Published September 9th, 2020 by Bernardo

Introducing Axopra’s winning formula of innovations - all fused into a 22 footer!


Here is an exclusive sneak preview of the forthcoming Axopar 22 Spyder.

Introducing Sailfish Boats at Nautical Ventures

Published August 12th, 2020 by Bernardo

For more than 30 years, Sailfish Boats has thoughtfully designed, expertly engineered and masterfully crafted our premium lineup of fishing boats. Our boats have always been designed by anglers for anglers – equipped with more standard features to withstand the rigors of inshore and offshore environments. Today’s Sailfish acknowledges that anglers demand more from their boating investment by offering the premium family, entertainment and comfort features to complement the brand’s strong fishing heritage.

Best Value Boats for New Boaters | Affordable Boats

Published May 9th, 2019 by Bernardo

If you are new to boating, finding a boat that makes sense can be overwhelming. With so many boats out there, it’s hard to know what is the best choice – as well as if you can even afford one. Many first-time boat buyers have a misconception that boating is not affordable, however, with the Nautical Ventures financing option, buying a boat can be just like buying a car and in many cases, just as affordable.

Why Outdoor Enthusiasts Choose Nautical Ventures

Published March 19th, 2019 by Bernardo

Outdoor recreation, such as boating and fishing, generates an economic impact of $23.3 billion annually in the state of Florida. Based on the National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) 2018 Boating Economic Impact Study, there are 918,255 registered boats in Florida and 141.6 million Americans go boating each year.

Glastron Boats: An American Boating Icon

Published March 15th, 2019 by Bernardo

With a rich history and unparalleled design, it’s no secret why people all around the world love Glastron. What other boat on the market has such an appealing American story and innovative design without compromising on safety? The Glaston “sweep spear” alone is the most well-known icon in the boating industry and is the equivalent to the Nike “swoosh.” For over 50 years, Glaston has been making milestones

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. 

Glastron Boats - Born to Drive

Published December 26th, 2017 by Bernardo

For more than 60 years Glastron has combined performance, style, and attention to detail in to their legendary boat line, and ideal for entry level owners up to the experienced watermen alike. Glastron brings excitement to the water in multiple deck arrangements like Bow Riders, Deck Boats, Ski Boats and Cruisers with models ranging from 17 to 25-feet. Dedicated to making memories with the family, you’ll enjoy commanding the water by making swift, energetic turns. Everything is at your fingertips with a Glastron.

Avalon Catalina Rear Lounger – A Pontoon Boat Built for Entertainment.

Published May 18th, 2017 by Bernardo

Avalon is an industry leader in the construction and performance of pontoon boats. Their Catalina Rear Lounger offers ample seating, retro inspired art deco looks, along with Avalon’s commitment to high-quality construction, all offered at an exceptional value. All Avalon Pontoons come with a lifetime structural warranty and a comprehensive 5-year warranty.

Take a Pontoon Adventure with Nautical Ventures

Published April 6th, 2017 by Bernardo

Whether you’re new to boating or have a few years of boating under your belt, renting a pontoon boat is a great way to spend the day out with family and friends.  Pontoon boats present a whole new dimension in recreational boating. They hold more people than most boats their size.  They’re extremely stable and easy to handle, especially for novice boaters.  They can get into beaches and shallow water spots that traditional deep V hulls cannot.  And they offer more versatility for on-board recreational than most other boats in their class.

The Ranger Tug Boat R-31 CB - Your Home Port Wherever Home Takes You.

Published February 10th, 2017 by Bernardo

The R-31 CB shares many of the features and qualities of her smaller sisterships but some notable additions to this larger model make her ideal for extended cruising while still being a trailerable trawler. The R-31 CB is the first Ranger Tug to feature a flybridge equipped with electronic controls at both the upper and lower helm. The flybridge also retracts to allow for trailering the 31’. The builders at Ranger Tugs also equipped the foredeck with seating and a table that can be raised or lowered depending on whether the boat is under way or at anchor or dock for entertaining.

The Ranger Tug R-29 S Boat - A Masterpiece of Innovation

Published January 26th, 2017 by Bernardo

The next generation of tug has arrived! The all new Ranger R-29S boat (sedan) is another masterpiece of innovation! The more modern styling features a curved front window and an overhead glass atrium that provides exceptional visibility from the helm station and salon area. An ingenious aft cockpit seating arrangement includes a reversible seat, port and starboard jump seats and a teak table for outside dining. The opening cabin bulkhead with reversible seat also provides additional cockpit seating while bringing the outside-in.

Century Boats is Making History, Again.

Published November 14th, 2016 by Bernardo

Boating Industry recently recognized Century Boats as a 2016 Industry Mover & Shaker, a recognition given to only six select group of marine professionals for raising the high bar in the marine industry. Of particular note is Bryan Lucius, President of Century Boats, who brought back this company from the edge of extinction. 

