Most people think South Florida is just Miami and the beaches: the party city, the tourism hot spot. But it’s also a great place to raise a family. Visiting South Florida's boating scene is one of the resident's favorite activities. But people aren’t always hopping on board to go fishing, sometimes they just want to enjoy the wind in their hair and the sun on their faces. Often, Floridian parents choose to try out boating because they are looking for a tranquil place [...]
Boating season is here, mates! After long months of boat maintenance and repairing, summer is finally here. Wait no time to take your boat out to sea and enjoy all the activities you love. Whether it is skiing, snorkeling, fishing or just going out for a refreshing swim with family and friends, your boat is a sanctuary, a stress-relieving oasis.
Did you miss the last boat shows? Or better yet, did you recently attend one and decide you’re ready for another? We’ve got good news. There’s enough time to scope out events near your area for September, a solid month for boating shows and festivals. Florida Marine Flea Market and Seafood Festival When: September 12-13, 2015 Where: West Palm Beach, FL Admission Fee: Adults $10. Children under 12 are free. Event Type: Boat Show, Festival, Fishing Show South Florida Fall Boat Show When: September [...]
Catch and release is intended an as act of conservation. A practice of recreational fishing, caught fish are unhooked and returned to the water. However good the intention though, a mishandled fish can easily die of exhaustion or injury. A great deal of time has been spent on the refinement of techniques, awareness, and instruments that will allow fish to survive this recreational sport. This work also led to the creation of the UN FAO Technical Guideline for Recreational [...]
Everyone knows what a boat is, but after you’ve established that you’re going to head out on the water, the simple term “boat” might not do justice or really give you much insight into the experience that’s ahead of you. We’re here to brief you on the basics! Someone has to! It’s important to know these kinds of things in case you ever find yourself wanting to prepare for an activity and not sure what kind of boat you’re been [...]
So you’ve been invited on a boat, or someone near and dear just bought one. The cooler is ready for its first adventure. Right? One of the most exciting things about boating is the culture behind it. Even as technology evolves, the boating lifestyle maintains a traditional flare to it, and let’s face it--we all want to join in. Take a look at some of the words you might hear on any one of your upcoming boating adventures. Even if [...]
So you’ve gone ahead and confirmed the brand, model--even the colors. You’re all set with your vessel, which brings us to one of the most enjoyable and stressful parts of owning a boat--naming it! You’re bound to get a lot of suggestions from family and friends, so the time comes to pick a name, here are some things you’ll want to consider: Women: The Greeks and Romans named their boats after their gods. However, eventually it took on, for centuries, that [...]
Getting out on the water with the family can be fun, but as most things go making sure that the experience is a safe one for the little guys is definitely one of the most important things to check off before a family adventure out on the water. Lifejackets: Any and all children present should know how to properly wear a lifejacket. You can play around with it before you head out of the dock. Make it fun and get [...]