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Monday Mar 6, 2017
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Want to Learn How to Fish?

Monday Mar 6, 2017
Come along with Captain Casey, one of our very own WAVES Dockmasters, for an inshore fishing clinic! Click here for more Details.

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Like fishing, but don't know any of the good spots or tricks? Come along with Captain Casey Maloney for an inshore fishing clinic.
Capt. Casey is a proud USCG approved captain who was born and raised right here in Sarasota, Florida.  Captain Casey has been on the water since before he can remember and is a fantastic, fun, and knowledgeable  dock master (Sarasota locations) here at WAVES. 
"Exploring these clear blue waters have always been a way of life for me"
-Captain Casey Maloney.
 
Maloney has a passion for sharing the beauty of Sarasota Bay with others and enjoys the exciting & helpful excursions he has to offer, so come with him on an unforgettable trip into paradise.
 
The clinics will be focused on proper equipment, correct rigging of your pole, different baits and techniques for catching a variety of saltwater species.
Book one of the terrific fishing boats Waves has to offer, and contact me for availability. (Stickney Point or Phillippi Creek are the preferred locations). 

Please set an early departure time (8:00 a.m.-9:30 a.m.). Bring along any saltwater fishing gear you have plus 4 dozen live shrimp from a local bait shop. If you don't have gear, Captain Casey will provide everything you will need for the day. The day will be spent fishing at some great spots and learning how to consistently catch more fish. I'm looking forward to seeing you out on the water.

Cost + expenses: (Inshore Fishing Clinics)
  • $250 (4 hours) per trip not per person*
  • $50 per additional hour
  • Fuel consumed
  • 4 dozen live shrimp
  • 15-20% Tips are customary 
Items you should bring:
  • Fishing gear and tackle (if you have any)
  • Sunscreen, Hats, Sunglasses
  • Drinks, food, snacks 
  • 4 dozen live shrimp
Items the Captain will provide:
  • Fishing licenses for the day (up to 4 people)
  • Fishing gear and tackle
  • Cast nets, bait nets, and landing nets
  • Cooler, ice, and waters
A great perk of being a Waves Member is you have access to a lot of fantastic boats. Carissa (Waves owner/ president), has given Captain Casey the opportunity to be your captain on exciting excursions and helpful fishing clinics. To take advantage of having your own private captain, contact me today. (Capt.CaseyM@gmail.com)
 
EXCLUSIVELY for Waves Members:
 
Check out Captain Casey Maloney on Instagram or Facebook to see what's biting: www.instagram.com/capt.caseym , www.facebook.com/casey.maloney.790

Social Events- Feb, March and April

Monday Mar 6, 2017
Plan ahead, take a peak at our social events to plan a relaxing and fun day with us!

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THE NEWS WAVE

 February 2017   April  2017

 

February

Friday, February 3rd:  NEW! “Miss Venice  4 Hour Offshore Experience,” 8:00 a.m. – Noon. The charter will leave from the Fisherman’s Wharf  Marina. These are deep sea offshore fishing charters with expert charter captain, Captain Joe Bernhard. Captain Bernhard grew up commercially fishing on the West Coast of Florida where he became a marine law enforcement officer. He also obtained his United States Coast Guard Captains License and is a certified law enforcement scuba diver.  During his 25 year career he has also worked on and captained commercial fishing boats, private charter boats, party boats, sightseeing boats, parasail boats and dive boats. He has worked in the fishing industry on all sides and from all perspectives. Having this experience assures that not only will you catch fish but you will be fishing with a captain that puts safety above everything else. You will catch Red, Black and Gag Grouper, Lane, Grey and Yellowtail Snapper, Key West Grunts, Porgies, Sand Perch, Flounder, Triggerfish, Mackerel, Red Snapper, King Mackerel, Shark, Amberjack, Sea Bass, Barracuda, Cobia, etc.  By partnering with Captain Bernhard and his team we are able to organize and offer more charters at more locations on a specialized fishing boat to enhance your fishing experience, including some weekend charters. The charters are open to all ages. These are actual charters, so all the fishing equipment, license, bait, tackle, fuel and the captain are provided. These charters are on a 40 ft long, 14 ft wide Flagship vessel  that  holds up to 18 people, dressed with two Cummins diesel engines and  an air conditioned cabin with seating and a full size bathroom. She is complete with all the U.S. Coast Guard required safety and life saving equipment including satellite telephone, EPIRB, SSB and VHF radios, life jackets, first aid kit and life rafts. Her captain and crew are first aid and CPR certified. Her walk around cabin design provides plenty of fishing room for everyone on board. You just  BYOBeverage and something to eat if desired. The cost is only $89.00 per person (plus a recommended 20% gratuity).  

 

Wednesday, February 8th:  Sunset Cruise – Phillippi Harbor Location, 5:15 p.m. – After sunset (Sunset 6:10 p.m.) $20/per person (plus tax). Bring your friends & family, an appetizer to share (finger food for 6-8 people to be passed around) and BYOBeverages. We will be providing the captain and touring the intracoastal waterway, listening to music, and watching the sunset. This is a very relaxing, fun event and a great way to meet some fellow members!

