2012 Tampa Boat Show
Fri, Sep 28, 2012
Today is the kick-off of the 2012 Tampa Boat Show at the Tampa Convention Center! This week's photo blog will explore the great city of Tampa! Remember to stop by our new dealer, Thunder Marine to view our 320SY, 260SY, 224FS, 264FS, the incredible M... Read More
Sirens of the Sea
Wed, Sep 26, 2012
For century's folklore from the Near East, Europe, China and India have depicted creatures with the upper body of a woman and the tale of a fish. These creatures popularly came to be known as mermaids. The first mermaid tale occurred around 1000 BC a... Read More
Down Under at the Great Barrier Reef!
Mon, Sep 24, 2012
The largest coral reef system in the world is the Great Barrier Reef located in the Coral Sea off the coast of Queensland, Australia. An astonishing 2,900 reefs and 900 islands make up this coral reef structure. Coral polyps, incredibly small organis... Read More
It's Sea Turtle Season!
Fri, Sep 21, 2012
Sea turtles are magnificent creatures found in all of the world's oceans except the Arctic. There are only 7 species of sea turtles and all are named on the endangered species list. Since sea turtles take an average of 10 years to reach sexual matu... Read More
A Scenic Trip to Marghera, Italy
Wed, Sep 19, 2012
Our next dealer destination brings us to the beautiful location of Marghera, Italy.
Marghera is a borough of Venice, Italy and is an industrial area known as Porto Marghera. Venice is a commune with six boroughs and 30,000 inhabitants in all. Read More
Delicous Pan-Grilled Snapper
Mon, Sep 17, 2012
Would you like to have a healthy dinner prepared in just 15-minutes? Well, we would too! Today we're serving up Pan-Grilled Snapper with Orzo Pasta Salad from Cooking Light. You're just 15-minutes from having a delicious dinner on the table! Read More
The Jolly Roger Flag
Fri, Sep 14, 2012
The Jolly Roger flag was used by a ship's crew to identify themselves as pirates. The pirates hoped the flags would serve as an intimidation method, frightening the victims enough to surrender without a fight. Most people associate the Jolly Roger fl... Read More
Pirate Captain Calico Jack
Wed, Sep 12, 2012
Pirate Captain Calico Jack was born John Rackham, on the 21st of December, 1682 in Jamaica. He was active during the end of the "golden age of piracy" in the 18th century and operated in Bahamian waters. Read More
The Amesbury: A Nautical Piece of WWII
Mon, Sep 10, 2012
Today's blog explores the Amesbury, a famed World War II destroyer escort ship.
After its decommissioning, the Amesbury was sent to Florida, where it was sold for scrap metal in 1962 to Chet Alexander Marine Salvage of Key West. It was decided that... Read More
Americas Haunted Lighthouses
Fri, Sep 07, 2012
This week's photo blog takes a ghostly tour of Americas most haunted lighthouses! Have you visited any of these lighthouses? We would love to hear your stories and view travel photos on our Monterey Boats Facebook page Read More