Happy Mothers Day

May 14th, 2017

Boaters Guide to SunFest

April 23rd, 2017

Boaters Guide to SunFest

As SunFest is fast approaching, there are dozens of options available if you would like to take your boat to this concert series. Of course, boaters must anchor in the Intercostal Waterway in front of the SunFest site, and take the water taxi to the waterfront gate. The water taxi is available during the following dates and times:

Wednesday: 5pm – 11pm
Thursday: 5pm – 11pm
Friday: 5pm – 11:30pm
Saturday: Noon – 11:30pm
*Sunday: Noon – 10pm

 The water taxi is $5.00 round trip, where users will be provided a ticket that is required for the return trip. In the case that the user cannot provide their return ticket, they will be charged an additional $5.00. On Sunday evening beginning at 8:30pm, the water taxi will be suspended during the fireworks show.

Tickets can be purchased at the gate on the South Dock. All BoatUS Members with Unlimited or Unlimited Gold on water towing will receive free roundtrip water taxi services. Members must present current BoatUS membership card to receive a free round trip.

For more information please visit the TowBoat U.S.-Palm Beach Facebook page.

Vessels will be permitted to drop off and pick up guests Wednesday through Sunday at the designated location only. The loading and un-loading area is located on the South Dock. Vessels will not be permitted to tie up for any other reasons. North and Middle Docks will not be open to any vessels unless previously approved by SunFest.

If you would like more information about boating at SunFest, please visit www.sunfest.com/water-taxi

At Schrader Mattress, we enjoy everything boating, and welcome you to visit us for your next custom mattress for your boat, yacht, home and beyond.

Happy Easter!

April 16th, 2017

Boating Safety Courses

April 3rd, 2017

Boating Safety Courses – West Palm Beach, FL

At Schrader Mattress, we are proud to help members of the community learn about boating safety. As we love everything boating, we hope that you enjoy your time on the water and stay comfortable with our custom boat and yacht mattresses.

If you are just visiting Florida, please check the list of vendors that issue temporary certificates, or you may take one of the online Boating Safety Education courses listed below. Once you have completed a classroom or online boating safety course, and would like your State of Florida Boating Education ID card, please mail a copy of your certificate to:

FWC
Boating Safety
620 South Meridian Street
Tallahassee, FL 32399-1600

Please make sure to include your name, address, date of birth, and telephone number.

NOTE: Every person convicted of a criminal violation, non-criminal infraction resulting in a boating accident or 2 non-criminal infractions within a 12-month period are required to successfully complete mandatory education requirements as required by law.

Until these requirements are met, they must refrain from operating a vessel. Any person who operates a vessel in violation of these provisions is guilty of a misdemeanor of the second degree. Please contact any of the classroom course providers below to locate a course near you.

Classroom Courses

Company Area Contact Information

Best Boat Club (US Powerboating & US Sailing)

Broward County

info@bestboatclub.com
954-784-7868

USCG AUX (United States Coast Guard Auxiliary) Statewide 800-336-2628 or

USPS (United States Power Squadron) Statewide 888-367-8777 or
www.usps.org/cgi-bin-nat/eddept/cfind.cgi

Online External Website

Company Contact Information Price
Aceboater https://aceboater.com/usa/en/florida $19.95
American Boat Operator boatcourse.com $14.95
American Safety Council floridaboatingcourse.com $15.00
Boat-Ed Online Boat-ed.com/florida $29.50
Boater Exam.com boaterexam.com/usa/florida/ $29.95
BOATSmart boatsmartexam.com/us/florida/ $29.95
Boat Tests 101 boattests101.com/united-states/florida $29.99
Boat US boatus.org Free
Nautical Know How boatsafe.com $24.95
PWC Safety School  $15.00
Safe Boating Card  $14.95
US Power Squadrons  $29.95

Florida Virtual School Outdoor Education Course

Florida Virtual School Outdoor Education Course External Website: (Free for Florida residents ages 12 to 18.) The only course in the nation to combine both hunting and boating safety. Participants will develop skills in outdoor activities and learn about the benefits of physical activity while using proper safety procedures to experience wildlife, outdoor and extreme sports. By meeting all of the requirements of the Outdoor Education course, not only will students receive their Florida Boating Safety Education ID Card and be eligible to obtain a Florida Hunter Safety Certificate, they’ll also earn a 0.5 credit for high school, and meet public school requirements for taking an on-line and a physical education course.

