Happy Thanksgiving 2018

November 22nd, 2018

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We wish you all a very Happy Thanksgiving. We are thankful for all of the great customers and friends we’ve made over all of our years in business.

2018 Fort Myers Boat Show

November 15th, 2018

The 2018 Fort Myers Boat Show will take place from November 15 to November 18 at the┬áHarbourside Event Center & City Yacht Basin. This event is known as Southwest Florida’s premier boating showcase and will feature top marine industry products, brands, and services.

There will be hundreds of boats on display for people to view and purchase, along with dozens of vendors.

If you’re looking for a custom marine mattress, we welcome you to contact us today!

2018 Fort Lauderdale Boat Show Final Day

November 4th, 2018

Today is the final day of the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show, so if you haven’t come out to visit us yet, this is your last chance. Our team would be very happy to see you and talk about the services we have to offer.

We are located at booth 705 at the Boat Builders Tent, which is located directly behind the Bahia mar Hotel.

We will be here until 7pm tonight!

Dont miss some of the largest yachts in the area, and the most luxurious yachts.

Some featured boats will include:

  • Motor yachts
  • Superyachts
  • Bowriders
  • Catamarans
  • Cabin cruisers
  • Sailing yachts

Hurry out to this event, you dont want to miss it!

Happy Halloween 2018

October 31st, 2018

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Happy Halloween from the Schrader Mattress Team!

We hope you have a fun and safe Halloween.

Fort Lauderdale Boat Show Day 1

October 31st, 2018

Come visit booth 705 at the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show. We are located at the ‘Boat Builders tent’, right behind the Bahia Mar Hotel.

The boat show is really something special this year, and we hope that everyone interested in a boat, or looking for something fun to do over the weekend will come out and attend.

We will be attending the event today through November 4th at from 11-7pm on Wednesday, and 9am to 7pm.

 

2018 Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show

October 14th, 2018

Our team will be at the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show this year. We are located at the ‘Boat Builders tent’, Booth 705, right behind the Bahia Mar Hotel.

The event will take place from October 31st to November 4th from 11-7pm on Wednesday, and 9am to 7pm Thursday to Sunday. Come visit us to learn more about our products, and a good time!

We have attended this boat show for several years now, and every year the exhibits seem to get more and more exciting. The show will exhibit a vast array of the industry’s latest boats and yachts of all sizes, worldwide debuts, plus a medley of marine products and accessories to enhance the nautical lifestyle. From yacht builders and designers to exotic cars and brokerage yachts, this show has something for everyone!

Some of the featured boats will include:

  • Motor yachts
  • Superyachts
  • Bowriders
  • Catamarans
  • Cabin cruisers
  • Sailing yachts

Of course, people will also be able to view our custom mattresses and other products, and talk to us about how they can have a mattress made for their vessel, and more.

We welcome you to visit us at the 2018 Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show!

Orlando International Dragon Boat Festival 2018

October 12th, 2018

The Orlando International Dragon Boat Festival will take place tomorrow, October 13th from 9am to 4pm. The event brings together culture, sport, and food with a 2,500 year old tradition.

Admission to the event is free, and races will begin at 9am. There will be a variety of activities for everyone at this event, and a portion of the proceeds will be donated to Nemours Childrens Hospital.

2018 Marco Boat Show

October 12th, 2018

The Marco Boat Show will take place from October 12 to October 14, and will begin at 10am to 5pm all days.

This event is one of the largest premier recreational in-water shows in the Naples-Marco Island area,and will feature displays by Marinas, Boat dealers, and other marine related businesses.

The location of the show is:

Rose Marina
951 Bald Eagle Dr
Marco Island, FL 34145

Florida Fishing in the Fall

October 8th, 2018

Florida Fishing in the Fall

While fishing in Florida is great year round, there are certain species of fish that are more plentiful during these months. During these months, the weather starts to cool, which triggers some fish to migrate and come in to the warmer shores. For some anglers, this means that some larger, predator and trophy fish are going to be closer to the shore to prey on the smaller fish.

Here are five popular fish that can be caught off the shores of Florida in the fall:

  1. Snook – These are nearly exclusive to Florida, which makes them extremely popular to both locals and tourists alike. These fish are considered to be in season from September to Mid-December.
  2. Grouper – These fish are bottom dwellers, and are often an enormous fish. There are many different types of grouper, and they all put up a fight, so be prepared.
  3. Spotted Sea Trout – This is a very popular game fish in Florida, and are very plentiful in the fall months. They will eat just about anything, making them very fun to catch. Hogfish – While these fish are on the brink of being overharvested, these fish are limited to fishing from May to October only.
  4. King Mackerel – These are predators that migrate south every winter to the warm waters of the Florida Keys. Many have better luck catching these fish during the fall, as they migrate.
  5. Red Drum – Also known as redfish. These fish are tough and are known to break your line if you give them some slack. They are very popular to catch during the fall.

If youre looking to plan many fishing trips throughout the fall, it may be a good idea to have a custom mattress made for your vessel. For this, contact the professionals at Schrader Mattress!

Fall Boating Tips

October 3rd, 2018

Fall Boating Tips

In Florida, we are lucky enough to have an endless summer to enjoy boating on the ocean, lakes, and rivers throughout the state. Of course, there are a few things that do change throughout the year that you should be aware of when boating.

1.) Lights – As it does get darker earlier in the fall, boaters should be prepared with waterproof head lamps and flashlights. It is also important to assure all navigational lights are working correctly.

2.) Bring a jacket – While the air may seem warm while you’re on the land, it is often much cooler when you’re out on the ocean. Not to mention, if you get at all wet, it will make you even cooler than usual.

3.) Weather – Keep an eye on the weather prior to going boating, as wind and storms can bring heavy waves, especially in the fall and winter months.

4.) The buddy system – Let a friend or family member know that you will be out on your boat, and when they can expect you to be back. Make sure to check-in with them when you do arrive back to shore, so they dont worry.

We hope that everyone follows all boating rules, and has fun while boating this fall!