OVERVIEW

The Manatee Pocket Mooring Field is a 42-vessel mooring facility at an average depth between 5 and 7 feet at mean lower low tide, located in the Manatee Pocket at 4358 SE Bayview St., Stuart, Florida.

This facility features moorings constructed of high-quality steel helix anchors coupled with Helmken "StormSoft" upline buoy systems designed to accommodate vessels up to 40 ft at the North Field and up to 30 ft at the South Field.

Amenities

  • Restrooms 
  • Mooring field dinghy dock
  • Vehicle parking (available on a first-come, first-served basis)
  • Weekly pump out service
  • Trash receptacles available

  • Boat ramp access near by

  • Laundry facilities one mile away

The facility accepts transient and long-term moorage customers, and only accepts seaworthy vessels, properly titled and registered, in full compliance with federal, state and local maritime laws and regulations.

Rates & Reservations

Rates

  •  Daily: $30 + tax
  •  Weekly: $180 + tax
  •  Monthly: $400 + tax

How to Make a Reservation

  1. Select “Make a Reservation” to proceed with the reservation of a buoy.
  2. A confirmation will be emailed to you with reservation details and the access code for upland amenities.

Be prepared to provide the following information: insurance name, policy number, policy limits, expiration date, boat registration number, phone number, email address, the vessel's length, width (beam), draft, and name.

If you need help with your reservation, please call (772) 320-3144 or email MPmooring@martin.fl.us.

FAQs

  • Mastercard
  • Visa
  • AMEX
  • Discover

  • Proof of your vessel’s registration for stays of thirty (30) days or more.
  • Proof of Marine Liability Coverage (All Risk Policy) for stays of thirty (30) days or more including hull, bodily injury, property damage and pollution insurance with a minimum coverage limit of $300,000 per occurrence for any vessel 40 feet and under, which is the maximum boat length allowed.  
  • For stays of thirty (30) days or more Martin County shall be named as an additional insured.  See Agreement form for details.

LATE ARRIVALS AND EARLY DEPARTURES ARE NOT ELIGIBLE FOR A REFUND.

Cancellation requests must be submitted in writing by contacting the Harbormaster via email at MPmooring@martin.fl.us. All requests must be accompanied by a buoy number and the name of the person that made the reservation.

The following cancellation policy will apply:

CANCELLATION POLICY

  • Daily reservations: cancellation requests must be made 24 hours prior to 12:00 p.m. on the reservation’s arrival date to be eligible to receive a full refund, MINUS a one-time cancellation recovery charge of $10.00.  Cancellations that do not meet the allotted time frame will not be eligible for a refund.
  • Weekly reservations: cancellations must be made 5 days prior to 12:00 p.m. on the reservation’s arrival date to be eligible to receive a full refund, MINUS a one-time cancellation recovery charge of $10.00.  Cancellations that do not meet the allotted time frame will not be eligible for a refund.
  • Monthly and long-term reservations: cancellation requests must be made 15 days prior to 12:00 p.m. on the reservation’s arrival date to be eligible to receive a full refund, MINUS a one-time cancellation recovery charge of $10.00.  Cancellations made within 15 days prior to 12:00 p.m. on the reservation’s arrival date will be subject to a 20% cancellation fee in addition to the one-time cancellation recovery charge of $10.00.

In the event the Mooring Facility closes due to Tropical Storms, Hurricanes, or required maintenance, customers will receive a refund for the duration of the closure.

Yes, we have a dinghy dock. We ask our guests to tie up with one line and not side-tie their dinghy; this will ensure access and availability for everyone. Please do not tie up in front of the Harbormaster's boat.

Yes. The Martin Ship Pump Out Program (M.S. POOP) vessel provides pump-out services.

To arrange for pump-out service, or if you have any additional questions, please call the boat operator at (772) 260-8326 or VHF Channel 16.

Upon registration, a 4-digit code with instructions to access the amenities will be provided.

The Manatee Pocket Mooring Field does not offer a shuttle service. We strongly encourage all our guests to have dinghies so you can access our amenities at your convenience.

If you have a medical or police emergency, please call 911 or hail the Coast Guard on Channel 16. If there is a facility maintenance emergency (not with your vessel), please call (772) 834-1943 

5 to 7 ft on average at mean lower low tide.

Yes. Downtown Port Salerno has multiple restaurants within walking distance.

The on-land facility does not have a deliverable mailing address with US Mail and other mail-carrying services.

The Port Salerno US Post Office allows forwarding of mail to their location for pickup as well. Call in advance at (800) 275-8777 to confirm. Their address is 4755 SE Dixie Hwy, Port Salerno, Fl. 34992 which is less than a mile from the mooring field.  Amazon delivers to our facility when instructions with gate codes are included but be aware that if Amazon uses a third party like Federal Express or UPS, they will not deliver.

The Mooring Facility will accommodate Liveaboard vessels. A Liveaboard is defined in the Jensen Beach Mooring Facility Sovereign Submerged Land Lease as a Vessel moored at the facility and inhabited by a person or persons for any five consecutive days or a total of ten days within a 30-day period. Liveaboard status at the facility will not exceed six months within a 12-month period, nor shall any such Vessel constitute a legal primary residence.

Contact Us

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Manatee Pocket Mooring Field

4358 SE Bayview St.
Stuart, Fl, 34997

HARBORMASTER CONTACT

Phone: (772) 320-3144 (main line) or (772) 834-1943 (cell)