About the Marina
BONITA BAY MARINA
Phone: (239) 495-3222
Fax: (239) 495-0801
GPS Location: N26° 20.315 W 081° 49.677
Marina Manager/VP of Operations: Tibe Larson
Dockmaster: Stephen Kildahl
Ships Store Manager: Caraline Shapton
Hours of Operation: 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
The Marina is open 7 days a week (closed Thanksgiving, Christmas Day, and New Year's Day).
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Visiting the Marina
If you are interested in visiting the Marina, please call us at 239-495-3222 so we can clear you through the Gate House the day of your visit.
Having Your Boat Launched
Boats are launched between 8:30 am and 4:00 pm daily. We utilize an online software product called BoatCloud to schedule launches. When your boat arrives for storage, you will receive an email link to join BoatCloud. To save time at the dock, you can request fuel and ice on the Boat Cloud, as well as live shrimp (during season from October through April). Alternatively, you can call the Ships Store at
239-495-3222 one hour in advance to have your
boat launched (subject to available launch times).
Using the Marina After Hours
Request a launch time through BoatCloud or call the Ships Store at 239-495-3222 before 3:30 p.m. Your boat will be tied to the floating dock for your use.
Tie your boat to the floating dock; Marina staff will pull your boat in the morning.
For Christmas, Thanksgiving, and New Year's Day, please alert the Ships Store the day ahead if you would like to have your boat available.
Purchases & Payments
Boaters are encouraged to use their Marina account for Marina Purchases. Guests may pay with Cash, Visa, or MasterCard. ACH COMING SOON
The length of the boat is determined by measuring the distance from the back of the engine or platform to the front of the anchor or pulpit. Maximum draft at the Marina is 36” (per our permitting agreement).
Storage is billed on the 25th day of the month for the upcoming month of storage.
Click the link below for storage rates or call Tibe Larson at 239-495-3222 for more information and availability.
There are several work racks for boaters’ use, and can be used for washing, waxing, and repairs to the vessels. Racks are available on a first-come first- served basis. As a courtesy to other boaters, during the busy season please limit the time for washing of boats to ½ hour. All vessels must be out of the water to be washed.
For repairs required on vessels, there are several independent mobile mechanics available for assistance. If a vessel is under warranty, dealers are permitted to perform warranty work here as well. All vendors must have a Certificate of Insurance on file with the Marina. More information is available at the Ships Store.
Through the Marina
Please click the link below for services and rates available through the marina or call 239-495-3222 for more information or to request services.
& Helpful Hints
The Marina monitors channel 72 VHF during normal operating hours.
Towing insurance is recommended for all boat owners. Bonita Bay Marina has partnered with Tow Boat U.S. For more information please call Tow Boat U.S. directly at 239-945-1664.
The US Coast Guard monitors VHF Channel 16 in case of an emergency.
A waterway chart showing the route from the Bonita Bay Marina to the Gulf of Mexico is available at the Ships Store. The marked route is north from the Marina to New Pass.
When there is a Hurricane Watch issued the marina may choose to bring some or all of the boats moored outside into dry dock for the storm. Boats who are affected will be billed a “hurricane haul out” fee. If you are concerned about a storm, call the marina at 239-495-3222, or e-mail email@example.com
The Marina is available for assistance with all your boating needs.
Should you have any questions or need boating advice, please feel free to visit the Ships Store in person or by phone at 239-495-3222. Our friendly staff will be happy to assist you in every possible way.