Squalicum Harbor in Bellingham, Washington
Visiting boaters have discovered that Squalicum Harbor
is a great destination with nearby restaurants, shops, marine supplies, and even a hotel. The harbor is surrounded by parks and waterfront trails and houses the Squalicum Boathouse
- an excellent meeting facility for visiting boating groups. During the summer, the harbor staff operates a shuttle van to take visitors to nearby grocery stores and shopping centers.
Visitor moorage is located on side-tie docks at Gates 3, 9, and 12. During busy periods, boaters may also be directed to available moorage at Gate 5. Portable pump-out carts are located at all visitor docks. In addition, a pump-out is located at Gate 1 near the fuel dock and Gate 10 near the boat launch. The Bellingham Yacht Club
offers reciprocal moorage at the side-tie dock in front of their clubhouse at Gate 3. Please refer to your yacht club's reciprocal agreement.
Squalicum Harbor maintains Loan-a-Slip and sublease programs for boaters looking to extend their stay. Loan-a-Slips are available for up to 14-day terms, and subleases are available on a monthly basis. Please check the Loan-a-Slip assignment book at the harbor office or call the harbor office at (360) 676-2542 for availability.
Please contact the Squalicum Harbor office on VHF channel 16 or by phone at (360) 676-2542 as you approach the harbor, and staff will direct you to available transient moorage.
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Blaine Harbor in Blaine, Washington
has over 750 feet of visitor moorage located at Gate 2. Upon entering the harbor, follow the breakwater past the boathouses, keeping the breakwater on your on your starboard side. Once past the boathouses, turn left. The visitor dock is the long side-tie dock connecting the shore to the boathouses. The visitor float is equipped with potable water, 30 and 50 amp power, and a portable holding tank pump-out.
Blaine Harbor offers a loan-a-slip program, which allows customers to make their slips available to visitors for extended stays. Please call ahead for availability and prices. The harbor also offers a seasonal courtesy shuttle to downtown Blaine.
Neither harbor accepts moorage reservations. All visitor moorage is assigned on a first-come, first-served basis; however, large organized boating groups are encouraged to call ahead. There is a three-day limit on visitor moorage.