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Clearwater Beach Marina

There are two marinas in Clearwater.  The original, now called Clearwater Beach Marina, is located at Clearwater Beach and is detailed on this page.   The more recently developed marina on Clearwater Harbor is described at Clearwater Harbor Marina.

Clearwater Beach Marina has very good facilities with support for both private and commercial vessels.  It is a short distance to the Gulf of Mexico without need to pass through any drawbridge.  The marina has 207 slips and can accommodate vessels up to 125 feet.  There are 23 slips for transient boaters.   Restaurants and shops are on premise and nearby.

The marina offers considerable boating and water recreational adventures including:

  • Charter fishing boats from small to large
  • Fishing party boats
  • Sailboat charters
  • Dive boat charters
  • Sightseeing/excursion and dolphin tours
  • Boat and jet ski rentals
  • Parasailing
  • Dinner cruises
  • A pirate ship adventure

Sightseeing/Excursion Tours

Captain Memo's Original Pirate Cruise

Captain Memo's Original Pirate CruiseAvast ye matey! Come sail under the Jolly Roger on the fun-filled adventure on the seas of the Gulf of Mexico.  Shiver me timbers if this isn't the best pirate adventure.  Enjoy island music, drinks, stories and more.  Great fun for the whole family.  Various day and sunset cruises.

The Tropics Boat Tours

Tropics Boat ToursCruise the beautiful Gulf and islands on the tropical-themed double-decker catamaran.  Family friendly with various tours available including the Dolphin Exploration, Caladesi Island Excursion, Caladesi and Honeymoon tour and Sunset Celebration.

Mega Bite - the Clearwater Shark Boat

Mega Bite Boat TourRide the Clearwater waterways inside the "belly of the beast" - a unique 40 foot tour boat!  Watch for dolphins and check out celebrity homes and other points of interest during the tour.

Little Toot

Little Toot at Clearwater Beach Marina The fun little boat that can go into the shallows as well as the Gulf to seek dolphins and sights of interest.  This forty-foot authentic style tug boat is sure to be a hit for all ages.  Get up close to the playful dolphins that frequent the area.

Encounters with Dolphins

Encounters with DolphinsTake an hour and a half ride on coastal waters to see Dolphins and other interesting sights.  Pass by celebrity homes on the way out.  The excursion includes a half hour stop at an island for your choice of snorkeling or to collect shells.

Dream Catcher Explorations

Dream Catcher custom excursion toursCaptain Mike offers a number of excursions on his 6-passenger boat including snorkeling, tubing rides, ride a sea scooter, dolphin watching, shelling and clear bottom kayaking.  Various tour lengths and times available.

Classic Cruises - Enterprize

Enterprize boat at Clearwater Beach MarinaA classic 1965, 37 foot Chris Craft is a great boat to sightsee in comfort along Clearwater's Bay and Gulf waters.  Cruises range from 1 1/2 hours to a full day for up to six people.  Optionally, cruise to nearby waterside dining or have meals catered on-board.

Sea Life Safari

Sea Life Safari boat A narrated 90 minute trip among Clearwater's intracoastal waters and Shell island.  Staff will drop a net and see what sea critters come up before releasing them back to the bay.

Charter Sailboats

Classic Cruises - Tradewinds

Tradewinds three-masted schooner Enjoy a sailing trip on a three-masted schooner.  Although this 53 foot sailboat was designed for fast transatlantic racing, it now provides a more leisurely excursion for up to six.

Kai Lani Catamaran

Kai Lani Catamaran Site back and relax on a 2 hour sail aboard this 50 sailing catamaran while enjoying a drink from the service bar and island music in the background!  Daily, sunset sails and charters available.


Sky Screamer Parasail

Sky Screamer ParasailGrin to the thrill of flying hundreds of feet in the sky over the blue waters of the Gulf of Mexico.  Drift slowly down to the water as the boat stops and let's you dip into the water before it takes off again to resume your flight.

Dive Boat

Dive Clearwater

Dive Clearwater Plunger VII boatGo on a fantastic dive in the beautiful Gulf waters on this boat built for Scuba trips.  The 30 foot boat can visit reefs from 4 to 20 miles offshore.  Many dives are 40-60 feet deep, but others are available.

Speed Boat Rides

Sea Screamer Speedboat

Sea Screamer Speed BoatGo for an exciting ride on this 72 foot long, dual twin-turbocharged diesel power speedboat!  This hour long ride will put smiles on the faces of family and friends.  Watch for Dolphins as they play in the wake.

Jet Ski Rentals

Clearwater Beach Wave Runner Rentals

Wave Runner at Clearwater Beach Wave Runner RentalsRent wave runners by the hour, package deals and island adventures. Visit Caladesi, Honeymoon or Three Rooker Bar islands.  Open all year.  Group rates available.

Gulfside Jet Ski Tours and Rentals

Jet Ski at Gulfside Jet Ski Tours and RentalsJet ski rentals by the hour.  Tours available to explore the area including nearby islands such as Caladesi or Honeymoon.  Wet suits available if desired.  Group specials available.

