Details for Rickenbacker Marina
Name

Rickenbacker Marina
Position

Display in The Interactive Cruising Guidebook
Average rating 3.0 stars from 13 reviews

Address 3301 Rickenbacker Causeway
Key Biscayne, FL 33149-1016

Phone305-361-1900

After hours contact



Facility type

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

Notes



VHF channel

16/68

Web sitewww.rickenbackermarina.com

Email contact



Owner, manager



Harbormaster



Dockmaster



Payments acceptedCredit cards - NO
Checks - NO

Payment info



Payment discounts



Operation (seasonal or year-round)
Unknown

Additional info:

Approach

From the ICW Marker #67, approach alongside the Northeast side of the Benjamin Powell Bridge, within 100 yards of the bridge. Coming from the North, watch your depth and do not turn too quickly.

Watch for mooring buoys near the fuel dock as well as for ultralight traffic as there is a small ultralight base near the fuel dock.

Tide

2

Current

Moderate

Tide & current additional info



Depths

Approach: 7
Transient dockage: 11
Fuel dock: 7

Other depth info:

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

Additional info:

Size restrictionsLOA max: Unknown
Beam max: Unknown

Other info:

Slips

Transient: Unknown
Total: Unknown
Transient price: Unknown

Other price info:

Moorings

Transient: 40
Total: Unknown
Transient price: Unknown

Other price info: Moorings are $40 per day.

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

Additional info:

Pricing info:

Cable TV (and pricing)



Phone hookup (and pricing)



Water (and pricing)



Dinghy access



Liveaboard info



FuelGas: NOT AVAILABLE
Diesel: AVAILABLE

Fuel brand:

Gas priceUnknown

Other price info: Ethanol free.

Diesel priceUnknown

Other price info: Plus 7% tax. Call 305-371-3835, Admiral Oil for delivery. Diesel is only available if prior arrangements are made with a delivery truck. They do not have a diesel pump.

Propane



Pets welcomeUnknown

Other pet info:

Disability access



Launch service



Pump out



Ice



Trash



Showers



Heads



Laundry



Grocery



Hardware



Restaurants



Bars



Hotels or motels



Repair capabilities



Haul out capabilities



Storage facilities



Fishing supplies



Chartering capabilities



Internet access



Boat ramp availability

Yes

Transportation



Other services



Attractions



Reviews for Rickenbacker Marina
Hostile to crusiers, 2017-03-15
Captain: , Hampton VA (70)

Anchored in Marine Stadium I needed to get my wife to the pharmacy. We thought we would call an uber and have them pick her up at the Marina or the Resturant. Upon dinghing up to the docks a dock master with no concept of english just keep saying no no no and pointing to security cameras and giving a cut throut sign across his neck. So much for anything positive about this place.



Great Marina for long term in Miami, 2016-01-20
Captain: , Dallas (35)

Excellent customer service and totally responsive to our requests. Totally safe with 24 hour security. Starting our 2nd year at Rickenbacker - it's just under the causeway to sailing in Biscayne Bay. No complaints - managment is totally responsive and extremely helpful to us as long distance owners.



Nice place but not really set up for/interested in transients, 2015-11-20
Captain: , Hartfield, VA (140)

We tried this place as alternative to dreaded Herbert Hoover and Black point marinas (see which). Marina has a very busy dry storage operation and very few transient slips. Marina staff is polite but less than helpful. Lots of paperwork, including reqirement to fax/email reservation form and credit card info. English is a second language here. Nice tiki bar and 1st class restaurant.



Has everything, 2015-03-06
Captain: , Stuart, fl (40)

Good place to stop before heading south. Clean showers and marina but nothing in walking distance. Security doesn't speak english which wouldn't be a problem but I wasn't put on marina docks where showers are and had to show security I was docked here but on docks in front of bar which is not behind gated security. Not much current inside but not much space to move around inside when boats are being put in at boat ramp. Not my favorite place.



Remember Gas only--Diesel by special arrangement, 2015-02-02
Captain: , Solomons, MD (195)

Also the pump out is $10 which we did because we were there anyway. Would not go back. But, the dock hand was quick to come out to try to help us and was very polite.



No More Mooring Balls, 2015-01-28
Captain: , Fayetteville, Arkansas (671)

We called today, the nice lady said they were no longer using the mooring field. Price for dockage for a 40 boat was $3.50.



terrible at Marathon Fuel dock, 2014-01-25
Captain: , Ft Myers, Florida (1663)

No English
No help docking
Water $20
Pump out only M-F cost $20
Pump out at end of dock 15ft hose , nozzle all beat up
Only gas non ethanol $5.60/ gal
No 4 cycle oil



Very Well Run, 2013-03-05
Captain: , Pines Lake, NJ (411)

Granted, $40 a night for a mooring ball is a bit steep but we picked one up just to take some hot showers. do laundry and fill our water tanks. The bathrooms and showers are new and the laundry is clean with several machines. The gasoline is ethanol free as well.

This place is very well run. Although I was on one of their low cost mooring balls with many high paid boats in the slips paying by the month, we were treated like we were the best customer they had. They went out of their way to accomodate any needs we had as well as give advice on how to take the bus to the Winn Dixie in Key Biscayne. I can't say enough good things about the management.

The view from the mooring balls is unsurpassed of the Miami skyline. There are occasional wakes but very bearable. However, the balls do not have any ground tackle, just a rust covered eye bolt so be sure you bring the appropriate lines/shackles to connect.



A marina with liveaboard mooring balls too, 2011-07-30
Captain: , West Palm Beach (121)

Well run, courteous staff. Liveaboards allowed. No dingy dock--just a landing area in the mangroves near shower house/laundry room. Good securty at marina. Not enough parking spots when were were there.



well run and best hurricane hole in miami, 2010-11-18
Captain: , miami,fl (2241)

was here for 5 years and went thur a lot of hurricanes - including katrina and wilma -- in constant state of upgrades and they work at keeping it up - did solve the wake problem so not bad now




Friendly staff but horendous wakes!, 2009-03-03
Captain: , Miami, fl (3615)

Great staff, very friendly, but the wakes are horrendous! Small boats speeding into the marina or around into Marine Stadium, as well as sportfish taking a short cut across the flat towards Government Cut.

good services, Wifi, security, although the docks are a little narrow, no finger piers and too few pilings.



Cheapest Fuel in the area, 2009-01-10
Captain: , Key Biscayne FL (3049)

Fuel delivery by truck by appointment.
Admiral Oil Inc
www.admiraloil.com
(305) 371-3835




Rickenbacker well managed, 2008-12-30
Captain: , Marco Island (2)

One of the best run marinas I've ever visited.
Courteous helpful staff

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