5 Ways to Staycation with Mom

What better way to spoil the leading lady in your family this Mother’s Day than with time on the water and by taking advantage of our boating classes just for her? Don't miss out on these ideas for to have the perfect Mother's Day staycation on the water.
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  • Boating Activities

    The weather is warming up just in time for your family to spend Mother's Day on the water. Here are a few activities you can enjoy together.
  • 1. Be a Tourist for a Day

    Sightseeing by water can be simply breathtaking. Take the mom in your life to enjoy the scenery and landmarks of your local area.
    Explore Popular Boating Spots
  • 2. Take a Class

    Help Mom brush up on her boating skills by signing her up for an exciting class, or join her and hone your abilities together. MarineMax's Women on Water classes are perfect for mothers to learn about boating - and we're currently offering virtual classes!
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  • 3. Try a New Watersport

    From wakesurfing to tubing to paddle boarding, there are plenty of options for the mother in your life to find the watersport she loves.
    Introduction to Watersports
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Recipes and Gifts

Treat Mom to a delicious drink, snack, or meal aboard your boat! Take a look at some of these boat-friendly recipes. And if you're struggling to think of the perfect Mother's Day gifts, here are some great boating-related options.
  • 4. Recipes

    Easy to prepare and delicious to drink, this Mango Raspberry "MOMosa" is the perfect beverage for Mother's Day. Puree one ripe mango (peeled, pitted, and cut into chunks), 1-2 Tablespoons of sugar, and a teaspoon of lemon juice until smooth. Set the puree aside in the fridge until ready to use, then pour into a champagne flute, followed by chilled champagne, a splash of raspberry liqueur, and fresh raspberries. Yum!

    We've got you covered for the rest of your meal too! Kick things off with this tangy take on the classic shrimp cocktail, follow it up with delicious Mediterranean chicken skewers, and sweeten things up with a Greek yogurt parfait for dessert.

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    5. Gifts

    After preparing a delicious dinner for Mom, pair it with her favorite wine. Nothing makes a glass of wine taste better than enjoying it on a boat with your loved ones. A pair of quality boat shoes makes for a simple, timeless gift for any boat lover. Get your mother ready for the upcoming boating season with a pair of brand-new boat shoes. Help Mom avoid having to choose between stylish and useful - a new boating tote bag or a pair of designer sunglasses will help elevate her boating experience.
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