Boating Facilities

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Aeolian Yacht Club

Phone: 510/523-2586   

Founded in 1906, Aeolian Yacht Club is an all volunteer club that features deep water berths, guest dock, club sailboats and dinghies, wood workshop, and a clubhouse with a bar, kitchen, and dance hal…

Alameda Yacht Club

Phone: 510/865-5668   

Founded 1985…

Alameda Marina

Phone: 510 521 1133   

Facilities include Svendsen's boatyard, chandlery, boat hoists, launch ramp. Home to Island Yacht Club….

Arques Shipyard & Marina

Phone: (415) 332-3552   

Small marina that is part of the Arques Shipyard. No public facilities….

Ayala Cove

Ayala Cove is not really a marina, but it offers marina-like docks for day use. Moorings may be used overnight….

Bair Island Marina

Phone: 650-701-0382   

One of SF Bay’s newest Marinas. Offering 95 slips and end-ties from 20′ to 75′, power, cable, DSL and phone hookups, heated showers and laundry facilities, dock boxes with lighting, ample free parkin…

Ballena Bay Yacht Club

Phone: 510/523-2992   

Founded 1969…

Ballena Isle Marina

Phone: 510 523 5528   

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…

Ballena Isle Fuel Dock

Phone: 510 523 5528   

Bay Marine Boatworks

Phone: 800 900 6646   

Full-service boat yard. 88-ton Travelift, up to 23' beam. Bay Propeller prop services on site. Machine and wood shops, electrical and fiberglass repair, LPU painting, engine repair and repowering…

Bay View Boat Club

Phone: 415/495-9500   

Founded in 1961; indirectly connected to the long-running Allemand Brothers boat yard. Public launch ramp….

Bay Ship and Yacht

Phone: 510 337 9122   

Boatyard specializing in ships and large yachts 80 feet and larger. Performed the extensive rebuilding of the tall ship C.A. Thayer. Drydock capability to 390 feet….

Bay Area Multi-Hull Association

Phone: 415/495-9500   

Founded in 1978 to promote multi-hull sailing. The association does not have its own clubhouse but organizes multihull races, cruises, and social events….

Bayside Boatworks

Phone: 415 332 5744   

Bel-Marin Keys Yacht Club

Founded 1966…

Berkeley Marina

Phone: 510- 981- 6740   

Home of the Berkeley Yacht Club and Cal Sailing Club. Fuel dock, launch ramp, boat yard. Doubletree Hotel. Skates Restaurant nearby….

Berkeley Marine Center

Phone: 510 843 8195   

Full service boatyard. Lift capacity to 35 tons. Fuel dock and chandlery….

Berkeley Yacht Club

Phone: 510-843-9292   

Founded in 1929. Sponsors Friday night race series all summer….

Berkeley Marina Fuel Dock

Phone: 510-843-8195   

Brickyard Cove Marina

Phone: 510 236 1933   

Brickyard Cove is a housing development with 200 homes and apartments, most with waterfront docks, and a small marina. Home to Richmond Yacht Club….

Brisbane Marina

Phone: 650-583-6975   

Offering 580 berths ranging in size from 30 to 66 feet and a 270’ Guest Dock. Can accommodate vessels up to 100 feet. (No live-aboards.) 300 ft. Fishing Pier. SaniSailor pumpout, Porta-potty dump…

British Marine

Phone: 800 400 2757   

Haul-outs to 30 tons. Diesel engine repairs; Perkins Marine dealer….

Cal Sailing Club

Sailing cooperative for small-boat sailors and windsurfers. Not a traditional yacht club, but a non-profit sailing cooperative that owns a fleet of 23 sailboats from 14 to 26 feet. Lessons, cruises, a…

Central Basin

Phone: (510) 834-4591   

One of the Port of Oakland marinas, managed by Almar….

Channel Marina

Phone: 510 233 2246   

City Yachts

Phone: 415-567-8880   

Since 1969 – one of the oldest yacht brokerages in Northern California. Buy or Sell your Yacht. Sailboats and Powerboats. Experienced brokers. Reputation for honesty and fairness. City Yachts subscr…

Classic Yacht Association

Phone: 415/381-6014   

Founded in 1969 for owners of pre-1943 boats, primarily motoryachts. Does not have its own clubhouse but organizes participation in parades, cruises, and social events. Northern California chapter of …

Clipper Yacht Harbor

Phone: 415-332-3500   

Clipper Yacht Harbor is the largest marina in Sausalito. The 700 slips are spread across 4 basins. There’s also 100 dry storage spaces. Clipper is home to Sausalito’s best launch ramp, currently open …

Clipper Yacht Harbor Chevron Yacht Harbor

Phone: 415-332-3500   

Sausalito’s only fuel dock, offering diesel, gas, and propane. Located at the south edge of Clipper’s main basin, the Chevron dock is adjacent to Clipper’s launch ramp….

