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Record Number of New Boaters Expected July 4th

7/2/2022 by Editor

By the Water Sports Foundation Millions of boaters are expected to head out on the water this Fourth of July weekend, including more than 830,000 first-time boat buyers who purchased during the COVID-19 pandemic. The increase in crowds coupled with the number of inexperienced new boaters has caught the attention… SEE MORE

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Current Red Tide Status in Florida

7/1/2022 by Maureen McQuillan

Current Conditions The red tide organism, Karenia brevis, was observed at background concentrations in one sample from Southwest Florida over the past week. Additional details are provided below. In Southwest Florida over the past week, K. brevis was observed at background concentrations offshore of Hillsborough County. For additional information, view the Southwest… SEE MORE

Don't Miss The Orlando Boat Show

McKay Bay, Tampa, FL August 12 - August 14

Central Florida's premier boat show with 19 dealers representing over 80 manufactures with over 400 boats, the seminar stage and great activities for the kids! (Where else can you see Twiggy the water-skiing squirrel?) Boats galore, lots of fishing gear and great fishing tips and instruction from our experts. Tickets… SEE MORE