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History of the Hovercraft

Published January 21st, 2019 by Bernardo

Hovercrafts were once a concept used in futuristic stories. However, they have now evolved to become a piece of technology commonly used in today’s society. Though hovercrafts are no longer a part of the future predictions, their mechanisms operate as high tech as expected.

Why You Should Take a Second Look at Mercury Outboard Motors

Published January 21st, 2019 by Bernardo

Mercury makes some of the best outboard motors for boat owners in Florida. The brand is renowned for providing efficient, reliable power that rejuvenates any vessel. The brand produces a wide variety of options to fit any type of boat and your specific desires for engine strength, among other qualities.

The Key Advantages of Glastron Boats Available at Nautical Ventures

Published November 14th, 2018 by Bernardo

Glastron boat specs are impressive, but they hardly do justice to the look and feel you get from Glastron boats. These vessels are great for fishing, watersports, or just cruising around. Style, comfort, and performance combine to create a boat with a long list of benefits.

Boat Accessories for the Holidays

Published November 7th, 2018 by Bernardo

When you’re looking for gift ideas for the special man in your life, look no further than then the best boat accessories for sale. It’s always easy to find new gifts for boaters if you know where to look. To help you with your search, check out our list of holiday gift ideas for him.

The Best Outboard Motors Reviews

Published October 31st, 2018 by Bernardo

The best outboard motor manufacturers in the world are constantly innovating to create the best products available while staying compliant with the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). This is great news for boaters, who can harness powerful performance while also limiting their environmental impact. There are tons of great options when you shop from reliable manufacturers, and we’ve highlighted five of the best to help point you in the right direction.

Top Selling Economy Kayak, The Hobie Compass, Goes Tandem

Published September 25th, 2018 by Bernardo

Top selling Hobie Kayak the Compass is now offered as a tandem, doubling your fun on the water. Hobie Cat Company, known worldwide for their kayaks and personal watercraft, has just launched their newest kayak, the Compass DUO. Hobie designed the Compass Duo by pulling shape and stylings from two of their best-selling kayaks, the Revolution, a quick efficient watercraft, and the Pro-Angler, a wide, stable fishing kayak. The designers pulled the bow of the Revolution along with the hull and stern of the Pro Angler series giving this kayak the best of Hobie’s kayaks at a low price point, just under $3,000.

Demo Days: The Story Behind Nautical Ventures Fan Favorite Boat, Kayak & SUP Sale

Published October 15th, 2018 by Bernardo

Researching specs for the perfect boat, kayak or paddleboard is important, but it does not take the place of firsthand experience. Zipping across the waves with the wind in your hair tells you tons about the type of watercraft you want.

Inboard Versus Outboard Motors: Which Option Is Best for You?

Published October 11th, 2018 by Bernardo

Choosing a motor for your boat is a big deal because it becomes the heart and soul of every trip to the lake or ocean that you make. Here is what you need to know to make the right choice between Mercury outboard and inboard motors:

7 Must-Have Boating Accessories for Your Next Nautical Adventure

Published October 1st, 2018 by Bernardo

Time on the water is almost always enjoyable, and it’s even better when you have all the right accessories. Options range from functional gear to fun toys.

5 Tips on Purchasing an Outboard Motor

Published September 24th, 2018 by Bernardo

The difference between outboard and inboard motors is where they’re contained on the boat. Inboard motors are inside the hull and are common on large ships. Outboard engines go directly on the back of the boat to offer propulsion and are the most common solution for small watercraft. Over the course of our long experience with new and used boat sales, service, parts, and rentals, we’ve identified five key tips for anyone who’s searching for a new boat engine.

Your Guide to the 9th Annual Florida Marine Flea Market and Seafood Festival, and Florida Fall Boat Show

Published September 17th, 2018 by Bernardo

The month of September will be a great time to visit the South Florida Fairgrounds thanks to three great attractions. The Florida Fall Boat Show coincides with the ninth annual Florida Marie Flea Market and Seafood Festival.

