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Apr 20, 2023

GRADY-WHITE BOATS : SETTING THE STANDARD FOR QUALITY AND INNOVATION FOR OVER 60 YEARS GRADY-WHITE BOATS HAS BEEN ONE OF THE MOST RESPECTED NAMES IN BOATING HISTORY Known for their superior craftsmanship innovative designs and uncompromising quality Grady-White boats has been building boats in Greenville NC since 1959 and are considered among the best in the world Since purchasing the company in 1968 owner andCEO... Read More >

Mar 21, 2023

BOAT MAINTENANCE IS ESSENTIAL IN THE SPRING Learn how to maintain your boat and create a maintenance checklist Theres no better place to than out on the open water! Whether youre going fishing or just floating with friends and a full cooler you always have weekends set when you own a boat However before you take your boat out for a fun-filled day on the water this Spring it is essential to ensure all systemsare... Read More >

Feb 16, 2023

FOUNTAIN POWERBOATS - IN A CLASS BY ITSELF FOUNDED IN 1979 BY RACING LEGEND REGGIE FOUNTAIN JR FOUNTAIN POWERBOATS HAVE BEEN DESINGED TO RUN FASTER FARTHER AND BETTER THAN OTHER BOATS IN THEIR CLASS Fountain Powerboats is one of the premier designers and manufacturers of ultra-high-performance speed boats sport cruisers sport boats and sport fishing boats The company is no ordinary recreational powerboat manufacturer... Read More >

Dec 08, 2022

BEST HOLIDAY GIFT IDEAS FOR BOAT OWNERS Our 2022 Gift Guide to the best gear for boaters Be the best gift giver in your family of boaters this holiday season If you rsquo;re wondering what gift to get for your special boat-loving someone we rsquo;ve got some ideas that are perfect for any type of boater Whether they enjoy fishing exploring new destinations or enjoying a day at the sandbar these giftideas... Read More >

Oct 13, 2022

CHARTERING A BOAT IN TAMPA BAY By Coty Perry anglerscom If you are considering chartering a boat in and around Tampa Bay there are many things to learn and pay attention to Any experienced angler would tell you that chartering a boat is an excellent way to learn a lot in not much time especially if you don rsquo;t have many fishing skills There are some aspects of Tampa boat charter fishing that are universal... Read More >

Aug 26, 2022

BOATING WITH YOUR DOG TOP 8 TIPS FOR SAFELY TAKING YOUR DOG ON YOUR BOAT Having the opportunity to get out on the water is fun for the whole family ndash;even your four-legged family members! Dogs and boats can be a fun combo but bringing dogs on a boat requires special precautions After all while you can talk about boat safety in terms the other passengers can understand you cant simply use words to explain to... Read More >

Jul 25, 2022

HOW TO PROTECT YOUR YACHT FROM A HURRICANE TOP 8 TIPS TO PREPARE YOUR YACHT FOR A HURRICANE If you keep your boat on the Atlantic or Gulf Coasts of the US you face the possibility of a hurricane striking during the second half of the year If youre a yacht owner and cannot easily secure or move it the stakes become even higher Anyone in doubt of the severity of the damage done to boats need only look back to Hurricane... Read More >

Jun 28, 2022

BOATING SAFETY EQUIPMENT CHECKLIST Boating safety is something that every boater should be aware of Having a checklist makes the process much much easier We have put together a boating safety checklist based on Florida law This way when youre boating youre not only safe but legal as well By using this checklist you give yourself and your loved ones a safer experience on the water 6 Must-Have Boat Safety... Read More >

May 25, 2022

HOW TO FINANCE YOUR BOAT Tips on Financing your Boat Whether you rsquo;re buying a new or used boat it can sometimes be difficult navigating the many steps involved in getting insurance and financing squared away With a little help from experts you can find ways around any of the challenges Many dealers and boat brokers have great relationships with financial service experts that can help navigate what can... Read More >

Apr 18, 2022

KNOT TYING FOR BOATING LEARN POPULAR BOATING KNOTS - STEP BY STEP Knowing how to confidently and successfully operate a boat requires extensive knowledge of boating techniques on and offshore One of the most important skills a boater should learn is how to tie knots for boating Not only are boat knots important to know but it rsquo;s always fun to learn new ones Have a look at this site Animated Knots... Read More >

