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Port of Poulsbo

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18809 Front Street NE
Poulsbo, WA 98370
47° 43' 56.33'', -122° 38' 52.51''
VHF Ch. 66
Port of Poulsbo
Port of Poulsbo
Port of Poulsbo
Port of Poulsbo
Port of Poulsbo
Port of Poulsbo
Port of Poulsbo
Port of Poulsbo
Port of Poulsbo
Port of Poulsbo
Port of Poulsbo
Port of Poulsbo
Port of Poulsbo
Port of Poulsbo
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56℉SE at 2 knots
Last Updated: Aug 18, 2020

Gas Regular$3.23
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Guest Moorage Open; Office Closed, call or email; No cash payments; Restrooms and Laundry Closed; Fuel Dock open 9am-1pm 7 days a week;

Last Updated: 2020-04-23 15:59:46 UTC



One of the most popular boating destinations in Puget Sound, the Port of Poulsbo is located in the heart of downtown Poulsbo – also known as “Little Norway”. There are many restaurants to choose from, several of which offer fine dining. There are a multitude of specialty shops and galleries all within a block of the marina. With 5 micro-breweries in town, Poulsbo is sure to cater to any taste. If that is not enticing enough, Poulsbo also has one of the last remaining Marina exchanges in the PNW! Then, when you are finished touring the town, enjoyed some entertainment at several establishments offering live music, including award winning musicals at the Jewel Box Theatre. Visiting boaters will enjoy a clean, well run marina. This Washington Clean Marina facility boasts a new GFCI protected electrical system, which means that it is one of the safest marinas in Puget Sound. Want to know if your boat stands up to GFCI test? Go to Poulsbo and find out. But, be prepared to run your generator just in case. Poulsbo features several great festivals throughout the year, most of which are located in the waterfront park next to the marina. Visit for the weekend and take part in Viking Festival, 3rd of July Fireworks or the Poulsbo Arts Festival. Call for more information, you'll be glad you did!

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The main entrance to the guest moorage docks (E and F dock) are at the north end of the marina. When you come around the big breakwater, the docks will come into view. F-dock is the northern most dock. Even numbered slips are on the south side of the docks, and odds on the north side. The fuel dock and pump-out facility is located on the south side of E-dock, near shore.

Services & Amenities

Last Updated: Oct 07, 2019

Fuel Dock:Yes
Water Hookup:Yes
Dinghy Dock:Yes
Boat Ramp:Yes
Medical Facility:Nearby
Ship Store:Yes
Floating Docks:Yes
Electric Amps:30 Amp
Electric Voltage:120 Volts
Winter Storage:Yes
Live Aboard:Yes
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ceriseSep 22, 2019

Very nice marina. Clean. Clean showers. Convenient to shops, restaurants and bars. Nice folks too.

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fhschmidtkeAug 30, 2019

Clean marina, pet friendly, pleasant staff Good restaurants near by Clean restrooms

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jkkjniemiAug 17, 2019

We love Poulsbo. The office staff is always very helpful and our night is always peaceful.

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sturm8Aug 11, 2019

We really enjoyed our stay. Thank you!

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vmanfriniAug 05, 2019

Great marina, located in the heart of Poulsbo, close to restaurants and shops. The place is quiet, the facilities clean. I will go back again for sure and highly recommend.

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darraewAug 05, 2019

We reserved two nights over the weekend here at this marina and experienced one of our favorite boating weekends yet! The staff was friendly and helpful. The bathrooms and showers are clean, however they require quarters, (the showers, not the bathroom). The town is a great stop on the way up to the San Juan's and has everything we didn't think to bring with us. The people of Poulsbo are some of the friendliest around too and we enjoyed our early morning conversations with some of the locals at the coffee shop.

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tisaacs408Aug 01, 2019

Dock Staff as especially helpful resolving my power issue. Facilities were exceptional. Fuel dock easily accessible and fuel reasonably priced. Marina is the center of all the activities in Poulsbo. Great visit and will return in the future!

