The Iona II is a 50ft Custom-built million dollar Dick Ward Sportfisher built in Cairns in 2007 to the owner, Adam Jordan’s specifications. Powered by two 450hp Cummins motors she was specifically built for live-aboard charters and to specialise in marlin fishing, big game fishing, sports fishing, light tackle and reef/bottom fishing.
With 50ft of luxury and a top speed of 30 knots and cruise speed of 24 knots she was built to maintain stability and her capabilities in all sea conditions makes the Iona II a perfect platform for all types of fishing charters.
A large spacious cockpit allows the most concerned angler ample room to manoeuvre in the Reelax game chair whilst still giving the deckhands space to wire and tag fish with ease.
Fully air-conditioned with leather lounges and polished teak throughout the Iona II’s luxurious interior allows guests the highest of comfort on live-aboard charters. The large open plan saloon allows guests to relax in comfort whilst still giving a complete view of the much anticipated fishing action in the cockpit. At the end of each day the LG flat screen TV, DVD & CD player are the perfect way to entertain and boast the day’s fishing action footage.
The accommodation consists of a port side master stateroom with double bed, ensuite bathroom with shower & toilet, TV and sound system. The starboard companion way has an upper and lower bunk along with separate toilet & shower. The forward berth consists of 3 convertible single bunks.
Quality hearty meals are prepared in the fully equipped galley with convection microwave and ample freezer & refrigeration space along with ice maker and water maker.
State of the Art Raymarine Sounders & navigational equipment have been specifically installed to gain maximum accuracy in fish finding capabilities.
Queensland & NSW surveyed for 8 passengers plus 2 crew and comfortably sleeps 5 for extended charters.
- Iona II is available for day charters, overnight live-aboard and extended charters for the Cairns Giant Black Marlin Season from September to December.
- Day charters targeting black blue and striped marlin from Port Stephens & Newcastle from December to May.
- Private luxury charters for corporate events, parties or family events.