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Boating Links

Non Profit Organizations for Boating

Dream Waves America, Inc

Boating Safety

If there is one thing I get passionate about it is the use of DSC and MMSI numbers. Here are a few articles I have written On Scene Magazine (page 9) DSC/MMS Brochure

Florida Boating Laws

Get a Vessel Safety Check A Vessel Safety Check is a courtesy examination of your boat (Vessel) to verify the presence and condition of certain Safety Equipment required by State and the Federal regulations

Boating Safety Resource Center

Boat Florida On Water Training Center Boat Florida is dedicated to providing the highest level of on water boating instruction. We can train anyone to maneuver and dock their boat with confidence. These skills will enhance your boating experience for years to come


Captian Tyler De Jong- I'm a reliable, experienced and licensed captain with great success in helping boaters over the last six years, whether it's power or sailboat lessons or deliveries.

Boca Ciega Yacht Club Adult Sail School: BCYC has been introducing people to joys of sailing since 1967. Classroom time and hands-on sailing in 16.5" Catalina Capris. Limited class size to maximize your experience.

Buy - Sell - Trade 

Boats Nation for all your boating needs, whether you're looking to buy, sell, or trade! Place your ad for FREE, and be seen by a huge audience (over 600,000 viewers just this month)!

IMP Marine Engines as a supplier of new and used marine engines.


Florida's Water: Ours to Protect promoting individual responsibility for protecting our local waters.



World of Boating Radio Show Listen Live, Saturdays from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm Click Here

Boatwrench Radio Show A great call-in show for boat repair. Listen Live Saturday from 9:00 am to 11:00 pm.

Fishing Florida Radio BooDreaux’s BoonDocques helps listeners worldwide learn more about fishing Florida. Saturday 6:00 am to 9:00 am Listen Live

Ship Shape TV

How to do Florida TV Show



Reel Boating

Nuts & Bolts of Fishing

The Hull Truth

The Florida Sportsman

Boat Clubs / Boat Rentals

Freedom Boat Club: Discover how easily you can gain access to a fleet of boats of varying sizes and styles without maintenance, cleaning, or hassles.

Carefree Boat Club  Locations at Cape Harbor Marina, Cape Coral and Fish-Tale Marina, Ft. Myers Beach and over 20 locations nationwide.

Destin Vacation Boat Rentals Our Destin boat rentals allow you to enjoy all Destin, FL has to offer from our fishing, pontoon, or power boat rentals. Rent a boat or jet ski from our location on the Destin harbor or we can deliver it to your resort, vacation rental, or hotel marina. Daily and weekly boat rentals are available.

Boat Florida Rentals. BoatFlorida Rentals is the perfect way to spend a day on the water without the hassle associated with boat ownership. If your goal is to relax and have fun while making lasting memories, you came to the right place.

Amelia Boat Club & Rentals: Amelia Boat Club & Rentals offers a hassle-free and convenient boating alternative. We offer a variety of boats, gear, and accessories to choose from so that our members and rental clients can maximize their time on the water.

Fun Boat Rentals: Fun Rental Boats makes renting a boat easy and affordable. We ensure an unforgettable, worry-free experience on crystal blue waters from Ft Lauderdale to Miami.


NOAA Online Charts

Florida Fish and Wildlife GIS Data Files, Quick Maps


Manitou Boats

Jacksonville Marine

Boat Brands Guide This guide is a great resource to help consumers make an educated buying decision

National Organizations

American Boating Association

Boat US

Local Boating Links & Organizations

Sailing Singles of South Florida: The best sailing and boating club in South Florida. We sail in Miami, Broward and Palm Counties. Based in Fort Lauderdale, this Sailing Singles of South Florida club is the place to gather new friends to crew for your boat, sail on other members’ sailboats, or just learn to sail.

