Launch Ramp and Public Hoist

Public Hoist Public Hoist on Wharf II

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Boaters can get their boats into the water through the free boat ramp in the Marina or the public hoist on the Municipal Wharf. Monterey Marina has a 3-ton token operated boat hoist located on Municipal Wharf II.

The hoist is available 24-hours a day 7-days a week, except for required repair, maintenance and inspection periods. Customers must read the operating and safety instructions and complete a short instruction brief before they are allowed to operate the hoist. After your certification you will be issued an electronic key to activate the hoist in 15 minute intervals. You will be billed $3.00 for each interval used. Stop by the Harbor Office to pick up an instruction package and schedule training with a member of the Harbor Maintenance Staff.

Parking Information

Pull through trailer / vehicle parking is available in the Waterfront Lot #2 and the Depot Lot. In the Waterfront Lot #2 there are 25 metered pull through spaces reserved for vehicles with trailers from midnight to 9 a.m. Parking passes may be purchased at the self-serve permit machines located in the parking lot.

The Harbormaster Office sells multiday parking permits for the Waterfront Lot #2 for $15.00 per day for a single space. Double space pull through parking is $24.00 per day.

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From Hwy 1 Going South
Take the Del Monte Avenue exit; continue on Del Monte Avenue for several blocks. The entrance to Monterey Harbor is at Figueroa Street on your right-hand side.

From Hwy 1 Going North
Take the Aguajito Road exit, turn left at the first traffic signal intersection, which is Aguajito Road, and continue under Highway 1 and cross Fremont Street. At the next traffic signal intersection, which is Del Monte Avenue, turn left. Continue down Del Monte Avenue to Figueroa Street. The entrance to Monterey Harbor is at Figueroa Street. Turn right on Figueroa and left into the parking lot.

Staff Directory and Contact Form

VHF RADIO: Harbor staff monitors, on a 24 hour basis, Channel 05a is our working VHF channel. Channel 16 - hailing channel for emergencies and Monterey United States Coast Guard.

LATITUDE-LONGITUDE: Monterey Harbor Light 6 located at the end of the Monterey breakwater is 36°36.5' North by 121°53.4' West per the 2018 U.S. Coast Guard Light list.

PHONE: (831) 646-3950 Day / 594-7760 Evening "After hours" / 646-5674 Fax

Office Open everyday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
(5 p.m. to 8 a.m.) For check out or check in, information, transient berthing requests, etc.

Office of the Harbormaster
250 Figueroa St.
Monterey, CA 93940