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The 42nd Annual Fort Myers Boat Show Set to Make a Splash!

Southwest Florida’s largest and most anticipated boat show returns for it’s 42nd annual exhibition of boats, equipment and seminars. The event will be held in

SWFMIA News & Notes – Oct. 2014

SWFMIA News & Notes – Oct. 2014 As you know, we have an important General Election coming up this November. We will be voting for our

UPDATE: Draft Impact Statement released on rail project!

A Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) has been released by the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) for the proposed All Aboard Florida Passenger Rail Project –

SWFMIA 2014 Annual Dinner Gallery

SWFMIA’s 2014 Annual Dinner at Harborside Event Center was a huge success and was the most well attended to date! Participants enjoyed catching up with


Regional marine industry names Justin McBride as Member of the Year   Fort Myers, FL, Sept. 26, 2014 — Justin McBride was named Member of

Tampa Bay Region Issues Update & Happy Hour

Mark your calendars for Thursday, October 9th for our Tampa Bay Region Meeting at the Clearwater Yacht Club.

Security Alert

We just received some footage from a local break-in this weekend. We advise everyone to please keep their guard up, luckily they only managed to


BOATER ALERT: The USCG is surveying the boating community to see what impact a change in bridge opening schedules will have on boaters. This is being

SWFMIA Annual Dinner

IMPORTANT! Due to a very strong response from our members and guests, we have moved Wednesday’s dinner across the street from the City Pier back

SWFMIA: A look at boating in Southwest Florida

June Newsletter

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Impact of Boating in Pinellas County and St. Petersburg Downtown Waterfront Breakwater Proposal

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