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Preparing for Weather Conditions Before Going Boating

January 21, 2020

To have the best experience possible when you’re boating, it’s important to be prepared for anything that might happen. One of the most important factors to keep in mind prior to a boating trip is the weather. Changing weather conditions can affect a boating trip in many different ways, so... View Article

Is Red Tide Toxic to Humans?

December 31, 2019

From time to time, when the deepwater miles off the coast of Florida meets a specific set of conditions—temperature, salinity and water current—it can give rise to a unique phenomenon known as red tide. Though red tide occurs at various spots around the globe, the red tide in Florida is... View Article

What Is a Red Tide, and How Does It Affect Fishing?

December 17, 2019

Along the coast of Florida, between 10 and 40 miles out to sea, there lies the potential for a unique global event. It’s called Florida red tide, a harmful type of algae that can result in hazardous fishing conditions. For anyone wondering, “What is red tide?” our Fort Lauderdale experts... View Article

Why Barnacles Are Such a Problem for Your Boat

November 27, 2019

If you’re a boat owner, you’re going to have to deal with barnacles attaching themselves to your hull at some point. Over time, a buildup of barnacles can result in increased drag, which means reduced fuel efficiency as your engine needs to work harder to keep up a proper speed.... View Article

How Often Should You Have Your Hull Looked At?

November 13, 2019

One of the most common questions we receive from our clients concerns how frequently they need to clean their boats—specifically, how many times a hull should be cleaned in a given year or season. For whatever reason, there is a common misconception among boat owners that the more frequently the... View Article

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