Reservations: Step 1

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+ AMM

Meeting Point: AMM

The primary site of the Apalachicola Maritime Museum located at the waterfront in downtown Apalachicola behind the Franklin County courthouse with docks on the Apalachicola River.

Phone: 850-653-2500
Website: www.AMMFL.org
Address:

103 Water StreetApalachicola, FL 32320


Driving Directions:

Look to the right as you pass over the bridge heading west into Apalachicola. You will see the concrete docks on the right. Take your first right after the bridge and then the second right past the courthouse onto Water Street. Go 100 yards to 103 Water Street.


Linked Map: Click here to view a Google map of this location.
Services:

Boat tours, eco and historical tours, barrier island excurions, kayak and canoe trips.

Trip Map:

Trips

+ VFE - Visit, Fee Entry

Provides access to the Museum displays, library and docks with permission to go aboard the vessels.  If a trip has been purchased, the Entry Fee is included.

Price: $5.00 USD (Members: $0.00 USD)
Duration: 0 hours
Distance: 0 Miles

Starting and Ending Point: AMM Visitor Ctr

Apalachicola Maritime Museum Visitor Center

+ July 3 Independence Celebration Cookout

July 3 - Enjoy the downtown parade at 6:00 p.m., the join us at the Maritime Museum at 7:00 p.m. for an All-American cookout complete with homemade ice cream. After the sun sets, enjoy an outstanding waterfront view of the fireworks from our docks.  $20. 

 

 

Price: $20.00 USD (Members: $0.00 USD)
Duration: 1 to 3 hours
Distance: 0 Miles

Starting and Ending Point: AMM Visitor Ctr

Apalachicola Maritime Museum Visitor Center

+ VMS - Visit, Museum Store

All products are purchased by using the Museum Store Visit trip on the Step 2: Select a Trip page.  This trip is priced at $0.00 (has no charge).   All store purchases are selected in the Step 5 Upgrades page and then you proceed to checkout in the normal fashion.  Manifests for non trip sales do not need to be printed or scanned.

Price: $0.00 USD (Members: $0.00 USD)
Duration: 0 hours
Distance: 0 Miles

Starting and Ending Point: AMM Visitor Ctr

Apalachicola Maritime Museum Visitor Center

+ VCB - Visit, Consignment, Belinda

Same as a Museum Store visit, except that the products listed on the Step 5, Upgrades, are those provided by the consignment vendor.  In this case it is the bakery products prepared by Belinda.

Price: $1.00 USD (Members: $0.00 USD)
Duration: 0 hours
Distance: 0 Miles

Starting and Ending Point: AMM Visitor Ctr

Apalachicola Maritime Museum Visitor Center

+ VCC - Visit, Consignment, Caty

Same as a Museum Store visit, except that the products listed on the Step 5, Upgrades, are those provided by the consignment vendor.  In this case it is the bakery products prepared by Caty Green.

Price: $0.00 USD (Members: $0.00 USD)
Duration: 0 hours
Distance: 0 Miles

Starting and Ending Point: AMM Visitor Ctr

Apalachicola Maritime Museum Visitor Center

+ VCH - Visit, Consignment, James Hargrove

Same as a Museum Store visit, except that the products listed on the Step 5 Upgrades, are those provided by the consignment vendor. In this case it is James L. Hargrove.

Price: $15.00 USD (Members: $15.00 USD)
Duration: 0 days
Distance: 0 Miles

Starting and Ending Point: AMM Visitor Ctr

Apalachicola Maritime Museum Visitor Center

+ VCP - Visit, Consignment, Paul Arsenault

Paul Arsenault Consignments

Price: $20.00 USD (Members: $15.00 USD)
Duration: 1 day
Distance: 30 Miles

Starting and Ending Point: AMM Visitor Ctr

Apalachicola Maritime Museum Visitor Center

+ VCD - Visit, Consignment, Dave

Same as a Museum Store visit, except that the products listed on the Step 5, Upgrades, are those provided by the consignment vendor.  In this case it is the Island Time Pets Merchandise by Captin Dave Bill.

Price: $0.00 USD (Members: $0.00 USD)
Duration: 1 hour
Distance: 0 Miles

Starting and Ending Point: AMM Visitor Ctr

Apalachicola Maritime Museum Visitor Center

+ VFL - Visit, Fee Lecture

This is the same as the Museum Entry Fee, except that it includes attendance at the lecture event and the low country boil on the docks afterwards.

Price: $20.00 USD (Members: $20.00 USD)
Duration: 0 hours
Distance: 0 Miles

Starting and Ending Point: AMM Visitor Ctr

Apalachicola Maritime Museum Visitor Center

+ VDC - Visitor, Daily Recap, Coffee/Tea Sales

Coffee sales are not recorded on the web store for each cup of coffee or tea.  This is because these items do not have a direct one to one relationship with the variety of ingredients used to make these beverages.  Instead, all of the money received for the sale of these items will be placed in the clear plastic box on the counter by the customer.  Each day, the administrative manager will open the box with another Visitor Center Staff present and count the amount of money in the box. 

Price: $0.00 USD (Members: $0.00 USD)
Duration: 0 hours
Distance: 0 Miles

Starting and Ending Point: AMM Visitor Ctr

Apalachicola Maritime Museum Visitor Center

+ MMB - The Best Station of Them All by Maurice Melton

Book by Maurice Melton Signed COpy

Price: $69.95 USD (Members: $0.00 USD)
Duration: 0 days
Distance: 0 Miles

Starting and Ending Point: AMM Visitor Ctr

Apalachicola Maritime Museum Visitor Center

+ JSB - Book By Jonathan C. Sheppard

Price: $49.95 USD (Members: $0.00 USD)
Duration: 0 days
Distance: 0 Miles

Starting and Ending Point: AMM Visitor Ctr

Apalachicola Maritime Museum Visitor Center

+ VDE - Visitor, Daily Recap, Event Summary Acconting

Price: $0.00 USD (Members: $0.00 USD)
Duration: 0 hours
Distance: 0 Miles

Starting and Ending Point: AMM Visitor Ctr

Apalachicola Maritime Museum Visitor Center

+ VAR - Visitor, Artifact gift/loan, Record

The Outer Island Tour will leave you with a new appreciation for the productive shallow waters of Apalachicola Bay and the surrounding barrier islands.You may see Dolphins come up to the boat for closer look at the passangers or spot a Manatee easing by.Eagles,Ospreys,and Brown Pelicans all frequent the bay and islands.We can run a trawl as we cross the bay to Little St. George Island and examine the sea life up close before returning the live specimen back to the water.When we reach the island the passangers will have a one hour shore excusion on pristine Little St.George Island before heading back to Apalachicola.You can cross the island to the original site of Cape St.George Ligght,do some shelling,walk the beach,or follow trailsthrough th pine woods of pristine island.We can also drop you offf for camping and pick you up.If your pick up coincides withthe next trip the ride back is free. 

Price: $0.00 USD (Members: $0.00 USD)
Duration: 0 hours
Distance: 0 Miles

Starting and Ending Point: AMM Visitor Ctr

Apalachicola Maritime Museum Visitor Center

+ M01 - Membership, Level 1, Mate (Individual)

Price: $20.00 USD (Members: $20.00 USD)
Duration: 0 hours
Distance: 0 Miles

Starting and Ending Point: AMM Visitor Ctr

Apalachicola Maritime Museum Visitor Center

+ M02 - Membership, Crew (Family)

Membership - Crew (Family)

Price: $50.00 USD (Members: $50.00 USD)
Duration: 0 hours
Distance: 0 Miles

Starting and Ending Point: AMM Visitor Ctr

Apalachicola Maritime Museum Visitor Center

+ M03 - Membership, Level 3, Skipper (Individual Sponsor)

Discover the Apalachicola River's unique and vibrant backwater widerness.Your experienced master captain will take you deep into the prestine beauty of the largest food producing estuary in the Northern Hemisphere.You will enjoy this scenic, exciting ride while skimming across the water at speeds up to 40mph.You may see wilodlife native to Apalachicola National Estuarine Reserve such  as alligaters, birds, turtles,manatees, and fish darting alongside the boat as we fly across the water of Apalachicloa River.

