Hooray For 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 10 ideas for gifts, activities, and recipes to have the perfect Mother's Day 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.
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  • 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.
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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.
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Treat Mom to a delicious drink, snack, or meal aboard your boat! Take a look at some of these boat-friendly recipes.
  • Two mimosas

    4. MOMosa

    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!
  • Grilled chicken

    5. Mediterranean Chicken Skewers

    A good meal onboard should involve at least one kind of grilled meat. This simple recipe can be prepared ahead of time so you can devote your attention to Mom.
  • Shrimp cocktail

    6. Not Your Mom's Shrimp Cocktail

    A tangy take on the classic shrimp cocktail, this flavorful dish will wow your mother. Even better, you can prepare the individual ingredients beforehand, then assemble whenever you're ready!
  • A yogurt parfait

    7. Greek Yogurt Parfait

    This traditional Mediterranean dessert is suited for making on a boat. Sweet, creamy, and full of flavor, this is a treat that Mom is sure to love.
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  • Gifts

    Struggling to think of the perfect Mother's Day gift? Here are some great boating-related ideas.
  • 8. Boat Shoes

    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.
  • 9. Wine on the Water

    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.
  • 10. Boating Gear

    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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