Boat Docks/Reserve A Slip

Come to Seddon Channel and tie up at one of two floating docks for a few hours or stay overnight. Just a few steps puts you at The Sail, a pet-friendly waterfront eatery & bar on Tampa's Riverwalk. Walk from there to: The Florida Aquarium , Amalie Arena, Tampa Bay History Center, Channelside, Tampa Museum of Art, Curtis Hixon Park, or the Glazer Children's Museum. Visitors can also take advantage of free rides with the Downtowner or hop aboard the Tampa Streetcar and ride to Ybor City.

N 27° 56.450' / W 082° 27.450'

Docks

Reserve a Slip

Blackout/Sold Out Dates - public slips not available
  • North Docks currently closed for renovation and power/water installation. The Docks Will Be Open For Reservations For July 4th Only.
  • North Docks (slip 1-7, 20-22) and Seawall NOT available July-December 2019 due to construction
  • July 3-6, 2019-4th of July (South Docks Sold Out)
  • November 1, 2019 Fishing Tournament
  • December 6-12, 2019 MRAA
  • January 24-26, 2020 - Gasparilla
  • January 29-31, 2021 - Gasparilla
  • February 1-8, 2021 - Super Bowl
Clubs & Groups

If you are looking to book multiple slips for a group, please follow the same procedure for Overnight Docking for each boat/boater. Indicate in the Notes section that you are a club/group.

Holiday Rental Requirement
July 4th: July 3-4, New Year’s: Dec. 30-Jan 1 rental required (South docks only)

Click To Pay For Hourly Docking Upon Arrival - No Prepay

$2/Hr. for up to 10 Hr. MAX. Over 10 Hrs. is Overnight Docking. Credit card only (AMEX, MC, VISA). Payment accepted only after Dockmaster indicates slip(s) available. TCC shall charge credit card on file for additional time not paid in advance. No refunds. Slips reserved for boats only; kayaks, canoes and dinghies prohibited. Commercial business operations prohibited at the Docks unless contracted with the City. Docks are not monitored 24/7. See Dockmaster hours and Convention Center Security contact below for assistance.

Click To Reserve & Pay For Overnight Docking

Boats 26 Ft. or less are a $52 flat rate. Boats 27 Ft. or more are $2/Ft.
3 Nite Max, with renewal upon availability and 10 Nite monthly Max. Check In/Out 11 AM, with early check-in by request. Credit card only (AMEX, MC, VISA). TCC shall charge credit card on file for additional time not paid in advance. Slips reserved for boats only; kayaks, canoes and dinghies prohibited. Commercial business operations prohibited at the Docks unless contracted with the City. Docks are not monitored 24/7. See Dockmaster hours and Convention Center Security contact below for assistance.

*To ensure availability, please reserve 2-3 days in advance of arrival. Reservation is NOT confirmed until you receive a boat slip number from a member of TCC.

Click To Pay For Seawall Docking - NOT available July-December 2019 due to construction.

One seawall available for Commercial boats: $1/Ft. per day if event related; else $2/Ft. Commercial business operations are prohibited at the Docks. Seawall has 6-50AMP single phase outlets approx. 30 Ft apart. Docks are not monitored 24/7. See Dockmaster hours and Convention Center Security contact below for assistance. Requires $1M P&I + General Liability coverage with City of Tampa as additional insured. Federal ID: 59-110-1138

Dockmaster's Office

Located on premises. Thursday: 4-8 PM, Fri-Sun: 10 AM-8 PM.

(813) 274-8441 | VHF Ch. 16 | TCCDocks@thetampacc.com

For assistance please call: (813) 274-8441 Convention Center Security (813) 274-7791

Slip Details

Slips-with power & water (South Dock)

  • For boats up to 50Ft: Slips 8-13
  • For boats over 50Ft: Slips 23-25 (linear-3 slips total 150Ft.)
  • Power is 30 & 50 Amps-for add'l power, boater must bring a combiner.

Slips-without power & water (North Dock)

  • For boats up to 50Ft: Slips 1-7
  • For boats over 50Ft: Slips 20-22 (linear-3 slips total 147Ft.)

