August 2014 Blog Archive

Labor Day Boating on Your Monterey Fri, Aug 29, 2014 On September 5th 1882, New York City first celebrated Labor Day, a day that working men and women could enjoy time off work with their families and take part in citywide festivities. Today, we look forward to the holiday as an official summer sendoff... Read More

Scuba Diving: How to Get Started
Scuba Diving: How to Get Started Sat, Aug 23, 2014 Being out on the open water is something everyone should experience at least once-it's the reason we all became boaters! Whether you're by a metropolitan bay or a tropical resort, steering your way through gentle foamy water and basking in the aftern... Read More

Monterey Boats Awards Top Performing Dealers for 2014 Fri, Aug 22, 2014 WILLISTON, FL - Monterey Boats recently awarded its Top Sales Performing Dealers for the 2014 Model Year during their annual Dealer Conference held at the Boca Raton Resort & Club in Boca Raton, Florida. Read More

Family Fun on Your Monterey Boat Mon, Aug 18, 2014 August is Family Fun Month! As summer's starting to wind down and the kids are about to go back to school, it's the perfect time to fit some family time into your schedule. Check out these kid-friendly activities you can do on the water this summer. Read More

Boating Folklore: The Bermuda Triangle
Boating Folklore: The Bermuda Triangle Sat, Aug 16, 2014 Boating folklore isn't something new to us-sirens, the Lost City of Atlantis, even the Loch Ness Monster have all made their way into the culture of boaters around the world. Most of us write these stories off as just that-stories, nothing with any w... Read More

Watching The Clouds: A Boating Guide
Watching The Clouds: A Boating Guide Fri, Aug 15, 2014 As boaters and outdoor enthusiasts, we diligently check weather updates before we go out, plan our days around possible stormy weather, and bring our radios and GPS systems on board to ensure a smooth trip. But no matter how prepared we are, getting ... Read More

Chatham, Massachusetts: A Town Changed by Sharks Tue, Aug 12, 2014 In honor of Discovery Channel's Shark Week, which kicks off August 10th, we're taking a look at one town whose reputation has been changed by an increase in great white shark sightings-for the better! Read More

Fueling Up: Expect Lower Gas Prices This Fall
Fueling Up: Expect Lower Gas Prices This Fall Sun, Aug 10, 2014 We're no stranger to high summer fuel prices-last month saw the highest Fourth of July numbers since 2008-but boaters might be able to breathe a sigh of relief in the coming months. According to USA Today, this year's August 1st prices were the lowes... Read More

Living and Boating In The United States
Living and Boating In The United States Wed, Aug 06, 2014 We can't always decide where we live. Sure, the decision is ultimately ours, but sometimes work and other commitments end up dictating our homes for us. But if you could choose to live anywhere, we bet it would be a place with lots of sun, water, and... Read More

The Coast Guard: Celebrating the U.S. Naval Watchmen
The Coast Guard: Celebrating the U.S. Naval Watchmen Mon, Aug 04, 2014 Here at Monterey, we know how important the Coast Guard is to boaters everywhere. As a body, members rescue lost boaters, monitor foreign waters, investigate water pollution and screen our boats for vessel safety. In honor of Coast Guard Day on Augus... Read More