MarineMax to Host USCG Safety Couse in Panama City Beach Store

Cobia ClassPANAMA CITY BEACH, Fla., (June 1, 2016) – MarineMax announced today that the Panama City Beach store will be teaming up with local U.S.C.G. Auxiliary officers to host their June “Safe Boating Course” for this year’s boating season. This course will be held on June 4, 2016 at the MarineMax Panama City Beach facility from 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM.

The course is designed to familiarize a novice or intermediate boater with boat handling and boating safety. It can also serve as a refresher course for those more experienced boaters. The cost is $35.00 per participant, $20.00 for each additional family member. This includes all classroom materials and lunch.

“This informative, hands-on course is a seminar version of the U.S.C.G. Auxiliary’s popular online course,” said Bob Fowler, sales consultant and broker, MarineMax Panama City Beach. “We try to have fun while interacting with personal instructors by sharing important safety practices, operational skills and maintenance advice that will keep you and your family protected while having fun on the water.”

Topics that will be covered include general boating basics and knowledge, boating restrictions and regulations, required and recommended safety equipment, how to safely operate and navigate your boat, and how to handle issues that may arise. The seminar will also cover trailering, storing and protecting your boat, and how to properly operate when hunting, fishing, waterskiing or operating on a river.

The course is intended to impart the knowledge and confidence you need to safely enjoy your vessel on the water with friends and family. To attend this event, RSVP no later than June 3, 2016 by email to julie.eliasen@marinemax.com, or RSVP for the class on the MarineMax Panama City Beach store website under the “EVENTS” tab.

MarineMax Panama City Beach and U.S.C.G. Auxiliary Partner in Boating Safety Course

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PANAMA CITY BEACH, Fla., (March 24, 2016) – MarineMax announced today that the Panama City Beach store will be teaming up with local U.S.C.G. Auxiliary officers to host their April “Safe Boating Course” for this year’s boating season. This course will be held on April 2, 2016, at the MarineMax Panama City Beach facility from 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM.

The course is designed to familiarize a novice or intermediate boater with boat handling and boating safety. It can also serve as a refresher course for those more experienced boaters. The cost is $35.00 per participant, $20.00 for each additional family member, and is payable by cash or personal check to the U.S.C.G. Auxiliary. The fee includes all classroom materials and lunch.

“This informative, hands-on course is a seminar version of the U.S.C.G. Auxiliary’s popular online course,” said Bob Fowler, sales consultant and broker, MarineMax Panama City Beach. “We try to have fun while interacting with personal instructors by sharing important safety practices, operational skills and maintenance advice that will keep you and your family protected while on the water.”

Topics that will be covered include general boating basics and knowledge, boating restrictions and regulations, required and recommended safety equipment, how to safely operate and navigate your boat, and how to handle issues that may arise. The seminar will also cover trailering, storing and protecting your boat, and how to properly operate when hunting, fishing, waterskiing or operating on a river.

The course is intended to impart the knowledge and confidence you need to safely enjoy your vessel on the water with friends and family. To attend this event, RSVP no later than April 1, 2016, by calling Julie Eliasen at 850-708-1317, emal julie.eliasen@marinemax.com, or RSVP for the class at http://www.marinemax.com/panamacity (scroll down and click on the “EVENTS” tab)

MarineMax Panama City Beach and U.S.C.G. Auxiliary – Partner in Boating Safety Course

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PANAMA CITY BEACH, Fla., (February 23, 2016) – MarineMax announced today that the Panama City Beach store will be teaming up with local U.S.C.G. Auxiliary officers to host their March “Safe Boating Course” for this year’s boating season. This course will be held on March 5, 2016, at the MarineMax Panama City Beach facility from 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM.

The course is designed to familiarize a novice or intermediate boater with boat handling and boating safety. It can also serve as a refresher course for those more experienced boaters. The cost is $35.00 per participant, $20.00 for each additional family member, and is payable by cash or personal check to the U.S.C.G. Auxiliary. The fee includes all classroom materials and lunch.

“This informative, hands-on course is a seminar version of the U.S.C.G. Auxiliary’s popular online course,” said Bob Fowler, sales consultant and broker, MarineMax Panama City Beach. “We try to have fun while interacting with personal instructors by sharing important safety practices, operational skills and maintenance advice that will keep you and your family protected while on the water.”

Topics that will be covered include general boating basics and knowledge, boating restrictions and regulations, required and recommended safety equipment, how to safely operate and navigate your boat, and how to handle issues that may arise. The seminar will also cover trailering, storing and protecting your boat, and how to properly operate when hunting, fishing, waterskiing or operating on a river.

The course is intended to impart the knowledge and confidence you need to safely enjoy your vessel on the water with friends and family. To attend this event, RSVP no later than March 4, 2016 by calling office administrator Julie Eliason at 850-708-1317 or emailing her at julie.eliason@marinemax.com, or RSVP for the class at http://www.marinemax.com/panamacity.

MarineMax to Host 12th Annual Weather, Coastal Waters and Navigation Seminar

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PANAMA CITY BEACH, Fla., (February 2, 2016) – MarineMax announced today that the Panama City Beach store will be hosting another free seminar, the “12th Annual National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and United States Power Squadron (USPS) Coastal Waters Weather and Navigation Seminar” with instructors Dr. Wil Hugli of the Fort Walton Sail and Power Squadron, Tim Osborn, NOAA Regional Manager of the Southeast Coast, Mark Wool, NOAA Warning Coordination Meteorologist of the National Weather Office and Emma Weston, NOAA Meteorologist Related to Fishing/Boating of the National Weather Office.

