Our office and boatyard will be closing at noon Thursday, December 24th for the Holidays. We will reopen on January 4th, ready to get the new year started off right. It’s been a wild ride this year, we greatly appreciate all of our loyal and patient customers who worked with us as we did the best… more »
We’re proud to announce that Carefree Boat Club has chosen our last remaining retail space as the new home for their west Jacksonville location! Their office is nestled up front between The Loop and Synergy Studios. They started with 3 slips on August 1st and have already added a 4th boat to the… more »
Sadler Point Marine Center will be working with St. Marks Episcopal Day School by serving as a collection point for a donation drive benefiting the Cox-Morgan family on Grand Bahama Island. All items collected at Sadler… more »
This is the last week to take advantage of Yamaha’s Power the Summer Sales Event! Basically, purchase any of our in-stock Kencraft, Challenger, or Bay Series new boats and you can stack an additional 2 years of extended warranty for a total of 5 years of coverage on your new Yamaha Engine at no… more »
We know you’ve heard this before BUT, with the peak of hurricane season just around the corner, now is the time to make sure you have a plan in place. As a part of that effort, we have maintained a Hurricane Haulout List for many years that helps us prioritize the limited space we have available… more »
Through the end of January 2019, we are offering a 10% labor discount on all 20, 100, Annual, 500, and 1000 hour Yamaha Service Packages! Don’t wait until the Spring rush to realize your engine needs service.
There’s a great article by Capt. Bill Pike about the wonderful communities that develop along the waterfront in the back of Power and Motoryacht’s March issue. Funny though, it kind of reminds us of a guy we know…pick up a copy and check it out. Let us know what you think.
From Captain Jim Suber, City of Jacksonville Waterways Coordinator / Dock Master:
“Be advised that per the United States Coast Guard the Jacksonville Main Street Bridge will be in the down closed position on Monday, November 6, 2017, from 5:30 a.m. until 8:00 a.m. FDOT has requested this time… more »
Join us for the first annual Ponte Vedra Boat Show this weekend October 20-22, 2017! This show has been organized by the Jacksonville Marine Association to enable local dealers to market deeply discounted older models and show off brand-new 2018 inventory. Don’t miss this opportunity to find a new… more »
“The Captain of the Port Jacksonville advises all mariners that the FEC Railroad Bridge on the St. Johns River in downtown Jacksonville, FL is undergoing emergency repairs due to hurricane Irma. Starting at 6:00 p.m. September 13th, 2017, the… more »
While we’ve had the honor of hosting this event in years past, we’re also super stoked to support this year’s event at Intuition Brewery’s new facility downtown! If you haven’t been there before, it’s brand new, and spacious and the quality and variety of beer choices are just what you’d… more »
Join our friends at Freedom Boat Club for a FREE movie night on the water at Metro Park Marina next month, April 8th! They’ll be showing “Pirates of the Caribbean” starting at 8:30 PM, first come first serve.
The next few weeks will see continued, intermittent closures with our closest railroad bridge. This will have little or no impact to our customers approaching from the East, except for those looking to refuel with one of our neighboring facilities. Boaters trying to leave the Ortega River from anywhere… more »
Good news! As of 9:30 this morning a call to the FEC Railroad Bridge at Downtown Jacksonville confirms that they are back in operation earlier than they expected. They are testing the repairs out today and are able to let maritime traffic through. Hail them on VHF channel 9 for further information.… more »
We were very fortunate not to have sustained any damage during Hurricane Mathew. It has allowed us to be in an ideal position to help others who were not so fortunate. We are already receiving requests for help from customers whose boats were damaged in the storm, and now need to make space in our… more »
As of 8 AM Tuesday, October 14th, Hurricane Mathew’s cone of uncertainty places us squarely in the potential path of impact. The weather we experience will greatly depend on the ultimate path Mathew chooses and our best guess at this point is that we are unlikely to see very dramatic weather. That… more »
Is the Summer sun making it uncomfortable to spend time on your boat? We currently have four covered slips available that we’d like to fill. They vary in location and dimension so call our office and speak to Cindy if interested. We’ve also decided to offer a FREE HAULOUT AND PRESSURE WASH (Valued… more »
The Jacksonville Chapter of Ducks Unlimited will be hosting a Greenwing Event for kids on April 23, 2016. The event will seek to promote knowledge of waterfowl ecology and outdoor safety and feature a wood duck box building event. Guest speakers from the St. Johns River Water… more »
From City of Jacksonville Dockmaster Jim Suber’s office: FLORIDA – ST JOHNS RIVER – JACKSONVILLE – FEC RAILROAD BRIDGE: Bridge Closure. Due to repairs, the FEC Railroad Bridge across the St Johns River in Jacksonville, FL will be closed from 7:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. to 5:00… more »
We are really proud to announce that we have recently signed on as Florida’s first Kencraft Boats Dealer. Kencraft Boats is a family owned manufacturer of 18’ to 24’ center and dual consoles, bayboats and skiffs. They build a first class, quality product that is competitively priced. Every hull… more »
You may not have noticed, but we have recently completed the installation of a new security camera system throughout our campus. The new equipment is a vast improvement over our old system with better image quality in particular. It’s just another example of our continuous efforts to improve our… more »
The Florida East Coast Railroad bridge near downtown Jacksonville is causing problems again for local and visiting boaters. According to Jim Suber, Waterways Coordinator for the City of Jacksonville, FEC has permission from the US Coast Guard to close the bridge in the down position for a full week… more »
Looking for something to do on the water this weekend? Visit the Riverside Arts Market this Saturday from 10-4 for a day of family fun in support of Angels for Allison. The festivities will include live music, artwork from local artists, special vendors, creative crafts for children, fabulous food,… more »
