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Old 02-09-2009
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Boat Donation in Florida?

I have been asked to recommend a good charity to which a friend can donate a boat in Florida. It needs to be a recognized charity or organization for deductibility reasons, etc.

Anyone have any recommendations?
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The Chapman School of Seamanship is a non-profit and they take in lots of power and sail boats.

Charles F. Chapman School of Seamanship, Inc

Dunno if you want something that will give you more of a warm fuzzy feeling but I am sure there are other places out there. Not sure how many would take a boat though just because of the hassles of selling it/storing it.
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There is an organization called Safe Harbor Boys Home. It takes in young troubled boys and gives them a learning experience. I have worked with the boys and I was really impressed. It is a real good cause. You can check them out on this link Working Together.

Tell them Dave sent you from Green Cove Springs Marina.

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Clearwater Marine Science Center is a great organization, full Non-profit. They do a lot of boat donations. I've bought two and donated one.
Clearwater Marine Aquarium - Official Homepage of Clearwater Marine Aquarium
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Consider the Edison Sailing Center!
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There are also plenty of Sea Scout organizations to consider.

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