Freedom Boat Club will be offering free boat rides during their New Boater Experience Days at their three First Coast locations in August.

These events are held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Freedom Boat Club’s New Boater Experience Day events are free and open to the public. It is a chance for the public to get out on the water and experience what membership in Freedom Boat Club entails.

The first event will be held on Sunday, Aug. 18 at the St. Augustine Freedom Boat Club location. The public is invited to come out to visit the staff and check out the boats at the Camachee Cove Marina location at 3036-A Harbor Drive.

On Saturday, Aug. 24, Freedom Boat Club at Beach Marine will host tours of the docks, check out the 70-foot houseboat known as the “Boffice” and provide free boat rides. Freedom Boat Club in Jacksonville Beach is located at 2315 Beach Blvd.

The final August New Boater Experience Day will be held on Sunday, Aug. 25 at Freedom Boat Club at Julington Creek Marina. From 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., anyone can visit the docks and check out the local waterways on their free boat ride. Freedom Boat Club at Julington Creek Marina is located at 12807 San Jose Blvd.

For information about the events at the St. Augustine and Jacksonville Beach locations, email Bill Edinger at or call 904-673-0024.

For information about the event at Julington Creek Marina, email George Biastre, Jr. at or 904-239-0590.