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What are Sand Bars and What Forms Them?

What are Sand Bars and What Forms Them?

If you’re in Florida you’ve definitely seen or heard of sandbars. Located in our lovely Florida ocean water, they can be noticed by a distinct discoloration. They may even be partly exposed, where you can see the sand located in the middle of the water. But how are...

How Jet Skis Affect the Environment

How Jet Skis Affect the Environment

These small comfortable machines are great for enjoying the ocean and waterways. But like everything that consumes fuel there is a concern for its impact on the ocean and environment. Let's go over some of the biggest factors on how jet skis affect the environment....

Why are Jet Skis so Expensive?

Why are Jet Skis so Expensive?

A jet ski is a great toy to have and use, especially in sunny South Florida where there are great beach days all year round. Getting one may not be as easy as it seems though. A new jet ski can cost anywhere from $5,000 USD to $20,000 USD plus. All depending on the...

Dangers of Jet Skis in South Florida

Dangers of Jet Skis in South Florida

While these vehicles are super fun to use and easy to master, there are still dangers you should look out for. Nothing ruins a good time out in the Florida sun like a watercraft accident. Out in the ocean these accidents can become life threatening, and the best way...

How to Beach a Jet Ski (PWC) Correctly

How to Beach a Jet Ski (PWC) Correctly

Jet Skis (PWCs) are great in the water, but the question is how can you get them on dry land? If you ever wondered this, we can shed some light to these great machines. Imagine a scenario where you are having fun on the water but then want to take a break and get on...

How to Maintain a Jet Ski

How to Maintain a Jet Ski

Jet Skis are fun and easy to use, but making sure to properly maintain them is key to a long lasting machine. With Jet Ski maintenance it is best to take preventative steps, this is to avoid costly damage, or worst case scenario, machine failure when riding.  Here are...

Why is the Ocean Blue?

Why is the Ocean Blue?

If you ever wondered why the ocean is blue you’re not the only one, and why it may seem a mystery, we’re happy to let you know the secret of the ocean’s blue hue.   In layman’s terms the ocean is blue because that is what light is reflected off the ocean. More...

Tips on Having a Great Beach Day

Tips on Having a Great Beach Day

  The beach is a great place to go and unwind and enjoy the day. South Florida is widely known far and wide for excellent beaches. We have some great tips on making the most of your beach day.   Check for flags and signs Beach signs are placed to let...

What happens if you flip over a Jet Ski?

What happens if you flip over a Jet Ski?

What happens if you flip over a Jet Ski ? It should always be a great experience when you ride a jet ski. However, not every personal watercraft (PWC) ride goes exactly the same way, with beautiful blue skies and perfect water conditions. You should always be careful...

Difference Between the terms Jet Ski & PWC

Difference Between the terms Jet Ski & PWC

You’ve probably heard of Jet Skis (PWCs) probably referred to as one or the other interchangeable. And you’ve probably wondered why the difference in the first place? The different namings actually have a reason, and it may surprise you!   PWC - Personal...

Jet Ski To The Bahamas

Jet Ski To The Bahamas

Have you ever thought of traveling on the water to a tropical island? This is obtainable given the close distance between Miami, Florida and The Bahamas. Such a trip is not reserved only for cruise ships either. Not only can you make this trip using a private boat but...

How Do Jet Skis & PWCs Work

How Do Jet Skis & PWCs Work

We all love riding jet skis (PWCs), I mean who doesn’t. And while riding on the open ocean you might have wondered what makes this glorious machine do what it does.  There are no propellers, just thrust and you’re off. We’ll touch on how these machines work and how...

Ocean Safety 101

Ocean Safety 101

The beach and ocean are the hallmark of Florida living, but this does not mean it is something to take lightly. Ocean safety is important to know to make sure you get the most enjoyment out of watersports and reduce the chances of getting hurt. We’ll walk you through...

Jet Ski (PWC) Regulations & Rules in Florida

Jet Ski (PWC) Regulations & Rules in Florida

Riding on Jet Skis (PWCs) is very fun and safe, doing so in Florida provides a beautiful climate that is always full of sun and enjoyment.  It is important to follow Florida’s laws and regulations to ensure that you are staying safe for yourself and others. Shark...

5 Reasons To Rent A Personal Watercraft (Jet Ski)

5 Reasons To Rent A Personal Watercraft (Jet Ski)

Reason #1 You’re On Vacation In South Florida South Florida is fortunate to have consistent weather that makes outdoor fun possible all year round. From the warmest summer months to the winter time, south Florida has beautiful beaches, lovely oceans and palm trees to...

5 South Florida Attractions To Try

5 South Florida Attractions To Try

Here are five travel destinations you should explore when traveling in south florida.  Naples Botanical Gardens The Naples Botanical Gardens is a beautiful experience for travelers. Filled with 170 acres of native tropics. Guests can explore seven different sections...

New Groupon Deal!

New Groupon Deal!

We are committed to providing our clientele the best in service and pricing for our services. And without further ado we are officially listed on Groupon. While this promotion will be short lived we hope our existing and new customers alike can enjoy these special...

Things to Note for First Time Jet Ski Riders

Things to Note for First Time Jet Ski Riders

So you want to go fast and enjoy the speed of a jet ski on the open water. Going super fast on the water is not only fun, but easy to do! For a first time rider, ensuring you feel confident and comfortable on a PWC is important. Here at Shark Watersports we've put...

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