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Boot Key Harbor.com
Boot Key Harbor.com
A Boaters Cruising Guide to Marathon and the Florida Keys ...
If you're into boating and just want "Local Information" without glamourous advertising and promotion of expensive marinas and restaurants, then start here. Lisa & I have been based out of Marathon in the center of the Keys for more than 23 years now (2019). I'm a past Commander of our local US Power Squadron, past Port and Fleet Captain, and Board of Governors of the Marathon Yacht Club, and an avid boater. We're liveaboards that have routinely cruised from the Great Lakes to the Florida Keys on the Great Loop routes, plus cruised the Bahamas and Cuba over the years.
Copyright 2000 - 2015 by "Gregory Absten"    All Rights reserved    E-Mail: CapnGreg@BootKeyHarbor.com
This is a "Hobby" boating website created by Capt Gregory Absten.
... Non-Commercial and no Advertising accepted - "Real" Boating.
                  2019 Boot Key Harbor 23rd Annual Christmas Boat Parade
                        
... Founded in 1997 by Gregory Absten and Sam Nelson

Hosted by Marathon Marina and Resort
Saturday December 14, 2019
CLICK HERE FOR THE INFO FLYER
( opens as a MS Word doc)
$500 GRAND PRIZE!
Please call (305) 743-6575 for more detail and to register your boat
There has been recent confusion over this long standing BKH Boat parade with new holiday activities at Faro Blanco Resort Bayside, and possibly with Marathon Rotary. They do have some separate activities, but they DO NOT sponsor nor run the annual Harbor Boat Parade. Please contact Marathon Marina to register.

Gregory Absten - Co-founder of the Boot Key Harbor Boat Parade.
Educational Officer of Marathon Sail and Power Squadron
BKH West Channel Entrance
" ... what makes this site a jewel is the Cruising section. You can learn about Boot Key Harbor, local fishing, diving, the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary and Cruising the Keys. . . . . A must-see for the Florida Cruiser!"                               - Louise Coulson,  Living Aboard Magazine, Jan/Feb 2000
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