St. Johns River Is Ideal for Nature Sightseeing

What better place to take your own nature tour than along Florida’s longest river – the St. John’s River? At 310 miles long, the St. John’s River is one of the few in Florida that flows north. Stretching half the length of this beautiful state, the St. John’s River is home to manatee, the gentle […]

Host a Party on a Pontoon Boat

Some of the best parties are those with just a few of our finest friends, outdoors on a beautiful day. Good company and sunny days generate great times, but you’ve done that a bunch, right? Long to put a sweet spin on your party plans? Try hosting a party on a pontoon boat! If you’re […]

Three Perks of Buying a Boat from Gerry’s Marina

Ever hear the saying, “Good things come in threes”? Well, it’s true, especially when you’re talking about the three fantastic perks that come along with purchasing a boat from Gerry’s Marina. The first terrific perk you get to enjoy when you buy your boat at Gerry’s Marina is FREE THREE MONTHS STORAGE for your boat. […]

Why We Should Obey Speed Limits on the Water

Do you have a need for speed? If you do, you are going to want to keep that in check while you are operating a boat. Speed limits on the water are put in place for a number of very good reasons. One of the most important reasons to obey posted speed limits is to […]

Why Owning a Boat is Smarter than Renting One

There are pros to renting a boat, like you don’t have to pay a bunch of money up front to buy it, you don’t have to take care of it and you don’t have to worry about storing it in the off season; but here’s a thought…Florida’s weather is so temperate, there really is no […]

How to Properly Read a Compass While Boating

It is imperative to learn how to read a compass for marine navigation because a compass is the most crucial navigational tool aboard a boat. A compass can help point you in the right direction even if you have no reference on the horizon or in the sky (such as the sun or stars). A […]

Different Types of Water Skiing

Did you know that there are a bunch of different types of water skiing you can, and the New Smyrna Beach (NSB) area is an excellent place to do it because NSB is virtually surrounded by water and NSB residents enjoy perpetual summer? Traditional water skiing is when a person skims the surface on two […]

Florida Speed and Boating Regulations

Any law enforcement officer may stop a vessel at any time to check for boating safety equipment compliance, so besides the fact that the required equipment is imperative for the safe operation of a boat, you want to adhere to all regulations to stay out of trouble… All vessels are required to have a personal […]

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