** IN STOCK ** 2021 Sportsman 252 Open

2021 Sportsman 252 Open w/ the following: —  Twin Yamaha F150XCA’s —  White Powder Coating —  On Board Battery Charger 3 bank —  Pre Wired For Trolling Motor —  Windless w/ 300 —  Leaning Post Bait well —  Rear Bait well —  Trim Tabs —  Spotlink Electronics —  12″ touch screen Garmin —  JL Audio Stereo w/ JL Speakers —  …

Pontoon Boats: The Family Boat

In these crazy times, we’re all looking for something to wash away the boredom and keep our family entertained. Well, here’s a great idea! Rent or purchase a pontoon boat from Gerry’s Marina. Pontoon boats are the perfect family boat! Pontoons are extraordinary boats for so many reasons. They hold 10-15 people, so they are excellent for family excursions. It …

**SALE PENDING** 2016 Nautic Star 2110 Sport

2016 Nautic Star 2110 Sport w/ the following: —  Yamaha F150 Four Stroke w/ 80hrs —  Tandem Axle Aluminum Trailer —  Sea Star Jack Plate —  24v Ipilot Trolling Motor w/ quick release and on board battery charger —  10′ Power Blade —  Garmin Fish Finder / Depth Sounder / G.P.S. in color —  Fushion Stereo System —  Custom T-Top …

Sailboat vs. Powerboat

What you experience on a sailboat and a powerboat is pretty much two totally different things. Basically, it all comes down to how you prefer to spend your time on the water… If we’re talking speed, you should know that most sails tap out at seven knots. Calm waters can allow for much higher speeds on a powerboat. The powerboat …

What Makes a Yacht?

Ever wonder what is it about a boat that makes it a yacht and when that yacht becomes a ship? It may sound like a strange question, but in actuality it is a very good one; and here’s your answer… It all began way back with the Dutch word, jaght, which means hunter. In other terms, back in the day, …

What Permits and Licenses Are Required for Boating and Fishing in Florida?

Here’s how it works for boaters…A boating license is not required in Florida, but boater education is mandatory for all Florida residents born after January 1, 1988 who operate a powered watercraft of ten horsepower or greater. Once you obtain your recreational credentials, you will be issued a Florida Boating Safety ID. You must be at least 14 years of …

** IN STOCK ** 2021 Bennington 20SSBXP

2021 Bennington 20SSBXP w/ the following: —  Yamaha F90 Four Stroke —  SPS Performance Package —  Extended Aft Deck —  Horizontal Diamond Pressed 80% Cutout —  Seagrass Vinyl Flooring —  Dual Batteries w/ switch —  Yamaha Saltwater Anode ESP/SPS Package —  Heavy Duty Rub rail w/ rub rail protectors —  Privacy Option —  Shark Hide Pontoon protectant —  Curved Rear …

** IN STOCK ** 2021 20SSR

2021 Bennington 20ssr w/ the following: —  Yamaha F90 Four Stroke (Can upgrade motor size if interested) —  SPS Triple Pontoon Performance Package —  Dual Batteries w/ Switch —  Yamaha Command Link Gauges w/ fuel management —  Kicker Speaker Upgrade —  Yamaha Saltwater anode ESP/SPS Package —  Heavy Duty Rub rail —  Shark Hide Pontoon protectant —  Full Boat Cover …

**IN STOCK** 2021 Bennington 21LSB

2021 Bennington 21LSB w/ the following: —  Yamaha F115 Four Stroke (Can upgrade motor size if wanted) —  S.P.S. Triple Pontoon Package w/ Under Deck Wave shield —  Extended Aft Deck w/ curved Boarding Ladder —  Bimini Top Curved Double 15′ —  Swingback plus w/ backrest folding down flat —  Seagrass Vinyl Flooring —  Yamaha Command Link Gauges four fuel …

