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38. Picnic Island Anchorage

38. Picnic Island Anchorage
Statute Mile: 2
Lat/Lon: near 26 29.469 North/082 02.931 West
Location: found off the eastern and northeastern shores of Picnic Island, which itself lies just south, southeast of the ICW/Miserable Mile’s unlighted daybeacon #8
Minimum Depth: 10 feet
Swing Room: sufficient swinging room for vessels as large as 36 feet
Foul Weather Shelter: poor, fair weather and light airs anchorage only


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  1. RJ SCHWANDNER -  August 8, 2015 - 10:15 am

    Good for a lunch hook but it is hard to hold here as the current will rip through here. Better holding and less wave action (boats navigating the miserable mile wake) is to the north. I have used the Merwin key anchorage many times and for week long anchoring . 26°30.184’N,82°2.867’W safe journey fair winds 2 U.


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