Robbie's Marina (Lower Matecumbe Key)

Robbie's Marina (Lower Matecumbe Key)

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Electricity 15 amp only
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Shipchandler
Restaurant Hungry Tarpon: 305 664 0535

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Just N of the 10 foot span, Robbie's Marina overlooks the western flank of Lignumvitae Channel. A large shoal separate this facility's docks from the channel. This hazard is indicated by a series of floats on a rope. To safety access the marina, you must cruise either south or north of this shoal. Take your time, this is not an easy entry.
Depth entrance: 5 feet
Dockside depth: 6,5 to 7,5 feet.

Remember that the current in the channel can get very, very strong, so you need to pick your times carefully and make no errors.

Robbie's Marina is smallish, with an old Florida look, ripe with fishing boats of some years.
The dockage consists of mostly fixed wooden finger piers, but their state of repair is a bit depleted.
This marina has no showers or other amenities that most cruisers deem necessary.
Nevertheless, transients are accepted, though many of the slips are occupied by local craft.

The big attraction at Robbie's is the presence of free-swimming Tarpon (and jacks) that have become accustomed to people feeding them by hand.

Phone: (305) 664 9814

2010/03/23
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Robbie's Marina (Lower Matecumbe Key)
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Robbie's Marina (Lower Matecumbe Key)
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Juste au N de la travée de 10 pieds, Marina Robbie's domine le flanc W du canal de Lignumvitae. Un grand haut-fond sépare cette marina du canal. Ce danger est indiqué par une série de flotteurs sur une corde. Pour accéder à la marina en toute sécurité, vous devez de naviguer soit au sud ou au nord de ce haut-fond. Prenez votre temps, ce n'est pas une entrée facile.
Profondeur d'entrée: 5 pieds
Dockside profondeur: 6,5 à 7,5 pieds.
Rappelez-vous que le courant dans le canal peut être très, très fort, prenez votre temps et ne faites aucune erreur.
Robbie's Marina est plutôt petite, avec un vieille air de la Floride, avec des bateaux de pêche de quelques années.
Les places se composent d'appontements essentiellement fixes en bois, mais leur état d'entretien est un peu épuisé.
Cette marina a pas de douches ni les autres commodités que la plupart des navigateurs jugent nécessaire.
Néanmoins, les plaisanciers de passage sont acceptés, bien que de nombreuses places soient occupées par les bateaux locaux.
La grande attraction à
Robbie's est la présence de la nage libre des Tarpons  (et Jacks) que des personnes se sont habitués à nourrir à la main.

Tel: (305) 664 9814

2012/04/16
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