SailNet Community - Reply to Topic

   Search Sailnet:

 forums  store  


Quick Menu
Forums           
Articles          
Galleries        
Boat Reviews  
Classifieds     
Search SailNet 
Boat Search (new)

Shop the
SailNet Store
Anchor Locker
Boatbuilding & Repair
Charts
Clothing
Electrical
Electronics
Engine
Hatches and Portlights
Interior And Galley
Maintenance
Marine Electronics
Navigation
Other Items
Plumbing and Pumps
Rigging
Safety
Sailing Hardware
Trailer & Watersports
Clearance Items

Advertise Here






Go Back   SailNet Community > Out There > Cruising & Liveaboard Forum > Florida Anchoring Law Victory...
 Not a Member? 


Thread: Florida Anchoring Law Victory... Reply to Thread
Title:
  

By choosing to post the reply below you agree to the rules you agreed to when joining Sailnet.
Click Here to view those rules.

Message:
Trackback:
Send Trackbacks to (Separate multiple URLs with spaces) :
Post Icons
You may choose an icon for your message from the following list:
 

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the SailNet Community forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
Please note: After entering 3 characters a list of Usernames already in use will appear and the list will disappear once a valid Username is entered.
User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



Click here to view the posting rules you are bound to when clicking the
'Submit Reply' button below


Additional Options
Miscellaneous Options

Click here to view the posting rules you are bound to when clicking the
'Submit Reply' button below


Topic Review (Newest First)
10-27-2007 12:59 PM
camaraderie HS...agreed that things could be overturned...but the real meaning of this case is that other counties with restrictions that contravene the recently enacted state law will now have to think twice about their likelihood of success if they try to ignore the law and pass and defend illegal local ordinances.
I agree that it has no impact outside of Florida, but FL is the state I've found to have the most restrictive ordinances.
For anyone anchoring in Florida...remember if asked that you are FULL TIME CRUISERS...not LIVEABOARDS as this will protect you under the law.
10-27-2007 11:39 AM
hellosailor Claiborne I appluade the news--but suggest no one touch the champagne yet. A state county judge is one of the most "inferior" courts in the land, and his ruling is precendent probably only in his county--most states would not require it to be honored anywhere else. Other states would not accept it as binding precedent at all.

So unless there are no appeals, and the case is allowed to remain unchallenged, and Florida *requires* it to be held as binding precendent in other counties...it doesn't mean anything more than "OK, you can anchor at Marcos Island this way."

Still, every small victory against the bastards counts!
10-27-2007 11:22 AM
sailaway21 Hopefully it will be appealed to a higher court, and sustained, resulting in a state-wide, versus county-wide, precedent.
10-27-2007 08:15 AM
PBzeer Hopefully, this won't be appealed and overturned by a more government friendly judge.
10-27-2007 07:43 AM
ebs001 Great news. The cruisers net suggests sending a congratulatory email to CruisingWriter@CruisersNet.net which I have done and encourage all cruisers to do.
10-26-2007 10:25 PM
sailingdog Hopefully, this precedent will help in other states as well.
10-26-2007 10:12 PM
camaraderie Great News for all. Kudos to Claiborne and all who fought this battle.
10-26-2007 09:54 PM
xort Hopefully there will be huge raftup scheduled soon for Marco!
10-26-2007 09:27 PM
Trekka
Florida Anchoring Law Victory...

(Reposted with permission)

JUDGE RULES IN FAVOR OF MARCO ISLAND CRUISERS!

MARCO ISLAND ANCHORAGE REGULATIONS RULED
"INCONSISTENT WITH FLORIDA STATE LAW"
HUGE VICTORY FOR THE ENTIRE CRUISING COMMUNITY!!!!

Hello Fellow Cruisers:

We have just received word of an EXTREMELY IMPORTANT LEGAL RULING WHICH WILL AFFECT ALL CRUISERS WHO ANCHOR, OR PLAN TO ANCHOR, ON FLORIDIAN WATERS!!!!! As you can see from the headlines above, Collier County Judge Rob Crown, has struck down the much discussed Marco Island local anchorage regulations!

We have just posted a full story about this IMPORTANT news on the special "Marco Island Mess" page of the Salty Southeast Cruisers' Net. I urge ALL CRUISERS ON THIS ALERT LIST to check out this story without delay,. And, PLEASE help us get the word out about this story to other members of the cruising community who are not members of this Alert List. Those of you who are members of MTOA, SSCA, the AGLCA and the GL (Great Loop) mailing lists, please reproduce this e-mail on your lists. Members of yacht clubs and US Power Squadrons will also want to get this important word out to their members. And, before someone asks, this story is a bit too lengthy to simply include in this e-mail. That's why everyone is being referred to the Salty Southeast Cruisers' Net.

So, to read about this great victory for the entire cruising community, go without delay to http://www.CruisersNet.net. Peruse the navigational buttons along the left side of the page, and find the "Cruising News From" section. Click on the "Marco Island Mess" link/button and you're off and running!

Good luck and good cruising!

Claiborne S. Young
CruisingWriter@CruisersNet.net
http://www.CruisersNet.net

 
Posting Rules
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may post attachments
You may edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 01:54 PM.

Add to My Yahoo!         
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
SEO by vBSEO 3.6.1
(c) Marine.com LLC 2000-2012

The SailNet.com store is owned and operated by a company independent of the SailNet.com forum. You are now leaving the SailNet forum. Click OK to continue or Cancel to return to the SailNet forum.