Shoreline/Rainbow Marinas-Long Beach
Boating Facilities

33░43.4'N - 118░11.2'W
Long Beach, California USA

Harbor Patrol & Coast Guard
The Coast Guard Station is located in Alamitos Bay on the East side of the Channel about 1500 feet past the bend. They monitor Channel 16 VHF.
The Long Beach Marina has two types of assistance with the Marine Patrol covering  the marina land areas. The Marine Patrol is a 24-hour security force that can be summoned at any time by a call.   The Harbor Patrol secures the waters and are equipped for emergencies, such as fire, sinking boats or water pumpout.

Towing and Emergency Assistance
The Harbor Patrol/Rescue Boats make two types of tows: emergency or non-emergency. Emergency tows are free and non-emergency tows involve a towing fee.  Private towing companies also operate in the harbor.

Fuel Docks
There is a fuel dock at the Downtown Shoreline Marina inside the marina jetty to the north and across the channel.   Hours are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the winter and 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. from May 31 to Labor Day. They have gas and diesel fuels, propane, snacks, beer, ice and frozen bait.

Launch Ramps - Fees $10.00 per day.
Call (562) 570-8636 for launch ramp information or e-mail 

Davies Launch Ramp-6201 E. Second Street, Long Beach, located under the Davies Bridge at Second Street and Marina Drive. This facility is open 24 hours per day. 
Boaters wishing to leave their vehicles and trailer in the launch parking lot longer than one day, must go to the Alamitos Bay office and pay in advance. You will be given a parking pass for your vehicle. Side ties are also available for 50 cents per foot per night.

Marine Stadium-
5255 Paoli Way, Long Beach. Vessel launching, water skiing, and a sandy beach. We do have special events in this facility on some weekends. The schedule is posted near the entry point.  Boats must travel counter clockwise in the stadium and if pulling a skier there must be an observer. The red flag must be raised if the skier is down. The boat must be 20 feet or less and have a reverse gear. Boats must run at a safe speed. Open year-round, 8 a.m. to dusk. Call (562) 570-3203 for recorded information. 

Claremont Launch Ramp- 5300 E. Ocean Blvd., Long Beach. Sand launch for small sail vessels. Located at Claremont and Ocean Blvd. Open year round, 8AM to dusk. 

Granada Launch Ramp- 1 S. Granada Ave, Long Beach. Sand launch for small boats. Open year round, 8AM to dusk.  Vessels launching at the ramp shall select a course at right angles to the beach as navigation allows and shall not exceed 5 miles-per hour while within the launch corridor. Landing on the beach except within the launch corridor is prohibited.  The Granada ramp is for catamarans, sailboards and jet powered personal watercraft.

South Shore Launch Ramp- 590 Queensway Dr., Long Beach.  Small boat launch ramp with 140 space parking, restrooms, park, just north of the Travelodge hotel by the Queen Mary off Queensway.  This facility is open 24 hours per day.


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