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Low Speed Vehicle (LSV) Basics: What Is Needed to Be Street Legal

You’d like to be able to drive your golf cart on the road as well as off-road. So what do you need to make your golf cart street legal? U.S. Federal Safety Standards require street legal golf carts to have a vin number, a windshield with safety glass, three-point safety belts for each seat, front and rear turn signals, head …

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Gulf Atlantic Is Your Go-to Golf Cart Dealer in New Smyrna Beach

Gulf Atlantic is family owned and operated, so we are more customer oriented than most other companies and possess a deeper commitment to quality products and customer satisfaction. Our reputation is paramount to us, so we maintain integrity and consistently go above and beyond for our clients. We also stand behind our family name with fair prices and excellent service …

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Great Yearly Events on Canal Street in New Smyrna Beach

Canal Street is a particularly charming part of New Smyrna Beach, rich with culture and history and full of plenty of things to do on land and by sea. Dubbed “Best Main Street” by the News Journal and 250 years old this year, Canal Street in New Smyrna Beach is a pedestrian-friendly blend of tree-lined streets, specialty shops, eateries, parks …

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Top Things to Do in New Smyrna Beach in 2020

New Smyrna Beach is a quaint little seaside town, but don’t let that fool you! There is always plenty to do in New Smyrna Beach… Take June, for example, with the New Smyrna Beach Seaside Fiesta – a lively celebration of the sea with games, tastings and entertainment; as well as high flying fun at the New Smyrna Beach Kite …

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How Many Passengers Can Fit Into a Golf Cart?

How many clowns can fit into a Volkswagon, or how many extra pounds can fit into Grandma’s straining Spanx? Do we really want to know? Uh…I’m guessing no, but if you ask how many passengers can fit into a golf cart, now there’s a good question! Golf carts come in all sizes. There are two-passenger golf cars that can easily …

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Golf Cart Races…the Next Hot Trend

Bursting out of the gate and across the lawn at a 20 mph clip, looking over your shoulder to see how close your opponent is, the wind in your hair…Daytona International Speedway? Nah, it’s a backyard golf cart race! Golf cart races are quickly becoming the latest trend. It’s no secret they can liven up a backyard barbeque. In fact, …

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Discover New Smyrna’s Beautiful Beaches on Your Golf Cart

Driving on the beaches in New Smyrna and Daytona is a time honored tradition. It all began with horses and buggies when a stretch of sand called Beach Street was dedicated as a public highway in 1889. Then, in the early 1900s, the first cars were driven on New Smyrna’s beach. Car races followed in the 1930s, and were held …

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Golf Cart Etiquette on the Course

According to Miss Manners, proper etiquette is always good form. According to the world of golf, proper golf cart etiquette on the golf course is polite and it helps to protect the turf as well as ensure the safety of you and others. Okay, so let’s talk polite. Don’t drive your golf cart in front of other golfers when another …

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Why Not Use a Golf Cart as Your Wedding Chariot?

Your wedding is one of the most special days of your life and should be a memorable one. You want the time of day and place to be perfect. Maybe you will choose an afternoon garden wedding filled with everything fairytales are made of. Imagine a garden in full, fragrant bloom with a path leading to an archway dripping with …

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How to Properly Clean Your Golf Cart

You’d be surprised at how much routine cleaning of your golf cart can extend its life. Let’s get started! There are a few things you want to be mindful of before getting your hands dirty. Remember that – just like cars – golf cart exteriors are covered with clear coat, so you want to avoid abrasive cleaning products. Unlike cars, …

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Winterize Your Golf Cart with a Golf Cart Enclosure

We cover up all of the things we want to protect…bundling our babies in overstuffed snow suits, placing Band-Aids on our cuts and scrapes and shielding ourselves from the rain with umbrellas. Why wouldn’t we want to treat our beloved golf carts the same way? Now is the perfect time – while we are experiencing the cooler temperatures that come …

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5 Great Movies about Golf

It’s wintertime – a great time to hunker down and watch a good movie. If you are a golfer, you may want to consider a movie about golf because there are some really great ones. Here are five outstanding examples… How can anyone explain “Caddyshack” and do it the justice it deserves? Arguably the funniest golf movie ever made, “Caddyshack” …

