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Boat Docks

Tampa Convention Center (TCC) Docks 

Come to Seddon Channel and tie up at one of two floating docks for the day or night. Just a few steps puts you at The SAIL Pavilion, a pet-friendly waterfront eatery & bar on Tampa's Riverwalk. Walk from there to: The Florida Aquarium, Amalie Arena, Tampa Bay History Center, Channelside, Tampa Museum of Art, Curtis Hixon Park, Glazer Children's Museum. Take the Downtowner or Streetcar to Ybor City.

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$2/Hr. for up to 10 Hr. MAX. Over 10 Hrs. is Overnight Docking. Credit card only. TCC shall charge credit card on file for additional time not paid in advance. No refunds.

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$52 MIN for up to 26Ft. plus $2/Ft. above 26Ft.  3 Nite Max, with renewal upon availability. Check In/Out 11 AM, with early check-in by request. Credit card only. TCC shall charge credit card on file for additional time not paid in advance. Refund with 5 day email notice to Dockmaster.

*Slips reserved for boats, not dinghies (vessels under 13 feet).

Blackout Dates

2017: May 15-19, Aug 17-24, Sept 5-11, Sept 15-23

2018: Jan 26-28 Gasparilla, May 17-25, Sept 4-10, Sept 28 - Oct 6

3-Night Rental Requirement 

July 4th: July 3rd-July 5th rental required

New Years: Dec. 30th-Jan. 1st rental required

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For boats up to 50Ft:  Slips 8-12

For boats over 50Ft:  Slips 23-25 (linear-3 slips total 150Ft.)

Slips-without power & water

For boats up to 50Ft:  Slips 1-7

For boats over 50Ft:  Slips 20-22 (linear-3 slips total 147Ft.)

Slips 13-19 & 26-27 not available as used for: 

Tampa Bay Fun Boat | Kraken Cycleboats | Tampa Bay Water Bikes | Riverwalk Boating | eBoats | Tampa Pirate Water Taxi | Cross-Bay Ferry


One seawall available for Commercial boats:  $1/Ft. per day if event related; else $2/Ft.  Requires $1M P&I + General Liability coverage with City of Tampa as additional insured.  Federal ID:  59-110-1138

Gasparilla Docking

Best view of Gasparilla Invasion and slips go fast! Bring 2018 application to The SAIL Nov. 2, 2017 starting at 11 AM.  First come, first served.

Dockmaster's Office

Located on premises.  Open daily 7 AM-11 PM. 

VHF Ch. 16 | 813-402-9352  TCCMarina@tampaconventioncenter.com

Security personnel @ The SAIL until 2 AM | after 2 AM 813-274-7791


The SAIL restrooms open daily 8 AM-2 AM.  Showers not available.  Ice at neighboring Marriott Marina.

Dockside Catering/Bar Service

Limited to TCC's provider Aramark Horn-Doug@Aramark.com 813-274-7885.

Fuel, Pump Out Station & Showers

Visit Marjorie Park Yacht Basin minutes away for these 813-259-1604.

Terms & Conditions

The following Terms & Conditions are to ensure the safety of all persons utilizing the Docks and a pleasant experience. Violations may be cause for immediate termination of docking services.  See Violations below for full language regarding TCC's policy.

Alcoholic Beverages

Only alcoholic beverages purchased from TCC, The SAIL or in Riverwalk logoed cups permitted on Docks.

Contracted Services 

Vessel maintenance is not permitted at Docks without prior written approval by TCC management.  Persons conducting permitted work must check-in with the Dockmaster daily.

Electrical/Water Outages 

TCC shall be held harmless for damages resulting from electrical or water outages.


In an emergency, TCC reserves the right, but not the responsibility, to take any action it deems necessary to safeguard unattended vessels and seek repayment for cost incurred on owner's behalf.

Fire Hazards

Grills or any type of fires prohibited on Docks. Owners must cure conditions deemed hazardous by TCC, else owner will be required to leave premises.


Fishing, cast netting and swimming from the Docks is prohibited.


Maintenance of vessels prohibited without prior written approval by TCC management and check-in with the Dockmaster daily.


Noise generated from engines, generators, radios, television, etc. must be kept to a minimum so not to create a nuisance. 


TCC reserves the right to relocate vessels illegally docked in a reserved Slip if owner refuses or cannot be contacted, in the case of an emergency or due to special circumstances.


Pets must be leashed and any pet waste must be disposed of properly.  If a pet is deemed a nuisance, owner will be requested to leave premises.


TCC shall not be liable for vessel owner's property.  Personal items may not be stored on Docks, to include vehicles/equipment. 


Oil, paint, or any chemical or pollutant may not be disposed of at TCC.

Registration Agreement

No vessel shall moor at Docks without registering and advance payment to the Dockmaster.


Vessels must be able to operate under their own power to lease a Slip.


For Sale signs or any other signs on vessels or Docks prohibited.  TCC reserves the right to remove signage without notice.


The sub-leasing of rented Slips is prohibited.

Vacated Slips

Slip will be deemed vacated and available for rental if unoccupied for an extended period of time without notification to the Dockmaster.


Vehicles (bikes, mopeds, skateboards, etc.) may not be ridden on Docks.


Violation of TCC Terms & Conditions, disorder, depredations or indecorous conduct by a vessel owner, his crew, agents or guests that might injure other persons, harm the reputation of TCC, or cause damage to property shall be cause for immediate removal of the vessel in question and termination of the Agreement at the discretion of TCC.  Violation of any City or County Ordinance, State or Federal Laws, rules of the road including Navigation Laws of the United States, as well as violation of any regulation of City, County, State or Federal agencies shall be cause to terminate the Agreement immediately and exclude the Owner and said vessel from TCC.


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