Corinthian Yacht Club

Phone: 415-435-4771   

Founded in 1886 to promote small-boat yachting, only the San Francisco Yacht Club predates the Corinthian on the Pacific Coast. The Corinthian’s large clubhouse with its Colonial Revival facade is one…

Coyote Point Yacht Club

Phone: 650.347.6730   

Coyote Point Yacht Club is one of the oldest clubs on the bay, with over 150 members. The clubhouse has great bay views, and the marina has a fuel dock. Fly your Burgee & members of Reciprocal clu…

Coyote Point Marina

Phone: 650 573-2594    

The Coyote Point Marina is in San Mateo, just south of the San Francisco airport and north of Foster City.
Slips for rent, including multi-hull space, guest berthing, launch ramp (for fishing), fishi…

Cuttings Wharf Ramp

Two launch ramps. No charge….

D. W. Kinstle Boat Works

Phone: 510 428 0558   

Diesel Fuel Filtering

Phone: 510 521 6797   

Purify diesel fuel and flush tanks. Service provided at your berth or boat yard….

Docktown Marina

Phone: 650-365-3258   

Located east of Highway 101 in Redwood City, Docktown Marina is home to several floating homes and houseboats. The area has a community-feel and boasts the Peninsula Yacht Club. The marina is open …

Drake Marine

Phone: 650-588-3015   

Professional marine service and repair since 1988. Located at the Oyster Point Marina, South San Francisco. Private docking facilities & launch ramp as well as a storefront. Open weekdays 8:00am to…

Embarcadero Cove Marina

Phone: 510 532-6683   

Emery Cove Yacht Harbor

Phone: 510 428 0505   

Slips available for purchase as well as rental….

Emeryville Marina Fuel Dock

Phone: 510 654 6040   

Emeryville Marina

Phone: 510 654 3716   

Emeryville Yacht Club

Phone: (510) 428-0505   

Organized 1989….

Encinal Yacht Club

Phone: 510.522.3272   

The oldest club in the east bay, founded in 1890. Extensive racing program and host to many events….

Fifth Avenue Marina

Phone: 510 834 9815   

Fortman Marina

Phone: 510 522 9080   

Home of the Alameda Yacht Club. From 1904 to 1929, this historic location was the southern home of the Alaska Packers Association ships, the last square-rigged sailing fleet on the west coast. The fle…

Galilee Harbor

Phone: 415 332-8554   

Gashouse Cove Fuel Dock

Phone: 415-567-8880   

Gasoline: Two fast regular unleaded gasoline hoses. Diesel: Fast Paced Diesel Hose: At full throttle this hose can pump up to 45 gallons per minute, allowing fueling bigger motor yachts at a much fas…

Golden Gate Yacht Club

Phone: 415/346-2628   

Founded 1939…

GP San Francisco Marine

Diesel-only fuel dock primarily serving commercial vessels, but open to recreational boaters as well. Reportedly has the best prices in the area. Be prepared with your fenders and lines, as there'…

Grand Marina

Phone: 510 865 1200   

Over 400 berths, ranging from 30 to 53 feet. The double-fingered, concrete berths are connected by 7-foot-wide main walks. Variety of local businesses include a boat yard, canvas shop, yacht brokers, …

Hi-Tide Boat Sales & Service & Dry-Stack Marina

Phone: (415) 459-0254   

Dry-stack boat storage for boats up to 28 feet or 6500 pounds, on the San Rafael canal. Sales of Klamath aluminum boats and used boats. Engine parts and service….

Island Yacht Club

Phone: 510/521-2980   

Founded 1970…

Island Park Storage

Phone: (415) 890-6484   

Self-storage facility in the middle of the bay, on Treasure Island, with space for trailerboats. Has a launch ramp and washing station for use by tenants….