Price: $100.00 USD (Members: $100.00 USD)
Duration: 0 hours
Distance: 0 Miles

Starting and Ending Point: AMM Visitor Ctr

Apalachicola Maritime Museum Visitor Center

+ M04 - Membership, Level 4, Captain (Corporate Sponsor)

Chattahoochee Round trip with meals, beverages and overnight accomodations

Price: $500.00 USD (Members: $500.00 USD)
Duration: 0 hours
Distance: 0 Miles

Starting and Ending Point: AMM Visitor Ctr

Apalachicola Maritime Museum Visitor Center

+ M05 - Membership, Level 5, Commodore (Patron)

On Saturday, April 21 at 6 p.m., the Maritime Museum will host a lecture and dinner as part of the 14th Annual Apalachicola Antique & Classic Boat Show weekend. Tickets are $25 per person and include low country boil, salad, one complimentary beverage, and dessert. Book online by Wednesday, April 18, and get 30% off the ticket price! Enter the promo code "boat show" on the payment screen to claim your discount.

Naval Architect Kevin M. Kerwin will give a presentation spanning the history of paddle wheelers on the Apalachicola River to our exciting plans to design a new paddle wheeler to revive this historic mode of travel on the forgotten coast. Come be a part of the visioning process for this new vessel!

Kevin Kerwin was born in St. Louis, Missouri, and grew up sailing and drawing clipper ships, building ship models, and doing other marine art there. He was educated at the University of Michigan and has been a practicing naval architect since 1978. His experience includes engineering design of nuclear attack submarines, destroyers, cruisers, assault carriers, oilfield supply boats, tugboats, aluminum and fiberglass Surface Effect Ship catamarans, the USCG 47' Motor Lifeboat, LCAC hovercraft, large motor yachts, sailing yachts, and cargo landing craft. He has been president of Kerwin Naval Architects since 1997, performing refit and new construction engineering for clients worldwide. He is the Engineering Manager for Eastern Shipbuilding Group in Panama City, Florida, a business that builds various tugs, offshore platform supply vessels, ferries, fireboats, and construction vessels. He is a member of the Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers, American Welding Society, Society of Boat and Yacht Designers, American College of Forensic Examiners, and the Superyacht Society. Mr. Kerwin enjoys sailing, music, car collecting, history, and shooting sports in his spare time.

 

Price: $1000.00 USD (Members: $1000.00 USD)
Duration: 0 hours
Distance: 0 Miles

Starting and Ending Point: AMM Visitor Ctr

Apalachicola Maritime Museum Visitor Center

+ M06 - Membership, Level 6, Admiral (Lifetime)

Come sail aboard Gitana, the 52' gaff rigged schooner for a half day cruise.  Docked at the Maritime Museum, Gitana will make the run out accross the bay or up the river based on wind and weather conditions.  Take the helm or help to trim the sails to learn the handling of this traditional Florida built vessel.  The captain is Jim Edwards.  Jim is the Son of a commercial fisherman from the panhandle and great grandson of a whaler of the Azores.  Jim has twenty years of sailing experience.

Price: $5000.00 USD (Members: $5000.00 USD)
Duration: 0 hours
Distance: 0 Miles

Starting and Ending Point: AMM Visitor Ctr

Apalachicola Maritime Museum Visitor Center

+ MD1 - Museum Donations and other Cash Receipts

Donations are entered as Upgrades in increments of $100, $10, and $1 to equal the amount of the donation

Price: $0.00 USD (Members: $0.00 USD)
Duration: 0 hours
Distance: 0 Miles

Starting and Ending Point: AMM Visitor Ctr

Apalachicola Maritime Museum Visitor Center

+ MD2 - Museum Donations of Artifacts

Donations are entered as Upgrades in increments of $1000, $100, $10, and $1 to equal the amount of the donation

Price: $0.00 USD (Members: $0.00 USD)
Duration: 1 day
Distance: 0 Miles

Starting and Ending Point: AMM Visitor Ctr

Apalachicola Maritime Museum Visitor Center

+ TMWW - Trip, Motor Vessel, Historic Waterfront Cruise

Learn about the history of Apalachicola and its past and present connection to the river—from its beginnings as an internationally recognized port for cotton and timber; as a river town graced by paddle wheelers during the age of steamboats; and as the home of our world-renowned oyster industry, seafood industry, and sponge trade. Once common throughout Florida, working waterfronts have all but disappeared due to development, with seafood industries being replaced by waterfront condos and the like. You’ll see waterfront landmarks, shrimp boats, seafood houses, oystermen bringing in their harvest, and vestiges of the cotton era in the city’s historic district. 

Price: $15.00 USD (Members: $12.00 USD)
Duration: 1 hour
Distance: 0 Miles

Starting and Ending Point: AMM dock

The docks of the Apalachicola Maritime Museum located at 103 Water Street

+ TMSS - Trip, Motor Vessel, Sunset Cruise

Top off a day at the forgotten coast with a sunset cruise, an opportunity to view the historic waterfront and scenic river as you relax on our tour boat.  Please arrive 30 minutes prior to departure time.

Price: $20.00 to $25.00 USD (Members: $15.00 to $20.00 USD)
Duration: 2 hours
Distance: 0 Miles

Starting and Ending Point: AMM dock

The docks of the Apalachicola Maritime Museum located at 103 Water Street

+ TMEE - Trip, Motor Vessel, Estuarine Educational, Main River

Get back to nature aboard the Starfish Enterprise on this educational trip that explores the diversity of life in the river and estuary. The Apalachicola River basin is one of the most biodiverse, productive and economically important aquatic systems in the United States. Marsh grasses, swamp lilies, wildflowers, and cypress trees draped with Spanish moss provide a scenic backdrop for herons fishing, ospreys feeding their young, and alligators slipping under the surface of the water. Dolphins fishing for mullet also frequent the river.   Plan to arrive 30 minutes before the departure time. Feel free to bring a picnic lunch, drinks, or snacks to enjoy on the cruise.

Price: $40.00 USD (Members: $32.00 USD)
Duration: 1 to 3 hours
Distance: 0 Miles

Starting and Ending Point: AMM dock

The docks of the Apalachicola Maritime Museum located at 103 Water Street

+ TMES - Trip, Motor Vessel, Estuary, Little St. Marks

Look for wildlife along the scenic Little St. Marks River on this educational trip that explores the diversity of life in the river and estuary. 

Price: $40.00 USD (Members: $32.00 USD)
Duration: 1 to 3 hours
Distance: 0 Miles

Starting and Ending Point: AMM dock

The docks of the Apalachicola Maritime Museum located at 103 Water Street

+ TMEW - Trip, Motor Vessel, Estuary, Jackson River to Lake Wimico

From our docks, you'll cruise to beautiful and remote Lake Wimico.

Price: $40.00 USD (Members: $32.00 USD)
Duration: 1 to 3 hours
Distance: 0 Miles

Starting and Ending Point: AMM dock

The docks of the Apalachicola Maritime Museum located at 103 Water Street

+ TMET - Trip, Motor Vessel, Estuary, Scipio Creek and Turtle Harbour

Scipio Creek and Turtle Harbor are both scenic and historically significant. You'll be on the edge of habitat designated as part of the Great Florida Birding Trail.  

