Details for Vilano Beach Town Dock

Vilano Beach Town Dock

Display in The Interactive Cruising Guidebook
Average rating 4.0 stars from 8 reviews

Address Vilano Beach, FL


After hours contact

Facility type

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


Check out St Augustine Cruisers Net each morning at 8:00 am on VHF 72. More information can be found at:

VHF channel

Web site

Email contact

Owner, manager



Payments acceptedCredit cards - NO
Checks - NO

Payment info

Payment discounts

Operation (seasonal or year-round)

Additional info:






Tide & current additional info


Approach: Unknown
Transient dockage: Unknown
Fuel dock: Unknown

Other depth info: Reported to have plenty of deep water.

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:


Transient: Unknown
Total: Unknown
Transient price: $0.00/ft (2012-06-03)

Other price info: Free use. 4 hour limit. No overnight dockage.


Transient: Unknown
Total: Unknown
Transient price: Unknown

Other price info:

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


Fuel brand:

Gas priceUnknown

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Diesel priceUnknown

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Pets welcomeUnknown

Other pet info:

Disability access

Launch service

Pump out







Yes - Publix 2 blocks away.
55 Ava Way
St. Augustine, FL 32084



Yes - Several restaurants nearby including seafood, pizza, Cuban, and Italian.


Hotels or motels

Repair capabilities

Yes - Small engine repair shop nearby.

Haul out capabilities

Storage facilities

Fishing supplies

Chartering capabilities

Internet access

Boat ramp availability


Other services


Reviews for Vilano Beach Town Dock
Access to this dock is CLOSED FOR THE REMAINDER OF 2016, 2016-06-11
Captain: , St. Augustine (30)

This is an advisory that the Vilano fishing pier is closed for maintenance. It is scheduled to reopen "sometime in 2017". As a result, although you can tie up at the floating dock, you cannot get to land. It is a construction area and completely barricaded so there is NO shore access.

This is the tie up for a real grocery store, 2015-12-27
Captain: , Bristol, RI (762)

This dock is where you go to get into Vilano and to a Publix Grocery Store. Lock your dingy here but never had a problem. Publix is less than a 1/4 mile straight ahead.

Great resource, 2015-02-05
Captain: , United States (2386)

We've used this dock a few times now, always in our tender from the nearby anchorage. Easy walk to Publix and several nice restaurants. We could fit the big boat (52', 6' draft) here quite easily, too, for a provisioning stop. For that reason we always tie our dinghy up on the east (inside) side of the dock leaving the outside for larger vessels.

Large well built floating dock, 2014-03-20
Captain: , Ottawa (1173)

This is a great resource for cruisers needing to reprovision. There is a Publix supermarket only a couple blocks up the street from the dock. There are also other stores as well as restaurants in the area.

Great quick stop!, 2013-12-26
Captain: , Great Falls, VA (1092)

This free dock is a very easy stroll to the grocery store. The 4 hour limit would make it a terrific place to stop and wait for a tide change and get some grocery shopping and lunch done at the same time. Note that the current satalite image on Active Captain does not actually show this dock. You can see the long fishing pier in the satalite image, the floating dock juts off of that (making it paralel to the current and easy docking, I was worried before arriving that it was perpendicular to current until I saw it in person). Room for about four to six 40 foot boats (2 or 3 per side) depending on how tightly everyone ties up. Despite the no wake zone, still plenty of wakes so put out all of your fenders.

Get Groceries Here!, 2013-08-19
Captain: , New York (21)

This is one long floating finger peer. Could handle just about any boat. Publix grocery store is a short walk.

Free Dock for 24 HRS, 2012-10-09
Captain: , St. Augustine, Fl (25)

close walk to many stores

Grocery Store - Publix, 2012-07-10
Captain: , Fort Myers Florida (189)

Dingied over from the municipal moorings. One long block walk to big publix grocery store. Floating dock with lots of cleats.

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