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Embarking on a journey of buying a new or preowned boat can be an exciting experience. Whether you crave the adrenaline rush of speeding along open waters or the tranquil moments anchored in a serene setting, finding the right vessel is crucial for a fulfilling and enjoyable maritime adventure. At Nautical Ventures, we understand every boater's desires are unique. This is why we stock different types of boats to cater to a wide range of preferences and needs. Let's explore some of the popular boat types available at our Fort Lauderdale shipyard.

The Different Types Of Boats Available At Nautical Ventures 

Here are the different types of boats available at Nautical Ventures:

Pontoon Boats

Pontoon boats come in a flattish shape and use tubes to stay afloat on water. The standard length of these vessels ranges from 15 to 30 ft with a shallow draft. Each vessel has several aluminum tubes to support the greater platform and offer excellent stability. Pontoon boats are ideal for use in inland & coastal waters for recreational activities such as cruising, fishing, skiing, etc. Check out the pontoon boat models available with us.

Fishing Boats

As their name suggests, fishing boats are built exclusively for fishing. They are available in different sizes and can be used in both freshwater and saltwater bodies. Some of the notable features of these boats include built-in tackle stations, livewells, in-deck fish boxes, rod holders and more. Notable build quality centers around stability, strength, and durability to withstand fishing ventures across diverse waterways.

Cabin Cruisers

Cabin cruisers are ideal for relaxed boating. They come with all the crucial features that make them comfortable and convenient retreats on calm waters. With amenities such as sleeping quarters, a kitchenette, bathroom facilities, heaters, air conditioners, and power generators, cabin cruisers offer a cozy and familiar environment for extended stays and leisurely voyages. The cruisers employ a secure shaft drive mechanism and rudder steering designed for movement in the salty water. 



Bowrider Boats

Known as the absolute family boat, bowriders are popular for their versatility, spaciousness, and ability to accommodate various water activities. The cockpit, bow area, and helm are constructed uniquely to allow a spacious seating arrangement that offers enough room for over eight passengers. These vessels also feature a swim platform where you can tag wakeboards. 

Center Console Boats

If you are a fishing enthusiast looking for a boat that offers greater flexibility in high waters, center consoles are your best bet. Center Console boats are specifically designed for sports fishing and can handle harsh offshore waterways so you can explore the deep ocean. They come with essential equipment, including gunwale rod holders, bait wells, fish lockers, and outriggers, among many others. 

Electric Boats

Electric boats rely on electric power generated by onboard solar panels, generators, and batteries. These boats are gaining prominence due to their quiet and emission-free operation. They are, therefore, ideal for environmentally conscious boaters and anyone looking for serene, quiet trips. Electric boats require minimal maintenance since you can't replace filters, fluid, or seals. Nautical Ventures offers electric boats with sterndrive technology for sporty handling, similar to traditional petrol boats. 


Sailboats are vessels primarily propelled by the wind acting on sails. Some are equipped with generators, windmakers, and other modern technologies to deliver more power and speed. They come in various shapes and sizes, designed for different purposes, such as racing, cruising, or day sailing. These vessels can vary in occupancy from single-seater crafts for adventure sailing to spacious recreational vessels with seating for over 25 individuals. 


Yachts are prestigious water vessels displaying elegance, comfort, and opulence. Crafted specifically for leisurely cruising, yachts are typically large, providing abundant space for social gatherings. They are custom-fitted with lavish amenities like bedrooms, lounges, dining areas, and sometimes even spas or pools, further enhancing the indulgent experience onboard. The vessels boast powerful engines and top-notch navigation systems, allowing for smooth and comfortable voyages across all kinds of water bodies. 


A tender boat, or rigged inflatable boat (RIB), is a smaller craft running back and forth from a larger vessel such as a ship or yacht. Tenders address the needs of larger crafts by performing tasks that the bigger boat can't. These may include transporting passengers, fetching supplies and equipment, and assisting with recreational activities like water sports. 

Find Yourself At Sea In No Time!

If you are shopping for an ideal boat in Florida, Nautical Ventures is ready to help. We are your one-stop destination for all things boating, whether you need a sleek yacht for luxurious ocean voyages or a sturdy fishing boat for casting lines in tranquil waters. Our knowledgeable and experienced staff is dedicated to assisting you in finding the perfect vessel to suit your needs and preferences. 

Contact us today to schedule a free consultation or visit one of our locations throughout Florida.

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