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Erwin Marine Riverfront

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201 Riverfront Parkway
Chattanooga, TN 37402
35° 3' 20.7'', -85° 19' 1.63''
(423) 266-1316
VHF Ch. 16
erwinmarinesales.com
Chattanooga
Erwin Marine Riverfront
Erwin Marine Riverfront
Erwin Marine Riverfront
Erwin Marine Riverfront
Erwin Marine Riverfront
Rain starting this evening, continuing until tomorrow morning.
70℉S at 6 knots
Fuel
Last Updated: Jun 19, 2020

Diesel$2.00
Gas Super$2.81
Octane: 89;
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About


Erwin Marine Riverfront offers premium transient dockage along Chattanooga's 21st Century Riverfront as well as fuel and pump out. Erwin Marine Riverfront is excited about bringing the local boating community together through events on the water.

For more information about transient boat slip rental on the Chattanooga riverfront, visit Dockwa.com, the Dockwa app, or contact Erwin Marine Riverfront.

Berth Capacity


Slips:13
Linear Docks:2010 Feet

Approach


**PLEASE WATCH YOUR WAKE ON THE RIVERFRONT.** We have docks all along the Riverfront and a fuel dock as well, so please approach at idle speed. **YOU ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR YOUR WAKE!** Thank you!
Minimum Approach Depth:15.0 Feet
Minimum Channel Depth:20.0 Feet
Mean Low Water Dock Depth:25.0 Feet

Services & Amenities

Last Updated: Jun 07, 2020

Dockage:Yes
Fuel Dock:Yes
Water Hookup:Yes
Wi-Fi:Yes
Pump-out:Yes
Restrooms:Yes
Trash:Yes
Ice:Yes
Boat Ramp:Nearby
Gas:Yes
Diesel:Yes
Security:Nearby
Groceries:Nearby
Alcohol:Nearby
Medical Facility:Nearby
Pharmacy:Nearby
Car Rentals:Nearby
Bike Rentals:Nearby
Hotels:Nearby
Restaurants:Nearby
Pet Friendly:Yes
Fitness Center:Nearby
Golf:Nearby
Tennis:Nearby
Fixed Docks:Yes
Floating Docks:Yes
Electric Amps:30/50
Electric Voltage:125/250
Yacht Brokerage:Yes
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captncgSep 26, 2020
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The Bluff dock is the most convenient uncovered moor to downtown attractions. Clean with great services. Jill, the reservation desk, was most accommodating as we changed our stay repeatedly to adjust to weather conditions.

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snatchercaptainSep 24, 2020
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This is a marina that I visit a few times a year if possible. Staff are very friendly and helpful, the downtown waterfront area is super nice (kid & dog friendly too) and food choices are abundant. Highly recommend a visit.

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sj21xdcSep 21, 2020
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Another Great weekend in downtown Chattanooga! Brian Long always makes a point to come down and make sure everything is good!

Marina Response:
:-) Thank you!!
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bcampbell64Sep 13, 2020
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Area was tight, but Jill and Brian made it happen. Thanks for taking care of us guys! See you next year!

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leahmeSep 08, 2020
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The staff were so accommodating to us as we had a trailer with nowhere to park it. Mr. Gentry went out of his way to help us and actually ended up allowing us to leave both our boat and trailer on the grass on his property. You rarely find someone who treats the customer as a customer! Thank you Mr. Gentry for your kindness and great customer service!

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campbelltreeSep 07, 2020
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It was a nice marina.. Small, but nice. Only thing I wished to had was a shower in the bathroom area

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kteacher1234Sep 07, 2020
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Easy docking with great views and easy access to downtown Chattanooga.

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reganAug 28, 2020
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Jill was great from the office. Brian was fantastic as DockMaster. Really helped us as newer boat owners, even helped us with our lines as we were coming into dock a couple of evenings.

