Dana Harbor

Dana Point Marine Operations Substation
25005 Dana Drive
Dana Point, CA 92629
949-723-1002

Dana Point HarborVessel Launching

Trailered vessels may be launched at the Embarcadero Marina located at 34512 Embarcadero Dr. in Dana Point.

The Embarcadero Marina can accommodate almost any vessel on a trailer. The six-lane launch ramp area is available 24 hours a day / 7 days a week.  For trailers or boats wider than 10 ft., or for additional information, please call the Embarcadero: (949) 496-6177.

Cost

$15 per vehicle with trailer.

Vessels are launched on the east side of Dana Point Harbor, approximately five minutes from the breakwater. Please observe the 5mph/”no wake” speed limit throughout the protected waters of the harbor.

For additional information on this and other boating laws:

https://library.municode.com/ca/orange_county/codes/code_of_ordinances?nodeId=TIT2PUFA_DIV2ORCOPAAR_ART4GEBORE

The ABCs of California Boating: https://dbw.parks.ca.gov/?page_id=28731

Visiting boaters have the choice of anchorage or guest slips.
 
Two anchorages are available. Both are designated by yellow buoys and yellow signage on the seawalls. One anchorage is at the east end of the harbor, near the bait barge. The second is in the west end, adjacent to the Ocean Institute.  Maximum stay is five days in any 30 day span. Guest Slip facilities in the harbor are managed by:

The Marina at Dana Point:
https://themarinaatdanapoint.com/   and
Embarcadero at Dana Point: https://www.embarcaderoatdanapoint.com/

AMENITIES

Several waterfront restaurants, activities, and services are available in Dana Point Harbor. For details please visit their website: https://danapointharbor.com/