Pirates, beads, drinks, and a pirate invasion that brings parades to the streets of Tampa Bay. Gasparilla is Tampa’s biggest annual party. Our Gulf Coast marine engine experts are planning ahead with how they’ll celebrate Gasparilla 2020. If you’re planning on participating in the flotilla, docking your boat and enjoying the parade, or hitting up the party by yacht or boat, check out our tips for boating to Gasparilla 2020.
Day trips are one of the best parts of yacht ownership. Nothing compares to hitting the water and exploring your own backyard of Punta Gorda by yacht or boat. There are destinations only accessible by water, and others that are best visited by boat. Skip the traffic and explore these popular day trips from Punta Gorda that are best enjoyed by yacht.
Though it’d be nice to always sail your yacht to its destinations, sometimes shipping a yacht is the only way to move it quickly and efficiently.
There are many costs associated with yacht ownership, and fuel is one of the biggest concerns for yacht owners and those who charter yachts. There are many different systems within your yacht that will require diesel fuel, and new versus used marine engines will bring different fuel efficiencies. So, how do you calculate yacht fuel cost per hour? We share some expertise on calculating yacht fuel cost.
You’ve got your 401k squared away but squandering your checks to live in a manufactured retirement community just isn’t for you. Once you’ve aged into that “senior discount” bracket, you might be eyeing your long-term retirement plan. A growing number of Baby Boomers are ditching the shuffleboard and mothballs for something much more exciting – retiring on a yacht.