Sunken Vessel in Newfound Harbor Channel, near Big Pine Key, off Hawk Channel Between Marathon and Key West
Posted by Larry Dorminy | Posted on 11-22-2012
Newfound Harbor provides the best collection of anchorages off Hawk Channel between Marathon and Key West. The channels are well marked, and any cruiser with a chart plotter and/or good DR navigation can find a host of good spots to drop the hook.
Yikes, check out the report below, cherry picked from the latest Local Notice to Mariners! A semi-sunken Sea Ray! Wow, striking this derelict with your underwater hardware could really ruin your whole day on the water!
FLORIDA-BAHIA HONDA KEY TO SUGARLOAD KEY-NEWFOUND HARBOR CHANNEL: Hazard to Navigation.
The Coast Guard received a report of a partially submerged 26ft tan Sea Ray with no engines in the vicinity of Newfound Harbor Channel in approximate position 24-38.410N 081-23.144W. Mariners are advised to exercise caution while transiting the area. Chart 11445