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Getting to KKMI Pt. Richmond by Boat
Boatyard runs Mon. - Fri. 7:30am - 4pm
Office open 7:30 - 5pm
THE NORTH: Pass underneath the Richmond/San Rafael Bridge, heading toward the Standard Oil Long Wharf, shortly thereafter you will see a pylon with a "4" placard, from this point see the instructions below, "From The Channel Entrance".
FROM THE SOUTH: Pass underneath the San Francisco/Oakland Bay Bridge, keep the Berkeley Pier to starboard, proceed past the Southampton Shoal platform and in 1.5 nautical miles you will see a pylon with a "4" placard, from this point see the instructions below "From The Channel Entrance".
FROM THE WEST: Pass under the Golden Gate Bridge, past Alcatraz Island leaving it to starboard, or pass through "Raccoon Straights", head toward the pylon with a "4" placard, from this point see the instructions below, "From The Channel Entrance".
FROM THE CHANNEL ENTRANCE: Pass between pylons “4” to starboard and “5” to port, heading approximately 85 degrees magnetic toward pylons “8” and “12” both on your starboard side. To port you will see the old shipyard docks (a.k.a. Point Potrero); steer to port as you pass these docks and head up the Harbor Channel, passing the Port of Richmond cranes to starboard and the Union 76 tanks to port. At the channel dog-leg you will see KKMI’s beige domed shed in the distance. Proceed up the channel (mind the 5 mph speed limit) and tie up at a vacant dock space in KKMI’s marina (please avoid the haul out slip). Welcome to the “Richmond Riviera”!
GPS COORDINATES: N37.924236 W122.374536
Getting to KKMI Sausalito by Boat
Office open 7:30 - 5pm
FROM THE SAUSALITO CHANNEL: Follow Day marks all the way down to green #11; mark will be on your port side. Our neighbors to the south have a bright blue awning that you should see pass by on land. Turn left into the fairway and come down to the end. We have 3 slips for boats under 30’ at the end to the right along the ‘600 row’ and spaces for larger boats parallel to the travelift spot to the left along the ‘500 row’. You are also welcome to dock the boat in whichever of those spots you are most comfortable and our lift crew can move it if necessary.
GPS COORDINATES: Entrance at Piling #11 N 37 52.328 W 122 29.781 Travelift Dock N 37 52.240 W 122 29.907