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2005 Starcraft Deck Boat

2005 StarCraft Deck boat w/ the following: —  90hp Four Stroke Mercury (just had 100hr service) —  Aluminum Drive on trailer w/ break away tongue (will fit in garage) —  Bimini Top —  Full Boat Cover —  Built in fuel tank —  Volt Meter —  Tach —  Tilt Steering —  Automatic and Manual Bilge Pump —  Ski Locker This boat …

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2015 Robalo R222

2015 Robalo R222 w/ the following: —  YAMAHA F200XB W/ 110HRS ON ENGINE —  POLISH SST PROP —  HYDRAULIC STEERING —  T-TOP —  GARMIN 7″ TOUCH SCREEN G.P.S. W/ DEPTH —  YAMAHA COMMAND LINK GAUGES —  GARMIN VHF RADIO —  CLARION STEREO W/ 4 SPEAKERS —  FLIP DOWN REAR JUMP SEAT **HUGE** —  BOW CUSHION SET —  DUAL BATTERIES W/ …

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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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2016 Hurricane 187GS

2016 Hurricane 187 GS w/ the following: —  Yamaha F115 w/ warranty until 6/6/2019 —  Bimini Top —  Full Boat Cover —  Am/FM Stereo —  Dual Batteries w/ Switch —  Wrap Around Windshield —  Self Bailing Deck —  Full Gauge Package —  Tilt Steering —  Automatic and Manual Bilge Pump —  Ski Locker —  Anchor Locker —  Fresh water wash …

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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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2008 Hurricane 2400SD

2008 Hurricane 2400SD w/ the following: —  Yamaha F250TXR (motor has only 225hrs) —  Hydraulic Steering —  SST Prop —  SST Bimini Top —  SKi TOw Bar —  Bow and stern boarding ladders —  Step Down head area —  Am/Fm cd player w/ 4 speakers —  Fresh water shower —  Bow Fish Seat —  Under Seat Storage —  Dual captain …

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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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2018 Bennington 22SSRCXP

2018 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 —  Puffin Seat Covers —  …

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2018 Bennington 20SSRXP

2018 Bennington 20SSRXP w/ the following: —  Yamaha T50 Four Stroke (can upgrade to F90) —  Salt Water Anode Package —  25″ Pontoon upgrade —  Seagrass Vinyl Flooring —  Heavy Duty Rub Rail —  Rub Rail protectors —  Sharkhide 2 tubes —  Full Boat Cover —  10′ Bimini Top —  Am/FM Bluetooth stereo —  Full Gauge Package —  Table —  …

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2018 Sportsman 207 Masters

2018 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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2018 Bennington 21SFXAPG

2018 Bennington 21SFX w/ the following: —  Yamaha F115 Four Stroke (can upgrade to the F150) —  Seagrass 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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*SOLD* 2018 Bennington 23RSB

2018 Bennington 23RSB w/ the following: —  Yamaha F250 Four Stroke —  Tandem Axle Aluminum Trailer w/ brakes —  Bimini Top Electric Curved w/ L.E.D. lighting —  Sea Grass Flooring —  Bow Gate Seat —  Pillowtop Diamond Stitched Upholstery Upgrade —  Elliptical Sport Package ESP —  Salt Water Anode Package —  Sealed lifting Strakes ESP —  Yamaha SST Fuel 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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2018 Benngington 20SSRXP

2018 Bennington 20SSRXP with the following: —  Yamaha T50 Four Stroke (Can upgrade motor if wanted) —  25″ Pontoon upgrade —  Salt Water Anode Package —  Yamaha Saltwater Anode Package —  Yamaha Stainless Steel Fuel Separator —  Sea Grass Slate Vinyl Flooring —  Horizontal Diamond Pressed 80% Cut-out (SXP) —  Heavy Duty Rub Rail —  Rub Rail Protectors —  Shark …

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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 F150 Four Stroke —  Magic Tilt Tandem axle aluminum welded trailer —  Sport Package —  Deluxe T-Top —  Powder Coating —  2 x 9″ Simrad fish finder, G.P.S. with chart plotters —  3 aerated bait wells —  Lockable Rod boxes —  Pre wired for trolling motor —  Leaning post w/ bolsters — …

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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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* ON ORDER * Sportsman 232 Open

Sportsman 232 Open w/ the following: —  Yamaha F250 Four Stroke —  Magic Tilt Tandem axle aluminum welded w/ mag wheels —  Simrad 12″ 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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2018 Sportsman 207 Masters

2018 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 …

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What to Pack if You Plan to Sleep on Your Boat

Ah, the wonders of boat sleepovers, but don’t be mistaken…there can be perils too. We are land creatures, so when on the sea, we are out of our natural element. Everything can go very smoothly as long as we play it safe. To best enjoy overnighting on your boat, just remember – “safety first”. Make certain that you are docking …

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2018 Bennington 20SFX

2018 Bennington 20SFX w/ the following: —  Yamaha T50 Four Stroke (Can upgrade to 90hp if wanted) —  25″ Pontoons —  Salt Water Anode Package —  Yamaha Salt Water Anode Package —  Yamaha SST Fuel Water Sep filter —  Mari Deck vinyl Flooring —  Heavy Duty Rub Rail —  Rub Rail Protectors —  Shark Hide two tubes —  Trolling Motor …

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St. Johns: A Brief History

At 310 miles long, the St. Johns River is Florida’s longest river and one of the few that flows north. The fishing options here are diverse, and the moving water resulting from seasonal rainfall stimulates feeding. Stretching half the length of this beautiful state, it is one of Florida’s greatest locales for bass fishing. Year after year, the St. Johns …

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Blue Springs: A History

Framed by picturesque oak trees and discharging an historical average of 165 million gallons of water each day, Blue Springs is the largest spring on the St. John’s River. The spring run flows approximately 1,050 feet through hardwood and palm forest to the St. John. Timucuan Indians made the Blue Springs area their home until the mid-1800s when they were …

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Abandoned Towns along Florida Waterways

Florida’s subtropical beauty and allure have inspired and demolished dreams for centuries. In fact, Florida has earned the title of the state with the most ghost towns east of the Mississippi…upwards of 240. Let’s give you just a little taste, shall we? Perky Ghost Town, R.C. Perky’s ill-fated 1920s investment in a bankrupt sponge farm, is located on Sugarloaf Key. …

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** ON ORDER ** Sportsman 211 Heritage

Sportsman 211 Heritage w/ the following: —  Yamaha F150 Four Stroke —  Magic Tilt Tandem Axle Aluminum Welded Trailer w/ Mag Wheels —  Platinum Package: Includes powder coating, Fresh Water wash down, Under Water Lights, Trim Tabs, Fiberglass Hard Top w/ L.E.D lighting, Matching Hard Top underside color, Misters, Spray Shield, Porta Potti, Trim Tabs. —  9′ Simrad G.P.S. w/ …