Price: $40.00 USD (Members: $32.00 USD)
Duration: 1 to 3 hours
Distance: 0 Miles

Starting and Ending Point: AMM dock

The docks of the Apalachicola Maritime Museum located at 103 Water Street

+ TMSG - Trip, Motor Vessel, Excursion to Little St. George Island

Cruise across the bay to an uninhabited pristine barrier island for shelling and exploration. Learn about the island’s history, flora, and fauna.  The island’s remoteness and wilderness qualities provide an opportunity to experience a remnant of Florida’s natural landscape bearing few signs of human impact. These islands are a favorite destination for sea shell collectors and nature photographers. A great opportunity for spotting dolphins! Bring a camera, sunscreen, insect repellent, plenty of water, a bag for shell collecting, and comfortable shoes for walking.   You should arrive 30 minutes prior to departure time.  Please be advised that it is against the law to collect or remove any artifacts from state and federal lands, and this will not be permitted on our trips. Feel free to bring a picnic lunch.

Price: $50.00 USD (Members: $40.00 USD)
Duration: 4 hours
Distance: 0 Miles

Starting and Ending Point: AMM dock

The docks of the Apalachicola Maritime Museum located at 103 Water Street

+ TMSV - Trip, Motor Vessel, Excursion to St. Vincent Island

The Starfish Enterprise will cruise across the bay to an uninhabited pristine barrier island for shelling and exploration. Learn about the island’s history, flora, and fauna along the way. The island is a National Wildlife Refuge. The island’s remoteness and wilderness qualities provide an opportunity to experience a remnant of Florida’s natural landscape bearing few signs of human impact. Bring a camera, sunscreen, a bag for shell collecting, and comfortable shoes for walking. You should be physically able to exit the boat in shallow water and wade ashore.

Price: $50.00 USD (Members: $40.00 USD)
Duration: 4 hours
Distance: 0 Miles

Starting and Ending Point: AMM dock

The docks of the Apalachicola Maritime Museum located at 103 Water Street

+ TMFM - Trip, Motor Vessel, Full Moon Cruise

Enjoy an evening on our tour boat as the sun sets and full moon rises.  We'll cruise past Apalachicola's historic working waterfront and up the scenic river.

Price: $20.00 to $25.00 USD (Members: $15.00 to $20.00 USD)
Duration: 2 hours
Distance: 0 Miles

Starting and Ending Point: AMM dock

The docks of the Apalachicola Maritime Museum located at 103 Water Street

+ TPKDH - Trip, Kayak/Canoe, Docks, Half Day

Kayak/Canoe from Museum Dock, 1/2 day

Price: $10.00 USD (Members: $10.00 USD)
Duration: 2 to 4 hours
Distance: 0 Miles

Starting and Ending Point: AMM dock

The docks of the Apalachicola Maritime Museum located at 103 Water Street

+ TPKDF - Trip, Kayak/Canoe, Docks, Full Day

Kayak/Canoe from Museum Dock, Full day out

Price: $20.00 USD (Members: $15.00 USD)
Duration: 2 to 8 hours
Distance: 0 Miles

Starting and Ending Point: AMM dock

The docks of the Apalachicola Maritime Museum located at 103 Water Street

+ TPKFM - Trip, Paddle, Kayak, Full Moon

Full Moon Paddle 

Price: $25.00 USD (Members: $20.00 USD)
Duration: 2 hours
Distance: 1 Miles

Starting and Ending Point: AMM dock

The docks of the Apalachicola Maritime Museum located at 103 Water Street

+ TPKB - Trip, Kayak/Canoe, Breakaway to AMM docks

Go exploring in one of our new kayaks made in the USA of recycled plastic.  Paddle downriver from Breakway to the museum. Shuttle provided.

Price: $25.00 USD (Members: $20.00 USD)
Duration: 1 to 3 hours
Distance: 0 Miles

Starting and Ending Point: AMM dock

The docks of the Apalachicola Maritime Museum located at 103 Water Street

+ TPKS - Trip, Kayak/Canoe, Scipio to AMM docks

Paddle downriver from Scipio Creek to the museum. Shuttle provided.

Price: $20.00USD (Members: $15.00 USD)
Duration: 1 to 7 hours
Distance: 0 Miles

Starting and Ending Point: AMM dock

The docks of the Apalachicola Maritime Museum located at 103 Water Street

+ TPKC - Trip, Kayak/Canoe, Chattahoochee

Price: $20.00 USD (Members: $15.00 USD)
Duration: 0 hours
Distance: 0 Miles

Starting and Ending Point: AMM dock

The docks of the Apalachicola Maritime Museum located at 103 Water Street

+ Sailing Instruction

Sailing instruction by the hour.

Price: $20.00 USD (Members: $15.00 USD)
Duration: 1 to 3 hours
Distance: 1 Miles

Starting and Ending Point: AMM dock

The docks of the Apalachicola Maritime Museum located at 103 Water Street

+ TKWCA - Chattahoochee to Apalachicola Paddle & Camp Trip

Price: $20.00 USD (Members: $15.00 USD)
Duration: 0 hours
Distance: 0 Miles

Starting and Ending Point: AMM dock

The docks of the Apalachicola Maritime Museum located at 103 Water Street

+ TSHH - Trip, Sailing, Heritage, Public

Price: $20.00 USD (Members: $15.00 USD)
Duration: 2 to 4 hours
Distance: 0 Miles

Starting and Ending Point: AMM dock

The docks of the Apalachicola Maritime Museum located at 103 Water Street

+ Chattahoochee to Apalachicola Paddle & Camp trip

The Starfish catamaran with the new kayak hauler will transport paddlers on the long stretches and provide transport of gear, food and boats.   Camping on the sandbars as in the past.  We will arrive Apalachicola for the Seafood Festival.This trip will feature many side paddles through the flood plain, tributaries and secret natural wonders, like Owl Creek and the River Styx.  We will stop with plenty of time to enjoy historic Blountstown and the many other unique areas only found on the Apalachicola River. This is great trip for those contemplating a paddle visit to the river, but are unfamiliar with the area and access.  Licensed and experienced Captain and First Mate will be handling the Starfish Enterprise when speed travel is necessary.   Meals will be provided, primitive camping.  Travelers must provide boats and gear, camping equipment and shuttle to the launch.Camping at George Floyd’s place on the St. George Island for the seafood festival weekend.More details will be provided as enrollments are received.Limited spaces available, sign up by 10/15/2012.

Price: $20.00 USD (Members: $15.00 USD)
Duration: 8 days
Distance: 106 Miles

Start Point: Chattahoochee Landing

End Point: AMM dock

The docks of the Apalachicola Maritime Museum located at 103 Water Street

+ TSHD - Trip, Sailing, Heritage, Full Day

Be sure to enter the Promotional Code WEBSTORE in Step #7, Confirmations, when making your reservation in order to apply the thirty percent (30%) discount from booking on the web store. This is the premier section of the Chattahoochee River below the Lake Lanier Dam.  This has the best white water rapids and the best trout fishing.  It is also the best price of any trip we offer.  The river runs clear here with visibility of depths of up to 20 feet.  Be sure to look for trout in the pools. This is also the most challenging stretch of whitewater.  Pass to the right of Bowman's island, where you enter an area of class 1 and 2 whitewater rapids with mostly shallow water.  A trail follows the river on the east side below the island that leads up to Island Ford Road.  You will see the State Trout hatchery on your right by the outflow pipe and then Richland Creek joining on the left side further down.  Give respect to the class 3 rapid following a long calm stretch just before the highway 20 bridge.  It is best to stop and get a visual inspection of the rapid and watch some others go through if it is your first time.  You can get on the land to the rocks on the right the approach to the big rock.  We normally shoot straight through the center and then eddy out in the large pool and beach to the left.  Be sure to keep your paddle in the water and have good forward momentum since it helps stability and control.  If you capsize, make for the right shore quickly to avoid the fallen tree strainers just down river.  From there it is only a couple of hundered yards to the Highway 20 bridge.Take out to the western shore of the river (right side) directly under the bridge.  After taking out, make your way up the trail and to the right of the bridge up to our operations center.

