A boating lifestyles in the Naples, Florida area provides numerous marina and yacht club options. Some boaters will want to store their boat at marina and participate in the social aspect of a club. Others may just want a dock and basic necessities like electric, water and gas. Many want to dock their boat at home and visit the marina or Yacht club every so often for social events. Membership and affiliation with a specific club will depend on several things including cost, amenities, location, boat size and other personal preferences.
There are several benefits of joining a Yacht Club. Some clubs plan cruising trips with members, this can expand your boating experience and social circles. Participation in racing events with both sailboats or motor boats is a great reason to have membership to a club. Boating education programs for children can also be desirable for families. Florida marinas reciprocity with other marinas is ideal for the boater that likes to take longer trips.
The Florida Council of Yacht Clubs is one organization that enables reciprocity for members. Notice all the locations identified in the image below for Florida. You may want to see what the reciprocity options are with a marina before you join. It could make all the difference in the world for frequent travelers.
If you are looking for exclusivity and a downtown location then check out the Naples Yacht Club. Opened in 1947, the Naples Yacht Club is the first yacht club to open in Naples, FL. Another plus is reciprocity, they are part of the Florida Council of Yacht Clubs.
Windstar on Naples Bay is within a planned unit development of houses and condos. They offer a sports membership, social membership and golf membership. Also, ideal for people that do not own boats but like to be around the boating lifestyle.
Marco Island Yacht Club is located just as you cross the SS Jolly Bridge onto Marco Island. Members enjoy the unique experiences of being on Marco Island and all that the island has to offer. Homes on the island often have boating access to the Gulf Of Mexico. There are a ton of great restaurants and activities for families. Birding and wildlife enthusiast will like this spot.
There are so many other marinas and yacht clubs in the area. If you are planning to relocate to the area or just need some local advice. Feel free to contact Marc Scoleri, Broker Associate in Naples, FL for details about homes, marinas and clubs to consider. What are you waiting for? Fly down to Florida this week or better yet, take the yacht!!!