Posts tagged “boats”

Boat log for new captains

Boat logging for new captains. The most efficient boat log

Boat logging is a must! Did you buy your first boat recently? The pleasure of boating comes with the not so pleasurable chore of logging. We know it´s not the best part of owning a boat, but responsible boat logging is the difference between an amateur boat owner and a great captain. Learn the 101 of keeping a boat log. Boat log. What is it? Also known as a ship´s log, logbook or simply log, this important document is a detailed [...]

Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show 2016

Take your boating up a notch at the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show 2016

Captains from all around the world and boat lovers in Florida are flocking to Fort Lauderdale this November to assist to the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show 2016. International, that means $4 billion worth of the world's most stunning yachts and boats on display in one city. High performance boats Will you find the high-performance boat you fancy? Don't miss the opportunity to see the luxurious yachts you've been pining for. Major Boating event of 2016 Is it time to switch up your boat [...]

Hurricane Matthew Alert. How to keep your boat safe during a Hurricane

Hurricane Matthew is about to hit the coast of Florida. Your safety and the integrity of your family and home should be your priority if you live on the East Coast. Make sure you take all precautions necessary to keep the ones you love safe and then take time to secure your boat, Captain. Keep it safe: Your boat is more than just a valuable possession, it’s your lifestyle! Ensure it survives the storm in one piece with fundamental tips [...]

South Florida's Boating Lifestyle

Jump on Board! Why South Florida Votes for Boating as the Best Family Activity

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 and Fishing Week

Boating & Fishing Week Celebration

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.

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September Boat Shows

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 [...]

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So You Want to Buy a Boat Cover…

Regardless of where you’ll be storing your vessel during off season, you’ll want to get yourself a quality boat cover to protect it from the weather, debris, and dust. In addition, it makes it harder for anyone trying to access the boat that shouldn’t be there. Sounds pretty simple, right? Well, that’s what most think until they realize they have a lot of options. So, before you head out to make that purchase, here are some things you’ll want to [...]

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How to Launch any boat correctly

Though an extremely fun sport and hobby, boating requires a great deal of preparation and safety. The more you know the better each experience will be. There is a correct way to launch any boat, here are some things to consider when launching: 1. Prepare the boat: It’s important and widely advised to prepare the boat as much as possible while it is on the trailer. What are some of the things we mean? Have the following things on a [...]

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The Importance of the Logbook

Logbooks have been around since the beginning of time. Originally used for navigation by sailors, years proved that they were an essential part of the boating experience. Nowadays, boat owners and their crews are quite clear on the importance of observation and note taking when out on the water. Though many stick to blank books to fill in their information, it’s quite usual to guide yourself with an app or book that has specific sections to fill out. Simply [...]

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Lobster Mini Season 2015

One of the most highly anticipated seasons of the year for boaters and divers kicks off on July 29th-July 30th this year. Beginning at 12:01 am on Wednesday and ending at 12:00 midnight on Thursday, the coastal areas of Florida will become flooded with lobster hunting enthusiasts trying to get their hands on the elusive Florida Spiny Lobster. These highly sought after lobster are rich and sweet in taste, with a soft texture. This offers the opportunity for recreational [...]

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