Palm Beach Sheriff’s Office Releases Community Notice on Prohibited Marine Activities Per Emergency Order 2020-005

WEST PALM BEACH, FL – Today, April 28, 2020, The Palm Beach Sheriff’s Office released a reminder to community residents that certain restrictions are placed on boating and marine activity in the County based on Governor DeSantis’s Executive Orders 2020-005.

The following was made available to local news agencies for notification to the general public within the County of Palm Beach for all of Palm Beach County waterways until further notice.

  • All sanbars, islands and shorelines are closed. No anchoring. (Includes Peanut Island, Munyon Islands, Beer Can Island and Jupiter Sandbars)
  • No rafting or flotillas of tying or roping of boats together. Must be 50 feet of each other.
  • If vessels anchor in deeper water, they must be 50 feet of each other.
  • Any jet skiers must be single riders only.

Any violation or non-compliance can lead up to an arrest/civil fine and your vessel being towed. These guidelines are in place for the safety of Palm Beach County’s boating community.



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Full Boating And Marine Activity Requirements

This document was modified for simple reading and viewing. Full Emergency Order Number 5 Palm for Beach County COVID-19 is here. http://discover.pbcgov.org/PDF/COVID19/Emergency-Order-Number-5.pdf
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