October 16, 2018 – Update

Wave Attenuator contract in place.
Work scheduled to begin 11/27/2018 and be completed 6/1/2019.

Southern Basin reconfiguration bid opening scheduled for 10/19/2018.
Bid includes:
1-Remove docks and pilings from Southern Basin
2-Dredge Southern basin
3-Demolish building located at 101 N. Front Street
4-Reinstall docks in the Southern Basin following a North/South alignment.

When work starts, the marina will close to all transient boaters, including short term dockage for lunch.


August 16, 2018 – Channel 4 provides additional info for repairs

Jacksonville’s Channel 4 News crew visited the marina and aired this item….

Channel 4


August 10, 2018 – It’s a “GO” for Funding

$6.6 Million Line of Credit approved.

See funding article from Fernandina Observer…

August 7, 2018 – WE GOT THE PERMIT!

The City Manager received the Army Corp of Engineers permit for the outside dock replacement.

This was the major hurdle keeping us from starting the work.

I’m not sure when replacement will start but this is great news!

July 31 – Fender Marine provides time table

The Fernandina Observer has an article concerning Fender Marine Construction issuing a proposed schedule for the replacement of the wave attenuator.

Click Here for that article.



The City Commissioners voted 5-0 to form the Marina Advisory Board.

The Board will consist of 7 members and a staff liason.
Four of the board members will be long term slip holders at the marina.
The other three may or may not be a slip holder.

The board is scheduled to meet the 4th Monday of the month at 5:00pm at Commission Chambers

If you are interested in being considered for a position on this board, please visit this City Link

If you are unable to access using the link above, the application is located at this address…..

July 19, 2018 – Breakwater Dock Contract Awarded

Fernandina Beach Commission accepts and awards wave attenuator repairs to Fender Marine Construction.


To read the article click…Fernandina Observer


June 8, 2018 – “The city has done everything it legally can to move forward…”

The Fernandina Observer provided this information to the public.
Click the link below to see what is being reported….

Information from the Fernandina Observer….


June 3, 2018 – From The Fernandina Observer

City close to clearing permit hurdles, beginning work on marina repairs

Submitted by Suanne Z. Thamm
Reporter – News Analyst
May 31, 2018 8:31 a.m.
Damage to existing docks is made worse by mud build up.
On May 30, 2018, Fernandina Beach Mayor John Miller posted this message to city commissioners from City Manager Dale Martin on Facebook:
Based upon discussions with others today, it appears that the USACE Sec 408 review for the proposed repairs of the southern attenuator will be completed and the associated permit issued in sufficient time for the City to continue the originally proposed sequence of repairs: receive bids by Jun 25

To Read More – Click Here

March 6, 2018 – Fuel Pre-Certification Contract

The outside dock is still closed, but…

Brett’s walkway is complete.
North 304′ of outside dock improvements and enhancements complete.
Repairs to Dock 4 complete.

A contract was awarded to Marine Utilities to complete all items necessary to certify the marina’s fuel system.  Their work is scheduled to start on March 19th.

We will keep you posted .