**Now taking Reservations for Monthly
Moorage for the 2022 Season**
Review requirements and fill out the form Below!
The Port Management Area (P.M.A) and Anchoring
- Below is a chart showing the Fairhaven Port Management Area shaded in RED.
- Anchoring is not permitted inside the PMA.
- Vessels left anchored inside the PMA may receive a notice and/or fine from the Port of Bellingham.
- Anchoring outside the PMA is governed by the Washington Administrative Code and managed by the State’s DNR.
- Click here to view the Washington Administrative Code online which pertains to anchoring.
- Members of the public interested in anchoring should contact the State’s Department of Natural Resources with questions.
Daily (Transient) Moorage Details
- Visitor moorage is allowed for up to three consecutive days (after which one must begin a monthly moorage contract).
- No reservations are taken, first come, first served
- No proof of vessel insurance is required.
- The daily rate is $0.50 per foot, with a 24′ billing minimum.
- Payment can be made:
- In-person at the Community Boating Center during business hours. (Check or Card only)
- Using payment envelopes and secure drop-box at the boat launch ramp. (Cash or Check only)
Monthly Moorage Details
- Monthly moorage is billed by the calendar month. Pro-rating is not available.
- The first month’s moorage payment is due in advance and is not refundable.
- Payment can be made online or in-person during the Boating Center’s business hours.
- Vessels must pay daily moorage until arranging a monthly moorage contract.
- Vessels staying from 4 days to 1 calendar month:
- Proof of insurance with at least $300,000 in liability coverage
- Vessels staying for over 1 month:
- Proof of insurance with at least $300,000 liability coverage
- Proof of Vessel Registration or USCG Documentation
- Port of Bellingham must be named as Additional Interest / Insured
Please submit all needed paperwork in the reservation form below!
Interested in Adventuring through the Puget Sound?
Map out your route with the Washington State Parks mooring website.