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Boat Docking

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You're a seafarer and you want to explore downtown Tampa.  Not a problem because public boat docking at the Tampa Convention Center is easy and convenient.  Our dock is on the Hillsborough River just steps away from the Convention Center and it is perfectly situated near the many businesses, attractions and restaurants of downtown Tampa.

Dock your boat at the TCC dock and take a short stroll to the Sail Pavilion, an outdoor waterfront oasis.  At the Sail Pavilion you'll enjoy a cool beverage in a casual, pet-friendly atmosphere.  Other attractions within walking distance of the TCC dock include the Florida Aquarium, the Tampa Bay Times Forum and the Tampa Bay History Center.

To roam further afield walk across the street from the Convention Center to Dick Greco Plaza.  At the Plaza board a streetcar that will transport you to various points of interest including historic Ybor City, one of only two National Historic Landmark districts in Florida.

Transient Docking

The TCC dock has 26 transient slips. They are available on a first-come, first-served basis and cannot be reserved in advance. The fee for transient docking is $4.00 per hour with no time limit. However, the docks are restricted on certain dates due to event related activities. Please click here for restricted dates.  

Payment StationUse the pay station located at the Sail Pavilion to pay the transient docking fee. Alternately, you may pay the fee by going to the Parkmobile app, http://www.parkmobile.com. You will need to know your slip number in order to pay the fee. Your slip number is located on the TCC dock. For an example of a TCC slip number click here.

Seawall Docking

Vessels docking along the TCC seawall require evidence of Protection and Indemnity Coverage (P & I) in the amount of $1,000,000.00 in addition to General Liability coverage. Please complete the Seawall Docking Form.

Gasparilla Docking

There is a wait list for boaters wishing to dock at TCC for Gasparilla. Send an email to suzanne.seder@tampaconventioncenter.com if you would like to be added to the wait list. Further information will be forwarded to you as it becomes available.

*Please note:  Electricity and water are not currently available on TCC docks.


For further information regarding the TCC boat docks call 813.274.7766 or email Suzanne Seder, Convention Services Director, at suzanne.seder@tampaconventioncenter.com.


Blue Bullet Seawall Docking Form

Blue Bullet TCC Boat Docks Diagram

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