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Rent a Boat in Fort Pierce, FLLocated in the heart of Florida’s Treasure Coast, Ft. Pierce is a real hidden gem for boaters. Its pristine waters and abundance of marinas make it an ideal place to cruise, fish, and explore the nearby islands. Ft. Pierce, FL, also has a diverse array of scenic waterways, from the Indian River Lagoon to the Atlantic Ocean. You can explore the St Lucie Inlet, visit the scenic Hutchinson Island, or hunt the depths for a world-record catch.Perched in the southern half of Florida’s Atlantic Coast, the region's sunny weather, excellent fishing, and variety of waterways make it a wonderful place to rent a boat. From snorkeling and diving to fishing, sightseeing, and enjoying the city’s great waterfront dining, Ft. Pierce has something for everyone.What To KnowFt. Pierce boaters have a wide variety of destinations for cruising, fishing, or any other activity on the water. Boaters can stay close to shore by cruising the Intercoastal Waterway, spending a day playing in the Indian River Lagoon, or heading offshore to fish the Atlantic Ocean’s depths.Located in the southern half of Florida, Fort Pierce does have a hot and humid summer. However, highs are usually around 90 degrees, while winter lows usually stay near 60. The area averages a higher number of sunny days per year than the national average, making it the perfect place to rent a boat and spend a day on the water. Popular boat rentals include:Center consoles, runabouts, and bass boats are common options for exploring Ft. Pierce waterways, fishing the rivers, and sunset cruises. Today’s pontoons are a great choice for most boating activities, too.For those looking to hunt the deeper waters offshore, sportfishing vessels and big center consoles are also available for cruising out into the Atlantic.Safety Requirements:Boating License/Education Rules: Anyone born on or after January 1, 1988 who operates a vessel powered by 10 horsepower or more must pass an approved boater safety course and have in his/her possession photographic identification and a boating safety education identification card issued by the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission.Life Jacket Requirements: Children ages 6 and under must wear a personal floatation device (PFD).Visit the Florida Fish & Wildlife Conservation Commission to learn more.Where to dock your boat or meet your rental:
Harbortown Marina Ft. Pierce
Ft. Pierce Inlet Marina
Riverside Marina
Ft. Pierce City Marina
Sunset Bay Marina
Taylor Creek Marina
Weather ConditionsTemperatures in Ft. Pierce will see an average high temperature of 83°F, while the average low temperature is 63°F. The peak summer months of June, July, and August are the warmest, with temperatures in the 90s, but even in the winter, temperatures rarely go below 70°F with occasional dips into the 50’s.You can expect plenty of sunshine in Ft. Pierce, with an average of 236 sunny days per year. The best times of year to visit Ft. Pierce are spring and fall, when the area is not as hot as in the summer.Avg. Temperature High: July is the hottest month at 90°FAvg. Temperature Low: January is usually the coolest, with temps around 70°FAvg. Water Temperatures in and around Ft. Pierce:
82°F to 84°F in the Summer (June, July, August)
75°F to 80°F in Spring (March, April, May)
78°F to 82°F in Fall (September, October, November)
75°F to 80°F in Winter (December, January, February)
Things to do in Fort Pierce
fort pierce intracoastal waterways
