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Fort Pierce

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Treasure Coast Customs Office, 2990 Curtis King Blvd., Fort Pierce, FL 34946 Ph: 1-772-461-1733

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It is probably easiest to go into a marina until you have cleared, though there are anchorages just inside, north and south, of the Ft. Pierce inlet. For US vessels returning from outside the US, having a US Customs Decal when you call customs gives you 24 hours to show up in their offices, whereas otherwise you must report immediately and purchase the decal. Foreign yachts must report immediately to Customs, having given advance notice prior to making landfall as per current regulations.

Marinas & Yacht Clubs

  • Fort Pierce City Marina 1 Avenue A, Fort Pierce, FL 34950 Ph: 772-464-1245 or 1-800-619-1780 FAX: 1-772-464-2589 Marina monitors VHF Ch. 16 and 09. On the West side of ICW, ICW Mark 188, two miles from the Fort Pierce Inlet. Free Wi-Fi, free pump out, fuel, ice. Restaurant on site.
  • Harbortown Marina - Ft. Pierce 1936 Harbortown Drive, Fort Pierce, Florida 34946 Phone: 1-772-466-7300, FAX: 1-772-466-0962


  • Just south of Statute Mile 960, south of Red Mark 172A. ~ 7 feet.

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  • Fort Pierce Downtown Farmers' Market Location: Melody Lane, between the Fort Pierce City Marina and Main Library. Open year-round, Saturdays, 8:00 a.m. to noon. Contact Information: Bobbi Spencer, P.O. Box 3688, Fort Pierce, Florida 34948, Telephone: (772) 940-1145





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{{Reference|Rod Heikel|Greek Waters Pilot|Imray Laurie and Wilson, Cambridgeshire|9780852889718}}, expands to
Rod Heikell, Greek Waters Pilot Imray, Laurie and Wilson, Cambridgeshire, ISBN 9780852889718
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  • We had a horrible experience with Habortown Marina in Ft. Pierce in late 2006 and wonder if the situation has improved. We had stayed over a week at the dock of the marina a few months previously, but this time we anchored outside the marina near the inlet and took the dinghy in. We were "greeted" at the dock by an extremely hostile employee who treated us (a family of three) like we were criminals. When I wrote to the marina they did respond but did not even apologize! It was the single most unfriendly situation we encountered in 19 months and 10,000 miles of cruising. You can read the whole story HERE. I wonder: has anything gotten better there?

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