 

Thursday, February 9th: Moonlight Cruise – Venice location, 6:00 p.m. – After dark (Sunset 6:10 p.m.) $20/per person (plus tax). Bring your friends & family, an appetizer to share (finger food for 6-8 people to pass around) and BYOBeverages. We will be providing the captain and touring the intracoastal waterway, listening to music and socializing with other members. This is a very relaxing, fun event and a great way to meet some fellow members.

 

Friday, February 10th:  NEW! 4 Hour Offshore “Sea Pro Sport Fishing Adventure,” 8:00 a.m. – Noon. The charter will leave from the boat ramp located at the Centennial Park & Boat Ramp in Sarasota. These are deep sea offshore fishing charters with expert charter captain, Captain Vern. Captain Vern and his fishing Captains are all local, native guides that have spent generations learning to locate the reefs, wrecks, ledges, and hard bottom as well as surface trolling for a variety of species. You will be fishing for Mangrove Snapper, Gray Snapper, Black, Red and Gag Grouper, Kingfish, Black Sea Bass, Spanish Mackerel, Shark and Barracuda. By partnering with Captain Vern and his team we are able to organize and offer more charters at more locations on a specialized fishing boat to enhance your fishing experience, including some weekend charters. The charters are open to all ages. These are actual charters, so all the fishing equipment, license, bait, tackle, fuel and the captain are provided. These charters are on a 36′ Chris Craft Scorpion fishing boat with twin Evinrude 275HP motors. You just BYOBeverage and something to eat if desired. The cost  is only $130.00 per person (plus a recommended 20% gratuity). Limit 4 - 6 people so register soon!

 

Monday, February 13th:  Lovers' Sunset Cruise – Cortez location, 5:15 p.m. – After sunset (Sunset 6:13 p.m.) $20/per person (plus tax). Bring your friends, family & sweethearts, an appetizer to share (finger food for 6-8 people to be passed around) and BYOBeverages. We will be providing the captain and touring the intracoastal waterway, listening to music, looking at the scenery and watching the sunset. This is a very relaxing, fun event and a great way to meet some fellow members!

 

Friday, February 17th:  Manatee River Cruise – Cortez location, 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. $25/per person or $45/per couple (plus tax).  Bring your friends & family, an appetizer to share (finger food for 6-8 people to be passed around) and BYOBeverages. We will be providing the captain and touring the beautiful Manatee River. The scenic Manatee River forms in the northeastern corner of Manatee County and flows into the Gulf of Mexico at  the southern edge of Tampa Bay. Wildlife in and around the river includes herons, manatees, dolphins, and various fish. On this entertaining boat ride you will be listening to music, enjoying the scenery and stopping for lunch at one of the local restaurants. This is a very relaxing, fun event  and a great way to meet some fellow members!

 

Friday, February 17th:  NEW! “Miss Venice  4 Hour Offshore Experience,” 8:00 a.m. – Noon. The charter will be leaving from the Fisherman’s Wharf  Marina. These are deep sea offshore fishing charters with expert charter captain, Captain Joe Bernhard. Captain Bernhard grew up commercially fishing on the West Coast of Florida where he became a marine law enforcement officer. He also obtained his United States Coast Guard Captains License and is a certified law enforcement scuba diver.  During his 25 year career he has also worked on and captained commercial fishing boats, private charter boats, party boats, sightseeing boats, parasail boats and dive boats. He has worked in the fishing industry on all sides and from all perspectives. Having this experience assures that not only will you catch fish but you will be fishing with a captain that puts safety above everything else. You will catch Red, Black and Gag Grouper, Lane, Grey and Yellowtail Snapper, Key West Grunts, Porgies, Sand Perch, Flounder, Triggerfish, Mackerel, Red Snapper, King Mackerel, Shark, Amberjack, Sea Bass, Barracuda, Cobia, etc. By partnering with Captain Bernhard and his team we are able to organize and offer more charters at more locations on a specialized fishing boat to enhance your fishing experience, including some weekend charters. The charters are open to all ages. These are actual charters, so all the fishing equipment, license, bait, tackle, fuel and the captain are provided. These charters are on a 40 ft long, 14 ft wide Flagship vessel  that holds up to 18 people, dressed with two Cummins diesel engines and  an air conditioned cabin with seating  and a full size bathroom. She is complete with all the U.S. Coast Guard required safety and life saving equipment including satellite telephone, EPIRB, SSB and VHF radios, life jackets, first aid kit and life rafts. Her captain and crew are first aid and CPR certified. Her walk around cabin design provides plenty of fishing room for everyone on board. You just  BYOBeverage and something to eat if desired. The cost is only $89.00 per person (plus a recommended 20% gratuity).  

 

Friday, February 24th:  NEW! 4 Hour Offshore “Sea Pro Sport Fishing Adventure,” 8:00 a.m.  Noon. This charter leaves from the boat ramp located on Holmes Beach (West Bradenton). These are deep sea offshore fishing charters with expert charter captain, Captain Vern. Captain Vern and his fishing Captains are all local, native guides that have spent generations learning to locate the reefs, wrecks, ledges, and hard bottom as well as surface trolling for a variety of species. You will be fishing for Mangrove Snapper, Gray Snapper, Black, Red and Gag Grouper, Kingfish, Black Sea Bass, Spanish Mackerel, Shark and Barracuda.  By partnering with Captain Vern and his team we are able to organize and offer more charters at more locations on a specialized fishing boat  to enhance your  fishing experience, including some weekend charters. The charters are open to all ages. These are actual charters, so all the fishing equipment, license, bait, tackle, fuel and the captain are provided. These charters are on a 36′ Chris Craft Scorpion fishing boat with twin Evinrude 275HP motors. You just BYOBeverage and something to eat if desired. The cost is only $130.00 per person (plus a recommended 20% gratuity). Limit 4 - 6 people so register soon!

