September 2012 Blog Archive

2012 Tampa Boat Show
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
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!
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!
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
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
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
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

Monterey Boats Awards Top Performing Dealers for 2012
Monterey Boats Awards Top Performing Dealers for 2012 Thu, Sep 13, 2012 WILLISTON, FL- Monterey Boats recently awarded its Top Sales Performing Dealers for the 2012 model year during their annual Dealer Conference held at the Boca Resort & Club in Boca Raton, Florida. "These outstanding dealerships have an aggressive ... Read More

Pirate Captain Calico Jack
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
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
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

Hop on board to Deinze, Belgium!
Hop on board to Deinze, Belgium! Thu, Sep 06, 2012 Monterey Boats are enjoyed throughout all of the world's waters due to their prestige and reliability as well as our extraordinary Monterey Boats Dealers! Our next blog series honors our boat dealers and their picturesque destinations. We hope you en... Read More

Why do we celebrate Labor Day?
Why do we celebrate Labor Day? Mon, Sep 03, 2012 We hope everyone is having a safe and fun Labor Day on their Monterey Boat! Have you ever wondered why we celebrate Labor Day or how it became a federal holiday? Read More