Boat Rentals

Clearwater Boat Rentals

Clearwater Boat RentalsA broad selection of boats is offered for fishing, relaxing on a scenic ride or enjoying the Gulf Coast.  Rent boats by the half or full day.  Watch for Dolphins or even the occasional Manatee.  Staff provides information, charts, advice and directions for an enjoyable day.

Fun Boat Adventures

Fun Boat AdventuresThese little outboard powered Fun Boats are a blast.  You drive the boat.  Several trips to chose from including one to Caladesi Island - one of the best beaches in the U.S.  A guide accompanies the trips.

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Dinner Cruise Boat (and Sightseeing)

Calypso Queen

Calypso Queen Dinner Boat Take a pleasant dinner cruise along the smooth waters of Clearwater Harbor and the intracoastal waterway.   Tropical island style buffets are offered for the afternoon lunch and sunset dinner/tropical party cruises.  Dance to the island party music on the evening cruise.

Starlight Majesty Dining Yacht

StarLite Majesty Dinning YachtSuperb dining along with live entertainment and dancing are the hallmarks of this dinner cruise aboard the 115 foot, contemporary styled yacht.  Luncheon/sightseeing and dinner/entertainment cruises are offered - both with a nice variety menu.

Fishing Party Boats

Double Eagle II and III

Double EagleTake a half or full day trip to the Gulf of Mexico aboard the catamaran fishing party boats.  Tackle is available or bring your own.  No license required.  Boats go up to 10 miles offshore for the half day, and up to 25 miles offshore for the full day tour.

Queen Fleet

Super Queen Half day trips up to 10 miles offshore and full day deep sea fishing trips up to 30 miles into the Gulf on the well equipped Queen Fleet party boats.   Tackle and bait are available and no fishing license is required.

Fishing Charter Boats

Above Average Fishing Charters

Above Average

  • Boat length: 30 foot 
  • Passenger limit:  6
  • Trip lengths: 4 to 10 hours
  • Fishing style: trolling, shark fishing, bottom fishing

Daisy Mae Fishing Company

Daisy Mae

  • Boat length: 45 foot   
  • Passenger limit:  6
  • Trip lengths: 4 - 14 hours and 2 - 3 day
  • Style: trolling, sport fishing, bottom fishing

Dos Amigos Fishing Charters

Dos Amigos Fishing Charter Boat
  • Boat length: 35 foot;
  • Passenger limit:  6 
  • Trip lengths: 4 - 24 hours
  • Style: trolling, bottom fishing, offshore

Double Hook Charter Boat

Double Hook Charter Boat
  • Boat length: 45 foot   
  • Passenger limit:  6
  • Trip lengths: 4 - 8 hours
  • Custom trips available.
  • Style: sport trolling, bottom fishing

Charter Boat 86 Proof

86 Proof Charter Boat
  • Boat length: 43 foot   
  • Passenger limit:  6
  • Trip lengths: 4 - 8 hours
  • Style: sport fishing, bottom fishing

Gulfstream Deepsea Sportfishing Charters


Gulfstream II Fishing Charter Boat
  • Boat length: 40 foot
  • Passenger limit:  12 
  • Trip lengths: 4 - 12 hours
  • Style:  Trolling, bottom fishing, offshore

Gulfstream II

Gulfstream II Fishing Charter Boat
  • Boat length: 51 foot
  • Passenger limit:  16
  • Trip lengths: 4 - 12 hours and overnight
  • Style: Trolling, bottom fishing, offshore

GulfStream III

GulfStream III Sportfishing
  • Boat length: 35 foot   
  • Passenger limit:  6
  • Trip lengths: 4 - 12 hours
  • Style: Trolling, bottom fishing, offshore

Gypsy Sport Fishing

Gypsy Sport Fishing boat
  • Boat length: 36 foot   
  • Passenger limit:  6
  • Trip lengths: 4 - 8 hours
  • Style: trolling, bottom fishing

100 Proof Fishing Charters

100 Proof Fishing Charters
  • Boat length: 47 foot   
  • Passenger limit:  6
  • Trip lengths: 4 - 8 hours and longer
  • Style:  sport fishing, bottom fishing, offshore

Reel Deal Sport Fishing

Reel Deal Sportfishing
  • Boat length: 36 foot   
  • Passenger limit:  6
  • Trip lengths: 4 - 12 hours
  • Style: trolling, reef/wreck fishing, bottom fishing

Scales 'N' Tails Charters

Scales N Tails Charters
  • Boat length: 24 foot
  • Passenger limit:  4
  • Trip lengths: 4 - 9 hours
  • Style: Light tackle inshore fishing

Strike Zone Charters

Strike Zone Charters
  • Boat length: 27 foot   
  • Passenger limit:  4
  • Trip lengths: 4 - 8 hours
  • Style: inshore and coastal fishing

Tom Cat II

Tom Cat II Charters
  • Boat length:
  • Passenger limit:  6
  • Trip lengths: 
  • Style: deep sea fishing, inshore, offshore

Charter Boat Two C's II

Charter Boat Two C's II
  • Boat length: 37 foot   
  • Passenger limit:  6
  • Trip lengths: 4 - 24 hours
  • Style: sport, deep sea fishing, offshore