 

Friday, February 24th:  Barrier Islands Cruise – Stump Pass location, 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. $35/per person (plus tax). Bring your  friends and family, a packed lunch and BYOBeverages. We will be providing the captain on this scenic tour  from our Stump Pass location to the barrier islands, listening to music and looking at the scenery. We will cruise to Stump Pass Beach State Park, Don Pedro State Park then stop at the Cayo Costa State park for a picnic lunch. This is a very relaxing, fun event and a great way to meet some fellow members and see the beautiful Stump Pass Marina area!

 

Monday, February 27th:  Sunset Cruise – Cortez location, 5:30 p.m. – After sunset (Sunset 6:22 p.m.) $20/per person (plus tax). Bring your friends & family, an appetizer to share (finger food for 6-8 people to be passed around) and BYOBeverages. We will be providing the captain and touring the intracoastal waterway, listening to music, looking at the scenery and watching the sunset. This is a very relaxing, fun event and a great way to meet some fellow members!

 

March 

Wednesday, March 1st:  Sunset Cruise – Phillippi Harbor Location, 5:30 p.m. – After sunset (Sunset 6:23 p.m.) $20/per person (plus tax). Bring your friends & family, a holiday appetizer to share (finger food for 6-8 people to be passed around) and BYOBeverages. We will be providing the captain and touring the intracoastal waterway, listening to music, and watch the sunset. This is a very relaxing, fun event and a great way to meet some fellow members!

 

Friday, March 3rd:  Egmont Key Adventure Cruise –  Cortez location, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Come cruise the Intracoastal waterway to Egmont Key! Kick off the spring season with this adventure cruise with Captain Doug. Do some shelling and hiking and enjoy lunch at the beach. Please bring a packed lunch and BYOBeverages (plus hats, sunscreen, cameras, etc.)  Member price $25 per person /$45 per couple plus tax.

 

Friday, March 3rd: NEW! “Miss Venice 4 Hour Offshore Experience,” 8:00a.m. – Noon. The charter will be leaving from Fisherman’s  Wharf  Marina. These are deep sea offshore fishing charters with expert charter captain, Captain Joe Bernhard. Captain Bernhard grew up commercially fishing on the west coast of Florida where he became a marine law enforcement officer. He also obtained his United States Coast Guard Captains License and is a certified law enforcement scuba diver.  During his 25 year career he has also worked on and captained commercial fishing boats, private charter boats, party boats, sightseeing boats, parasail boats and dive boats. He has worked in the fishing industry on all sides and from all perspectives. Having this experience assures that not only will you catch fish but you will be fishing with a captain that puts safety above everything else. You will catch Red, Black and Gag Grouper, Lane, Grey and Yellowtail Snapper, Key West Grunts, Porgies, Sand Perch, Flounder, Triggerfish, Mackerel, Red Snapper, King Mackerel, Shark, Amberjack, Sea Bass, Barracuda, Cobia, etc. By partnering with Captain Bernhard and his team we are able to organize and offer more charters at more locations on a specialized fishing boat to enhance your fishing experience, including some weekend charters. The charters are open to all ages. These are actual charters, so all the fishing equipment, license, bait, tackle, fuel and the captain are provided. These charters are on a 40 ft long, 14 ft wide Flagship vessel  that holds up to18 people, dressed with two Cummins diesel engines and  an air conditioned cabin with seating and a full size bathroom. She is complete with all the U.S. Coast Guard required safety and life saving equipment including satellite telephone, EPIRB, SSB and VHF radios, life jackets, first aid kit and life rafts. Her captain and crew are first aid and CPR certified. Her walk around cabin design provides plenty of fishing room for everyone on board. You just BYOBeverage and something to eat if desired. The cost is only $89.00 per person (plus a recommended 20% gratuity).  

 

Thursday, March 9th:  Moonlight Cruise – Venice location, 6:30 p.m. – After dark,(Sunset 6:27 p.m.) $20/per person (plus tax). Bring your friends & family, an appetizer to share (finger food for 6-8 people to pass around) and BYOBeverages. We will be providing the captain and touring the intracoastal waterway, listening to music and socializing with other members. This is a very relaxing, fun event  and a great way to meet some fellow members!

