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.
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.
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.
- Fees $10.00 per
Call (562) 570-8636 for launch ramp information or e-mail email@example.com
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.
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.
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.
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.
facility is open 24 hours per day.