Category: Blog

Irma Aftermath


With the invasion of Hurricane Irma, the cleanup in Florida is going to take some time. We are already seeing such amazing stories of communities coming together and helping each other with neighborhood clean up. If you evacuated Florida and you are just now returning, a change in scenery is inevitable. Here are a few things to keep… Read more »


Engine Maintenance


It’s fairly easy to keep your boat engine up to par. In order to maintain safe boating practices, keeping up with your routine motor maintenance is a big factor! There are tips and ticks you can do on a more sporadic schedule, but there are also things that you may want factor into a routine after every trip out on the water…. Read more »


4th Annual St. Johns River Run!


It’s about that time! Our annual St. John’s River Run is just around the corner, and this year it’s going to be as big as ever! Every year, Regal and Nautique hosts an event to show how much we appreciate our amazing customers and their loyalty. Join us for a day of fun with great food, games, and… Read more »


The Best Snacks for Boating!


“Where’s the food?”  That’s a question you’re asked from anyone. Your friend, sister, son, even your grandparents! No matter the age, everyone loves snacking! When you’re out on the water, having the right snacks might be a little tough, but, it can be done! Here are a few tricks and ideas to make snacking out… Read more »


Unknown Facts about Boating


  With any hobby we have, there are always facts that pop up that we might not have known before. The more you research the more you’ll find out and better versed you’ll be! With boating, there is always something new to learn; whether it’s the rules of the road, or a maintenance tip, or a new trick for you water sports… Read more »


Wakeboarding!


Boating now-a-days isn’t just relaxing on the water and enjoying the sun. There is serious sport happening and it’s creating a bigger wave than ever. Literally! Wakeboarding isn’t a thing of the past but it is taking a side step for Wakesurfing. Wakesurfing is a water sport where a rider trails behind a boat, riding… Read more »


Clean Waters


When you hear the words “water pollution,” you think oceans, right? Our oceans are not the only water bodies that are suffering from pollution. Let’s start off with a few facts! Water Pollution is the contamination of water bodies (lakes, rivers, oceans, aquifers, and groundwater). This form of environmental degradation occurs when pollutants are directly or… Read more »


Do’s and Don’ts


In any activity we engage in, there is a right and a wrong way of doing things. These tips aren’t to ruin someone’s time or add more work to your boating day, it’s just to make sure that everyone is abiding by the same rules. It keeps everyone equal and the most important part, it keeps… Read more »


Saltwater vs. Freshwater


There are many questions asked on a daily basis dealing with freshwater vs saltwater boats. What boat is better for either bodies of water? Can one boat be used in both freshwater and saltwater? While all water is wet; not all water is equal. This may leave many of you wondering if you can drop your… Read more »


Celebrate Moms!


With Mother’s Day right around the corner, some of us might be scrambling to figure out the perfect gift for the women who deserves the world! You want to do something bigger than the same’ol flowers and card. Look no further! Here are a few ideas we know any mother would love, whether she’s an… Read more »


Teach the kids a thing or two about boating!


Family boating trips can vary in length; from a day trip playing around with some new tubes or wakeboards, to a weekend trip just to get away for a few days. Even the shortest of trips can tire parents out. Handling the proper percussions and making sure the kids are entertained and staying out of trouble… Read more »


Nautique Boats


Just like Moomba or Regal boats, Nautique offers different styles to fit each person and their lifestyle on the water! Wake, Ski, and Sport are the 3 styles that offer different outcomes. Now with in these styles there are different types of boats as well. Here is a short run down of each. Wake Super… Read more »


Facts about Moombas


As with any brand, Moomba has several different styles to choose from. Mojo, Craz, and Mondo are the styles of boat you will come across. Moomba has also welcomed their newest style to its family, the Helix! Here are some basic facts about each boat to help you determine what Moomba is best for you!… Read more »


Regal Facts


As with any brand, Regal Boats has several different styles to choose from. Bowrider, Cuddy, Deckboat, Express Cruiser, and Sport Coupe are the styles of boats you will come across. Here are some basic facts about each boat to help you determine what Regal is best for you! Bowrider: A type of boat in the… Read more »


Boat Maintenance


Maintaining the inner workings as well as the outside of your boat is extremely important. It will help the integrity of your boat for as long as you use it on the water. Years down the road you may want to upgrade to a newer model and trading your boat in would be your best… Read more »


Smart Boating


We all like to think we know a lot (if not everything) about the hobbies we enjoy on a daily basis. But what about those who are new to the boating game? The newbies may not know all of the tips and tricks to make each experience safe and enjoyable, and even the veterans have few… Read more »


Fuel Conservation


As years go on, boaters are becoming more aware of what’s going on in our environment. People are coming up with ways to reduce pollution, helping clean up our water ways, and figuring out ways to minimize fuel consumption. All of these practices are good, but until they are put to work they are just ideas. We… Read more »


Low Lake Levels


With dryer weeks ahead, Florida boaters aren’t too thrilled to deal with these shallow waters. Low water levels and exposed lake bottoms maybe unattractive to many and can interfere with recreational activities. However, fluctuating water levels are normal and actually beneficial for Florida’s lakes. The single greatest factor affecting water levels in Florida’s lakes is… Read more »


26 Fasdeck


There is no doubt that Regal Boats are pretty amazing. Not only can you enjoy the adventure of water sports, but if you are looking for more of a get-away boat then Regals are something you need to see for yourself! The next boat we are going to feature is the Regal 26 Fasdeck!  The… Read more »


Insider Tips on Boat Shows


We all know that people make a New Year’s resolution every single year. We also know that many of us may not follow through with them. Maybe this year you wanted to spend more time with family and friends, learn something new, or spend more time exploring or being active. Or maybe you have a long… Read more »


Tubing Anyone?


