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How Fast Can and Should Golf Carts Go?

If your golf cart is used primarily for golfing, by your kids or your older parents, you may be a-okay with the standard electric golf cart speed of 12-14 mph. Even golf course golf carts go no faster than 15 miles per hour. Guess they want to avoid any Steve McQueen “Bullet”-like driving too! The speed and power of your …

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Golf Cart Covers Preserve the Life of Your Cart

The more you do to protect your belongings, the longer they will last and the better shape they will maintain. Some of our most valuable possessions aside from our house include our vehicles, so don’t forget your golf cart when it comes to protection! One of the best ways to preserve the life of your golf car is with a …

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Golf Carts Are Perfect for Parents with Small Children

Although golf carts originally gained their popularity on the golf course, they have become a staple in states with warmer climate. They are a fun, open-air transportation option for those who live in small towns and local neighborhoods. Because they are open, they can add a level of social interaction that you just don’t get when you drive around in …

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Using a Fishing Guide Chart Can Save You Money on Fines

If you don’t want to do the time, don’t commit the crime…and believe me, the penalties for fishing violations in Florida are severe. You don’t want to mess around, so make sure you know your limits and seasons. Out of season and bag and size limit violations are a second-degree misdemeanor and carry a maximum penalty of $500 per violation …

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How to Care for Your Golf Cart

Golf carts actually don’t need that much care. However the little bit of preventive maintenance required will be well worth your time and small investment. It will keep your golf cart in tip-top shape for you and retain its value for when you decide it is time to sell. You’ll want to protect the exterior of your cart to keep …

Taking Your Pets for a Ride

What up Dog???!!! Pet owners have all seen it, the sad doggy face when he knows you are leaving. Our dogs want to be with us wherever we go, and if you own a golf cart, they can! Dogs love to ride in the car, and golf carts are no different. Wait, let me back-up…they are actually different. They are …

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Customized License Plates for Golf Carts

We all know there are golf hats, bags, shirts and coffee mugs out there, but did you know you can get a customized licensed plate for your golf car? Remember when Mom said, “Your eyes may be bigger than your stomach, so don’t fill your plate”? Well, forget all that…this plate you can fill! Do you LUV 2 GOLF? There …

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Getting Your Golf Cart Insured

Making sure you and your family are safe and your assets are secure is always a good idea…even with golf cart ownership. As with any vehicle, accidents can result in medical bills, lost wages, pain and aggravation – all which can add up to significant dollar amounts. The rule of thumb is to insure your golf cart for enough to …

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Covers for Your Golf Cart

We all like to keep the things we love nice, and we all love our golf carts! However, many of us don’t have garages or, if we do, we have a pesky car or other items taking up all the space. An inexpensive way to keep your golf cart clean and protected from the elements is with a golf cart …

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Street Legal Carts and DOT Approved Windshields: We Can Help

Golf cars have become extremely popular, especially in states with warmer climates such as Florida. They are used for golfing, camping, hauling and to amuse the grandkids. They help seniors and those with disabilities maintain their independence and they are a great way to get around on a large property. They are even more handy when they can be driven …

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Golf Car Batteries and their Life

Let’s get you all charged up about extending the life of your golf car batteries through proper battery care. The life expectancy of a golf cart battery varies – largely on its use and the care it sees. The average life of a golf cart battery is about two to seven years. The good news is that batteries last longer …

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Gulf Atlantic’s Service Department Gives You Peace of Mind

At Gulf Atlantic Vehicles, your satisfaction is paramount to us. For four generations, our family has provided top-quality golf cart sales and service to the New Smyrna Beach area. Gulf Atlantic Vehicles is an authorized dealer for top golf car manufacturers, including E-Z- GO, Gem and Club Car…and since we sell all of the top carts, we know how to …

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Creating a Custom Cart Just for You

Gulf Atlantic carries golf carts in all the top lines and offers hundreds of options and accessories to create the perfect custom vehicle for your needs. So, put your stamp on it, and personalize your cart so that it screams YOU! You can, in essence, turn your golf car into exactly what you want. If your older parent or teenager …

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Our Large Selection Golf Carts Can Get You Exactly What You Want

OH, YES WE DID! Gulf Atlantic Vehicles, New Smyrna Beach’s premier golf cart provider, carries an enormous array of new and used golf carts – enabling you to find and purchase exactly what you want. And if by chance you don’t see what you need on our lot, we also offer hundreds of options and accessories to create the perfect …

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Test Drive Your Golf Carts!