Price: $20.00 USD (Members: $15.00 USD)
Duration: 4 to 8 hours
Distance: 0 Miles

Start Point: AMM dock

The docks of the Apalachicola Maritime Museum located at 103 Water Street

End Point: Scipio Creek dock

Mile Marker 348.  This is just below the Dam on Lake Lanier.  The put in is at the Lower Pool boat ramp.

+ TSHF - Trip, Sailing, Heritage, Full 24 hours

An immaculate wooden boat built to the highest standards, she draws a crowd in every port. Meals included. Maximum of 6 passengers.

Price: $20.00 USD (Members: $15.00 USD)
Duration: 24 hours
Distance: 0 Miles

Starting and Ending Point: AMM dock

The docks of the Apalachicola Maritime Museum located at 103 Water Street

+ TSHR1 - Trip, Sailing, Heritage, Raffle Ticket, Coastal Leg 1

Raffle ticket for sail from the Maritime Museum Docks through West Pass and along the beaches of St. Vincent and Little St. George ending in an anchorage off of the St. George Island Lighthouse.  The Flagship vessel of the Apalachicola Maritime Museum, S/V Heritage, a 58’ immaculate wooden ketch, will be embarking on a sailing tour of the entire navigable coast of Franklin County to promote the maritime heritage of our unique Gulf coastal community in much the same fashion as the early exploration and passenger vessels of the 1700 and 1800s.  We are cooperating with the Museum and History organizations in from Indian Pass to Alligator Point to raise funds via raffle ticket and trip sales.  We will be taking on guests for passage making and excursion days to help raise funds for Franklin County maritime heritage organizations.  The Heritage will have our wooden catspaw dinghy, Hope, in tow to provide transportation of crew and guests to and from shore during the anchorages. 

 

Price: $20.00 USD (Members: $15.00 USD)
Duration: 0 hours
Distance: 0 Miles

Starting and Ending Point: AMM dock

The docks of the Apalachicola Maritime Museum located at 103 Water Street

+ TSHR2 - Trip, Sailing, Heritage, Raffle Ticket, Coastal Leg 2

Raffle ticket for sail from the St. George Island Lighthouse along the gulf beaches of St. George and Dog Islands and then into the Port of Carrabelle with a reception by the Carrabelle History Museum.  Proceeds benefit the Carrabelle History Museum. The Flagship vessel of the Apalachicola Maritime Museum, S/V Heritage, a 58’ immaculate wooden ketch, will be embarking on a sailing tour of the entire navigable coast of Franklin County in early March to promote the maritime heritage of our unique Gulf coastal community in much the same fashion as the early exploration and passenger vessels of the 1700 and 1800s.  We are cooperating with the Museum and History organizations in from Indian Pass to Alligator Point to raise funds via raffle ticket and trip sales.  We will be taking on guests for passage making and excursion days to help raise funds for Franklin County maritime heritage organizations.  The Heritage will have our wooden catspaw dinghy, Hope, in tow to provide transportation of crew and guests to and from shore during the anchorages. 

 

Price: $20.00 USD (Members: $15.00 USD)
Duration: 0 hours
Distance: 0 Miles

Starting and Ending Point: AMM dock

The docks of the Apalachicola Maritime Museum located at 103 Water Street

+ TSHR3 - Trip, Sailing, Heritage, Raffle Ticket, Coastal Leg 3

Raffle ticket for sail from Carrabelle to Alligator Point and then on to the Ochlockonee River and Dickerson Bay and perhaps St. Marks.  After an overnight anchorage, we will return to Carrabelle.  The Flagship vessel of the Apalachicola Maritime Museum, S/V Heritage, a 58’ immaculate wooden ketch, will be embarking on a sailing tour of the entire navigable coast of Franklin County to promote the maritime heritage of our unique Gulf coastal community in much the same fashion as the early exploration and passenger vessels of the 1700 and 1800s.  We are cooperating with the Museum and History organizations in from Indian Pass to Alligator Point to raise funds via raffle ticket and trip sales.  We will be taking on guests for passage making and excursion days to help raise funds for Franklin County maritime heritage organizations.  The Heritage will have our wooden catspaw dinghy, Hope, in tow to provide transportation of crew and guests to and from shore during the anchorages. 

 

Price: $20.00 USD (Members: $15.00 USD)
Duration: 0 hours
Distance: 0 Miles

Starting and Ending Point: AMM dock

The docks of the Apalachicola Maritime Museum located at 103 Water Street

+ TSHR4 - Trip, Sailing, Heritage, Raffle Ticket, Coastal Leg 4

Raffle ticket for sail from Carrabelle back to Apalachicola on the inside of the barrier islands with a stop in Eastpoint.  Funds from ticket sales on this leg go to benefit the Franklin County Seafood Workers Association. The Flagship vessel of the Apalachicola Maritime Museum, S/V Heritage, a 58’ immaculate wooden ketch, will be embarking on a sailing tour of the entire navigable coast of Franklin County to promote the maritime heritage of our unique Gulf coastal community in much the same fashion as the early exploration and passenger vessels of the 1700 and 1800s.  We are cooperating with the Museum and History organizations in from Indian Pass to Alligator Point to raise funds via raffle ticket and trip sales.  We will be taking on guests for passage making and excursion days to help raise funds for Franklin County maritime heritage organizations.  The Heritage will have our wooden catspaw dinghy, Hope, in tow to provide transportation of crew and guests to and from shore during the anchorages.  

 

Price: $20.00 USD (Members: $15.00 USD)
Duration: 0 days
Distance: 0 Miles

Starting and Ending Point: AMM dock

The docks of the Apalachicola Maritime Museum located at 103 Water Street

+ TSHRC - Trip, Sailing, Heritage, Raffle Ticket, Carrabelle Day Trip

Raffle ticket for day sail departing from Carrabelle.  The Flagship vessel of the Apalachicola Maritime Museum, S/V Heritage, a 58’ immaculate wooden ketch, will be embarking on a sailing tour of the entire navigable coast of Franklin County to promote the maritime heritage of our unique Gulf coastal community in much the same fashion as the early exploration and passenger vessels of the 1700 and 1800s.  We are cooperating with the Museum and History organizations in from Indian Pass to Alligator Point to raise funds via raffle ticket and trip sales.  We will be taking on guests for passage making and excursion days to help raise funds for Franklin County maritime heritage organizations.  The Heritage will have our wooden catspaw dinghy, Hope, in tow to provide transportation of crew and guests to and from shore during the anchorages. 

 

Price: $20.00 USD (Members: $15.00 USD)
Duration: 0 hours
Distance: 0 Miles

Starting and Ending Point: AMM dock

The docks of the Apalachicola Maritime Museum located at 103 Water Street

+ TSHRA - Trip, Sailing, Heritage, Raffle Ticket, Apalachicola Day Trip

Raffle ticket for day sail departing from the museum. The Flagship vessel of the Apalachicola Maritime Museum, S/V Heritage, a 58’ immaculate wooden ketch, will be embarking on a sailing tour of the entire navigable coast of Franklin County to promote the maritime heritage of our unique Gulf coastal community in much the same fashion as the early exploration and passenger vessels of the 1700 and 1800s.  We are cooperating with the Museum and History organizations in from Indian Pass to Alligator Point to raise funds via raffle ticket and trip sales.  We will be taking on guests for passage making and excursion days to help raise funds for Franklin County maritime heritage organizations.  The Heritage will have our wooden catspaw dinghy, Hope, in tow to provide transportation of crew and guests to and from shore during the anchorages. 

