Anchorage Inventory

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Name County City
Sarasota Sarasota
Lee Ft. Myers, Cape Coral
Lee Boca Grande
Manatee Palmetto, Bradenton
Charlotte Punta Gorda, Englewood
Lee Ft. Myers, Sanibel
Charlotte Punta Gorda, Port Charlotte
Lee Ft. Myers, St. James City
Manatee Palmetto, Bradenton
Lee Ft. Myers, Sanibel
Collier Naples,Bonita Springs
Charlotte Punta Gorda, Port Charlotte
Charlotte Englewood
Collier Marco Island
Lee Ft. Myers, Cape Coral
Collier Naples
Manatee Palmetto, Bradenton
Sarasota Englewood
Collier Marco Island
Charlotte Punta Gorda, Port Charlotte
Manatee Sarasota, Bradenton
Manatee Sarasota, Bradenton
Charlotte Ft. Myers,Ft. Myers Beach
Lee Ft. Myers, Cape Coral
Manatee Palmetto, Bradenton
Collier Naples
Sarasota Sarasota
Manatee Palmetto, Bradenton
Lee Ft. Myers, Boca Grande,Punta Gorda
Lee Ft. Myers, Boca Grande,Punta Gorda
Lee Ft. Myers, Boca Grande,Punta Gorda
Lee Ft. Myers
Charlotte Ft. Myers,Sanibel
Sarasota Sarasota
Lee Ft. Myers, Sanibel
Lee Ft. Myers, Sanibel
Lee Ft. Myers, Sanibel
Lee Ft. Myers, Sanibel
Sarasota Sarasota
Charlotte Englewood
Charlotte Englewood
Manatee Palmetto, Bradenton
Lee Ft. Myers, Boca Grande,Punta Gorda
Sarasota Venice
Lee Ft. Myers
Lee Ft. Myers, St. James Cit

This website provides resident and transient boaters with an easy-to-use selection guide to anchorages in southwest Florida. The information is based on local knowledge provided by numerous boating organizations and on a Florida Sea Grant research project involving several hundred volunteer boaters.

All of these anchorages were selected to accommodate vessels with a draft of 5 feet or greater (many can accommodate a draft of 6 feet or more), except for three with an approach channel depth of 4 feet (Yacht Club Colony, Power Plant Slough, and Point Blanco #2). The average distance between anchorages on the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway is 4.85 miles, but be forewarned: depending on the particular stretch of waterway, weather conditions, and crowding, it may be necessary to travel a much farther distance to reach appropriate and available shelter.

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