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How to Anchor While Island Hopping

If you haven’t gotten out to explore the islands around Tierra Verde, there’s no better time than right now! On weekdays, islands are all but empty. That means you can have a somewhat private island all to yourself, and you can even drive your own private boat rental straight to it! But anchoring can be…

Fishing After Red Tide: Is It Safe?

After a brief peak of red tide, we’re excited to announce that red tide is retreating from our area! Areas like Fort de Soto, Pass-a-Grille, Egmont Key, and other hot spots are all showing very little or no red tide.  But does that make it safe to fish? And should you eat what you catch?…

5 Summer Stingray Facts

Stingrays are some of the most beautiful creatures you can spot in our local waters, but sometimes they get a bad rap. Today, we’re sharing our favorite stingray facts that make us love these adorable and unusual fish! 1. Stingrays Aren’t (Usually) Dangerous While it’s true that stingrays can be deadly to humans, this is…

5 Cool Cooler Tips for 4th of July Weekend

When you head out on the water, you want to come prepared. That means sunscreen, your best friend, and a fully stocked cooler! But there are a few important things you should keep in mind if you don’t want to ruin the party with lukewarm beers and soggy sandwiches. Check out our five tips that…

Red Tide in Tampa Bay: Is It Safe to Rent a Boat?

Red tide has made big headlines over the past few weeks, and a lot of people are wondering what is/isn’t safe right now. To help you plan your trip on the water with the most information possible, we’re going to delve into what red tide is, red tide levels near Tierra Verde, and what you…

What Boat Should I Rent? The Tierra Verde Boat Rentals Fleet

When you’re planning your first boat rental in the Tierra Verde area, making a choice can be hard. There are so many fun activities in the area, and it can be hard to tell which boat is right for what you want to do. That’s why we’ve put together this handy guide! If you’re not…

You Probably Need to Wear More Sunscreen: Here’s Why

The heat is on all across Tampa Bay, and the Sunshine State is living up to its name. But are you protected? Renting boats in the summer can be a great time for the family, but only if you’re staying safe while you explore our waters! More and more studies are finding that people simply…

Help! My Boat Rental Was Canceled: What Now? 2021 FAQs

Across all of our boat rentals, everything goes off without a hitch in 97% of rentals. Your boat will be freshly cleaned and ready when you show up, checkout is a breeze, and the weather will cooperate for a great day on the water. But inevitably, in some circumstances, boat rentals do get canceled. And…

5 Tips for the Best Summer Boat Rental

The sun and warmth are back in Tampa Bay, and the time has never been better to take out a boat and explore the water. But how do you get ready? And what should you bring? Summer boat rentals are some of the most fun you can have around Tierra Verde, but there are a…

The Best Dog-Friendly Boating Activities in Tampa Bay

Florida spring is here, and that means it’s time to hit the water, Tampa Bay! But why should you have to go solo? You can stay socially distanced and enjoy the Bay when you bring a furry friend! And to make sure you have the best time possible, we’re sharing the best dog beaches and…

3 Great Reasons to Shop Local Right Now

Tampa Bay is home to many great mom and pop businesses, and now more than ever, they need community support. And that works out, because a lot of people have gotten bored while social distancing! So why not give yourself some fun and help out a local business while you’re at it? Today we’re taking…

Find the Best Boat Rentals in Tampa Bay in 3 Steps

Ever wondered how to find the BEST boat rentals in Tampa Bay? Everyone has different preferences, but there are certain hallmarks of a great boat rental that you can definitely watch out for.  Today, we’re covering the three things you should look for to make sure you get the best boat rental possible! 1. Location,…

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