Ballena Isle Marina


1150 Ballena Blvd., Suite 111
Alameda, CA 94501

Phone: 510 523 5528   

Fax: 510 865 2257   

Newer marina on the west side of Alameda. Facilities include fuel dock, pumpout, tennis courts, Island Lighthouse restaurant, Ballena Bay Cafe, Ballena Bay Yacht Club, Club Nautique, Ballena Bay Yacht Brokerage, Cruising Yacht Inc. (brokerage), New England Marine Title, 24 Hour Pump Out Service, Pier 29 Restaurant. Crown Memorial State Beach nearby.

Access: Not on the Estuary! Access directly from the bay on the west side of the island. Watch the chart carefully and stay in the narrow entrance channel.

About Marinas

There are nearly 40 marinas in the central San Francisco Bay area, with a total of more than 11,000 slips. Many have some guest slips available for overnight visits. Some marinas have openings for permanent slips, but many have waiting lists.

About Guest Docks

There are few dedicated public guest docks on the bay. Many marinas have some guest slips available. If you're a member of a yacht club, other clubs can often offer a guest slip.

About Boat Ramps

If you have a trailer boat, head to one of these launch ramps to get it into San Francisco Bay.