With a coastline that stretches 3,359 miles (according to NOAA), the State of Texas ranks 7th in the country. You might be one of those looking for a place to dock your water vessel. Here's a list of some of the great marinas in The Lone Star State.
Canyon Lake and Cranes Mill Marinas, Canyon Lake
Located near the cities of San Antonio and Austin, Canyon Lake, and Cranes Mill Marinas provide an experience surrounded by the charm of the Texas Hill Country. These marinas are two of Canyon Lake's premier boating and recreation spots.
On the rim of the Texas Hill Country, Canyon Lake has a shoreline of 80 miles of gentle, cool waters on the Guadalupe River. This Lake is known as the Water Recreation Capital of Texas. It offers clear water, striped bass, camping and day parks, hiking trails, and other recreational activities.
Their Suntex marinas feature wet slips, outdoor dry storage, ship stores, fuel docks, a comprehensive service center, boat rentals, and a restaurant at Canyon Lake Marina. These marinas are able to provide their guests with a complete boating experience, offering more than just a place to dock your boat. Their ship stores are completely stocked with branded bathing suits and flip-flops, sunblock and towels, sunglasses, snacks and drinks, ice and coolers, tubes, life vests, and boating accessories, and more.
Waterford Harbor Yacht Club & Marina, Kemah
Situated in an accessible location adjacent to Galveston Bay, Waterford Harbor Yacht Club & Marina offers state-of-the-art, wide floating docks. They have accommodations for power and sailing vessels, 643 luxury, floating docks with extra-wide finger piers on both sides of each slip (35-70 feet in length). They also have a multi-level swimming pool and secluded hot tubs, dry sauna and exercise facility, shaded picnic areas with barbecue grills, meeting rooms, laundry facilities, spacious bath houses with private showers and dressing rooms, dock lockers, and fresh water at each slip, evening security patrol, and free on-site self-serve pump out station.
Freeport Marina, Freeport
Located just minutes away from offshore gulf fishing and sailing, Freeport Marina is a safe and an economical port for your boat. They offer quick access for offshore and inshore anglers to get to your favorite fishing spots. It is protected by a guillotine storm gate and a 21' federal levee system, making it an absolutely safe place for docking water vessels. It is also close to beaches, hiking and biking, and bird watching sites.
They offer a wide array of boating services ranging from simple inspection to complete rebuilding or installation of engines. Their other services include annual maintenance, electronic installations, plumbing works, cabin air conditioning and heating, electrical works, generator repairs among others. Freeport Marina also has facilities for wet and dry storage rod lockers. Members can enjoy additional benefits such as pump out, oil disposal, monofilament fishing line recycling, frozen offshore bait and shaded fish cleaning stations with convenient access by boat.
Seabrook Marina and Shipyard, Seabrook
Located on Clear Lake with immediate access to the Galveston Bay, Seabrook Marina and Shipyard is one of the great marinas in the state. They have more than 650 slips for sail, power, and motorboats up to 125', including multihull and catamaran slips. They also provide year-round docking facilities for boaters looking for a permanent slip, as well as seasonal or overnight accommodations.
Their state-of-the-art covered floating docks is considered the only large covered floating docks in the Clearlake Galveston Bay Area. It accommodates up to 60' powerboats with a 28' constant vertical clearance. They also have a shipyard that can accommodate more than 25 large boats for any type of boat repairs by their approved on-site contractors. For your fuel requirements, the Blue Marlin Fuel Dock is there to serve you.
Surfside Marina, Surfside Beach
Known as the home of Texas Offshore Sport Fishing, Surfside Marina is a high-end coastal boat storage facility. The marina is a state-of-the-art dry stack and wet slip storage berth on the Inter-coastal Waterway near the Freeport Jetties in Surfside Beach Texas. The marina is minutes away from the open Gulf and caters to the sport-fishing community in a resort-like setting. They have 260 dry stack slips for vessels of up to 42'. They also have 38 floating dock slips for powerboats up to 70 feet long. Amenities they offer include a full-service dock, a ship store, air-conditioned bathrooms and showers, 24-hour fuel, bait and ice service, and easy access to many other beach or watersports activities.