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Florida: Miami to Key West

by s/v Zephyrus

MAP Florida Keys

Day 1

Sail out of Miami area and sail south down Biscayne Bay, anchor on inside of Elliott Key (swim, snorkel, beach). Spend the afternoon there then sail a little further south to spend the night behind Pumpkin Key. (17nm)

Day 2

Sail through Angel Fish Creek to the outside at high tide. Sail to Carysfort Reef and Elbow Reef and snorkel mid-morning to mid-afternoon. Sail south to Key Largo and anchor behind Rodriguez Key or, pull into Marina Del Mar. (26 nm)

Day 3

Sail south to Indian & Lignumvatae Keys and Robbie's. Play all day visiting historical Keys, snorkeling, swimming, fishing, rent jet skis or kayaks, feed tarpon.

Day 4

Sail Full day to Marathon. Spend the night at Marathon Marina. (47nm)

Day 5

TURN AROUND. Sail to Rodriguez Key. Dinner and spend the night at anchor or in Marina Del Mar and dine ashore in Key Largo, maybe explore a little.

Day 6

Sail north toward Angel Fish Creek snorkeling and swimming Molasses Reef, Carysfort Reef, and the Marine Sanctuary along the way.

Day 7

Sail all day to Government Cut and into Miami sailing with the Gulf Stream. Anchor or Marina for the night.

Day 8

ENJOY your last morning aboard. Disembark by noon.


Remember, there are many variations to this sample itinerary. Your charter will be customized to fulfill the dreams of your charter party. That's the beauty of a crewed charter yacht sailing vacation.

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