Details for Eureka Public Marina

Eureka Public Marina

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Average rating 3.3 stars from 6 reviews

Address 1 Marina Way
Eureka, CA


After hours contact

Facility type

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

VHF channel


Email contact

Owner, manager



Payments acceptedCredit cards - YES
Checks - YES

Payment info

Visa and MC

Payment discounts

Operation (seasonal or year-round)

Additional info:






Tide & current additional info


Approach: Unknown
Transient dockage: Unknown
Fuel dock: Unknown

Other depth info:

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

Additional info:

Size restrictionsLOA max: Unknown
Beam max: Unknown

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Transient: Unknown
Total: Unknown
Transient price: Unknown

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Transient: Unknown
Total: Unknown
Transient price: Unknown

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

Additional info:

Pricing info: Included in the moorage fee.

Cable TV (and pricing)

Phone hookup (and pricing)

Water (and pricing)


Dinghy access

Liveaboard info


Fuel brand:

Gas priceUnknown

Other price info:

Diesel priceUnknown

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Pets welcomeUnknown

Other pet info:

Disability access


Launch service

Pump out








No - None within walking distance. Costco and other grocery stores one or two miles away.


Yes - Englund Marine Supply next to the marina to the east.


Yes - Short walk to Oldtown for a choice of pubs and restaurants.


Hotels or motels

Repair capabilities

Haul out capabilities

Storage facilities

Fishing supplies

Chartering capabilities

Internet access

Yes - Free marina WiFi and excellent ATT cell coverage.

Boat ramp availability



Other services


Old town Eureka and museums within walking distance.

Reviews for Eureka Public Marina
Questionable Place to Stay, 2015-10-06
Captain: , San Diego (10)

We should have gone straight to Woodley Island Marina. The Eureka Public Marina looked "OK", when we tied up, but then we met the staff and it started downhill from there. Staff does not like out of area traffic. Paid premium price for overnight dock space; be selective, since most of the marina is shallow, once inside the outter docks. "Secure" is not how to describe this marina, at night. Pot smoking marina tenents, dogs running around all night, off-leash, and parties all around. Local live-aboards are unfriendly, at best; we felt most were checking out what to steal from our decks if we left to hit the town.
Having a 60' Cruiser means always being a target, but this was made obvious by all the homeless gathered around the docks. First time on our trip that we had to post watches while tied to the docks.
Stay at Woodley Island. We moved the next morning: didn't even ask for a refund of the next 2 nights we prepaid.

FYI: NO Fuel at this marina; Gas & Diesel is available at Englund Marine Store just upriver. NO restaurant at Eureka Marina; Woodley has one onsite. Grocery is a few blocks away, but you have to walk past homeless population to get to it, or any other business near the Eureka Public Marina.

Eureka Public Marina and National Weather Service, 2014-09-09
Captain: , Seattle (110)

Stayed one night on the way down the coast. Side tied on the inside of breakwater dock, definitely shallow at low tide. Good solid marina, secured at night, reasonable washrooms for paying customers, laundry, etc. Harbormaster was extremely helpful, offered a lift to a fueling station with our jerry cans. As a bonus, NWS Eureka is just across the river, and welcomed our phone call (NOAA NWS 707-443-0574). Great to have a live conversation with the folks who make the forecast and confirm our understanding of the conditions ahead!

Mega Yacht Dock, 2014-07-28
Captain: , Newport Beach, CA (410)

While transiting the coast southbound, we spent several nights in Eureka. We were placed at the "mega yacht" dock across from the island about 2 miles east of the actual marina. Very private. Good power. No wifi at the mega yacht dock. Lots of activity on the small dock at all hours of the night. Lots of questionable people hanging around the area, but we had no problems. Great pizza/Italian restaurant in town, Gabriel's... HIGHLY RECOMMENDED!

Eureka Public Marina, 2012-08-14
Captain: , Marina Bay, Richmond, Ca. (20)

Side tie inside K dock calm but depth barely 6 ft. at low tide. Concrete docks good hookups & lighting. Locked at night. Restrooms good with laundry. Free wifi but never could get signal. Good AT&T cell coverage. Great access to downtown restaurants and stores including Costco on foot.

Good for a quick or extended stay, 2012-06-04
Captain: , Kirkland, WA (4478)

Full service marina with helpful people. Transient moorage on outside of 'K' and 'A' dock are a exposed to NW winds and boat wakes but remains resonably calm most of the time. Centrally located and well maintained with all the basic services. Harbor master went out of his way to help us. Nearby attractions and services.

Good Facility, 2008-08-21
Captain: , Vancouver BC (500)

Was here in 2001 on way to Mexico, well maintained close to all facilities, fuel dock is 10 mins further up the inlet but is tie to pilings, reaonable chandlry on site at fuel dock. Mayor invited us to office to greet foreign visitors.

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