Florida Council of Yacht Clubs is an organization made up of 36 yacht
located around the
state from the panhandle to the keys.
member clubs in the Council represent a population of approximately
voters who have aided
in bringing many legislative matters, favorable to the boating
public, to a
successful conclusion. To assist the Council in monitoring boating
Council has a legislative representative in Tallahassee, paid for by the
in 1960, the Council is a respected force recognized as a potent
Council Clubs sponsor cruises on members’ boats to destinations along
and Gulf Coasts of
Florida and the Bahamas. The Council has also sponsored
organized large ship cruises to unique locations in Europe, South
America, through the
Panama Canal, and many other destinations.
Council is an active member of water oriented organizations such as the
Close liaison is maintained with the U.S. Coast Guard in St.
Jacksonville, Miami and the Corp of Engineers district office
Council publishes the “Guide to the Clubs by Land and Water.” It
to each club by car
or boat, the types of services offered and the hours that they are
available. The Guide
also includes a CD containing all of the information in the book.
Boaters get the first
night of dockage free. Reciprocal charges are billed through their