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Bonita Springs Boat Show

The 28th Annual Bonita Springs Boat Show will be held on March 2nd-5th at the Naples Fort Myers Greyhound Track. For event details, exhibitors, and seminars click here. Hope to see you there!

SWFMIA's Comment On
Manatee Regulations 
By: Southwest Florida Marine Industries Association

Manatee deaths related to watercraft reached a record 104 in 2016, causing some to push for additional regulation. SWFMIA, with special thanks to Bob Atkins, has put together a few facts, comments and a graph, which can be viewed here, which puts some perspective on the state of the manatee population in Florida.  

The Ultimate Cooler Test 
By: Fields & Stream

Nothing puts a damper on a day out on the water like warm beer and spoiled fish due to melted ice in your cooler. Check out this Ice Chest Throwdown to see if your go-to cooler made the list or if you should be rethinking how to keep those silver bullets cooler than the Rockies. 

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Cold Snaps Have You Landlocked? 

By: Go Boating Florida 

There are few things that can keep avid boaters off of the water, but strong, chilly winds during a Floridian "winter" can be one of them. If you've got an itch to get on  the water, but the weather isn't agreeing, check out the boating and fishing related activities listed here to hold you over. 


Boaters Resource Directory 

World class boating in SWFL also means world class marine experts! From boating resources that include watercraft insurance, electronics and safety equipment, marine related services and sales, find everything you need on SWFMIA’s Boaters Resource Directory.


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