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Boating in Florida

From new or pre-owned sport fishers, to center consoles, pontoons, whalers and jet skis, Florida is one of the best places in the world to own a boat. It is a virtual boating and fishing paradise. You can take a nice easy cruise down the scenic Intracoastal Waterway, tube down peaceful rivers, pull up to one of our many islands …

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Now Is the Best Time to Buy a Boat

Late fall and winter are the best time of year to buy a boat – a time when sellers lower their prices to move inventory…a real buyers’ market. There are a few things you want to make sure of when you are purchasing your boat. First and foremost, you should buy your boat from a reputable dealer, such as Gerry’s …

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The Best Party Boats

Are you ready to party? Then you need to check out the pontoon boats at Gerry’s Marina in New Smyrna Beach. Pontoons are the best party boats around! First of all, they are roomy – so roomy that they can hold 10-15 people, so they are excellent for a party full of friends. Roomy boats are also more comfortable; they …

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2017 Events for New Smyrna Beach

Everyone loves a good outing – from a party to a parade. In New Smyrna Beach, we are particularly fond of great events, and what better place to hold them than our charming, beachside town? After spectacular fireworks in honor of the New Year, New Smyrna Beach will host the 41st Annual Festival of the Arts January 27th through the …

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Gerry’s Thanks New Smyrna Beach Boat Parade Participants

Gerry’s Marina in New Smyrna Beach would like to thank everyone who participated in the 2016 Christmas Boat Parade. It was a dazzling spectacle full of sparkling lights and Christmas magic. New Smyrna Beach boaters definitely pulled out all the stops. Following our traditional parade through the Waterfront Loop along Canal Street’s Historic District – as soon as night began …

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Boats and Motors – Size Matters!

It all comes down to the age old adage, “Size matters,” but, when it comes to boats and motors, does the person with the biggest toys win? Not necessarily. The winner is the one who gets the right size boat and motor for their particular desires. It’s important to make certain the size of the boat and motor you choose …

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Understanding Fresh Water vs. Salt Water in Our Area

Located between the Atlantic Ocean and Indian River (which is part of a 3,000 mile Intracoastal water system), New Smyrna Beach is a fisherman’s dream. While the angling options are endless both inshore and off, the lines between fresh water and salt water can become a little blurred here. On the northern end, you’ll find Ponce Inlet – providing deep …

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New Smyrna Beach Christmas Parade

The holidays are coming, and there is no better way to celebrate than with a parade…and when it comes to Christmas parades, New Smyrna Beach pulls out all the stops. Prepare to be dazzled by the spectacular sights and sounds of the holiday season! The theme of this year’s annual New Smyrna Beach Christmas parade will be themed “Candy Canes …

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Daytona Beach Events

The holidays are almost here, and Daytona Beach is full of cheer! How could it not be? With 23 miles of gorgeous, white sand beaches and a “Fun Coast” moniker, Daytona is the place to be during the holidays and all year round! Are you an auto enthusiast? Visit Daytona International Speedway, the World Center of Racing any time from …

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It’s Fall and the Water is Beautiful

Fall is a beautiful time of year, especially in New Smyrna Beach. The summer heat has all but melted away, and the cool gentle breezes of the new season have blown our way. The water is warm, and the sun is prevalent. As boaters glide through the inlet or pass through the Intracoastal in the early morning hours, the sun …

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New Smyrna Beach Events

Aside from being a quaint, beachside town with historic charm and home to some of Florida’s most beautiful beaches, New Smyrna Beach is full of engaging events. There are so many, it’s hard to name them all, so let’s focus on the rest of 2016, shall we? The entire family can compete for prizes or simply appreciate sand sculpture at …

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Daytona Beach Events presented by Gerry’s Marina

Some of the best fishing Florida has to offer aside, Daytona Beach is absolutely full of engaging events. There’s certainly something for everyone in Daytona Beach! Daytona Beach is even known as the Festival Capital of Florida! Fun-filled festivals, including the Celtic Festival, the Festa Italiana and the Greek Festival, run throughout the year, but let’s just fill you in …

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Pre-Owned Pontoons to Make You Swoon

Pontoons are extraordinary boats for so many reasons. It is easy to fish on a pontoon boat because they are so roomy…and because it’s roomy, you can fish from anywhere in the boat, and you can stow a ton of gear. They are built with a flat hull, so they are steadier and more stable than traditional fishing boats, and …

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Native Fish to Florida

There is simply no place like Florida when it comes to fishing. Its waterways are as diverse as its fish species, and the fish are as plentiful as the fishing hot spots. It’s even known as “The Bass Capital of the World”! Florida’s Intracoastal Waterway encompasses some of the state’s most productive waterways. Abundant with mangroves and weed lines, it …