Would you buy a car without test driving it? No way, right? It’s the same for a new or used golf cart. Each has different advantages and custom options, and each can offer a completely different ride. Test driving different golf carts can also help you find out exactly what type of golf car best suits your needs. A test …

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Fuel Efficiency of Golf Carts

Both gas powered and electronic golf carts are very fuel efficient methods of transportation. Both have their own benefits, so it is important to choose the type of golf cart that best suits your specific needs. Electronic golf carts are nearly silent and run off of a rechargeable battery, leaving virtually no carbon footprint and no oils of fuels to …

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Different Golf Cart Designs: You Can Even Have It Wrapped!

First you have to decide on power. Golf cars can be electric carts that are powered by rechargeable batteries, or they can be gas. They also come in a variety of sizes. Although it is most common to see golf carts approximately 7.6’ in length, 4’ wide and 5.6’ high, golf cars can be compact one-person carts, four-seaters or even …

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Best Golf Courses in New Smyrna Beach

“What other people may find in poetry or art museums, I find in the flight of a good drive.” – Arnold Palmer New Smyrna Beach offers small town charm, beachside appeal and plenty of great golf courses! Some of the best include: Hidden Lakes Golf Club at 35 Fairgreen Avenue – Hidden Lakes is a well-conditioned public course with reasonable …

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The Best Golf Courses in Florida

“Some of us worship in churches, some synagogues and some golf courses.” – Adlai Stevenson Florida offers sun, fun and some of the country’s best golf courses….over 1,300! When it comes to golf, there are absolutely no mulligans needed here. Here is a short list of some over-the-top golf courses in Florida: The PGA National Resort and Spa, located in …

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At Gulf Atlantic Vehicles, Satisfaction Is Standard

Golf cars come in a variety of shapes of sizes, and you can trick yours out with virtually anything you choose! Standard, pre-built golf cars have evolved into well-built machines no matter what is included. They can be gas or electric, and they come in a wide array of makes, models and sizes. Golf carts can be compact one-person carts, …

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Golf Carts Are Great for Teaching Kids to Drive!

If your child is approaching the age where he or she will be driving soon, you may be a little worried. It comes with being a parent, but there are things you can do to better prepare your kid for driving. Believe it or not, one great way to prepare your child for the road is with a golf cart! …

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Daytona Golf Carts

Daytona Beach is an area rich in history. It’s been a popular vacation destination since the 1800s. The first hotel, the Palmetto House, was built in 1874. Racing pioneers who set land records on the hard-packed sandy beaches helped create its nomenclature – The Birthplace of Speed. Daytona International Speedway opened in 1959, and it is nicknamed The World’s Most …

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Daytona Beach Events

Daytona Beach is well known for its wide array of extraordinary events throughout the year. Did you know it is known as the “Festival Capital of Florida”? Check out the Celtic Festival, Festa Italiana, the Greek Festival, Festival of the Arts…just to name a few! If you are a race fan, Daytona International Speedway is a must see. Home to …

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We’ve Got You Covered at Gulf Atlantic

Golf cars offer a wide range of accessories and can be customized down to just about every detail. They can include carpeting, radios and so many other impressive accessories. Some even have coolers! They also offer safety features, such as rearview mirrors, brake lights, safety belts, turn signals and headlights, but did you know you can also get your golf …

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The Many Uses of Golf Carts

You may be shocked and amazed to find out how many uses there are for golf carts. Golf cars come in all shapes and sizes today. They offer a wide range of accessories and can be customized down to just about every detail. Since there are so many variations of golf carts, there are subsequently almost as many uses for …

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Fun Things to Do in Port Orange this Year

Port Orange is full of peaceful parks, top-notch entertainment and terrific events and activities throughout every year. Here’s just some of what you have to look forward to in Port Orange this year… If you love nature, you can watch butterflies and learn about the local flora and fauna on a self-guided tour of Sugar Mill Botanical Gardens. Rent kayaks, …

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Understanding the Sizes and Styles of Golf Carts

Golf cars come in all shapes and sizes. Some come sparsely equipped from the manufacturer, and some include any number of very cool accessories. Golf cart owners can give their golf cart their own flair by adding anything from coolers and cup holders; to extra seating or stylish seat covers; radios and speakers; and headlights and tail lights for night …