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oneeyedogcrewAug 19, 2020
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We love the Bluff dock in Chattanooga. Great location for sightseeing and close to wonderful restaurants. The negative is the bridge traffic noise (but you get used to it) and there are some homeless people on the eastern walkway. We've had no trouble with either. The staff is very nice as well

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gypsiespalace47Aug 18, 2020
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The folks here are great. What's important to me is a strong pumpout system and theirs is the best. Only 2 things that i wild like to see change. The security at the bluff docks is very low. People are climbing the gate and getting to the boats. I've been told that dock lines have been cut. Second, with a fuel dock, the area should be a slow or no wake zone so we have had damage due to a strong wake from a big boat that flew by Very close.

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westmarkcoJul 13, 2020
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the man working there was VERY good and helpful We got there late in the day so we ended up on the out side of the dock which was pretty rough. Overall good experience

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dbwells03Jun 30, 2020
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Bluff Dock was excellent, easy to access, and and easy walk to our hotel. The secure access was very mush appreciated. One concern is the walk up from the dock to road access requires scaling a long flight of steps, with no apparent handicap ramp access, so if you are carrying a heavy load or have limited mobility this is not the dock for you.

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gretaJun 22, 2020
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Very busy waterfront. Wake board boats come right by and rock your boat badly. I had a fender burst! I saw one wake board bot almost kill 3 children. There should be a no wake zone between the bridges. Someone is gonna get injured!!!! Also notable lack of maintenance to the floating dock with broken cleats and areas of missing rub rails. I probably won’t return unless there is a no wake zone to prevent boat damage.

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tparker9164Jun 22, 2020
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We traveled with a group of 6 boats from Guntersville to Chattanooga. The entire process was extremely easy. I would highly recommend Erwin Marine Riverfront and Dockwa to anyone.

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egd412May 28, 2020
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Brian Long did a great job of taking care of our group.

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pruboyMay 24, 2020
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We had a great time & the service from Brian and the rest of the staff was above and beyond all of our expectations.

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iukamanDec 01, 2019
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Great dock! Close to everything. Christmas Parade was fantastic as always. Look forward to doing it again next year!

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jennyrevesOct 23, 2019
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Great marina right in downtown Chattanooga. Easy city to get around. Only drawback is lack of facilities at dock (showers, bathrooms, laundry).

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thejourneyOct 22, 2019
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Staff was very helpful, and location is great.

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swansong222Oct 18, 2019
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Hard to rate this marina. It would’ve been 5 star, primarily for location, if they provided adequate amenities. One can walk EVERYWHERE from this marina—to enterprise, Whole Foods, excellent restaurants, museums, awesome aquariums, river walk, imax theatre—list goes on and on. BUT the marina itself was marginal— one bathroom next to marina office with two stalls only for entire marina, a LONG (1/3 mile?) walk away for most boaters, no showers available, and it smelled dirty. The first few nights we were docked at their “aquarium dock”—fixed docks, cement piers every 45 feet or so, sandwiching each space to tie-up, exposed to public walkway, no security. We would’ve loved to stay longer had there been better facilities. Staff were friendly and helpful—not their fault.

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Long very low floating docks under noisy hyway bridge. Great location right downtown riverfront area. Ask for the Bluff dock and it has a security gate. Power, water and trash cans is all you get . Great town with free shuttle bus to Publix or Walmart .

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sailorkevOct 14, 2019
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The Bluff Dock is a wonderful place to stay and enjoy Downtown Chattanooga. An easy walk to the Hunter Art Museum, the Aquarium, and many wonderful restaurants. Across the river there is even more! Grocery shopping is nearby at Publix and Whole Foods. Staff at the Erwin Marine is super friendly and helpful.

Marina Response:
Thank you for staying with us!
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kellympeterson1Oct 13, 2019
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Love staying on the docks downtown Chattanooga.

Marina Response:
Thank you:)
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sauty1946Oct 10, 2019
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Always enjoy our stay.

Marina Response:
Thank you, come back soon!!
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mjwomack1Oct 09, 2019
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Great place to stay and the staff are fantastic. We stay here whenever we can get to Chattanooga and we will definitely be back!

Marina Response:
Thank you, hope you make it back soon!
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tomlyngOct 08, 2019
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Good, but no showers or Laundry. There is also wakes that hot the river docks.

