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Yachts For Sale In Jacksonville

Bisected by the north-flowing St John’s River with its many tributaries and creeks, the city of Jacksonville boasts 7 bridges! As Florida’s longest river (310 miles), the vast St Johns slowly meanders out to the Atlantic Ocean via the St Johns River Inlet. The St Johns is a major commercial shipping channel and boaters are cautioned to watch out for large ships and tugs when navigating the channel and through Jacksonville. Mayport, on the Inlet, is the site of shrimp boat docks where the famous white northeast Florida Mayport Shrimp are offloaded and distributed to the many local seafood restaurants and beyond. The Atlantic Intercoastal Waterway (AICW) runs into the St Johns at Sisters Creek to the north and picks up again in the southeast at Chicpoit Bay. The St Johns River provides boaters access to some of the most beautiful beaches and islands in northeast Florida.

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YACHTS LOCATED NEAR Jacksonville Florida

photo of 240' Delta 2006

LAUREL

240' Delta 2006

West Palm Beach, Florida, United States

photo of 209' VSY Custom 2020

ATOMIC

209' VSY Custom 2020

Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States

photo of 191' Trinity Yachts 2009

UNBRIDLED

191' Trinity Yachts 2009

Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States

photo of 185' Oceanfast Full Displacement 2004

4 Roses

185' Oceanfast Full Displacement 2004

West Palm Beach, Florida, United States

photo of 180' Heesen Yachts 2011

LADY JJ

180' Heesen Yachts 2011

Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States

photo of 171' Palmer Johnson Sport Yacht 170 2010

DB9

171' Palmer Johnson Sport Yacht 170 2010

Miami, Florida, United States

photo of 168' Feadship 2007

GALLANT LADY

168' Feadship 2007

Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States

photo of 163' Proteksan 2002

MOSAIQUE

163' Proteksan 2002

West Palm Beach, Florida, United States

photo of 157' Trinity Yachts Tri-Deck MY 2006

NEVER ENOUGH

157' Trinity Yachts Tri-Deck MY 2006

Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States

photo of 155' Washburn & Doughty Casino Cruise Ship 1998

155' Washburn & Doughty Casino Cruise Ship 1998

Jacksonville, Florida, United States

photo of 155' Sunseeker 155 2016

Q

155' Sunseeker 155 2016

Palm Beach, Florida, United States

photo of 153' Cantieri di Pisa 2013

BALISTA

153' Cantieri di Pisa 2013

West Palm Beach, Florida, United States

photo of 153' Cantieri di Pisa Motor Yacht 2013

BALISTA

153' Cantieri di Pisa Motor Yacht 2013

West Palm Beach, Florida, United States

photo of 152' Feadship 1985

EXPLORA

152' Feadship 1985

Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States

photo of 151' Benetti 1989

LADY S

151' Benetti 1989

West Palm Beach, Florida, United States

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Some notable spots are the Fort George Inlet, a popular weekend spot for local boaters in the area where the Fort George River converges with the Atlantic Ocean creating wide beaches and long sandbars, ideal for beaching and anchoring in the shallow waters. Nicknamed as the First Coast “Bahamas” for its clear waters and pristine beaches. Mill Cove located along the St. Johns River, has wide open calm waters making it a great area for watersports, and a great anchorage for cruisers and day boats. Its marshy islands are great spots for fishing. Exchange Club Island is a 34-acre Old Florida wilderness located in downtown Jacksonville beneath the Matthews Bridge that spans the St Johns River. The island features a floating dock, picnic tables, hiking trails and peaceful beaches. The AICW is a scenic waterway in the northeast coastal area of Florida, lined with marshes and wetlands habitat loaded with birds, dolphin, manatees and other aquatic life. Visit the Mayport fishing village on the St Johns River Inlet before heading further south on the AICW to beautiful Jacksonville Beach.

Downtown Jacksonville is a great place for viewing fireworks shows as they cascade from the Main Street and Acosta Bridges, and for enjoying all kinds of festivals, events, concerts and of course, the restaurants. Boaters can dock and explore the city of Jacksonville from the St Johns River, as it wanders right through the heart of downtown. The Metropolitan Park Marina on the northside is within walking distance of TIAA Bank Field, home of the Jacksonville Jaguars pro football team. The Marina offers 78 slips for up to 80’ LOA vessels and a few “very large” yachts, on a first-come, first-served basis, except during games, festivals and other events held at the Metropolitan Park. Cross over the River to the boat slips (for 20’ to 90’ yachts) of the River City Brewing Company—downtown south bank’s largest outdoor dining and entertainment establishment. Enjoy live entertainment and great food. Sunday Brunch is from 10:30AM to 2:30PM. It overlooks the St Johns and great views of the Jax skyline.

A couple other well-known restaurants with boat dock access are in the Julington Creek off the St Johns, entered via Old Bull Bay. Clark’s Fish Camp Seafood Restaurant for delicious fresh seafood lunch or dinner. It also features globally sourced exotic meats and has one of the largest private collection of taxidermy animals. Julington Fish Camp is known for its upscale menu and a large deck for outdoor dining. Notably, on the northside, Palm Fish Camp offers seafood, pizza, sandwiches, and tacos. It was awarded “JaxBest” for best dock and dine. Wicked Barley, a brewery on the Jax Ale Trail, located in Mandarin, is pet-friendly and features 10 of its own brews on draft.

The St Johns River is also known for its springtime Annual Mug Race, the world’s longest sailboat race! The race starts at Memorial Bridge in Palatka and ends at Buckman Bridge in Jacksonville, a 38.5-mile course. Masts must be under 44’ to clear the bridges. Mug Cup trophy is awarded to the first sailboat to complete the course.

Jacksonville is also a premier fishing destination, offering inshore and offshore angling. Sisters Creek Marina located near the St. Johns River Inlet, hosts The Greater Jacksonville Kingfish Tournament that is held at Jim King Park and Boat Ramp on the AICW annually in July. The Tournament for the largest kingfish, which benefits the community through Jacksonville Marine Charities, is slated for next July 12-17, 2021. Besides kingfish, several other species of gamefish draw recreational fishermen and women to Jacksonville.

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