Jack London Square Marina

Phone: 510 834 4591   

Many restaurants (including Jack's, Scott's Kincaid's, Il Pescatore, Tony Roma, Pizzaria Uno, Yoshi's) and shops at adjacent Jack London Square.rnrnOne of the Port of Oakland marin…

Kappas Houseboat Marina

Phone: (415) 332-5510   

The northernmost section of houseboats, closest to shore. No visitor facilities….

Kennedy Park

Phone: 707.257.9529   

This 350-acre riverside park offers a single-lane launch ramp with ample parking. No charge. On Highway 221 just south of Napa Valley College….

KKMI – Pt. Richmond

Phone: 510 235 5564   

Full-service boatyard. Engine service, metal fabrication, fiberglass and wooden boat repair, custom cabinetry, sailboat rigging, and painting. Chandlery, yacht brokerage, and marine electronics store …

KKMI – Sausalito

Phone: 415-332-5564   

Full-service boatyard. Engine service, metal fabrication, fiberglass and wooden boat repair, custom cabinetry, sailboat rigging, and painting. Chandlery and marine electronics store on-site….

Loch Lomond Yacht Club

Phone: 415/459-9811   

Founded 1962…

Loch Lomond Marina

Phone: 415 454 7228   

Marina completely rebuilt in the late 1990s. Facilities include Loch Lomond Yacht Club, Arena Yacht Sales. and Andy's Local Market….

Lowrie Yacht Harbor

Phone: 415 454 7595   

Marin Yacht Club

Phone: 415/453-9366   

Founded 1935. Has its own marina….

Marina Plaza Yacht Harbor

Phone: 415-332-4723   

Small, newer marina in front of an office park near the Bay Model, between downtown and the Harbor Rd. area….

Marina Bay Yacht Club

Phone: 510/232-6292   

Founded 1985…

Marina Bay Yacht Harbor

Phone: 510 236 1013   

Marina Bay is a relatively new marina built in the space occupied by the Kaiser Shipyard during World War II….

Marina Village Yacht Harbor

Phone: 510-521-0905   

The largest marina on the Estuary, this space was home to the Bethlehem Steel Shipbuilding Division, which built ships during World War II….

Mariner Square Marina & Drystack

Phone: 510 521 2727   

Mariner Square Marina & Drystack on the island of Alameda. In addition to storage and slips, provide services such as loading your boat with gear, food, fuel, and hooking boat to trailer. Drystack …

Mariposa Hunters Point Yacht Club

Phone: 415/495-9344   

Founded 1932…

Master Mariners Benevolent Association

Association for wooden sailboat owners. A revitalization of an organization originally founded in 1867 by owners of working sailboats on the bay. Now sponsors the annual Master Mariners Race and an an…

Metropolitan Yacht Club

Phone: 510/893-6926   

Founded 1957…

Napa Valley Marina

Phone: 707-252-8011   

The Napa Valley Marina is the only large public boating facility, other than launch ramps, on the Napa River. In addition to covered and open slips, there's a guest dock, a fuel dock, and a large…

Napa Valley Yacht Club

Phone: (707) 252-3342   

Napa Main Street Boat Dock

Phone: (707) 257-9529   

The long-awaited downtown Napa boat dock is now open. Use of the 70-foot public area is on a first-come, first-served basis, with a 3-hour limit. There is no charge for use of the dock. Longer docking…

Nelson’s Marine

Phone: (510) 814-1858   

North Bay Yacht Club

Organized 1959…

North Bay Boatworks

Phone: 415 332 3395   

Builder of wooden boats using traditional methods and materials. All use plank on frame construction, both lapstrake and carvel styles. rnrnOffers all stages of boatbuilding, using standard or custom …

North Basin

Phone: 510 834 4591   

One of the Port of Oakland marinas, managed by Almar….

Oakland Yacht Club

Phone: 510/522-6868   

Founded 1913…

Oakland Yacht Club Marina

Phone: 510 522 6868   

Home of the Oakland Yacht Club, which manages the entire marina….

