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2019 Bennington 20SLM

2019 Bennington 20SLM w/ the following: —  Yamaha T50 Four Stroke (can upgrade motor if wanted) —  25″ Pontoons —  Salt Water Package —  Marideck Vinyl Flooring —  G series upgraded helm chair —  Yamaha Saltwater Anode Package —  Yamaha SST Fuel Water Separator Bracket —  Privacy Enclosure w/ Frame and Curtin —  Heavy Duty Rub Rail —  Rub Rail …

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2019 Bennington 20SFX Triple Pontoon

2019 Bennington 20SFX Triple Pontoon w/ the following: —  Yamaha F90 Four Stroke (Can upgrade motor if wanted) —  Triple Pontoon Package —  Sealed Lifting Strakes —  Marideck Vinyl Flooring —  Recliner G Series bow fishing seats —  Salt Water Anode Package —  Yamaha Stainless Steel Fuel Water Separator Bracket —  Trolling Motor Gate —  Kicker Speaker Upgrade —  Heavy …

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2019 Bennington 21SFXAPG

2019 Bennington 21SFXAPG w/ the following: —  Yamaha F115 Four Stroke  (Can upgrade to larger motor if wanted) —  S.P.S. Triple Pontoon Package —  Marideck Vinyl Flooring —  Recliner G Series Bow Fishing Seas —  Salt Water anode Package —  Lifting Strakes Sealed (ESP/SPS) —  Yamaha SST Fuel Separator Bracket —  Yamaha Salt Water Anode ESP/SPS package —  Privacy Enclosure …

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2015 Sportsman 207 Masters LOADED!!

2015 Sportsman 207 Masters w/ the following: —  Yamaha F115 Four Stroke w/ warranty until 2021 —  Magic Tilt Aluminum Welded trailer w/ Spare Tire —  24v Ipilot Trolling Motor (NEW) —  Trim Tabs —  Raw Water Wash Down —  T-Top —  Simrad Fish Finder / Depth Sounder / G.P.S. combo, —  3 huge aerated bait wells —  Lockable Rod …

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The History of Gerry’s Marina in New Smyrna Beach

Over 30 years ago, Gerry’s Marina began a journey that would be filled with top-quality boat sales and service, superior marina services, and unparalleled customer service. Established with the intention of educating and helping boaters by providing an ideal atmosphere for purchasing, servicing and/or storing their boats, Gerry’s Marina first opened up shop for pontoon sales at 179 N Causeway …

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What Is Tubing with a Boat and How Can the Whole Family Enjoy It?

Tubing behind a motorboat can be a boatload of fun for the entire family, it can add another level of pleasure to your boating experience, and it is very simple. There is no learning curve for riders; there is no fancy technique required; and (ok, now don’t laugh or shout out any names) there isn’t really any coordination required. Just …

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2014 Hurricane 236FD

2014 Hurricane 236FD w/ the following: —  Yamaha F250 w/ 79hrs —  2013 Tandem Axle Trailer —  Polish SST Prop —  Hydraulic Steering —  Fresh water sink —  Dual Batteries w/ Switch —  Power Bimini Top —  Snap in carpet  **has never been in boat** —  Custom seat covers —  Full Boat Cover —  SST Boarding ladder —  Docking Lights …

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2012 Pioneer 222

2012 Pioneer 222 w/ the following: —  250hp evenrude —  2019 Tandem Axle Aluminum Trailer —  Hydraulic Steering —  Polish SST Prop —  Hard Top —  Out Riggers —  Fresh and Raw Water wash down —  Garmin G.P.S. —  Clarion Stereo —  VHF Radio —  ON Board Charging System —  Live well leaning Post —  Swim Platform —  Fish Box …

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2006 Scout 200 Bay Boat

2006 Scout 200 Bay Boat w/ the following: —  Yamaha F115 Four Stroke (Motor just had 100hr service and is ready to go) —  2018 Magic Tilt Aluminum Welded Trailer w/ torsion axle —  Bimini Top —  Lowrance Depth Sounder —  2 aerated Bait wells —  Swim Platform —  Yamaha digital gauges —  Leaning Post w/ rod holders —  Courtesy …

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Big Daytona Beach Events in 2019

The biggest classic car show in the country, NASCAR’s most prestigious race, one of country music’s best festivals, motorcycle rallies, free concerts, art exhibitions and so much more…Daytona Beach is not just a pretty face! It’s located smack dab in the middle of Florida’s “Fun Coast” region, so put your groove on and get ready to rock some spectacular events …

