What Should I Expect From A Palmetto Marina?

When looking to answer this question, it is a little bit more extensive than you may think. Riviera Dunes Marina is known nationally as the premier Palmetto Marina, but when you are looking to rent a slip, utilize our pump out or fill up on ethanol free mid-grade boat fuel, you may want to know exactly what all of this means. We strive to help our renters understand exactly what it is that they are getting from Riviera Dunes Marina, but we may want to go over the verbage first.   Marina - A marina is basically a dock that many Palmetto boaters will utilize for supplies and maintenance on their vessel Tide Tables - A tide table is utilized for Palmetto marina boaters to predict the future high and low times for the water Slip Rental - A slip is an area of water on the Riviera Marina Dunes marina that can be rented out to each vessel for daily or overnight renting Pump...
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What is a Marina and Where in FL can I find a Palmetto Marina?

Riviera Dunes Marina has been a staple in the city of Palmetto for decades. As a luxurious alternative to the normal marina's that are featured throughout Palmetto, Bradenton and Sarasota, Riviera Dunes Marina adds that little extra elegance that every boating fan desires. But what exactly is a marina and how does it work? A marina is more so than anything a dock or a type of basin that has supplies and items most yachts and small boats may need for safe travels. In difference to a port, our Palmetto Marina does not handle extremely large vessels such as cargo ships or large passenger ships. Like most marinas, Riviera Dunes Marina does supply a refueling, docking, washing and repair facility including an on-site pump out. In addition to the marina slip rentals that we have available at all times, parking for cars and other vehicles is also readily available for those that are towing or driving as well. As a premier Palmetto...
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De Soto Seafood Festival is Coming to Palmetto, FL

For the first time since the De Soto Seafood Festival began, Palmetto, FL will be the recipient of this prized event. Thousands of people are expected to come to the event when Sutton Park hosts everyone’s beloved festival. With an increase in participants, the move to Palmetto was mainly due to the popularity and the desire for a larger venue. "It was our opportunity to try something different and come across the river," said Terri Davis, Executive Director with the Hernando De Soto Historical Society. "We can expand, then we can have more room, more vendors and there’s more room basically just a lot more room so people can enjoy it and not be so crowded in and have a great time with their family and friends." The event, being held at Sutton Park on 6th Street West near 10th Avenue, will feature local seafood, barbecue, children’s area and entertainment for everyone in Palmetto to enjoy. For the entertainment at the festival,...
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