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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

Marina Boat Dock Wash is temporarily closed

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


Marina Fuel - effective June 8, 2017
Fuel Types Available: Midgrade Unleaded, and Ultra-low Sulfur Dyed #2 Diesel
  • Midgrade Unleaded: $3.80 per gallon
  • ULSD Dyed #2 Diesel: $3.37 per gallon

Fuel Dock Hours:
      Tuesday thru Thursday 10am – 3pm
      Friday thru Sunday 8am – 4:30pm
      Closed Mondays.


Services Available
  • 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


Rates effective July 1, 2017

Launch Fees

  • Day Use: $5.00
  • Season Pass - June 1 through May 31: $53.00
  • Senior Season Pass - (62 and Older): $27.00


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
$101.00 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 $6.18 per foot up to 29 feet and $6.93 per foot for 30 feet and larger for vessel or slip, whichever is greater. Larger end ties available

  • Marina Transient Rate $30 per day
  • Turning Basin Transient fee is $30 per day, also.

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Haystack Landing Bridge
      Marine vessels wanting to gain access should contact the Bridge Tender or SMART rail Operations Center in advance.


      When onsite the Bridge Tender can be contacted via VHF Radio contact via channel 9 & 16, or via phone at 707-890-8650



Follow this link to Harbor Tides:
Follow this link to Harbor Tides



Contact Information

11 English Street
Petaluma, CA 94952
phone: 707.778.4303
fax: 707.206.6034
Hours: 8:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.
Monday - Thursday

Director, Public Works and Utilities
Dan St. John, F.ASCE
202 N. McDowell Blvd
Petaluma, CA 94954
Phone: 707.778.4546
Fax: 707.206.6034

Deputy Director,
Larry Zimmer
phone: 707.776.3674
fax: 707.206.6034

City Engineer/Flood Plain Administrator
Curt Bates, P.E
phone: 707.778.4311
fax: 707.206.6034

Airport Manager, Bob Patterson
601 Sky Ranch Drive
Petaluma, CA 94954
phone: 707.778.4404
fax: 707.778.4405
Hours: Mon. - Fri. 8:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.
Sat. & Sun. 8:00 A.M. - 4:00 P.M.
After Hours Service:
Fee: $25.00
Call Bob Patterson at 707.753.1166

Transit Manager, Joseph Rye
555 North McDowell Blvd
Petaluma, CA 94954
phone: 707.778.4460
fax: 707.776.3799