MIYC Holds Commodore’s Ball

The Marco Island Yacht Club (MIYC) recently held its annual gala event, the Change of Watch and Commodore’s Ball. New officers of the Bridge, a nautical term for center of operations, were installed at the formal Change of Watch Ceremony, which was held outdoors in the Courtyard and included a Colors Ceremony, transfer of command ceremony and concluded with the […]

Marco Cruise Club Change of Watch  

The Marco Cruise Club celebrated its 42nd annual Change of Watch and Commodore’s Ball at the Marco Island Yacht Club. The Marco Cruise Club (MCC) has been part of island life since the late 1970s, shortly after the Deltona development days that set most of the island’s infrastructure. Members enjoyed sunset cocktails and hors d’oeuvres on the veranda overlooking the […]

Marco Island Fun Lunch Run

The Fort Myers Offshore Club kicked off a its New Year’s celebration events with its annual Marco Island Fun Lunch Run. More than 50 exciting high performance “go-fast” boats participated in the run, which goes from Sanibel Island Bridge to CJ’s on the Bay at the Esplanade in Marco Island.  The event is held as a fundraiser for the club’s […]

Wine & Hors d’Oeuvres with the Boating Club

You are invited to a festive evening of Wine & Hors d’Oeuvres and fun on Friday, January 25, 2019 from 5 to 7:30 PM at San Marco Catholic Church Parish Hall on San Marco Road hosted by America’s Boating Club-Marco Island, also known as the Marco Island Sail and Power Squadron. “If you love water activities and want to have […]

Boating Skill Development Courses Offered

America’s Boating Club – Marco Island, also known as the Marco Island Sail and Power Squadron, offers a number of courses at its Learning Center located at 1114 North Collier Boulevard, Marco Island. “America’s Boating Course helps boaters learn skills to become successful and safe boaters,” according to Tom Ryan, the Boating Club’s Education Officer. “It also satisfies the Florida […]

Marco Island Sail and Power Squadron Adopts “America’s Boating Club” Name

The Marco Island Sail and Power Squadron (MISPS) formally approved doing business as “America’s Boating Club – Marco Island.” This identity change was approved by the MISPS governing board and ratified tonight by the organization’s members at its 2018 annual meeting. “Marco Island Boaters of all kinds are invited to join our organization,” said Club Commander Gene Burson. “This new […]

Boater’s Local Knowledge Courses Offered

“There are two types of boaters on Marco Island – those who have run aground and those that will!” The waters around Marco Island are constantly changing. If you are either new to boating or new to Marco Island, then the Boater’s Local Knowledge (Marco Island Area) and the Boater’s Local Knowledge – Backwater Edition (10,000 Islands) classes are for […]

Boating Skills and Seamanship Course Offered

Local Coast Guard Auxiliary group, Flotilla 95, is offering a fall session of Boating Skills and Seamanship (BS&S), a “boating around Marco Island 101” course. Beginning on October 8th, the four-week, eight-session course will meet Monday and Thursday from 7 to 9:30 PM at the Flotilla Station at Caxambas Park.  Sadly, 67 people lost their lives in Florida boating accidents […]

Caxambas Boat Park to Close for Renovations

The Caxambas Boat Park, 909 Collier Court, Marco Island, will be closed from Monday, July 9 through Friday, July 20, 2018 for parking lot renovations. The parking lot will be closed to all traffic. Boaters coming to the park by water will have access to fuel, bait, and the amenities provided by the ship store. Boaters are encouraged to use […]

Boating Skills Course Offered

The snowbirds have flown, and the island is quiet. Just the right time to take care of the things your busy season schedule wouldn’t permit. Your local Coast Guard Auxiliary group, Flotilla 95, is offering a summer session of the Boating Skills and Seamanship (BS&S) course. This is a boating around Marco Island 101 course. This is an eight-session course […]

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