Why Do Jet Skis Spray Water?

One of the most exhilarating summer activities is cruising across the surface of the water on a Jet Ski. To appreciate the thrills that these beautiful aquatic machines have to offer, it helps to really understand how they work and why certain features exist. Not only is it good information to know, it’s also a… Read more »

Planning to Get Away for Mardi Gras? Get Away from Land on a Jet Ski!

Mardi Gras is right around the corner and many people will descend to the warmth and fun of Florida to partake in the holiday. If you’re one of those heading to Florida St. Pete Beach area, then you might want to consider a renting a jet ski from Woody’s Watersports while you’re there. During the… Read more »

Romance on the Waves: Take a Ride this Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day is around the corner, but if you haven’t gotten the perfect gift for your partner yet, don’t worry: Woody’s Watersports is here to help. Why not schedule some romance on the waves this Valentine’s Day? We admit Valentine’s Day can get a little crazy with all the chocolates and the flowers, but the… Read more »

Staying Safe: Leading Causes of PWC Accidents and How to Avoid Them

At Woody’s Watersports, we offer some of the fastest and flashiest personal watercrafts available for rent, and you’re certain to have a blast when you rent from us. But it’s not all fun and games out on the water – it’s important to stay safe, too. To help in creating a more positive play environment… Read more »

Staying Afloat: A Brief History of Lifejackets

Lifejackets are one of the most underrated tools you can have while being around water. The name says it all – they’re there to help save your life. But how much do you really know about lifejackets? It turns out that lifejackets have a fairly long history, dating all the way back to 1765 when… Read more »

Take a Break: Why Taking Vacation Is Important

Have you ever felt overworked and run down, and found yourself saying, “I just really need a day off”? Well, according to CBS News, you could be one of the 55 percent of employees in the country who aren’t getting enough vacation time. But we’re not talking about not having enough vacation time – the problem… Read more »

Manatee Migration: Where Do They Go in the Winter?

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

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 »

A Brief History of Personal Watercrafts

Most people refer to personal watercraft as Jet Skis. However, this particular phrase is actually trademarked by Kawasaki in Japan. Like Band-Aids or many of a dozen other words that have worked into our vocabularies as an everyday word, “Jet Ski” has become synonymous with personal watercrafts. But how did that come to be the… Read more »