Today’s video is all about the boating life in the Sarasota area. We stop by 4 local marinas to show you around!

View the full video here: BOATING, MARINAS and MORE in today’s episode | Sarasota, FL area waterfront fun

First stop is Sarabay Marina located at 7040 N Tamiami Trl, Sarasota, FL Sarabay Marina has been locally owned and operated since 2009. It is a full service facility with a premium selection of New & Used boats. They offer both Dry Storage & Wet Slips. Amenities include electrical services, along with restrooms & showers. Access to the hotel tiki bar (Tarpon Bay Tiki Bar & Grill) and swimming pool are available to both high-and-dry customers as well as wet slip renters. Sarabay is able to accommodate boats up to 50′ in the wet slips and up to 40′ in the high-and-dry. They also offer overnight transient slips. Visit their website at:

Second on our tour is the renowned Marina Jacks, located in the heart of downtown Sarasota at 2 Marina Plaza, Sarasota, FL. Marina Jacks offers deep harbor docking and specializes in transient dockage and cruise club accommodations for visitors who want to explore nearby Downtown and events near famous Sarasota Bayfront. The Marina includes full amenities including bathrooms, launderette, concierge shuttle, and ship’s store. Marina Jacks is also home to the Suntex Boat Club, onsite dining and offers waterfront dining cruises. For more info on Suntex Boat Club, visit: And to learn more about all the offerings at Marina Jacks, visit

Out next stop is the prestigious Sarasota Yacht Club located at 1100 John Ringling Blvd., Sarasota, FL. Sarasota Yacht Club is the only private club in the Sarasota/Tampa Bay area – and one of only ten yacht, beach and lake clubs in the United States – to be awarded the Distinguished Elite Club award. Sarasota Yacht Club is home to a beautiful campus located right inside Big Pass. Facilities include a 110-slip marina, fitness center, heated pool, two indoor bars, a pool bar, multiple meeting rooms, a grand dining room, waterside terrace, and lunch dock. For more information visit:

Last stop takes us further south in Sarasota to Hidden Harbor Marina located at 7700 S Tamiami Trail, Sarasota, FL. Hidden Harbor Marina offers dry storage area for boats of up to 40′ that is fully enclosed and has a hurricane wind load rating of 130 mph. Dry storage offers boat owners maximum protection from the elements and provides an added sense of security. It is also also home of Freedom Boat Club. For more information visit: