Dry Stack Facility
Welcome to the port marina
At the Port Marina you will experience the finest in cutting-edge boat storage.
The Port Marina is the nation’s first and fastest, state of the art, automated dry stack marina. It is the closest marina to Port Everglades, with only 5 minutes travel to ocean access. It’s conveniently located just off the 17th Street Causeway in beautiful Fort Lauderdale Florida and is directly across from the 15th Street boat launch. It is surrounded by some of Fort Lauderdale’s finest restaurants, shops, condominiums, and hotels. All within walking distance.
Proven cutting edge technology since 2005, this laser guided overhead crane has safely stored boats up to 52’ with the simple touch of a button. No more forklift damage and diesel soot. This technology ensures fast delivery from slip to water, without human error, in as little as three minutes.
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The Port Marina is a Maff-Stack designed and engineered facility fortified of steel and concrete. Engineered to withstand sustained winds of 135 mph, it has already protected the vessels inside through two major hurricanes including a direct hit by Wilma. It is world renowned for the features and performance of this 4-level rackaminium. Not only can you lease, but you can own.
Utilizing Trutegra “no sway” controls and a touchscreen interface, this automated crane system can accommodate a wide range of hull types. Boats not commonly found in dry stacks with IPS drives, shaft-driven, and even catamarans like a Freeman (with modified bunking), can be safely lifted and stored out of the water with the specialized cradling system. West wall racks accommodate boats up to 42’ in length while east wall racks will allow up to 52’ length, with a maximum weight capacity of 30,000 lbs. plus. Forward thinking in design, the Port Marina can accommodate todays longer, beamier, and heavier boats.
The Port Marina Experience
Simply call the marina to schedule a launch; your boat will be valeted by one of our well-seasoned staff and waiting when you arrive. Our facility amenities include covered parking, lounge area, free ice, lockers, coffee bar, full bathrooms with showers, picnic area with grill, and fish cleaning station. Relax while getting ready, view the crane in operation, or simply sit on the dock watching boaters go by in the canal.
As your day on the water ends, let our fine staff manage the care of your prized possession as we put it back in storage. All boats are run through the Port’s cutting edge fresh-water wash system prior to storage.
As one big family here at the Port Marina, we truly believe our staff is second to none when it comes to requested concierge services surrounding your boat. Flushing engines, chamois wash, complete wash downs, detailing, and long-term care arrangements are just some of the individualized services performed by request. Even offering local service guidance, the occasional boat driving and navigation lessons, or providing fishing tips. Their local knowledge and care are an industry gold standard.