Guest Hook Travel Guides Anna Maria Insider Guide - Page 6

4 FOR THE ACTIVE... Watersport Rentals... Enjoy a day on the open water, with all your watercraft rental needs right at your fingertips. Take a short walk from almost anywhere on Anna Maria Island, and you'll arrive at Coastal Watersports. Since 1982, Coastal Watersports has operated its familyowned recreational watersports outfitter directly on the Gulf Coast beaches of Anna Maria Island. They offer exhilarating jet ski rentals as well as sailing, kayaking, and paddleboarding. Any way you want to spend your time on the Gulf, Coastal Watersports can help make it happen, and even offers temporary b o a t e r certificates. Parasailing... How about going above the water and letting the Gulf breezes guide you? Try Bradenton Beach Parasailing, which will outfit you to sail up to 800 feet above the crystal clear waters off the coast of Bradenton Beach and Holmes Beach. Share the moment with up to three people. And together spot turtles, fish, manatees, stingrays or other wildlife in their natural habitat...not to mention an elevated view of AMI's beauty below. If you want to stay dry, don't worry: the Coast-Guardcertified guides will be sure you land softly on the back deck of a specially built parasail boat. Spend a Day ON the Water... One of Terry's favorite things to do is to rent a boat from the Bradenton Beach Marina and