Welcome to the the MIASF Public Documents Library! Here you will find certain documents we make available to members of the public. MIASF members can access additional content in the Member-Only Library by logging in here.

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  Library File Link  Library File Description
Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show (FLIBS) Economic ImpactEconomic Activity Associated With the 56th Annual Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show
 Department of Revenue Advice on Sales Tax Cap A letter of technical advice issued by the state Department of Revenue in November 2015 on the implementation of the sales tax cap on boat refits and repairs. 
  Visa Letter The letter was drafted by MIASF for yacht crew members to assist them when applying for a non-immigrant visa.
Economic Impact of the Recreational Marine Industry: Executive Summary The Executive Summmary of the Economic Impact of the Recreational Marine Industry Broward, Dade, and Palm Beach Counties, Florida 2014 is provided for your general information. MIASF members can access the full study by logging into the Members-Only Library.
Mega Yacht Report 2018: Executive Summary
The Executive Summary of the Mega Yachts in South Florida: Trends, Impacts & Issues 1997-2018 is provided for your general information. MIASF members can access the full report by logging in to the Members-Only Library.
 2017-2018 Annual Report
 Annual Report for the Marine Industries Association of South Florida for 2017-2018.
Agents Guide to Navigating Longshore The agents guide to navigating longshore, “The 7 Critical Secrets to Writing Longshore Insurance.” This Guide was developed to provide an overview of the most critical issues an agent faces when navigating Longshore and Admiralty Insurance in today’s market.
Best Management Practices for Marine Facilities – Broward County The goal of this document is to provide best management practices (BMPs) for marine facilities operating in Broward County to facilitate compliance with applicable environmental regulations, minimize wastes, and foster a pollution prevention attitude within the marine industry.  
Marine Industry Skill Gaps & Job Vacancy Survey
Produced by the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity, the Marine Industry Skill Gaps & Job Vacancy Survey was designed to provide a statistically valid analysis of the nature of skills gaps in the three counties in the Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) for the marine industry cluster.
 Sea Change 2015-2025 Decadal Survey of Ocean Sciences
 Flotilla Plan Broward County Hurricane Flotilla Plan
 Broward County Marinas Marina facilities in Broward County (2007)
 Broward County Docks, 2007 Existing Dock and Shoreline Compilation, Density Calculation and Proposed Dock Density (2007)
 Broward Marine Business, 1963 A historical look at the makeup of Broward County's marine industry in 1963
 Florida Marine Industry Labor Market Info Department of Economic Opportunity 2014 Marine Industry Cluster Labor Market Information
 Economic Impact of Dania Dredging A summary of the economic impact of the 2013 dredging of the Dania Cut-off Canal. 
 Treasury FAQs on Cuba OFAC answers frequently asked questions on dealing with Cuba
 Foreign-Flagged Yacht Examinations BulletinU.S. Coast Guard Information Bulletin on Foreign-Flagged Yachts (March 2016)
 USCG Questionnaire for Foreign-Flagged Yachts Questions that help determine whether an exam will be required for a vessel
Broward County Manatee Protection Plan
The intent of the Broward County Manatee Protection Plan is to implement additional manatee protection measures, including increased law enforcement, manatee monitoring, education and awareness, throughout the County's waterways that are accessible to manatees.
Broward MPP Charts, Tables, & Illustrations
Attachment K to the Broward County Manatee Protection Plan with charts, tables and illustrations.
Miami-Dade Manatee Protection Plan
 Miami-Dade Manatee Protection Plan Data and Information Collection Final Report (July 2009)
 Navigating the New River
 This article from the Nautic Nomad details local knowledge of the New River for boaters.