If you really want to make this summer one for the books, tubing is the way to go! The great thing about adding a towable to your boating toys, is that it’s the best type of fun for all ages!  Tubing is among the most popular water sports. It’s easy for someone of any age… Read more »


Wakesurfing Tips


Wakesurfing is becoming more and more popular as the years unfold. There are so many tricks to learn and even those who are just in it for the thrill of it can’t seem to get enough! And with every new hobby or sport you take on, there are things that every veteran would love to share…. Read more »


Moomba Helix


If you love sports, and adventure, and you want your boat to keep you on your toes (literally) then why not stop in and check out a Moomba Helix? This newest member to the growing Moomba family is going to give you the best bang for your buck without breaking your wallet! The 2017 Helix features… Read more »


Regal 1900 ESX


For those of you in the market for a starter boat, one that will allow you to have the option of watersports but also a chance to relax and experience more leisure time on the water then a Regal is what you should be looking at. Let’s talk about the Regal 1900 ESX. With all… Read more »


Nautique G25!


As most of you have seen, we have a few blogs up here to help you pick the right brand, trailer, etc. for your boating experience. But we’ve never gone into detail about each boat and the pro’s and con’s it might have for each boat owner. We highly doubt there can be any cons… Read more »


Holidays on your Boat!


When boating is involved every day is a holiday. There is always a reason to be out enjoying the weather almost every weekend. Every chance you get you’ll want to be out on the water, wakeboarding, swimming, and even fishing for some! There is always a reason to celebrate the day, from a promotion at… Read more »


Central Florida Lakes


We all know that boaters have their go to spots. There is one place you can always count on when it comes to your day on the water. Some might be right in their own backyard, others might be a few hour drive to get to. Luckily, Central Florida has quite a few lakes that are utilized… Read more »


Boating is for Everyone!


Believe it or not, all kids may not be onboard for their family to get a boat. Some might be scared; others might not think there’s always fun to be had. For some parents, enjoying a sun filled day out on the water while fishing is paradise, others might take to a more wild and… Read more »


Obstacles in the Water!


We all know not every boating trip runs as smooth as we want it to. Sometimes trouble finds you and you can’t avoid it. When it happens, usually we’re at the wrong place at the wrong time. All of that stress and worry takes you away from the only reason you bought a boat in the… Read more »


The NSS! Secret Government Operation, or Amazing Surf System?


For those who aren’t avid boaters, or those who are just starting out, we know there are a lot of questions you need to ask before making your final choice. One of the biggest questions we get from novice boaters is, “What is NSS?” NSS is the acronym used to describe the Nautique Surf System…. Read more »


Walking on Water?


With summer right around the corner, parents are getting everything in place for summer outings for their family and friends. From weekend sleepovers to a full day out on the lake, activities are planned out. There is always something to do out on the water. From tubing to wakesurfing, parents will never have a dull moment with… Read more »


Why Parents Choose Boating!


In today’s day and age you see more and more kid’s focused on technology. Either sitting inside in front of a big tv or their faces are glued to the screen of a smart phone with very little human interaction! Kids should be out in the fresh air, climbing trees, playing tag, swimming, or making a… Read more »


3 Tips for First Time Boaters


Just like buying a car or a house, buying a boat can be pretty intimidating if you’re not sure of the lifestyle you want from your boat. Our knowledgeable sales team here at Regal and Nautique has compiled 3 simple questions for you to ask yourself while looking to buy a boat. Question 1. Are… Read more »


Homemade Sunscreen Stick


When your an avid boater and you are out on the water for most of your spare time, it is important to wear the proper protection from the sun. If it’s a hat, shirt, sunglasses or a few layers of sunscreen it is still important to protect yourself from harmful UV rays! But if you are one… Read more »


Financing


Buying a boat is not as scary as some people make it out to be. Like buying anything really, with buying a boat, prices vary depending on size and make. But now a days, many dealers or manufacturers can help you become a proud boat owner for less than a new car payment a month! And for… Read more »


New vs. Pre-Owned


To buy new or used, that is the question! This may be the toughest question for new boat buyers, but the answer is a lot easier to come by than you think. It all depends on you, the buyer. Your final decision boils down to your budget, your taste, and sometimes your mechanical knowledge. Take a second… Read more »


Insuring Your Boat


When it comes to boat insurance, there is no time to mess around! Our Sales Team here at Regal and Nautique work along side Marker 5 to help select the best boat insurance for you and your family. Here are a few things to know and keep in mind when shopping around. What are the types of coverage? Your… Read more »


Boat Storage


  When looking for the boat that’s the best fit for you and your family, one of the biggest questions you should ask yourself is where you’re going to keep it when you’re not using it. Three things that play into your “pre-purchase equation,” is it convenient, is it in your budget, and is the… Read more »


Keep it Clean


With each New Year, resolutions are made. Some are met and some fall through. This year let’s make a resolution among us boaters to keep our water ways clean. We’ve all mentioned this in passing or some have read countless blogs on it before, one probably from a previous blog here, but taking part in… Read more »


The right Dock for you!


When purchasing a boat there is a lot of thought that goes into what’s best for you and your family. Of course you’ll want a boat that fits your needs out on the water, but what about fitting the dock. You’ll want to make sure that your dock at home fits the boat you’re looking… Read more »