The holiday season is upon us, and if you have a boating enthusiast in your life, you’re in luck! This year, surprise them with a thoughtful and maritime-inspired Christmas gift that will add a splash of joy to their boating adventures. Read more “Navigating the Holidays: Unique Christmas Gift Ideas for Boating Enthusiasts”
Firstly, I want to thank all of our ‘Military Veterans’ and active personnel for their bravery, support and service for protecting the United States of America and our allies. It takes courage to join the any military branch that may require one to put their ‘life on the line’ at a moment’s notice and be transferred to domestic or foreign ports, leaving their families and friends behind, not knowing if they will return. Read more “VETERAN’S DAY AND FT. MYERS BOAT SHOW FISHING REPORT”
FORT MYERS,FL — As we approach the one-year anniversary of the devastation brought to southwest Florida by Hurricane Ian, the Marine Industries Association of Southwest Florida and Tampa Bay (MIA) and the Old Salt Fishing Foundation has wound down its Boaters Helping Boaters Fund. The fund was established to provide relief to those who make a living on the waterfront directly impacted by the storm. Read more “HURRICANE IAN MARINE INDUSTRY RELIEF FUND DISTRIBUTES $69,500 “
As the winds of change swept through Southwest Florida with Hurricane Ian, the boating community experienced significant impacts. However, amidst the challenges, a remarkable transformation has occurred. Read more “Welcome Back to the Water: Local Perspectives on Southwest Florida’s Boating Resurgence”
As we head into summer, boating season in Southwest Florida is in full swing and many of us are excited to hit the water. However, it’s important to keep in mind certain concerns and take necessary safety measures before embarking on your boating adventure. Read more “Get Set for Summer on the Water!”
Boating is a great way to enjoy our Southwest Florida waters. Whether you enjoy fishing, water skiing, or cruising, getting out on a boat can be a fun and relaxing experience. However, with the increasing popularity of boating, boat ramps are getting busier Read more “Prepare for Launch”
New Year’s Eve is fast approaching, and a fantastic place to spend with family and friends viewing one of our area’s many fireworks displays can be from the deck of your boat. Read more “Tips for a Safe New Year’s Eve on the Water”
Aside from the sharp pain in your wallet, many other factors should be considered before pulling your boat up to the pump. It’s essential to be aware of some challenges and hazards of fueling up, especially in larger vessels with bigger tanks. Additionally, you can take steps to increase your fuel efficiency and even avoid engine troubles down the road.