Mar 04, 2022

KEY WEST The Ultimate Vacation Destination for Boaters Known for its live-and-let-live attitude tropical climate and seemingly continuous happy hour Key West has been welcoming visitors seeking a vacation for two centuries Since its earliest days people have come to Key West to fish write play relax carouse and rejuvenate From the famous including Ernest Hemingway and Tennessee Williams ndash; Key West has... Read More >
54’ Ocean Renegade R5 - A Unique Solar Hybrid Electric Sailing Catamaran

Jan 18, 2022

54 rsquo; Ocean Renegade R5 Catamaran A Unique Solar Hybrid Electric Sailing Catamaran If you cross the pond and head south to a place feared by mariners for as long as the Cape of Good Hope has been mapped you will find Ashley Dee He is a yacht builder with a vision for the future and a zeal for fast sailing catamarans He has constructed some of the most advanced carbon re-enforced electrically propelled sailing... Read More >
What Is The Value Of My Boat?

Dec 08, 2021

What Is The Value Of My Boat? 8 key things that determine the value of any boat Are you considering the best way to sell your boat but don rsquo;t know what it rsquo;s truly worth? The old adage about the value is based on what the market will bear naturally depends on supply and demand and these days because supply is low people are receiving more for their used boast than ever before There are many factors that determine... Read More >

Nov 03, 2021

Looking to Catch Fish in Tampa Bay?

Sep 27, 2021

Looking to Catch Fish in Tampa Bay? Here are insights from an experienced local Captain One of the best benefits of owning a boat in the Tampa Bay area is being able to head out on the waters in search of a perfect day of fishing Whether you are located at a marina or local boat ramp the search for the ideal location takes experience and expertise that sometimes takes years to cultivate Over the last few years... Read More >
Thinking of selling your boat. Now is the time!

Aug 03, 2021

Thinking of selling your boat Now is the time! There has never been a better time to sell your boat If you have been considering selling your boat now is the time to do it With the shortage of boats and the ever-increasing demand sellers are getting a premium for their boats right now Recently owners receive enough for their pre-owned boat to nearly pay for their family rsquo;s boating expenses for the previous... Read More >

Jun 18, 2021

WHY YOU SHOULD USE A BOAT BROKER TO HELP YOU BUY OR SELL A BOAT Here Are 5 Reasons You Should Use a Boat Broker Whether you rsquo;re deciding to invest in a bigger boat or sell your existing one the process of buying or selling a boat can seem daunting and time consuming How much time do you have to find what you rsquo;re looking for? How can you make sure you recieve or pay the right price? Where do you go to find... Read More >

May 12, 2021

HOW TO BUY A USED BOAT Here is our 6 Point Guide to Buying a Used Boat Used boats offer a terrific value if you know how to evaluate the boat and are armed with the understanding of the process and potential pitfalls There are several questions you need to have answers in order to make this a productive and successful ventureEndFragment 1 How do you plan to use boat? The first step to finding the right... Read More >

Apr 09, 2021

Here are our TOP 10 Reasons to own a boat Whether it is a center console a fishing boat a cabin cruiser or a yacht owning a boat is a lifechanging experience that can be both rewarding and exhilarating 1 Reduces stress Daily life can be stressful This past year has elevated this stress to a whole new level! Our bodies and brains need to have an opportunity to recharge Various studies have revealed ldquo;our... Read More >

Mar 05, 2021

A TRULY UNIQUE BOAT The Afina 3950 is the ultimate expression of the challenge to the status quo Instead of simply following traditional boat designs Wayne Floe CEO of boat-lift builder Floe International decided to completely reimagine what a boat should be The Afina 3950 was born out of frustration when Wayne couldn rsquo;t find the right craft to suit his boating style he decided to design and build one thatwould... Read More >
American Marina is just minutes away from many popular restaurants and other attractions

Jun 08, 2020

Boat Buying Made Easy,Boat Ownership,Boat Sales,marina American Marina offers boaters easy Gulf access from the Cotee River Located in the blackwater river in Pasco County Florida the Cotee flows to the south and west through Starkey Wilderness Park and takes a northwest turn through downtown New Port Richey The Cotee enters the Gulf of Mexico at Miller rsquo;s Bayou The location is not only beautiful but also rich in the history of boat building If boaters are looking forthe... Read More >
Anclote Key Preserve State Park is a historic site for boaters

