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    Fish, Float and Fun – Boat Ramps and Marinas in SoFla



    Hello our #SoooBoca and South Florida friends! We took a quick trip to the Florida Keys to do a little fishing and Keys time stuff and thought that we would pop up a post with a list of marinas and boat ramps in our area that are open to the public! Whether fishing, diving or pleasure boating there is a plethora of things to do on the water all over #SoooFlorida. From the beautiful blue Atlantic ocean to the intracoastal and local lakes we enjoy South Floridians love their water activities! Do you have a favorite marina? We would love for you to comment and share!

    Fun fact…did you know about the  Florida Council of Yacht Clubs a fantastic organization made up of 36 yacht clubs located around the state from the panhandle to the Florida Keys. Check out the boating activities and information about becoming a member of this boating organization.

    Since fishing has been a big part of our family we thought we would also add some great organizations that can help you learn how to fish! Yes ladies you can learn from some of the best in our fabulous state of Florida! Check out Ladies, Lets Go Fishing founded by Betty Bauman who says over 8000 women have learned to fish over the last 20 years due to her organization!

    PS…since this is being written from one of our faves, Key Largo, note they are having an event here June 23-24 Keys Fishing Adventure Learning on the Water but if you can’t wait they have some events in Palm Beach trips to Cuba planned (go to the link and confirm any and all details). While you are at it check out the International Women’s Fishing Association for some great history on amazing women anglers!

    Keep in mind the State of Florida has amazing fishing clinics for kids and people of all ages so check out this link for more details Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission

    If diving and snorkeling are your thing you can get with local dive shops and dive boats that are all around South Florida. Looking to get more info on getting started we have a link to Yelp to help you out! Boca has some great shops including Force-E and Dixie Divers that can guide you on all your diving needs. Favorite dive shop? Lets us know in the comments below!

    Lastly we have included some links to help you find public boat ramps and marinas around South Florida. Just click on the links and remember some require a city permit/sticker so know before you go! Please do you own due diligence and contact cities, counties and marinas for the most up to date information. We also like to travel and usually it involves water of some sort so check out our travel vlogs!

    Thinking of buying a boat or a house that has a dock or slip? Let us know as we can refer you to yacht brokers we know and of course two of the #SoooBoca squad are Realtors (Michele Bee and Kylie Bee are with RE/Max Services) and can help you with buying that waterfront home for your boat…or boats!

    Some Additional Resources:

    Boating Industry News 

    Palm Beach Boat Show  

    Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show 

    Silver Palm Park Ramp Boca Raton

    Florida Public Boat Ramp Finder

    Here are a few in our area please click on the link above for ramps all over Florida:

    Silver Palm Boat Ramp
    600 East Palmetto Road
    Boca Raton, FL 33432

    Mangrove Park Boat Ramp
    1211 South Federal Highway
    Delray Beach, FL 33483

    Harvey Oyer Park/Formerly Boat Club Park Boat Ramp
    2010 North Federal Highway
    Boynton Beach, FL 33435

    Bryant Park North Boat Ramp
    78 2nd Avenue South
    Lake Worth, FL 33460

    Lake Park Marina Boat Ramp
    105 Lake Shore Drive
    Lake Park, FL 33403

    Juno Park Boat Ramp on Eastern Side of Intracoastal
    2090 Juno Road
    Juno Beach, FL 33408

    Jim Barry Light Harbor Park Boat Ramp
    1800 Broadway
    Riviera Beach, FL 33404

    Currie Park Boat Ramp
    26th Street & North Flagler Drive
    West Palm Beach, FL 33407

    Burt Reynolds Park & Boat Ramp
    805 North US1
    Jupiter, FL 33477

    Marinas in Palm Beach County 

    Here are a few in our area, for a fuller list click on the above link:

    Marina Delray

    City Marina

    Murrelle Marine

    Boynton Harbor Marina

    Palm Beach Yacht Center

    Gateway Marina

    Suntex Marina

    Marinas In Broward County

    Here are a few in our area, for a fuller list click on the above link:

    Lighthouse Point Marina

    Two Georges at The Cove Marina – Deerfield Beach

    Marina One – Deerfield Beach

    Aquamarine Hidden Harbor – Pompano Beach

    Sands Harbor Resort and Marina

    Lauderdale Marina

    Riverfront Marina – Ft. Lauderdale


    Stay safe on the water, follow the rules and regulations and never drink and drive a boat. Please remember to do your due diligence and refer directly to any organizations or companies linked here for the most up to date information.