Boaters be aware. The Legislature will be discussing anchoring restrictions under the guise of vessel safety. This bill, SB 1548, is intended to preserve the night time view of property owners living adjacent to state waters and chase boaters off.
These waters are for everyone’s enjoyment. The property owners knew at the time of the purchase of their property that they bought next to public waters.
Make sure you let your representative and senator know that you want this bill defeated as you want to enjoy the public waters on your boat without restrictions like these.
Let’s insure that we retain the right to enjoy all of Florida’s waters at any time. It isn’t just a privilege for adjacent property owners.
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Henk Koornstra, Coral Springs