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Boat Restoration: The First Place You’d Better Sweat is Your Brain

Boating is one of the universal pass times of mankind. From the first time someone thought, “Hey, I wonder if there are more fish out there than there are on the beach,” boats have been a big deal. And a classic dream in our modern culture is expressed wonderfully by Andy Dufresne in The Shawshank Redemption as, “I’ll buy a worthless old boat, fix it up new, and take my guests charter fishing.” Unfortunately for most of us, the reality of fixing up a boat is nowhere near the romantic…
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Added by Captain Jonas on March 10, 2010 at 5:34pm — 1 Comment

Best Center console for the money?

Any ideas on what the best used Center console is out there? I'm looking to pick up a trailerable unit probably under 25' since my truck only pulls 5000lbs.

I hear Yamaha is the best outboard?

I hear Grady White is the best boat?

I see Mako is pretty affordable.

I read Scout is the most fuel effecient?

Do you know this to be true?

Added by Brent Laugesen on March 5, 2010 at 2:22pm — 2 Comments

Going to the Beach on a Budget

Some people want to go to the beach more often but they find their finances are holding them back. In this economy, I can easily understand why people are skimping and scraping where they can. Even if you live in an area that is close to the beach, you may find there are still expenses related to going.



For example, you might have gas to get there, you might take off work for a short trip or an overnight trip, you need food and drink while you’re there and you might purchase other… Continue

Added by Piper on December 6, 2009 at 6:42pm — No Comments

fishing job for my grandson Ryan

My 20 year old grandson has moved to kenneth city to live with his Dad(my son)He loves to fish.His dream is to work on a fishing boat..perhaps a charter boat.He is tall and strong and healthy.He is very bright(I know..all grandma's think that).He will be 21 on new years eve.He has only worked in restaurants,delivery,and phone sales.But he is a fast learner and a hard worker.I am a nurse and i am 70 years old and would just like to see him able to fulfill his dreams.If you have any pointers… Continue

Added by barb cordle on November 20, 2009 at 10:41am — 3 Comments

Tips for Taking Care of Your Boat

Boat maintenance is something that all Floridians should know about. Having a boat in Florida is much like owning a car because there are so many people with one. Still, a boat is a big investment and if you’re going to put that much money into something, you need to know how to take care of it properly.



Below are a few tips for taking care of your boat that can help you protect your investment and keep it looking like new:



• Wash and wax your boat regularly to help… Continue

Added by Piper on November 17, 2009 at 12:36am — No Comments

What to blog about?

So I'm wondering if I need to keep my blogs here to boating topics. I mean, it's a boating site but it's MY blog, right? So shouldn't I be able to blog about whatever. Like, what about my day or my weekend plans or family? Or maybe I could blog about why I like boating and how I got interested in it in the first place.

I'm getting some great ideas here for my blog at Boat Pinellas but it's getting late here so I will need to start my first "real" blog tomorrow. Yay!

Added by Piper on November 14, 2009 at 4:21am — No Comments

boat ramps in clearwater area

I need a list of boat ramps in the Clearwater area.

Added by Tom Hodgson on November 5, 2009 at 12:18pm — 1 Comment

Partnership, Advertising, and Sponsorships for Businesses, Vendors, Suppliers, Marinas & Service Providers

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This discussion is being created to make everyone aware of the various advertising and sponsorships that are currently available or will be available in the near future.

Since the launch of the first BoatFlorida.com website back in early 2009, BoatBrevard.com has had over 40,000 unique users (different people/computers). The site continues to grow at a rate…

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Added by BoatPinellas.com on October 21, 2009 at 12:10pm — No Comments

What is a Blog? Please read this before posting a new blog..

There appears to be some confusion on the difference between forum / discussions and blogs. In general, a forum/discussion is intended for two way conversations and/or questions and a blog can be thought of as more of a one way journal that can be commented on.



A blog (short for weblog) is a personal online journal that is frequently updated and intended for general public consumption. They are usually maintained by an individual with regular entries of commentary, descriptions of… Continue

Added by BoatPinellas.com on October 21, 2009 at 12:09pm — 1 Comment

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