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.
- If you have any questions about the FSUCML or about making reservations, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or call (850) 697-4120.
- Rates are subject to change. When grant writing, we suggest a 10% increase in costs below.
All motorized vessels have fuel (gasoline or diesel) costs in addition to daily usage fees. Costs are charged by the gallon and vary with current prices.
|Boat Type||Cruise Length||Federally Funded Projects||Regular Rate|
|R/V Apalachee*||Up to 12 hour cruise||$1,375||$2063|
|12-24 hour cruise||$2,750||$4,125|
*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.
|Boat Type||Daily Cruise Duration||Rate|
|Twin-Vee (28-ft) & Calcutta (26-ft)||Daily Rate (Operator Req'd)||$420|
|Pontoons1 (28-ft)||Full Day Rate||$155|
|Skeeter Bay Boat (23-ft)||Daily Rate||$150|
|Dusky (19-ft)||Daily Rate||$70|
|Carolina Skiff, Polar, & Zodiak||Daily Rate||$42|
|Boat Operator||Hourly rate||$40|
|Boat Launch2||Launch & retrieve||$15|
1Full days are 4.5 to 9 hrs. Half days are 4 hrs or less. Reservations outside these times require special arrangements.
2Only available to researchers staying at the lab
Housing, Office, Classroom, Research Space, & Services
|HOUSING FACILITIES||Per Person||Minimum Per Night|
Small Dorms (1,2,3 &4)
|OTHER FACILITIES||Per Day||Monthly|
|Laboratories (Wet or Dry)||$50||$266|
|Tanks (per spigot)||$3||NA|
|Wet tables (each)||$15||NA|
|OTHER SERVICES||Per Hour (piece)||Notes|
|Photocopies & FAX||$.10||Long distance charges may apply to FAX|