Florida Captain James Lowe
Florida Captain James Lowe has extensive experience in Florida vessel delivery in around ports, rivers, canals, ICWs and homes and marinas along Florida's navigable waterways.
Captain James Lowe has provided yacht delivery and relocation services along all of Florida coast lines and has done vessel reposition voyages in all of Florida's ports inlets ICW's This Florida captain has done yacht deliveries originating and or finishing in almost all parts of Florida, including captain services along Florida's St. Johns River and captain services along Florida Suwannee River
Florida Captain James Lowe has repositioned vessels from the Gulf of Mexico to the Atlantic and back via the Florida Okeechobee Waterway and south via Florida Keys Waterway and is Familiar with the inside and outside routes, including locks, bridges water depths and bridge clearances and opening times for bridges and locks.
James Lowe has provided yacht delivery captain services north and south along Florida's Atlantic ICW as well as vessel repositioning services east and west through the Florida Okeechobee Waterway and also the Florida Keys Waterway and know where and when to change course and what points to enter the Intercostal Waterways.
Florida is surrounded by shallow water it may not look it but grounding a vessel by a captain that is unfamiliar with the route is very common, local knowledge is of paramount importance frequent shoaling near inlets regularly changes. Tides are also a very important to follow and the vigilant Florida captain will always know if the tide is rising or falling. Some of Florida's inlets have such a strong current that an under powered boat could only safely enter or exit during a time of slack water.
Florida's Captain James Lowe has vast experience traveling north and south in Florida Gulf ICW from Cape Coral to New Port Richey Fl. part of this includes knowing where not to run the ICW (some places to shallow and rocky) also knowledge of the busy shipping port of Tampa and Tampa bay any captain crossing Florida's Tampa bay in a small vessel should be aware that large deep draft vessels moving at high speeds could cross your path at any time, and any captain crossing these shipping channels had better know where these channels are and be aware of their surroundings
THERE ARE MANY SEAPORTS IN FLORIDA, and we only mention Tampa, but vigilant awareness by captains crossing any of Florida's seaports or entering and exiting is extremely important areas of caution include (Ports of: Canaveral, Everglades Ft Lauderdale, Fernandina, Fort Pierce, JAXPORT Jacksonville, Key West, Manatee, Port Miami, Palm Beach, Panama City, Port St. Joe, Pensacola, and Tampa/St Petersburg)
Florida Captain James Lowe also has experience crossing the big bend area, knowing the vessels fuel burn rate and fuel capacity is very important here last chance stops for diesel are rare and how far north to go before crossing over or how far west before heading south this is a determination that is going to depend on vessel draft and fuel type.
Captain James Lowe specializes in yacht delivery and vessel relocation and has vast experience in the state of Florida. Captain James Lowe has sailed the entire Florida coastline both inside and outside routes.