Tag Archive: boating

Avoid Alcohol when Boating

The probability of being injured on the water doubles when alcohol is involved as proven by this Darwin Award nominee.

Always Wear a Lifejacket

Darwin Awards are given to people whose lack of common sense often removes them from the gene pool. And the award goes to…

The Days of the Fernandina Boat Races

In the 50s and 60s we enjoyed many wooden boat races on the Amelia River and everyone had a great time with them. The Boat Club in those day organized any outings on the water for families.

What Happened to this Year’s Transient Boat Season?

Being the first port in Florida, Amelia Island has deep water, a wide channel, lots of dock-age (over 1800’ of breakwater), fuel, lounge and laundry facilities, great shopping, restaurants and much more.

Bilge Pumps and Your Boat

One huge misconception is that bilge pumps are on a boat as a life safety feature and can save a boat from sinking.

Amelia River Cruises and Cumberland Sound Ferry

Amelia River Cruises and the Cumberland Sound Ferry both offer exclusive private charters for weddings, reunions, birthdays and corporate events. Either cruise offers a two hour, narrated adventure whose tour guides are an abundant wealth of knowledge in the local history of Amelia Island, Fernandina Beach, Fort Clinch State Park, Cumberland Island, Georgia, and the St. Mary’s and Amelia Rivers.