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pjsanswerOct 07, 2019
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No convenient restrooms. No showers. Not pet friendly. No wi-fi. But good personnel & repair .

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stuartnelsonSep 17, 2019
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The Erwin Marine staff are the best! We always enjoy our stay in Chattanooga.

Marina Response:
Awww, thanks ya'll ! Hope you had a wonderful anniversary:)
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gottliebjSep 04, 2019
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On a sea wall on the main channel with out a posted no wake zone. Very rough 2 days at slip. Very convenient location to downtown. No security with easy public access.

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chevyjeepAug 25, 2019

The location trumps everything so any negatives would be offset by that. However there are some negatives. First I agree that TWRA should make a NO WAKE zone between the bridges, you can get hit so hard broadside that it dislodges the fender between the boat and dock. Also the far gate was wide open and there were people on the docks that should not be there. The gate at the far end does not have an automatic return so if you leave it open it stays open. And for a suggestion, the docks are often empty. Offer weekly and monthly rates at progressively deeper discounts as the boating season dwindles. I stayed for a month for 400.00 a few years ago in November. Great deal for me and at least some revenue as the dock was mostly empty all month.

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aks63Aug 19, 2019
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Great location to down town

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kempharrAug 11, 2019
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Every was great with facilities but something has to be done about those wake board boats that curl up 3 foot waves and ruin the peaceful environment.

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wwcravenAug 04, 2019
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We like the Bluff dock. It is the most convenient to downtown, has the most pedestals and a security gate. Like all Chattanooga docks and marinas downtown, you are completely exposed to river traffic and wakes. But it is very worth it for a night or two. Jill does a great job.

Marina Response:
Thank you for your business, we love our Riverfront and glad you do as well!!
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abedJul 29, 2019
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Gate code did not work called and called and called and called ......... could not get in. Just happened a HOMELESS man told me how to get in. you need an emergency #. gate was not working when we left

Marina Response:
We are so sorry this happened, unfortunately the office is closed on Sundays. But just for future trips if you leave a message it will come to our email and let us know what's going on. Apparently the battery was going out, the dockmaster took care of that and it is working now. Also, just for future reference there is another gate you can use on the upper end:) Thank you for staying with us, we liked you so much we just wanted to keep ya! PS Give me a call and let me in on how you got in so we can take care of that. See ya on the water!
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o3323Jul 26, 2019
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The river flows very fast here at the dock and there is no one to help with the lines. My only other issue is that there is no internet on the docks. The riverfront has internet but it isn’t strong enough to cover the docking area so you need to go up to the street level to get it. Jill at the marina office is very helpful and accommodating but can’t do anything about the river or internet.

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loganrunJul 16, 2019
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Coordinating with the Erwin marina thru dockwa app was painless. Transit dock was clean an well maintained. One issue has to do with Erwin’s dockwa listing. It states a 10% discount on fuel for transit users. We went to Erwin’s Chickamauga marina for fuel and was told by dockhand there was no additional discounts at the pump. Might want to confirm or has listing changed.

Marina Response:
Glad the booking process was easy and that you were happy with your stay! The discount on fuel listed is for our fuel docks downtown when you stay with us, (each location kinda does it own thing) you just have to fuel during business hours, don't put your cc in, just call the office and let me know it's you and I'll give you the discount:) We'll try it on your next trip, hope to see ya soon! Thank you for your business!
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mosesJul 15, 2019
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Very clean ! nice place to dock ! Love Chatt

Marina Response:
Thank you, come back soon!!
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leftyJul 08, 2019
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The receptionist at Erwin was great; very courteous and helpful with our first DocWa reservation. THE BAD NEWS; there was no law enforcement on the water downtown - the small boat traffic is very heavy - numerous very discourteous boaters; we saw paddle boarders thrown off their boards and we nearly had cleats pulled out of our deck from the serious wakes.

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janan1259Jul 07, 2019
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Great view of fireworks

Marina Response:
Come back soon!!
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rbb331Apr 27, 2019
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Easy to deal with, very accommodating

Marina Response:
Thank you, so glad you enjoyed your stay with us and we'll see you next time!
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