 

Price: $20.00 USD (Members: $15.00 USD)
Duration: 0 hours
Distance: 0 Miles

Starting and Ending Point: AMM dock

The docks of the Apalachicola Maritime Museum located at 103 Water Street

+ WBSC - WBS, Pirogue, Plywood

The Plywood Canoe is a great boat building project for families or groups of 2 to 4 people. When completed, the canoe is 15' 3" in length with a 31 ½" beam. It can be paddled with kayak or canoe paddles. Inexpensive to build using ordinary tools and materials, the canoe gives everybody access to boat building and a boat. The course runs three days with an optional day of painting on the fourth day. This boat is built using plywood sheets and dimensional lumber and uses many of the techniques used in building larger boats including lofting. This boat is suitable for one adult, an adult and child, two children, or an adult and a couple of dogs. We will provide all of the materials, tools, and instructors to keep you and your friends and family on the right course. We will build up to three boats in a weekend, and group size is limited to four. You take the boat home with you on your car top or in the back of a pickup. Please contact us with any questions at WoodenBoatSchool@AMMFL.Org or ask for Wooden Boat Director Ron Dierolf at 850-653-2500 to schedule.

Price: $250.00 USD (Members: $0.00 USD)
Duration: 2 to 4 days
Distance: 0 Miles

Starting and Ending Point: AMM dock

The docks of the Apalachicola Maritime Museum located at 103 Water Street

+ WBSCLP - WBS, Chesapeake Lightcraft, Passagemaker

Under the guidance of our boat builder, you can construct this vessel from plans and materials obtained from Chesapeake Light Craft (http://www.clcboats.com/). The rowing version of this boat is built in six or seven days. At the end of the session you have a boat ready for finishing which takes two to three weeks. Another two days is required to complete the spars and rig the boat for sailing. Our program is modeled after successful programs we have observed at the Wooden Boat School in Maine and in numerous other programs sponsored by such noteworthy programs as Mystic Seaport, (and others) whereby small groups of two to six come together to fund and build the boat with the group sponsor taking possession of the craft at the end. A handy boat that can be rowed, sailed, and powered with up to three large adults. The Passagemaker Dinghy is easy to build but looks great and performs beautifully. A smooth glide when rowing, spirited performance when sailing, and steady handling with an outboard. This is the perfect dinghy for folks with larger boats. For those tired of moving heavy, traditional dinghies that weigh 200 pounds, or struggling with a limp, awkward inflatable that can't be rowed or sailed, Designer John C. Harris has drawn an elegant, Norwegian-styled pram that weighs only 90lbs, but can survive real abuse. With a 650-pound payload, the Passagemaker can haul the entire crew in one go, quite a lot of cargo. The sailing rig components store flat inside the 11'7" hull; fasten three shrouds and the mainsheet, hoist up the mainsail and jib, and you've got a fast, fun, stable sailing dinghy that will please even the most ardent and discriminating sailing enthusiast. If you have a long harbor to cross, a 2, 3, or 4 horsepower outboard will drive the Passagemaker to harbor speed limits and beyond. An electric outboard for fishing lakes will work great, too. If you don't want to lug around an outboard and smelly gas, you'll be delighted to discover how well the Passagemaker rows: there's plenty of rocker for low wetted surface and the transom won't drag in the water to slow you down. Please contact us with any questions at WoodenBoatSchool@AMMFL.Org or ask for Wooden Boat Director Ron Dierolf at 850-653-2500 to schedule.

Price: $2275.00 USD (Members: $0.00 USD)
Duration: 0 days
Distance: 1 Miles

Starting and Ending Point: AMM dock

The docks of the Apalachicola Maritime Museum located at 103 Water Street

+ WBSCLK - WBS Chessapeake Lightcraft, Kayak

Under the guidance of our boat builder, you can construct a vessel from plans and materials obtained from Chesapeake Light Craft (http://www.clcboats.com/). The construction time is six days. At the end of the session you have a kayak that has been fiberglassed and is read for finishing. Finishing takes approximately two weeks. An optional rudder is available. The short term building programs is modeled after successful programs we have observed at the Wooden Boat School in Maine and in numerous other programs sponsored by such noteworthy programs as Mystic Seaport, (and others) whereby small groups of two to six come together to fund and build the boat with the group sponsor taking possession of the craft at the end. More than 6,300 Chesapeake-series kits have been shipped over the last 10 years. An enduring favorite among paddlers, the Chesapeakes are the gold standard for build-it-yourself sea kayaks. They are easy to build but handsome and fast. High-volume bows lift you over rough seas - or powerboat wakes - while the skeg-like stern prevents weather-cocking in blustery winds. CLC's signature cambered decks shed spray, increase the storage space inside the hull, add strength without weight, and look great. Chesapeake kayak builders explore quiet local rivers and paddle the length of the Sea of Cortez. Chesapeakes are built in garages, apartments, living rooms, television studios, and in at least 50 countries from Iceland to Australia. Large storage compartments will absorb enough gear and water for long, unsupported expeditions. Cockpits are large and easy to pad out for a custom fit. The big, comfortable cockpit is an ideal spot to spend a lazy afternoon if multi-week expeditions aren't your speed. Chesapeakes are built to endure a lifetime of strenuous touring with 4mm-okoume plywood hulls and decks, both sheathed with fiberglass. Watertight bulkheads are standard, as are hatches, deck rigging, adjustable footbraces, and a comfortable seat. One reason so many builders prefer the Chesapeakes is their flexible architecture, unique among kit boats. Experienced builders may customize every part of the boat above the waterline, whether building from a kit or plans. The Wood Duck is a serious kayak in its own right but is stable enough for a beginner. Please email WoodenBoatSchool@AMMFL.Org or ask for Wooden Boat School Director Ron Dierolf at 850-653-2500 with any questions or to schedule.

Price: $1850.00 USD (Members: $0.00 USD)
Duration: 2 to 8 hours
Distance: 0 Miles

Starting and Ending Point: AMM dock

The docks of the Apalachicola Maritime Museum located at 103 Water Street

+ WBSCLS - WBS, Chessapeake Lightcraft, Stand Up Paddleboard

Under the guidance of our boat builder, you can construct a great paddleboard from plans and materials obtained from Chesapeake Light Craft (http://www.clcboats.com/). Construction time is six days. At the end of the session you have a fiberglassed paddleboard that is ready for finishing, which takes about two weeks. The short term building programs is modeled after successful programs we have observed at the Wooden Boat School in Maine and in numerous other programs sponsored by such noteworthy programs as Mystic Seaport, (and others) whereby small groups of two to six come together to fund and build the boat with the group sponsor taking possession of the craft at the end. Please email WoodenBoatSchool@AMMFL.Org or ask for Wooden Boat School Director Ron Dierolf at 850-653-2500 for more information. Why are Stand-Up Paddleboards all the rage? Because they're ridiculously fun--like walking on water. Working with surfing and paddleboard guru Larry Froley of Gray Whale Trading in California, these boards are created with that rare quality of being fast enough to race but stable enough for first-timers. Tracking is great and a fine bow with kayak-derived shaping lifts the Kaholo 14 up and over waves. The tail shape and twin fins facilitate surfing on long swells once your skills build up to that. With their uncanny speed, the Kaholo has found a following among racers. The 14 design is good for larger paddlers (or those who might carry along dogs or small kids). There are no other SUP boards in the world that are easier for a first-time boatbuilder, or better-looking. The Kaholo 14 measures 14'0" long, 29" wide, 4-5/8" thick, and comes in around 32 pounds. The construction materials include premium nonskid deck pads, cut to shape, breather tubes, and custom laminated skegs. The construction process allows ways to customize the board with fabrics and other stylish tweaks. Designer John C. Harris counted himself among the skeptics before trying out his first SUP in California in 2006. "It's the most amazing sensation---as close to walking on water as you're going to get. But a little faster. You achieve kayak-like speeds, but your visibility is vastly improved because your eyes are so much higher off the water. You can see more, see further, and in clear water you have a much better view of sea life than you do in a kayak." It's also a major workout---every muscle in your body is at work as you ride over waves and work the long-handled SUP paddle. If taking a walk is healthy, taking a walk on water is healthy AND the view is better. Harris says he can envision shifting one of his hobbies---wandering marinas on foot looking at boats---to a Kaholo. Nature lover? Paddle quietly through the shallows. The Kaholos are okoume marine plywood, stitched-and-glued together and sheathed in fiberglass and epoxy, with a grid of bulkheads and stiffeners inside to make the boards stiff and light. Please contact us with any questions at WoodenBoatSchool@AMMFL.org or ask for Wooden Boat Director Ron Dierolf at 850-653-2500 to schedule.

