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The Turning - Basin Visitor Docks by the Petaluma Yacht Club will CLOSED Thursday May 27th to June 1st for a Special Event. The Weller Street docks are available. Please contact [email protected] or 707-778-4489 for more information.


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.

Schedule a D Street Bridge Opening

A minimum of 4 hours-notice is required for openings between 6:00am - 6:00pm

A minimum of 24 hours-notice is required for openings between 6:00pm - 6:00am and bridge openings on weekends and holiday's

Call: (707) 778-4303, Option 1.  If you are calling after-hours you must mark your message urgent to page the On-Call Bridge Operator

email:  [email protected]

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

Submit a maintenance request for the Marina.

Marina & Turning Basin Rules and Regulations

Online Bridge Opening Request

  • Type of Vessel * Required

Location & Contact

781 Baywood Drive
Petaluma, CA 94954
(located next to the Boat Launch, between Hwy 101 overpass and the Sheraton Hotel)

Tel: 707-778-4489

[email protected]

Operating Hours

7 Days a Week 12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Fuel Dock Hours: 12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. call 707-291-5758; or  707-778-4489

Public restroom is available during business hours.

Marina and Turning Basin Rules


  • Key Controlled Security Gates
  • 183 Slips
  • Private Restrooms/Showers for tenants
  • Free Parking for tenants
  • Full-service utilities, including water, waste pump (out of service), 30 AMP electrical service
  • Kayak Storage Available
  • Fuel: Marine diesel & unleaded
  • Launch ramp


Fuel Dock Hours
12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. call 707-291-5758; or
if after hours or by appointment call 707-778-4489

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: $57.00
  • Senior Season Pass - (62 and Older): $29.00


  • 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.

To store your Kayak you will need to fill out a Kayak Agreement. Please contact [email protected] or 707.778.4489 for more information.


  • $6.71 per foot up to 29 feet and $7.52 per foot for 30 feet and larger for vessel or slip, whichever is greater.
  • Turning Basin Transient Fee: $32 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 the Marina Manager.
  • Insurance approved by the City of Petaluma
  • Copy of current boat registration.

To apply for a Slip License, please contact [email protected]

Closed Areas

  • Marina: Boat Dock Wash



Marina Manager
Daniel Cohen
[email protected]

Director of Public Works and Utilities
Jason Beatty



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