Port of Poulsbo

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The Poulsbo Marina is at the top of the list when it comes to cruising destinations in Puget Sound

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Port Facilities

Port Facilities

The Port of Poulsbo operates three different facilities within its district, a marina, a seaplane base and a public parking lot. Read on to see which of the Port’s facilities you might be interested in! Poulsbo Marina One of the most popular places for boaters to visit in Puget Sound, the Poulsbo Marina is part of downtown Poulsbo – also known as “Little Norway”. . . Seaplane Base The Port of Poulsbo’s FAA designated Seaplane Base is located at the very north end of the Poulsbo Marina. . . Jensen Way Public Parking Lot In addition to the Poulsbo Marina, the Port owns and operates the public parking lot located at 19133 Jensen Way, Poulsbo. ....

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Port History

Port History

The Port of Poulsbo had its beginnings in the late 1880s when Jorgen Eliason and Ivar Moe, some of the earliest settlers, rowed their crops to Seattle in 12 to 14 foot boats. In the early 1900s the port grew, with transportation provided by the steam vessels of the “mosquito fleet”, and a fishing fleet that worked in Puget Sound and the Straits of Juan de Fuca, then became the base of several larger boats and schooners working the fishing grounds of Alaska, under sail, for cod and salmon. From around the turn of the 20th Century through the 1950s, local ferries and the “mosquito fleet” of steamboats to and from Kitsap County and Seattle serviced the city and port. Once the Tacoma Narrows Bridge was rebuilt, passenger and freight trade diminished. The harbor (Dogfish Bay, as it was known then) was home to a codfish fleet and had several oyster beds and fish processing plants. In the 1960s the harbor still retained its fishing history with a large...

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Reservations

Reservations

Individual Reservations With 130 guest slips, the marina is rarely full. However, if you would still feel better knowing that you have a guaranteed slip upon arrival, you can make a reservation. Making a reservation is easy. When you call the Guest Moorage office, you will be asked for the date you plan to arrive and your vessel information. Reservations are secured with a nonrefundable, non-applicable $5.00 fee. For all other moorage rates, CLICK HERE. NOTE: Due to intense competition for space during holiday weekends and special events, special conditions may apply to reservations during those times. Please see below for details. Holiday or Event Max. Reservations Reservation Cut-off Viking Fest 30 Friday prior Memorial Day Weekend 30 Friday prior 3rd of July Fireworks 40 June 30 Labor Day Weekend 30 Friday prior For questions or to make a reservation, please call (360) 779-3505, extension 1. NOTICE TO BOATERS: While you are visiting with us, please observe the following: All vessels must register immediately upon entering the marina. No...

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Poulsbo Marina

Poulsbo Marina

One of the most popular places for boaters to visit in Puget Sound, the Poulsbo Marina is part of downtown Poulsbo – also known as “Little Norway”. Visiting boaters enjoy a clean, well run marina and a multitude of shops, galleries and eateries all within a block or two of the boat. The marina has the following facilities: 254 permanent moorage slips, complete with fresh water and 30 amp power 130 guest moorage slips, complete with fresh water and 30 amp power FUEL DOCK with ethanol free gasoline, diesel fuel and fuel additives for sale BOAT RAMP with access to Liberty Bay and beyond VESSEL PUMP-OUT STATIONS providing easy access for waste disposal LOADING DOCK for loading equipment and gear directly into your car. TIDAL GRID for vessel inspections and light-duty maintenance. DINGHY DOCKS for parking your dinghy while visiting in town. BATH HOUSE with coin operated showers LAUNDRY ROOM equipped with two washers, two dryers and one large wash basin MULTIPURPOSE ROOM for group gatherings   Pollution Prevention Information (DOE BMPs): Boat...

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