Lee County Lee County Boater

Fort Myers Shane Waterfront Wilson & The Boating Guide

Brevard County: Boat Brevard

Miami: Sail Miami

The Keys:www.bootkeyharbor.com

Treasure Coast: Talkin' Tourism Radio Show


GAFF Life Magazine Florida's saltwater fishing magazine is designed to inform, educate and entertain anglers

Boating Magazine

Boating Life Magazine

Soundings Magazine

Waterfront Times The only nautical publication delivered directly to waterfront homeowners living on the Intracoastal Waterway, New River, and Dania Cut-off Canal.

Marine Insurance

Ski Safe. We actually cover over 300,000 boats, personal watercraft and yachts. While we started out many years ago insuring solely ski boats (hence the name), we now handle everything from fishing boats to cruisers, sailboats, pontoons and just about everything in between

Kolisch Marine Insurance We represent and broker all the major Yacht and Marine Underwriters including, but not limited to, Pantaenius, Chartis, Seaworthy Insurance Company, New Hampshire, XL Specialty Insurance Company, National Union Fire Insurance Co., Progressive and of course, Underwriters at Lloyds.

United Marine Underwriters We offer some of the most competitive policy pricing and superior service available in the boat and PWC insurance industry today. United Marine is one of the largest boat and personal watercraft insurance providers in the country

Boat Insurance Guide

Allstate Our agency is dedicated to suggesting and providing the right coverage needs to ensure the proper protection for individual boating needs. We have a boat specialist on staff!


FL Fishing Reports  Cyber Angler: FL Fishing reports posted by professional Florida charter boat and party boat captains, fishing guides, local tackle shops, and businesses

Fishing Gadgets Hub 


Vacation Rentals SW Florida - Vacation rentals and boat rentals Cape Coral Florida, luxury holiday homes available for discount prices, a full travel agency for cruises and tours

Boat Florida Rentals: Rentals in Jacksonville Florida.

Amelia Boat Club & Rentals: Rentals in Amelia Island

Tikki Beach Charters Tikki Beach is a full-service charter company offering yacht charters and party boats in Miami and Ft. Lauderdale Florida.

GetMyBoat A marketplace for boat rentals and all experiences on the water. We have over 750 rental options in Florida alone, though we work worldwide.


Charlotte Harbor Aquatic Preserves’ Eco-Tour: Rentals in Amelia Island: These trips are intimate (max. of 6 passengers) aboard our comfortable, 25-foot Windsorcraft boat.  This is a two-hour long informative tour to view local wildlife that calls the aquatic preserves their home, including dolphins, manatees, white pelicans, and other colonial wading and diving birds. During the tour, visitors will learn about the importance of the estuaries, various habitats, and history of the area. Cost is $30 per person for a 2-hour tour. Tours will depart from the Gasparilla Marina located at 15001 Gasparilla Rd, Placida, FL 33946.  These tours run from October-April.  Come May, we will be offering snorkeling trips out of the same area through September


Marine 31 

CleanTools They help keep boat's exterior spotless, and the interior free of excess water and dirt.

Gold Eagle Fuel additives and aerospace protectants.

Yacht Services 

My Yacht Management My Yacht Management is a full-service boatyard and marina equipped to meet all of your boating needs.

Upholstery /Fabric

Fabric Maven Choose from a large selection of affordable upholstery fabrics in a variety of designs and colors.


MaraMAPS Tables embellished with custom charts or maps. Located in Tampa.

Custom Boat Flags Custom Boat Flags

BlueCosmo:  Satellite Phone Sales, rentals, and repairs

Coverquest helping boat owners get the perfect fit cover to protect their boat.

Marine Parts

SavvyBoater: Everything for the boater.  Great prices, great service, free shipping.


GS Products, we are your Steel Wire Rope, Lifting Gear, and Marine Superstore all rolled into one!

Boat Outfitters

Marine Surveying

http://www.suenosazules.com/ Suenos Azules  and Consulting

http://southfloridamarinesurveyor.com DJC Marine Surveyors, LLC


Marine Repair

Pitman Yacht Services  A full-service Maintenance facility located on the Anclote River in Tarpon Springs. They are one of the very few boatyards in Pinellas County that has a travel lift and can pull boats up to 75’