Out of an abundance of caution, following the CDC’s recommendations, plus state and federal guidelines, Boys With Boats is suspending all gatherings until further notice. This includes Hump Day Happy Hours, Raftings, and our Monthly Meet & Greets. In the meantime, we’ll continue to socialize on our social media sites, and encourage those who can to enjoy their self-isolation time on the water.
Join us for a rafting or flotilla event. As a guideline, one weekend of each month is dedicated to an on-water overnight raft-up. The location of this event changes monthly, and can be RSVP'd on the Facebook page, via email, or at the Meet & Greet. We also have impromptu raft-ups that are usually posted on the Facebook Page.
Every Wednesday (4:00-8:00pm), the South Florida Chapter meets on the patio at Scandals Saloon to discuss upcoming events, club business, inviting new members, and enjoying friendly conversation.
Scandals is located at 3073 NE 6th Avenue, Wilton Manors, FL 33334
Held at the Residence Inn Fort Lauderdale Intracoastal Il Lugano on the Intracoastal at Galt Ocean Mile the first Sunday of each month. Suites will also be available to BWB members at a discounted rate for anyone visiting or wanting a staycation.
This property is located in a no wake zone just north of the Oakland Park Blvd bascule bridge. It has five individual finger piers for dockage (northernmost 5), so dockage will be reserved for Boys With Boats members on a first come first served basis. Since the docks are individual, there won’t be rafting, or the risk of rogue wakes causing damage, and power poles may be available for shore power. It’s is recommended you bring at minimum 4 dock lines.
For those arriving by car, you have the option to valet for $20, but there is plenty of metered parking near the entrance.
Our gracious hosts have agreed to providing bar service and menu items at happy hour prices to those in BWB apparel. Since the restaurant and bar aren’t open for daily lunch service it will truly be an event solely for our membership. We will also have free use of the heated pool, cabanas, and hot tub. Just bring your own towel and swimsuit. Changing can be done in the poolside restrooms.
*This is a smoke free property
3333 NE 32nd Avenue Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33308
Residence Inn Fort Lauderdale Intracoastal Il Lugano
Please join Jeremy, Josh, along with many other Boys With Boats members for our 2nd annual holiday cruise. We will depart on 23 January 2021 for 7 days to the Western Caribbean aboard the NCL Getaway. We have secured 60 cabins for our Boys With Boats members, and the PRICING IS INCREDIBLE!!
Marc Laferriere has worked hard to get many extras included in the pricing to include:
•Ultimate Beverage Package and 20% beverage Tips
•3 Meal Specialty dining package
•250 minutes of WiFi per cabin*
•$50 shore excursion credit per port, per cabin (excluding Miami)*
•Assigned Bar 18:30-20:30 daily
•Two Group Dining Events(Sail Away/Farewell)
•All taxes, port fees, and gratuities included**
•Cabin assigned at reservation
Date Port Arrive Depart
Sat, Jan 23 Miami, FL 16:00
Sun,Jan 24 At Sea
Mon,Jan 25 Roatan, Honduras 08:00 17:00
Tue,Jan 26 Harvest Cay, Belize 08:00 17:00
Wed,Jan 27 Costa Maya,Mexico 08:00 17:00
Thu,Jan 28 Cozumel, Mexico 08:00 17:00
Fri,Jan 29 At Sea
Sat,Jan 30 Miami, FL 07:00
Studio (single occupancy) T1 $1349
Interior IF (Fwd,Mid,Aft) $999
Oceanview OB (Fwd,Mid,Aft) $1199
Balcony BF (Fwd,Aft) $1299
Balcony BB (Midship) $1359
Mini Suite MB (Fwd,Mid,Aft) $1459
Other Categories available, pricing upon request.
Pricing is per person, double occupancy except for Studio.
*Complimentary WiFi and Excursion Credit not included for studio or interior cabins.
**Daily cabin service gratuity not included
$150/person Before February 15, 2020
$250/person After February 15, 2020
We have a monthly payment plan available for anyone that has paid their deposit, message Marc Laferriere directly (MLaferriere75@hotmail.com) for more information. Final payment due September 15, 2020
NCL Encore, Dec 1-8, 2019. San Juan, St. Thomas, Tortola
Thank you for a wonderful 2019
Thank you for a wonderful 2018!
Thank You For A Wonderful 2017
Thank You For A Wonderful 2016
Each chapter has its own Facebook page. South Florida is the club’s homepage.
We request that you live near the chapter before joining, with the exception of our Ft. Lauderdale page (Headquarters).
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We Florida Financial, We Drive, We fly, and We Sail are proud sponsors and supporters of Boys With Boats. We Florida Financial is your credit union, serving all of South Florida with special programs in auto, aviation, and marine lending. Visit our website to learn more about financing your next car, airplane, power or sail boat!
InterMarine is an award-winning boat dealer specializing in the sale and service of quality new boats and used boats of all shapes and sizes. We are proudly appointed dealers for Prestige, Jeanneau Power Boats, Chaparral, Four Winns, Bayliner, WellCraft, and Belzona. We service all of South Florida, along with catering to an international clientele. Our philosophy is simple: Our customers are the most important part of our business!
Dizzy Rock provides custom upholstery and fine furnishings for boats and yachts of all sizes. “You made my lump of coal look like the Hope diamond. The quality, and craftsmanship shine through even after the many years since you guys installed it!” - Jeremy Pettus, Founder of Boys With Boats.
Enjoy comfort, convenience, and style at the Residence Inn Fort Lauderdale Intracoastal/Il Lugano. Specializing in extended stays, our hotel's thoughtful amenities are designed to make you feel at home while in Fort Lauderdale, no matter how long you stay. All of our suites boast fully-equipped kitchens, free Wi-Fi and a private balcony so you can enjoy scenic Florida views. Traveling with your boat? Our hotel's waterfront location includes a boat dock, and is one of only a few in Fort Lauderdale with docking available to guests. Enjoy a free daily breakfast buffet, and in the evening stop by our signature restaurant for modern fare and terrific Intracoastal Waterway views. Inspirational event space and on-site catering services are ideal for small meetings and social gatherings. Other on-site amenities include an outdoor pool, fitness center and bike rentals. For weekend getaways, football games at the Hard Rock Stadium, family vacations and extended business stays, choose the Residence Inn Fort Lauderdale.
Residence Inn by Marriott, 3333 NE 32 Avenue, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33308 the first Sunday of each month noon-4pm.
Jeremy Pettus, Founder. Las Olas Isles, Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33301, United States
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