Marina - Fiddlers Cove
Head out to sea from Fiddler’s Cove Marina & RV Park, located along the scenic Silver Strand Highway just south of NAB. The marina is off-base and is open to active duty, retirees, DoD civilians and guests when accompanied by an eligible sponsor. Fiddler’s Cove offers kayak, canoe, and sailboat rentals, as well as 15´ Boston Whaler motorboats that hold up to four adults. Also available are slip rentals, showers, restrooms, a laundry facility and chandlery store. They also rent lock and leave storage lockers. Other features include bike paths, dump station, dog run, and wireless internet.
Fiddler's Cove has several different sizes and types of boats to rent including sailboats ranging from 8-27 feet, 15 foot power boats, kayaks and canoes.
Fiddler's Cove features a general store, laundry and restroom facilities, bike paths, dump station, dog run, boat rental and wireless internet.
Two-day adult sailing classes are offered most weekends from 9 am to 4 pm at Fiddler's Cove Marina. Classes are open to all eligible MWR patrons and sponsored guests.
Class fees per person are E1-E6 $150; E7 and above and Retirees $200; DoD civilians $225; and sponsored guests $250. Dependent fees are calculated at the sponsoring active duty or retiree rate. Pre-registration is recommended as classes can fill up quickly.
Registration includes boat rental, instruction and textbooks. Students per boat will be kept to the minimum amount possible in order to maximize learning potential, and will range from one to four. Number of students per boat is dependent on the boat size, sailing conditions and the skills being developed in the class. On completion of the course, participants receive a Navy Qualification Card.
Housed at the Fiddler’s Cove Marina, the Navy Yacht Club offers both Single and Family memberships. Membership is open to all active duty and retired military personnel, their dependents and DoD employees.
Source: NBSD MWR
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Fiddler's Cove is a beautiful Marina, and boat slips are actually reasonably inexpensive (boats, on the other hand, are not). The rentals for kayaks and paddleboards are really fun and convenient, and the Marina is relatively unknown so it doesn't get too crowded. A gem!
posted about 5 years ago
This is one of the best deals in the Navy! Fiddler's Cove Marina is just south of the amphib base on Coronado and allows patrons to check out sailboats, paddle boards, kayaks, and more. It also offers slips for those who own boats. Highly recommend visiting this marina and taking advantage of all that it offers.
posted over 5 years ago