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Old 27-06-2010, 10:59   #1
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New to the forum looking for advise and direction for South Florida on a budget. Minimilist 33 y/o
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Old 27-06-2010, 16:23   #2
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South Florida is far more expensive than other parts of the state.
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Old 27-06-2010, 17:09   #3
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Is your preference the Atlantic or Gulf side. 28' Seafarer
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Old 04-07-2010, 12:32   #4
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Welcome to CF….. looks like you are getting some very minimalistic answers…Lol

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Old 04-07-2010, 13:27   #6
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Yeah...pretty quiet on the snoot smashers post here...
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Hello and welcome.

Since the question was pretty general and non specific an answer that addresses your question necessarily will also be somewhat general and not specific.

In general south Florida is by far the most expensive part of the state. Marinas will usually run minimum $600-$800/month. North Florida if you look around you can cut that in half.

Maybe you can elaborate a little on exactly what it is you are seeking.
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That is very true. Basically, after thinking about it for a bit, Im looking for winter refuge from DFW. I work offshore so the 28/28 scheudle applies. Not ruling out Padre's or Aransas Pass. Looking for a cheap marina with basic services. South florida is most attractive for the season.
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Well, unless your definition of cheap differs from mine, you will not find cheap in south Florida, at least on the east coast. Pretty much once you get south of Jupiter you run out of cheap and right into expensive.

West side you will have a little better shot. Try Naples or the Ft Meyers area. To see a pretty comprehensive list of marinas go to activecaptain
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Thats a great site. Thanks for the info. According to you phrase about rust, I think we are on the same page on cost...and it never sleeps...
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