 

Friday, March 10th: “Sea Pro Sport Fishing 4 Hour Offshore Adventure,” 8:00 a.m. – Noon. The charter will leave from the boat ramp located at Centennial Park & Boat Ramp in Sarasota. These are deep sea offshore fishing charters with expert charter captain, Captain Vern. Captain Vern and his fishing Captains are all local, native guides that have spent generations learning to locate the reefs, wrecks, ledges, and hard bottom as well as surface trolling for a variety of species. You will be fishing for Mangrove Snapper, Gray Snapper, Red, Black and Gag Grouper, Black Sea Bass, Spanish Mackerel, Kingfish, Shark and Barracuda.  By partnering with Captain Vern and his team we are able to organize and offer more charters at more locations on a specialized fishing boat to enhance your fishing experience, including some weekend charters. The charters are open to all ages. These are actual charters, so all the fishing equipment, license, bait, tackle, fuel and the captain are provided. These charters are on a 36′ Chris Craft Scorpion fishing boat with twin Evinrude 275HP motors. You just BYOBeverage and something to eat if desired. The cost is only $130.00 per person (plus a recommended 20% gratuity). Limit 4-6 people so register soon!

 

Friday, March 10th:   Venice to Stump Pass Cruise – Venice location, 10:00am – 3:00pm, $25/per person or $45/per couple (plus tax). Bring your  friends, family and BYOBeverages. Bring a packed lunch or you can buy a great lunch at the Rum Bay Restaurant & Bar. We will be providing the captain on a scenic tour to our Stump Pass location, listening to music and looking at the scenery. This is a very relaxing, fun event and a great way to meet some fellow members and see the beautiful Stump Pass Marina area!

 

 

Monday, March 13th:  Sunset Cruise – Cortez location, 6:30 p.m. – After sunset (Sunset 7:29 p.m.) $20/per person (plus tax). Bring your friends & family, an appetizer to share (finger food for 6-8 people to be passed around) and BYOBeverages. We will be providing the captain and touring the intracoastal waterway, listening to music, looking at the scenery and watching the sunset. This is a very relaxing, fun event and a great way to meet some fellow members!

 

Friday, March 17th: Barrier Islands Cruise – Stump Pass location, 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. $35/per person (plus tax). Bring your friends and family, a packed lunch and BYOBeverages. We will be providing the captain and taking a scenic tour from our Stump Pass location to the barrier islands, listening to music and looking at the scenery. We will cruise to Stump Pass Beach State Park, Don Pedro State Park then stop at the Cayo Costa State park for a picnic lunch. This is a very relaxing, fun event and a great way to meet some fellow members and see the beautiful Stump Pass Marina area!

 

Friday, March 17th:  NEW! “Miss Venice 4 Hour Offshore Experience,” 8:00a.m. – Noon. The charter will be leaving from Fisherman’s Wharf Marina. These are deep sea offshore fishing charters with expert charter captain, Captain Joe Bernhard. Captain Bernhard grew up commercially fishing on the west coast of Florida where he became a marine law enforcement officer. He also obtained his United States Coast Guard Captains License and is a certified law enforcement scuba diver.  During his 25 year career he has also worked on and captained commercial fishing boats, private charter boats, party boats, sightseeing boats, parasail boats and dive boats. He has worked in the fishing industry on all sides and from all perspectives. Having this experience assures that not only will you catch fish but you will be fishing with a captain that puts safety above everything else. You will catch Red, Black and Gag Grouper, Lane, Grey and Yellowtail Snapper, Key West Grunts, Porgies, Sand Perch, Flounder, Triggerfish, Mackerel, Red Snapper, King Mackerel, Shark, Amberjack, Sea Bass, Barracuda, Cobia, etc. By partnering with Captain Bernhard and his team we are able to organize and offer more charters at more locations on a specialized fishing boat to enhance your fishing experience, including some weekend charters. The charters are open to all ages. These are actual charters, so all the fishing equipment, license, bait, tackle, fuel and the captain are provided. These charters are on a 40 ft long, 14 ft wide Flagship vessel that holds up to 18 people, dressed with two Cummins diesel engines and  an air conditioned cabin with seating and a full size bathroom. She is complete with all the U.S. Coast Guard required safety and life saving equipment including satellite telephone, EPIRB, SSB and VHF radios, life jackets, first aid kit and life rafts. Her captain and crew are first aid and CPR certified. Her walk around cabin design provides plenty of fishing room for everyone on board. You just BYOBeverage and something to eat if desired. The cost is only $89.00 per person (plus a recommended 20% gratuity).

 

Wednesday, March 22nd:  Sunset Cruise - Phillippi Harbor Location, 6:30 p.m. – After sunset (Sunset 7:33 p.m.) $20/per person (plus tax). Bring your friends & family, a holiday appetizer to share (finger food for 6-8 people to be passed around) and BYOBeverages. We will be providing the captain and touring the intracoastal waterway, listening to music, and watching the sunset. This is a very relaxing, fun event and a great way to meet some fellow members!

 

Friday, March 24th:  “Sea Pro Sport Fishing 4 Hour Offshore Adventure,” 8:00  a.m. – Noon. The charter leaves from the boat ramp located on Holmes Beach (West Bradenton). These are deep sea offshore fishing charters with expert charter captain, Captain Vern. Captain Vern and his fishing Captains are all local, native guides that have spent generations learning to locate the reefs, wrecks, ledges, and hard bottom as well as surface trolling for a variety of species. You will be fishing for Mangrove Snapper, Gray Snapper, Red, black and Gag Grouper, Kingfish, Black Sea Bass, Spanish Mackerel, Shark and Barracuda,  By partnering with Captain Vern and his team we are able to organize and offer more charters at more locations on a specialized fishing boat to enhance your fishing experience, including some weekend charters. The charters are open to all ages. These are actual charters, so all the fishing equipment, license, bait, tackle, fuel and the captain are provided. These charters are on a 36′ Chris Craft Scorpion fishing boat with twin Evinrude 275HP motors. You just BYOBeverage and something to eat if desired. The cost is only $130.00 per person (plus a recommended 20% gratuity). Limit 4 - 6 people so register soon!

