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Old 11-03-2009
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Originally Posted by milos View Post
Hi everibody! we are a couple of Med sailors and are planning to buy a small blue water boat in Miami area around mid december, than cruise the Bahamas and leave the boat (from march to dec 2010) on the hard to some hurricane-safe place, secure but not fancy.


Marc

There are half dozen marinas, located deep inland on Okeechobee waterway.
While transiting the area last year I noticed reasonable storage prices there and it looks like the area is well protected from hurricanes...

quick googling found this article
BoatUS Cruising Logs

However, Florida is expensive and marinas are filled, if you go either north to North Carolina or west to Texas, you'll find more and more reasonable prices and more spaces to park a boat. Cruising USA waters is fun too

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