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Western Florida Anchorage Directory

Posted by admin | Posted on 07-15-2008

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Below, you will discover our COMPLETE listing of Western Florida anchorages, arranged in a rough, south to north, geographic format. IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO NARROW YOUR SELECTION of WF Anchorages to those in a specific geographic sub-region, locate the RED, vertically stacked menu, on the right side of this, and all Cruisers’ Net pages. Click on “Western Florida.” A drop down menu will appear, with a blue background, Now, click on “WF Anchorages.” A sub-drop-down menu will now appear. The first selection is “All Western Florida Anchorages,” which is where you are now. Below this selection, however, you will find listed 12 Western Florida geographic sub-regions. Select your waters of interest, and after clicking on your choice, a list of WF anchorages will appear, confined to the sub-region you have picked!

Anchorages – Cape Sable to Punta Rassa Cove

Posted by admin | Posted on 07-14-2008

Cape Sable to Punta Rassa Cove Anchorages

1. Cape Sable Anchorage

Posted by admin | Posted on 07-13-2008

1. Cape Sable Anchorages
Lat/Lon: near 25 09.569 North/081 08.623 West (North of Middle Cape) near 25 09.284 North/081 08.417 West (South of Middle Cape)
Location: discovered on the waters northwest and south of Middle Cape Minimum Depth – 7 feet
Minimum Depth: 6 to 8 feet
Swing Room: unlimited
Foul Weather Shelter:poor, fair weather and light airs anchorage ONLY

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2. Little Shark River Outer Anchorage

Posted by admin | Posted on 07-12-2008

2. Little Shark River Outer Anchorage
Lat/Lon: near 25 19.677 North/081 08.801 West
Location: northwest of unlighted daybeacon #4 Minimum Depth 5 ½ feet
Minimum Depth: 5 1/2 feet
Swing Room: sufficient room for vessels as large as 48 feet
Foul Weather Shelter: excellent, great foul weather hidey hole

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3. Little Shark River Southern Fork Anchorage

Posted by admin | Posted on 07-11-2008

3. Little Shark River Southern Fork Anchorage
Lat/Lon: near 25 19.736 North/081 07.132 West
Location: lies southeast of unlighted daybeacon #69
Minimum Depth: 5 foot approach depths, but 9 foot depths in the anchorage
Swing Room: sufficient swinging room for vessels as large as 40 feet
Foul Weather Shelter: Excellent, only very strong northwesterly winds should be a problem here

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4. Little Shark River Upper Anchorage

Posted by admin | Posted on 07-10-2008

4. Little Shark River Upper Anchorage
Lat/Lon: near 25 20.268 North/081 06.983
Location: will be found to the west-northwest, west of unlighted daybeacon #68
Minimum Depth: 5 foot approach depths, but 6-foot depths in anchorage
Swing Room: sufficient swinging room for vessels as large as 45 feet
Foul Weather Shelter: Very good, except during strong northwestern winds

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5. New Turkey Key Anchorage

Posted by admin | Posted on 07-09-2008

5. New Turkey Key Anchorage
Lat/Lon: near 25 38.984 North/081 16.759 West
Location: discovered on the wide band of charted 6- and 8-foot waters off the eastern and northeastern sides of New Turkey Key
Minimum Depth 4-foot approach depths, but 6-foot depths in the anchorage
Swing Room: sufficient swinging room for vessels as large as 36 feet
Foul Weather Shelter: fair to good, but open to northern southern winds

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6. Lumber Key Anchorage

Posted by admin | Posted on 07-08-2008

6. Lumber Key Anchorage
Lat/Lon: near 25 45.627 North/081 22.835 West
Location: lies off the western banks of Lumber Key
Minimum Depth: 4-6 feet
Swing Room: sufficient swinging room for boats as large as 48 feet
Foul Weather Shelter: fair, but open to western, northwestern and southwestern winds

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7. Jack Daniels Key Anchorage

Posted by admin | Posted on 07-07-2008

7. Jack Daniels Key Anchorage
Lat/Lon: near 25 47.882 North/081 25.931 West
Location: found on the waters southeast of Jack Daniels Key
Minimum Depth: 5-feet
Swing Room: sufficient swinging room for vessels as large as 40 feet
Foul Weather Shelter: good, but somewhat open to southern and southeastern winds

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8. Kingston Key Anchorage

Posted by admin | Posted on 07-06-2008

8. Kingston Key Anchorage
Lat/Lon: near 25 48.005 North/081 27.011 West
Location: lies off the eastern shores of Kingston Key
Minimum Depth: 6-feet
Swing Room: sufficient swinging room for vessels as large as 50 feet
Foul Weather Shelter: Good, but open to southwestern winds

