The San Diego Port Tenants Association will be hosting the Annual La Playa Cove Anchorage expansion, permits are not required.
The special anchorage will open at 9 a.m. on Friday, May 26, 2023. Vessels attempting to enter before that time will be turned away. The anchorage will close at 9:00 a.m. on Tuesday, May 30, 2023, with no exceptions. Normal weekend permits will be required again the following weekends.
This event will be evaluated annually and subject to change. Please anchor within the marked boundaries, be helpful and respectful to other boaters and keep the area clean. Please be equipped to have the proper equipment for a bow and (stern anchor if needed).
La Playa Anchorage Expansion Dates for Holidays
Expanded Anchorage Opens 9:00 a.m. on Friday, May 26, and closes at 9:00 a.m. on Tuesday, May 30, 2023
4th OF JULY HOLIDAY:
Expanded Anchorage Opens at 9:00 a.m. on Friday, June 30, 2023, and closes at 9:00 a.m. on Wednesday, July 5, 2023
LABOR DAY WEEKEND:
Expanded Anchorage Opens at 9:00 a.m. on Friday, September 1, 2023, and closes at 9:00 a.m. on Tuesday September 5, 2023
FOR NEW ACCOUNTS PLEASE EMAIL email@example.com THE FOLLOWING:
- Copy of Owner ID (along with full contact info)
- Copy of Vessel Registration (include length and beam)
Once emailed and reviewed, your account will be created and login instructions will be sent (Please allow up to 24 hours for new accounts to be reviewed and created)
"Please read all rules and regulations to avoid citations."
Our office is avaialble 7 days a week, from 1000 - 1800. For inquiries and reservations for new accounts please email firstname.lastname@example.org To expeditite a reservation request, we will need your arrival and departure dates, vessel registration or documentation, and vessel owners identification. All current account holders will be directed to make reservations online.
Please allow 24hrs for us to get back to your requests. Same day requests will NOT be granted.
For general information and questions, boaters can email email@example.com or call 619.686.6227
The daily dockage fee is $1.27 per lineal foot per day.
Catamarans, trimarans, or any vessels exceeding a 15-foot beam are limted to slips 2, 3, 26, 27, or 28.
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 anchoring reservations or check availability of the Cruisers Anchorage by using the kiosk conveniently located at 1401 Shelter Island Drive, San Diego, CA 92106.
Guest Dock Notice
Being in the wrong slip may result in your vessel being towed or cited by the Harbor Police. All the slips are reserved ahead of time. If you have any questions, call the Mooring Office duing business hours (619) 686-6227 Monday - Thursday 7:30am - 4:30pm and every other Friday from 7:30am - 3:30pm.
Catamaran vessels are limited to the following slips: 2, 3, 26, 27, & 28. Unless you contact us to verify that the slip reserved was appropriate for the size of the vessel, we may not be able to guarantee your stay at the Guest Dock.
If you find another vessel in the slip that you reserved, please contact Harbor Police Dispatch at (619) 686-6272.
GUEST DOCK AND ANCHORAGES MESSAGES:
Anchorage - Three (3) Permits Per Month
No more than three 72-hour anchoring permit may be issued to any person or boat in a month (calendar period). The three (3)permit issued for A1 and/or A5 is cumulative. There will be no 72-hour anchoring permits will be issued consecutively for the same anchorage.
A-9 Cruiser Anchorage
This anchorage is solely for the purpose of an out-of-county boater/vessel to use on a short term basis as part of their travels between ports.
All the slips are reserved ahead of time and being in the wrong slip may result to your vessel being towed or cited.
The Port of San Diego has an Alternative Work Week program. The Port Administration Building and administrative offices for the Harbor Police are closed every other Friday. Closed these following dates in 2021: Jan 8, Jan 22, Feb 5, Feb 19, Mar 5, Mar 19, Apr 2, Apr 16, Apr 30, May 14, May 28, Jun 11, Jun 25, Jul 9, Jul 23, Aug 6, Aug 20, Sep 3, Sep 17, Oct 1, Oct 15, Oct 29, Nov 12, Nov 26, Dec 10, Dec 24. Holidays Closures: Jan 1, Feb 15, Mar 31, May 24, Jul 5, Sep 6, Nov 25, Nov 26, Dec 24, Dec 27.
Anchorages & Guest Dock Rules:
The maximum length for all vessels at the anchorages and slips is 65'. A 24-hour advance notice is required for all anchoring 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 consecutive 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 an anchorage 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.
INFRACTIONS OF ANY RULES/REGULATIONS SET FORTH IN THE ANCHORAGE AND GUEST DOCK PERMITS MAY RESULT IN CANCELLATION OR DENIAL OF FUTURE PERMITS.
Hello everyone –
A small craft advisory will be in effect until October 27th at 5:AM. The La Playa (A-1) and Glorietta Bay (A-5) Anchorages will be available for safe harbor until 9:AM.