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Old 09-03-2019, 06:54 PM
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Originally Posted by Sea Tow Patrick View Post
No, there are no "salvage rights" in Florida. You cannot just take a boat because you find it somewhere. I'm guessing this is an insurance claim waiting to happen but his public Facebook profile and news attention is going to make this a tough sell to the adjuster.
You may want to research this a bit deeper. Maritime laws trump all state and federal laws.

However this particular situation may not apply since the boat is basically in a park... not the ocean or navigable coastal waters.
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