Oyster Cove Marina

Phone: 650-952-5540   

Since 1983, friendly service and resort setting at an affordable price. Concrete piers and landscaped promenade. Berths 30 ft to 60 ft. Double Finger Concrete Slips, Heated Dressing Rooms and Showers,…

Oyster Point Marina

Phone: 650-952-0808   

Offers Berthing for 26 to 60 ft., Two lane Launch Ramp, Pump-Out Faciiltites, Park/Open Space, Swimming Beach, Fishing Pier, Restrooms, Hot Showers, Laundry Facility for Tenants, Ample Parking, 24-hou…

Paradise Cay Yacht Harbor

Phone: 415 435 1652   

Paradise Cay is a housing development with backyards facing docks on man-made canals. There's a new marina that can accommodate boats to 115 feet with up to 24-foot beam on end ties. Two pump out…

Pelican Yacht Harbor

Phone: 415-332-0723   

Small marina just north of, and immediately adjacent to, Sausalito Yacht Harbor. Many classic wooden boats. No guest slips….

Pier 38 Maritime Recreation Center

Phone: 415-975-3838   

Old pier and warehouse, extensively rebuilt a few years ago to become a boat center. Large, deep-draft (and expensive) guest dock can accommodate megayachts of nearly any size. Old warehouse now provi…

Pier 66 Boatyard

Phone: 415 431 6666   

Pier 39 Marina

Phone: 415-705-5436   

Marina on the east side of the Pier 39 tourist mecca. Slips for sale or rent….

Pillar Point Harbor

Phone: 650-726-5727   

Protected Harbor on the coast south of San Francisco, 369 Berths, Fuel Dock, Guest Dock, Fishing Pier, RV lot, Ice-Making Facilities, Hot Showers, Restrooms, Pump-Out Facilities, Launch Ramp, 24-hour …

Point San Pablo Yacht Club

Phone: 510/620-9690   

Founded 1946…

Point San Pablo Yacht Harbor

Phone: 510 233 3224   

Includes 12 house boat slipsrnrn…

Portobello Marina

Phone: 510 451 7000   

Presidio Yacht Club

Phone: 415/332-2319   

Founded 1959. The Presidio Yacht Club is a social organization under the sponsorship of 60th Services Squadron, Travis Air Force Base. Membership was previously limited to active duty & reserve mi…

Redwood City Marina (Port of Redwood City Municipal Marina)

Phone: 650-363-1390   

The Port operates the 190-berth Redwood City Marina. This modern marina facility can accommodate vessels up to 50 feet in length and has 10 feet of water depth at low tide. The Marina provides elect…

Redwood Landing Marina

Phone: 650-363-1390   

Offering 43 slips and side ties, guest berths, a few live-aboards, dry storage, launch ramp, pumpout, fishing pier, picnic tables, electricity & water, public bathrooms nearby….

Richardson Bay Yacht Club

Richardson Bay Marina

Phone: (415) 332-5510   

The northermost marina in Richardon's Bay….

Richardson Bay Boatworks

Phone: 415 331 0742   

Richmond Yacht Club

Phone: 510/237-2821   

Founded 1932…

Richmond Yacht Harbor

Phone: 510 235 1176   

Sam's Anchor Cafe

Phone: 415 435 4527   

Perhaps the most popular boat-in restaurant on San Francisco bay. Guest dock available….

San Francisco Boat Works

Phone: 415 626 3275   

San Rafael Yacht Club

Phone: 415/454-4661   

Founded 1938…

San Francisco Marina

Phone: 415 831-6322   

Also known as San Francisco Small Craft Yacht Harbor, the San Francisco Marina includes two separate areas, called the West Basin and the East Basin (also known as Gashouse Cove). The gas dock is in t…

San Rafael Yacht Harbor

Phone: 415 456 1600   

San Leandro Marina

Phone: (510) 577-3488   

A concrete, two-lane launch ramp, with boarding floats, is available for $10/day 24 hours per day. Both diesel and unleaded gasoline are available from 9:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. …

San Francisco Yacht Club

Phone: 415 435 9133   

The oldest yacht club on the Pacific Coast (organized 1869), the San Francisco Yacht Club is also one of the most exclusive on the bay. It is located in Belvedere and has its own 190-slip marina. As t…

Sausalito Public Ramp

This is the public boat ramp in Sausalito, but the ramp is in poor condition beneath the water. Unfortunately, the ramp at Clipper is no longer available to the public, so this is your only choice in …

Sausalito Marine Harbor

Phone: (415) 332-3100   

Small marina adjacent to the old Sausalito Marine building and the public launch ramp….

