Reservations are made on a first come, first served basis. Please make requests for special holiday and night boat operations at least 10 working days in advance.
- Review FEES before submitting your reservation-request form. The reservation-request form can be filled out and submitted online. You will receive an email notification that your reservation has been received.
- For availability, questions about the FSUCML, rates or about making reservations, e-mail email@example.com or call (850) 697-4120.
*Inside Rates are for Florida State University users. Rates are subject to change. When grant writing, we suggest a 10% increase in costs below.
Note: User rates do not include fuel (gasoline or diesel) charges. Fuel charges are billed separately at the actual cost of fuel at the time of usage.
|Research Vessel||Cruise Length||Non-Sponsored Activity||Sponsored Activity**|
|R/V Apalachee||Up to 12 hour cruise||$1,375||$900|
|12-24 hour cruise||$2,750||$1,800|
Each day that the R/V APALACHEE is away from homeport, the user is charged regardless of activity. Users are responsible for all charges when vessel is operated away from the FSUCML, which may include mooring/docking fees, any and all transportation, housing and communication costs. Other charges may apply, depending on technical support needs for the cruise.
**Sponsored Activity is defined as externally-funded contracts and grants administered by FSU Sponsored Research Administration or FSU Research Foundation.
|Small & Mid-Sized Boats||Daily Cruise Duration||Daily Rate|
|Twin-Vee (28-ft) & Calcutta (26-ft)||Daily Rate - OPERATOR REQUIRED||
|Pontoons1 (28-ft)||Full Day Rate||$100|
|Half Day Rate||$60|
|Skeeter Bay Boat (23-ft)||Daily Rate||$100|
|Dusky (19-ft)||Daily Rate||
|Carolina Skiff, Polar, & Zodiak||Daily Rate||
|Boat Operator||Hourly rate||$40|
|Boat Launch2||Launch & retrieve||$15|
1.Full days are 4.5 to 9 hrs. Half days are 4 hrs or less. Reservations outside these times require special arrangements
2.Only available to researchers staying at the lab
Housing, Office, Classroom, Research Space, & Services
Per Person Per Night
|Minimum Per Night|
|Small Dorms (1,2,3,&4)||$30||$60|
|OTHER FACILITIES||Per Day||Per Month|
|Classrooms & Auditorium||NO CHARGE||NO CHARGE|
|Laboratories (Wet or Dry)||$20||$200|
|Wet Tables||$2 per spigot|
|Tanks||$10 per tank|
|OTHER SERVICES||Per hour/piece
|Technical help in the field or laboratory||$23.75||
|Photocopies & FAX||$.05 per copy/page||