Author: Woody's Watersports

What to do on New Year’s Eve in St. Petersburg

Planning a visit to St. Petersburg, Florida, for New Year’s Eve? Get ready to enjoy great weather, delicious seafood, beautiful beaches and more. While you’re in St. Petersburg, ring in 2019 at one of these fun events: Toast by the Coast This fancy soiree at the TradeWinds Island Resorts will feature an open bar, a… Read more »

Manatee Migration: Where Do They Go in the Winter?

Swimming Manatee

Now that the weather is getting cooler, animals are starting to migrate. One animal that begins its migration during mid-November is the manatee. Manatees are on the move looking for warmer bodies of water in the fall, seeking out more comfortable places to stay during the chillier winter months. During their migration period, they have… Read more »

Salt Water and Jet Skis

Salt Water and Jet Skis

At Woody’s Watersports, we know how much you love riding Jet Skis, especially in Florida, where the weather is always rocking and fun in the sun is almost inevitable. But it isn’t all fun and games. You need to take care of your personal watercrafts, especially here where salt water is king. We often have… Read more »

Horsepower and Speed on the Water

When you’re at the beach, the best way to fully balance relaxation and thrills is to glide across the water on a personal watercraft. It is a must-do experience for anyone looking to get the most out of their vacation. Imagine yourself in sunny Florida. You have a week off from work with is no… Read more »

Jet Skiing: More Exercise than You Might Think

Jet skiing is a fun and exciting water activity, but did you know that it’s also great exercise? While you might not think so, riding a personal watercraft engages several different muscle groups, making it a wonderful way to work out and keep in shape. Let’s take a closer look at how riding a Jet… Read more »

The Health Benefits of Fresh Air

When you’re on vacation, it’s a great chance catch up on some much-needed rest and relaxation and an opportunity to enjoy yourself with new, fun activities. It’s also a chance to unplug, unwind and reconnect with nature and get out and enjoy the fresh air. When you book a rental with Woody’s Watersports, you have… Read more »

What Should You Wear When Going Jet Skiing?

Jet Skiing Apparel

Ever been on Jet Ski before? If you have, you know that they’re fast – like, really, really fast. If you’ve never been on a personal watercraft and are looking for some hints as to what you should wear, we at Woody’s Watersports have got you covered – literally. We mention that Jet Skis are… Read more »

Know Your Jellies: A Look at Jellyfish


We all know that the best part of “Finding Nemo” was Marlin going back and saving Dory from the jellyfish forest. That’s just a fact. Bouncing on the jellyfish tops, risking getting stung all to save his friend from impending doom? That’s great! OK, maybe that’s up for debate – the movie was pretty great… Read more »

Dolphins May Have Conversations?

Dolphin Conversations

At Woody’s Watersports, there is no secret that we love marine life. We are located right on the Gulf of Mexico and see a whole slew of marine wildlife every day. This can include multiple types of birds, fish and yes, even dolphins. Recently experts have shown that dolphins may have their own language. Dolphins… Read more »

A Fall Is Coming: Recovering Your Jet Ski

The reality that fall is right around the corner will cause so many Jet Ski riders distress it might actually cause them to fall off their vehicle. Well, maybe not, but if by some chance you’re out on the water and you fall off your personal watercraft, it’s important to know how to recover it… Read more »