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25 Healthy snacks for boating (includes brands and recipes)

If you’re looking for healthy snacks to take with you on the boat, this list includes 25 delicious ideas! We have broken up this guide into store-bought snacks and homemade snack recipes. You’ll find some great options whether you’re looking to grab something at the store or have a little more time to prep your…

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April 29, 2024

Should You Tip Your Boat Captain? 6 Reasons Why You Should

Are you planning on booking a private boat charter or have an upcoming reservation and wondering if you should tip your boat captain? Tipping your captain on a private charter can be a great way to show appreciation for their service and while it is not required it is a standard practice. Below you’ll learn…

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October 24, 2023

Top 10 Clearwater Attractions for Families

Photo Cred: A Boat Day It’s that wonderful time of year when you and your family have finally chosen your next vacation spot.  Lucky for you, if you’re reading this, you have chosen or are planning to choose beautiful Clearwater, Florida as your next destination.  Not only will you enjoy by soaking up the sun…

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August 30, 2023

Go Shelling in Clearwater With A Boat Day Boat Charters

Finding shells while on the beach is a popular thing for people to do on a beach vacation but going shelling is a leisurely activity where the individual goes with the intent of finding perfect and unique-looking shells to bring back home as a souvenir, to add to their collection, or to use for jewelry…

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August 5, 2023

5 Celebrations You Can Have on a Boat 2023

Are you looking for the ultimate way to celebrate an upcoming occasion? A party boat might be the perfect option for your special day. Cruising the crystal clear waters around Clearwater, Florida with your favorite people is a great way to make unforgettable memories that will last a lifetime. Depending on whether you want to…

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March 29, 2023

Florida Boat Day Ecotour – 5 Things You Must Look For

Are you and your family in search of a water adventure day on the Gulf of Mexico? Why not book an eco boat tour with A Boat Day to really experience what the Florida West Coast’s Ocean has to offer? A boat tour is a fun and exciting way to explore the ecosystems around Clearwater,…

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September 6, 2022

Top Reasons Why You Should Hire a Boat Captain

Are you looking to rent a boat during your next beach vacation, planning a local Sunday Funday on the water with friends, or preparing for an unforgettable special occasion?  These are the exact moments when you want to be able to relax and not deal with the hassle of being in charge, so why worry…

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August 4, 2022

13 Reasons Clearwater Beach is a TOP vacation spot in the US

Over the years, Clearwater Beach is constantly winning awards for being the #1 beach, most recently being named the “Best Beach in the South” by USA Today, so it’s no surprise that it is also one of the top vacation spots in the US!  As the owners of A Boat Day boat charters, we know…

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April 28, 2022

25 Really Fascinating Facts About Dolphins

When it comes to our cruises at A Boat Day, it’s probable that you will spot dolphins at some point during your gulf coast tour. I thought it would be fun to put together a list of fun facts about these amazing and friendly creatures that you probably didn’t know before! 25 Really Fascinating Facts…

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March 14, 2018

Clients come from all over!

It’s always interesting to meet my clients because they come from all over the country and world. Many are from the mid-western part of the United States. Most recently they’ve been from Kansas, Idaho, Michigan, Missouri, New York, and Wisconsin. They left the cold and came down here to Clearwater/Tampa to enjoy the warmth. Other…

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February 28, 2018

Clearwater Beach Tours

I’m often asked, “What are we going to see on our boat trip?”  I usually start by talking about the wildlife we will see, dolphin, sea turtles, manatees, etc.  But what most people don’t realize is that this part of Florida boasts many “barrier” islands that 99% of the tourists will never see.  You might…

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February 7, 2018

Clearwater, FL is an amazing place for boat and dolphin tours!

Every day that I take guests on our private boat tours, I am truly amazed by the natural world we are so lucky to live in.  Off the central west coast of Florida are many barrier islands that are home to beautiful white sandy beaches with amazing shells and wildlife.  It is common that my…

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January 31, 2018