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Marina FAQ's


What is Suntex Marinas?

SUNTEX MARINA is the leading owner, operator and developer of high-quality coastal and inland marina properties located throughout the United States. Led by a management team with more than 100 years combined experience investing in, acquiring, and operating marinas, Suntex currently employs more than 60 people in its corporate office and over 1200 on-site at its marinas. We operate Liberty Landing Marina in Jersey City, NJ and Marina Jack in Sarasota, FL, both of which have been awarded “Marina of the Year” by Marina Dock Age, so we fully understand the intricacies of operating world class marina facilities.

What are the benefits of joining Suntex Marinas?

Suntex Marinas can fill all your boating needs with unparalleled services and amenities. You have your choice of wet or dry slips, service centers, showers, pools, waterfront restaurants, fully-stocked marine centers, captain’s lounges, and many other options all overseen by professionals dedicated to delivering superior guest experiences. Our goal is to provide a stress-free marina life, whether it’s for a day, week or year-round.

Is Suntex Marinas a "Clean Marina"?

We believe that marina owners and operators should serve our industry as good stewards of the aquatic marine environment. We have chosen to lead by example. We voluntarily initiated and implemented a set of environmental Best Management Practices (BMP) designed by the Florida Department of Environmental Protection to preserve Florida's waterways. These BMPs address critical environmental issues such as sensitive habitat, waste management, storm water control, spill prevention, and emergency preparedness.

Do you have wet slips?

Yes. We have 28 wet slips in the 30-40’ range.

What is the depth of the marina or approach to the marina at low tide?

The marina has a depth of 6 feet at mean low water.

Do you have dry storage?

Yes. Suntex Marina - Lantana has 350 dry storage racks; 227 are indoors and 85 are outdoors. We can handle vessels up to 34 feet in length.

Do you rent boats?

We do not rent boats at our marina. If you are interested in a charter boat, we can assist you in making arrangements and charters may come into our marina to pick up clients. We can also assist you in local rental boat companies. Additionally, a boat club will operate from our South Lantana location.

How do I get to Suntex Marina - Lantana?

From I-95: Ttake exit 61 (Lantana Road) east to U.S. 1 (approximately 1.1 miles). Turn north on U.S. 1 and stay in the right lane. When you get to the fork in the road, stay to the right and then make the first right into the marina. Proceed all the way to the eastern edge of the property and follow the signs to the harbormaster's office.

You can access Suntex Marina - Lantana by water off the Intracoastal Waterway. From the south, enter the Intracoastal Waterway utilizing the Boynton Inlet (fixed bridge with 16-foot clearance). Head north and approximately 1/2 mile north of the Ocean Avenue Bridge, you will see our sign in the Intracoastal Waterway. Turn left (west) and the marina is located straight ahead due east and 100 yards north of The Moorings condominiums (multicolored cluster of buildings).

Access from Lake Worth Inlet to the north is provided via the Intracoastal Waterway. Head south near Palm Beach Island or follow the markers along the mainland. You will pass under four bridges. Look for the Suntex Marina sign in the Intracoastal Waterway. Turn west and you will see the dock and the dry storage barn.

What are the hours for Suntex Marina - Lantana?

We are open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., seven days a week. All Suntex Marina locations are closed on Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, and New Year's Day.

What do I do if there is an after-hours emergency?

The marina office phones are forwarded nightly to an answering service. The service will contact the harbormaster or another Suntex Marina official in the event of an emergency. If the incident involves an injury or the law is being broken, please dial 911. A call to the marina office will also be appreciated.

What is the closest airport?

Palm Beach International Airport is less than 10 miles from the marina and is a 10- to 15-minute drive.

Do you allow live-aboards?

Suntex Marina - Lantana does not allow liveaboards. The Moorings condominiums are available for purchase at our South Lantana location if you are looking for a home adjacent to your boat. Please check with our harbormaster for more information.

Do you offer new or used boat sales?

We do not have boat sales on-site. However, our staff can help you contact local authorized dealers.

Do you sell gas or diesel?

Suntex Marina - Lantana exclusively sells ValvTect 90 octane non-ethanol gasoline only. For diesel or other fuel needs, please contact the harbormaster. We also offer our members a discount on fuel.

Do you sell bait?

This location offers a full-service bait and tackle shop. Our Ships Store carries boating essentials, including soda, beer, ice, and soft goods such as hats, T-shirts, sweatshirts, and jackets.

Are there any good fishing locations near you?

Fishing in Palm Beach County is arguably the best in the world. The winter sailfish bite in Sailfish Alley, and the spring mahi-mahi runs and skyrocketing kingfish are all found in abundance out of the Lake Worth and Boynton inlets. In fact, the nearest point between the state of Florida and the gulfstream is directly east of Loggerhead Marina - Lantana. Offshore catches include dolphin, marlin, sailfish, grouper, snapper, kingfish, cobia, wahoo, bluefish, and assorted sharks. Inshore fishing spots include the world-famous Munyon Island and numerous flats and bridges, with favorite catches that include pompano, jack, croaker, permit, bonefish, tarpon, and snapper.

Do you have on-site pump-out service? How do I arrange for pump-out service?

We do not have pump-out equipment on-site. Please check with the harbormaster for pump-out options.

How far away is the beach?

The nearest beach is the Lantana Municipal Beach, approximately 2 miles from the marina. Go south on U.S. 1 to Ocean Avenue and turn left (east), and the beach is straight ahead.

Are there any areas close by to go water skiing?

All of the inshore waterways near the marina are designated manatee zones, requiring slow speeds. You can travel north past Peanut Island and into Lake Worth for higher speed water activities.

Are there any restaurants on the water that I can get to?

Key Lime House is located five minutes south of the marina just beyond the Ocean Avenue Bridge. Simply turn right after the bridge and the restaurant is located on the right past the public ramp. Additional restaurants are located along the Intracoastal Waterway heading south. Check with your harbormaster for locations and estimated times for travel.

Are there any fixed bridges in the area? If so, what are the height limits?

The only fixed bridge in the area is the Boynton Inlet Bridge. It has a 16-foot vertical clearance at mean high water.

What are the hours of the bridge openings for your marina?

Ocean Avenue Bridge opens on the hour and half-hour.