3 Reasons To Buy The New Hobie Outback

Published September 11th, 2018 by Bernardo

The Hobie Outback is one of the Worlds top selling kayak for many reasons. With 17 years of history behind this model, the Hobie design team has continued to push the boundaries making old options the new standards. While the classic Outback was a legend, the all-new Outback is truly legendary. If you’re an avid kayaker or just getting into the sport, here are the top 3 reasons to buy the new Hobie Outback:

BRABUS Shadow 800 by Axopar

Published September 2nd, 2018 by Bernardo

The launch of the BRABUS Shadow 800 by Axopar is the result of an exclusive alliance between award-winning Finnish boat builder, Axopar Boats and German Tuning Company BRABUS, to design and manufacture one of the world’s most desirable boats.

Fish, Ski, or Camp Overnight the Axopar 28 T Does It All.

Published August 3rd, 2018 by Bernardo

Few things compare with the sense of freedom and exhilaration that comes with owning your own boat.    Whether you’re zipping across the breakers at full throttle, out for a wild ski adventure with the family, or floating about on serene waters that seem to be made of glass, a boat unlocks the world of water just for you.   Owning a boat is about liberation and control, at once realizing themselves in your life.  With your new boat, you’re able to explore and command new regions, conquer new hobbies, bring home new trophies, and perhaps most importantly, you can step away from it all.   If only for a few moments at a time. 

Top Fishing Spots in Palm Beach

Published July 26th, 2018 by Bernardo

 Big game fishermen around the globe have, for over a hundred years, held a special place in their hearts for Palm Beach.  The beautiful scenery, picturesque sunsets, and endless beaches provide an ideal backdrop for world-class fishing.  Thanks to a perfect location on the Gulf Stream, Palm Beach plays host to some of the biggest sailfish, jack crevalle, and yellowfin you’ll ever see. Because of its reputation for great weather and even better fishing, Palm Beach is also home to some resident experts.  You never know who you’ll you meet at the pier or in the local watering hole. 

Unique Ways to Have Fun on the Water in Palm Beach

Published July 23rd, 2018 by Bernardo

Stand-up paddle boards are easily one of the unique and fun ways to spend some time on the water.  They have been around for quite some time, but the Hobie Mirage Eclipse is no ordinary SUP.  Designed with adventurous beginners in mind, the Mirage Eclipse is a “pedal” board that allows you to pedal your way to paradise!  The board also features a centrally-placed set of handlebars for balance

and steering all in one convenient package. As this SUP is designed for beginners, it has a wide footprint in the water for balance.   For the most fun, hit the water with some friends and wander about the coastlines.  Pedal to nearby historic Peanut Island, accessible only by water. Exploring with a SUP is one of the most fun things to do in Palm Beach!

8 Ideas for the Ultimate Guys Weekend in Broward County

Published June 26th, 2018 by Bernardo

A guy’s weekend is toward the top of the list of fun things to do in Broward County. Get together with your friends for a weekend away from the ordinary to rediscover some of the things that make life enjoyable. Broward county’s great weather and wide variety of available activities makes it a great weekend destination no matter how near or far away you live. Here are eight of the best activities to look into for your guys weekend in Broward County.

Bote Rover: The Revolutionary Motorized Stand Up Paddle Board

Published June 21st, 2018 by Bernardo

The Bote Rover is making a name for itself quickly thanks to its awesome versatility on the water. It offers all the features of a kayak with the convenience and function of a stand up paddle board. The Bote Rover can be modified and customized to fit any needs, but it was designed to be a fishing vessel first and foremost. The Bote Rover has some key benefits over other similar vessels in its class.

Top 4 Reasons to Buy a Carbon Fiber Boat

Published June 12th, 2018 by Bernardo

Modern boating technology is evolving, and people are becoming more and more aware of the benefits of a carbon fiber boat. If you’re wondering why to buy a carbon fiber boat, read about the benefits of carbon fiber over fiberglass. The key advantages of carbon fiber boats are in four main areas.