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A New Boat for Dad

There is something very special about a dad. Dads are superheroes; they always lead you in the right direction; and they are always there when you need them. That being said, they deserve the best. If I were to ask my dad to make a wish for the best gift ever, the thing in the world he would want most …

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A Perfect Summer Day Fishing on the St. Johns

When I think of the perfect day, my mind conjures up an image of the pristine riverbanks of the St. Johns River. I am in my boat, slowly trolling toward a flawless fishing hole…the edges of submerged vegetation along the edges or any sharp bends or drop-offs. It’s slightly overcast, so that my bait is cast in the best possible …

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Gerry’s Marina…for the Best Selection of Pre-Owned Boats

Thinking it’s high time to net a big catch? Want to take a relaxing evening cruise by boat to your favorite seaside restaurant? Maybe you just want to spend an enjoyable day on the water with your family? There is a way to boat to your heart’s content without breaking the bank – Gerry’s Marina! Gerry’s Marina, meeting Central Florida’s …

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New Smyrna Beach Boat Safety with Gerry’s Marina

Boat Safely Boating is a terrific pastime, especially in Florida where it’s almost always boating season! However, here are a few safety tips you should keep in mind, to make certain your time on the water is as enjoyable and safe as possible. Before leaving, you should share your plan (including your destination and estimated time of arrival back at …

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Things to do in New Smyrna Beach

There’s Plenty to Do in New Smyrna Beach! It is summertime, and New Smyrna Beach is the place to be! New Smyrna Beach is a charming seaside town straddled by both the ocean and river. Aside from the obvious array of fishing and boating opportunities, New Smyrna Beach offers a host of cool summertime events! In July alone, there is …

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New Smyrna Beach Summer Fun on the Water

Time for Summer Fun on the Water in New Smyrna Beach Summer is here. It’s time to hit the water, and we can help. Gerry’s Marina has served Central Florida’s boating, marina and storage needs for 30 years. We are the place to go if you want a huge selection of new and preowned boats to fit any need and …

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Fishing and Central Florida

Central Florida’s History Is Rich with Fish! Central Florida, with over 7,000 miles of freshwater shoreline, has long been known as a sportsman’s paradise. Because of all of its remarkable fishing hotspots, the area became increasingly popular to fishing enthusiasts as early as the first half of the 20th Century – when access to this area became a little easier …

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Check out some of Daytona’s May events…

Daytona Beach…So Many Fun Things to Do in May and June! Get in gear for the Spirit of the Automobile May 21st. This free event includes live performances by the Navy Band and showcases an unbelievable array of muscle cars, sports cars and exotics…even motorcycles, RVs and racecars! Luke Bryant, Lady Antebellum, Florida Georgia Line, Kid Rock and Willie Nelson …

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Bennington, the World’s Most Popular Pontoons

Bennington, the World’s Most Popular Pontoons, Available at Gerry’s Marina! Gerry’s Marina is a dealer for Bennington, the bestselling pontoon boat manufacturer in the world. Bennington pontoons offer a luxury ride in head turning style and rock steady construction that exceeds industry standards. Enjoy custom platforms from 23 to 30 feet, a vast selection of design enhancements, optional equipment and …

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Why Are Pontoon Boats So Popular?

Why Are Pontoon Boats So Popular? Pontoon boats have always been popular, especially in Florida, where the fishing season is gloriously long. There are so many reasons people have always loved pontoons… Pontoons are easy to fish from because they are so roomy and you can move around the boat to fish from different locations. The fact that there is …

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A Perfect Day on the River

A Perfect Day on the River What is the perfect day on the river? Hmmmm, well, it might start with a little breeze – just enough to chase away the mosquitoes. It would be a little overcast so the hooks don’t scare the fish. If there were big, fat sandwiches in the cooler and a good friend to share the …

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Events in May in New Smyrna Beach

May Events in New Smyrna Beach New Smyrna Beach is always full of fun things to do and the month of May is no different. Here are just a few things to look forward to in New Smyrna Beach during the month of May… A band called Control This will be getting their groove on at Beachside Tavern May 7th. …

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Proudly Serves Orange County

Gerry’s Marina Proudly Serves Orange County There is something for everyone in Orange County. Orange County is packed full of 99 parks, scenic horseback trails, water parks and pristine rivers just perfect for boating and fishing. Take a walk around beautiful Lake Eola in downtown Orlando – it’s less than a mile around. Or rent a swan boat and paddle …

