Whether your boat is self-trailered, professionally transported or delivered to Key West on its own bottom, there are various transporter, boatyard, marina and mobile marina options between Palm Beach and Key West to utilize for your race week needs.
Independently Owned and Operated
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There are usually ongoing road construction activities and lane closures on US 1 south of Florida City (Homestead).
Motorists are encouraged to call 511 or to check fl511.com before travelling to get real-time traffic and lane closure information.
Premiere Racing will be in regular contact with the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) and local agencies. We will post relevant information and updates as we learn about activities that might impact boats coming to Key West in December or January.
Individuals should contact the FDOT permit office (see below) directly regarding current travel/permit status for their particular transit times and dates as the situation is subject to change on short notice. Please be advised of the following permit requirements and be sure to make your arrangements as soon as reasonably possible.
Note: Blanket Permits are not valid through the Keys for boats over 10’ wide. You would need to apply with FDOT for an individual trip permit.
Advice from FDOT: Apply for your permit and they will work through details and requirements with each applicant. Their website has information and the permit forms:
Phone: 850-410-5777 (ask for a trip technician)
Other FDOT telephone numbers:
(850) 414-4100 or Toll Free at 866-374-FDOT (3368).
Monroe County Sheriff Office
$160 ($40/hr, 4 hr min.)
Contact: Sgt. Sue Morgan: 305-797-0112 or
Lt. Corey Bryan: 305-853-3211
Dockwise Yacht Transport (DYT) is the world’s leading provider of logistic solutions tailored to the mobility needs of the global yachting community. Based in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, DYT currently operates a fleet of four dedicated, semi-submersible yacht carriers on a liner service. DYT is taking yacht transport into a new era by introducing the world’s first specifically-built yacht carrier, YACHT EXPRESS, allowing more frequent sailing coverage to popular destinations.
Dockwise Yacht Transport is the most trusted name in the yacht transport industry and has proven its expertise in more than 8,000 operations since launching the service in 1989.
World leaders in the safe global shipment of yachts, RIBs, support containers and all yachting equipment for more than 30 years. They offer float on-float off, as well as lift on and off services. They also take care of delivery of masts, rigging, sails and equipment. They offer weekly service to and from the US, Caribbean, Europe, Baltic, Med, Far East & Middle East. A dock to dock service.
Hampshire (Head Office)
Peters & May Limited
Unit 9, Goodwood Road
United Kingdom SO50 4NT
Phone: + 44 (0) 23 80 480 500
Fax: + 44 (0) 23 80 480 400
Contact: CEO David Holley, firstname.lastname@example.org
Peters & May
110 E. Broward Blvd., Suite 1761
Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33301 U.S.A.
Sevenstar is now the largest lift on yacht transporter in the world. They move TP52's, Swan 45's, Farr 40's, Swan 601's, Maxi's, etc on a regular basis. They offer WORLDWIDE service with regular routes and special tailor made service. Racing yachts are usually shipped with stepped mast on their own or on our cradle. All transports are including an all risk transport insurance. They also offer a service from the West Med to Florida on a regular basis. Even a service from the WC and from the Far East is something they can offer.
Contact: Richard Klabbers
Phone: +31 20 4488590
Fax: +31 20 4488596