Jun 01, 2020

The Anclote Key Preserve located three miles off the coast of Tarpon Springs is only accessible by ferry service or boat This historic island is home to a variety of bird species and a picturesque 1887 lighthouse at the southern end of the island There are many activities for visitors including swimming sunbathing grilling and primitive camping The park has nearly 12000 acres of pristine gulf waters so it truly is a boaters... Read More >
Caladesi Island offers boaters an unforgettable experience

May 25, 2020

Caladesi Island State Park offers an ideal location for boaters The park marina has docks with 30-amp electric service and water hookups Guests also enjoy the covered pavilion with grill for picnicking A snack bar and gift shop are also onsite at the marina All sites are ADA accessible as well The docks are perfect for those wanting to park the boat The bayside marina also has 108 slips Overnight docking and water hookups... Read More >
Clearwater Harbor offers state-of-art features and slips accessible to the Intracoastal waterway

May 18, 2020

Clearwater and Clearwater beach cities thrive as cities on the water and the boating tourists that flood the area The area offers more than a dozen marinas around Clearwater Harbor Boaters rsquo; main attraction is the marina and water but they also have the option of easy access shopping and entertainment in Saint Petersburg and Tampa The area is off the Gulf of Mexico at Clearwater Pass northwest of St Petersburg Thesite... Read More >
Egmont Key State Park offers plenty to see and do both on land and water

May 11, 2020

Egmont Key State Park is one of the few in Florida to provide boat slips Activities on both land and water are enjoyed by visitors while getting away from it all This location is an ideal spot for family and friends to cruise to on the boat and camp With so much to offer this state park is fantastic for people of all ages and interests Boaters can camp and enjoy many amenities that cater to their specific needs Reservea... Read More >
The Godfrey Hotel offers private docks for boaters

May 04, 2020

The Godfrey Hotel is located at the edge of the Tampa Bay waterfront amid lush tropical surroundings offering a chic and sophisticated atmosphere for guests The area is well-suited for family vacations friend retreats and even romantic getaway for two Its also an ideal location or wedding celebration and honeymoons This resort-style property caters to guests needs whether they come by boat or by car The Godfrey strivesto... Read More >
Island Way Grill serves fresh seafood daily

Apr 27, 2020

Island Way Grill is all about offering fresh fish and seafood to customers daily Their boats make trips to the Gulf and bring back fresh snapper Mahi and other local fish varieties Customers can expect nothing less than the freshest most delicious seafood selections at this location The restaurant prides itself on offering an excellent selection of the worlds finest seafood including oysters flown in fresh for the besttaste... Read More >
Lands End Marina is an ideal location for boaters of sport and pleasure

Apr 20, 2020

Looking for the premiere Marina in west-central Florida? Lands Ends Marina is the ideal location for those looking to spend time on the water and also enjoy dryland activities as well The marina located in Tampa Bay is a full-service facility offering the features boaters need to spend less time working and more time on the water doing what they love Lands End Marina offers boaters years of experience in catering to their... Read More >
Pine Key is a secluded island to enjoy both water and land activities

Apr 13, 2020

Big Pine Key is about 30 miles north of Key West and 100 miles south of Miami Here boaters can relax and enjoy many water-borne activities such as scuba diving snorkeling boating and fishing The area is not only beautiful but filled with fun and exciting activities for the entire family When looking for lodging in the area the marina has boat dockage with excellent water access for fishing and diving The area also offers... Read More >
Port 32 strives to elevate the recreational boating experience

Apr 06, 2020

It all begins with a brilliant management team The l leadership team of Port 32 with a combined 75 years of experience has carefully researched some of the most popular waterfront destinations to help create a unique and service-first approach to the development of the marina The main goal at Port 32 is to provide the most enjoyable boating experience for everyone And it shows in all the marina has to offer Port 32 Marina... Read More >
Sailport Waterfront Suites offers guests spacious rooms and relaxation