**IN STOCK** 2021 Sportsman 212 Open

2021 Sportsman 212 Open w/ the following: —  Yamaha F200 —  Tandem Axle Aluminum Trailer —  Platinum Package:  FIBERGLASS HARD-TOP W/ L.E.D. LIGHTING, MATCHING HARD-TOP UNDERSIDE COLOR, POWDER COATING, FRESHWATER WASHDOWN W/ 15 TANK, UNDER WATER LIGHTS, COMPASSS, PORTA POTTI, TRIM TABS, AND HELM PAD —  Garmin VHF Radio —  Garmin 942XS Touch Screen w/ NEMA Connections to engine —  …

**3 ON ORDER** 2021 Sportsman 232 Open

UST IN!!!!!  2021 Sportsman 232 Open with the following options: —  Yamaha VF250 Four Stroke —  Tandem Axle Aluminum Welded Trailer —  Platinum Package: FIBERGLASS HARD TOP W/ L.E.D. LIGHTING, POWDER COATING, FRESH WATER WASH DOWN, RAW WATER WASH DOWN, HELM PAD, PORTA POTTI —  Garmin VHF Radio —  Trolling Motor Plug, Harness and Adapter —  Trim Tabs —  Under …

Flush Muff? Flush Muff!

Saltwater and brackish water can affect your boat’s engine like kryptonite can render Superman powerless. If not battled as Superman fights his foes (Actually, it’s not really that hard.), you could have a whole lot of hurt on your hands.  If left unchecked and poorly maintained, your engine may suffer from build-up, causing cooling blockages leading to overheating. Seriously, salt …

** IN STOCK ** 2021 SPORTSMAN 227 MASTERS

2021 Sportsman 227 Masters w/ the following: —  Yamaha F200XB w/ 0.9hrs on engine & warranty until 10/17/2026! —  Tandem Axle Aluminum Welded Trailer w/ torsions axle and 4 wheel disc brakes —  Platinum Package:  HARD TOP, POWER COATING, TRIM TABS, FRESH WATER WASH DOWN, RAW WATER WASH DOWN, UNDER WATER LIGHTS, JL AUDIO STEREO W/ 4 SPEAKERS, HELM PAD, …

First Time Boat Owners

If it is your first time as a boat owner, this is a very exciting time for you. Here are some tips that can help keep you safe, eliminate hassles and up your fun factor… Before you even make your purchase, you need to check your maximum tow rating because you don’t want to buy a boat just to find …

Wash Your Boat! The Effects of Saltwater

Salt is abrasive and harsh and, like a cancer, saltwater can wreak havoc on a boat’s hull, engine and all of its mechanical components. Salt will stick to metal surfaces promoting rust and corrosion, dull the shine on your fiberglass or wooden boat and even eat into paint to make easy work out of depreciating your boat. Any seaman worth …

Hard Top vs. Soft Top

Both are good options, but there are several differences in a hard top and a soft top on a boat. Some are true benefits or detriments and some are solely dependent upon your personal preference. Let’s take a look… First, it is important to note that a hard top is hard to top when you boat year-round in an environment …

ON ORDER! 2021 Sportsman 227 Masters

2021 Sportsman 227 Masters w/ the following: —  Yamaha F200 —  Tandem Axle Aluminum Trailer w/ Torsion axle, and 4 wheel disc brakes —  Platinum Package:  FIBERGLASS HARD TOP W/ L.E.D. LIGHTING, FRESH WATER WASH DOWN, RAW WATER WASH DOWN, UNDER WATER LIGHTS, JL AUDIO MM50 STEREO W/ 6 SPEAKERS, COMPASS, TRIM TABS, HELM PAD, UNDER GUNWALE REEL PADS —  …

IN STOCK! 2021 SPORTSMAN 247 MASTERS

2021 Sportsman 247 Masters with the following: —  Yamaha F300 Four Stroke —  Tandem axle Aluminum Drive on trailer w/ brakes, torsion axles, welded aluminum uprights, aluminum wheels —  Sea Star Jack Plate —  Removeable bow backrest w/ bottom cushions —  White Powder Coating —  Island Blue Hull Color —  Recessed Trim Tabs —  3 aerated bait wells —  Pre …

