Tips for Staying Hydrated in Florida This Summer

There’s no doubt about it – it gets hot out there in Florida! While we love our warm weather, staying hydrated can be a challenge sometimes. Dehydration can lead to a variety of ailments, ranging from headaches to life-threatening conditions, so it’s important to avoid it! Here are some tips for staying hydrated this summer… Read more »

Keep These Jet Ski Techniques in Mind

It’s a beautiful, sunny day. The water looks crystal clear. The tide is just perfect. And the jet ski is ready to go. But before you embark on that jet ski expedition, it’s worth revisiting techniques you may have learned from a class or instructor beforehand, for safety purposes. That way, your jet ski adventure… Read more »

Why You Should Visit John’s Pass Village & Boardwalk

There’s plenty to do at Woody’s Watersports, from jet skiing to oceanic expeditions out exploring with the entire family. But even more fun and excitement—if that’s even possible—awaits in the area where Woody’s is located: John’s Pass Village & Boardwalk! Along Madeira Beach, John’s Pass Village & Boardwalk is the place to be when the… Read more »

Tips for Beginner Jet Ski Riders

Never jet skied before? You’re in for a treat! It can take a little while to really get the hang of jet skiing, so read on for a few handy tips for beginner jet ski riders. Safety first The first thing you need to do is make sure you’re riding safely. Always wear a life… Read more »

Why Are Family Vacations Important?

Have you been promising your kids that you’ll take them on vacation but have yet to do so? Maybe you’ve been creating excuses as to why you haven’t gone; there is too much work to do or there isn’t enough money. It’s time to stop making excuses because family vacations are more important than you… Read more »

Stay Safe on the Water with These Five Steps

Here at Woody’s Watersports, we always want those who ride our jet skis to have an amazing time out on the water in the safest way possible. Luckily, we can sum up our safety goals with one word: SIPDE. That stands for Scan, Identify, Predict, Decide, and Execute. Let’s dive in! Scan Just like driving… Read more »

Benefits of Soaking Up Some Sun

If you’re renting a jet ski from Woody’s Watersports this spring break, then it’s safe to say that you’re going to be out in the sun a lot. But have no fear: soaking up all of those rays has its benefits—with the right sunscreen protection of at least 30 SPF on, of course. And actually,… Read more »

Make a Splash at the Spring Break Waterfront Festival

Is the stress of your semester finally getting to you? Or maybe your work weeks are starting to feel longer than just five days. It must mean that spring break is almost here! If you haven’t planned your trip yet, why not check out what’s going on at Madeira Beach? The Spring Break Water Festival… Read more »

Valentine’s Day Events in St. Petersburg

Planning a romantic vacation to St. Petersburg for Valentine’s Day? Check out one of these great events in the area that are sure to offer a great time to couples, friends and singles alike. Rapp Brewing Company wants to know: will you Beer My Valentine? Come by the brewery, located at 10930 Endeavor Way, Suite… Read more »

How to Make Sure a Life Jacket Fits Correctly

Everyone knows how important it is to wear a life jacket when out on the open seas. But if it doesn’t fit properly, it won’t be effective. So how can you make sure your life jacket fits correctly? Sizing Life jackets for children are broken down by weight into three categories: infant/toddler (8-30 lbs), child… Read more »