Seven Fall Boating Activities to Keep You Connected

With the Dog-Days behind us, fall is one of the best times to enjoy your boating lifestyle. Boating has made the perfect summer escape, and many in the industry are predicting that it will continue right through the fall as families continue to distance and stay cocooned in their family unit. With your own private floating resort, every day is a Saturday and every weekend is a vacation! Here are seven activities you can do with friends and family that will extend your enjoyment of being united by water. 
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    Fall Events

    Many MarineMax stores have end of season events in the fall. In times of social distancing, being on a boat can be a great way to have fun while remaining safe. MarineMax Hall Marine Greenville is hosting a Mastercraft Summer Surf Series, and MarineMax St. Petersburg is throwing a First of Fall Docktails. Check with your local MarineMax to find out what fall events they are holding.
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    The weather is cooler and clearer which make fall Getaways!® so special. MarineMax Lake Ozark ends their boating season with an annual golf and shopping Getaway!® to Old Kinderhook. Head down to the beautiful Florida Keys for our Hawks Cay Getaway!® later in September. Your local MarineMax can let you know if they have fall Getaways!® that you and your family can participate in.
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    Sterngating is an up and coming activity that you and your friends can participate in on your own. Organize a trip and enjoy boating and your favorite team all in the same day. With games being held without spectators, the next best option may be to watch the game on your boat's television!
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    Fall Fishing

    Fall is one of the best times for fishing. Fish are migrating and feeding in preparation for winter. There are several tournaments that MarineMax stores host, sponsor or participate in. Your local MarineMax is a great resource for local fishing expertise, fishing gear and tournament information in your area.
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    Get Cookin'!

    Some of the best meals are made out on the water. From drinks to desserts, we've got the boat-friendly recipe for you!
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    Fall Seminars and Classes

    MarineMax offer seminars and classes throughout the fall on everything from targeting and catching specific species of fish to MarineMax exclusive Women on Water® classes that help women to feel comfortable behind the helm. Check with your local MarineMax for their schedule of seminars and classes.
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    Ease Your Mind

    Being on the water has been proven to reduce anxiety and stress, especially when accompanied by loved ones. Get closer to your family and friends and create lasting memories aboard your boat this fall.
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