Located at Mile Marker 135 on the Okeechobee Waterway, 15 miles inland from the Gulf of Mexico, Fort Myers Yacht Basin is a well designed and protected marina. It is owned and operated by the City ofPink Shell Beach Resort and Marina Slips are now available!! On the brand new Dock 5. For information please call (727) 893-7329 or 800 782 8350Twin Dolphin Marina, 1000 1st Ave. West, Bradenton, Florida 34205-7852, 941.747.8300  -  fax 941.745.2831, e-mail: harbormaster@twindolphinmarina.com239 461-0775 Legacy Harbour Marina entrance is located on the Okeechobee Waterway East of Marker #49 on the Caloosahatchee River. The Marina is situated two blocks from historic downtown Fort Myers and three blocks from the historic Edison-Ford Winter Estates. The Marina's 131-Slips range in size from 40 feet to 80 feet and can accommodate Transient Boats of 100 feet plus. The large Fairways make our slips easily accessible. Our slips are surrounded by one of the largest 'floating breakwaters' on the Gulf of Mexico. The floating docks are state-of-the-art. Legacy Harbour Marina is a full-featured facility with all the modern conveniences of home including pump-out station, heated pool, fitness center, full electric metered at the slip, cable TV, laundry, air-conditioned showers and wireless Internet connections available. The Boaters' Lounge is available for relaxing after a cruise or for private parties. The view from the lounge is spectacular! Our grounds are beautifully manicured and provide great strolling along the river with benches, Chickee Hut, and excellent access to all of historic Fort Myers. Please take a few moments to browse our website and see for yourself what our  beautiful boating facility can offer you the next time you are cruising in Southwest Florida.Boca Grande Marina, Gasparilla Island, FloridaSouthwest Florida YachtsGulf Harbour Marina    
ICW Marker 73, 4.5 miles from Gulf of Mexico  
14490 Vista River Dr.,
Fort Myers, FL 33908
239-437-0881
gulfharbourmarina@comcast.net
The Town of Fort Myers Beach proudly operates and maintains the Matanzas Harbor Municipal Mooring Field. The field boasts 70 mooring balls available for public rental year-round, and accommodates vessels up to 48 feet in length. The mooring field is located east of the Sky Bridge between San Carlos and Estero Islands in Matanzas Pass. For recreational cruisers, the Fort Myers Beach Mooring Field is a wonderful destination. Coming ashore at the Town’s dinghy dock puts boaters in walking distance to beaches, restaurants, shopping, nightlife, and public transportation. Mooring ball rental fees are $13/day or $260/month. All renters MUST register with Matanzas Inn upon arrival. The dinghy dock is available for public use to tie up dinghies 10’ or less (no overnight tie-ups). The dock is located beneath the Sky Bridge between Matanzas Inn Restaurant and the public fishing pier. Riviera Dunes Marina Just off Tampa Bay Owned and Operated by BoatersRegatta Pointe MarinaThe Panama City Marina is located on the intercoastal Waterway one block from Downtown Panama City. The Panama City Marina is a newly renovated 240-slip marina facility designed for all classes of vesPunta Gorda, Florida - a GREAT cruising destinationSt. Andrew's MarinaThe Port St. Joe Marina is at the heart of Florida's Forgotten Coast, on the eastern shore of pristine St. Joseph Bay on Florida's northern Gulf Coast. Located between Panama City and Apalachicola, Fl
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Western Florida Bridges

Posted by admin | Posted on 03-28-2007

Western Florida bridges are listed below in rough geographic order, moving south to north

Goodland/Highway 92 Bridge

Posted by admin | Posted on 03-27-2007

Marco Island to Naples Waterway

Goodland/Highway 92 Bridge—crosses Marco Island-Naples waterway and Big Marco River north of unlighted daybeacon #12
25 55.968 North/081 39.209 West
 Fixed
55 feet

Marco Island (Highway 951)/Judge S. S. Jolley Bridge

Posted by admin | Posted on 03-27-2007

Marco Island (Highway 951)/Judge S. S. Jolley Bridge—crosses Marco Island-Naples waterway and Big Marco River west of unlighted daybeacon #26
25 57.812 North/081 42.572 West
 Fixed
55 feet