Mar 30, 2020

Located eight miles from downtown Tampa Sailport Waterfront Suites offers guests luxurious and spacious suites with expansive views of Tampa Bay The hotel has modern one and two-bedroom suites suited for couples and families There are docks nearby for guests who arrive by boat Every room has a private balcony or lanai overlooking the bay Suites with full kitchens and pull-out sofas are available When traveling with family... Read More >
Shepard’s Beach Resort is notorious for its party atmosphere

Mar 23, 2020

Shepard rsquo;s Beach Resort is the ideal location to have fun with friends and let loose It rsquo;s a lovely location directly on the sand of Clearwater Beach There rsquo;s so much to do both day and night at the resort During the day visitors can enjoy the beach and water activities and in the evening the night clubs live bands and other venues right on the beach keep visitors going into the wee hours of the morning Themes... Read More >
An unforgettable stay awaits at the Tampa Marriot waterfront hotel

Mar 16, 2020

The Tampa Marriot Water Street is mere steps away from the Florida Aquarium Sparkman Wharf Tampa Riverwalk and the Tampa Marina This location is frequented by lovers of land and sea Guests who choose to stay in one of the hotel rooms or dock at the Marina will not be disappointed Spend time on the boat or reserve a luxury room and enjoy the many attractions in the area The Tampa Waterside Marina is an ideal location for... Read More >
The Getaway offers deep water access to boats of all sizes

Mar 09, 2020

This Florida-keys inspired tiki bar and marina are located in St Petersburg Florida Visitors can boat up to the area that is a true tropical paradise with sugar sand and coconut palms While taking in the surrounding beauty they can relax and enjoy tropical drinks and cold brew Bare feet and bathing suits are welcomed here! While the Getaway doesnt serve food the beach area does have food a variety of food trucks that stop... Read More >
Looking for a luxury hotel to dock? The Vinoy is the place to be.

Mar 02, 2020

The St Petersburg area is rich in cultural diversity and history The bay area provides a plethora of opportunities to explore and discover something new with each visit The area is famous for lovers of land and sea because of the many attractions such as the Gulf beaches Tropicana Field and the Museum of Fine Arts The Vinoy Renaissance in St Petersburgh offers guests many luxuries The location is a 4-star hotel resort and... Read More >
Whiskey Joe’s is known for its delicious food and a legend

Feb 24, 2020

The legend that surrounds Whiskey Joe rsquo;s brings in tourists from all over to one of the many Florida locations Is the legend of Whiskey Joe true? Some say he tamed and alligator and outrode a hurricane but what is the legend really? Everyone will have a great time discussing it with locals and enjoying a good meal Boaters and beachgoers can both enjoy Whiskey Joe rsquo;s Whether on foot or docking the boat up at the... Read More >
Suncoast Boat Show 2019 Invitation

Apr 21, 2019

Boat Buying Made Easy,Boat Shows,Industry News,Tiara Yachts This weekend come join our team at the 37th annual Suncoast Boat Show in downtown Sarasota FL We rsquo;ll be in slip A48-A49 from April 26 - 28 2019 at Marina Jack This show is situated right in our backyard It rsquo;s at a perfect time of year and great for boaters getting revved up for the new season around the state We will be there in full force to showcase two of our special listings 2003 Tiara 3100 Open and arare... Read More >
Cookie Policy - Tampa Yacht Sales, INC

Apr 15, 2019

site policy Cookie Policy for Tampa Yacht Sales INC This is the Cookie Policy for Tampa Yacht Sales INC accessible from wwwtampayachtsalescom What Are Cookies As is common practice with almost all professional websites this site uses cookies which are tiny files that are downloaded to your computer to improve your experience This page describes what information they gather how we use it and why we sometimes need to store thesecookies... Read More >
Florida Title & USCG Registration Fees

Jan 08, 2019

Florida Title USCG Title Services US Coast Guard Documentation State Title and Registration Settlement Service Lien Searches / Satisfaction of Mortgage / Preferred Ship rsquo;s Mortgage Foreign Flag Registrations / Deletions Domestic and Foreign Company Formations Buying selling or just have a question? Let us know! 360 Central Ave Suite 800 St Petersburg FL 33701 8332229248 8132003458... Read More >
Merry Christmas & Happy New Year!

