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Sailing the Venice of America: Fort Lauderdale’s Top Boating Experiences

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Known as the ‘Venice of America,’ Fort Lauderdale is a dream destination for boating and sailing enthusiasts. With its intricate network of canals and waterways, and its close proximity to the Atlantic Ocean, there’s no shortage of ways to enjoy the city from the water. Whether you’re an experienced sailor or a newbie, here are some of the best boating experiences in Fort Lauderdale.

1. Yacht Charters: Experience the high life by chartering a private yacht. Cruise along the Intracoastal Waterway, visit the historic New River, or venture out into the Atlantic Ocean.

2. Sailing Schools: Whether you’re a seasoned sailor or a novice, there are numerous sailing schools in the area that offer lessons for all levels.

3. Fishing Charters: Fort Lauderdale’s fishing scene is unbeatable. Charter a fishing boat for a half or full day and let experienced guides help you reel in the catch of the day.

4. Scenic River Cruises: Enjoy a relaxing cruise down the city’s historic New River. You’ll see impressive mansions, mega yachts, and lush tropical foliage.

5. Chill Tikis: For a unique and chill sailing experience, hop onboard a Chill Tiki boat. These custom-built tiki bar boats cruise around the Fort Lauderdale intracoastal for a relaxed and intimate sailing experience. Bring your favorite drinks, enjoy your own music via their Bluetooth audio system, and soak in the breathtaking views.

6. Bluefoot Pirate Adventures: Looking for a unique boating experience with a twist of adventure? Why not join the crew of a real pirate ship? Bluefoot Pirate Adventures offers an unforgettable journey along the Intracoastal Waterway. Help our pirates find the treasure, learn some pirate lingo, and enjoy the beautiful Fort Lauderdale scenery from our ship.

From the tranquility of a river cruise to the excitement of a pirate adventure, Fort Lauderdale offers a wide range of boating experiences. If you’re a boating enthusiast looking for a unique and fun-filled adventure, book your Pirate Adventure Tour today or embark on a chill sailing experience with Chill Tikis. Set sail and explore the beautiful waterways of Fort Lauderdale!