 

Monday, March 27th:  Sunset Cruise – Cortez location, 6:30 p.m. – After sunset (Sunset 7:35 p.m.), $20/per person (plus tax). Bring your friends & family, an appetizer to share (finger food for 6-8 people to be passed around) and BYOBeverages. We will be providing the captain and touring the intracoastal waterway, listening to music, looking at the scenery and watching the sunset. This is a very relaxing, fun event and a great way to meet some fellow members!

 

 

Friday, March 31st:  NEW! Snorkeling Adventure by Sea Pro Sport Fishing Charters,” 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.  The charter leaves from the boat ramp located on Holmes Beach (West Bradenton). On this charter with expert  Captain Vern, you will be visiting the historical reef of Egmont Key. You will see tropical fish like Sergeant  Majors, Tangs, Wrasses, Spot tails, and many more beautiful fish including some game fish. Also don’t forget about  the amazing shelling that can be done on the island! By partnering with Captain Vern and his team, we are able to organize and offer more charters at more locations on a specialized boat to enhance your snorkeling experience, including some weekend charters. The charters are open to all ages. These charters are on a 20′ Mako inshore boat with a Yamaha 150HP motor. You just BYOBeverage and something to eat if desired. The cost is only $85.00 per person (plus a recommended 20% gratuity). Limit 4-6 people so register soon!

 

Friday, March 31st:  NEW! “Miss Venice 4 Hour Offshore Experience,” 8:00 a.m. – Noon. The charter will be leaving from Fisherman’s Wharf Marina. These are deep sea offshore fishing charters with expert charter captain, Captain Joe Bernhard. Captain Bernhard grew up commercially fishing on the west coast of Florida where he became a marine law enforcement officer. He also obtained his United States Coast Guard Captains License and is a certified law enforcement scuba diver.  During his 25 year career he has also worked on and captained commercial fishing boats, private charter boats, party boats, sightseeing boats, parasail boats and dive boats. He has worked in the fishing industry on all sides and from all perspectives. Having this experience assures that not only will you catch fish but you will be fishing with a captain that puts safety above everything else. You will catch Red, Black and Gag Grouper, Lane, Grey and Yellowtail Snapper, Key West Grunts, Porgies, Sand Perch, Flounder, Triggerfish, Mackerel, Red Snapper, King Mackerel, Shark, Amberjack, Sea Bass, Barracuda, Cobia, etc. By partnering with Captain Bernhard and his team we are able to organize and offer more charters at more locations on a specialized fishing boat to enhance your fishing experience, including some weekend charters. The charters are open to all ages. These are actual charters, so all the fishing equipment, license, bait, tackle, fuel and the captain are provided. These charters are on a 40 ft long, 14 ft wide Flagship vessel that holds up to18 people, dressed with two Cummins diesel engines and  an air conditioned cabin  and a full size bathroom. She is complete with all the U.S. Coast Guard required safety and life saving equipment including satellite telephone, EPIRB, SSB and VHF radios, life jackets, first aid kit and life rafts. Her captain and crew are first aid and CPR certified. Her walk around cabin design provides plenty of fishing room for everyone on board. You just BYOBeverage and something to eat if desired. The cost is only $89.00 per person (plus a recommended 20% gratuity).

 

April

Thursday, April 6th:  Moonlight Cruise – Venice location, 7:45 p.m. – After dark, (Sunset 7:50 p.m.) $20/per person (plus tax). Bring your friends & family, an appetizer to share (finger food for 6-8 people to pass around) and BYOBeverages. We be providing the captain and touring the intracoastal way, listening to music and socializing with other members. This is a very relaxing, fun event and a great way to meet some fellow members!

 

Friday, April 7th:  Manatee River Cruise – Cortez location, 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. $25/per person or $45/per couple (plus tax).  Bring your friends & family, an appetizer to share (finger food for 6-8 people to be passed around) and BYOBeverages. We will be providing the captain and touring the beautiful Manatee River. The scenic Manatee River forms in the northeastern corner of Manatee County and flows into the Gulf of Mexico at the southern edge of Tampa Bay. Wildlife in and around the river includes herons, manatees, dolphins, and various fish. On this entertaining boat ride you will be listening to music, and enjoying the scenery.  This is a very relaxing, fun event and a great way to meet some fellow members!

