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Marina & Turning Basin

The City of Petaluma offers services for boaters at the Marina, located next to the Sheraton Hotel on Baywood Drive, and the Turning Basin, located near the downtown area.

This page provides basic information about both amenities. For more details, download our FAQs.

Submit a maintenance request for the Marina.

Location & Phone

781 Baywood Drive
Petaluma, CA 94954
(located next to the Boat Launch, between Hwy 101 overpass and the Sheraton Hotel)
Tel: 707-778-4489

Operating Hours

Monday thru Thursday 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Friday 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Fuel Dock Hours: By Appt. 707.778.4303, option 1

The Marina is staffed Monday thru Thursday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. and Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Marina and Turning Basin Rules


  • Key Controlled Security Gates
  • 167 Slips
  • Telephone Service
  • Private Restrooms/Showers for boaters
  • Free Parking for boaters
  • Full-service utilities, including water, waste pump, 30 AMP electrical service
  • Kayak Storage Available
  • Fuel


Fuel Dock Hours
By appointment call 707.778.4303, option 1

Fuel Types
Midgrade Unleaded: $4.12 per gallon
ULSD Dyed #2 Diesel: $4.10 per gallon

Rates and Fees


  • Day Use: $6.00
  • Season Pass - June 1 through May 31: $55.00
  • Senior Season Pass - (62 and Older): $28.00


  • Midgrade Unleaded: $4.12 per gallon
  • ULSD Dyed #2 Diesel: $4.10 per gallon


$105.00 per kayak, per quarter year (3 months) and a required key deposit.


  • $6.38 per foot up to 29 feet and $7.15 per foot for 30 feet and larger for vessel or slip, whichever is greater. Larger end ties available
  • Marina Transient Fee: $31 per day Short Term Rental Agreement
  • Turning Basin Transient Fee: $31 per day

Slip Rental Requirements

  • First month rent paid
  • Security deposit equal to one month's rent.
  • Gate key deposit, $30.00 per key.
  • Application approved by Harbormaster.
  • Insurance approved by the City of Petaluma
  • Copy of current boat registration.

Closed Areas

  • Marina: Boat Dock Wash
  • Turning Basin: Yacht Club side and a portion of the north side (please do not dock in closed areas)


Marina Manager
Joshua McKeighan

Harbor Master
Jason Beatty
Interim Director, Public Works and Utilities



The Petaluma River is a tidal slough that runs fourteen miles from the north end of Petaluma to the San Pablo Bay. Stay aware of tides and weather conditions and always use safe boating practices.

- Josh McKeighan, Marina Manager

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