Fort Myers Beach Bridge

Posted by admin | Posted on 03-27-2007

Matanzas Pass to the Calooshatchee River/Western Florida ICW

Fort Myers Beach Bridge—crosses Matanzas Pass/Fort Myers Beach channel east-southeast of unlighted daybeacon #13
26 27.443 North/081 57.217 West
 Fixed
65 feet

Sanibel Island Causeway Bridge

Posted by admin | Posted on 03-27-2007

Sanibel Island Causeway Bridge – crosses San Carlos Bay between Punta Rassa and Sanibel Island, northwest of flashing daybeacon #10
26 28.980 North/082 00.885 West (Northeasternmost Span near Punta Rassa)
 Fixed
70-foot clearance
Bridge contains three pass-throughs, but the principal bascule span is located on the bridge’s northeastern section, hard by charted Punta Rassa – the central and southwestern pass-throughs are fixed spans – closed vertical clearance of the northern bascule is 26 feet – vertical clearance of the central fixed span is 9 feet – vertical clearance of southern fixed span, hard by Sanibel Island, is 26 feet – new, northeastern span is now fixed with an impressive vertical clearance of 70 feet

Boca Grande Causeway Bridge

Posted by admin | Posted on 03-27-2007

Western Florida ICW to Anclote Key Bridges

Boca Grande Swing Bridge—crosses ICW at Statute Mile 34.5, northwest of unlighted daybacon #21
26 49.626 North/082 16.207 West
 Swing bridge
9 feet closed vertical clearance
Restricted opening
VHF Hailing Channel 9
Opens on the hour and and half-hour weekdays from 7:00 am to 6:00 pm, and on the hour and every 15 minutes thereafter from 7:00 am to 6:00 pm, weekends and holidays

Englewood – Manasota Key – Tom Adams Bridge

Posted by admin | Posted on 03-27-2007

Englewood – Manasota Key – Tom Adams  Bridge—crosses the ICW at Statute Mile 43.5, northwest of flashing daybeacon #22
26 56.064 North/082 21.184 West
 Bascule
26 feet closed vertical clearance
Opens on demand
VHF Hailing Channel 9

Manasota Bridge

Posted by admin | Posted on 03-27-2007

Manasota Bridge—crosses the ICW at Statute Mile 50, northwest of flashing daybeacon #42
27 00.697 North/082 24.604 West
 Bascule
26 feet closed vertical clearance
Opens on demand
VHF Hailing Channel 9

South Venice/ Tamiami Trail/Circus Bridge

Posted by admin | Posted on 03-27-2007

South Venice/ Tamiami Trail/Circus Bridge—crosses the ICW at Statute Mile 55
27 04.721 North/082 25.816 West
 Bascule
25 feet closed vertical clearrance
Opens on demand
VHF Hailing Channel 9

Comments from fellow cruisers concerning this bridge:

12/14/10 this bridge responds to hailing “Circus Bridge”
We got no response at all from repeated hails on South Venice or Tamiami Trail.
Captain Schmitty

Venice Avenue Bridge

Posted by admin | Posted on 03-27-2007

Venice Avenue Bridge —crosses the ICW at Statute Mile 56.5
27 05.991 North/082 26.447 West
 Bascule
30 feet closed vertical clearance
Restricted Opening
VHF Hailing Channel 9
Opens at 10 minutes past the hour, 30 minutes past the hour, and 50 minutes past the hour, from 7:00 am to 4:30 pm, weekdays (except Federal holidays), year round, except that the bridge will not open at all between 4:35 pm and 5:35 pm

Hatchett Creek Bridge

Posted by admin | Posted on 03-27-2007

Hatchett Creek Bridge—crosses the ICW at Statute Mile 57, southwest of flashing daybeacon #5
27 06.192 North/082 26.649 West
 Bascule
30 feet closed vertical clearance
Restricted opening
VHF Hailing Channel 9
Opens on the hour and every 20 minutes thereafter weekdays, year round from 7:00 a.m. to 4:20 p.m. but does not open at all from 4:25 p.m. to 5:25 p.m. – on Saturdays, Sundays and Federal holidays, bridge opens on the hour and every 15 minutes thereafter from 7:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.—at all other times opens on demand