 

Friday, April 7th: “Sea Pro Sport Fishing 4 Hour Offshore Adventure,” 8:00  a.m. – Noon. This charter leaves from the boat ramp located at the Centennial Park & Boat Ramp in Sarasota. These are deep sea offshore fishing charters with expert charter captain, Captain Vern. Captain Vern and his fishing Captains are all local, native guides that have spent  generations learning to locate the reefs, wrecks, ledges, and hard bottom as well as surface trolling for a variety of species. You will be fishing for Mangrove Snapper, Gray Snapper, Red, Black  and Gag Grouper, Kingfish, Black Sea Bass, Spanish Mackerel, Shark and Barracuda,  By partnering with Captain Vern and his team we are able to organize and offer more charters at more locations on a specialized fishing boat  to enhance your fishing experience, including some weekend charters. The charters are open to all ages. These are actual charters, so all the fishing equipment, license, bait, tackle, fuel and the captain are provided. These charters are on a 36′ Chris Craft Scorpion fishing boat with twin Evinrude 275HP motors. You just BYOBeverage and something to eat if desired. The cost is only $130.00 per person (plus a recommended 20% gratuity). Limit 4 - 6 people so register soon!

 

Wednesday, April 12th:  Sunset Cruise – Phillippi Harbor Location, 7:00 p.m. – After sunset (Sunset 7:54 p.m.) $20/per person (plus tax). Bring your friends & family, an appetizer to share (finger food for 6-8 people to be passed around) and BYOBeverages. We will be providing the captain and touring the intracoastal waterway, listening to music, and watching the sunset. This is a very relaxing, fun event and a great way to meet some fellow members!

 

Friday, April 14th:  Egmont Key Adventure Cruise – Cortez location, 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Come cruise the Intracoastal waterway to Egmont Key! Kick off the spring season on this adventure cruise with Captain Doug. Do some shelling and hiking and enjoy lunch on the beach. Please bring a packed lunch and BYOBeverages (plus hats, sunscreen, cameras, etc.)  Member price $25 per person /$45 per couple plus tax.

 

Monday, April 17th:  Easter Monday Sunset Cruise – Cortez location, 7:00 p.m. – After sunset (Sunset 7:56 p.m.), $20/per person (plus tax). Bring your friends & family, an appetizer to share (finger food for 6-8 people to be passed around) and BYOBeverages. We will be providing the captain and touring the intracoastal waterway, listening to music, looking at the scenery and watching the sunset. This is a very relaxing, fun event and a great way to meet some fellow members!

 

Friday, April 21st:  NEW! Snorkeling Adventure by Sea Pro Sport Fishing Charters,” 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.  The charter leaves from the boat ramp located on Holmes Beach (West Bradenton). On this charter with expert  Captain Vern, you will be visiting the historical reef of Egmont Key. You will see tropical fish like Sergeant  Majors, Tangs, Wrasses, Spot tails, and many more beautiful fish including some game fish. Also don’t forget about  the amazing shelling that can be done on the island! By partnering with Captain Vern and his team we are able to organize and offer more charters at more locations on a specialized boat to enhance your snorkeling experience, including some weekend charters. The charters are open to all ages. These charters are on a 20′ Mako inshore boat with a Yamaha 150HP motor. You just BYOBeverage and something to eat if desired. The cost is only $85.00 per person (plus a recommended 20% gratuity). Limit 4-6 people so register soon!

 

Friday, April 21st:  NEW! “Miss Venice 4 Hour Offshore Experience,” 8:00 a.m. – Noon. The charter will be leaving from Fisherman’s Wharf Marina. These are deep sea offshore fishing charters with expert charter captain, Captain Joe Bernhard. Captain Bernhard grew up commercially fishing on the west coast of Florida where he became a marine law enforcement officer. He also obtained his United States Coast Guard Captains License and is a certified law enforcement scuba diver.  During his 25 year career he has also worked on and captained commercial fishing boats, private charter boats, party boats, sightseeing boats, parasail boats and dive boats. He has worked in the fishing industry on all sides and from all perspectives. Having this experience assures that not only will you catch fish but you will be fishing with a captain that puts safety above everything else. You will catch Red, Black and Gag Grouper, Lane, Grey and Yellowtail Snapper, Key West Grunts, Porgies, Sand Perch, Flounder, Triggerfish, Mackerel, Red Snapper, King Mackerel, Shark, Amberjack, Sea Bass, Barracuda, Cobia, etc. By partnering with Captain Bernhard and his team we are able to organize and offer more charters at more locations on a specialized fishing boat to enhance your fishing experience, including some weekend charters. The charters are open to all ages. These are actual charters, so all the fishing equipment, license, bait, tackle, fuel and the captain are provided. These charters are on a 40 ft long, 14 ft wide Flagship vessel that hold up to 18 people, dressed with two Cummins diesel engines and  an air conditioned cabin with seating and a full size bathroom. She is complete with all the U.S. Coast Guard required safety and life saving equipment including satellite telephone, EPIRB, SSB and VHF radios, life jackets, first aid kit and life rafts. Her captain and crew are first aid and CPR certified. Her walk around cabin design provides plenty of fishing room for everyone on board. You just  BYOBeverage and something to eat if desired. The cost is only $89.00 per person (plus a recommended 20% gratuity).

 

Wednesday, April 26th: Sunset Cruise – Phillippi Harbor Location, 7:00 p.m. – After sunset (Sunset 8:01 p.m.) $20/per person (plus tax). Bring your friends & family, an appetizer to share (finger food for 6-8 people to be passed around) and BYOBeverages. We will be providing the captain and touring the intracoastal waterway, listening to music, and watching the sunset. This is a very relaxing, fun event and a great way to meet some fellow members!

