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For me, living in a marina would be like living in a parking lot. Being at anchor is the best. More privacy, better breeze flow through the boat (often the boat points into the wind, but there is lots of tide flow in SE Florida, so not always), the million dollar view, and the freedom to move somewhere else if desired. You would just need some kind of power generation via wind/solar or even generator.
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I'll explore the idea but I think I like the convenience of a dock.
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Florida has been in the news a lot in recent years, passed a new statute defining liveaboards, and is in the middle of a huge fight with the municipalities concerning who will regulate what and how. You might want to take a good look before considering living aboard anchored out. (The rich people never do like the hoi poloi ruining the view, you know.)
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Boot Key harbor down on Marathon in the Keys: Boot Key Harbor
Lots of live aboard folks there.
Your draft sounds a bit deep for easy access though.
BKH/Marathon is a pretty long drive to/from Miami.

BTW -- 5'6" draft is no problem at BKH, but you'll need to enter via the main channel from the SW. Great mooring field, with fair/decent facilities ashore.
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