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New Smyrna Beach Big Events in 2018

New Smyrna Beach has a charming, small-town appeal with a big appetite for incredible events… We ring in the New Year with a spectacular fireworks display. Then, choice chowder chefs line both sides of Flagler Avenue to compete in a culinary cook-off during NSB’s January Chowder Festival. The Annual Festival of the Arts – with fabulous art displays by over …

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2019 Stumpnocker 184

2019 Stumpnocker 184 w/ the following: —  Yamaha F90 Four Stroke —  Aluminum Drive on trailer —  18 Gallon Fuel Tank —  Aluminum Prop —  Navigation Lights —  Automatic and Manual Bilge Pump —  Pre Wired for trolling motor —  Cooler seat w/ reversible backrest —  Console Rod Holders —  Light Blue Hull Color —  Yamaha Control Box —  Yamaha …

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2002 Polar 1788 Flats Boat

2002 Polar 1788 Flats Boat with the following: —  Yamaha 60hp Oil Injected —  Magic Tilt Drive on Trailer —  12v Salt Water Series Trolling Motor —  Garmin 54CV Fish Finder / G.P.S. Color w/ 5″ Screen —  Lowrance Depth Sounder —  Poling Platform —  Huge Aerated Bait well —  Automatic and Manual Bilge Pump —  Navigation Lights —  Built …

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Know Your Boat Before Taking Her Out for a Spin

A boat owner is responsible for the safety of his passengers, as well as others within the waterway, so knowing your way around your boat before you ever leave the dock is imperative. It’s vital to safe boating, fishing and towing. Overloading your boat with too many passengers or too much gear can lead to capsizing or swamping a boat. …

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2019 Stumpnocker 174 Skiff Tiller

2019 Stumpnocker 174 Skiff Tiller w/ the following options: —  Yamaha F25 w/ electric start and fuel injected —  Continental Drive on trailer —  12 Gallon Fuel Tank —  Aerated Bait well —  Navigation Lights —  Switch Panel —  Automatic and Manual Bilge Pump —  Huge Bow and port storage compartments —  4 Cleats —  Aluminum Rub Rail w/ vinyle …

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2019 Stumpnocker 164 Crappie

2019 164 Stumpnocker w/ the following: —  Yamaha F40 Four Stroke —  Continental Drive on trailer —  Aerated bait well —  Nav Lights —  9 Gallon Fuel Tank —  Switch Panel —  2 Fishing Seats —  Rod Holders —  Stick Steering —  Aluminum Prop —  Yamaha Tach This boat can go into 4″ of water!!  Financing available for up to …

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Boat Parades Are Fun for the Entire Family!

Everyone loves a good parade, and New Smyrna Beach and Edgewater are no different. In fact, they love their parades so much that they hold them by land and by sea! Our holiday boat parade – complete with holiday music piped over the waterways, bright colored lights and festive decorations in celebration of the season – is a time honored …

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Get to Know Florida Boating Requirements

The rules of the water are put into place and enforced to ensure our safety and fun on the water. They are easy to follow because they are mostly common sense and just plain old decent behavior. Here are the boating regulations you need to follow in Florida: It can be dangerous on the water when accidents happen or people …

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Where to Store Your Boat in the Winter

The wonderful thing about Florida is that our weather is typically temperate year-round, enabling residents and visitors to boat all year long if they wish to do so. However, if you stay here a while, they say your blood can begin to thin, and temperatures that you once thought to be mild, now may seem a bit chillier to you. …

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Where to Obtain a Fishing License in Florida…and When They Are Required

In Florida, there are a number of types of permits from which to choose – each with different purposes, lengths and costs. The type of license for which you apply will also depend on whether you are a Florida resident or not. If you live in Florida, you will be required to produce proof of residency, such as a driver’s …

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ON ORDER!! SPORTSMAN 214 MASTERS

Master 214 Tournament w/ the following: —  Yamaha VF150 —  Tandem Axle Aluminum Trailer —  Marine Bluetooth stereo w/ 4 speakers —  Raw Water Wash Down —  Black Hull Color w/ White Bottom —  Black Powder Coating —  Trim Tabs —  3 aerated bait wells —  Full Electronics —  Leaning Post w/ bolsters —  L.E.D; courtesy lights —  L.E.D. bait …

