LaBelle, Florida

River Forest Yachting Center – LaBelle provides Gulf Coast boaters with a convenient storage solution in close proximity to Fort Myers. Our facility is situated on the picturesque Caloosahatchee River, just east of the Ortona Lock. As the Operations Manager, I would be pleased to address any queries you may have about our services.

Climate Controlled and Non-Climate Controlled Storage Buildings

  • Indoor Storage for 280 vessels in over 200,000sq.ft.
  • Humidity controlled and air conditioned
  • Constructed to withstand 140 mph sustained winds
  • Sprinkler system provides fire protection
  • 82 US ton (164,000 lbs) ASCOM Marine Boat Lift
  • 66 US ton (132,000 lbs) ASCOM Marine Boat Lift
  • 66 US ton (132,000 lbs) ABI Self-Propelled Hydraulic Transporters (2)
  • 33 US ton (66,000 lbs) ABI Self-Propelled Hydraulic Transporter

Waterway Info

LaBelle Operations Manager
PHONE: 863-612-0003
FAX: 863-612-9292

Indoor Storage Building

  • Storage for vessels clearing 14′ in height
  • Not climate controlled

In-Water Storage in Freshwater Basin

  • 2 acre freshwater (barnacle-free) basin with 1400′ of deep water broadside dockage
  • Hurricane protected dockage available with internal crosstie cleats for hurricane tie-down
  • Electricity available up to 100 amps

Covered Service & Maintenance Building

  • Protected service area for vessels undergoing any of the many maintenance and detailing services offered by RFYC

Out-of-Water Storage Lots

  • Storage lots available on 1 acre of concrete pad or stabilized land for long term or hurricane season storage
  • Vessels stored on jack stands and keel stands
  • Aircraft tie down cleats set in concrete and augers set in stabilized land for hurricane protection
  • Vessels strapped down for wind storm events