sunken boat

25

Jun 2020

How many boating accidents happen in Florida each year? There is some risk associated when you get behind the wheel of any motor vehicle. Boating accidents are far less common than automobile accidents, but the fact remains that every year drivers and passengers are injured or killed in boating accidents. The US Coast Guard captures...

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Curtis Stokes & Associates, INC. and Southwest Florida yachts, INC. form partnership Curtis Stokes & Associates, Inc. and Southwest Florida Yachts, Inc. are pleased to announce formation of a partnership to jointly offer yacht sales, charter, training and management for their respective clients. Under this new partnership Barb Hansen, owner of Southwest Florida Yachts, will...

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boat rental

26

May 2020

Renting vs. Buying a Boat: The pros and con boat shoppers need to know It’s an age old question when it comes to so many of life’s most significant purchasing decisions: Do you buy or rent? While this is true of homes and automobiles, it’s also a question many prospective boat owners (or renters) face....

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boat depreciation

21

May 2020

Boat Depreciation

Categories: Tips

How fast does the average boat depreciate? When you make a significant purchase like a new or gently used boat, you want to know how your investment will hold up in the long term. While there are general rules of thumb in the automotive world for vehicle depreciation, boats are a little more difficult to...

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inflatable boat fishing

29

Apr 2020

Inflatable boats may not be the first thing that comes to mind when you think of boating, but that doesn’t mean there aren’t a lot of advantages to owning a rigid inflatable boat. In fact, we dedicated a previous blog post specifically dedicated to the top reasons to buy an inflatable boat. But today, we’re...

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28

Apr 2020

Terribilita

Categories: Books

An Italian Family’s historic saga shows a single choice can have profound and lasting consequences. In New Novel Praised by Kirkus as “Satisfying, Swashbuckling and Surprising,” Patriotism, Love, Family and Honor Collide Tragically Amid Italy’s 19th Century Unification Movement. Set in Italy, the Horn of Africa and at Sea, Terribilita by Ben Wyckoff Shore Released...

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21

Apr 2020

Protect Imperiled Manatees And Their Habitat This April 22nd marks the 50th Anniversary of Earth Day, a worldwide movement to support environmental protection. At Save the Manatee Club, we often hear from people who love manatees and want to do their part to protect them, and Earth Day is a great time to get involved....

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17

Apr 2020

Marine vendors join forces for Nineteen for 19 fundraiser Nineteen companies who make marine-related merchandise have come together to raise money for those affected financially by the coronavirus pandemic. Nineteen for 19, organized by , a maker of waterproof electronics cases, is a fundraiser to benefit Modest Needs Foundation, a nonprofit that provides emergency relief...

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10

Apr 2020

Keep Your Boating Skills Sharp while Safer at Home The “safer-at-home” order in Florida and many other states has left a lot of us doing things we wouldn’t normally do this time of year, or ever, for that matter. With kids not in school and parents’ work lives interrupted, the routines we’ve all become accustomed...

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boat refueling

26

Mar 2020

Fueling Your Boat

Categories: Tips

What you need to know when fueling your boat The process of fueling your boat is not something any owner looks forward to. It’s expensive, time consuming, and just plain inconvenient, but it needs to be done. When fueling up, there are a few things you need to know ahead of time to make sure...

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