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Petaluma Marina

Petaluma Marina

We are proud to offer this newest of boating facilities for your use and enjoyment. The waters of the Petaluma Marina are part of the Petaluma River, a channel that runs fourteen miles from the north end of Petaluma to the San Pablo Bay. The river is enjoyed for its excellent boating, fishing, and water skiing.

Harbormaster's Office
781 Baywood Drive
Petaluma, CA 94954
(located next to the Boat Launch, between Hwy 101 overpass and the Sheraton Hotel) 707-778-4489
fax 707-778-4553

Hours                                                                                         ~Turning Basin / Mooring FAQs~
Tuesday thru Thursday 10 – 3:30
Friday thru Sunday 8 – 5
Closed Mondays


Services Available
  • Fuel available as of 12/4/15, with midgrade petrol and diesel.
  • Key Controlled Security Gates
  • 167 Slips
  • Telephone Service
  • Private Restrooms/Showers for boathers
  • Plenty of Free Parking for boaters
  • Full service utilities, including water, waste pump,  30 AMP electrical service
  • Kayak Storage Available


Launch Fees
  • Day Use: $5.00
  • Season Pass - June 1 through May 31: $50.00
  • Senior Season Pass - (62 and Older): $25.00


General Information
  • Living aboard a vessel is not permitted.
  • Staying aboard your vessel three consecutive days in a seven day period is allowed.
  • The marina's public launch facility is adjacent to the Harbormaster's Office.


Kayak Storage Rates
$95.00 per kayak, per quarter year (3 months) and a required key deposit.


Slip Rate Schedule
Before you bring your vessel into the slip, the following items must be in our possession:

First month paid in advance.

  • Security deposit equal to one month's rent.
  • Gate key deposit, $30.00 per key.
  • Application approved by Harbormaster.
  • Insurance showing $300,000 liability, listing the City of Petaluma as additional insured.
  • Copy of current boat registration.


The monthly rental rate is $5.80 per foot up to 29 feet and $6.50 per foot for 30 feet and larger for vessel or slip, whichever is greater. Larger end ties available

  • Marina Transient Rate $28 per day
  • Turning Basin Transient fee is $28 per day, also.

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Contact Information

Administrative Offices
320 N McDowell Blvd
Petaluma, CA 94954
Phone: 707.778.4380
Fax: 707.778.4473
Hours: 8:00am - 5:00pm
Monday - Friday

General Information:

General Division Inquiries 707.778.4380
Adults over 55 707.778.4399
Aquatics 707.246.6626
Community Gardens 707.778.4380
Facility & Park Reservations 707.778.4380
Marina 707.778.4489
Parks Maintenance 707.778.4303
Program Registration 707.778.4380

Recreation Supervisor:
Don Phoenix
Phone: 707-778-4519

Recreation Coordinators:
Drew Halter (Adult Sports, Field Rentals)

Don Streeper (Adults over 55, Senior Center)

Kara Vorhees (Preschool, Camps, Craft Fair)