Look..Don't make a federal case out of it. You paid sales taxes when you bought the boat. Florida tax varies from 5.5 to 7 percent. If you bought the bought in Connecticut and paid 6 persent the your good to go on taxes. Just go to tax office and get sticker. $35 I think and your legal.
As for anchoring there are a few communities causing issues but they are not enforcable because florida state law has been ruled on by the State Supreme Court and the State rewote the applicable laws to comply.
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