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SECURE BOAT STORAGE

Premiere Racing is in the process of securing discount storage options for boat owners who competed in Key West Race Week (January 17-21) and are seeking cost effective, secure storage for their boats in the 7-1/2 weeks following our Key West event. We will continue to update this list as we identify additional alternatives. To date we have arranged for the following:  

1)    U Store It

      Special discount rate available for trailered boats that competed in Key West Race Week. This facility has been used in previous years by boat owners participating in SORC. Ideal location / easy access, close to the  Ft Lauderdale Airport (see map at right). Subject to availability so reserve early. Application will be available on this web page soon.

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 Special discount flat rate for Key West boats for the 7-1/2 weeks between events

 Boats 29' or less: $150 plus tax (includes Melges 24s)

 Boats 30'-35': $200 plus tax (includes Mumm 30s and J/105s)

 Normal Monthly Rates: Melges 24  $150;  Mumm 30  $225;  J/105  $250

 Hours of Operation:            Mon-Fri   7:30 am - 7:00 pm

Sat-Sun  8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Closed major holidays

  5 minutes to public boat ramp / 5 minutes to ocean

Located between Port Everglades and Ft. Lauderdale Int'l Airport

 

 

Contact:     Johnnie Gurante  

                  Email      Phone: (954) 525-3040

2010 NE 7th Street

Dania Beach, FL 33004

 

 WEB SITE: springstreet.com/selfstorage/federal/

 

 
   

2)   FAST TRACK YACHT SERVICES (FTYS) will be providing a secure storage location for trailered boats between the Key West and Miami events. FTYS will be providing mobile marina services for both regattas (mast stepping, launching and hauling by crane).
Tel: 858-270-9405
Fax: 858-270-9468
Email: Ed@FastTrackYS.com
Web: FastTrackYS.com

 
   

3)      RIVER BEND MARINA

Full Service -  Storage, launch, haul

    appx. one hour up the river in Ft. Lauderdale

Robert Koch, GM
1515 Southwest 20th St
Ft Lauderdale, FL 33315
 

Tel: 954-523-1832
Email: riverbendmarina@aol.com

Rates:
     55'-$525/mo
     45'-$462/mo
     40-$410/mo
     39 under-$400/mo
   

4)      MARATHON BOAT YARD - Race Week Special

         storage between Key West and Miami Race Weeks

Ridge Gardner, Service Manager
2059 Overseas Hwy - MM 48.2 Ocean
Marathon, FL 33050
 

Tel: 305-743-6341

Fax: 304-743-4042
Email: ridge@marathonboatyard.com

Web: marathonboatyard.com

 

Marathon Boat Yard is an easy daytime run (50 miles) by water from Key West, and 100 miles by water from Marathon to Miami Bach Marina)

 

MBY - a controlling depth of 9 ft coming into the west entrance to Boot Key Harbor and an overhead telephone cable with a charted height of 65'

 

This is good secure yard and very clean.

Premiere Racing Special:
Marathon Boat Yard will prorate( based on # of days) the fee for racers leaving their boats there for the seven week period between the Key West and Miami Race Week events. For example, the prorated cost for a 40' boat stored between the events would be $475 (reg $560).

 

Anyone desiring to take advantage of this offer should contact Ridge Gardner at the numbers or email above.

Regular rates for hauling and storage are as follows:

Haul, Block and Launch ("round trip")
0-30'    $150.00
31-39'    $ 6.00 per foot
40-49'    $ 7.00 per foot
50-59'    $ 8.00 per foot
60-75'    $ 9.00 per foot

See notes on special rates at left.
 

5)   GLADES BOAT STORAGE - Moore Haven, FL -  112 miles from Miami

Boat storage and work area

40 Ton lift

call 863-983-3040 - discounted storage rates available for Key West race week

 

Transportation available from Joule Yacht Transport, Inc.

1-800-237-0727 www.jouleyacht.com

Celebrating 50 years - 1954 - 2004

 
   

6)   BISCAYNE BAY YACHT CLUB (Etchells class only)

Etchells competing in Miami Race Week will dock at BBYC during the event. They also have the capability to store a limited number of boats after the Jaguar Series.  BBYC contact information, rates and application.

 

 
   

7)      Melges 24 Storage at the U.S. Sailing Center

        Space to store up to 10 Melges 24 boats.

        Available from Saturday January 22 to Wednesday March 9, 2004

        Application deadline is January 10 - download the application here

   

8)   DERECKTOR of FLORIDA -  The preferred yard for many of the keel boats that participate in Key West Race Week. 

      Launch, haul, storage (Big boat, full service yard)
Email: sales@derecktor-florida.com
Phone: (954) 920-5756
775 Taylor Lane
Dania, Florida 33004
WEB SITE: www.derecktor.com
- derecktor.com

 
   
   

BOAT STAGING (Mast Step / Launch / Haul)

Depending on the size and type of boat, there are numerous options in and around the Miami area for staging boats, stepping masts, launching and hauling. Premiere Racing is in the process of identifying viable options for boat owners depending on size and class. We will continue to update this list as we identify additional alternatives.

            1)      Fast Track Yacht Services (FTYS)

FTYS will be the mobile marina for Miami Race Week servicing boats ranging in size from 24-35' with crane service to step and unstep masts, launch and haul. Premiere Racing is working with FTYS to secure an appropriate location for mobile marina operations.

Fast Track Yacht Services LLC
Tel: 858-270-9405
Fax: 858-270-9468
Email: Ed@FastTrackYS.com
Web: FastTrackYS.com

2)   Derecktor of Florida (big boat option) 
Launch, haul, storage (Big boat, full service yard)
Email: sales@derecktor-florida.com
Phone: (954) 920-5756
775 Taylor Lane
Dania, Florida 33004
WEB SITE: www.derecktor.com

3)     Etchells Class

Etchells competing in Miami Race Week will stage and dock at BBYC during the event. BBYC contact information, rates and application.

4)      Melges 24 Class

The Melges 24 Class can stage, launch and haul at the Fast Track YS mobile marina or at the Shake-A-Leg facility (SAL) where they will be docked during race week.  SAL - the Biscayne Bay regatta headquarters - has a 20' wide launching ramp.

Important Posting:  Melges 24 Marina Application

5)     J/105 Class

These classes can stage, launch and haul at the Fast Track Yacht Services mobile marina facility (specifics above). 

6)      Launching Ramps

Premiere Racing is in the process of locating launching ramps in the Miami area for launching trailered racing boats and support boats.