St. Johns Riverkeeper and the Riverside Arts Market are partnering to host the third annual River Ruckus to raise a ruckus for the river. River Ruckus is a family festival that shows Jacksonville our River is more than a scenic view. It is a recreational asset to this city… more »
Come join MOSH and St. Johns Riverkeeper for an interactive and interesting look at the Past, Present and Future of the water flowing through our region. Adult programming includes dynamic presentations from scientists and… more »
The 20th annual St. Johns River Cleanup & Celebration presented by the City of Jacksonville Keep Jacksonville Beautiful Commission will be held on Saturday, March 21, 2015 as Jacksonville’s kick-off event for the Florida Great American Cleanup. Nearly 50 sites can be… more »
Get ready for boatshow season in Jacksonville by planning to attend the 68th annual Jacksonville Boatshow at the Prime Osborn Convention Center. We’ll be there along with many other dealers, 9 food trucks, various fishing seminars and much more
We have recently contracted with Republic Services to upgrade our recycling efforts. Starting this month you’ll notice a new dumpster in our parking lot. We’ll be adding several new blue cans with lids around the yard as well. The idea is to segregate recyclables from our trash. We’ll continue… more »
Kohler Power Systems has issued a recall on some gasoline powered marine generators shipped prior to September 30, 2013 to include US models 5EKD, 7.5EKD and 10EKD. In connection with this, Kohler has issued Service Bulletin SB-737… more »
The second of two new water taxis has finally arrived at our yard. They are now both blocked “on the hard” pending the final negotiations surrounding their ownership, who’s going to operate them and the requisite Coast Guard inspections. We’re proud to be playing a… more »
The City of Jacksonville has begun installing new channel marker buoys at the Ortega River from the St. Johns River to the intersection of Cedar Creek. The installation should be complete by Saturday 4/5/14.
This is the first step toward setting up designated mooring areas in our area. Vessels… more »
Notice is hereby given that Council Members Jim Love and Don Redman, along with representative(s) of the Office of General Council, and other interested parties will hold a public meeting to discuss rules concerning docking and dock spaces on Jacksonville’s… more »
Does your Yamaha outboard engine need service? Keep it on a lift? Maybe you don’t have a trailer? Bring your boat to Sadler Point for a free haulout in conjunction with any regular maintenance or repairs. This represents a savings of up to $10.50 per foot! Offer good through February 28th, 2014.… more »
Due to a mechanical failure, the FEC Railroad Bridge across the St Johns River, Jacksonville, Florida has been placed on a limited opening schedule. This bridge will remain open to navigation from 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m., 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. and from 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m., Monday through Friday,… more »
For a limited time, we’re offering one-month of free wet storage to new customers who sign up for at least six months. We have both covered and uncovered slips available. Our slips are conveniently located east of the CSX railroad bridge, eliminating the hassle of waiting for train crossings when… more »
Join us and Sailors Exchange March 9, 2013 from 8AM to 2PM for the original Jacksonville Marina Mile Nautical Flea Market. Reserve your selling space now for only $20 per table. Proceeds to benefit youth sailing at the more »
The US Coast Guard has requested captains transiting the JAXPORT Berth 31 area in the vicinity of Blount Island to use extra caution and pay close attention to their wake. The contractors working there are using low freeboard vessels. The project is expected to wrap up in February.
In 1928, the word “marina” was used for the first time by the National Association of Engine and Boat Manufacturers to define a recreational-boating facility. Ever since then, marinas have been an integral part of not only American recreation but also American life. We… more »
Jacksonville will commemorate our Sesquiquadricentennial on May 1, 2012. As a part of the celebration, the French Navy is sending two tall sailing ships to Mayport and Jacksonville: the Etoile and the Belle Poule. They will depart Mayport Monday April 30th and sail up the… more »
The FEC bridge in downtown Jacksonville is currently operating normally. However, FEC asked the USCG for another closure beginning in mid-January for continued repairs. After reviewing the original request and considering public input, USCG has authorized the following amended… more »
We mentioned the following in our October Newsletter:
“We’ve learned from FDOT that beginning next week the South side of the Ortega River Bridge will be lowered and locked in the down position for one month. Then the South side will be raised and the North side will be lowered and locked… more »
We just been informed that the Ortega River Railroad Bridge is locked in the down position until further notice. The bridge tender told a customer of ours this morning that they hoped to have the parts needed to fix it this afternoon sometime.
8/19/11-2:50 PM – UPDATE: We just called the bridge… more »
The next few months will represent a challenge for area boaters. While most folks know about the impending bridge closure from the perspective of vehicular traffic, there will also be restrictions for marine traffic associated with the ongoing repairs. From what we understand, the following is the… more »
Take advantage of Pettit Paints Rebate Program to receive up to $40 in rebate cash on many of their top of the line antifouling paints. Our already low bottom paint prices make this offer too good to pass up. This program expires 5/31/2011. Schedule your haulout today!
The new floating dock is officially open for business at the Riverside Arts Market. Take your boat up this Saturday March 12th for great music, food, crafts and locally grown veggies. This Saturday is also River Day so there will… more »
Bring your Treasure! Sadler Point Marine Center and Pier 17 present the annual Ortega River Nautical Flea Market Saturday November 12th 2011 from 7AM to 1PM. This years Flea Market promises to be better than ever! In addition to the opportunity for our boating community to… more »
We have recently purchased specialized blasting equipment from Ecoquip. EcoQuip has the unique ability to remove and clean vessels without damage to the protective gel-coating over the fiberglass. Talk to us today about how EcoQuip… more »
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