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Florida is by far one of the best places to own or rent a boat. However, enjoying the open waters comes with responsibilities. Understanding and adhering to Florida's boating laws is crucial for a safe and enjoyable experience. Here are some of Florida’s boat laws that everyone should know. 

Vessel Registration: All vessels, excluding non-motor-powered ones under 16 feet, must be registered through the local Tax Collector's Office. Registration should occur within 30 days of purchase, with numbers displayed boldly on both sides above the waterline. Renewing the registration decal annually is mandatory for compliance. 

Boating Accidents: In case of accidents causing injury, death, or significant property damage, operators must promptly notify the…

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Starting today through Sunday, the waterfront of Stuart will hold the Annual Stuart Boat Show. As the largest boat show on Florida's Treasure Coast, this event promises an unparalleled experience for marine enthusiasts, featuring over 205 local, national, and international exhibitors displaying a stunning array of boats in-water and on land. 

Boasting a diverse lineup of motor yachts, cruisers, center consoles, speedboats, sport fishing boats, and pontoons, the Stuart Boat Show is a must attend for anyone in the area. From sleek 12-foot vessels to majestic 90-foot giants, the show caters to every nautical taste. The event not only showcases boats but also features the latest in personal watercraft, marine electronics, engines, safety equipment,…

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Jupiter, Florida is probably best known for golf, but that's just scratching the surface. Professional golfers have flocked to Jupiter over the past few decades, and word continues to spread among touring players and retired pros alike. Jupiter used to be a well-kept secret, but the secret's out. However, this charming town has way more to offer than just golf. It's a vibrant community with a fantastic quality of life, unparalleled natural beauty, and an array of activities. Waterfront Properties & Club Communities has been one of, if not the top real estate brokerage in Jupiter for years now, so here's what we have seen Jupiter come to be known for.

the Jupiter Inlet with clear blue water on a sunny day

1. A Boater's Paradise

The Thrill of the Open Waters

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Living in Palm Beach County offers an abundance of opportunities to explore the nearby waterways, making boat ownership an enticing prospect. Whether you are a seasoned sailor or a first-time boat buyer, finding the right vessel that aligns with your lifestyle and preferences is key. Here is a guide to help you navigate the process of choosing the perfect boat for your life in Palm Beach County. 

Define Your Boating Activities: Consider the primary activities you envision enjoying on the water. Are you looking for a boat for relaxing cruises, fishing expeditions, or water sports? Palm Beach County offers all those boating experiences, from leisurely trips along the Intracoastal Waterway to offshore fishing adventures in the Atlantic. 

Size Matters:

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'Tis the season to be merry, and Boca Raton is set to light up the night on December 16th, as the city hosts its Annual Holiday Boat Parade along the scenic Intracoastal Waterway. From 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM, witness the water come alive with dazzling displays of lights, colors, and festivity. 

The parade kicks off at the C-15 Canal, transforming the water into a holly jolly procession as boats of all sizes decked out in holiday lights travel southward, concluding at the Hillsboro Blvd. Bridge. Onlookers can gather at various public viewing areas along the route, with prime spots at Red Reef Park, Wildflower Park, and Silver Palm Park. However, note that parking at Wildflower and Silver Palm Parks is limited, so plan ahead for a stress-free experience. 

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Admirals Cove in Jupiter, Florida, is one of the most idyllic places on earth for boaters. With its stunning waterfront properties and a plethora of amenities catering to the nautical lifestyle, it's no wonder that boaters flock to this exclusive community. From a local's standpoint, here's why Admirals Cove is a dream come true for those who love life on the water.

1. Prime Location

One of the first things that make Admirals Cove great for boaters is its prime location. Situated in the heart of Jupiter, Florida, this community offers easy access to the Intracoastal Waterway and the Atlantic Ocean. Boaters can navigate their vessels with ease to enjoy both calm inland waters and thrilling offshore adventures.

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As the golden years approach, the search for the perfect retirement destination becomes a significant milestone and decision. Look no further than Palm Beach County, Florida, a retirees dream that stands out among the many other options across the United States. Here is why retiring to Palm Beach County is an unrivaled choice. 

First and foremost, Palm Beach County boasts a climate that is the envy of the country. With an average of 230ish sunny days per year, retirees can bid farewell to harsh winters and embrace a lifestyle bathed in perpetual sunshine. The temperate climate allows for year-round outdoor activities, from leisurely strolls along pristine beaches to rounds of golf on world-class courses. 

Beyond the weather, Palm Beach County offers…

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The leading cause of death in boating accidents in Florida is typically drowning. Florida's extensive coastline, numerous lakes, and warm climate make it a popular destination for boating and water-related activities. Unfortunately, accidents can happen, and when they do, drowning is often the primary cause of fatalities in these incidents. This underscores the importance of wearing life jackets, following safety regulations, and practicing responsible boating to prevent such tragedies.

boat on the water at sunrise in Jupiter, Florida

With its stunning waterfront properties and abundant opportunities for boating, places like Jupiter can be a paradise for water enthusiasts. Whether you're a seasoned fisherman or a newcomer to the world of nautical adventures, safety should always be a top…

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Florida is a big state, with each region having its own distinct personality. What typically comes to mind when you think of Florida? Florida is known for so many things that if you ask ten people, you might get ten completely different answers. So, let's do a little Family Feud-style list, and talk about the top ten things that most people think of when they think of Florida.map of Florida

1) Sunshine, Beaches, and a Warm Winter Escape

Florida boasts abundant sunshine throughout the year, making it an ideal destination for those seeking warm and sunny weather. The consistent sunshine allows for outdoor activities, beach days, and a generally pleasant climate. Florida is renowned for its stunning beaches, each with its unique charm. From the calm white sands of…

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Are you searching for your next dream destination to call home? Look no further than the charming town of Stuart, Florida. Nestled along the eastern shores of Florida, Stuart boasts a unique blend of natural beauty, community, and an unparalleled quality of life. Here's why you should seriously consider making Stuart your next residence:

boat at sunset in stuart florida

Breathtaking Natural Beauty: Stuart's location is a paradise for nature lovers. It's known as the "Sailfish Capital of the World" and offers some of the best boating, fishing, and water sports opportunities in Florida. The St. Lucie River and the nearby Atlantic Ocean provide endless opportunities for outdoor adventures.

Year-Round Sunshine: Stuart enjoys a warm and sunny climate throughout the year. With an…

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