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Old 05-15-2019, 12:39 PM
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Default One night boat storage in Miami near Hialeah?

Hi Guys - Hope you can help me out with some advice. I am traveling down to the keys next weekend and trailering my boat (24 foot bay boat), and have to make a business stop in Miami near Hialeah near the turnpike. Can anyone recommend a place to drop my boat for the night?
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Old 05-15-2019, 12:42 PM
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I wouldn't!

Curious to see what others say though.
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Old 05-15-2019, 12:43 PM
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Leave on the road in Ft Laud, it will end up in Hialeah, for free.
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Originally Posted by Blazer7420 View Post
Leave on the road in Ft Laud, it will end up in Hialeah, for free.
^ Either of the previous reply's will work. Sad, but true.
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You can't drop it at my house if you like ...

I live a bit west of Fort Laud airpot close to the Turnpike ...

Gated community ...
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Lord. I’d add spot trace
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Old 05-15-2019, 04:25 PM
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Maybe park it at a police station, even then I wouldn’t feel safe leaving it in that neck of the woods.
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Old 05-15-2019, 04:35 PM
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Only good thing I can imagine is that most of the local boat/motor thieves usually are up in PB/Martin/ or St. Lucie County after dark.

Do you have good insurance and need a new engine?
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This has got to be a joke... keep your boat far away from that area.

Like asking where to store a few gold necklaces overnight in Harlem back in the day.
Or
Where can I keep some new rims for my Benz overnight in the southside of Chicago?

I have a few more but you get it?

Considering the avg house in HiaStealya has 2 copart boats and a few engines with the serials stripped in their front yard should raise a few red flags.

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Old 05-15-2019, 07:30 PM
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If you are leaving the boat overnight somewhere, that implies that you are also staying overnight someplace. Why not park the boat wherever you are staying? A hotel parking lot is probably as safe a place as any. Most of them in that area have security patrols.
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Many insurance policies will not cover your boat if it is on a trailer and not secured in a locked fenced in area.
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Originally Posted by jillybird View Post
Many insurance policies will not cover your boat if it is on a trailer and not secured in a locked fenced in area.
You have seen this printed in your / an insurance policy? Id like to see that... what insurer?
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Go to a nearby bank and get a loan for $5000. Leave your boat as collateral. They put it in a secure lot. Come back the next day, pay off the loan and a couple bucks interest. Take boat with you.
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Swing by a local fire station. Bring plenty of pie & icecream. Been done before.
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Thanks guys. Some of your responses are cracking me up. Obviously I'm not familiar with the area, and I didn't realize it was such a dangerous place to park a boat overnight. I'll figure something out. I like the fire station idea. If I go that route I'll post about the experience. Maybe a cooler full of steaks?
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Originally Posted by BlueWaterDocks View Post
Thanks guys. Some of your responses are cracking me up. Obviously I'm not familiar with the area, and I didn't realize it was such a dangerous place to park a boat overnight. I'll figure something out. I like the fire station idea. If I go that route I'll post about the experience. Maybe a cooler full of steaks?
im not joking when I tell you 90% of stolen boats are recovered there. I would say put a boot on it but they would steal the motor.
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I think some of these posts are a bit exaggerated but yes it is definitely a higher risk area. Where are you staying over night, I would talk to them first to see if they have secured parking. If it was me I'd feel better leaving it in a different area.
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im not joking when I tell you 90% of stolen boats are recovered there. I would say put a boot on it but they would steal the motor.
And the Boot.
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im not joking when I tell you 90% of stolen boats are recovered there. I would say put a boot on it but they would steal the motor.
And the boot .
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Originally Posted by triplenet View Post
You can't drop it at my house if you like ...

I live a bit west of Fort Laud airpot close to the Turnpike ...

Gated community ...
I’d take this guy up on his offer.
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