July 8, 2021

Keywest PostcardPhoto Credit: Emily Sipe

The Moorings, is delighted to announce they have established charter operations in Key West, FL beginning in the 2021 charter season. In partnership with Florida Yachts Charters, a variety of charter options will be available, with both Bareboat and Skippered yacht charters available aboard Sailing catamarans and monohulls, as well as Power catamarans. This new base joins The Moorings’ growing list of destinations now available for charters in 2021.

Ocean's Edge Resort Marina

 

 

Ocean’s Edge Resort & Marina where the majority of the Key West fleet is located

Accessible by car, by plane or by ferry, Key West has long been a sought-after destination for vacationers and boaters alike, boasting incredible scenery both on the water and on shore. The Moorings charter operation will be located at Ocean’s Edge Marina & Resort, and at Stock Island Marina Village, making it easy to explore all that the Florida Keys have to offer.

Sea Lyon

 

 

Sea Lyon under way to Looe Key reef

From Key West - the southernmost point in the continental U.S. - guests are free to explore the expansiveness of the Florida Keys, from the bustling nightlife of Key West’s Mallory Square and Duval Street, to the laid back atmospheres of Marathon and Islamorada. The Dry Tortugas National Park to the west is also a popular bucket list item for many boaters.

American Shoal Lighthouse

 

 

 

 

 

American Shoal Lighthouse

“We are thrilled to launch Key West as our newest destination,” says Josie Tucci, VP of Sales and Marketing. “Yacht charters in Florida have proven to be an appealing option for our guests since the launch of the St. Petersburg, FL operation last year, and it is very exciting to now add Key West to our list of U.S.-based operations.”

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