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Boot Key Harbor City Marina (Marathon) (Florida)

Boot Key Harbor City Marina (Marathon) (Florida)

Characteristics

Description

Boot
Key Harbor City Marina lies on Vaca Key on the coast of southern
Florida in the USA. The facility combines slips and moorings.
Approach and Entrance:

From the N - From the Gulf of Mexico make for Florida
Bay.
From the
S - From the Atlantic Ocean make or the Straits of Florida.
Then head for the western end of Vaca Key. Boot Key Harbor City Marina is accessed via Hawk Channel to Sisters Creek. Boot Key Harbor bridge opens on demand.

Good shelter.
10 slips with 2 reserved for transients (<15 m)
66 moorings with 30 available to visiting yachts
Reservations cannot be made.
Phone: (305) 289-8877
Fax:   (305) 
289-8876

21/03/2010
Update
Alain
Boot Key Harbor City Marina (Marathon) (Florida)
21/03/2010
Update
Joëlle
Boot Key Harbor City Marina est située sur Vaca Key, sur la côte S de Floride aux USA. Les services combinent les places de ports et les mouillages.

Approche et Entrée:
En venant du N - En venant du Golfe du Mexique prendre Florida Bay.
En venant du S - En arrivant de l'Océan Atlantique prendre le détroit de Floride.
Puis se diriger vers l'extrémité W de Vaca Key. On accède à la marina par Hawk Channel ev allant vers Sisters Creek. Le pont de Boot Key Harbor ouvre à la demande.
Bonne protection.
10 pl. dont 2 visit. (<50 feet)
66 mouillages dont 30 visit.
Pas de réservations.
Tel: (305) 289-8877
Fax: (305) 
289-8876

21/03/2010
Update
Alain
Boot Key Harbor City Marina (Marathon) (Florida)
21/03/2010
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Joëlle
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