Provided by the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission

Successful Palm Beach International Boat Show 2017

March 27th, 2017

We would like to thank everyone that stopped by our booth during the Palm Beach International Boat Show. We had a wonderful time talking about our products and services, and can mark this as a successful 2017 Palm Beach International Boat Show, and we hope that you all will visit us again next year!

Hurry! The Palm Beach International Boat Show Ends Today

March 26th, 2017

The final day of the Palm Beach International Boat Show is today, so hurry to downtown West Palm Beach showcase more than $1.2 billion worth of yachts, boats and boating accessories, including our mattresses, small inflatables and mega yachts that reach up to almost 300 feet in length!

This is a great opportunity to enjoy some family and friends time, and get away from the usual weekly or weekend activities.

We hope that you visit our booth in the nice air conditioned entry tent!

The 32nd Palm Beach International Boat Show Begins Today

March 23rd, 2017

The 32nd iteration of the Palm Beach International Boat Show begins today in downtown West Palm Beach! This is one of South Floridas largest boat show, where vendors come from around the world to attend. Dont miss out on the chance to see mega yachts, tour yachts and boats, and view boating accessories like our mattresses.

Here are some more details on the boat show:

Show Schedule

March 23 – 26, 2017
Thurs. Mar 23, 12 Noon – 7pm
Fri. Mar 24, 10am – 7pm
Sat. Mar 25, 10am – 7pm
Sun. Mar 26, 10am – 6pm

Admission

Adults: $22
Children, ages 6-15: $12
Children under 6 Free
PURCHASE TICKETS ONLINE

Tickets also available at the Box Office (cash only, but ATM’s are nearby). All guide dogs or other licensed, working dogs allowed.

And, make sure to visit our booth inside the air conditioned entrance tent!

Palm Beach International Boat Show Around The Corner

March 19th, 2017

The Palm Beach International Boat Show is right around the corner, as those who live in West Palm Beach, and work or visit downtown will have noticed. This year in particular downtown West Palm Beach has two major events in a row. Starting with the Palm Beach Boat Show where hundreds of boats will fill the roads and intercostal waterway, setting the stage for SunFest where we can find our favorite music artists.

At Schrader Mattress, we are excited about this years boat show, and welcome all those attending to visit our booth inside the air conditioned entrance tent.

Palm Beach International Boat Show – March 23 – 26, 2017

March 5th, 2017

The 32nd Annual Palm Beach International Boat Show, March 23-26, 2017, is one of the top five boat shows in the country – featuring more than $1.2 billion  worth of boats,  yachts  and accessories from the world’s leading marine manufacturers. It is truly an International Show. The event includes hundreds of Boats from 8 foot inflatables, power boats, fishing boats, center consoles, bow riders, personal watercraft to super yachts over 150’. The finest pre-owned yachts, tents full of the latest electronics and accessories, seminars and kids fishing clinics. Exotic cars, live music and fun for all.

Kids 15 and under, accompanied by an adult, are FREE on Thursday and Friday, March 23-24, 2017 ONLY. Must bring voucher to the box office for the kids ticket. ENTER PROMO CODE KIDS17

Also, make sure to visit our booth at the air conditioned entrance tent!

Show Schedule

March 23 – 26, 2017
Thurs. Mar 23, 12 Noon – 7pm
Fri. Mar 24, 10am – 7pm
Sat. Mar 25, 10am – 7pm
Sun. Mar 26, 10am – 6pm

Admission

Adults: $22
Children, ages 6-15: $12
Children under 6 Free
PURCHASE TICKETS ONLINE

Tickets also available at the Box Office (cash only, but ATM’s are nearby). All guide dogs or other licensed, working dogs allowed.

VIP Packages

Guests with exclusive VIP passes will have entry to the show for two guests as well as access to the AIM Hospitality Pavilion, a private area, located at the center of the show. VIP passes are not for sale or transferable and are provided at the discretion of Show Management. VIP passes are valid all show dates: March 23 – 26. Please present your VIP pass at any show entrance.