Explore the Intracoastal WaterwayThe Intercoastal Waterway in Ft. Pierce is one of the most scenic waterways in Florida. It offers a vast network of canals, lakes, and rivers that are perfect for boating. Whether you're looking for a challenging and exciting adventure or a peaceful and calming experience, the Intercoastal Waterway in Ft. Pierce has something to offer for every boater.Start your day by setting sail from Ft. Pierce Marina, which is also located near some of the best restaurants and attractions in the area. Then, explore the pristine beaches along the waterway, including Pepper Park, Jack Island State Park, and Avalon State Park. These beaches offer a perfect place to anchor and relax in the sun.For fishing enthusiasts, the Intercoastal Waterway in Ft. Pierce is rich with abundant gamefish, including snook, tarpon, redfish, and spotted sea trout. Cast a line from your boat or dock at one of the many fishing piers to increase your chances of catching a legendary catch. If you're lucky, you may even spot manatees or dolphins swimming alongside your boat.Location: Google Maps LinkClosest boat ramp: Village Marina, Stan Blum Boat Ramp, Oslo Road Boat RampLat/Long: 27.51131° N, -80.33773° W
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Visit The Cove SandbarOne of Ft. Pierce’s best-kept secrets, the Cove Sandbar is a popular spot where boaters can drop anchor and enjoy a day in the sun. Located near the St. Lucie Inlet, The Cove is a shallow, crescent-shaped sandbar that is surrounded by crystal-clear water. The water is only about waist-deep, which makes it a great place for kids to play.One of the things that make The Cove Sandbar so special is the scenery. The sandbar is surrounded by mangrove trees, which give the area a unique and beautiful look. The water is also home to an abundance of local fish and wildlife, which is perfect for those who love to snorkel or fish.During the weekends, the sandbar is a popular spot for locals and tourists alike. You'll find boats tied together and people of all ages enjoying the water, music, and refreshments. If you're looking for a secluded, yet fun place to spend a day on the water with your friends and family, the Cove Sandbar is the perfect destination.Pro Tip: Be sure to bring plenty of food, drinks, and ice since there are no facilities on the sandbar. You should also bring sunscreen, beach chairs, and umbrellas to stay comfortable during your stay.Location: Google Maps LinkClosest boat ramp: Stan Blum Boat Ramp, North Causeway Island ParkLat/Long: 27.47589° N, -80.29845° W
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Go FishingNicknamed Sunrise City, Ft. Pierce is also known as one of Florida’s best fishing hotspots, with area anglers holding several records. Ft. Pierce offers anglers all kinds of options, with great inshore fishing in the Indian River Lagoon, the Intercoastal, or Fort Pierce Inlet, and easy access to deep-water fishing in the Atlantic.Inshore, snook, tarpon, and redfish are plentiful around the mangrove islands and flats, but check for size and bag limits and legal seasons. Speckled sea trout are also a local favorite. Head offshore and target the numerous shipwrecks and artificial reefs. Grouper, snapper, amberjack, and cobia are commonly caught in these waters. Or, if you're looking for a thrill, troll the deeper waters off the coast for sailfish, tuna, mahi-mahi, and more.Target species: Snook, redfish, speckled sea trout, snapper, grouper, yellowtail, king mackerel, mahi-mahi, tuna, tarpon, barracuda, pompano, amberjack, cobiaSeasonality: Something is always biting in Ft. Pierce, but May through September can be some of the most active months.Boat selection:  Bass boats, center consoles, and runabouts are the most popular inshore and in the rivers, while pontoons have also become a great choice for fishing these days. For hunting the deep waters of the Atlantic, bigger center consoles and sportfishing boats will get you there and back with your prize catch.
