Scott E. McDowell

Winner of the President’s Book Award
Florida Authors and Publishers Association

FAPA President’s Awards Recognize Florida Authors and Publishers Lake Buena Vista, FL

The Florida Authors & Publishers Association (FAPA) gave out its prestigious annual President’s Awards for the best books of 2015 and the first half of 2016 by authors and publishers in Florida and throughout the United States.


“The 2016 award winners exemplify excellence in publishing both regionally and nationally. The awards continue to command the attention of industry professionals and readers!” said Terri Gerrell, FAPA President.

All recipients of a FAPA President's Book Award will have the opportunity to have their book displayed at BookExpo America 2017.

Scott NEWS


Articles in Triton Magazine


Visit my monthly articles in the "Sea Science" column of Triton magazine.

Past Events
Boat Show Presentation:
Seminar on Choosing Your Marinas


The Nation’s Premier Cruising Event
Riviera Beach!

On Sunday, Jan 31, Scott  made a 2-hr
presentation on his Marinas Guidebook.

TrawlerFest is PassageMaker’s stand-alone series of boat shows, specifically designed for cruising under power enthusiasts. Strategically located in key cruising regions nationwide, TrawlerFests showcase the nation’s best in-water display of cruising powerboats, first class boating courses and demonstrations, all the latest in marine products & services, and rendezvous-style evening events and activities!

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Book signing for:  Marinas Guidebook


Key West Island Books - July 2015

Thanks to the only Independent Book Shop on the island for arranging this fun event.


Key West is a great place to party and drink but they certainly have an active Literary community!