The seminar will be held in a classroom-like setting and cover topics via a multi-media presentation that include:
• Coastal Water management and deriving useful information from the buoy system
• Weather relating to boating and fishing
• Navigation and charting

The event will be held on February 20, 2016 from 9 – 11:30 AM. Seminar Host, and MarineMax Sales Consultant / Broker Bob Fowler will also provide entertainment during the “half-time” break.

“Dr. Wil Hugli, Tim Osborn, Mark Wool, and Emma Weston are consummate teachers and have helped uncounted numbers of people to better understand weather and navigation and how they relate when operating in our local waters,” said Fowler. “Every participant, from novice boaters to seasoned operators, will glean knowledge and learn new skills and techniques that will help them gain confidence when out on the water. As we all prepare for the upcoming boating season, these highly-qualified instructors will share their extensive knowledge that will help assure your safety and advance your understanding of these very important subjects.”

Attendees will learn about our coastal waters and how NOAA affects our local enjoyment in recreational boating and fishing. They will also learn how to set and follow way points on a GPS, how to set and follow a course on a chart-plotter, the proper way to set and understand the functions of a fish-finder. They will also learn the proper way to set perimeters and how to interpret what is on the screen of a marine radar, and more.

The event is open and cost-free to everyone who is interested. Participants will receive a special discount coupon good at any of the six Half Hitch Tackle Shop and a complimentary “ride” on a premium brand new boat on display at the seminar. The event will be held at the MarineMax Panama City Beach store located at 3605 Thomas Drive. Please RSVP by Friday February 19, 2016 to Julie Eliasen at 850-708-1317 or email julie.eliasen@marinemax.com.

MarineMax Panama City Beach and U.S.C.G. Auxiliary – Partner in Boating Safety Course

USCG Safety Class
PANAMA CITY BEACH, Fla., (January 20, 2016) – MarineMax announced today that the Panama City Beach store will be teaming up with local U.S.C.G. Auxiliary officers to host their February “Safe Boating Course” for this year’s boating season. This course will be held on February 6, 2016, at the MarineMax Panama City Beach facility from 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM.

The course is designed to familiarize a novice or intermediate boater with boat handling and boating safety. It can also serve as a refresher course for those more experienced boaters. The cost is $35.00 per participant, $20.00 for each additional family member, and is payable by cash or personal check to the U.S.C.G. Auxiliary. The fee includes all classroom materials and lunch.

“This informative, hands-on course is a seminar version of the U.S.C.G. Auxiliary’s popular online course,” said Bob Fowler, sales consultant and broker, MarineMax Panama City Beach. “We try to have fun while interacting with personal instructors by sharing important safety practices, operational skills and maintenance advice that will keep you and your family protected while on the water.”

Topics that will be covered include general boating basics and knowledge, boating restrictions and regulations, required and recommended safety equipment, how to safely operate and navigate your boat, and how to handle issues that may arise. The seminar will also cover trailering, storing and protecting your boat, and how to properly operate when hunting, fishing, waterskiing or operating on a river.

The course is intended to impart the knowledge and confidence you need to safely enjoy your vessel on the water with friends and family. To attend this event, RSVP no later than February 5, 2016 by calling Bob Fowler at 850-708-1317 or emailing bob.fowler@marinemax.com, or RSVP for the class at http://www.marinemax.com/panamacity (scroll down and click on the “EVENTS” tab).

MarineMax Panama City Beach and the U.S.C.G. Auxiliary – Partner in Boating Safety Course

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PANAMA CITY BEACH, Fla., (July 28, 2015) – MarineMax announced today that the Panama City Beach store will be teaming up with local U.S.C.G. Auxiliary officers to host their June “Safe Boating Course” for this year’s boating season. This course will be held on August 1, 2015 at the MarineMax Panama City Beach facility from 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM.

The course is designed to familiarize a novice or intermediate boater with boat handling and boating safety. It can also serve as a refresher course for those more experienced boaters. The cost is $35.00 per participant, $20.00 for each additional family member. This includes all classroom materials and lunch.

“This informative, hands-on course is a seminar version of the U.S.C.G. Auxiliary’s popular online course,” said Bob Fowler, sales consultant and broker, MarineMax Panama City Beach. “We try to have fun while interacting with personal instructors by sharing important safety practices, operational skills and maintenance advice that will keep you and your family protected while having fun on the water.”

Topics that will be covered include general boating basics and knowledge, boating restrictions and regulations, required and recommended safety equipment, how to safely operate and navigate your boat, and how to handle issues that may arise. The seminar will also cover trailering, storing and protecting your boat, and how to properly operate when hunting, fishing, waterskiing or operating on a river.

The course is intended to impart the knowledge and confidence you need to safely enjoy your vessel on the water with friends and family. To attend this event, RSVP no later than July 31, 2015 by email to cassie.anderson@marinemax.com, or RSVP for the class on the MarineMax Panama City Beach store website under the “EVENTS” tab.