Spring Start-Up Checklist: Fluid Levels

We’ve finally turned a spring-scented corner here in North Florida. Green buds are starting to peak out of the leaves and birds are chirping again. As the earth readies itself for spring, are you getting your boat ready to get back out on the water? You should be. Even if you’ve taken it out a…

Florida Sportsman Best Boat Buddy Davis 28

If you’ve never heard of a Buddy Davis, let us be the first to tell you: these are GREAT boats. The Buddy Davis company only makes four models, all of which are built in one warehouse, by hand. It was their goal from the beginning to focus on quality, not quantity and they absolutely deliver….

2017 Florida Best Boats Pt.1

What can we say about 2017 other than . . . what a year! Now that it’s over, we wanted to take a look at all the boats Rick Ryals and George LaBonte loved (those we sell). A Florida Sportsman Best Boat rating is one of the highest honors you can get in this industry. The editors…

Waylen Bay Marine Exclusive Gift Guide Pt. 2 Clearwater

This is the Clearwater/Tampa version of this post, for St. Augustine click HERE. We all know that person who has everything. It makes them a great time to be around, but impossible to shop for! How can you get them something that they’ll appreciate and that won’t get returned or thrown in the garage? You…

The Exclusive WBM Holiday Gift Guide Pt. 1

With the Holidays coming up, Waylen Bay Marine wants to make shopping for the boater in your life easy. We know that a new boat isn’t in everyone’s budget this year, but we sell accessories that can make even the oldest boats feel new. Whether you’re looking for safety, swag, or electronics, you’ll find it…

Florida Sportsman Best Boat: SeaBorn FX21

Want a “new boat but you don’t want to re-mortgage the farm?” Then the Sea Born FX21 bay boat is for you. At least Florida Sportsman’s fishing editor George Lebonte thinks so. He said those exact words during his best boat review of the FX21. The FX21 is an entry-level bay boat, without the incohesive…

Florida Sportsman Best Boat: Glasstream 260 TE

Do you accept less than the best? The experts at Florida Sportsman’s Best Boat series sure don’t. That’s why every time they come out with their new best boat picks, they’re always the best boats the market has to offer. Last month, they reviewed fishing boat manufacturer Carolina Skiff’s brand new 19 SWS. They snagged…

Florida Sportsman Best Boat: Buddy Davis 34 CC

When Buddy Davis started building boats, he concentrated on meshing the clean, smooth lines of an inboard boat with outboard engine power. We’re sure it took a few tries to get it right, but you wouldn’t know it by looking at their boats today.  The lines on every Buddy Davis boat make us think of…

The All New Sea Fox 328 Commander

Welcome aboard Sea Fox to the 30 feet and over club! This new offshore boat model has stayed true to the Sea Fox Boats tradition of providing a great fishing boat while keeping friends and families in mind. It was no easy task and took more than a year of R&D but this 32 foot…

Happy 4th of July!

Happy July 4th Weekend! July 1, 2016 St. Augustine, FL: It’s that great time of year again when we get to celebrate our independence with the colorful sights of fireworks, great food, and of course, our friends and family. Why spend your 4th standing shoulder to shoulder on land with complete strangers when you could…

5 Reasons Why a Pontoon Might Just Be Your Perfect Mate

Why Choose a Pontoon Boat? If you have been considering a pontoon, but are not sure if it’s right for you, you have come to the right place.  We’ve put together a list of the top five reasons why a pontoon might just be your perfect mate. Ultimately, it really will depend on what you’re looking…