The annual Optimist Seaside Boat Show always offers the newest and most popular models on display.Â Hundreds of boars and scores of dealers and vendors will be featured Friday through Sunday, the third weekend of each FebruaryÂ at the Ocean City convention center on 40th Street. Admission cost is $10 for a day pass or $15 for the entire weekend. Children's admission is $1. Many of...
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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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Imagine riding along Ocean City’s back bays while the sun’s going down, a cold drink in your hand and all of your closest friends by your side. They’re snapping pictures, taking turns picking which song to play next, pulling snacks and sodas out of the cooler and passing them around. There’s a captain steering the ship, and your only worry in the world is whether you’d been wearing...
When you think of Ocean City, what comes to mind? It's more than likely that your first thoughts are of the Boardwalk, the nightlife and dining and, of course, the beautiful beach. But what you might not think of -- aside from how beautiful the beach and the Atlantic Ocean are on a sunny summer morning, because we all know that -- is what natural beauties await you in the creeks, the wetlands and...
It's up to you! I was going to say something snarky like, "The best place to jet ski in Ocean City is... the water!" but decided against it. There are plenty of people who come to Ocean City just for the watersports, and they're serious about their jet skiing. With so many places to do it -- we are a peninsula surrounded by water on both sides, after all -- the various watersports categories...
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.
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Just when you thought the water couldn’t get any more extreme, the latest craze in adrenaline pumping watersports hits Ocean City, Md: the hoverboard. In fact, Ocean Citys own Odyssea Watersports is the first company to bring the hoverboard to the state of Maryland. Straight out of Back to the Future the hoverboard is part surf/skateboard and part flying machine that lets you hover on and above the water.
Another widely popular new watersport option is the jetovator (also known as the Jet-lev). If you want to take your vacation to the next level, get off the beach and let the jetovator give you the ride of your life. Literally jet propelled, the jetovator connects to the jet unit on your personal watercraft using a 40 hose, and offers simple-to-use controls to let you rise 30 feet above the water, dive up to ten feet below, and zoom along at up to 25 mph, all while your buddy driving the jet ski looks up in envy.
If you’d rather be below the water than above it, Ocean City also has a number of other exciting water activities including the underwater exploration of snorkeling and SCUBA diving. These activities let you discover a new world under the sea and add some exotic to your vacation.
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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