Details for Benicia Marina

Benicia Marina

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Average rating 3.4 stars from 9 reviews

Address 266 East B Street
Benicia, CA 94510-3346


After hours contact

Facility type

Marina - YES
Club - NO
Fuel - YES
Repair - NO
Municipal - NO
Other - NO


VHF channel



Email contact

Owner, manager


Rhonda Imel


Payments acceptedCredit cards - NO
Checks - NO

Payment info

Cash only for the guest dock. They swipe your credit card for deposit for keys for the restroom.

Payment discounts

Operation (seasonal or year-round)
Year round

Additional info:


Stay in the center of the marked channel until inside of the breakwall. Keep speed up to keep from loosing steerage





Tide & current additional info

Approaching the marina enterance there can be strong current depending on the tide.


Approach: 6
Transient dockage: 8
Fuel dock: 8

Other depth info:

Dock typesWood - YES
Concrete - NO
Floating - YES
Fixed - NO
T/Alongside - NO
Other - NO

Additional info:

Size restrictionsLOA max: Unknown
Beam max: Unknown

Other info:


Transient: Unknown
Total: Unknown
Transient price: $1.00/ft (2015-03-12)

Other price info:


Transient: Unknown
Total: Unknown
Transient price: Unknown

Other price info:

AC power30 amp - YES
50 amp - NO
100 amp - NO

Additional info:

Pricing info:

Cable TV (and pricing)

Phone hookup (and pricing)

Water (and pricing)

Yes - There is no water on the guest dock.

Dinghy access

Liveaboard info

Yes - $175 per month liveaboard fee.


Fuel brand:

Gas priceUnknown

Other price info:

Diesel priceUnknown

Other price info: Discount for purchasing more than 100 gallons.


Pets welcomeYes

Other pet info: Leash law enforced.

Disability access

Launch service

Pump out

Yes - Available next to the fuel dock.


Yes - You can purchase ice at the store.









Yes - Small on site store at the Harbor Master's dock.






Hotels or motels


Repair capabilities


Haul out capabilities


Storage facilities


Fishing supplies

Chartering capabilities

Internet access


Boat ramp availability



Other services

Dive Services, Hull Cleaning:
All American Divers, LLC


Reviews for Benicia Marina
Benicia Marina, 2016-09-04
Captain: , Salt Lake City (110)

Nice little marina. Guest slip fees were $40 per night (47' boat) including 30 amp power. Came for two nights. It was 10* warmer than the bay. Neat town within easy walking distance. Quite a few restaurants. Luccas was good. Sailor Jacks was pretty good. Grocery about 20 minutes.

Nice Delta Stopover, 2015-04-20
Captain: , Sacramento (173)

Been coming here a for a few years on the way to and back from the Delta.
Here's why I like it:
Great place to break up a trip to the Delta. The town is small and wonderful and only a few blocks from the marina (I recommend Luca's for dinner). It is a great place to walk your dog and the sunsets are magnificent. The staff has been great to me.

Here's why it is challenging: it is often very windy and the currents in the area are occasionally fierce. And it can be cold.

Here is how to improve the place: time to refurbish the bathrooms and showers (they need it). Time to dredge the entrance. Time to upgrade some of the docks. And try to make sure you put transients into regular slips and not the fuel dock (probably the source of the previous cranky review).

I will keep coming back, of course.

Haven't quite figured out how to cater to boaters., 2015-03-11
Captain: , Brookings, OR (645)

Staying at the guest dock for 3 days while we visit friends. No water. 30amp electric. Security gate is open to the public at all times. Restrooms are open to the public during the day and locked at night. Restrooms are dirty and dark. Not what I would consider a value for $40.00 per night. Staff was helpful when we checked in but the person was new and didn't even know what dock was what. Didn't inform us that we would have to pay in cash when we called to make a reservation. Town is in walking distance with good shopping and dining.

Great place, could be a few feet deeper, 2013-09-04
Captain: , Alameda (30)

Great overnighter with lots of food and entertainment places west of the marina within short walking distance. 6 foot channel at high tide, I draw 6 and dragged bottom coming in.

Accessible and pleasant, 2011-06-14
Captain: , Vallejo (161)

Gas dock is a good accessible place to drop off and pick oup guests. Stay away from channel edges on entrance, but main channel center has good depth. Nice place. Close by restaurants, etc. Nice town.

Great Marina, 2011-06-01
Captain: , Suisun City,CA (94)

Lots of eateries and shops within walking distance. Wonderful views from the yacht club.

Good Getaway, 2011-04-13
Captain: , Sausalito, CA (39)

Friendly gateway to the Sacramento/San Joaquin delta cruising grounds. Nice small town with lots of good restaurants. Recommend the rack of lamb at the Union Hotel. A nice overnight getaway from our dock in Sausalito.

Benicia Marina, 2011-01-29
Captain: , Benicia (21)

Ok, some betts have limited depth

Good marina - lots of nearby stores, 2010-02-08
Captain: , Pleasanton, Ca (69)

I've visited this marina several times. Harbor staff is friendly and helpful. Numerous restaurants, stores, cafe's within easy walk distance. there is a safeway about 1/2 mile from the marina. nice walk down the main street to safeway. dog friendly.

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