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New Year’s Events in New Smyrna Beach

It’s getting to be that time again…time to look back fondly on 2016, and ring in the New Year right! New Smyrna Beach is a great place to do that with “The Party’s on Flagler.” Don’t miss the Annual Block Party on Flagler with live music, plenty of food and lots of fun. Then ring in the New Year with …

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Golf Carts in New Smyrna Beach

Gulf Atlantic Vehicles, the New Smyrna Beach area premier golf cart provider carries the world’s top golf cart brands and offers hundreds of options and accessories to create the perfect custom vehicle to perfectly match your needs. One of the high quality golf car lines carried by Gulf Atlantic Vehicles is Gem Golf Cars, engineered by Polaris. All Gem Golf …

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Quality Golf Carts in New Smyrna Beach

Gulf Atlantic Vehicles provides a vast inventory of high quality golf carts to the New Smyrna Beach community. We are Volusia County’s factory authorized dealer for E-Z-GO, one of the world’s top names in golf carts. Club Car, a 50-year-old company with worldwide distribution and a remarkable reputation for providing long-lasting value, has also chosen Gulf Atlantic as its dealer …

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New Smyrna Beach…Loaded with Exciting Events!

New Smyrna Beach is full of surprises. Think of it as a baked potato…totally unassuming, right? Yes, until you load it with cheddar and bacon! In other words, New Smyrna Beach is full of small charm appeal, but don’t let it fool you. As you begin to spend in New Smyrna Beach, you will EVENTually see that it is loaded …

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How a Golf Cart Can Improve Your Life

Golf carts are a safe, environmentally sensitive mode of transportation that can facilitate independence and mobility. There are so many ways they can improve lives. They offer alternative transportation for seniors, children and people with disabilities who may not be licensed or have access to an automobile. This enables this population to get out more, to see more things and …

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Offering Gem, Club Car, and E-Z-GO carts to New Smyrna Beach

Golf Cars? Gulf Atlantic’s Got You Covered! Golf cars can be used for passenger transportation, shuttles and tours, indoor and outdoor hauling, security patrol, hospitality and housekeeping or anything else you like! At Gulf Atlantic, we offer hundreds of options and accessories to create the perfect custom vehicle for your needs. Electric Gem Golf Cars, engineered by Polaris, are now …

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New Smyrna Beach Events

It’s Summertime in New Smyrna Beach! New Smyrna Beach is a great place to be in the summer. We all know that New Smyrna Beach is one of the most charming seaside towns in Florida, but did you know that New Smyrna Beach offers some of the area’s best summertime events? Let’s take a look at July…There is the Art …

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Orlando: History

A Brief History of Orlando In 1830, the United States built Fort Gaitlin south of present day Orlando to protect settlers from Indian attacks. By 1840, a small settlement known as Jernigan had grown up around the fort. The name came from early settlers in the area, the Jernigan family. By 1850, Jernigan had a post office and by 1856 …

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Gulf Atlantic Vehicles – Club Car

Gulf Atlantic Vehicles is a Proud Dealer for Club Car Club Car, a 50-year old company with worldwide distribution and a remarkable reputation for providing long-lasting value, has chosen Gulf Atlantic as its dealer in this region. Club Car offers some of the finest golf, utility and transportation vehicles in the industry. Club Car’s stylish personal golf cars provide smooth …

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Gulf Atlantic Vehicles and Gem Cars

We Carry Gem Golf Cars! Electric Gem Golf Cars, engineered by Polaris, are now sold by Gulf Atlantic. Gem Golf Cars offer a unique combination of benefits, including even greater comfort and more safety features than a standard golf cart. They also offer more maneuverability and efficiency, as well as a low carbon footprint. The ride is smooth and stable …

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Events in the Port Orange Area

Port Orange Events Port Orange is full of great events throughout the year. Just to name a few… April is known for a fabulous two-day Art and Jazz Festival with art on display, great eats and entertainment by military, university, high school and middle school jazz bands. On July 4th, Port Orange holds its “Independence Day Spectacular,” complete with live …

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Golf Carts Improve the Lives of Seniors

Golf Carts Improve the Lives of Seniors In many warm weather retirement developments, golf carts have become the transportation of choice. In fact, many retirement communities are developed with the “golf cart lifestyle” in mind, offering golf cart trails throughout their campuses. Golf carts are considered safer than driving a car because they are slow and they stop as soon …