Price: $1700.00 USD (Members: $0.00 USD)
Duration: 1 to 3 hours
Distance: 0 Miles

Starting and Ending Point: AMM dock

The docks of the Apalachicola Maritime Museum located at 103 Water Street

+ WBSCLW - WBS, Chessapeake Lightcraft, Wherry Rowing Shell

Under the guidance of our boat builder, construct this vessel from plans and materials obtained from Chesapeake Light Craft (http://www.clcboats.com/). Construction time is six to eight days. At the end of session you have functional boat ready for finishing, which takes two to four weeks. The short term building programs is modeled after successful programs we have observed at the Wooden Boat School in Maine and in numerous other programs sponsored by such noteworthy programs as Mystic Seaport, (and others) whereby small groups of two to six come together to fund and build the boat with the group sponsor taking possession of the craft at the end. The Annapolis Wherry offers thoroughbred performance on the water combined with breathtaking grace. The Annapolis Wherry has been turning heads since 1997, with hundreds and hundreds built all over the world. Solid stability, sea kindly lines, excellent tracking, a buoyant bow, and ample flare make the Wherry a natural choice for rowing in choppy conditions. The open design allows for plenty of sprawling and a picnic basket when beach cruising. Stability is strong for a performance rowing boat: you can step into the boat from a dock and even stand up. However, the narrow waterline means that the Annapolis Wherry is as fast as many “rec” shells, sprinting at 7 knots and cruising at 4-5 knots. At this speed you could cover 30 or 40 miles in a day. We hear of Wherries being used for camping and fishing expeditions. The Annapolis Wherry is at its best with a sliding seat. From the beginning the interior was designed around a Piantedosi Row Wing, the nicest sliding seat unit on the market. Used with a sliding seat, the Wherry might be unsurpassed as a rowing trainer, exercise boat, long-distance cruiser, or even for open water racing. Please email WoodenBoatSchool@AMMFL.Org or ask for Wooden Boat School Director Ron Dierolf at 850-653-2500 for more information or to schedule.

Price: $2400.00 USD (Members: $0.00 USD)
Duration: 1 to 3 hours
Distance: 0 Miles

Starting and Ending Point: AMM dock

The docks of the Apalachicola Maritime Museum located at 103 Water Street

+ WBSSS - WBS, Supplies, Store

 

 

 

 

Price: $0.00 USD (Members: $0.00 USD)
Duration: 0 days
Distance: 0 Miles

Starting and Ending Point: AMM Visitor Ctr

Apalachicola Maritime Museum Visitor Center

+ WBSWS - WBS, Weekend Skiff

The Weekend Skiff is another great boat building project ofr families or groups of 2 to 4 people. When commpleted, the skiff is just over 15 feet in length wit a beam of about 4 feet. It can be built in three versions - a rowing version, a version suitable for a small outboard motor trolling motor, and a sailing version. The motorized version is the basic rowing version with a reinforced transom, additional bracing, and flotation. The sailing version includes a dagger board, keel, rudder, and gaff-rigged sail plan. Inexpensive to build using ordinary tools and materials, the skiff gives everybody access to boat building and a boat.


This boat is related to our popular Pirogue but is a little more complex requiring seats, risers, and more frames. The rowing/motorized configuration takes 4-5 days and the sailing version takes 5-6 days to build, depending the time spent each day. This boat is built using plywood sheets and dimensional lumber and uses many of the techniques used in building larger boats including lofting. This boat is suitable for two adults.

We will provide all of the materials, tools, and instructors to keep you and your friends and family on the right course. We will build up to three boats in a weekend, and group size is limited to 4. The costs are as follows:

Rowing Version: $500, including oarlocks, not including oars

Motorized Version: $600, including foam floatation

Sailing Version: $750, not including sail

Please contact us with any questions at WoodenBoatSchool@AMMFL.org or ask for Wooden Boat Director Ron Dierolf at 850-653-2500 to schedule.

Price: $20.00USD (Members: $15.00 USD)
Duration: 5 to 6 days
Distance: 0 Miles

Starting and Ending Point: AMM Visitor Ctr

Apalachicola Maritime Museum Visitor Center

+ WBS_X-Custom Boat

Used for custom boat building or restoration projects.  Note the price is changed for each project and the name of the customer and description of the project should be entered as the passenger name.  The schedule should be updated to select the date the project payment is collected.  This is done so this trip does not show up on the public web store until used for receiving a payment.  Note that when a schedule is created/updated, the date for receipt of payment must be one day after the current date as required by the web store process.  Scan in all relevant documentation including drawings, notes, documents, invoices, check, receipts, photos, prints of all emails, etc of the project as a WBSD batch just like we do TLW documentation for trips.

Price: $1500.00 USD (Members: $1500.00 USD)
Duration: 1 day
Distance: 0 Miles

Starting and Ending Point: AMM Visitor Ctr

Apalachicola Maritime Museum Visitor Center

+ Buford Dam Store

Meeting Point: Buford Dam Store

The closest location to the Dam on Lake Lanier at the crossroads of Buford Dam Road and Suwannee Dam Road.  East bank Park public boat landing is located just behind the store and the Buford dam is just a few minutes away with boat ramp into the Chattahoochee River below the dam.

 

Be sure to enter the Promotional Code WEBSTORE in Step #7, Confirmations, when making your reservation in order to apply the thirty percent (30%) discount from booking on the web store.

Phone: 770-945-4000
Website: www.RiverEcoLogic.com
Address:

1250 Buford Dam Road
Buford, GA 30518


Driving Directions:

The Buford Dam Store is at the intersection of Suwannee Dam Road and Buford Dam Road at the head of the East Bank Boat Ramp and park.


Linked Map: Click here to view a Google map of this location.
Services:

Paddle sports for Lake and River, Tackle, Bait, Boat supplies, Outfitter equipment, Van shuttles, Restaruant, Banquet facilities

Trip Map:

Trips

+ Kayak / Canoe trip from Buford Dam to Settles Bridge

Be sure to enter the Promotional Code WEBSTORE in Step #7, Confirmations, when making your reservation in order to apply the thirty percent (30%) discount from booking on the web store.

This is a relatively short trip through the most beautiful part of the National Park Service land.  The river runs clear here with visibility of depths of up to 20 feet.  Be sure to look for trout in the pools. This is also the most challenging stretch of whitewater.  Pass to the right of Bowman's island, where you enter an area of class 1 and 2 whitewater rapids with mostly shallow water.  A trail follows the river on the east side below the island that leads up to Island Ford Road.  You will see the State Trout hatchery on your right by the outflow pipe and then Richland Creek joining on the left side further down.  Give respect to the class 3 rapid following a long calm stretch just before the highway 20 bridge.  It is best to stop and get a visual inspection of the rapid and watch some others go through if it is your first time.  You can get on the land to the rocks on the right the approach to the big rock.  We normally shoot straight through the center and then eddy out in the large pool and beach to the left.  Be sure to keep your paddle in the water and have good forward momentum since it helps stability and control.  If you capsize, make for the right shore quickly to avoid the fallen tree strainers just down river.  From there the river calms down a lot from there on.  It is mostly calm water on down to Settles Bridge. In passing under the SR 20 bridge look for the old bridge structures just past SR 20 that provide a glimpse into the past. Take out to the eastern shore of the river (left side) when you see the old metal bridge that goes half way across the river from the western shore (right side).

Price: $20.00 USD (Members: $15.00 USD)
Duration: 1 to 3 hours
Distance: 6 Miles

Start Point: Buford Dam Lower Pool

Mile Marker 348.  This is just below the Dam on Lake Lanier.  The put in is at the Lower Pool boat ramp.