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9. Indian Key Anchorage

Posted by admin | Posted on 07-05-2008

9. Indian Key Anchorage
Lat/Lon: near 25 48.673 North/081 27.728 West
Location: will be discovered southeast of the sandspit, off Indian Key’s northeasterly tip
Minimum Depth: 6-feet
Swing Room: sufficient swinging room for vessels as large as 55 feet
Foul Weather Shelter: very good, but a bit open to strong southern winds

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10. Russell Pass Southern Anchorage

Posted by admin | Posted on 07-04-2008

10. Russell Pass Southern Anchorage
Lat/Lon: near 25 49.917 North/081 26.516 West
Location: found on the waters of charted Russell Pass which opens into the northern flank of the Indian Key-Everglades City channel, southwest of flashing daybeacon #7
Minimum Depth: 7-feet
Swing Room: almost unlimited
Foul Weather Shelter: very good, but somewhat open to strong southern winds

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11. Russell Pass Middle Anchorage

Posted by admin | Posted on 07-03-2008

11. Russell Pass Middle Anchorage
Lat/Lon: near 25 50.303 North/081 26.317 West
Location: found on the waters of Russell Pass just short of the large, shallow cove cutting into the southeasterly banks
Minimum Depth: 7-feet
Swing Room: sufficient swinging room for vessels as large as 50 feet
Foul Weather Shelter: excellent, great foul weather hidey hole

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12. Russell Pass Northern Anchorage

Posted by admin | Posted on 07-02-2008

12. Russell Pass Northern Anchorage
Lat/Lon: near 25 50.542 North/081 26.019 West
Location: lies 200 yards southwest of the charted split in the stream
Minimum Depth: 6-feet
Swing Room: sufficient swinging room for vessels as large as 45 feet
Foul Weather Shelter: excellent, about as good as it gets

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13. Picnic Key Anchorage

Posted by admin | Posted on 07-01-2008

13. Picnic Key Anchorage
Lat/Lon: near 25 49.278 North/081 29.116 West
Location: found southwest of Picnic Key
Minimum Depth: 4 – 5-feet
Swing Room: sufficient swinging room for vessels as large as 50 feet
Foul Weather Shelter: fair, open to southern and southwestern winds

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14. Caxambas Pass Anchorage

Posted by admin | Posted on 06-30-2008

14. Caxambas Pass Anchorage
Lat/Lon: near 25 54.129 North/081 39.953 West
Location: will be discovered on the waters west of unlighted daybeacon #1 (west of Ramsey Key)
Minimum Depth: 5-foot approach depths, 6-foot depths in anchorage
Swing Room: sufficient swinging room for vessels as large as 45 feet
Foul Weather Shelter: good, but a bit open to strong eastern winds

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15. Coon Key Pass Anchorage

Posted by admin | Posted on 06-29-2008

15. Coon Key Pass Anchorage
Lat/Lon: near 25 54.115 North/081 38.433
Location: lies off the easterly banks of the small, unnamed island east of Neal Key and west-northwest of unlighted daybeacon #2
Minimum Depth: 10-feet
Swing Room: sufficient swinging room for vessels as large as 55 feet
Foul Weather Shelter: fair, open to southern and southwestern winds

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16. Tripod Key – Sugar Bay Anchorage

Posted by admin | Posted on 06-28-2008

16. Tripod Key – Sugar Bay Anchorage
Lat/Lon: near 25 54.633 North/081 38.072 West
Location: found on the charted 5-foot offshoot leading to Sugar Bay, east of unlighted daybeacon #3
Minimum Depth: 5-fee
Swing Room: sufficient swinging room for vessels as large as 45 feet
Foul Weather Shelter: excellent

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17. Goodland Bay Anchorage

Posted by admin | Posted on 06-27-2008

17. Goodland Bay Anchorage
Lat/Lon: near 25 55.655 North/081 38.513 West
Location: will be discovered on the charted patch of deeper waters northeast of unlighted daybeacon #7
Minimum Depth: 5-6 feet
Swing Room: sufficient swinging room for vessels as large as 45 feet
Foul Weather Shelter: very good

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18. Factory Bay Anchorage

Posted by admin | Posted on 06-26-2008

18. Factory Bay Anchorage
Lat/Lon: near 25 57.773 North/081 43.447 West
Location: lies southwest of unlighted daybeacon #6
Minimum Depth: 5 ½ feet
Swing Room: sufficient swinging room for vessels as large as 48 feet
Foul Weather Shelter: good, but a bit open to strong northern winds

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