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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 191' Trinity Yachts Custom 2009

UNBRIDLED

191' Trinity Yachts Custom 2009

Dania Beach, Florida, United States

photo of 185' Delta Marine 2001

STARSHIP

185' Delta Marine 2001

Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States

photo of 185' Oceanfast Full Displacement 2004

4 Roses

185' Oceanfast Full Displacement 2004

Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States

photo of 170' Feadship 51.8M 2003

Amanti

170' Feadship 51.8M 2003

Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States

photo of 170' Commercial Crew Boat 1991

170' Commercial Crew Boat 1991

Merritt Island, Florida, United States

photo of 170' Other LCU (Landing Craft Utility) 1955

170' Other LCU (Landing Craft Utility) 1955

Cape Canaveral, Florida, United States

photo of 164' TRINITY Trinity 164 2011

IMPROMPTU

164' TRINITY Trinity 164 2011

West Palm Beach, Florida, United States

photo of 165' Naval Yachts 2025

165' Naval Yachts 2025

West Palm Beach, Florida, United States

photo of 164' Westport 2020

NEENAH

164' Westport 2020

Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States

photo of 164' Trinity Yachts 2011

IMPROMPTU

164' Trinity Yachts 2011

West Palm Beach, Florida, United States

photo of 164' Oceanfast 164 Custom 1989

High Occupancy

164' Oceanfast 164 Custom 1989

Miami, Florida, United States

photo of 160' Christensen Custom 2017

CHASSEUR

160' Christensen Custom 2017

Palm Beach Gardens, Florida, United States

photo of 160' Trinity Yachts 2000

NO BAD IDEAS

160' Trinity Yachts 2000

Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States

photo of 157' Christensen Christensen 157 2005

AMORE

157' Christensen Christensen 157 2005

West Palm Beach, Florida, United States

photo of 157' TRINITY Trinity 157 2004

MIRABELLA

157' TRINITY Trinity 157 2004

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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