Newport Harbor

Harbor Patrol/Marine Operations Headquarters
1901 Bayside Dr.

Corona Del Mar, CA 92625
949-723-1002

Vessel Launching

Newport Harbor

Newport Harbor

Trailered vessels may be launched at the Newport Dunes Aquatic Park located at 1131 Back Bay Dr. in Newport Beach. For additional information please call (949)729-3863.

Cost

October - April:

  • Monday - Thursday: $8
  • Friday - Sunday: $10

May - September:

  • Monday - Thursday: $10
  • Friday - Sunday: $15

Vessels are launched in the Upper Newport Bay. Travel time to the breakwater: approximately 40 minutes. Please observe the 5mph/"no wake" speed limit throughout the harbor to the breakwater.

Guest Slip/Mooring Rentals

Guest Slips:

  • Five slips are available for rent on a first come, first served basis.
  • Slips and moorings must be rented in person and the vessel to be docked/moored must be brought to the Harbor Patrol guest dock at the time of rental.
  • Bring to the office current registration/documentation and a picture I.D.
  • Guest slips will accommodate vessels up to 40' overall length.
  • Rates are $40.00 nightly fee.
  • November-April:
    During these months guest slip renters are required to sleep on board their vessels due to possible adverse weather conditions.

Guest Moorings:

  • Various sizes throughout the harbor
  • Rates are $15.00 nightly fee from November through April, $25.00 from May through October
  • Slips and moorings must be rented in person and vessel to be docked/moored must be brought to the Harbor Patrol guest dock at the time of rental.
  • Bring to the office current registration/documentation and a picture I.D.
  • November-April:
    During these months renters of the moorings in Carnation Cove are required to sleep on board their vessels due to possible adverse weather conditions.

Click here to see County Of Orange Slip and Mooring Rental Rules.

San Diego Bay - Online Boating Reservations

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San Diego Bay is a recreational haven that attracts boaters from all over the world. To make the bay more accessible and enjoyable, the Port of San Diego provides temporary anchorage areas for boaters. The Port is proud to announce that a new online reservation service is now available. Boaters may choose from anchorages or guest docks.
  • Anchorages are a maximum of 72-hour reservation. There must be a 24-hour gap before applying for another permit.
  • Guest docks allow you to stay 15 days in a 40-day period. The docks are located at the southwestern end of Shelter Island.
Reservations were accepted on a first-come, first-served basis.

 

Dana Point Visiting boaters can find anchorage available in both the East and West basins of Dana Point Harbor.

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The following marinas also offer guest slips.

Dana Point Marina Company
Dana Point Marina Company operates the guest slips for the Harbor. Contact the office for information regarding reservations, assignments and fees.
Tel. 949.496.6137

Dana Point Yacht Club
Dana Point Yacht Club offers guest slips to visiting members of reciprocal clubs. Stays are limited to 3 nights if slips are available. Contact Simone.
Tel. 949.496.2900

Dana West Yacht Club
Dana West Yacht Club offers guest slips to visiting members of reciprocal clubs. For more information please contact their office.
Tel. 949.661.1185

For additional boating services while staying in Dana Point Harbor, check out Boating Services Page. Please note also that the Harbor offers a Free Bilge Pad Exchange Program for all boaters.