Sausalito Cruising Club

Phone: 415/332-9922   

The Sausalito Cruising Club was founded in 1949 as a boating and social club. The club facility is a refurbished WWII ammunition barge docked at Dunphy Park within walking distance of beautiful downto…

Sausalito Yacht Harbor

Phone: 415-332-5000   

Southernmost marina in Sausalito, adjacent to the central downtown area. It is one of the older marinas, but it has been very well maintained. Owned by Herb Madden, Jr., whose father built the origina…

Sausalito Yacht Club

Phone: 415/332-7400   

Founded 1942…

Schoonmaker Point Marina

Phone: 415.331.5550   

A relatively new, full-service marina. Side-ties can handle yachts up to 220 feet long. Guest slips often available by prior arrangement. Café at marina. Sandy beach that can be used to land or launc…

Sequoia Yacht Club

Phone: 650 361 9472   

Visitors are welcome. Drop-in lunch on Wednesdays, and dinner on Fridays. Wednesday evening "Beer Can" race with burgers following. Sailors who would like to crew for these races can always …

Sierra Point Yacht Club

Phone: 650-952-0651   

Club based at the Brisbane Marina. Sponsors beer-can races during the summer, and weekend cruises to other yacht clubs. Established 1984….

Single Sailors Association

Does not have a clubhouse of its own; monthly gatherings at Ballena Bay Yacht Club….

South Beach Yacht Club

Phone: (415) 495-2295   

Founded 1988….

South Beach Harbor

Phone: 415-495-4911   

The newest San Francisco Marina and the only one not on the north side of the city, South Beach Harbor was built in 1986 by the San Francisco Redevelopment Agency. When the redevelopment agency was di…

Spaulding Wooden Boat Center

Phone: 415 332 3721   

One of the few remaining boat yards focused on wooden boats….

St. Francis Yacht Club

Phone: 415/563-6363   

San Francisco’s premier yacht club, founded 1927. The most prestigious yacht club in San Francisco, and the one closest to the Golden Gate Bridge….


Phone: (510) 232-4282   

SugarDock offers berthing for vessels from 50 to 350 feet. It is one of the few truly deep-water guest docks on San Francisco Bay, with 34 feet of water. Located in the Richmond inner harbor, SugarDoc…

Svendsen’s Boat Works

Phone: 510 522 2886   

35-ton Travelift and 60-ton elevator. All aspects of marine repair….

The Boat Yard at Grand Marina

Phone: 510 521 6100   

Full-service boat yard; services include bottom and antifouling painting, fiberglass and gelcoat repairs, Awlgrip LPU hull painting, electronic installations, custom yacht woodwork, rigging and spar t…

The Ramp Restaurant

Phone: 415 621 2378   

A bit of the old San Francisco waterfront, this restaurant is adjacent to the SF Boatworks boatyard in China Basin. Guest dock available, first come first served….

Tiburon Yacht Club

Phone: 415/789-9294   

Founded 1965. Note that the clubhouse is on the east side of the Tiburon peninsula, not in the town of Tiburon….

Tradewinds Sailing School and Club

Phone: 510 232 7999   

Sailing school and sailboat rentals, 22 to 65 feet. Based at Marina Bay Yacht Harbor in Richmond. Club program available allowing unlimited use of the fleet. (Not a PICYA club.)…

Treasure Isle Marina

Phone: 415 981 2416   

Treasure Island Yacht Club

Phone: 650/588-4351   

The TIYC was founded as a military-only club but is now open to all. Founded 1966….

Union Point Basin

Phone: 510 834 4591   

One of the Port of Oakland marinas, managed by Almar….

Vallejo Municipal Marina

Phone: (707)648-4370   

Largest marina in the north bay, with both covered and open berths, restaurants (Sardine Can and Zio Fraedo's Restaurant), fuel dock, chandlery, and boatyard (Vallejo Boatworks)….

Vallejo Launch Ramp

Phone: (707) 648-4370   

A reader comment from Tom Ochs: Make sure you get there at high water. The city hasn't maintained the harbor or ramp in years, and it has silted in quite badly. It is not unusual to see a boat ap…

Vallejo Boatworks

Phone: 707- 554 – 2813   

Owner Captain Richard Cunningham….

Vallejo Yacht Club

Phone: 707 643-1254   

The Vallejo Yacht Club dates back to 1900. It has its own 124-slip marina, adjacent to the Vallejo Municipal Marina. The club offers a large clubhouse with frequent activities, and a year-round sailbo…

Waldo Point Marina

Phone: 415 331 3393   

The largest houseboat marina in Sausalito. No visitor facilities….

Western Boat & Tackle Shop

Phone: 415-454-4177