Whether your boat is self-trailered, professionally transported or delivered to Key West on its own bottom, there are various transporter, boatyard, marina and mobile marina options between Palm Beach and Key West to utilize for your race week needs.
OSP Transport - "Industry Partner to QKWRW"
338 Compass Circle, Unit E3
North Kingstown, RI 02852
Shop #: 401-295-0606
Cell #: 401-413-2632
Fax #: 401-295-7373
Cooky's Marine Transport
Independently Owned and Operated
Free Quotes, Online Quotes
JPBOATWORKS LLC Marine Transport
Great Lakes Region
There are usually ongoing road construction activities and lane closures on US 1 south of Florida City (Homestead).
Florida 511 logoMotorists are encouraged to call 511 or to check fl511.com before travelling to get real-time traffic and lane closure information.
Premiere Racing will be in regular contact with the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) and local agencies. We will post relevant information and updates as we learn about activities that might impact boats coming to Key West in December or January.
Individuals should contact the FDOT permit office (see below) directly regarding current travel/permit status for their particular transit times and dates as the situation is subject to change on short notice. Please be advised of the following permit requirements and be sure to make your arrangements as soon as reasonably possible.
All information is subject to FDOT and police confirmation
8'6" and under do not require a permit
over 8'6" wide a load permit is required
10' - 12' also require a certified escort
over 12' and up to 16' wide require a law enforcement escort
from the front of the truck bumper to the rear of the trailer, the maximum length is 65' and this measurement must include any overhangs such as a mast.
Note: Blanket Permits are not valid through the Keys for boats over 10’ wide. You would need to apply with FDOT for an individual trip permit.
Advice from FDOT: Apply for your permit and they will work through details and requirements with each applicant. Their website has information and the permit forms:
Monroe County Sheriff Office
$160 ($40/hr, 4 hr min.)
Contact: Sgt. Sue Morgan: 305-797-0112 or
Lt. Corey Bryan: 305-853-3211
DYT Yacht Transport (DYT), headquartered in Fort Lauderdale, Florida (US), specializes in the maritime transport of private luxury yachts. DYT utilizes semi-‐ submersible dock bays that allow yachts of any size to be safely and easily floated on and off as cargo, making it a leading provider of yacht transportation on a regular liner service. Since its maiden voyage in 1987, the company has transported over 13,000 motor and sailing yachts to various destinations around the globe, offering owners and charterers safe and easy access to many of the world's premier cruising grounds. Along with area representatives around the globe, DYT has additional operating offices in Italy, Martinique and Newport (R.I.).
World leaders in the safe global shipment of yachts, RIBs, support containers and all yachting equipment for more than 30 years. They offer float on-float off, as well as lift on and off services. They also take care of delivery of masts, rigging, sails and equipment. They offer weekly service to and from the US, Caribbean, Europe, Baltic, Med, Far East & Middle East. A dock to dock service.
Hampshire (Head Office)
Peters & May Limited
Unit 9, Goodwood Road
United Kingdom SO50 4NT
Phone: + 44 (0) 23 80 480 500
Fax: + 44 (0) 23 80 480 400
Peters & May
1560 Sawgrass Corporate Parkway, Suite 466
Sunrise, FL 33323
Sevenstar is now the largest lift on yacht transporter in the world. They move TP52's, Swan 45's, Farr 40's, Swan 601's, Maxi's, etc on a regular basis. They offer WORLDWIDE service with regular routes and special tailor made service. Racing yachts are usually shipped with stepped mast on their own or on our cradle. All transports are including an all risk transport insurance. They also offer a service from the West Med to Florida on a regular basis. Even a service from the WC and from the Far East is something they can offer.
Contact: Richard Klabbers
Phone: +31 20 4488590
Fax: +31 20 4488596