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National Safe Boating Week May 18-24 2024

MAY 17, 2024 "Wear Your Life Jacket at Work Day"

                                                        66th National Safe Boating Week

May 18th through May 24th 2024

  Family Safe, Family Smart  

Recreational boating experience through education, outreach and training.This campaign also reminds boaters of important safety practices such as:

1.boating safety course’s
2.never boat under the influence of alcohol or drugs
3.knowing the navigational rules. 
4.wearing and proper use /PROPER FIT of life jacket

                    Free Vessel Exam

                                          Boating Safety Courses and related LifeSaving                                                                 

                                         Serving Volusia County's  Boating Public for, Fifty-three Years!

                                        Edgewater, Oak Hill, New Smyrna, New Smyrna Beach 

Wear It

BOAT SHOWS (start with Feb 2023) 

MIAMI INTERNATIONAL BOAT SHOW — You’ll need a map to navigate this show, the granddaddy of all Florida boat shows. It features five action-packed days, including James Beard award-winning chefs, live entertainment and virtual reality boating, never mind the most and best drool-worthy boats on the planet.  

THE MIAMI YACHT SHOW — This show, a five-day mega-festival studded with seminars, special events, and extraordinary yachts, runs at the same time as the Miami International Boat Show


FLORIDA SPORTSMAN EXPO — Florida Sportsman Magazine hosts this annual event in Fort Myers. It features an enormous indoor tackle and fishing boat sale as well as seminars that offer instruction on topics like bait rigging, fly-casting and using a cast net.
THE BONITA SPRINGS BOAT SHOW— Welcome Florida’s premiere boating season with a visit to this four-day show, held at the Naples Ft. Myers Greyhound Track.
PALM BEACH INTERNATIONAL BOAT SHOW — With boats, yachts, accessories, seminars, demonstrations, elevated culinary experiences and more, if you’re a marine enthusiast, this four-day show is the place to be.
SUPERYACHT SHOW PALM BEACH — Running concurrently with the Palm Beach International Show, this show is invitation-only, offering high-end clients a chance to check out an assortment of the World's most luxurious superyachts while enjoying entertainment, luxury lounge experiences, superyacht seminars and private evening events.  
SUNNYLAND ANTIQUE BOAT FESTIVAL — This long-running, three-day annual festival splashes into Lake Dora in Tavares, made even more lively with events like a captain’s party, seaplane rides, live music and a flea market.
SUNCOAST BOAT SHOW — Touted as the Gulf Coast's premier boat show, this three-day extravaganza is held at Marina Jack in Downtown Sarasota. Explore tents brimming with jewelry, art and clothing; enjoy food, drinks, and music; and soak up the sunshine while pricing and comparing hundreds of vessels, big and small.
THE FLORIDA OUTDOOR EXPO — South Florida Fairgrounds in West Palm Beach hosts this event; it strives to bring the community together to discover outdoor activities and sports, including boating.
JACKSONVILLE IN-WATER BOAT SHOW — The Jacksonville Boat Show drops anchor at Metropolitan Park and Marina, featuring three days of family fun and seminars in addition to a vast array of boats.
DAYTONA BEACH BOAT SHOW — Held at the Daytona Beach Ocean Center, this three-day event promises something for everyone, whether you’re new to boating or a seasoned sailor.