Why use a marina in the first place?

Boating can be a fun activity for you and your whole family. Whether you’re taking the boat out for a leisurely cruise, embarking on a deep-sea fishing trip, or taking the family tubing out on a lake, having a boat can open the door to all sorts of fun activities for you and your family. However, with a boat comes the issue of boat storage. Where do you park your boat when it’s not in use? 


That’s where a marina comes in! Marinas offer boat slips for lease, which are basically storage for boats. Storing a boat out of the water can cause unnecessary degradation of your boat, which is why most boat owners opt for wet slip storage. Not only do marinas offer storage for your boat, but most marinas also have some sort of fuel service, boat launching options, and more!


Now that you know why marinas are a helpful resource for boat owners, why choose Galveston Yacht Marina over the rest? 


Conveniently located 

If you value ease and convenience, Galveston Yacht Marina is the marina for you. Galveston Yacht Marina can be found just minutes away from the Gulf of Mexico, and it’s the closest marina to the gulf in the area! 


Helpful amenities

Nothing is worse than getting ready to go out on the water and realizing you forgot something you need for the day. No need to fear- Galveston Yacht Marina has everything you need to make your day in the bay a good one! Hungry? Stop for dinner at the Marina Bar and Grill! Forget sunscreen or bait for your fishing trip? The Ship Store has everything you need! Out of gas? Fill up at The Fuel Dock! Galveston Yacht Marina also has a public boat launch so that you can get your boat out on the water hassle-free!


New improvements 

Galveston Yacht Marina has worked hard to become the best marina in the area. We’ve made a lot of changes to improve your boating experience, including new roofs on our buildings, new management under Topside Marinas, better security, updated restrooms, and more! These improvements were made with your safety and enjoyment in mind- we are dedicated to making sure your experience is as pleasant as possible! 


Local attractions

The city of Galveston is known for its beaches, but did you know there are plenty of other things to do around the city? While you’re here, take a day or two to experience all the fun Galveston has to offer! If you’re looking for something fun to do, Galveston boasts tons of fun, family-friendly activities. Take a guided dolphin sightseeing tour, visit Moody Gardens and check out their Rainforest and Aquarium Pyramids, or spend a few hours riding rides and taking pics at Pleasure Pier. You’ll never run out of fun things to do in Galveston- click here for more of our favorite attractions in the city, plus some of our favorite restaurants!


When in Galveston, you can trust you’ll be in good hands with Galveston Yacht Marina. We are committed to providing helpful, clean, and safe facilities to you and your family. Choose Galveston Yacht Marina for your boating needs!