If you can’t find what you’re looking for in the Caribbean, look in Florida. This fall, Fort Lauderdale, FL-headquartered global marine distributor, Lewis Marine Supply, acquired Jerry’s Marine Service

The 1966-founded Bradford Marine, today one of South Florida’s leading marinas and yacht repair facilities, was acquired in January by father-and-son team, John and Michael Kelly, of Fort Lauderdale Yacht Harbor LLC.

Tender Care Boats, authorized dealer for AB, Gala, Skipper and Walker Bay yacht tenders, has moved to a new convenient location at 2211 SW 31st Street in Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Zeidel & co will bring more than 100-years of yachting history to the heart of Fort Lauderdale when it opens a new retail showroom on Nov. 19 inside Bluewater Books & Charts.

Marine volunteer are plentiful to South Florida residents and visitors alike. Here is a sampling of several ways you can get involved