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Boating is a popular activity that many participate in South Florida. Since owning a boat can be a lot of maintenance and can be expensive depending on the size and age of the boat. Luckily for us, there is a number of Boat Clubs and Marinas that you can join or rent a boat to get out on the water.

Boating Clubs offer you the experience of owning a boat without the hassle and maintenance with easy and affordable memberships for you to choose from. The Clubs also offer a large variety of sizes and brands of boats to choose from with new boats added all the time.

Once you choose the correct Boat Club for you, all you have to do is go online or call and make your reservation for the day and type of boat you wish to reserve. Some boating clubs offer to bring

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Jupiter, Florida is a town full of beautiful beaches, great shopping and restaurants, waterways for boating and kayaking, highly rated schools, luxurious amenities, plenty of activities and an easy-going lifestyle. The town is located in northern Palm Beach County and has been ranked #12 “Best Beach Town in America” in 2018 and #9 “Happiest Seaside Town in America” in 2012.

Whether you just in town for a few days or have guests visiting, here are some of Jupiter’s greatest hotels.

Jupiter Beach Resort:
Located right on the ocean, the award-winning hotel offers 169 rooms and suites, oceanfront dining, a modern fitness center, heated pools, business center, beach services, poolside bar and an award-winning Spa to name a few. The hotel offers hotel deals and

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Paddle boarding is becoming an extremely popular water sport activity that provides a great exercise and builds strength and balance.

Paddle boards can be used for many different recreational purposes in addition to getting in a good workout. A paddle board is a long narrow board that glides across the water, similar to a surfboard in design. While standing, sitting or kneeling in the middle of the board, a person uses oars to skim across the water. A paddle board can also be used by laying on the board and using your arms as a paddle.

Paddle boards can be used for many different recreational purposes in addition to getting in a good workout. There are also many health benefits of using a paddle board. Some of the health benefits include improving

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This Friday night, the Loggerhead Marinelife Center is hosting their reoccurring popular Sea Turtle Sleepover event.

The Sleepover over is an exclusive overnight event that includes the ultimate slumber party, a tour of the outdoor sea turtle hospital, snacks, movie time, pizza, and activities for aspiring scientists. The Sea Turtle Sleepover is aimed for children ages 8 through 12 years old.

The event begins at 7 pm on Friday, September 20th and the cost is $65 dollars per child. The cost also includes pizza and snacks. The sleepover is a drop off event, but parents and chaperones are welcomed to stay over and participate in all the events throughout the night.

You are allowed to bring your own snacks and drinks for the evening, but you are asked to

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This Saturday, September 21st is International Coastal Clean Up day around the world. International Coastal Clean Up Day is the world’s largest event where volunteers come together to help clean up our beaches and help to protect marine life. The event happens every year and volunteers from over 100 countries head to their local beaches and coastline to show their support for a cleaner ocean.

Here are some Clean Up events going on this Saturday in Palm Beach County. If you wish to volunteer, you can pre-register by contacting the coordinator listed for each clean up location. You can also call Keep Palm Beach County Beautiful at 561-686-6646 or email them at info@keepPBCbeautiful.org for more on how to register.

Where: Carlin Park (400 S. A1A)

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The Loggerhead Marinelife Center in Juno Beach is a sea turtle rehabilitation, research and education center. The center is a non-profit that promotes the conservation of the ocean’s ecosystems and focuses on endangered and threatened sea turtles.

The center offers onsite rehabilitation center for injured and endangered sea turtles, aquariums, research laboratories. The Center continues to monitor the turtles progress for their recovery before releasing the sea turtle back into the ocean.

Every day the center hosts numerous events and this weekend there is plenty of events for everyone to enjoy.

Friday, September 13th: Public Guided Tours at 2 pm

Public Guided Tours: The tours are offered seven days a week and includes a tour throughout the facility and

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Palm Beach County is home to over 125 miles of waterways and what better way than to grab a boat and head to some of the county’s most popular sandbars.

Throughout certain times of the day, the tide lowers and creates a natural sand bar along the intracoastal for boaters to stop. Here you’ll find friends, neighbors and the community gathering together along the sandbar for hours at a time enjoying the sand and sun.

Here are some of the most popular sandbars in the area.

The Jupiter/Tequesta Sandbar:
The sandbar is located along the Loxahatchee River, a little north of the Jupiter Inlet and Intracoastal. On any given weekday or weekend throughout the year, the popular sandbar is certainly the place to be and hang out for the day. The sandbar boosts views of

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The Juno Beach Fishing Pier is a popular attraction in Palm Beach County for local fishermen and tourists for fishing and photos of the view.

The 990-foot-long fishing pier is a T-shape that offers visitors a full-service Pier House and great salt-water fishing. The Pier House at the beginning of the pier is filled with a guest service team, bags of ice, a gift shop, snacks, drinks, and various fishing gear. You can also rent fishing poles daily from the Pier House.

The pier is part of the Loggerhead Marinelife Center’s Responsible Pier Initiative which is a program designed to work directly with fishing piers and fishermen to promote a healthy pier environment for the Marinelife and sea turtles. The program is the first is in kind and started in 2012 and

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Since 2010, the State of Florida requires that any person who wishes to operate a vessel with more than 10 horsepower and is born after January 1st, 1988, must complete and pass a boater safety course.

Florida does not have a “Boating License” but a Boater Safety Education Identification Card is proof of a successful completion of the course and exam. Good news for you is that the Identification Card is valid for life and requires no follow up courses or renewal fees. You are just asked to review your notes to keep up with the boating rules and regulations.

There are some boating safety education exceptions for those who are born after January 1st, 1988. Those exceptions include those licensed by the U.S. Coast Guard as a master of a vessel, those

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This weekend, the Loggerhead Marinelife Center is hosting a Back to School BioBlitz event. BioBlitz is a science effort to record as many species as possible within a designated location in a short period of time.

This Saturday, the Marinelife Center is hosting the event for everyone to enjoy. The morning will be filled with fun activities to identify local marine species for science. The family friendly event begins at 8 am to 11 am this Saturday, September 7th at Coral Cove Park in Tequesta.

Those who attend can choose between snorkeling, free dive, or some other method to observe Marinelife in shallow waters. In order to participate in the event, an underwater camera is required to capture pictures. If you choose not to swim, you can help clean up the

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