A Guide to a Great Day for Dad on the Water

Happy Father’s Day to all the dads out there! Today is the day we celebrate our fatherly figures and remember everything wonderful thing they’ve done. From teaching us to drive on the road or on the water to baiting a hook, pulling us on a tube, remembering to wear our life jackets, and helping us do the right things in life—Dad, we thank you. The passion for boating and spending time together is truly special when passed from generation to generation.

To help show appreciation for the dad in your life, we’ve come up with some Father’s Day gift ideas and a few ways to help celebrate the day and make it special.

  • Dishes for Dad

    A day out on the water can sure work up an appetite, and maybe even more so when celebrating Father's Day! We've compiled our 10 favorite recipes for keeping the troops fed—with ease to delicious eats to make on the boat.

  • Dock and Dine with Dad: Waterfront Bars and Good Eats

    If you don’t have time to prep a meal, why not take Dad out? Give the Father’s Day gift of a good meal while you get to spend some quality time catching up. Just hop in the boat and head out to one of his favorite places to grab a bite on the water. If you want to venture out to somewhere new, we’ve compiled a few good places across the nation to go.

  • Boating Gifts for Dad

    If you’re looking for some cool Father’s Day gifts this year, we’ve got the boating portion of that covered in the boat accessories department. From digital pocket anemometers to night vision goggles, these creative gift ideas are what Dad didn’t know he needed but won’t want to be without!

  • Give the Gift of a Fishing Adventure

    If you’re still feeling stumped about gifts, why not take Dad out on the open waters, and see what he can reel in? Challenge him to a contest of who can catch the most or biggest fish, and if he wins, offer to cook the next fish dinner! If you’re looking for an excellent fishing boat to take Dad out on, click on the button below for many other great options.

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Father's Day Fishing Photos from our MarineMax Family

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