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St Johns River

St Johns River – A Coveted Hot Spot for Fishing and Boating! St Johns River, a hot spot for fishing and boating, is the longest river in Florida, and it has always been a coveted treasure. In the early 1500s, Spanish explorers named it Rio de Corrientes, the River of Currents. In 1562, the French established Fort Caroline, the first …

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Why Should I Buy a Pontoon Boat

Why Should I Buy a Pontoon Boat? If you want to know why you should buy a pontoon boat, buckle in and enjoy the ride because listing all the benefits could take a while! Pontoon boats are easy to fish from because there is so much room. You can fish from different locations, stow a ton of gear, and it’s …

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Get on Board with Gerry’s Marina

Get on Board with Gerry’s Marina! Consistently rated one of Florida shoreline’s best marinas and voted “Best Boat Dealer 2015” by Daytona Beach News Journal Readers, Gerry’s Marina has been meeting Central Florida’s boating needs for over 23 years. Of course we offer boat slips and storage in one of Florida’s most ideal locations, but family owned and operated Gerry’s …

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Full Service Marina

Full Service Marina : Gerry’s Marina offers more than just a slip. This marina is rated one of the best full service marinas on the Florida shoreline. Located at 179 N. Causeway, New Smyrna Beach, Florida, Gerry’s has an expert staff whose experience in the industry is unmatched. They offer a community of diverse boaters a complete marina experience – …

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Daytona Beach Events

Daytona Beach Events January 29, 2016 – February 7, 2016 (Recurring daily) Celebrate the brew masters of Volusia County all week long with premier events including the Drink Volusia Bus Tour, Brews and Bowties, and Deland Craft Beer Festival. Rolex 24 At Daytona 2016 – January 30, 2016 – January 31, 2016 Venue: Daytona International Speedway Location: Daytona International Speedway …

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Triple Tube Pontoons

Triple Tube Pontoons : If cruising is your passion, Pontoon Boats generate a smooth ride with ample seating to entertain up to 10 and 15 respectively. With a single pin release canopy, it only takes moments to find shade on the open water on these spacious pontoons. For the avid fisherman, there are plenty of available fishing options on the …

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About Marinas

About Marinas : Marinas may be located along the banks of rivers connecting to lakes or seas and may be inland. They are also located on coastal harbors (natural or man- made) or coastal lagoons, either as stand- alone facilities or within a port complex A marina may have refueling, washing and repair facilities, marine and boat chandlers, stores and …

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Boat Types

Boat Types | Gerry’s Marina staff educates and serves the long term needs of their customers. They service all of central Florida. Boating is the leisurely activity of travelling by boat, or the recreational use of a boat whether powerboats, sailboats, or man-powered vessels (such as rowing and paddle boats), focused on the travel itself, as well as sports activities, such …

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A History of Pontoons

A History of Pontoons | Gerry’s Marina, our family owned business has offered pontoons for sale for over 30 years. We enjoy a reputation as the leading pontoon dealer in the Central Florida area. Call us toll free at (866) 881-1100 to find out more. We love talking boats and marinas and pontoons. In 1952 invention of the pontoon motorboat …

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Marinas and Boats

Marinas and Boats | Gerry’s Marina of 179 North Causeway New Smyrna Beach, FL is proud to offer: Bennington Pontoons, Sportsman, Magic Tilt Trailers, and legendary Yamaha Engines. They are especially proud to offer the 2015 Benninton 2275GS with the following:— Tandem Axle Drive on trailer,— 8′ Power Pole,— Heavy Duty Rub Rail,— SST Docking Lights, — Ski Tow Bar,— …

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Pontoon Boats

Pontoon Boats | Gerry’s Marina, our family owned business has offered pontoons for sale for over 30 years. We enjoy a reputation as the leading pontoon dealer in the Central Florida area. Call us toll free at (866) 881-1100 to find out more. We love talking boats and marinas and pontoons. In 1952 invention of the pontoon motorboat in the USA …

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Gerry’s Marina: A Brief History

Gerry’s Marina: A Brief History | Gerry’s Marina is a perfect choice both seasonally and as a transient marina. Consistently rated one of the best marinas on the Florida Shoreline, we invite you to view our full-service facilities and to meet our expert staff whose experience in the marina industry is unmatched. We are both a new and used dealer …

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Boating in New Smyrna Beach

Boating in New Smyrna Beach is an excellent past time. Whether It’s relaxing down the intercoastal, doing not much more than a few knots or speeding out of the inlet for some additional stimulus; boating sure is fun. There are many places to go in the area for all types of boaters. Many like to turn the key and go …