Bimini Basin - Florida Sea Grant

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Bimini Basin

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Site ratings
Storm protection: good
Bottom holding: poor
Scenic beauty: fair
Tranquility: poor
Overall site rating: medium
Recreational characteristics
Activites: day sailing
Facilities: shopping
Overall site rating: low
Shoreside profile
Natural: no
Public access: yes
Commercial access: no
100% private: no
High Use or "Popular"
Low use (ie, "undiscovered"): yes
Small craft and water sports: no
Anchoring: no
Size: medium

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  • Minimum Approach Depth: 6 ft.

  • Depth In Anchorage: 6 ft.

  • Lat 26 33.6' N

  • Lon 81 57.9' W

  • (use Chart 11427 for navigation)

  • Sailing vessels: note 55 foot clearance power cable.

   Tucked deep within a maze of Canals, this anchorage offers outstanding protection in all weathers. It is about 15 minutes at idle speed from the Okeechobee Waterway.
   Just east of green 83 and red 82, bead north into the privately marked channel and follow it left, then right through the homes that line each side.
   The channel empties into a large, deep basin. There is a public park at one end. A convenience store is across the street from the park. A bank, bakery, service station, hardware store, ice and groceries are all within walking distance.

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