Blog

Boat Safety and Your Dock

My name is Rick Fender and I am a marine contractor, this blog's topic will focus on boat safety. I thought that describing some safety…

Read more

Why Boardwalks Can Help You

Boardwalks are often a beautiful and functional addition to practically any property. Well-constructed boardwalks add an attractive and useful space to any commercial, residential, or…

Read more

How a Seawall Can Meet Your Needs

Seawalls are major constructions that are used to reflect wave energy coming into the coast in order to preserve or maintain the coastline. There are…

Read more

What Is Rip Rap?

Rip rap is a term that’s not very well known or explained outside of those who have to use it on a daily basis. However,…

Read more

3 Benefits of Building Boathouses

Are you considering adding a boathouse to your waterfront property?  Boathouses provide you (and your boat) with some great benefits.  Let’s look at a few…

Read more

Custom Piers in Orlando FL

We can provide you with the knowledge and construction ability needed to create a custom pier on your Orlando, FL property. One of the perks…

Read more

Pier Repair in Orlando FL

If your pier has seen better days, contact us at Fender Marine Construction for pier repair in Orlando, FL. A beautifully constructed pier can add…

Read more

Basic Piers in Orlando FL

Our basic piers are a beneficial solution that can provide you with direct access to the body of water on your Orlando, FL property at…

Read more

In the Mood for Scuba

If you like scuba diving as much as I do, then you realize the importance finding the right site has to the overall experience. You…

Read more

Sailing: James Bond Style

James Bond is the kind of guy that radiates cool, right? Well, what about this. Getting to sail on a fully equipped luxury yacht which…

Read more

Best places to Scuba Dive

We've all got our favorite water sports, and one of mine has long been scuba diving. Like just about all water sports, surfing and sailing…

Read more

Top Sail Tips

When you go sailing, what are the things that you know best? What are the tips, the tricks, the little things you were taught about…

Read more

What’s in a (boat’s) name?

Names are important. We all struggle for weeks, months sometimes, before settling on that one name... for our boat. After all, a boat, like a…

Read more

Surviving the Sea

Six men set out to battle the ocean on a wooden lifeboat with equipment dating back over 100 years in order to try and replicate…

Read more

Tips for sailing in rough weather

Knowing how to sail is one thing, knowing how to sail in rough weather is another thing altogether. Maintaining control of your vessel during a…

Read more

Six Seriously Cool Boats

What do you think of when you hear the word "boat"? Maybe a sailboat comes to mind. For the more fortunate, perhaps a luxury yacht.…

Read more

Remember your lifejacket

Yes, you've heard it all before, we know, but the importance of wearing a lifejacket cannot be overstated. Lifejackets have proven time and time again…

Read more

Sailing around the World

How long would it take you to sail around the world? Pretty long, right? How long would it take you to sail around the world,…

Read more

Considering buying a boat?

What should you consider if you're considering buying a boat? Price usually looms pretty large. Not just the price for the boat, but the total…

Read more

Cold Water Survival Training

Have you ever been canoeing in the fjords of beautiful Norway? Or perhaps the seas off the coast of Alaska? Then you know the importance…

Read more

On a Beat to Windward

It's an expression you're likely to hear if you spend much time around sailors and their boats. "On a beat to windward." But what does…

Read more

Boating with Experience

Damir Miloš is one of the world's most experienced sailors. Croatian by birth, but a sea man by heart. He gives inexperienced boatsman (or just…

Read more