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2019 Bennington 22SSRCXP

2019 Bennington 22SSRCXP w/ the following: —  Yamaha F115 Four Stroke (can upgrade motor) —  Seagrass full vinyl flooring —  Rectangular Table Exchange —  Extended Aft Deck —  S.P.S. triple Pontoon Package —  Salt Water Anode Package —  Kicker Speaker Upgrade —  Changing Room —  Simrad G05 —  Yamaha Anode Package —  Sealed Lifting Strakes —  Full Boat Cover —  …

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** ON ORDER ** 2019 Sportsman 207 Masters

2019 Sportsman 207 Masters w/ the following: —  Yamaha F150 Four Stroke —  Bluetooth stereo w/ 4 speakers —  Raw Water Wash Down —  Deluxe T-Top w/ L.E.D. lighting and electronics box —  Magic Tilt Aluminum Drive on trailer —  Hydraulic Steering —  Dual Batteries / switch —  3 aerated bait wells —  Courtesy Lights —  Polish SST Prop —  …

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2019 Bennington 21SFXAPG

2019 Bennington 21SFX w/ the following: —  Yamaha F115 Four Stroke (can upgrade to the F150) —  Marideck Vinyl Flooring —  Upgraded bow G series fishing seats —  S.P.S. triple pontoon performance Package —  Salt Water Anode Package —  Sealed Lifting Strakes —  Yamaha Anode Package —  Kicker Speaker Upgrade —  Trolling Motor gate —  Heavy Duty Rub Rail —  …

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Why Checking Weather Reports before Boating Can Save Your Life

Florida…the sunshine state…can be simply bursting with sunny skies and fair weather, but – as any Floridian can tell you – our weather can also be volatile, with lighting, thunder, raging seas, winds that can change direction in a New York minute and wave swells that can cover the bow of a boat. The skies can turn black, and wind …

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Things You Can Do When You Own a Boat

Watch the bait fish swirl on the ocean’s glistening surface. Toss in a line, and lounge around in the sun with a beer until you feel that tell-tale tug. Take a leisurely ride down the Intracoastal as the sun sets upon the water. Sound good? Sounds like you own a boat. Boat ownership opens up a whole new world. There …

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“Holey” Fiberglass Patch, Batman!

Holes in any boat may look bad, but unless there is structural damage, fiberglass is pretty easy to patch. You can get a fiberglass repair kit at any marine store and gel coat to match your boat from your boat’s manufacturer. Let’s get to it. First, you grind the edges of the hole so that the fiberglass around it is …

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Why You Should Carry Life Preservers on Your Boat

In the most recent year with complete data (2014), the U.S. Coast Guard reported 4062 recreational boating accidents, in which 560 died and 2620 were injured. Of the 560 deaths, 77% drowned, and 84% of those who drowned were not wearing a life vest. Since the major cause of drowning is failing to wear a life jacket, it just makes …

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**DEPOSIT TAKEN** 2019 Bennington 23RSB

2019 Bennington 23RSB w/ the following: —  Yamaha F300XCA Four Stroke —  Bimini Top —  Sea Grass Flooring —  Pillowtop Diamond Stitched Upholstery Upgrade —  Elliptical Sport Package ESP —  Salt Water Anode Package —  Sealed lifting Strakes ESP —  Yamaha SST Fuel Water sep bracket —  Dual Batteries w/ switch —  Elevated Helm Console CHaise -R/A —  Fresh Water …

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Why Florida is the Perfect Place for Scuba Diving

Florida is a beautiful state, full of lush flora and an eclectic mix of fauna. The remarkable gifts of nature you find topside are comparable to the treasures you find beneath the surface of the Florida sea. With endless miles of shoreline, Florida is the perfect place for scuba diving. And don’t forget that the 120 miles of Florida Keys …

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What to Do for Motion Sickness on a Boat

I’ve always loved to boat and fish, and never had a problem with seasickness, until…a fateful trip in search of big eye off the coast of North Carolina. The Carolina coast is known for big seas, but did I worry? No way! I should have. In preparation of our journey, we shared a huge box of Krispy Kremes. Once properly …

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Boat Responsibly

The definition of responsibly is “in a sensible or trustworthy manner.” We all try to live responsibly by acting responsibly toward others, driving responsibly, raising our children responsibly. If we drink, we try to drink responsibly. Behaving in a responsible manner is also very important when it comes to boating…for a variety of good reasons. Boating responsibly includes following the …

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Why Drinking While Driving a Boat Is a Bad Idea

If you are drinking and driving, even the tiniest amounts of alcohol can contribute to an accident, so even if your blood alcohol level isn’t off the charts, you can suffer from: Impaired judgement and coordination – which are crucial to safe driving Reduced perception/compromised assessment of situations and hazards Slowed reaction time – up to 25% Inability to multi-task …

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What Do You Do if You Fall off Your Boat?