Mercury Engine Review

Published May 21st, 2018 by Bernardo

Mercury started as a small machine shop in 1939 and has been making world-class engines ever since. This brand gives boaters the best of both worlds. Mercury continues to stand by the main engineering principles that made them successful, but they also know when to leave tradition in their wake. The brand constantly innovates and is always finding ways to increase their already legendary toughness and durability.

Ranger Tugs Review

Published May 7th, 2018 by Bernardo

When you need a new boat, it’s hard to do better than the Ranger Tugs for sale in Palm Beach. There’s a reason that Ranger Tug enthusiasts (Tug Nuts) think of themselves as a family. Ownership of this elite brand of vessels creates a bond between boaters who recognize the highest standard for quality.

The Beginner’s Guide to Boating

Published May 4th, 2018 by Bernardo

Boat ownership gives people a unique way to connect with others, nature, and themselves. Owning a boat is a great pastime in and of itself, and provides opportunities to enjoy fishing, water sports, and relaxing cruises on the water. It’s also an educational learning experience.

Top 5 Must Have Boating Accessories

Published April 27th, 2018 by Bernardo

Have you just purchased your boat and have questions on what accessories are essential to fun on the water? Our Nautical Ventures boating team has put together their Top 5 ‘Must Have’ Boating Accessories for your consideration. This list does not include a Coast Guard Kit which is required for everyone’s safety. This Coast Guard Kit includes: 1 Approved Type 1 PDF or Personal Floatation Device per person, an approved sound producing device, visual distress signals such as flares, a first aide kit and a VHF radio.

Top 5 Must Have Fishing Kayak Accessories

Published April 19th, 2018 by Bernardo

Have you just purchased your fishing kayak and have questions on what accessories are needed to get started? Our Nautical Ventures kayak fishing team has put together their Top 5 ‘Must Have’ Fishing Kayak Accessories for your consideration.

If you love to fish, you need your own fishing kayak.

Published March 22nd, 2018 by Bernardo

If you love to fish, you need your own fishing kayak. These sleek boats are ideal for hours of fishing fun: comfortable, customizable, and offer little or no ongoing expenses for fuel or maintenance. If you're new to the idea, though, you might not know what to look for. Here are a few tips for buying a fishing kayak.

Dania Beach Nautical Supplies

Published March 21st, 2018 by Bernardo

Dania Beach is one of Florida's great nautical scenes. It offers scenic access to the water through several marinas including Dania Beach Marina, Royale Palm Marina, and Harbour Towne Marina. The accessibility of launch points and points of interest makes now the perfect time to look into Dania Beach boat sales.

Maintaining a Yacht Tender RIB

Published March 20th, 2018 by Bernardo

Rigid inflatable boats, yacht tenders, in conjunction with yacht ownership create an unparalleled nautical experience. They make more activities and areas accessible to yacht owners and make it easier and more pleasurable to get to and from your yacht. Before starting your search for tenders for sale, it's important to understand how to properly care for one. Following a short list of simple tips can keep your yacht tender functional for years to come.

Palm Beach is a haven for those who love their water sports.

Published March 19th, 2018 by Bernardo

Palm Beach is a haven for those who love their water sports. Residents and visitors to the area enjoy easy access to the water with their choice of marinas. In North Palm Beach, you'll find Soverel Harbour, Old Port Cove, and North Palm Beach Marinas. Or maybe you hail from Lake Park and Riviera Beach, with the Lake Port Harbour Marina and the New Port Cove Marine Center. Farther to the south, in West Palm Beach and Lake Worth, there are the Palm Beach Yacht Club, Palm Harbor Marina, and the Loggerhead Marinas. 
 

Pedal Kayaks Buyers Guide Blog

Published March 7th, 2018 by Bernardo

Survey of 1.  What’s the number 1 mistake people make when buying their first pedal kayak for fishing?  They don’t try it before they buy it.  What!? Say that again??  Most people don’t try out their first pedal kayak for fishing before they buy it. 

YETI- Built for the Wild

Published March 7th, 2018 by Bernardo

When you hear the word YETI do you think rugged, built to last coolers and drinkware or the abominable snowman? Both are lovers of the cold but head to head the coolers are tangible and will outlast the mysterious frozen big foot every time.

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