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Beach at Robinson Preserve

This one's for mom - who hated the sun but loved the beach. To all the moms out there who are just OVER tanning.  We all regret those bad decisions we made in our early years - slathering ourselves with baby oil and basking in the sun until we were fried like bacon.  Now we are much more… Keep Reading

Grady-White Boat Sale!


Summer is just a few months away and we all know that summer is the best time to be out on the boat!  If you haven't got your new Grady-White yet, this just might be a GREAT time to do it. We are offering terrific savings towards the purchase of any new Grady-White Boat. NOW is the… Keep Reading

Free Tickets to Suncoast Boat Show – This Weekend!


Come out and see us this weekend at the Suncoast Boat Show!  The Suncoast Boat Show is the major boat show for this area and has experienced phenomenal growth over the past few years. It is a great time for the whole family because not only will there be hundreds of beautiful boats on display… Keep Reading

Top 14 Signs You Grew Up in Cortez Village


Cortez Village is one of the few working fishing villages that still exists in Florida and when I was growing up, I was lucky to call this unique place home.  It is amazing to be from Cortez. I just wished the world could understand our simple, sweet and pragmatic lives. Here's my list of special things… Keep Reading

Many people think of February 13 - 14 as Valentine's time...not us!  We know, the most important thing going on that weekend is the Cortez Commercial Fishing Festival 2016!  This festival has certainly stolen our heart.  To us, nothing is more romantic than strolling along the lanes of Cortez Fishing Village, smelling the salty air and… Keep Reading


Thank goodness the weather is going to cooperate this weekend for the Bayfront Boat Show, located at Marina Jack in downtown Sarasota on January 29 - 31. Mother Nature will be providing the gorgeous sunny days and we will be supplying the latest and greatest Grady-White Boats for you to peruse (and definitely drool over).  We… Keep Reading

Top 100 Boat Dealer 2015

It's official...Boating Industry Magazine named the "Top 100" list of Boat Dealers in America and guess what?  Cannons was on the list!  We are even more excited to announce that this is the 9th year in a row that we have made the "Top 100" list. We have to give a big "thank you" to our… Keep Reading

Fishing on the Gulf Coast during a Warm December


So far, December has been amazingly warm in the Tampa Bay area. December days hitting the low 80's? Pinch me! As an angler, if you get out before or after any cold fronts, you can find some pretty awesome inshore fishing here on the Suncoast. Approaching fronts will keep offshore boats tied to the dock most of the… Keep Reading

Top 5 Reasons We Love Florida During the Holidays

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  Florida is wonderful any time of the year, but December with temperatures in the 70's and 80's?  Yes, please!  We welcome all of our winter friends and we absolutely understand why people from up North want to visit us this time of year.  In addition to the weather (that's perfection!), there are so many events… Keep Reading

what is red tide

Red Tide is definitely a beach-goer's and boater's nightmare.  It stinks (literally)!  Here are some basic facts about Red Tide and guidelines that you need to know about what to do when there is Red Tide in the Sarasota and Anna Maria Island area and on the beaches. It's an algae bloom that develops off-shore. The algae… Keep Reading

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