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Welcome to Pillar Point Harbor!

PILLAR POINT HARBOR TENANT/STAFF MEETING, September 24, 2014-->Click here for more info


Pillar Point Harbor is a protected harbor of refuge along the San Mateo County California Coast. Pillar Point Harbor is home port to a vital commercial fishing industry, to sport fishermen, and to pleasure boaters seeking the amenities this modern coastal harbor facility provides. The Harbor has 369 berths and an inner and outer breakwater, making it one of the safest harbors in the United States.

Pillar Point Harbor Search and Rescue Boat Search and Rescue Operations
Pillar Point is unique because it provides search and rescue services to all boaters. Over the past two decades, its dedicated crew performed an average of 110 rescues annually, saved more than 100 lives, and millions of dollars in boats and equipment.
Pillar Point Harbor Commercial FishingCommercial Fishing
Pillar Point Harbor represents a commercial fishing and visitor-serving facility. The San Mateo County Harbor District has made a major investment in breakwaters, berthing and launching facilities, and pollution-preventing equipment upgrades.
Pillar Point Harbor is a Gateway to the Gulf of the Farallones National Marine Sanctuary-Administered Northern Management Area of Monterey Bay NMS
Marine Sanctuary waters can be accessed from Pillar Point Harbor for diverse activities including whale watching, fishing, recreational boating and kayaking. As of March 1, 2004, the Gulf of the Farallones National Marine Sanctuary, HQ'd in San Francisco, is administering the new Northern Management Area of the Monterey Bay NMS. This arrangement formalizes the de facto role Farallones Sanctuary has played for years in actually managing these waters from the Ano Nuevo State Reserve up to Bodega Bay.
Pillar Point Harbor Master Plan..>click here to link to plan
Appendix to Pillar Point Harbor Master Plan..>click here to link to appendix

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Fresh-caught fish is sold retail "off-the-boat" directly to the public at Pillar Point Harbor, seven days a week. Call the fishfone 650-726-8724 for more information.

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