Where to go boating in Fort Pierce
Fort Pierce Inlet
Fort Pierce Inlet State Recreation Area If you're looking for a scenic spot to enjoy a day on the water, Fort Pierce Inlet State Recreation Area is the perfect destination. The protected waterway offers calm waters perfect for cruising, fishing, snorkeling, or just spending a lazy afternoon on the beach. The inlet is also home to a variety of fish, birds, and other sea creatures. Grab your fishing gear and try your hand at catching snook, tarpon, or redfish. If you're lucky, you might even spot dolphins playing in the inlet, or even a manatee or two.Nearby Marinas: Harbour Isle Marina, Taylor Creek Marina, Riverside MarinaWake Zone: Boat ramps, marinas, and many inshore waterways are often marked as No Wake Zones so watch for warning signs and buoys. When in doubt, slow down and be cautious around other boaters, swimmers, and the area’s abundant wildlife.Lat/Long: 27.48876 N, -80.32378 W Google Maps Link
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Fort Pierce Area IslandsFt. Pierce’s coast is dotted with populated islands and unpopulated state parks that are easily accessible by boat. Many of the islands are great spots for hitting the beach or just relaxation, and taking in the great views.North Beach Causeway Island is located on the western side of the North Beach Causeway and is a popular spot for fishing and picnicking. The island features some shaded areas to set up a picnic and take in the views. Be sure to bring a camera, as the sunsets from this island are often spectacular.Located in the Indian River Lagoon, Bivens Arm Island is known for its ecological diversity and natural beauty. The island is a perfect spot for nature watching and can only be accessed by boat or kayak.Nearby Marinas: Head out from Riverside Marina, Fort Pierce City Marina, Ft. Pierce Inlet Marina, or Taylor Creek MarinaClosest Boat Ramp: Stan Blum Boat Ramp, North Causeway Island Park, Oslo Road Boat RampTips: Be sure to bring lots of water, sunscreen, and food or anything else you might need to be comfortable. Many of the unpopulated islands do not have any facilities for visitors. Lat/Long: 27.47850 N,  -80.31719 W Google Maps Link
Indian River Lagoon
Indian River LagoonStretching from Ponce Inlet to the north of Fort Pierce south to Jupiter Inlet, the Indian River Lagoon provides boaters with a protected waterway to enjoy a day in the sun. Home to more than 3,500 species of birds, animals, and plant life, the Indian River Lagoon is a great spot to enjoy the natural beauty of Fort Pierce.The lagoon is home to a variety of marine life, including manatees and dolphin. Drop anchor and go for a swim, a snorkel, or just relax and enjoy the beautiful views while soaking up the sun.The lagoon is also a great place to fish from your boat or drop anchor at one of the many sandbars in the area and cast your line for tarpon, snook, redfish, and much more.Nearby Marinas: Leave from Ft. Pierce Inlet Marina, Riverside Marina, Fort Pierce City MarinaClosest Boat Ramp: North Causeway Island Park, Stan Blum Boat Ramp, Village MarinaWake Zone: Boat ramps, marinas, and many inshore waterways are often marked as No Wake Zones so watch for warning signs and buoys. When in doubt, slow down and be cautious around other boaters, swimmers, and the area’s abundant wildlife.Lat/Long: 27.48737 N, -80.33326 WGoogle Maps Link
Dock-and-Dine at Fort Pierce Waterfront Restaurants
With so much waterfront, it’s no surprise that Ft. Pierce has a variety of great eateries that are accessible by boat. Whether you are craving seafood, American, or just want to cruise to the dock and have a great local chef prepare your catch, Ft. Pierce has the perfect place. There are also a variety of great Ft. Pierce restaurants that are just a short walk from a marina.Crabby's Dockside Ft. Pierce
Hours: Open Sun-Thurs 11:00am-9:00pm, Fri-Sat 11:00am-11:00pm
Reservations: Accepts reservations
Type of food: Seafood, American
Dockage available: Yes
Cobb's Landing
Hours: Open Mon-Sat 11:00am–10:00pm, Sun 11:00am-9:00pm
Reservations: Accepts reservations
Type of food: Seafood, vegetarian options
Dockage available: Yes
12A Buoy
Hours: Open Sun-Thurs 11:00am–9:00pm, Fri-Sat 11:30am-10:00pm, closed Tues
Reservations: Does not accept reservations
Type of food: Seafood, vegetarian options
Dockage available: Yes
On the Edge Bar & Grill
Hours: Open Sun-Thurs 11:00am-9:00pm, Fri-Sat 11:00am-11:00pm
Reservations: Does not accept reservations
Type of food: New American, seafood, barbeque, vegetarian options
Dockage available: Yes
Skippers Cove Bar & Grill
Hours: Open Sun-Thurs 11:00am-9:00pm, Fri-Sat 11:00am-10:00pm
Reservations: Unknown
Type of food: Seafood
Dockage available: Yes
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