $ 975
All Day (9 hours) $1,100
Offshore Fishing Inner Banks (out 30 miles)
3⁄4 Day (9 hours) $1,250
All Day (12 hours) $1,400
Offshore fishing Outer Banks
All Day (12 hours) $1,650
Island Fishing ~ Catalina/San Clemente
All Day Catalina Island (10 hours) $1,450
All Day San Clemente Island $1,650
Whale & Dolphin Watching Cruises
Two hours $400 crew gratuity
** Unless otherwise noted, a suggested crew gratuity of 15-20% is applicable on charters.
Captain Todd Mansur began working on passenger boats out of Dana Wharf in 1979. In 1987, he was officially licensed as a charter boat captain and has operated numerous vessels in his career. Captain Mansur has operated The Boardroom since 2005. Todd has been a charter boat fishing captain for 28 years.
With experience fishing local inshore and Southern California Islands as well as offshore. He tries to meet the fishing needs, depending on seasonal opportunity. He currently is recognized in all Sportfishing magazines and is sponsored by OKUMA Tackle, Fishworks clothing and Kreed Eyewear. He is also a contributing editor and offshore specialist for Pacific Coast Sportfishing Magazine. He does lectures on Sportfishing at all premier fishing boat and tackle shows.
Todd continues to partner with Dana Wharf as both captain and lead naturalist. He is on the board of The Gulf of Catalina Gray Whale Preservation & Education Foundation. He conducts all of the pre-
excursion in-classroom education for Orange County’s schools. Todd is a published author on the topic of marine mammals and does public speaking engagements on the topic, upon request.
Dana Wharf Sportfishing & Whale Watching is dedicated to helping locals and visitors alike enjoy the unique wonders of Dana Point Harbor and the Orange County coastline. The warm waters right out of Dana Point Harbor are flourishing with sea life including whales, dolphins, harbor seals, and California sea lions. Our thriving coastal waters provide bountiful fishing of sand bass, calico bass, halibut, bonito, yellowtail, yellowfin tuna, bluefin tuna, and dorado. Whether you’re looking for boat rentals in Dana Point to enjoy a private boat charter, sailboat or catamaran, coming for an awe-inspiring whale watching cruise or wanting to create memories onboard our sportfishing charters, one thing is for certain: your trip through the beautiful and scenic Orange County coast will be unforgettable. Dana Wharf is conveniently located in Dana Point, Orange County, just south of Newport Beach, Huntington Beach and Laguna Beach – about 30 minutes south of Disneyland, an hour south of Los Angeles and an hour north of San Diego.
Proud Partner of the World Cetacean Alliance
The World Cetacean Alliance (WCA) is the world’s largest Partnership working to protect whales, dolphins and porpoises (cetaceans). Partners of the WCA aim to conserve and protect cetaceans and their habitats in the world’s oceans, seas and rivers, to ensure their continued survival.