 

Friday, April 28th:  Venice to Stump Pass Cruise – Venice location, 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. $25/per person or $45/per couple (plus tax). Bring your friends, family and BYOBeverages. Bring a packed lunch or you can buy a great  lunch at Rum Bay Restaurant & Bar. We will be providing the captain on this scenic tour to our Stump Pass location, listening to music and looking at the scenery. This is a very relaxing, fun event and a great way to meet some fellow members and see the beautiful Stump Pass Marina area!

 

Friday, April 28th: NEW! 4 Hour Offshore “Sea Pro Sport Fishing Adventure,” 8:00 a.m. – Noon. The charter leaves from the boat ramp located on Holmes Beach (West Bradenton). These are deep sea offshore fishing charters with expert charter captain, Captain Vern. Captain Vern and his fishing Captains are all local, native guides that have spent generations learning to locate the reefs, wrecks, ledges, and hard bottom as well as surface trolling for a variety of species. You will be fishing for Mangrove Snapper, Gray Snapper, Red, Black and Gag Grouper, Black Sea Bass, Spanish Mackerel, Kingfish, Shark and Barracuda,  By partnering with Captain Vern and his team we are able to organize and offer more charters at more locations on a specialized fishing boat to enhance your fishing experience, including some weekend charters. The charters are open to all ages. These are actual charters, so all the fishing equipment, license, bait, tackle, fuel and the captain are provided. These charters are on a 36′ Chris Craft Scorpion fishing boat with twin Evinrude 275HP motors. You just BYOBeverage and something to eat if desired. The cost  is only $130.00 per person (plus  a recommended 20% gratuity). Limit 4 - 6 people so register soon!

 

*** Waves Boat & Social Club, LLC is not responsible or liable for any social events including but not limited to 3rd party Fishing charters, baseball games, restaurants, etc.. Member & guests understand there is an inherent risk in boating and attending events and agrees to INDEMNIFY AND HOLD Waves Boat & Social Club, LLC HARMLESS from all claims, judgments and costs including attorney's fees, incurred in connection with any action brought as a result of voluntary participation in these activities.

SEASONAL SOCIAL EVENTS!

Tuesday Oct 18, 2016
Take a look at some of our fantastic new social events for November 2016- January 2017!

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Take a look at some of our fantastic new social events for November 2016- January 2017! New events include Holiday charters and Snorkeling! SIGN UP TODAY!

(COPY AND PASTE THE LINK(S) BELLOW INTO YOUR SEARCH BAR AND CLICK ENTER TO SEE)

http://files.constantcontact.com/572f022f001/c3a63914-15a7-4792-8df2-a3a5bccea684.pdf

PRIVATE CHARTERS!?!?

Saturday Sep 17, 2016
Private Charters

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Did you know you can set up your very own social event? As a member of Waves Boat and Social Club you have the opportunity to reserve your very own charter with Captain Doug! Charters can depart from 4 of our 5 locations: Stump Pass, Venice Marker 4, Phillippi Harbor Club, and Cortez Seafood Shack Marina of Bradenton. Private Charters are good for bachelor or bachelorette parties, family get togethers, a romantic dinner on the water, or just to take out some co-workers, you call us and let us know!

Set up your Private charter Today! Just call Lu, Gwen, or Sarah at:

(941)795-1600

Have a Great Boating Day!

Another Night Under the Stars

Saturday Sep 17, 2016
Venice Moonlight Cruise

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Thursday September 15, 2016 Our Venice Moonlight Cruise Social Event was a success! Captain Doug took out a full boat of a few members to take them on an enchanting, beautiful and relaxing night on the water to watch the gorgeous full Florida moon. Hope everyone had a great night and make sure to sign up for more of our exciting social events!

Check out our calender and Tag "Blog" for more Pictures and information on Social Events happening this month!

For even more helpful information about private charters with Captain Doug please call the reservation office at (941) 795-1600

New boats have arrived!

Wednesday Mar 9, 2016
New additions to the fleet:

Just In Time Pontoon: Phillippi

Off the Hook center console: Phillippi creek

Feel'n Nautical deck boat: Phillippi

Catch the Wave is at Stickney

Nautical gal: Stickney

Reel'n good center console: Cortez

Sea Escape: Venice

Happy as a Clam: Stump pass

AND new motors on other boats!!!

Waves Networking Group

Thursday Feb 11, 2016
Looking to meet other members to go boating and/or fishing with?

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If you would like to be able to meet up with other members to go boating, fishing, or just out on the water; please email your name, phone number, member number, and very briefly what your boating interests are; your information will be shared and included in a private "member only" data base.

Once you have been added, you will receive an email with the "group distribution list" for you to contact fellow members and occassionally receive group emails regarding special event requests by fellow members.  

Info@wavesboatclub.com

 

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY

Tuesday Feb 9, 2016
Hazardous Boating Conditions!!! Boating is cancelled when a Small Craft Advisory has been advised and posted by the national weather service.



Waves.

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A Small Craft Advisory means that wind speeds of 20 to 33 knots...
and/or seas 7 feet or higher ... are expected to produce hazardous
conditions for small craft. Boaters ... especially
those operating smaller vessels, should avoid navigating in these conditions.

