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

Dock your boat at the TCC Marina and take a short stroll to The Sail, an outdoor waterfront oasis.  At The Sail you'll enjoy a cool beverage in a casual, pet-friendly atmosphere.  Other attractions within walking distance of the TCC Marina 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.

Short Term Docking

Short Term Docking is for boaters who plan on docking at the TCC Marina for 10 hours or less. The TCC Marina has 27 boat slips. They are available on a first-come, first-served basis. The fee for Short Term Docking is $2.00 per hour up to the 10 hour limit. After 10 hours boaters will pay the Reserved Boat Docking fee of $2.00 per linear foot per day plus tax. The docks are restricted on certain dates due to event related activities. Please click here for restricted dates.  

To pay the Short Term Docking fee during regular business hours see the Dock Master in the TCC Marina Office. The TCC Marina Office is open 7 a.m. to 11 p.m. seven days per week. Payment must be made by credit card.
Payment StationAs an alternative during non-business hours, you may use the pay station located at The Sail to pay the Short Term Docking fee. You will need to know your slip number in order to pay the fee at the pay station. Your slip number is located on the TCC dock. To see an example of a TCC slip number click here.

Reserved Boat Docking

The TCC Marina has limited availability for reserved boat docking. Boaters who wish to reserve a slip must contact the TCC Marina in advance. The fee for reserved docking is $2.00 per linear foot per day plus tax for a maximum of three days.  Renewal will be based upon availability.

Payment Information 

Payment for all docking services is by credit card only. The TCC Marina will not accept cash and cannot issue refunds.

*Please note:  Electricity and water at the TCC Docks are limited.

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Gasparilla Boat Docking

The TCC Marina offers the very best view of the Gasparilla Invasion in all of Tampa Bay.  You'll be close enough to the action to smell the gun powder and see the glint in Jose Gaspar's eye.  But slips go fast!  Applications for Gasparilla 2017 boat slip rentals must be submitted in person at The Sail on Thursday, November 3, 2016 starting at 11 a.m. Applications will not be accepted before November 3, 2016. To access the required Boat Docking Request Form and the Rules & Regulations click here. 

Questions or Reservations

For more information call the TCC Marina Office at 813-402-9352. Our office hours are 7 a.m. to 11 p.m. seven days per week. Or email us at TCCMarina@tampaconventioncenter.com.


 Blue Bullet TCC Boat Docks Diagram

Blue Bullet TCC Marina Rules & Regulations

Blue Bullet Gasparilla 2016 Boat Docking Process

Blue Bullet Gasparilla 2016 Special Event Request Form


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