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4th of July 2016

La Playa Cove Permits

With a sponsorship from the San Diego Port Tenants Association, the La Playa Cove Anchorage will be expanded as we have done for the 4th of July weekend, and permits will not be needed.

The special anchorage will open at 8 a.m. on Friday, July 1st, 2016. Vessels attempting to enter before that time will be turned away. The anchorage will close at Noon on Tuesday, July 5, 2016 with no exceptions. Normal weekend permits will be required again the following weekend.

This event will be evaluated annually and subject to change. Please anchor within the marked boundaries, be helpful and respectful to the volunteers and keep the area clean. Please be equipped to have the proper equipment for a bow and (stern anchor if needed).

Thank you! The San Diego Port Tenants Association, the San Diego Harbor Police Staff and the Port of San Diego wish you a Happy and Safe 4th of July Weekend!

Glorietta Bay Anchorage Permits

Once again permits will not be needed from 12 P.M. June 30th till 12 P.M. July 5th 
in Glorietta Bay.

The Coronado Lifeguards will be directing boaters to the special anchoring area. Vessels attempting to enter before that time will be turned away. A-5 will be closed due to the close proximity of the fireworks barge.
Overnight anchoring permits will be required starting Wednesday, July 6th. Please check back for availability. 


San Diego Bay is a recreational haven that attracts boaters from all over the globe. To make the bay more accessible and enjoyable, the Port of San Diego provides temporary anchorage areas and docking facilities for boaters who are able to make reservations online.


Create guest dock & anchoring reservations. Check availability of the Cruisers Anchorage. The kiosk is conveniently located at 1401 Shelter Island Drive, San Diego, CA 92106.


Beginning in January 2015, the Port of San Diego is resuming the Alternative Work Week program. The Port Administration Building and administrative offices for Harbor Police will be closed every other Friday.

Closed these Fridays: June 3, 2016 & June 17, 2016 for alternative work week schedule program.  


Frequently Asked Questions.

Where are your anchorages located?

A-5 Glorietta Bay - 32 degrees 43 minutes 45 seconds North by 117 degrees 11 minutes 18 seconds West.

A-1 La Playa - 32 degrees 40 minutes 69 seconds North.
by 117 degrees 10 minutes 07 seconds West.

A-9 Cruiser Anchorage - 32 degrees 42 minutes 90 seconds North by 117 degrees 13 minutes 84 seconds West.

Where are your guest docks located?
32 degrees 42 minutes 50 seconds North by
117 degrees 32 minutes 43 seconds West.

Tips on how to Cancel a Reservation:

Go to "My Account" , log-in, enter your password, then review your reservation history and simply hit "CANCEL" on the appropriate line item(s). 

If you know ahead of time that you are not going to use your anchoring permit, please cancel it. This will free up permits for other boaters during holidays and busy weekends.




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