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Herbert Hoover Marina (Miami)

Herbert Hoover Marina (Miami)

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Dock away from it all at this gateway to the Florida Keys in the crystal clear waters of south Biscayne Bay, next to the beautiful coral reefs of Biscayne National Park and the Florida Keys Marine Sanctuary. It is in a beautiful tropical setting with a natural atoll pool and beach. It has a full-line snackbar at the beach, picnic pavilions, grills, fishing area and a large playground.

Located at Convoy Point, next to the Biscayne National Park
Headquarters (south side). On Biscayne Bay, approximately one mile north of the F.P.L. Channel (identified by its twin stacks), and approximately six miles southwest of ICW Channel Markers "5" and "6", or the area better known as the Featherbeds.

Depth: 3,5' to 5' (approach), 5' to 6' (dockside)
Advanced reservations are requested.
Accommodates vessels to 50'
Tel: 305-230-3033

15/04/2010
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Joëlle
Herbert Hoover Marina (Miami)
15/04/2010
Update
Joëlle
Dock loin de tout à cette porte d'entrée vers les Florida Keys dans les eaux cristallines de la baie de Biscayne sud, à côté du somptueux récifs de coraux de Biscayne National Park et le
Florida Keys Marine Sanctuary. C'est dans un magnifique cadre tropical avec une piscine naturelle atoll et de la plage. Il dispose d'un snack-bar complet en ligne sur la plage, des pavillons de pique-nique, grils, zone de pêche et une grande aire de jeux.

Situé à Convoi Point, à côté du siège de Biscayne National Park (côté sud). Sur Biscayne Bay, à environ un mile au nord de la FPL Channel (identifié par ses piles jumelles), et environ six miles au sud-ouest de la ICW balises de chenal «5» et «6», ou de la région mieux connue sous le nom de Featherbeds.

Profondeur: 1 à 1,5 m (approche), 1,5 à 1,8 m (quai)
Réserver en avance.
Bateaux < 15 m
Tel: 305-230-3033

15/04/2010
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