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Florida State
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Map of Florida State

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11009 - Cape Hatteras to Straits of Florida
11013 - Straits of Florida and Approaches
11006 - Gulf Coast - Key West to Mississippi River


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For entrance details see United States.

Special Florida State Boating Bylaws or Restrictions

  • Florida Fish & Wildlife Commission, Recreational Licenses and Permits
  • The Legal Requirements of Boating To operate a vessel powered by a motor of 10 horsepower or greater (including PWCs), a person who was born on or after January 1, 1988, must have completed a boater education course approved by the National Association of State Boating Law Administrators (NASBLA) or passed an approved equivalency exam.
  • Florida Online Boating Safety Course and Exam (1) This boat safety course is user-friendly and self-directed. Study at your own pace; (2) Take the official Florida boating safety Certification Exam. Pay $29.50—one time only, after you pass; (3) When you pass, you will receive your permanent Florida Boating Safety Education I.D. Card by mail.


South Florida


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East Coast (North to South) Florida Keys (East to West) Gulf Coast (South to North)
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Fort Pierce
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Miami Beach
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Cape Coral
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East Naples
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Panhandle (East to West) The Forgotten Coast
Port St. Joe
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Eastpoint, Florida
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Contact details of "Cruiser's Friends" that can be contacted for local information or assistance.


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  • Florida and the Bahamas Cruising Guide 3rd Edition; Maptech Embassy 2008 Wyatt 17:09, 26 May 2013 (BST)

See also United States.


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