Boat Safety Equipment Checklist

There are a number of things you need to keep on board your boat and inspect regularly to ensure the safety of your passengers. The U.S. Coast Guard requires the following: You will need a wearable, personal flotation device for each person on board, including anyone you are towing while waterskiing or tubing, etc.; and children under 12 are required …

Take Your Friends or Family Out on the Water with Our Boat Rentals

Why buy a boat when you can enjoy one for pennies on the dollar, hassle-free when you rent it at Gerry’s Marina? It’s a lot like, “Why buy the cow when the milk is free?” Maybe not exactly… The true takeaway here is that when you rent a boat from a reputable marina like Gerry’s in New Smyrna Beach, you …

** IN STOCK ** 2021 Sportsman 214 SBX

2021 Sportsman 214SBX Tournament w/ the following: —  Yamaha F150 Four Stroke —  Tandem Axle Aluminum Trailer w/ torsion axles and Aluminum Wheels —  JL Audio MM50 Stereo w/ 4 x M3-650 Speakers —  Trim Tabs —  Raw Water Wash Down —  Helm Pad —  Aerated Bait well w/ pro air system —  Shark Gray Hull Color —  Hydraulic Steering …

** IN STOCK **2021 BENNINGTON 20SSX

2021 Bennington 20SSX w/ the following: —  Yamaha F90 Four Stroke (Can upgrade motor size if wanted) —  Kicker Speaker Upgrade —  Seagrass Vinyl Flooring —  Changing Room —  Triple Pontoon Package —  S.P.S. Saltwater anode Package —  Heavy Duty Rub rail —  Rub Rail Protectors —  10′ Bimini Top —  Rear Boarding Ladder —  Dual Batteries w/ Switch —  …

** IN STOCK** 2021 SPORTSMAN 207 MASTERS

2021 Sportsman 207 Masters w/ the following: —  Yamaha F150 Four Stroke —  Tandem Axle Aluminum Trailer w/ torsion axles and aluminum wheels —  Sport Package:  FRESH WATER WASH DOWN, RAW WATER WASH DOWN, COMPASS, UNDER WATER LIGHTS, JL AUDIO STEREO SYSTEM —  Island Blue Hull Color —  Trim Tabs —  Hydraulic Steering —  3 Aerated Bait wells —  Lock …

** IN STOCK ** 2021 SPORTSMAN 267OE

2021 Sportsman 267OE w/ the following: —  Yamaha XF425NSA2 —  Tandem axle aluminum welded trailer w/ torsion axle, brakes, and Spare tire —  JL Audio Ultra-Premium M6 Upgrade —  Second Garmin GPSmap 1242xsv Touch Screen —  Full Factory Mooring Cover —  Porcelain Head w/ OB Discharge —  Leaning Post w/ Yeti Cooler —  White Powder Coating —  21 Gallon Rear …

2021 Bennington 22LSAPG

2021 Bennington 22LSAPG w/ the following: —  Yamaha F115 Four Stroke (Can upgrade motor size if wanted) —  Double Bimini Top —  S.P.S. Triple Pontoon Package —  Hydraulic Steering —  Salt Water S.P.S. package —  Dual Batteries w/ Switch —  Yamaha Digital Command Link Gauges —  Heavy Duty Rub Rail w/ protectors —  Changing Room —  Seagrass Vinyl Flooring —  …

River vs. Ocean Boating

Boating can offer worlds of fun, but there’s a question you need to ask yourself…”Do I want to boat in the ocean or on the river?” Both certainly have their own sets of perks! Take ocean boating, for example, a glorious setting where there are no lines except fishing lines and weed lines. It’s the “big” water…a place where you …

What Boat Is Good for You?