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How to Avoid Golf Cart Theft in Your Community

As golf carts become more popular and as they become adorned with even more cool accessories, they become more coveted and, sadly, more at risk for theft. Even more sadly, golf carts are simple to steel. Over 30,000 of them are stolen every year! One of the best ways to protect against golf cart thieves is to store your golf …

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Seniors Love Golf Carts to Get Around

Are you getting older? Maybe you’re not as comfortable driving your car in heavy traffic anymore. Maybe you want to save money on gas or maybe you live in a retirement community where being social and getting around is so much easier with a golf car. Golf cars are affordable and fun to drive. When you drive in the open …

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A Brief History of Golf Carts

Today, golf carts are used recreationaly for our enjoyment on and off the golf course; in business for agriculture, warehouses, etc.; for seniors and the disabled population to increase independence, for short jaunts to save gas; and so much more – but that certainly wasn’t the case at first. Golf carts were first introduced in 1932, but they were far …

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Why Children Enjoy Riding Around in Golf Carts

Kids love the outdoors, spending quality time with their parents and grandparents, and they certainly love a great amusement ride! Golf carts offer all that and more. When you ride in a golf cart, you operate at low speeds, giving you time to enjoy the ride, your companions and your environment. Golf carts are an excellent way for grandparents and …

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Ways to Personalize Your Golf Cart

It’s nice when the things you own can reflect your personality and style, and that is easy and fun to do with a golf cart. Gulf Atlantic Vehicles has been New Smyrna Beach’s trusted golf cart source since 1965! For four generations, our family has provided top-quality golf cart sales and service to the New Smyrna Beach area. Our service …

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Traveling with Your Golf Cart While on Vacation Is a Great Idea!

Vacations can become more fun depending upon what you bring. It’s great to bring your friends. Sometimes it is better with your kids (sans the whole “Are we there yet?” thing and any teenage morose). Bringing your dog can be even fun, depending on the type of vacation you decide to take. Boogie boards and other beach toys can also …

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Why We Carry Club Car

In the market for a high quality, affordable golf cart? Then join the club known for some of the finest golf, utility and transportation vehicles in the industry. That’s why Gulf Atlantic Vehicles carries Club Car, a 50-year old company with worldwide distribution and a remarkable reputation for providing long-lasting value. Whatever your golf cart needs, Club Car can meet …

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What Makes E-Z-GO Great Golf Carts

E-Z-GO golf carts, one of the top golf cart brands in the world, offers an exceptional line of golf cars ranging from personal golf carts to fleet, turf and food/beverage golf carts for the golf and hospitality industries. Receiving the coveted Shingo Prize for “Operational Excellence,” E-Z-Go golf carts are well known for their world-class advanced technology. Gulf Atlantic Vehicles, …

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What Sets GEM Golf Carts Apart from the Rest

Electric Gem golf cars, engineered by world-renowned Polaris Industries, are sold by Gulf Atlantic Vehicles in New Smyrna Beach. Gem golf cars offer a host of exceptional benefits, including more maneuverability and efficiency than an ordinary golf cart…not to mention an extremely low carbon footprint since they release absolutely zero emissions. All Gem golf cars offer rugged frames, long-lasting durability …

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Our Knowledgeable Sales Team Is Here to Help

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. The golf cart you choose really depends on how you plan to use your golf car and which would work best for you, and the knowledgeable, friendly sales associates at Gulf …

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E-Z-Go Elite Lithium Ion Batteries

E-Z-Go Elite Lithium Ion Batteries are revolutionizing the electric golf cart industry with zero maintenance, unparalleled cost savings, a lighter cart and an unheard of eight-year battery warranty. With E-Z-Go Elite Lithium Ion Batteries, there is no battery cell watering and no terminal post cleaning required by ordinary electric golf cart batteries. The result is absolutely zero maintenance! E-Z-Go Elite …

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Golf Cart Maintenance and How Gulf Atlantic Vehicles Can Help

Golf carts actually don’t need that much care, but as with everything, a little bit of preventive maintenance can go a long way. One of the most important things you can do for your golf cart is to keep a watchful eye on things. Check your tire pressure, check underneath from time to time to make sure that nothing is …

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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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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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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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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, …