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Old 06-13-2019, 11:21 AM
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Headed to Marathon in August, usually stop in Islamorada so this is new to me. Pulling my boat so will the MM54 boat launch handle a 34 foot boat, if not what is suggested.
Old 06-13-2019, 12:17 PM
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We are headed down tomorrow with a 34’ I was told 33th street launch was good
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Old 06-13-2019, 12:32 PM
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I've always launched at 33rd Street.
Old 06-13-2019, 02:45 PM
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I would definitely use the 33rd St ramp for a boat that size.
The ramp at MM54 is not bad but the water gets pretty skinny at low tide...there is limited room to maneuver your truck and trailer as well..pretty tight to US1.
Old 06-13-2019, 03:06 PM
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33rd st for sure.
Old 06-13-2019, 03:40 PM
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Don't bother with MM54 near the Island Fish Co. go to 33rd St and don't look back.
Old 06-13-2019, 06:45 PM
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Thanks all for the advice, looking at charts I am not to concerned about the water, there is plenty for me. The boat and tow rig were my concern at 54 viewing sat photos, so 33 it is.

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