Waterfront Yacht Brokerage Blog

As we enter the peak of hurricane season, preparing your boat for a hurricane or severe storm is essential to protect your vessel and minimize damage. Here's a comprehensive checklist to help you get your boat ready:

 1. Check the Weather Forecast: Monitor weather updates and hurricane warnings. Preparation should begin well in advance of the storm.

 2. Create a Hurricane Plan: Have a clear plan in place for your boat, whether it's storing it in a hurricane-rated marina, hauling it out of the water, or securing it in a safe location.

 3. Review Your Insurance Policy: Ensure your boat insurance is up to date and provides adequate coverage for hurricane damage.

 4. Remove Valuables: Take any valuable or irreplaceable items off the boat,

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U-Tiki Beach

Jupiter, Florida is known for its beautiful waterfront and offers several dining options accessible by boat. 

Here are just a few waterfront dining options that are popular in the Jupiter area for you to try:

 U-Tiki Beach: U-Tiki Beach is a popular waterfront restaurant located on the Jupiter Inlet. It offers both indoor and outdoor seating with great views of the water and Jupiter Lighthouse.  https://www.utikibeach.com/

Square Grouper Tiki Bar: This laid-back tiki bar and restaurant is located on the Jupiter Inlet as well. It's a favorite among boaters and locals for its relaxed atmosphere and live music.  https://squaregrouper.net/

Guanabanas: Guanabanas is a tropical-themed restaurant and bar situated on the Loxahatchee River. It's

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The Palm Beach International Boat Show (PBIS) showcases more than $1.2 billion worth of yachts and accessories in downtown West Palm Beach and drew over 53,000 attendees in 2019, according to the Marine Industries Association of Palm Beach County. After the governor of Florida made an announcement that he wanted to limit public gatherings to under 1,000 people less than a month before the 2020 show, the mayor of Palm Beach asked President of Informa’s US Boat Shows, Andrew Doole, to postpone.

This year, Waterfront Yacht Brokerage will be showcasing 2013 Sea Ray 540 Sundancer SARAH LEE (Currently For Sale), and 75' Hatteras Panacera GRATEFUL (Under Contract). The slip locations are IW 731 & 732.

At the 2021 Palm Beach International Boat Show, all

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After the 2020 Palm Beach International Boat Show was postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic, in 2021 PBIBS is moving forward as planned.

The Palm Beach International Boat Show (PBIS) showcases more than $1.2 billion worth of yachts and accessories in downtown West Palm Beach and drew over 53,000 attendees in 2019, according to the Marine Industries Association of Palm Beach County. After the governor of Florida made an announcement that he wanted to limit public gatherings to under 1,000 people less than a month before the 2020 show, the mayor of Palm Beach asked President of Informa’s US Boat Shows, Andrew Doole, to postpone.

At the 2021 Palm Beach International Boat Show, all staff, exhibitors, and attendees will be required to have their

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The 2021 Old Bahama Bay Wahoo Charity Cup is actually the postponed tournament from November of 2020, and will take place on February 4th-6th at OBB Resort & Marina in West End Grand Bahama to benefit Leukaemia & Lymphoma NI.

In 2019, a total of 37 boats registered, and Team LLANGUS earned first place overall with a 132.7lb three-fish aggregate. Second place went to CORKS CREW with a 130.7 lb aggregate and biggest tuna at 24.2 lbs. 45’ Gamefisherman CHIEF placed third place overall with 126.4 pounds of wahoo.

The first year of the tournament paid out over $40,000 in prize money and raised over $105,000 for Leukemia and Lymphoma NI.

Schedule of Events

Thursday February 4th, 2021

4:00 pm- 6:00 pm: Boat check in and registration

6:00

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ChaseN’Tailz is a tax exempt nonprofit in Jupiter, Florida dedicated to changing the lives of needy families with children battling life threatening illnesses. Directed by Summer Warren, they change lives by relieving financial stress to provide families more time to create forever memories with their children and connect them with other families and resources. 

This weekend, boats will be out fishing for the 7th Annual ChaseN’Tailz Fishing Tournament to fundraise for the worthy cause. Fishing teams will compete out of Jupiter Inlet to find the largest kingfish, dolphin, wahoo, bonita, or snapper.

The fishing day is this Saturday, September 26th 2020, but to contribute or register your boat, the Captain’s Meeting/ Kick-Off Party will be tonight,

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1st Place Boat - "Lunatico"

This past weekend, Waterfront Yacht Brokerage was lucky enough to sponsor the Paws and Reels Fishing Tournament to fundraise for Amber’s Animal Outreach. Over 30 other companies sponsored or donated raffle gifts, and 20 boats registered for the first annual tournament.

Last Thursday, fishing teams and supporters gathered while Rob "The Fly" Navarro and Tournament Director Lacey Hagler went over rules and regulations, and a captain’s dinner was provided by Sailfish Marina.

On Saturday, boats fished from lines in at 6:30 am until scales closed at 2:30 pm in search of the biggest dolphin they could find. Team “Lunatico” earned first place with a 16 pounder caught by Judge Moss, Luke Rinehart aboard “Drink Like A Fish”

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The Paws & Reels Fishing Tournament will be held at Sailfish Marina on Saturday, July 23rd and 25th, 2020 to fundraise for Amber’s Animal Outreach, and we encourage you to register or sponsor. Here’s the story behind this incredible tournament.

Amber Nelson may seem shy when you first meet her, but once you know her story, you’ll find that she is a determined young girl who is making a huge difference in our community.

Amber has been volunteering at several dog rescues and has collected donations since she was 7 years old. She has been written up in the Broward Humane Society magazine for her truckloads of donations. She has received several certificates of Volunteer Appreciation from rescue groups, awarded Kohl’s Cares Scholarship Program in

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The following order has been re-posted verbatim to prevent misinterpretation. For updated information, please visit The Bahamas website.

COVID-19 RT-PCR TESTING WILL CONTINUE TO BE REQUIRED AFTER JUNE 30. THERE IS NO END DATE FOR THIS REQUIREMENT AT THIS TIME.

 

Below are the procedures currently required by the Government of The Commonwealth of The Bahamas for the entering the country. We will continue to add details as they are announced.

 

REQUIREMENTS FOR BOATERS AND BAHAMAS MARINAS FOR 2020

REQUIREMENTS FOR BOATERS AND BAHAMAS MARINAS for 2020:

  • COVID-19 PCR Swab Test results (not more than 10 days old) to be handed in upon arrival in The Bahamas to Customs & Immigration. This requirement will not end on July 1st.
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As you know, the Bahamas is currently requiring any boats travelling there to have a clean bill of health. Below is a resource who offers house calls to marinas and boats for COVID-19 testing. The following info has been re-posted verbatim to prevent misinterpretation. 

"Access offers both, the PCR,DNA (swab) test and the IgG & IgM Antibodies (blood) test.

Our COVID-19 Real Time RT-PCR,DNA (Swab) test is performed in our CLIA certified, CAP accredited High Complexity lab using the latest PCR instrumentation which is authorized by the FDA (EUA). This has a clinical specificity of 98% - 100%. Results will be delivered within 24hrs. The cost per test is $159, however this is subject to change based on volume.

Our COVID-19 Antibodies IgG & IgM

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