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Old 15-02-2010, 06:14   #1
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Marina / Boatyard - Mobile Bay

Hi all,

Work is taking me inland and I'm going to use the opportunity for some long-overdue upgrades on the hard. I'm looking for a sailboat-friendly DIY boatyard/Marina ranging from Mobile Bay to Pensacola. Long-term storage is also a need.

Does anyone have any suggestions?

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Old 15-02-2010, 07:19   #2
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All I know is Dog River Marina, which may or may not have a boat yard. You may call them for suggestions.

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Old 31-03-2010, 19:06   #3
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Barber Marina on the ICW near Orange Beach, Alabama is a DYI boatyard. They are new and appear to have lots of space for storage. I have a hurricane plan with them and my association with them thus far has been great. They seem comfortable with sailboats.
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Old 31-03-2010, 20:46   #4
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Bayou Chico in Pensacola has a couple nice ones,

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Pelican's Perch Marina and Boatyard - Pensacola, Florida (formerly known as Brown's Marina)

really well protected waters off the Pensacola Bay.
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Old 01-04-2010, 02:36   #5
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Try Turner in mobile don't know if diy but seem not expensive.marc
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Old 01-04-2010, 06:59   #6
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Highly reccomend Patti's Boat Storage


Located in Bayou Chico. Lot's of DIY boats. Great people. We were hauled out here for several months last huricane season. Bayou Chico is a great, protected bayou, as a previous poster mentioned. We are there now.

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Old 01-04-2010, 09:28   #7
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ah yes dog river off mobile bay .. grew up there with many happy memories

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