Slips 14-19 and 26-27 not available as used for:

Tampa Bay Fun Boat, Kraken Cycleboats, Tampa Bay Water Bikes, Riverwalk Boating, eBoats, and Tampa Pirate Water Taxi.

Policy and Information

Waiving of Fees

TCC does not waive docking fees for not-for-profit organizations or provide for in-kind donations.

Cancellation/Refund

Refund with 5 days’ notice in advance of reservation date: email Dockmaster

Feedback

Give us feedback to help us ensure an enjoyable experience.

Restrooms/Ice

The Sail restrooms open daily 8 AM-2 AM. Showers not available. Ice at neighboring Marriott Marina.

Dockside Catering/Bar Service

These services are limited to TCC's exclusive provider Aramark.

TCC-Catering@aramark.com | (813) 274-7779

Marina with Fuel, Pump Out Station, Showers

Visit Marjorie Park Yacht Basin minutes away in Davis Islands for these (813) 259-1604. Open 8:00-5:00 daily. Closed on City of Tampa holidays.

Terms & Conditions

The following Terms & Conditions are to ensure the safety of all persons utilizing the Docks and a pleasant experience. Violations may be cause for immediate termination of docking services. See Violations below for full language regarding TCC's policy.

Alcoholic Beverages

Only alcoholic beverages purchased from TCC, The Sail or in Riverwalk logoed cups permitted on Docks.

Commercial Business

Commercial business operations are prohibited at the Docks.

Contracted Services

Vessel maintenance is not permitted at Docks without prior written approval by TCC management. Persons conducting permitted work must check-in with the Dockmaster daily.

Electrical/Water Outages

TCC shall be held harmless for damages resulting from electrical or water outages.

Emergencies

Please call 911 in the case of a medical emergency. Call (813) 274-7791 for Convention Center Security. To report a fuel spill, contact the Dockmaster or Security.

Fire Hazards

Grills or any type of fires prohibited on Docks. Owners must cure conditions deemed hazardous by TCC, else owner will be required to leave premises.

Fishing/Swimming

Fishing, cast netting and swimming from the Docks is prohibited.

Maintenance

Maintenance of vessels prohibited without prior written approval by TCC management and check-in with the Dockmaster daily.

Noise

Noise generated from engines, generators, radios, television, etc. must be kept to a minimum so not to create a nuisance.

Relocation

TCC reserves the right to relocate vessels illegally docked in a reserved Slip if owner refuses or cannot be contacted, in the case of an emergency or due to special circumstances.

Pets

Pets must be leashed and pet waste must be disposed of properly. If a pet is deemed a nuisance, owner will be requested to leave premises.

Property

TCC shall not be liable for vessel owner's property. Personal items may not be stored on Docks, to include vehicles/equipment.

Pollutants

Oil, paint, or any chemical or pollutant may not be disposed of at TCC.

Registration Agreement

No vessel shall moor at Docks without registering and advance payment to the Dockmaster.

Seaworthy

Vessels must be able to operate under their own power to lease a Slip.

Signage

For Sale and any other signs on vessels or Docks prohibited. TCC reserves the right to remove signage without notice.

Subleasing

The sub-leasing of rented slips is prohibited.

Unattended Vessels

In an emergency, TCC reserves the right, but not the responsibility, to take any action it deems necessary to safeguard unattended vessels and seek repayment for cost incurred on owner's behalf.

Vacated Slips

Slip will be deemed vacated and available for rental if unoccupied for an extended period of time without notification to the Dockmaster.

Vehicles

Vehicles (bikes, mopeds, skateboards, etc.) may not be ridden on Docks.

Violations

Violation of TCC Terms & Conditions, disorder, depredations or indecorous conduct by a vessel owner, his crew, agents or guests that might injure other persons, harm the reputation of TCC, or cause damage to property shall be cause for immediate removal of the vessel in question and termination of the Agreement at the discretion of TCC. Violation of any City or County Ordinance, State or Federal Laws, rules of the road including Navigation Laws of the United States, as well as violation of any regulation of City, County, State or Federal agencies shall be cause to terminate the Agreement immediately and exclude the Owner and said vessel from TCC.

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