Dec 12, 2018

CLICK HERE Thank your for a great 2018! We look forward to an even better 2019 Read More >
Tampa Yacht Sales - New Marketing & Website with MLS Feed

Nov 29, 2018

Tampa Yacht Sales a professional yacht brokerage firm serving the Tampa Bay Area including Pinellas Sarasota and Hillsborough counties has launched a new website and marketing campaign President Shane Faunce first opened Tampa Yacht Sales in 2013 after spending 12 years as a yacht broker working for other professional firms ldquo;Tampa Yacht Sales has grown exponentially in recent years because our team has grown in numbers... Read More >
Pursuit Boats Purchased by Malibu Boats - Completed

Oct 16, 2018

Industry News,Pursuit Boats The 100 million dollar deal was funded $50 million in cash and $50 million in an increased credit facility closed 10/15/2018 This move to integrate Pursuit Boats into Malibu boats is a strategic move expected to expande the Malibu family market share across the US and internationally ldquo;As a leader in the saltwater outboard fishing segment Pursuit is an incredible addition to the Malibu family Over the past 41 years... Read More >
Brunswick to retain & reinvent Sea Ray - No yachts or Sport Yachts

Jul 10, 2018

Boat Sales,Brokerage,Sea Ray Yachts Brunswick to retain reinvent Sea Ray brand June 25 2018 BY BRUNSWICK CORPORATION Brunswick Corp today announced it has ended the sale process for its Sea Ray business including the Meridian brand Brunswick said it will retain and revitalize Sea Ray and leverage its premium brand to capitalize on growth opportunities in its sport boat and cruiser product categories Brunswick also announced it will discontinue Sea Raysport... Read More >

Jul 05, 2018

Boat Ownership,Brokerage,Lifestyle,used yacht sales Source: Full throttle || Business Observer | Tampa Bay Bradenton Sarasota Fort Myers Naples Shane Faunce has run his own yacht brokerage firm since 2013 Photo by Mark Wemple Shane Faunce doesnt shy away from one fact that makes his particular sales job a constant challenge: Unless someone makes their living on the water they dont need a boat Its one of lifes ultimate luxury buys When someone is trying to buy a boat its... Read More >
What are the two happiest days?

Feb 14, 2018

Boat Buying Made Easy,Cabo Yachts,Carver Yachts,Cruiser Yachts,Grady-White Boats,Hatteras Yachts,Lifestyle,Sea Ray Yachts,Tiara Yachts,used yacht sales We have all heard the axiom the two happiest days in a boat owners life are the day he buys and the day he sells! I have seen in my 28 years of boating experience and 18+ years of professional experience the joy boating can bring How do you make the time between buying and selling more enjoyable? I have found people often have unrealistic expectations as to how much they will use the boat An Old Salty D og said he... Read More >
USGC Documentation & State Title

Feb 09, 2018

Boat Ownership,USGC Documentation Recreational boat owners in the United States are required to register their boats with their respective state governments Each state has a myriad of requirements and even multiple state agencies with varying requirements For purposes of this article we will talk about the state of Florida Any vessel of 5 net tons or more (usually vessels over 25 feet) and that is wholly owned by a US citizen is eligible to be Coast... Read More >
Yacht Closer Documentation - Tampa Yacht Sales

Oct 06, 2017

Boat Ownership,Boat Sales,USGC Documentation US COAST GUARD DOCUMENTATION Lien Search / Abstract Title Warranty of Title / Bill(s) of Sale United States Coast Guard Filing DELETION FROM US COAST GUARD DOCUMENTATION Lien Search / Abstract of Title Warranty of Title / Bill(s) of Sale United States Coast Guard Filing for Removal STATE TITLE AND REGISTRATION Lien Search / Release / Satisfaction Warranty of Title / Bill(s) of Sale State Title and Registration... Read More >
Why Tampa Yacht Sales - Boat & Yacht Brokerage

Jan 12, 2011

Boat Buying Made Easy,Boat Sales,Brokerage,used yacht sales Tampa Yacht Sales is an innovative nimble and boutique brokerage firm with global reach in their boat yacht marketing With over 15 years of helping customers buy and sell yachts matched to their needs we know what works We have dedicated sales professionals with a vast knowledge of the marine industry; they are well educated and up to date on the fair market values of pre-owned and brokerage vessels We use the latest... Read More >