The votes are in. Elections do have an impact on boat sales.

Published November 8th, 2016 by Bernardo

Election years have always played a role that influence market segments such as real estate, stocks, and other key investment sectors. But talk around the water cooler has us asking, “What effect do elections have on the boating market – especially coming off the 2016 Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show?

Orange is the New Green. (Part 2)

Published October 14th, 2016 by Bernardo

In part two of our four-part blog on this subject, our quest to find environmentally friendly boat lines and products take us to Demark, where a remarkable young visionary has built a remarkable electric boat out of recycled windmill blades. 

Where Do Boaters Go To Buy Boats In Fort Lauderdale?

Published September 12th, 2016 by Bernardo

Back in the day buying a boat was easy. If you fished, you bought a fish boat. If you skied, you bought a ski boat. For pleasure cruising, a cruiser and so on. These days, builders have combined many features into many varying designs, new technologies have blurred the lines between dedicated specialty boats, and many brands offer hybrids that appeal to boaters looking to broaden their boating horizons and that of their family. 

Don’t Just Buy a Boat… Buy the Experience.

Published August 19th, 2016 by Bernardo

Back in the day buying a boat was easy. If you fished, you bought a fish boat. If you skied, you bought a ski boat. For pleasure cruising, a cruiser and so on. These days, builders have combined many features into many varying designs, new technologies have blurred the lines between dedicated specialty boats, and many brands offer hybrids that appeal to boaters looking to broaden their boating horizons and that of their family. 

Rand Electric Boats – Rethinking What’s Possible

Published July 26th, 2016 by Bernardo

RAND  Boats are re-thinking traditional motorboat design in order to make easy-going boating available to everyone. They produce sleek, simplistic electric motorboats for recreational use and with focus on social interaction. RAND electric boats are electric and solar powered to create a silent and fume free boating experience for easy conversation and joy on the sea. Rand’s pedigree combines Scandinavian design with graceful lines, and are built with sustainable, low maintenance materials. Onboard safety is a high priority and all Rand models are unsinkable. 


Proof that Big Things Do Come in Small Packages

Published April 16th, 2016 by Bernardo

The NEW Axopar 24 is big on features wrapped inside a 7-meter hull. With 3 Best New Boat of the Year Awards under their belt, Axopar has done it again with the introduction of their new 24-foot model.


The Evolution of the micro-tender.

Published March 14th, 2016 by Bernardo

The Evolution M10 Jet is the smallest offering from Nautical Ventures coming in at just under 11' LOA. This package was specifically designed for today's yacht tender garages and small swim platforms. Equipped with Evolution Tenders' signature collared fender system, the M10 has a small footprint while allowing for comfortable seating of up to 5 adult passengers. She boasts abundant storage for dock lines, anchor and life jackets with room to spare, a rarity among yacht tenders in this size range.

The AquaZone at the 2016 Palm Beach International Boat Show!

Published March 13th, 2016 by Bernardo

The AquaZone, presented by Nautical Ventures, is an exciting and engaging attraction designed to give Palm Beach boat show-goers an upfront and personal experience with a variety of water sports and innovative products. The AquaZone’s 60’ x 30’ 40,000-gallon demonstration pool is located within the Flagler Park Amphitheater and will be home for in-water demos, hands-on testing, and a one-stop learning center for information and product knowledge from Nautical Ventures and the AquaZone exhibitors.

Chapman Transition The Ultimate Landing Craft.

Published March 12th, 2016 by Bernardo

The Transition by Victor Chapman brings a new dimension to what you should expect from your tender. Available in 20, 22, 25, and 28 foot models, these extremely well-constructed tenders are unique in the marketplace, featuring a 36” wide adaptive hydraulic bow ramp.

Tired of your daily commute? Try a Renegade Hovercraft!

Published March 10th, 2016 by Bernardo

Hovercrafts have been around for decades, ferrying passengers between islands, transporting troops to military targets, and carrying payloads to hard-to-reach locations. But now, modern technology has shrunk the hovercraft into a 2-passanger, easy-to-use, personal watercraft that brings all the thrills & excitement in a low-cost package.

Maritime Professional Training

Published March 8th, 2016 by Bernardo

Maritime Professional Training is spending more than $5 million dollars expanding its Fort Lauderdale campus to train more people in the commercial maritime and yachting industries.

Hey America... what SUP!

Published March 7th, 2016 by Bernardo

Stand Up Paddelboarding is the hottest sporting trend in America and has been for some time. Here's a few facts:

Putting Customers First

Published February 26th, 2016 by Bernardo

These days, good customer service can be anything but good. However, at Nautical Ventures, putting customers first is our first order of business.

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