Why Charter A Palmetto Yacht?

Why Charter A Palmetto Yacht?So, what’s so great about chartering a Palmetto yacht, instead of just booking a private villa or a luxurious hotel for your next vacation? If you’re new to the world of super yacht charter, you might not be aware of the extensive benefits it offers. Here are the top five reasons why you should embark on this adventure of luxury!Everything is Custom MadeIf you spend your holiday aboard a Palmetto yacht, you can rest assured everything will be perfect! Your time on board will be organized based on your desires and dreams. Your charter agent will help you find the best yacht for your trip, and together with the Captain and the crew, create a fully personalized destination itinerary.Endless Freedom Picture yourself waking up surrounded by beautiful scenery, a cool summer breeze, and freshly squeezed fruit juice.  This fantastic feeling will accompany you throughout your entire vacation. A variety of water toys are available for your...
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What To Do When In Trouble On The Manatee River

What To Do When In Trouble On The Manatee RiverA lot of accidents can occur out on the Manatee River, but fortunately most are more annoying and embarrassing than anything else. When lives are in danger, however, you want every available resource dispatched to your vessel. A Mayday! call will alert that kind of help.A Mayday should be transmitted, if possible, via marine-band VHF-FM radio Channel 16 or 2182 kHz MF/SSB. Emergencies rapidly progress from bad to worse, so try to relay a lot of information quickly. You should repeat the word "Mayday" three times, followed by the name and number of your vessel and its position in the water. Then, relate the latitudinal and longitudinal coordinates of your position, or state your distance and magnetic or true bearing from the closest navigational landmark.Once you’ve made contact and given your information, Coast Guard Search and Rescue planners will give you an estimate of when rescue units will arrive. If you...
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Crosthwait Memorial Fishing Tournament Coming to Bradenton

Crosthwait Memorial Fishing Tournament Coming to BradentonThe yearly Crosthwait Memorial Fishing Tournament, now in its 36th year, is a fantastic tournament. The fishing community comes together each May for this local tradition."The Crosthwait has gone on for so long, with so much competition, because it's an amateur tournament," said Crosthwait board member Joe Kennedy. "It's been a breeding ground for many guides around here who turn it into a career after winning the tournament.”"Generations of people have fished it. Children of parents who fished it for many years are coming back to fish it themselves. You look around here and see all the young kids fishing this tournament. That's the most important thing to me."Kennedy has helped the tournament evolve over his almost three decades of involvement. What started as a small gathering among friends has grown into the event anglers talk about year-round.Behind-the-scenes tournament planning also starts early in the year for the committee volunteers."We start meeting in January...
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