While bright sunny days lounging in the sand in Ocean City make for the perfect vacation, beachgoers might get a little tired of simply soaking up the rays after a few days straight. Among the countless family-friendly activities in the resort are watersports, including jet skiing, kayaking, or even setting sail across the bay on a pontoon boat. One local business, Odyssea Watersports, is...
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Ocean City Maryland Watersports
Nothing makes you feel more a part of the Ocean City experience like getting active out in the water. Participating in watersports is a great way to have fun in the water above and beyond slashing around in the surf. Ocean City Maryland Watersports include options for all levels of engagement. Whether you want to have a leisurely day exploring the coastal bays, a heart-stoping excursion out on the ocean, or something in between, there is something for you and your family to do.
Students (and parents of students) interested in renting jet skis for Senior Week would do well to check out this story:
Long ago, as senior week jet ski rentals began to rise, Ron Croker and other watersport rental professionals elected to establish safety standards for renting out jet skis. Although the skis didn’t have safety regulations at the time, Croker thought it was best to establish some as the industry grew that would separate those running safe, guest oriented business from those who aren’t.
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Horseshoe Crabs: Coming to a beach near you! Habitat and History: Photo by Lisa Guerriero Horseshoe crabs in Ocean City are not an uncommon sight. Dating back 450 million years, horseshoe crabs have been given the nickname “living fossils”. Something surprising to note is that horseshoe crabs are actually not crabs at all! In fact, many are fascinated to discover that this species...
If you’re heading down to the ocean, now is the perfect time to visit Odyssea Watersports! Founded by Ron and the late Sheila Croker in 1997, Odyssea has always been about family. Ever since its founding, Odyssea has been committed to providing top of the line customer service, and over two decades, the company has grown from just 4 employees to well over 20. Now, there is even a second...
If you are heading down to the ocean this weekend, there is still plenty to keep you occupied, despite some remaining closures and restrictions. Ocean City Beach If you are simply looking for some rest and relaxation, you can always head to the beach.Â Swimming, sunning, and surfing are all allowed.Â Surfing beaches rotate and can be found here.Â The beach patrol is back on duty for...
Ocean City watersports equipment rentals
For people who are into more demanding sports like surfing, jet skiing or using the jetovator or hoverboard there are plenty of places to rent a jet ski, for example, or to try out a jetovator. If, on the other hand, you’re into the more peaceful approach to exploring the waters, there always are diversions such as Stand Up Paddleboarding, kayaking and parasailing. There’s plenty to do, and lots of options whether you want to rent something uptown or down at the Inlet, Ocean City Maryland watersports are easily accessible.
A range of Ocean City Maryland watersports
Ranging from mild to extreme, there are plenty of water activities in Ocean City that will relax away your stress or send your heart pumping into a frenzy. In fact, there are so many things to do when it comes to Ocean City’s water activities the toughest decision facing visitors is which to try first. Whether youre looking for information, advice, pictures, or deals on traditional favorite watersports, you’ve come to the right place.
Click on any of the individual watersports listed below for specific rental information, coupons and discounted gift certificates to save you money, articles, photos, and more.
SUP – Introducing the Stand Up Paddleboard Exprience
One of the most popular new watersport trends over the past few summers, SUP (also known as stand up paddleboarding) is like combining a surfboard with a canoe and is capable of giving you both a thrilling time and great workout. Youve surely see the new, larger than life paddleboards everywhere in Ocean City- in the ocean, the bay, the creek, the river or pretty much any body of water, as SUP is a unique watersport with multiple uses. Paddleboarders do everything from race, exercise or do yoga, explore nature through Eco tours, or even just float around to relax. In fact, SUP is one of the best ways to explore the vast waterways surrounding Ocean City in the Chesapeake Bay Watershed or get unique views of Ocean City and Assateague from the water.
Many watersport rental companies now carry SUP equipment, as well as offer classes and guided tours, making it easier than ever to get on the water regardless if you’re an experienced paddleboarder or a first timer. Below, you’ll find information about SUP and the Ocean City rental companies that offer them as well as coupons, discounted gift certificates, articles, photos, and more.
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