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Western FL Anchorages – ICW, Venice Pass to Anna Maria Island (Statute Mile 57 to 92)

Posted by Claiborne Young | Posted on 09-29-2009

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Please Note That Anchorages Below Are Listed in Rough Geographic Format, Moving South to North

74. Blackburn Bay Anchorage

Posted by admin | Posted on 04-24-2008

74. Blackburn Bay Anchorage
Statute Mile 61.5
Lat/Lon: near 27 09.240 North/082 28.886 West
Location: found on the waters west of the ICW, between unlighted daybeacons #20 and #21
Minimum Depth: 5-feet
Swing Room: sufficient room for vessels as large as 50 feet
Foul Weather Shelter: fair to good

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75. Little Sarasota Bay Anchorage

Posted by admin | Posted on 04-23-2008

75. Little Sarasota Bay Anchorage
Statute Mile 67
Lat/Lon: near 27 14.122 North/082 31.270 West
Location: will be discovered west of unlighted daybeacon #51
Minimum Depth: 5 ½ feet
Swing Room: sufficient room for vessels as large as 55 feet
Foul Weather Shelter: fair, somewhat hope to strong eastern and northeastern winds

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76. White Beach Anchorage

Posted by admin | Posted on 04-22-2008

76. White Beach Anchorage
Statute Mile 67.5
Lat/Lon: near 27 14.726 North/082 31.567 West
Location: lies south and west of unlighted daybeacon #57
Minimum Depth: 5 ½ feet
Swing Room: sufficient room for vessels as large as 45 feet
Foul Weather Shelter: good

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77. Roberts Bay Waterway Anchorage

Posted by admin | Posted on 04-21-2008

77. Roberts Bay Waterway Anchorage
Statute Mile 71
Lat/Lon: near 27 17.243 North/082 32.863 West
Location: lies between unlighted daybeacon #78 and the charted spoil island to the west
Minimum Depth: 5-feet
Swing Room: sufficient room for vessels as large as 45 feet
Foul Weather Shelter: fair, open to strong northern winds

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78. Roberts Bay – Spoil Island Anchorage

Posted by admin | Posted on 04-20-2008

78. Roberts Bay – Spoil Island Anchorage
Statute Mile 71
Lat/Lon: near 27 17.232 North/082 33.036 West
Location: found west of the charted “Spoil” island, which itself lies west of unlighted daybeacon #78
Minimum Depth: 4 ½ to 5 feet
Swing Room: sufficient room for vessels as large as 40 feet
Foul Weather Shelter: good

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79. Siesta Key Bridge East Side Anchorage

Posted by admin | Posted on 04-19-2008

79. Siesta Key Bridge East Side Anchorage
Statute Mile 71.5
Lat/Lon: near 27 18.056 North/082 32.429 West
Location: found on the upstream limits of the tadpole shaped cove indenting the easterly banks, just south of the Siesta Key Bridge
Minimum Depth: 4-feet
Swing Room: sufficient swinging room for vessels as large as 34 feet
Foul Weather Shelter: excellent

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80. Siesta Key Bridge West Side Anchorage

Posted by admin | Posted on 04-18-2008

80. Siesta Key Bridge West Side Anchorage
Statute Mile 71.5
Lat/Lon: near 27 18.059 North/082 33.180 West
Location: will be discovered at the westerly extreme of the creek and stream running to the west, immediately south of the Siesta Key Bridge
Minimum Depth: 8-feet
Swing Room: sufficient room for vessels as large as 48 feet
Foul Weather Shelter: excellent

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81. Spoil Anchorage

Posted by admin | Posted on 04-17-2008

81. Spoil Anchorage
Statute Mile 72
Lat/Lon: near 27 18.848 North/082 32.523 West
Location: will be discovered on the waters east of the charted “Spoil Area,” east of unlighted daybeacon #3
Minimum Depth: 4-foot approach depths, 5-foot depths in anchorage
Swing Room: NOT recommended for vessels larger than 34 feet
Foul Weather Shelter: fair, open to western and southwestern winds

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82. Big Sarasota Pass Anchorage