We are all familiar with the old flip flop soft shoe routine across a slippery, wet boat deck. Fishing boat decks can get greasy from bait and, if we are lucky, fish slime. Even recreational boats that are not used for fishing can quickly get wet and slippery. It’s easy to lose your footing in these conditions. It’s also easy …

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What Is a Stumpknocker Boat?

Ever hear that famous saying about life that says, “If something can go wrong, it will”? Well, that saying pretty much applies to everything about fishing too. If you don’t replace that line regularly, you WILL get a nice hit by a huge fish, and your line will most definitely break. If you don’t fill up your tank, you may …

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ON ORDER Sportsman 227 Masters

Sportsman 227 Masters w/ the following: —  Yamaha F200 Four Stroke —  Magic Tilt Tandem axle aluminum welded trailer —  Platinum Package —  9″ Garmin, G.P.S. with chart plotters —  Bow backrest w/ bottom cushion —  3 aerated bait wells —  Lockable Rod boxes —  Pre wired for trolling motor —  Leaning post w/ bolsters — Step Down head area …

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Purchasing a New Boat vs. a Pre-owned Boat

In the market for a boat, but not sure whether you should buy new or used? There are great arguments for each, and Gerry’s Marina can help you make the right decision for you. Gerry’s Marina, meeting Central Florida’s boating needs for over 23 years, is THE place to go for an enormous selection of new and preowned boats to …

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What Fish You Can Expect to Catch in Florida Waters

With deep water just off the coast and hundreds of miles of river that is home to a thriving ecosystem, Florida is a fisherman’s dream come true. Florida’s Intracoastal Waterway encompasses some of the state’s most productive waterways. Abundant with mangroves and weed lines, it attracts bait species such as menhaden, shrimp and crabs…and great fishing opportunities for jack crevalle, …

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Sport Fishing in New Smyrna Beach

Ever taste fresh Mahi that was cooked on a cedar plank? You don’t even have to do much to it to make it a mouthwatering morsel. Maybe you like to catch fish more than you like to eat them. Either way, if you are in New Smyrna Beach, you are in luck. Sport fishing is one of the favorite pastimes …

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* IN STOCK* 2019 Sportsman 232 Open

Sportsman 232 Open w/ the following: —  Yamaha VF250 Four Stroke —  Tandem Axle Aluminum Trailer w/ Aluminum Mag Wheels —   Garmin 9″ G.P.S. with thru hull transducer —  VHF Radio —  Platinum Package includes:  Powder Coating, Fresh and raw water wash down, Under water lights, Fiberglass hard top w/ L.E.D. lighting and Misters, Spray Shield, Porta Potti —  …

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**ON ORDER ** Sportsman 207 Masters

2019 Sportsman 207 Masters w/ the following: —  Yamaha F150 Four Stroke (Can upgrade to F150, we keep them in stock) —  Magic Tilt Aluminum Welded Trailer —  Sea Mist Hull Color with white bottom —  Marine Bluetooth Stereo w/ 4 speakers —  Helm Pad —  Raw Water Wash Down —  Deluxe T-Top —  9″ Simrad Fish Finder / G.P.S. …

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** ON ORDER**Sportsman 247 Masters

Sportsman 247 Masters w/ the following: —  Yamaha VF250 Four Stroke —  Magic Tilt Tandem Axle Aluminum Welded trailer w/ brakes —  Platinum Package —  VHF Radio —  Extra Gunnel Rod Holders —  Steal Blue Hull Color —  12″ Simrad G.P.S. with Depth —  Hard Top w/ Misters, Spray Shield, —  Blue Tooth Stereo system w/ 8 speakers —  Pre …

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Florida Corals and How to Protect Them

Think of coral reefs as the rain forests of the sea. They support an extensive biodiversity of fish, invertebrates and sea mammals – an estimated 25% of all marine life! Home to over 1 million diverse aquatic species, coral reefs produce food and billions of dollars in tourism. They hold potential treatments for many of our worst diseases; and they …

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What You Will See While Snorkeling in Florida

Sparkling, crystal clear water, picturesque bottom structure reminiscent of the finest roman architecture and thousands of species of sea creatures make Florida one of the absolute best choices for snorkeling. Florida’s waters are simply teaming with marine life. It’s a virtual symphony of color and movement. If you are wondering what you will see while snorkeling in Florida…let’s put it …