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Leonardo State Marina Overview

Located on the south east portion of Sandy Hook Bay, Leonardo State Marina offers pleasure boaters and fisherpersons easy access to some of the best fishing in the areas of the New York/New Jersey Harbor, the Raritan Bay, the Sandy Hook Bay, the Atlantic Ocean and the Jersey Coastline. The Marina offers the year round rental of 175 slips with a maximum boat length of 50 feet, transient slips are also available by contacting the main office. The marina features several six pack charter fishing vessels as well as a party boat. Personal watercraft docks and trailer dry storage is also available. Waiting lists are required for all summer slips and dry storage spaces. A public boat launch (fees apply) is also available year round providing access to vistas of the Upper Sandy Hook Bay, Lower Manhattan and the Gateway National Recreation Area Sandy Hook Unit.

The marina is also home to a small nature center featuring live animals and hands on educational learning for families and school groups. Throughout the year various events are held including Flea Markets, A National Marina Day celebration featuring a Hooked on Fishing Not on Drugs fishing tournament and our annual Halloween & Pet festival. The rental of kayaks ($20/per person) during the summer months can also be scheduled by contacting the marina office.

Launch Ramp – January 1 to December 31

Daily $20.00 $25.00
Season Pass $170.00 $200.00

Dry Storage

Summer – April 1 – October 31 (Half Rate After August 1) $250.00 $295.00
Winter – November 1 to March 31 $200.00 $240.00

Summer Berth Fees - April 1 to October 31 (includes water and electric)

30’ (28’ X 11’ maximum) $2,400.00 $2,700.00
40’ (37’ X 13’ maximum) $3,200.00 $3,600.00
50’ (45’ X 15’ maximum) $4,000.00 $4,500.00

*Fee calculated on size of slip
*Charter vessel slips are $105/ft NJ Resident , $125/ft Nonresident based on length of slip (should be a check box to apply as slips change from recreational to charter annually.)

Winter Berth Fees – November 1 to March 31
NJ Resident $32.00/ft
Non Resident $37.00/ft

Transient Berth Fees

Daily 40’ and under $1.50/ft $2.00/ft
41’ and over $2.00/ft $2.50/ft
Monthly 40’ and under $12.00/ft $15.00/ft
41’ and over $15.00/ft $18.00/ft

Personal Water Craft Docks - 14’ May 1 to October
NJ Resident $960.00
Non Resident $1,080.00

Free public pump out station available.

Restrooms and Shower facilities ADA Accessible

No Fueling of Vessels with Portable Gas Cans.

All ropes, dock boxes and furniture must be removed from the marina at the end of the contract period.

No Alcohol Permitted on State Property.

No Fishing, Crabbing or Netting Permitted in the Marina.

No Swimming in the Marina or from the bulkheads.

Fish Racks must be disposed of properly in dumpsters.

All pets must be leashed and cleaned up after.

Dinghies must be stored in rented slip.

A full list of rules and regulations are available at the office.


Phone Number

102 Concord Avenue
Leonardo, NJ 07737

Email Address

Marina Hours

Office 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. daily

Marina Fees

Daily Launch Fees
NJ Resident: $20/launch
Non-NJ Resident: $25/launch

Other Related Fees
Map / Directions

GPS Coordinates
40.423785, -74.061252