Boating Guide

Five Great Boating Adventures

Take to the seas with these recreational day trips and overnight excursions.

03/05/2021 By Cooper Levey-Baker

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La Dolce Vita on the Water

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New Year, New Boat: January Arrivals at Cannons Marina

Is one of your resolutions to spend more time on the water? We’re here to help.


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Four Things We Love About December

As a challenging 2020 comes to a close, there’s a lot to be grateful for.


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The Science Behind Grady-White’s SeaV2 Hull

There are a lot of factors that go into Grady-White’s consistently world-class boats—everything from heritage and experience to a company culture of integrity and innovation.


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How to Enjoy Sarasota-Manatee by Boat This Fall

It may be not be a normal season by many measures, but the allure of local waterways is as strong as ever.


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Four Great Nearby Boating Destinations

Check out these local Gulf Coast hot spots for a destination boating day trip.


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What to Know Before You Go Boating

The key to a relaxing, fun-filled day on the water is comprehensive preparation.


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The Inside Guide to Dining by Boat

From Anna Maria Island to Venice, here’s where to pull up dockside for great food and drink.


Real Estate

Siesta Key Marina Sold

The marina will be renamed Safe Harbor Siesta Key.

01/29/2020 By Staff

Make it sew

What's in Her Bag: Canned Ham Vintage's Cheri McNulty

One tote's contents reveal the busy days and secret escapes of a vintage revivalist.

10/29/2019 By Sarafina Murphy-Gibson

Captains Courageous

Sarasota Youth Sailing Has Taught Generations of Kids to Sail

Today the nonprofit serves 450 students, ages 5 to 18, in summer and spring camps and on racing teams.

09/01/2019 By Pam Daniel

Fast Track

Yacht Broker Joins Cannons Marina Sales Team

Ryan Hirshberg's biggest sale to date was a 130-foot yacht for $15.5 million.

08/30/2019 By Staff

Shell Yeah

Free MarineMax Classes Help Women Boaters Feel More Confident on the Water

The quarterly, small-group classes are taught by U.S. Coast Guard captains.

07/11/2019 By Hanna Powers


Boat Maker Recognized for Customer Service

Chris-Craft was recently given the 2018 Marine Industry Customer Satisfaction Index Award.

03/01/2019 By Staff


Grand Opening for New Bradenton Marina Set

Minto Communities and Margaritaville Holdings are celebrating the new marina at One Particular Harbour on Saturday, Feb. 9.

02/01/2019 By Staff


Boat Maker Launches New Partnership With Colorado Dealer

Manatee County's Chris-Craft recently added Colorado's Action Water Sports to its dealer network.

01/23/2019 By Staff


Sarasota Yacht Club Receives 'Platinum' Distinction

Only 30 yacht clubs in the country have been named a "Platinum Club of America" by the Club Leaders Forum.

12/11/2018 By Staff


New Marina Opens

The marina at One Particular Harbour Margaritaville has 55 wet slips and an enclosed boathouse capable of housing 128 vessels.

12/04/2018 By Staff


Boat Maker to Debut New Model Next Week

The Manatee County boat manufacturer Chris-Craft will reveal its new Launch 35 GT at the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show.

10/25/2018 By Staff