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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 of239 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.Southwest Florida YachtsThe Pilot House Marina is located on secluded Lake Largo just minutes from downtown Key Largo. This choice location borders on John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park, an underwater park famous among snorkeling and diving enthusiasts.
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GOOD NEWS: Okeechobee Waterway/Moore Haven Lock to Reopen Ahead of Schedule – July 14, 2012, Okeechobee Waterway

This US Army Corp of Engineers notice dated July 10th is good news for all South Florida boaters and means that the Okeechobee Waterway will be open a month earlier than projected!

UPDATE: MOORE HAVEN LOCK, OKEECHOBEE WATERWAY, FLORIDA TO REOPEN AND RESUME REGULAR OPERATIONS 14 JULY 2012
1. Mariners transiting the Okeechobee Waterway (OWW) are advised the lock will be resuming regular operations beginning 14 July 2012 from 6:00AM TO 9:30 PM.
Vertical Clearance = Unlimited
Lock Chamber = 50′ x 250′
Vertical Lift = Caloosahatchee River water level to Lake Okeechobee water level. Usually 1 to 2 feet.
Operations Daily 6:00am to 9:30pm
Contact Lock on Marine VHF Radio Channel 13
Phone: (863) 946-0414
2. Additional information concerning Lake Okeechobee, the Okeechobee Waterway and related navigation bulletins including controlling depths may be obtained on Jacksonville District’s website at:
http://www.saj.usace.army.mil/Divisions/Operations/Branches/Navigation/NavNotices.htm
3. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers point of contact is the South Florida Operations Office at 863-983-8101.
FOR THE COMMANDER:
Allan D. Morris P.E.
Civil Engineer
Navigation Section,
Project Management Division
In reply refer to:
CESAJ-PM-WN
P.O. Box 4970
Jacksonville, Fl 32232-0019

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