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    • 27. Largo Sound Mooring Field

      27. Largo Sound Mooring Field
      Lat/Lon: near 25 07.787 North/080 23.760 West
      Location: on the waters of Largo Sound, Northeast of unlighted daybeacons #22 and #23, both east and west of the main channel
      Minimum depth: 5 ½ foot depths
      Special Comment: Call John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park, Marina at 305-451-6325 to secure a mooring. See /?p=153602 for a November 3, 2015 report on anchoring and fees.
      Swing Room: sufficient room for vessels as large as 45 feet
      Foul Weather Shelter: very good


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      Comments from Cruisers (4)

      1. Hank -  February 24, 2014 - 10:40 am

        In Key Largo, depending on your draft, John Pennecamp park has moorings with great access to many local restaurants, the Fish House and Shipwrecks at the top. Too many waterholes to list, Most with great sunset views. Fishing, diving and snorkeling choices are many. Don’t miss snorkeling Molasses Reef or a dive on the Spiegel Grove. Ocean divers has a great dive program. Swim with the dolphins at dolphins plus.
        Then spend some time enjoying boating.

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      2. Paul Manning -  February 4, 2014 - 9:01 pm

        We stayed 4 nights Feb. 2014. Depth at the docks is 19′, approach 6.5 ft in on the channel. Mooring we found 4’6″ at the outer mouth of the channel as you enter the lagoon during low tide. Don’t cut the marks, leave 100 yards or so before turning toward the mooing balls. If you enter and leave at high tide you will have 5’6″ ft. depth. We never saw anything below that in the mooring field.

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      3. Hank Knoblock -  December 11, 2011 - 9:35 pm

        The dockmaster is correct, 4’6″ is a maximum. We live on Largo Sound.

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      4. Claiborne -  December 9, 2010 - 2:24 pm

        I recently sent an email to you regarding Largo Sound. The park’s dockmaster wouldn’t take a reservation for our 5′ 2″ draft – he was adamant that the channel/mooring field only had 4′ 6″ of water. Your cruising guide states 5′ 6″ minimums. Have you had any other comments/updates on this issue? I had to continue on to Marathon because of weather/lack of anchorages.
        Ty Giesemann

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