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baconjlJul 31, 2019

Mukilteo Yacht Club with 12 boats (power and sail) spent July 26-28 at the Poulsbo Marina. I don't have enough adjectives to describe what a wonderful time we had! Janesse, Jason, and the entire staff were so very helpful, professional and friendly. Janesse organized a "Poker Run" for our members that was so much fun. Eleven merchants participated and were all so generous and welcoming. Slippery Pig was a great place to award the poker prizes and have delicious beer and huge tasty sandwiches. The facilities are clean and really fabulous. The Party Barge (with a really nice awning/roof, the multi-purpose room, the bathrooms, the showers...really everything is 5 Star. We will be back and will recommend it as the BEST Marina in the area.

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rossjacksonJul 28, 2019

Very accommodating. Beautiful place.

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budsccmxJul 22, 2019

Very nice crew and a very clean place to stay

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camstrup12Jul 21, 2019

Spot taken because it was left as open even after confirmation, after calling the marina they said sorry all the other spots were reserved and hopefully another spot would open up later... We had already paid but we're not given any help finding a new spot and the marina was chaotic.

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gwilly95Jun 17, 2019

Very good. Clean docks, well maintained. Slip was open when we arrived. They gave us a welcome bag with town info, maps. The surrounding crowd was a bit noisy, with loud partying going till 11p. But we slept ok. Free potty pump out too.

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singularityMar 25, 2019

We had an overnight stay at Poulsbo. We had the dock assignment ahead of time. Upon arrival everything went smoothly. The dock staff friendly and accommodating. All services worked as they were intended to work. The town is fantastic for a weekend visit -- shops and restaurants, or just a stroll around town. Also very pet friendly. Worth the visit, we'll be coming back.

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They normally take great care of me there, but upon arrival my pre paid slip was occupied and unfortunately that is one of 2 slips my boat fits in and has 50 amp power. I was promised that slip. I compromised, and ran my generator for the duration of my trip.

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johnvilla99Dec 03, 2018

It’s a beautiful marina. Staff are very friendly and helpful. Excellent facilities. They get a three because 1) I was a 36’ LOA in a 30’ slip. Make for an awkward means to get on and off my boat. 2). No shore power due to the high standards by which the marina operates. So I was on generator the whole weekend.

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pmdaviesOct 28, 2018

Docks are a little tired but still in acceptable condition. Staff were very helpful, Internet was spotty at times, other times great. Bathrooms and showers were clean and well mainta8ned.

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mattcjcainAug 26, 2018

Helpful staff and host. Great marina area for food and supplies.

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cjdoc1Aug 05, 2018

Service was friendly, lots of staff around. We had no problems with power, though others did, which has something to do with the newer GFCI’s the marina installed.

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jellrodAug 04, 2018

Great little marina, always a great stay. Friendly and accommodating staff.

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ddenverJul 23, 2018

Nice people and nice facility. Real pleasant stay.

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ljp123Jul 19, 2018

We had a gret stay because the staff helped us during a real time of need. We lost an engine and couldn't get into or slip. The staff came just in time to pull us in. Thank to everyone for your help. Ed and Lois on Bula Bula.

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gottayachtaJul 17, 2018

Setting is lovely. Marina well kept. Wish they had had power for our boat though.

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lovedbytheking2011Jul 13, 2018

We love staying here for the night on our way up to the San Juan's. Friendly workers and clean bathrooms. Will stay again soon!

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libertybelleJun 07, 2018

Clean, friendly, spacious.

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obsession2018May 25, 2018

There has been a perpetual power problem that has plagued the marina for years. There was an attempt to apparently upgrade last year but that has clearly fallen short. I am 50 amp but can split to 30 amp and after trying several power stations gave up. Neighbors came by and shared the exact same experience and candidly they were curious if i was able to figure it out and get service. The frustration is having the expectation of power as a paying marina guest. Beautiful marina and people just do not expect reliable power.

