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Holidays: November 12, 22 & December 25.
Extended days for La Playa only & Permits are Required:
Veterans Day - Permit starts November 9th at 9am departing November 13 at 9am.
Thanksgiving - Permit starts November 22nd at 9am departing November 26 at 9am.
Christmas - Permit starts December 21st at 9am departing December 26 at 9am.
Beginning in January 2015, the Port of San Diego resumed the Alternative Work Week program. The Port Administration Building and administrative offices for Harbor Police will be closed every other Friday. Closed these following dates: October 19, November 2, 16, 30, & December 14 and 28.
A9 Anchorage Notice: No Vacancy
(10/11/2018 - Completely Booked)
Public Dock Notice:
Before reserving a slip for a catamaran please contact our office first. We need to assure that the slips are available and that it would fit the vessel. We may not be able to guarantee your slip unless you verified that you have the appropriate slip for your vessel. Thank you!
Attention Baja Ha-Ha Cruisers
The Port of San Diego has set aside a free special event anchorage for the Baja Ha-Ha fleet’s exclusive use. This is only available to non-San Diego County boats and will be open to officially-registered Ha-Ha entries from Oct 1 through November 1.
Upon arrival, Baja Ha-Ha boaters are to call the San Diego Harbor Police Mooring Office at (619)686-6227, 7:30 am - 4:30 pm Monday-Thursday and 7:30am-4:00pm every other Friday to register before proceeding to the special anchorage. You must provide your vessel name, Doc or CF #, owners name and entry number, and a contact phone number.
The anchorage coordinates are: 32 degrees 40.8’N and 117 degree 9.9’W.
Due to our limited resources the Harbor Police mooring office would like to encourage you to use this website to make new reservations or the kiosk located at 1401 Shelter Island Dr San Diego CA 92106 until further notice. We currently are not able to view our email messages. We apologize for the inconvenience.
GUEST DOCK NOTICE
BEING IN THE WRONG SLIP MAY RESULT IN YOUR VESSEL BEING TOWED OR CITED BY HARBOR POLICE. HP GUEST DOCK SLIPS ARE RESERVED IN ADVANCED. PLEASE HAVE YOUR RESERVATION NUMBER READY AT ALL TIMES. IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS CALL HARBOR POLICE MOORING OFFICE DURING BUSINESS HOURS (619) 686-6227.
If you find another boater in your reserved slip after hours please contact Harbor Police Dispatch (619) 686-6272.
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 or check availability of the Cruisers Anchorage by using the kiosk conveniently located at 1401 Shelter Island Drive, San Diego, CA 92106
For information regarding the Shelter Island Boat Launch Ramp or alternative launch facilities, please visit our website:
Anchorages & Guest Dock Rules:
The maximum length for all vessels in HP achorages and slips is 65'. A 24-hour advance notice is required for all choring permits and may be reserved up to one (1) year in advance. Same day reservations will NOT be granted.
No more than three (3) 72-hour anchoring permit may be issued to any person or boat in a calendar period. Three permits may be issued for A1 and/or A5, but will be cumulative. No 72-hour anchoring permits will be issued on consevutive calendar days for the same anchorage.
Frequently Asked Questions.
Where are your anchorages located?
A-5 Glorietta Bay - 32 degrees 40 minutes 71 seconds North by 117 degrees 10 minutes 16 seconds West.
A-1 La Playa - 32 degrees 42 minutes 90 seconds North.
by 117 degrees 13 minutes 86 seconds West.
A-9 Cruiser Anchorage - 32 degrees 43 minutes 90 seconds North by 117 degrees 11 minutes 84 seconds West.
Guest Dock - 32 degrees 42 minutes 58 seconds North by
117 degrees 14 minutes 07 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.