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How can I get my mail when cruising?

I am based in the UK and cruise around the west florida coast at the moment.

I will be coming over soon and leaving my permanent berth in bradenton and will lose that mail address. Is there a good mail referral service that I can use?

will my bank accept a mail referral service as my address?

I would be grateful for any help in this direction please.

Also anyone know of good/economical places in south florida to store a boat on the hard?

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Ken,

I found this the other day. It looks interesting. Look Here.

Also look here,
many use them.

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Ken, I've heard only high praise for the folks at "St. Brendan's Isle" a home-port and forwarding service out of Florida. Since you're already using a Florida address...

"Mail Forwarding Services for Cruisers, RVer's and people who travel. That is our Specialty! We have been providing mail forwarding services since 1988."

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I would third the recommendation for St. Brendan's Isle. Many cruisers I know use them and have nothing but good to say about them.

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Ask people that want ot writte to you, to put the letter inside an envelope, lick the part with glue, (carefull with paper cuts in tongue) then put a stamp and leave at post office....

Ah, ask them not to forget to write your name on the opposite side of the glue end....
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