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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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Tips for Viewing 4th of July Fireworks From Your Boat

7/2/2022 by Editor

By Kevin Falvey Use these tips to ensure that you have a great view of the 4th of July fireworks display. There’s no better way to view 4th of July fireworks than from the deck of your boat. The view is great, the show is reflected on the water, and… SEE MORE

Join the 4th of July Boat Parade in Tampa

Old Port Tampa, FL July 4 @ 10:00 PM - 1:00 AM

Celebrate July 4th with Friends of the Riverwalk as we host our 2nd Annual July 4th Boat Parade and Blessing of the Fleet.  The Blessing of the Fleet is a tradition that began years ago but is still practiced in many fishing and boating communities around the world to ensure a safe… 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