Friday, October 26, 2012


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FL Pump-out Boat Service at Anchorages/Moorings


On our cruises, we have found that it is really nice to have a pump-out boat come to our boat when we are anchored out.  So much nicer than pulling up anchor and going to a marina to pump out.  Below is a listing of places that I know about so far that have pump-out boats.


Clearwater
Clearwater Beach Marina offers free mobile pump-out services on Wednesdays to boaters anchored within city limits.  You must call (727) 462-6954 by Tuesday to reserve a pump-out.  For more information go to
http://www.myclearwater.com/contact/ContactData.asp?radiobutton=MarineMM

Crystal River
Boat pump-out service is available in the Crystal River/Kings Bay area for a fee of only $5. For service call 352-586-0588 or VHF Channel 16. For more information go to
http://www.crystalriverfl.org/index.asp?Type=B_LIST&SEC=%7BF3937449-7ED3-4687-8F25-E692B2D9309E%7D
for information on anchoring, go to
http://cruisersnet.net/141-crystal-river-kings-bay-anchorage-2/

Fort Myers Beach
There is a mooring field that includes free mobile pump-out service. Call Matanzas Inn
239-463-9258 or 239-463-7776, or VHF Channel 16. For more information go to:
http://www.fortmyersbeachfl.gov/DocumentView.aspx?DID=68

for chart
http://cruisersnet.net/cruisersnet-marine-map/?ll=26.456,-81.95035&z=15&highlight=1

Key Largo
Monroe County provides a free pump-out boat at Tarpon Basin anchorage.  It services the area from North Key Largo to Matecumbe Bight.  Call (305)900-0263.  


Key West
A pump-out boat is at the Key West Garrison Bight mooring field. City Marina (305) 809-3981 or Ch-16 VHF Mooring Field Dockmaster. For more information, go to
http://www.keywestcity.com/department/division.asp?fDD=13-139

for more information and chart
http://cruisersnet.net/115-garrison-bight-fleming-key-mooring-field-2/



Marathon
A pump-out boat is at the Marathon mooring field in Boot Key Harbor and is included in the mooring fee.  Call (305)743-6575 or Ch-16.  For more information, go to
http://www.marathonmarinaflorida.com/Photos.html


Punta Gorda

The city of Punta Gorda has a pumpout boat available on Monday and Thursday.  Best to call the marina for times and locations since they are being adjusted based on demand.  
http://www.ci.punta-gorda.fl.us/leis/boating.html


Sarasota
Sarasota now has a mooring field with pumpout boat. Call Marina Jack's at (941) 365-4232
or Ch-16. for more information, go to

http://cruisersnet.net/48-marina-operations/ 



St. Augustine
A free pumpout boat is available for boats in the mooring field, and boats also anchored in the city limits for a fee of $5. For more information go to
http://www.staugustinegovernment.com/visitors/municipal-marina.cfm

for chart of area go to
http://cruisersnet.net/cruisersnet-marine-map/?ll=29.8921666667,-81.30855&z=15&highlight=1 




St. Petersburg
A pumpout boat is available for boats in the mooring field Monday through Friday.  Call (727)893-7329 or CH-16.  For more information go to
http://www.stpete.org/marina/


Stuart
Martin County provides pumpout services within Martin Counties at no charge. “M.S. POOP” is stationed in the Manatee Pocket and customers can arrange for service either by VHS marine radio channel 16 or cell phone by calling 772-260-8326. For more information, go to
http://www.martin.fl.us/portal/page?_pageid=351,566158&_dad=portal&_schema=PORTAL

for chart of area go to
http://cruisersnet.net/cruisersnet-marine-map/?ll=27.1522333,-80.1952333&z=15
 



Titusville
A pump-out boat is available for boats in the mooring field on Wednesdays and Saturdays (weather permitting).   Call (321)383-5600 or for more information go to
http://www.titusville.com/sectionindex.asp?sectionid=52


Vero Beach
Vero Beach Marina operates it's pump-out boat during season (Oct-May) at their mooring field.  Otherwise, you go to the fuel dock for pump-out.  Call the marina at (772)231-2819 or Ch-16.  For more information, go to
http://www.covb.org

for chart of area go to
http://cruisersnet.net/35-vero-beach-municipal-marina/