Small Boat Fleet

Our vessels, available for research and education purposes, are well-suited for working in the shallow bays and coastal areas of the northeastern Gulf of Mexico. Our boats are equipped with USCG approved and required safety devices, VHF radios, GPS, and depth-sounding devices. Click here for rates. Reserve a boat or kayak by using our on-line reservation form. Check for availability, using our Small Boats Calendar.

28' Catamarans (3)

90-hp outboard - Maxium capacity: Twelve (12) people - Max. weight (people & gear) = 2400 lbs.
Handheld GPS units available

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18' Polar

70-hp outboard - Maximum capacity Five (5) people - Max. weight (people & gear) = 1200 lbs.
Humminbird Helix X5 sonar & GPS

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16' Carolina Skiff

25-hp outboard - Maximum capacity Three (3) people - Max. weight (people & gear) = 600 lbs.
Handheld GPS units available

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17'9" Cape Horn

115-hp outboard - Maximum capacity Five (5) people - Max. weight (people & gear) = 1200 lbs.
Humminbird 997c sonar and SI unit, Handheld GPS unit available.

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28' Twin V

Two 150-hp outboards – Maximum capacity: twelve (12) people – Max. weight (people & gear) = 2600lbs (requires FSUCML boat captain).
Lowrance HDS12 SI, sonar, and GPS unit

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26' Calcutta

Two 115-hp outboards - Maximum capacity: ten (10) people – Max. weight (people & gear) = 2400lbs (requires FSUCML boat operator).
Garmin GPSmap 4212 Sonar and GPS unit

 

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19' Dusky

115-hp outboard - Maximum capacity Five (5) people - Max. weight (people & gear) = 1500 lbs.
Humminbird Helix X5 sonar and GPS unit

 

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14' Zodiac

25-hp outboard - Maximum capacity: six (6) people - Max. weight (people & gear) = 1280 lbs.
Handheld GPS unit available

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12' Kayak

Kayak Fleet consists of three tandem and five single person kayaks. Paddles and life vests are supplied.
Handheld GPS unit available

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For more information regarding operating requirements for small boats, please click here.


Last Updated: Thursday, November 9, 2017 at 2:40 PM