Save Our Boating Rights Florida

About Us

At “Save Our Boating Rights Florida,” we are passionate advocates for the preservation and protection of the boating rights and privileges of Floridians. Our mission is to ensure that the beauty and accessibility of Florida’s waterways remain intact for generations to come.

Who We Are

We are a dedicated group of boating enthusiasts, environmental stewards, and concerned citizens who have come together to make a difference. Our diverse team includes boaters of all kinds, from sailors to powerboat enthusiasts, who share a common love for Florida’s stunning aquatic landscapes.


SOBR-FL’s mission is to inspire, educate, and empower people in Florida to take action for the responsible and respectful visitors to continue to have access and/or anchoring/mooring for all vessels defined by the Florida Statute Title XXIV Chapter 327 to the first, second, and third magnitude springs and springs groups, including their associated spring runs, as determined by the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission using the most recent Florida Geological Survey springs bulletin, along with all “navigable waters of the United States” means the waters of the United States, including the territorial seas, as referenced in the Clean Water Act, 33 U.S.C. ss. 1251 et seq., and the federal rules and regulations promulgated thereunder but not limited to “Florida Intracoastal Waterwaymeans the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway, the Georgia state line north of Fernandina to Miami; the Port Canaveral lock and canal to the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway; the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway, Miami to Key West; the Okeechobee Waterway, Stuart to Fort Myers; the St. Johns River, Jacksonville to Sanford; the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway, Anclote to Fort Myers; the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway, Carrabelle to Tampa Bay; Carrabelle to Anclote open bay section, using the Gulf of Mexico; the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway, Carrabelle to the Alabama state line west of Pensacola; and the Apalachicola, Chattahoochee, and Flint Rivers in Florida.

What Drives Us

Florida’s waterways are a treasure trove of natural beauty, offering everything from serene rivers and pristine springs to vibrant coastal waters. We believe that these water bodies should be enjoyed by all and protected for the well-being of our environment and communities.

Our Initiatives

Legislative Advocacy

We work closely with policymakers to ensure that boating regulations and policies are fair, just, and considerate of the rights of boaters.

Environmental Stewardship

Our commitment to preserving the natural beauty of Florida's waters is unwavering. We promote responsible boating practices, marine conservation, and clean boating initiatives.

Community Outreach
Community Outreach

Education is key to our mission. We organize events, seminars, and outreach programs to raise awareness about the importance of boating rights and environmental conservation.

Join Us!

We invite you to become part of our community and make a positive impact. Whether you’re a seasoned boater, an environmental enthusiast, or simply someone who cares about Florida’s waterways, there are many ways to get involved and we value your input, questions, and feedback. Please don’t hesitate to reach out to us

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