Details for Marina Bay Yacht Harbor

Marina Bay Yacht Harbor

Display in The Interactive Cruising Guidebook
Average rating 3.8 stars from 8 reviews

Address 1340 Marina Way South
Richmond, CA 94804


After hours contact

510-236-1013, voicemail options for message or emergency page.

Facility type

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


VHF channel



Email contact

Owner, manager



Payments acceptedCredit cards - YES
Checks - YES

Payment info

Payment discounts

Discounts available for 1-year and 6-month advance berth rent payments. BoatUS members receive discount on guest berthing.

Operation (seasonal or year-round)
Year round

Additional info:


Stay in the marked channel. Avoid turning immediately after Daymark 18. Depth is a minimum of 12 feet in the center of the channel.





Tide & current additional info


Approach: 12
Transient dockage: 12
Fuel dock: Unknown

Other depth info: Depth in the harbor varies from 10 -18 feet. On the approach, stay in the entrance channel (parallel to the pier). Avoid turning too early adjacent to Daymark 18.

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

Additional info:

Size restrictionsLOA max: 140
Beam max: Unknown

Other info:


Transient: Unknown
Total: 850
Transient price: $0.50/ft (2014-02-19)

Other price info: Under 75 feet is $0.50 foot per night with a $12 per night minimum guest fee.
75 - 100 feet is $1 per foot per night.
Over 100 feet is $1.50 per foot per night.
Contact the Harbor Office at 510-236-1013 or VHF 16 to arrange a guest berths.


Transient: Unknown
Total: Unknown
Transient price: Unknown

Other price info:

AC power30 amp - YES
50 amp - YES
100 amp - YES

Additional info: All slips have at least 30 amp service, most of the larger slips also have 50 amp service. Some of the end ties have 100 amp service.

Pricing info: Electricity is metered.

Cable TV (and pricing)


Phone hookup (and pricing)

Yes - Telephone hookups available with service through ATT.

Water (and pricing)

Yes - Water available at each slip. Cost is covered by flat rate (currently $3/month).

Dinghy access

Yes - Dingy access is available throughout the marina.

Liveaboard info

Yes - Limited liveaboard spaces are available for qualified vessels.


Fuel brand:

Gas priceUnknown

Other price info:

Diesel priceUnknown

Other price info:


Pets welcomeYes

Other pet info:

Disability access

Launch service

Yes - On call only through Tideline Water Taxi -

Pump out

Yes - Free pump outs on D and G docks.


Yes - Free Ice for tenants and guests.


Yes - Dumpsters are by the restrooms.


Yes - Showers at D-Dock, E-Dock, and F and G-Dock Restrooms.


Yes - Restrooms and shower facilities available at each dock.


Yes - Coin operated laundry available at E-Dock and D-Dock.




Yes - Hardware nearby in Pt. Richmond from Westmarine, Whale Point Hardware, and KKMI.


Yes -
Salute Marina Bay -
Assemble -
Bubbaloo Cafe -


Yes - Salute Marina Bay has happy hour from 3 pm to 9 pm Mondays and from 6 pm to 9 pm the rest of the week.

The Assemble restaurant bar is open from 11:30 am to 2:30 pm Sunday through Thursday and 11:30 am to 9:00 pm on Friday and Saturday.

Hotels or motels

Repair capabilities

Yes - KKMI and Bay Marine are nearby.

Haul out capabilities

No - KKMI and Baymarine are nearby.

Storage facilities

Yes - Limited storage lockers by the restrooms at D dock.

Fishing supplies

Yes - Live bait available in season.

Chartering capabilities

Internet access

Yes - WiFi is available throughout the marina.

Boat ramp availability



Yes - Public transit info -

Other services


Rosie the Riveter WWII Home Front Museum. SS Red Oak Victory Ship.

Reviews for Marina Bay Yacht Harbor
Love MBYH!, 2015-09-20
Captain: , Vero Beach, FL (10)

We have had our boat here since February. Harbormaster has always been approachable and open to needs. Wifi is not great, but there are options to bring your own and I can use the marina's about 70% of the time. Clean docks, safe gates with a lot of camera security. Docks are stable, maintained. Salute's near E dock has good food, great views and is a local gathering place. For exercise, the Bay Trail winds through and around the Bay. It's often windy, which makes it either hellish or a great workout, depending on your motivation. Overall, we couldn't be happier.

WiFi is poor, security doesn't exist., 2015-02-19
Captain: , Brookings, OR (645)

Marina Bay Yacht Harbor has by far the worst WiFi I have ever tried to use. Harbor Master doesn't care at all and if you complain he tells you to go get your own WiFi if you don't like it.

02/18/2015 - Update - My car along with one other were broke into last night at the F dock parking. Talking to other people it appears that there are mutiple breakins happening at E, F & G docks. These docks have no secure parking and there are no security patrols. Don't leave anything in your car overnight.

Good harbor, 2014-02-19
Captain: , Richmond (33)

Newer facilities and lots of space. Harbormaster well versed in boating and very straightforward. Staff very accommodating, but keep them in the loop about your needs.

Marina Bay Yacht Harbour, 2012-12-21
Captain: , Richmond CA (44)

I've lived aboard here for nearly 3 years and consider it to be one of the best kept secrets on SFBay. Surrounded by a well maintained and landscaped section of the Bay Trail. Good facilities, fairly priced, approachable staff, easy access with wide fairways and reliable services at the slip. Active sailing club and school on site. The Potrero and Marina Bay Approach channels have both been dredged recently and new nav buoys placed. Compared to our last slip in Alameda we have a much shorter distance to motor before sails-up and often we can criuse out under sail on an easy beam reach. Plenty of places to eat nearby, several within walking distance. From my experience a reputation for crime problems in the area has been badly exaggerated.

Clean, safe and well run, 2011-03-04
Captain: , Wherever we are. (32)

Good facilities. Despite what other reviews have implied there is no crime problem here. (I have lived here for 3 years) The marina is surrounded by upscale condos and has key controlled access to the docks. They welcome transient boats have a wide variety of berths available to accommodate them. Entrance channel has 9 foot depth in last year's survey at MLLW and is scheduled for dredging to 12 feet in the summer of 2011. Just follow the buoys and you'll be fine.

new and improved?, 2011-01-16
Captain: , San Francisco Ca. (330)

this marina has a new sheriff in town. most of the abandoned boats have been removed but the unsavory criminal element can still be found. Facilities are good and there's plenty of lawn space to toss the frisbee around and let the dog take a walk. be sure to lock it up!

Overall a nice marina, 2008-02-19
Captain: , San Francisco Bay, CA, USA (140)

Marina Bay is quite a sprawling marina, and it's quite a distance to walk between docks, but a nice walk along the water side trail. Facilities are good, though if coming by road I've found parking can be a challenge and car break-ins are not uncommon.

not bad for a big marina, 2007-01-26
Captain: , Brickyard Cove (1)

The facilities are generally clean and neat on D dock, but I can't speak to other docks (A through F). They have hundreds of boats. Very good security. Their follow-through with administrative stuff isn't great, but if you explain it to them a couple of times, they eventually get it.

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