Posted by admin | Posted on 04-16-2008

82. Big Sarasota Pass Anchorage
Lat/Lon: near 27 18.015 North/082 33.887 West
Location: lies along the western shores of the interior reaches of Big Sarasota Pass inlet, southwest of unlighted daybeacon #15
Minimum Depth: 7-feet
Swing Room: unlimited
Foul Weather Shelter: poor, fair weather, day anchorage only

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83. Otter-Lido Key Anchorage

Posted by admin | Posted on 04-15-2008

83. Otter-Lido Key Anchorage
Lat/Lon: near 27 18.852 North/082 34.353 West
Location: found southwest of unlighted daybeacon #7 (on the approach channel leading to the Sarasota Yacht Club
Minimum Depth: 5-13 feet
Swing Room: sufficient room for vessels as large as 42 feet
Foul Weather Shelter: excellent

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84. Sarasota Anchorage/Mooring Field

Posted by admin | Posted on 04-14-2008

84. Sarasota Anchorage/Mooring Field
Statute Mile 73
Lat/Lon: near 27 19.834 North/082 32.801 West
Location: found on the waters west and south of Bayfront Park’s hooklike peninsula bordering Marina Operations’ southerly flank
Minimum Depth: 8-12 feet
Special Comment: this long popular anchorage is in the process of being converted to a mooring field under the management of nearby Marina Operations (Marina Jacks)
Swing Room: sufficient room for vessels as large as 50 feet
Foul Weather Shelter: fair, open to southern and southwestern winds
Waste Pump-out Availability: this anchorage will be converted to a mooring field sometime in the future. In the meantime, there is already a pumpout- boat for the anchorage. Call Marina Jack’s at (941) 365-4232

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85. Golden Gate Point Anchorage

Posted by admin | Posted on 04-13-2008

85. Golden Gate Point Anchorage
Statute Mile 73
Lat/Lon: near 27 20.056 North/082 33.145 West
Location: lies on the charted 12-foot waters west of Golden Gate Point
Minimum Depth: 7-9 feet
Swing Room: sufficient room for vessels as large as 40 feet
Foul Weather Shelter: fair to good, open to southern and southwestern winds

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86. Jewfish Key South Side Anchorage

Posted by admin | Posted on 04-12-2008

86. Jewfish Key South Side Anchorage
Statute Mile 85
Lat/Lon: near 27 26.215 North/082 40.799 West
Location: found on the tongue of charted 13-foot water stretching south into a cove hard by the village of Longbeach
Minimum Depth: 9-feet
Swing Room: sufficient room for vessels as large as 50 feet
Foul Weather Shelter: very good

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87. Jewfish Key Anchorage

Posted by admin | Posted on 04-11-2008

87. Jewfish Key Anchorage
Statute Mile 85
Lat/Lon: near 27 26.386 North/082 40.754 West
Location: will be found on the deep water behind (to the southwest of) the long, private island southwest of flashing daybeacon #41, known as Jewfish Key
Minimum Depth: 9-feet
Swing Room: sufficient room for vessels as large as 55 feet
Foul Weather Shelter: very good

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87A. Bradenton Beach Anchorage

Posted by Claiborne Young | Posted on 04-11-2008

Bradenton Beach Anchorage
Statute Mile: 87
Lat/Lon: 27 27.927 North/082 41.608 West
Location: tricky entrance channel leaves the Western Florida ICW just north of marker #49
Minimum Depth: 5 1/2 to 8 feet, BUT it’s easy to wander into grounding depth without very specific knowledge of the entrance channel
Special Navigational Note: to enter this anchorage safely, cruisers must initially follow the marked Bradenton Beach Marina entrance cut, and then turn south in front of the historic Bradenton Beach Pier – easy to wander into grounding depths if you don’t have prior knowledge of this passage
Swing Room: sufficient room for vessels as large as 50 feet
Foul Weather Shelter: Fair, wide open to fresh southern and southeasterly winds
Dinghy Dock Access: yes, found on northwesterly corner of anchorage – showers currently available; free city trolley can take cruisers to Publix supermarket and West Marine Express

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