In January of 2003, Florida Boaters Guide.Com was the proud recipient of the 2003 - 2004 Golden Web Awards given by the International Association of Web Masters and Designers to those sites whose web design, originality and content have achieved levels of excellence deserving recognition. Since then, we have been presented with eight additional website awards. We are also listed in the 100 Best Boating Sites and designated as one of Florida's Finest Websites.
Our site is designed to provide you with complete and comprehensive information relating to Florida Boating. Our Marine Services Directory provides a wide range of services for the Florida boater with over 6,800 service providers listed in more than 30 categories. You can find service providers from Key West to Northern Florida by Area Code, Zip Code, City or Name.
In our Florida State Resources link, you can find out how to register your boat with the State of Florida or how to document your vessel with the US Coast Guard. You can buy a Florida fishing license online, find the local tide predictions and make marina reservations at one of the Florida State Parks all from our site.
At the top of our home page, you will find boat safety resources, boat supply retailers, weather information, Florida fishing and diving spots from Key West to North Florida on both coasts. You can search our boats for sale section and link to national listing services like
Boat Trader OnLine,
Yacht World, the Florida Mariner and more. Make reservations at one of your favorite marinas with our link to our affiliate partners at MarinaLife.com.
Planning a Cruise to Key West or any other exotic Florida coastal destination? Use our Chart supplies link to order your charts, cruising guides or electronic software. You can also find major national Towing Services right on our front page.
If you are a Marine Service Provider, it's easy and convenient for you to be included in our site. Just click on our
Advertise Your Business button on the left side of this page and follow the simple instructions. Want to stimulate your marine services business? Your just moments away from being able to advertise your business on one of our banner ad pages and see the various ways you can improve your customer reach and exposure to over 1,000,000 registered Florida Boaters and other boaters who visit our state.
We want Florida Boaters Guide.Com to be the only place you need to search on the web for all of your boating needs.
Florida Boaters Guide.Com is a company owned by Island Ways Enterprises, Inc. Frank L. Dame, President and CEO has been cruising the waters of Florida since 1959. A former business unit president of a fortune 500 company, Frank left the corporate world to pursue a vocation that would complement his love of Florida and its waters. Frank is a Florida licensed Yacht Broker, also holds a USCG 100 ton Master Captain's license, is a certified SCUBA diver and has a private aircraft pilot's license.
By assembling a massive database of service providers throughout the State of Florida and handy links to a myriad of boating resources, Florida Boaters need not search anywhere else to satisfy their boating needs. And all of this information is available to you with just a click of a mouse!
Having the resources available to the Florida Boater to make boating a pleasant experience is an invaluable asset, especially when cruising or planning a cruise.