Author: Woody's Watersports

Jet Ski Riding Tips and Techniques

It’s a beautiful, sunny day. The water is crystal clear, the tide is perfect, and the jet ski is ready to go. But before you embark on your ride, it’s worth touching upon some riding techniques, especially if you’re a beginner. That way you’ll not only have a fun time, but a safe time as… Read more »

How to Interact with Wild Dolphins

You’re out on the water, just off the coast of Florida, and you see something in the water. It looks like a dorsal fin… but don’t worry! It’s not a shark. The waters off the coast of Florida are actually home to many pods of wild dolphins. They’re often very friendly, but when you’re out… Read more »

Florida Summer Safety Tips

Thousands flock to the state of Florida for their summer vacation, and who can blame them? From beaches to amusement parks, Florida has everything to offer. But as much fun as you can have in Florida, if you don’t properly protect yourself against the Florida summer heat, you could be in for a nasty surprise…. Read more »

Memorial Day Weekend Activities in the St. Pete/Clearwater Area

Coming to the St. Pete/Clearwater area this Memorial Day? Or maybe you live around here and are looking for something fun to do during weekend? Whatever your reason, check out our list of fun activities in and around the St. Pete/Clearwater area for the 2019 Memorial Day Weekend. Clearwater Music and Arts Festival Enjoy live… Read more »

Jet Ski Safety Tips

Riding a jet ski is fun and exhilarating, but like most things, you need to be careful with them. Jet skis are powerful machines, and if not used properly, can lead to accidents. So what can you do to make sure you stay safe on your ride? Wear a life jacket One of the most… Read more »

Renting vs Buying a Jet Ski

Enjoying Jet Ski rentals in Madiera Beach, Fl

The vacationers and locals of Madeira Beach Florida love to get out on the water and enjoy some leisurely activities such as jet skiing and boating.   For locals, the year round warm weather can be tempting to buy a jet ski rather than rent. We can assure you that if you rent from Woody’s… Read more »

Things to Do with Kids in St. Petersburg Florida

Planning a trip to St. Petersburg, Florida, with kids in tow? You’re in for a treat—our area is a family-friendly paradise. Here are our top suggestions for things to do with kids in St. Petersburg: Hit the beach No trip to St. Pete’s is complete without visiting a few of our sectacular, kid-friendly beaches. Pack… Read more »

Guide to Madeira Beach Parasailing

Did you know that Woody’s Watersports offers parasailing? Don’t pass up the chance to see Madeira Beach and the Gulf of Mexico from a parasail floating high above it all. Here’s our guide to Madeira Beach parasailing: Choose the right time Earlier in the morning is often best, as the weather is typically less windy…. Read more »

How to Protect Manatees When Boating

Manatees are among Florida’s best-loved animals. While they are no longer endangered, they are still considered “threatened,” so if you enjoy boating or jet skiing, it’s important to take steps to protect them. Here’s how to protect manatees when boating: Avoid boating over shallow areas and seagrass beds, where manatees tend to feed. Look out… Read more »

Climb Aboard and Drift Away on Florida Tiki Tours

Great news! Woody’s Watersports is now partnered with Florida Tiki Tours, the newest and coolest water experience in Madeira Beach. The entire family will enjoy a relaxing tour around Johns Pass in a fun, Hawaiian-style tiki hut. You and up to five additional guests will have 90 minutes of the full island experience. Bonus: you… Read more »