Daily Marine Forecast NOAA

Sunday Dec 6, 2015


Click here
for detailed marine conditions - wind, rip tides, or any other hazardous conditions.

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Click here for detailed marine conditions - wind, rip tides, or any other hazardous conditions.

AWESOME 23' Nautic Star Deck boat Added 7/9/15!

Wednesday Jul 8, 2015
Another new boat added to the fleet!!! Check in out.

Adding Center Console: Cobia 24' with 250 Four Stroke -

Tuesday Mar 24, 2015
Keep you eye out - we are adding a brother to Catch the Wave - Reel'n Good will be coming soon...Center Console 24' Cobia with 250 Four Stroke!!!

STUMP PASS IS NOW OPEN!!!

Saturday Feb 28, 2015
Stump Pass in Englewood is now open and taking reservations.

Please Click for Today's Marine Forecast

Monday Mar 24, 2014
This is updated daily - not to be confused with posted date.

Poseidon Fishing Group

Saturday Mar 1, 2014
This is a member organized fishing group. Meet other members with an enthusiasm for fishing, share yor cost of fuel & bait, learn/ share some tactics.

Boat # 38 Mako dual console is here - book it!

Wednesday Dec 11, 2013
A bright 20' dual console Mako with a 2013 150 four stroke Yamaha is at the boat yard and ready for you to use it.

Boat #39 - 24' Hurricane Deck boat in Cortez

Thursday Oct 31, 2013

Boats Boats and more Boats!!!!

Friday Aug 30, 2013
Boats have been added to all locations. Check out our fleet page.

Flats boat now available in Cortez!!!

Tuesday Mar 26, 2013

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Get your fishing gear ready for fishing those shallows!

New 2013 24' luxury pontoon is available

Tuesday Mar 5, 2013
Reserve your maiden voyage on Smooth Waves

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We are happy to report - due to some wonderful new members joining (and of course our current roster of existing members who continue to support the club) Waves just put a brand new 24' Bentley 2013 pontoon boat into the Phillippi Fleet.

Enjoy!

Next year is out 10th Anniversary!!!!

Saturday Jan 26, 2013
Waves is proud and thankful to you members for your support over the years. Next year will be our 10th anniversary and so we are planning a big 10th anniversary trip - a river cruise to ????

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 We have to start planning now as space fills up very quickly.

It would be great if we could get a big group involved.  The more people we get the more perks we get too.  We will be sending out invites to a wine & cheese very soon to discuss options and assess interest.

2013 - 24' pontoon to arrive in Sarasota!

Thursday Jan 17, 2013
The new boat is here ...just getting rigged for your use....

A brand new 24' gorgeous Bentley Pontoon with lots of plush seating. Enjoy luxury!

Venice sailboat has arrived!

Thursday Jan 17, 2013
We now have an ODay 22" sailboat in Venice. Waves members can officially sail out of all cities!

Best Member Appreciation Picnic EVER

Wednesday Dec 19, 2012

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Best Event Ever. The weather cooperated - it was cool but sunny.  

We had attendance of over 70 members - some brand new members had their first picnic and others that have been to all 8 Waves annual picnicsr.  The food was great and a variety - the most popular dish I think goes to the Waxlers - I think it lasted all of 1 minute.

The live music from Marvin and the Marvins was awesome too!

A big thanks to all the members for attending and especially for participating.  Congrats to the big winners of the Waves annual games.  

Winners of the famous egg toss were the Moirs!  (we had almost 40 participants)

Winners of the Bocce Ball were Nic & Colin (50 participants)

And Winners of the horseshoes was Jim & Nick (48 participants)

Next event is the Sunset Cruise on the 28th!

Online Reservation Tutorial

Thursday Nov 15, 2012
See our reservations system designer's tutorial

Try out our Kayaks at the Boat Yard

Saturday Oct 27, 2012

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You can book online or call Lu 941-795-1600

Venice club is open - reserve your boat and check it out

Wednesday Oct 24, 2012
Waves has invested heavily into a fleet of sparkling boats for our new Venice location... We are located right on the intra-coastal next to the Marker 4 restaurant. Please reserve your boat today.

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The Venice club is starting with a fantastic line up of boats for our members to reserve and use as they wish.  As always, the more members we get, the more boats we add...so we need referrals, friends of members, neighbors, colleagues and more to join so Venice can have an expanding fleet that is second to none!

  1.  24' Hurricane deck boat with a 225 stroke Yamaha - this boat is comfortable for a large group while continuing to run smooth and fast.  It retails new for over $60,000
  2. 2013 24' Bentley pontoon with a 115 Yamaha stroke  - this is Waves 3rd Bentley and our members just love them "it is like driving a Cadillac"
  3. 21.5' Sea Pro centre console with a 115 Yamaha stroke - the is a great all around boat especially for bay fishing
  4. 20' Key West bowrider With a 115 Yamaha stroke - this is an all around boat, easy to drive, do water sports or just cruise around

New Boat at Cortez - is "like driving a Cadillac"

Wednesday May 9, 2012
24.5' Bentley Tri-Pontoon with a 115 4X Yamaha

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#25 Party Time is a 24.5' Tri Bentley Pontoon with a 115 four stroke motor.  This boat will fit 10 people for a easy relaxing ride.  It not only has one but two bimini tops for total coverage.