Sarasota Boating Hot Spots

If boating is your pastime then you will want to travel to Sarasota, Florida located just a few nautical miles south along the state of Florida’s central west coast. Boaters can appreciate the View at Marina Jack, which is right in the middle of downtown. It offers a full service fuel dock, good food incomplete amenities. Marina Jack offers deep harbor docking, tourist cruises and some of the most breathtaking and delicious water front dining. Marina Jack specializes in transient dockage and cruise club accommodations for visitors who want to explore nearby Downtown and events near famous Sarasota Bayfront. Take in some of the many attractions in a few nights or secure one of our 316 slips on an annual basis. The Marina includes full amenities including bathrooms, launderette, concierge shuttle, and ship’s store.


The Gulf of Mexico offers fairly placid waters near the shore and the keys nearby provide easy line of site navigation. However many of these areas near Florida are shallow and shoal and this region marks the southern end of the world’s largest manatee population. Sarasota Florida is a booming area with the incredible population. If you are looking for a more genuine maritime experience you want to check out Mote Marine Laboratory that primarily focuses on sharks but studies all facets of the marine environment.

Luke Lamb of Sarasota, Florida is an avid boater and was in the Marina Jack’s Christmas Boat Parade and is an expert who is familiar with the Gulf waters. As an avid boater and his experience in the Gulf waters, Luke Lamb of Sarasota, Florida helped tow the San Francesco of 1870 from Clearwater to Cortez to be restored for this nonprofit organization. The San Francesco is a 66-foot wooden schooner boat built in Italy in 1870.