Freedom Boat Club
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Monday - Saturday 10am-6pm
Did you know boating is a great complement for other interests like running, art, and yoga?
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Freedom Boat Club offers a variety of boats at every Club - here are the types you’ll see at many of our locations.
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Freedom Boat Club captains share five tips on how cross a wake safely.
With a few simple tips, you can make sure that your four-legged friends have a safe and enjoyable trip!
If fishing isn't your thing, here are six ideas for other activities to do onboard!
Keep your family connected and engaged as you enjoy your time out on the water.
Our focus on boating safety is not a one-time thing – it's an important, ongoing initiative.
Pam and Steve had previously only been on boats a handful of times in their lives.
When hailing another vessel there is an accepted way to make contact.
Always be careful to wear the correct type of life vest for the specific activity you will be enjoying!
We explain how the pricing for Freedom Boat Clubs works throughout North America.
If you plan correctly, the answer is YES.
Helpful advice for brief stops or overnight stays!
With the FBC Custom Proprietary App for iPhone or Android, reserving a boat has never been easier!
Every single Freedom Boat Club vessel has a radio on board. Here's how to get started using it!
There are many misconceptions about joining a boat club. Here's where we bust them!
Every time you go out boating, be sure to take these essential safety and survival items!
Everything you want to understand before joining a boat club.
FBC captains choose the best general books to cover the full array of boating topics.
With a few tips and tricks, you can bring your toddler on board, and start creating everlasting memories!
There are many useful apps available for boaters. Here are some recommended by our FBC captains!
Boating advice from some seasoned female skippers who train hundreds of women each year!
Backing into a slip is a useful skill that all boaters should acquire!
There are many ways that boaters can help prevent plastics from entering our waterways.
A basic knowledge of boating terms will go a long way to improving communication on board.
Boaters should aim to be familiar with the most commonly-used VHF channels.
There are three levels of Emergency signal, and boaters should understand them all!
Always remember that the best things in life are meant to be enjoyed in moderation!
Understanding how tides and currents impact your activities is invaluable for safe and enjoyable boating!
Helpful tips on how to to hold your position with an anchor.
Remember the Freedom Boat Club safety slogan: HEAR IT – FEAR IT. SEE IT – FLEE IT!
A great boating tip from one of the Freedom Boat Club captains!
Freedom Boat Club allows each franchise to select which brands, makes and models best suit their region.
Each manufacturer researches weight and passenger allocations to dictate mandated safety guidelines.
President & CEO John Giglio explains the concept behind North America's oldest and largest boat club.
Freedom Boat Club loves to have young people aboard, enjoying the lifestyle and learning new skills!
Unlike many traditional club memberships, Freedom Boat Club does not stipulate a long-term contract.
Several of our FBC clubs have designed special training programs and social outings for female members
President & CEO John Giglio explains how Freedom Boat Club fits perfectly into the new "sharing economy".
FBC's proprietary online reservation system means that you can always reserve a boat in advance
President & CEO John Giglio explains the different merits of boat ownership, rental, or club membership.
“BOAT SAFE. HAVE FUN!” is the slogan of the Freedom Boat Club educational and training initiative.
Freedom Boat Club is for anyone who embraces the boating lifestyle. We own the boats, you enjoy them!
President & CEO John Giglio explains FBC's robust franchise growth, along with investment opportunities.
Freedom Boat Club offers FREE unlimited boat training for newcomers to boating and seasoned salts alike!
Here is the definitive story about the affordable new boating options now available!
Many of our clubs offer special seasonal promotions and incentives
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A great boating tip from the Freedom Boat Club captains!
An overview of FBC’s proprietary online reservation system.
Unexpected circumstances or life changes may require you to cancel your club membership. What's involved?
Many new boaters are intimidated when docking a boat. Here are quick tips to always keep in mind!
Prospective members always want to know what the types of boats are in our fleet. Here's the answer!
Pets are welcome aboard your boat, with some tips to keep them safe underway.
A warm and friendly video welcome from the man at the helm of Freedom Boat Club.
The ultimate consumer guide to how Freedom Boat Club works!
Learn what to expect as a member of Freedom Boat Club in our published Members Bill of Rights.
Whether you’re new to boating or a seasoned salt, we offer an outstanding boating educational program.
FBC members can enjoy boating in 165+ clubs in 31 U.S. states and Canada!
Winter boating in the south has never been easier! Here’s how it works
Reserve your boat when and where you want it. Here’s how!
How to effectively read and analyze boat club reviews.
The key considerations when choosing between boat ownership and joining a boat club.
When you’re ready to go boating, our captains teach you how! Take advantage of free, unlimited training
Boat in different ports of call with Freedom Boat Club’s reciprocal boating access advantage!
Key for safe boating operation involves controlled, slower speeds, especially at the dock!
One of the unique aspects of being a Freedom Boat Club member is our calendar of monthly social events!
Meet others who share your passion for boating through the Freedom Boat Club Buddy Program!
Understand the difference between a club, rental operator, new or used dealership, and other options.
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Life jackets are a crucial part of boater safety, and every passenger needs one. Learn what to know about life jackets for your next family boating trip!
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Learn about the most common boat engine problems and how to avoid them. These will help you keep your boat running smoothly for years to come.
Learn the skills every boat captain should have to ensure you are able to conduct your operations safely and efficiently at all times.
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Boating season is over, and it's time to store the boat. Check out these storage tips for preparing and protecting it from the elements.
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