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Marathon Marina - Boot Key Harbor

Boot Key Harbor City Marina in Marathon is located behind Boot Key and surrounded by water on three sides which protects it from bad weather. That makes it a perfect place to moor a boat and explore the keys.

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Boot Key Harbor

Boot Key Harbor in Marathon has a large mooring field

Primarily a mooring area for sailboats, Boot Key Harbor Marina has about 225 mooring buoys and is home to many seasonal visitors and some permanent live aboards.

City of Marathon Boot Key Marina
800 35th Street Ocean
Marathon, Florida 33050
Mile Marker 49
(305) 289-8877 or VHF Channel 16

Getting to the Marathon Marina by Car

To get the marina by car take US1 to Marathon and turn east at the sign that says “City of Marathon Municipal park and Book Key Marina”. Follow the road to the end and bare right.

Getting the Marina by Boat

There are two approaches to Boot Key Marina.  The main entrance is from the west and has a controlling depth of 6 feet (mean low water).

Main Channel
Latitude N 24 41’ 97.8”
Longitude W 81 07’ 21.1”

Secondary Channel
Sister Creek runs from the Atlantic Ocean into Boot Key Harbor. This smaller channel has a depth of 4.2 feet (mean low water). This inlet is typically used by smaller boats with a shallow draft.

Sister Creek
Latitude N 24 41’ 25.0”
Longitude W 81 05’ 19.6”


Boot Key Harbor Mooring

The mooring area at Boot Key Harbor, Marathon Florida

More than 300 boats can be seen in the Boot Key Harbor Marina tied up to moorings, anchored, or docked. The majority of boats are sail boats but there are power boats as well.  There is a large dingy docking area where boats can keep their dingy while moored at Boot Key Harbor.

Boot Key Harbor has a long dock that is available on a first come first serve basis. It is commonly full.

Marina Services

Boot Harbor has bathrooms, showers, pump out, laundry facilities and will dispose of your garbage and recycling.

Boat Ramp in Marathon
There is no boat ramp or fuel dock at boot key harbor. The closest boat ramp is at harbor Point Marine. Harbor Point Marine also offers boat rentals on daily and weekly basis and they both inshore and off shore boats.

Harbor Point Marine
4681 Overseas Highway
Marathon, FL 33050

Boot Key Harbor Docks Dingys

Dingy docks for boats moored at Boot Key Harbor, Marathon Florida

Boot Key Harbor Docks

The docks at Boot Key Harbor, Marathon, FL

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