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dhil12Mar 10, 2018

Super clean, very friendly and helpful staff. First time visit and we will be certainly be returning.

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seamistJan 20, 2018

Fantastic overnight getaway from Seattle. Only two hours (on a slow boat) from Seattle. Great little town with lots of fun shops, restaurants and things to do. Fun marina with great people. Must visit if you haven’t been yet!

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bolsen1984Jan 20, 2018

Great marina and perfect weekend town. Highly recommended. Jenise is super helpful and friendly, and makes making reservations a breeze.

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kwsarcheJan 02, 2018

We always have a great time in Poulsbo. However, the dock power continues to be an issue with the Port. We plugged in and we always have power, but the plug was loose, the screws were loose. We tighten them and we were fine.

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rothrichard57Oct 25, 2017

I had to cancel, which I did more than 24 hours in advance. I think the credit voucher system is a total rip off. Hotels DO provide refunds if the room is cancelled up to the day before your stay. To expect boaters to keep track of a piece of paper - the credit voucher - for a year in order to get credit is unreasonable and ridiculous. You should have better customer service and provide full refunds up to a reasonable advance notice, just like all other marinas in the area. VERY DISAPPOINTED.

Marina Response:
Mr. Roth, thank you for sharing your perspective. I'm sorry you had such a disappointing experience. It is certainly not our intention to make things difficult for our customers. As a result, we will be re-evaluating our cancellation policy to see where we can make some positive changes for the future.
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trmc1313Sep 17, 2017

Very friendly ...good power

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gklevenSep 08, 2017

Poulsbo Marina is a great, low key get away. The Scandivanian town has great shops and restaurants. Good bakery and coffee shops. If you need marine supplies the marine store is good. Staff are friendly and helpful. The cons: wifi is terrible and the washroom facilities are pretty basic. Take your flip flops into the shower.

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pissedoffJul 30, 2017

Horrible. 5 boats in our club could not get power!! Marina blamed our boats at first. They knew this was a lie. Staff would not admit their wiring problems. Locals all knew!!! Bad Bad Bad To hell with Poulsbo

Marina Response:
The Poulsbo Marina's new GFCI protected shore power system is, and has always been, working exactly as it should. The new GFCI (30mA) standard is very sensitive to power leakage, which can be frustrating for some boat owners. At the time of this review, which was very soon after the dock power was upgraded, not all of the various reasons for failed connections were known. It is now known that any failed attempt to connect to a GFCI protected system is due to an issue on the boat, whether it be faulty wiring , or a timing issue with the inverter. To say that marina staff lied is not only inaccurate, it is also unfair. Marina staff has gone above the call of duty to assist boaters visiting Poulsbo.
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kindredspiritJul 23, 2017

Great destination but don't make reservations on-line or pay for moorage in advance. A friend had engine problems on the way in and the Port refused to refund or rain check them. Unfriendly staff, unorganized and doesn't understand boaters needs.

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rbaker2731Jul 23, 2017

They need to be better about putting sailboats on F dock when there are minus tides. No fun seeing sailboats listing. We were also in mud. Not much help with docking like other marinas. We helped 12 + boats tie up in the wind.

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derekeyringMay 23, 2017

It was a very busy weekend with the Viking Festival . We were assigned a slip with another boat that had a pretty wide beam as well. We were within inches at the most and the way I had to bring my boat forward to avoid scraping on the stern caused by bow edge to rub on the dock as well. I would recommend talking with the marina about the width of your boat in advance

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een65Mar 28, 2017

My wife and I have made Poulsbo a regular stop now, at least twice a month. The marina is clean and the dock staff are always friendly. I would highly recommend this marina, however I want to keep it quiet so I will always have a dock space available. :-) Kudos to the Poulsbo staff! John Howgate

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