Post 291 Guest Dock Policy

Members and their guests may tie up on our guest dock upon a space available basis
during the weekend hours of Friday at 10 am to Sunday at 5 pm.

NO OVERNIGHT RESERVATIONS ALLOWED FRIDAY thru SUNDAY.

Reservations can be made for Sunday thru Thursday night only with a 10 am departing time Friday morning.

General Information

Docking permission is always required, and all appropriate provision of NBMC Title 17 apply to any use of the Guest Dock.

No operations which could be subject to a Marine Activities Permit (NBMC 71.10) are permitted anywhere in the marina without written permission form Post 291.

The first boat should go in as far forward as possible, leaving the remaining dock space available.  On initial arrival, the skipper must immediately proceed to the Post 291 Admin Office (or to the bartender if the office is closed) to identify himself, the vessel, its length, show proof of insurance, and vessel documentation/registration.

AVOID THE HOIST AREA – It is NOT part of the available guest dock space.

Authorized Users

The following are authorized to reserve and use the guest dock:

  • American Legion Newport Harbor Post 291 Members
  • Yacht Clubs with ALYC reciprocals – requires ALYC to make the reservation.  Visiting YC members remain guests of ALYC while on site and ALYC must brief their guests on Post 291 rules and are responsible for their guests.
Guest Dock Reservations

Reservations are required to use the guest dock for overnight stays.  The Post allows up to three consecutive nights.  Call the American Legion Post 291 Admin Office (9:00 – 17:00, Monday through Friday) at (949) 673-5070 to reserve dates and times.  After hours assistance may not be available.

Temporary Guest Dock Use without a Reservation (8 hours maximum)

If the guest dock is NOT reserved, authorized visitor may tie up on a first-come, first-served temporary basis, up to 8 hours.  On arrival, the skipper must proceed immediately to the Post 291 Admin Office (or the bartender, if the office is closed) to verify that the guest dock is a available and to provide all required information and an expected time of departure.

Overnight Docking Fees

Overnight use of the guest dock is $1.00 per foot per night with a $25 per night minimum.  Payment of docking fees must be paid on arrival.  A head & shower key and gate card is available with a $100 deposit (refundable upon departure).

NOTE:  Exceptions to any part of this policy may be authorized by Post 291.

Guest Dock Policy 01.0 Approved DECEMBER 2, 2014.
Guest Dock Policy 01.0 Approved DECEMBER 2, 2014.