With the rising cost of buying a new boat, many boaters are leaning towards repowering their outboards. A repower helps your boat feel new at a fraction of the cost. No matter how experienced, most boaters have a lot of questions about repowering. Read more “Pro Tips: Repowering an Outboard Boat”
Our favorite place to spend Labor Day is on the water in Southwest Florida, and we know we aren’t alone! With so many great places to explore and friends and family to entertain, planning the perfect celebration can be overwhelming. Read more “Plan the Perfect Labor Day Weekend on the Water”
The University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences has released a study quantifying the socio-economic impacts of harmful algal blooms (HAB) in Southwest Florida in 2018. Read more “Studying the Economic Impacts of Algae Blooms in SWFL”
Summer months are my favorite months to go fishing as fishing in SW Florida is about as good as it gets in regards to both inshore and offshore adventures. August is a month to target a number of species to complete one’s bucket list. Reef and Pelagic species are abundant in our waters. Read more “CAPTAIN TERRY’S SUMMER FISHING TIPS”
The Florida Keys are strategically located for SW Floridian anglers. This summer my 2nd Mate, our chocolate lab named Moby ‘Dick,’ is accompanying 1st Mate Vicki and I to Marathon for two full weeks of fishing for Dolphin, Yellowtail Snapper and Tuna. We have leased a house on Key Colony (Marathon) from August 14-28. Weather permitting, we have a few clients that have expressed an interest to joining us on an offshore charter or two during that period and we looking forward to accommodating them. We plan on making this a yearly event, so keep us in mind for your charter.
There’s nothing like watching 4th of July fireworks from a boat. From Tampa to Naples, 2021 marks the return of some of our favorite celebrations, so check out our list of boat-friendly fireworks displays happening all down our coast!
Read more “SEE JULY 4 FIREWORKS FROM YOUR BOAT IN SWFL”
Indoor or outdoor. Wet or dry. Dry stack or trailer. If you’re not keeping your boat at home, you’ll face some important decisions about where and how to store your vessel. There are a variety of great boat storage options here in SWFL so what should you look for in a facility? That depends on what matters most to you.
Read more “Pro Tips: Storing Your Boat in SWFL”
In 2019, the Coast Guard counted 4,168 boat accidents that involved 613 deaths, 2,559 injuries and approximately $55,000,000 in property damage as a result of recreational boating accidents. Operator inexperience is one of the primary contributing factors in accidents. No matter where you’re cruising in SWFL, these boating safety reminders will help you avoid drama, danger, and disaster on the water.
Read more “SWFL Boater’s Survival Guide: Safety Tips”