No matter who you are, if you live in Florida along the water, it’s very likely that you like to boat or fish. Most of us do, but what particular boat is right for you? Are you that guy who wakes up with tiny elbows or feet in his ribs…that guy who lives for the day that his four-year-old actually …

You Can Practice Safe Social Distancing While Boating

When you are waterskiing, is there anyone within six feet of you? Nope.  As you glide over wake upon wake in an inner-tube until your face splits into a Cheshire cat-like grin, is there anyone within six feet of you? Nope. When you crank up the engines and get up on a plane, is anyone within six feet of you? …

Many Turn to Boating for Their Preferred Activity During Covid

This Covid crisis has turned our lives upside down, but one thing you can count on is that it can’t touch the hours and days of fun we can have while boating. Boating is one activity – often the most preferred one during this debacle – that we can still enjoy in a variety of ways. Been housebound too long? …

We Offer Boat Storage

  For your boat, first and foremost, you want to store it in a marina that is reputable. Nothing less will do. Gerry’s Marina was voted Central Florida’s Best Boat Dealer by Daytona Beach News Journal readers. As a family owned business, Gerry’s Marina’s reputation is paramount to us. Our business thrives because we continually strive to provide exceptional, friendly …

Boating without the Commitment

Maybe you don’t have the scratch right now to buy the boat you want or maybe you just don’t want the hassle. Let’s face it, boats are great fun, but just their normal upkeep alone can be a great deal of work. Buying a boat is a big commitment. Ever hear someone say that the best boat is your friend’s …

The Perfect Recipe for Summertime Fun!

Boating can be different things to different people. It can be a refuge from day-to-day drudgery and stressors; it can be the best way to reach your favorite fishing hole or spend quality time with your family; and boating can be the perfect catalyst for summertime fun! So, here it is…that recipe you’ve been looking for…the one that stirs up …

Boats Are Perfect for Social Distancing

Having trouble finding fun things to do while social distancing? Try it on your boat! Social distancing is a whole lot better if you’re doing it on a boat. So here’s the deal. Take your family out just like you’ve always done. You’re stuck with (I mean, you’re lucky to be with) each other anyway. Why not crank the fun …

** SALE PENDING ** 2021 BENNINGTON 21LL

2021 Bennington 21SLXP w/ the following: —  Blackout Luke Package —  Double Bimini Top —  Hydraulic Steering —  Extended Aft Deck w/ curved boarding ladder —  S.P.S. Triple Pontoon Package —  SPS Saltwater Anode Package —  SST Docking lights —  Yamaha Digital Command Link Gauges —  Starboard Bench live well (cooler) —  Dual Batteries w/ switch —  Seagrass Vinyl Flooring …

Why Fresh Fish Caught Right off the Boat Is a Satisfying Dish

There is nothing fresher than serving up fish caught the same day right off your boat, and nothing more satisfying than harvesting your own delicious dinner. Now let’s talk about specifics! Mahi has become spectacularly famous worldwide as a popular sportfish as well as a very tasty treat. Mahi are aggressive eaters that jump and shine bright with blue and …

Learn How You Can Get Involved to Protect Wildlife

If you haven’t already, you’ll find that New Smyrna Beach residents take our wildlife conservation and protecting our coastal oasis very seriously. For nature enthusiasts who also value the protection and security of our local eco-systems, there are a host of New Smyrna Beach parks and preserves that act as refuge centers where animals are rehabilitated, offer educational programs and …

Make a Spectacular Dish with Our Local Red Snapper

One of the things we can be grateful for in Florida is the delicious fresh fish at our fingertips. So, fish it up and then dish it up…and do it well! You would be doing all of the Floridians out there a disservice if your fish recipes were subpar – or is that sub-gar? Just kidding! But seriously folks, if …

We Also Offer Boat Storage in New Smyrna Beach

There are a few things to keep in mind when you are shopping for boat storage:  Convenience – You want to make certain that the place you store your boat is convenient to you, so that you can winterize and work on it at will or hop on and take off whenever you please…all without a long or inconvenient drive. …