Casey Key – Albee Road Bridge

Posted by admin | Posted on 03-27-2007

Casey Key – Albee Road Bridge—crosses the ICW at Statute Mile 59, north of flashing daybeacon #9
27 07.468 North/082 28.150 West
 Bascule
14 feet closed vertical clearance
Opens on demand

Blackburn Bridge

Posted by admin | Posted on 03-27-2007

Blackburn Bridge—crosses the ICW at Statute Mile 63, north of unlighted daybeacon #32
27 10.793 North/082 29.661 West
 Swing bridge
9 feet closed vertical clearance
Opens on demand weekdays, but opens only on the hour weekends
VHF Hailing Channel 9

July 15, 2012
Bridge only opens on the hour on weekends, no exceptions.
Fred

Stickney Point Bridge

Posted by admin | Posted on 03-27-2007

Stickney Point Bridge—crosses the ICW at Statute Mile 69, northwest of unlighted daybeacon #62
27 15.267 North/082 31.889 West
 Bascule
18 feet closed vertical clearance
Restricted
The bridge opens on demand except on the hour and every 20 minutes thereafter from 6 am to 10 pm, Monday and Friday,except Federal holidays.
VHF Hailing Channel 9

Siesta Key Bridge

Posted by admin | Posted on 03-27-2007

Siesta Key Bridge—crosses the ICW at Statute Mile 71.5
27 18.159 North/082 32.717 West
 Bascule
25 feet closed vertical clearance
Restricted opening
VHF Hailing Channel 9
Opens on the hour and every 20 minutes thereafter weekdays, except Federal holidays, year round, from from 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. – On weekends and Federal holidays the bridge opens on the hour and every 20 minutes thereafter from 11:00 am to 6:00 pm

Ringling Bridge

Posted by admin | Posted on 03-27-2007

Ringling Bridge—crosses the ICW at Statute Mile 73.5, northwest of flashing daybeacon #10
27 19.867 North/082 33.420 West
 Fixed
65 feet of vertical clearance

Cortez Bridge

Posted by admin | Posted on 03-27-2007

Cortez Bridge—crosses the ICW at Statute Mile 87.5, north of unlighted daybeacon #49
27 28.135 North/082 41.534 West
 Bascule
22 feet closed vertical clearance
Restricted opening
VHF Hailing Channel 9
Opens on the hour and half-hour from January 15 to May 15, between the hours of 6:00 am to 7:00 pm, seven days a week; From May 16 to January 14, the bridge opens on the hour and every twenty minutes thereafter from 6:00 am to 7:00 pm, seven days a week. At all other times opens on demand.

Anna Maria Island Bridge

Posted by admin | Posted on 03-27-2007

Anna Maria Island Bridge—crosses the ICW at Statute Mile 89, northeast of unlighted daybeacon #52
27 29.800 North/082 41.689 West
 Bascule
25 feet closed vertical clearance
Restricted opening
VHF Hailing Channel 9
Opens on the hour and half-hour from January 15 to May 15, between the hours of 6:00 am to 7:00 pm, seven days a week; From May 16 to January 14, the bridge opens on the hour and every twenty minutes thereafter from 6:00 am to 7:00 pm, seven days a week. At all other times opens on demand.

Sunshine Skyway Bridge, central span

Posted by admin | Posted on 03-27-2007

Sunshine Skyway Bridge, central span— crosses Tampa Bay/ICW passage at Statute Mile 99, east of flashing buoy #1A
27 37.229 North/082 39.319 West
 Fixed
175 feet

Sunshine Skyway Bridge, northern, ICW span – Misner Bridge

Posted by admin | Posted on 03-27-2007

Sunshine Skyway Bridge, northern, ICW span—crosses mouth of Tampa Bay hard by ICW-Sunshine Skyway Channel intersection at Statue Mile 110, east of unlighted daybeacon #13A
27 41.564 North/082 40.737 West
 Fixed
65 feet

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