News and Events
Christmas Movie Night 2019
Santa Clause 2 on December 14th, 2019 It’s a classic 60’s style drive-in movie, just on the water. Watch the movie from the comfort of your boat on beautiful Simpson Cove. The show starts at dusk around 5:30pm. The movie will be played through FM transmitter and you can tune in on your radio, just […]
21st Annual Night Lights for Tykes
FRIDAY, DECEMBER 6th – 6 to 9 PM Mount Dora Boating Center and the U.S. Marine Corps Reserves are teaming up for a specials Toys for Tots collection event. Toys for Tots is a program run by the United States Marine Corps Reserve which distributes toys to children whose parents cannot afford to buy them […]
Outboards vs. Sterndrives: What’s the Best Choice for You?
OK, you’ve picked out your new boat… now a crucial decision looms: the engine. There are two choices to power your craft: outboard or stern (inboard) drive. Outboards provide more room in the boat because they are installed on the transom, outside the boat. A sterndrive combines inboard power with outboard drive. The engine sits just forward of […]
Safety First: What To Know Before You Leave the Dock
Tens of thousands of lakes and rivers make Central Florida a boater’s paradise. Whether you’re enjoying fishing, cruising or watersports, it’s important to equip your boat with basic safety equipment before heading out onto the water. In fact, the state of Florida requires it. Florida law also requires anyone 21 years old or younger to […]
How Much Does it Cost to Own a Boat?
Owning a boat is an incredible experience, allowing you the freedom to enjoy fishing, cruising, watersports, and create fun memories with family and friends. It’s a vacation you can enjoy anytime you’d like. Often boating is more affordable than many people think, but it does cost money. And beyond the price of buying your boat, […]
Best Boats for Central Florida Lakes & Rivers Series Bowriders
Bowriders: Next to the small fishing boat, Bowriders have to be the top choice of first time boat buyers. They get their name from the seating area in the front of the boat. Bowriders are an extremely popular type of boat among all kinds of boaters. People brand new to boating and seasoned veterans who’ve […]
Best Boats for Central Florida Lakes & Rivers Series
Pontoon Boats: Pontoon boats are ideally suited for Central Florida waterways in both form and function. The deck is mounted on two or more metal tubes called pontoons. These pontoons (sometimes referred to as “tubes”) are very buoyant and provide a great deal of stability. They also draw very little water and can navigate shallow […]
Happy Summer Boating!
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One Year of Boating for One Low Price
In honor of our 30th anniversary, we are offering a special deal on Four Winns new HD series boats.We’ll include the first year of storage, maintenance, insurance and gas for the low price of $1,989! See our Four Winns Inventory Here