KKMI Pt. Richmond
530 West Cutting Blvd.
Point Richmond, CA 94804
Office: (510) 235-5564
Store: (510) 237-4141
Boatyard runs Mon. – Fri. 7:30am – 4pm.
Office open 7:30 – 5pm.
Getting to KKMI Pt. Richmond by boat
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”!