Morro Bay Marine Swap Meet

Saturday, June 29, 2024

8am – 1pm

2024 Tide Book

Introducing the Brand New 2024 Morro Bay Tide Book.

Harbor Patrol UTV Fundraiser

Help Us Raise $40,000 For A New Rescue Vehicle

Boater Resource Guide

Introducing the Brand New 2023 Morro Bay Boater Resource Guide, brought to you by the Friends of the Morro Bay Harbor Department

Live Web Cam

Watch our Live Webcam set-up at the Rock Parking-Lot near Morro Strand State Beach.

$290,000

Total Raised For the Morro Bay Harbor Department

Donate

Friends of the Morro Bay Harbor Department relies entirely on donations from great people just like you!  Help us make a difference for the individuals that put themselves on the line for us every day.

Live WebCam

Click here to view our live video feed of Morro Bay Strand State Beach from the Rock to North Morro Bay.  Provided in partnership with Surfline.com.

Calendar

Click here to view our full events calendar, including special events, Harbor schedules and more of what’s happening around Morro Bay.

Fundraising Accomplishments

  • Polaris Rescue UTV - $40,000 100% 100%
  • Harbor Department Renovations (Electrical & Paint) - $10,000 100% 100%
  • Rescue Watercraft Training - $1,600 100% 100%
  • Waterfront Trash Cans - $2,000 100% 100%
  • Bike Rack at Tidelands Park - $1,000 100% 100%
  • 2023 Boater Resource Guide - $2,000 100% 100%
  • 2023 Tide Books - $1,800 100% 100%
  • Refurbishing Lifeguard Tower 2 - $10,000 100% 100%
  • Harbor Patrol Boat - $100,000 100% 100%
  • Refurbishing Lifeguard Tower 1 - $5,000 100% 100%
  • Solar Powered Emergency Phone - $10,000 100% 100%
  • Permanent Viewing Station (mounted binoculars) - $2,500 100% 100%
  • Parking-lot Striping Machine - $2,500 100% 100%
  • Lifeguard Tower 0 - $3,800 100% 100%
  • Rescue Sled - $1,200 100% 100%
  • Beach Wheelchair - $2500 100% 100%
  • Junior Lifeguard Equipment Container - $950 100% 100%
  • Sea Lion Dock - Rebuild - $20,000 100% 100%
  • Specialty Headsets - $1,000 100% 100%

About Us

Friends of the Morro Bay Harbor Department is a not for profit community group established to help improve the Harbor Services in Morro Bay.

We are looking for fun, active, concerned citizens who have a love for the harbor and want to make sure it is adequately monitored and provided for.

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Latest News from the Harbor

Heart to Heart & White Family Donation

Heart to Heart & White Family Donation

We are incredibly grateful to Herb White and family for choosing US as their charity through Heart to Heart Real Estate, Inc. DRE #01932429! Heart to Heart's philosophy of giving up to HALF of their Real Estate commissions to non-profits, is truly moving... and that...

Help Us Rebuild the Floating Dock!

Help Us Rebuild the Floating Dock!

  Morro Bay is a popular destination to view wildlife in their natural habitat. One such attraction is the City’s Floating Dock in the anchorage area (built in 1985) which is often completely submerged by the weight of numerous California Sea Lions. The dock,...

Jesse King Memorial Paddle – Check Presentation

Jesse King Memorial Paddle – Check Presentation

(from the left: Karen Sweeny, Sports Supervisor / Becka Kelly, Harbor Dept. / Bill Luffee, Friends of the MBHD / Kirk Carmichael, Recreation Services Manager)   Friends of the Morro Bay Harbor Department recently had the incredible honor of writing a check to the...

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