End Point: Settles Bridge

Just below Mile Marker 344.  This is the old steel bridge which extends halfway across the river from the Eastern shore.  It is accessible by Settles Bridge road from Johnson Road.  The take out is at the slate stairs entering the river on the East Side just before the old bridge.

+ Kayak trip from Buford Dam to McGinnis Ferry Bridge

Be sure to enter the Promotional Code WEBSTORE in Step #7, Confirmations, when making your reservation in order to apply the thirty percent (30%) discount from booking on the web store.

A little bit longer than the trip to settles bridge.  There is less white water on the portion of the river below Settles bridge.

 

Price: $20.00 USD (Members: $15.00 USD)
Duration: 3 to 5 hours
Distance: 10 Miles

Start Point: Buford Dam Lower Pool

Mile Marker 348.  This is just below the Dam on Lake Lanier.  The put in is at the Lower Pool boat ramp.

End Point: McGinnis Ferry Bridge

Just below Mile Marker 340.  This is just past the bridge.  It is accessible from a dirt road coming from the South Western side of the road.  The take out is on the right just past the bridge on the right hand side.  Boats are pulled up the embankment for loading.

+ Kayak trip from Buford Dam to Abbotts Bridge

Be sure to enter the Promotional Code WEBSTORE in Step #7, Confirmations, when making your reservation in order to apply the thirty percent (30%) discount from booking on the web store.

This is the maximum distance for a slow recreational paddle and you must leave early in the day.  The river continues to flatten out in this third leg of the river.

 

Price: $20.00 USD (Members: $15.00 USD)
Duration: 4 to 8 hours
Distance: 15 Miles

Start Point: Buford Dam Lower Pool

Mile Marker 348.  This is just below the Dam on Lake Lanier.  The put in is at the Lower Pool boat ramp.

End Point: Abbotts Bridge

Just below Mile Marker 335.  This is just past the bridge.  It is accessible from a dirt road coming from the South Eastern side of the road.  The take out is on the right approximately 200 yards past the bridge at a public boat landing there.  Boats are moved up to the field parking for loading.

+ Kayak trip from Buford Dam to Medlock Bridge

Be sure to enter the Promotional Code WEBSTORE in Step #7, Confirmations, when making your reservation in order to apply the thirty percent (30%) discount from booking on the web store.

Additional distance for the enthusiastic paddler of intermediate skill

 

Price: $20.00 USD (Members: $15.00 USD)
Duration: 6 to 10 hours
Distance: 19 Miles

Start Point: Buford Dam Lower Pool

Mile Marker 348.  This is just below the Dam on Lake Lanier.  The put in is at the Lower Pool boat ramp.

End Point: Medlock Bridge

Right at Mile Marker 331.  This is just before the bridge.  It is accessible from the boat landing road coming from the North Eastern side of the road.  The take out is on the right approximately 200 yards before the bridge at the public boat landing there.  Boats are moved up to the parking are for loading.

+ Kayak trip from Buford Dam to Garrard Landing

Be sure to enter the Promotional Code WEBSTORE in Step #7, Confirmations, when making your reservation in order to apply the thirty percent (30%) discount from booking on the web store.

Additional distance for the athletic paddler of intermediate skill

 

Price: $20.00 USD (Members: $15.00 USD)
Duration: 7 to 13 hours
Distance: 25 Miles

Start Point: Buford Dam Lower Pool

Mile Marker 348.  This is just below the Dam on Lake Lanier.  The put in is at the Lower Pool boat ramp.

End Point: Garrard Landing

Just before Mile Marker 325.

+ Kayak trip from Buford Dam to Island Ford

Be sure to enter the Promotional Code WEBSTORE in Step #7, Confirmations, when making your reservation in order to apply the thirty percent (30%) discount from booking on the web store.

Additional distance for the athletic paddler of advanced skill

 

Price: $20.00 USD (Members: $15.00 USD)
Duration: 9 to 15 hours
Distance: 30 Miles

Start Point: Buford Dam Lower Pool

Mile Marker 348.  This is just below the Dam on Lake Lanier.  The put in is at the Lower Pool boat ramp.

End Point: Island Ford

Just below Mile Marker 320 on left.

+ Kayak trip from Buford Dam to Chattahoochee River Park

Be sure to enter the Promotional Code WEBSTORE in Step #7, Confirmations, when making your reservation in order to apply the thirty percent (30%) discount from booking on the web store.

Additional distance for the very athletic paddler of advanced skill

 

Price: $20.00 USD (Members: $15.00 USD)
Duration: 10 to 17 hours
Distance: 33 Miles

Start Point: Buford Dam Lower Pool

Mile Marker 348.  This is just below the Dam on Lake Lanier.  The put in is at the Lower Pool boat ramp.

End Point: Chattahoochee River Park

Just below Mile Marker 317 on right.

+ Buford Dam to Morgan Falls Dam

Be sure to enter the Promotional Code WEBSTORE in Step #7, Confirmations, when making your reservation in order to apply the thirty percent (30%) discount from booking on the web store.

Additional distance for the very athletic paddler of advanced skill.  A true experience with the river.  The best $100 you will ever spend.

 

Price: $20.00 USD (Members: $15.00 USD)
Duration: 11 to 19 hours
Distance: 37 Miles

Start Point: Buford Dam Lower Pool

Mile Marker 348.  This is just below the Dam on Lake Lanier.  The put in is at the Lower Pool boat ramp.

End Point: Morgan Falls Dam

Just below Mile Marker 313 on left.

+ Lake Lanier Paddle Trip full day

Be sure to enter the Promotional Code WEBSTORE in Step #7, Confirmations, when making your reservation in order to apply the thirty percent (30%) discount from booking on the web store.

 

Paddling the protected coves and beaches around East Bank park is an excellent way to start your paddling experiences if you are a beginning paddler.  The water is warm and there are no rapids.  Even for the experienced paddler, this portion of the lake is an excellent paddling destination.  Also, great for the angler that seeks a leisurely fishing experience.  Pick up your boat from the Buford Dam Store operation and take it to the lake at East Bank Park by putting the boat on your vehicle or on our truck.  Due to Corps of Engineers regulations we are not able to help you with the boats down at East Bank Park so you must load and unload the boats on your own.  You are also able to take the boat to any other destination on the lake by your own vehicle.  Get more information from the Corps of Engineer maps at http://lanier.sam.usace.army.mil/MapRoom.htm

Price: $20.00 USD (Members: $15.00 USD)
Duration: 4 to 8 hours
Distance: 1 Miles

Starting and Ending Point: Buford Dam Store rental operations center (upstairs)

The closest location to the Dam on Lake Lanier at the crossroads of Buford Dam Road and Suwannee Dam Road.  East bank Park public boat landing is located just behind the store and the Buford dam is just a few minutes away with boat ramp into the Chattahoochee River below the dam.  The Rental Booking Center is located in the upstairs of the Dam Store.  Go there to view the safety video and prepare for your adventure.

+ Kayak / Canoe rental for one week

Be sure to enter the Promotional Code WEBSTORE in Step #7, Confirmations, when making your reservation in order to apply the thirty percent (30%) discount from booking on the web store.

A do it yourself rental.  Select any of our boats and go whereever you want for three days.  Get more information from the Corps of Engineer maps at

http://lanier.sam.usace.army.mil/MapRoom.htm

Price: $20.00 USD (Members: $15.00 USD)
Duration: 4 to 7 days
Distance: 1 Miles

Starting and Ending Point: Buford Dam Store rental operations center (upstairs)

The closest location to the Dam on Lake Lanier at the crossroads of Buford Dam Road and Suwannee Dam Road.  East bank Park public boat landing is located just behind the store and the Buford dam is just a few minutes away with boat ramp into the Chattahoochee River below the dam.  The Rental Booking Center is located in the upstairs of the Dam Store.  Go there to view the safety video and prepare for your adventure.

