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Explore the Shores with Best Boat Club and Rentals of Fort Lauderdale

By Elisha Neubauer

Florida- a vacation paradise. Sun, beaches, and activities galore draw endless streams of tourists to the Sunshine State on an annual basis. Of course there are scores of theme parks to attend, but the biggest gem Florida has to offer is actually its waterways. One of the best places to begin exploring the shores of Florida is in Fort Lauderdale, away from the hustle and bustle of the mainstream attractions.

When it comes to exploring the treasures of the Fort Lauderdale area, doing so by boat seems to be the most popular method. "There's simply no better way to experience what Fort Lauderdale has to offer than getting out on the water," says Jimi Batchelor, Owner and President of Best Boat Club and Rentals. "And, since we are known as the Yachting Capital of the World, getting out on the water is a must-do whenever anyone visits!"

Having been the Owner and President of the Best Boat Club and Rentals for its entire twenty years of operation, Batchelor seems to have a good grip on the lifestyle of the area. Fawn Batchelor, Jimi's wife and partner in crime, adds to her partner-in-crime's statement. "Fort Lauderdale has some of the world's most magnificent yachts, that generally sit in front of some of the most spectacular homes in South Florida," she affirms. "While on our boats, renters can stop at waterside restaurants, take a dip in the water, see the port of the largest cruise ship in the world at Port Everglades nearby, AND then of course, there's the ocean." She adds, "The fishing and snorkeling are simply outstanding here."

Offering three locations to choose from, Best Boat Club and Rentals seems to fit the bill for tourists or locals looking to enjoy a day out on the water. "Visitors can easily access it all," claims Batchelor. "Unlike some of the other companies that are located not as conveniently to the ocean, Boat Best Club locations offer easy access to the Intracoastal and ocean."

Over the years, Best Boat Club and Rentals has proven their excellence through great customer service and available rentals. "We rent to daily visitors, have a boat club, and over the years we've expanded to be Fort Lauderdale's only authorized US Powerboating and US Sailing training center," Batchelor continued. "We try to improve every single day by focusing on good service, quality maintained boats, and really just ensuring our guests enjoy themselves each and every time they go out!"

Of course, the company offers more than just rentals. They have recently begun offering training courses such as powerboat training and sailing courses. "Our venture into training was a natural extension of our business," explains Batchelor. "Over the years we had people who wanted to learn how to boat safely yet there really wasn't an option available in the area other than getting your boating license online." While picking up a license online sounds convenient, operating a powerful water vessel isn't quite the same as typing away on a keyboard.

"That's why our services are so important to novice and seasoned boaters alike," Batchelor details. The training courses offered by Best Boat Club and Rentals are complete hands-on lessons, involving a combination of in-class tutorials and applied sessions behind the wheel of a real-life boat. When these classes are completed, the attendee is awarded a US Powerboating certification. "We also offer sailing courses where want-to-be sailors can learn the basics on their J-80 sailboats."

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