+ Fishing Boat full day

 Be sure to enter the Promotional Code WEBSTORE in Step #7, Confirmations, when making your reservation in order to apply the thirty percent (30%) discount from booking on the web store.

Fishing with our 18' Mako center console fishing boat powered by a 90 HP four stroke Mercury.  Includes all the safety gear.  This includes docking lines, boat hook, fenders, flares, throable and personal floatation, whistle, air horn and rules of the road all stored in a waterproof boat box.  We also provide live bait tank with air stone and pump, Hand held spot light, GPS and sounder combination unit.

Price: $20.00 USD (Members: $15.00 USD)
Duration: 8 to 24 hours
Distance: 0 Miles

Starting and Ending Point: Buford Dam Store rental operations center (upstairs)

The closest location to the Dam on Lake Lanier at the crossroads of Buford Dam Road and Suwannee Dam Road.  East bank Park public boat landing is located just behind the store and the Buford dam is just a few minutes away with boat ramp into the Chattahoochee River below the dam.  The Rental Booking Center is located in the upstairs of the Dam Store.  Go there to view the safety video and prepare for your adventure.

+ Fishing Boat three days

 Fishing with our 18' Mako center console fishing boat powered by a 90 HP four stroke Mercury.  Includes all the safety gear.  This includes docking lines, boat hook, fenders, flares, throable and personal floatation, whistle, air horn and rules of the road all stored in a waterproof boat box.  We also provide live bait tank with air stone and pump, Hand held spot light, GPS and sounder combination unit.

Be sure to enter the Promotional Code WEBSTORE in Step #7, Confirmations, when making your reservation in order to apply the thirty percent (30%) discount from booking on the web store.

 

 

Price: $20.00 USD (Members: $15.00 USD)
Duration: 1 to 3 days
Distance: 0 Miles

Starting and Ending Point: Buford Dam Store rental operations center (upstairs)

The closest location to the Dam on Lake Lanier at the crossroads of Buford Dam Road and Suwannee Dam Road.  East bank Park public boat landing is located just behind the store and the Buford dam is just a few minutes away with boat ramp into the Chattahoochee River below the dam.  The Rental Booking Center is located in the upstairs of the Dam Store.  Go there to view the safety video and prepare for your adventure.

+ Fishing Boat one week

 Fishing with our 18' Mako center console fishing boat powered by a 90 HP four stroke Mercury.  Includes all the safety gear.  This includes docking lines, boat hook, fenders, flares, throable and personal floatation, whistle, air horn and rules of the road all stored in a waterproof boat box.  We also provide live bait tank with air stone and pump, Hand held spot light, GPS and sounder combination unit. 

Be sure to enter the Promotional Code WEBSTORE in Step #7, Confirmations, when making your reservation in order to apply the thirty percent (30%) discount from booking on the web store.

 

Price: $20.00 USD (Members: $15.00 USD)
Duration: 1 to 7 days
Distance: 0 Miles

Starting and Ending Point: Buford Dam Store rental operations center (upstairs)

The closest location to the Dam on Lake Lanier at the crossroads of Buford Dam Road and Suwannee Dam Road.  East bank Park public boat landing is located just behind the store and the Buford dam is just a few minutes away with boat ramp into the Chattahoochee River below the dam.  The Rental Booking Center is located in the upstairs of the Dam Store.  Go there to view the safety video and prepare for your adventure.

+ Lake Lanier Paddle Trip half day

Be sure to enter the Promotional Code WEBSTORE in Step #7, Confirmations, when making your reservation in order to apply the thirty percent (30%) discount from booking on the web store.

Paddling the protected coves and beaches around East Bank park is an excellent way to start your paddling experiences if you are a beginning paddler.  The water is warm and there are no rapids.  Even for the experienced paddler, this portion of the lake is an excellent paddling destination.  Also, great for the angler that seeks a leisurely fishing experience.  Pick up your boat from the Buford Dam Store operation and take it to the lake at East Bank Park by putting the boat on your vehicle or on our truck.  Due to Corps of Engineers regulations we are not able to help you with the boats down at East Bank Park so you must load and unload the boats on your own.  You are also able to take the boat to any other destination on the lake by your own vehicle.  Get more information from the Corps of Engineer maps at http://lanier.sam.usace.army.mil/MapRoom.htm

 

Price: $20.00 USD (Members: $15.00 USD)
Duration: 2 to 4 hours
Distance: 0 Miles

Starting and Ending Point: Buford Dam Store rental operations center (upstairs)

The closest location to the Dam on Lake Lanier at the crossroads of Buford Dam Road and Suwannee Dam Road.  East bank Park public boat landing is located just behind the store and the Buford dam is just a few minutes away with boat ramp into the Chattahoochee River below the dam.  The Rental Booking Center is located in the upstairs of the Dam Store.  Go there to view the safety video and prepare for your adventure.

+ Fishing Boat half day

 

 

Be sure to enter the Promotional Code WEBSTORE in Step #7, Confirmations, when making your reservation in order to apply the thirty percent (30%) discount from booking on the web store.

An 18' Mako center console fishing boat with 90HP mercury.  Also included is all the standard saftety gear including bow line, Throwable Floatation, PFD, Fenders, Horn, Whistle, Rules of the Road in a waterproof box.  These are mounted with trolling motor and combination Depth and GPS chart plotter.  Get the rest of your gear at the Dam Store including fresh and lively bait.

Price: $20.00 USD (Members: $15.00 USD)
Duration: 2 to 4 hours
Distance: 0 Miles

Starting and Ending Point: Buford Dam Store rental operations center (upstairs)

The closest location to the Dam on Lake Lanier at the crossroads of Buford Dam Road and Suwannee Dam Road.  East bank Park public boat landing is located just behind the store and the Buford dam is just a few minutes away with boat ramp into the Chattahoochee River below the dam.  The Rental Booking Center is located in the upstairs of the Dam Store.  Go there to view the safety video and prepare for your adventure.

+ Key West Charters and Vacation Homes

Meeting Point: Key West Charters and Vacation Homes

The best of both worlds is our magnificent Estate Home on Key Haven and our Luxury Yacht Sail Catamaran at the Key West Harbour Yacht Club. Add to that our Mako center console fishing boats and jet skis.

Phone: 770-364-5713
Website: www.Salina48DG.com
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Like a treasure in paradise, our estate home on the water or our yacht in Key West Harbour are perfectly situated off the pristine shoreline of the Atlantic Ocean and the crystal clear waters of Boca Chica Inlet. For boaters we’re an easy in and out, right off Hawks Channel. By land we’re only 4 miles from the Key West International Airport and 10 minutes away from the Historic District and Duval Street. Our unmatched location is the perfect haven for boating, scuba diving, eco tours and some of the best sport fishing in the Florida Keys. You won’t find a more state-of-the-art marina facility.

Driving Directions:
Follow Mahoney Drive to Peninsular, take a left and follow into the main gate for Key West Harbour

Linked Map: Click here to view a Google map of this location.
Services:
Sailing, cruising, fishing, diving & adventures in the Florida Keys.

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+ 33 Cypress vacation home rental - Estate Home on the water with private pool and dock

This elegant mansion constructed in 2007 to the highest standards within minutes of downtown Key West via automobile or bike path, yet very private and away from the tourist crowds. Four jet skis and center console boat docked at the property. Private heated pool. Decorated with exquisite comfortable furnishings with incredible paintings and sculptures from renowned artists. This is one of the most impressive mansions in Key West with the benefit of location on the largest lagoon in Key West. Look out upon the clear deep waters behind the docks, swim in the tranquil clear blue waters or take your friends on a circumnavigation of key west with the four jet skis located at the property. Private Jacuzzi bath in master suite. Well equipped kitchen. State of the art television and sound system. Host a wedding or have an intimate retreat with family and friends. The owner of the property also has a 50’ sailing catamaran 10 minutes away that is also available for charter. Owned and managed by a local resident that can help with tour planning and advice on local dining and touring options. Please note the following. Each day must be booked