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CCA Florida BBQ and Auction05/24/2017

CCA Florida BBQ and Auction

While we’ve had the honor of hosting this event in years past, we’re also super stoked to support this year’s event at Intuition Brewery’s new facility downtown! If you haven’t been there before, ... more »

Activate the River!03/16/2017

Activate the River!

Get out on the St. Johns River this weekend!

Boat-In Movie Opportunity03/16/2017

Boat-In Movie Opportunity

Join our friends at Freedom Boat Club for a FREE movie night on the water at Metro Park Marina next month, April 8th! They’ll be showing “Pirates of the Caribbean” starting at 8:30 PM, first come ... more »

Ortega River CSX Railroad Bridge Closures02/20/2017

Ortega River CSX Railroad Bridge Closures

The next few weeks will see continued, intermittent closures with our closest railroad bridge. This will have little or no impact to our customers approaching from the East, except for those looking ... more »

FEC Railroad Bridge - Good News!02/10/2017

FEC Railroad Bridge - Good News!

Good news! As of 9:30 this morning a call to the FEC Railroad Bridge at Downtown Jacksonville confirms that they are back in operation earlier than they expected. They are testing the repairs out ... more »

Marine Safety Bulletin re: Downtown Jacksonville12/29/2016

MARINE SAFETY INFORMATION BULLETIN (MSIB) 094-16
DECEMBER 20, 2016

PRECAUTION AREA
ST. JOHNS RIVER, JACKSONVILLE FLORIDA

Superior Construction will be conducting demolition and construction ... more »

Busy time at the Boatyard!10/10/2016

Busy time at the Boatyard!

We were very fortunate not to have sustained any damage during Hurricane Mathew. It has allowed us to be in an ideal position to help others who were not so fortunate. We are already receiving ... more »

The Aftermath…Good News!10/08/2016

The Aftermath…Good News!

All is well at Sadler Point! We never lost power and haven’t found any boats with major damage. We were prepared for significant storm surge that just didn’t happen. We are feeling blessed.

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Hurricane Mathew10/04/2016

Hurricane Mathew

As of 8AM Tuesday October 14th, Hurricane Mathew’s cone of uncertainty places us squarely in the potential path of impact. The weather we experience will greatly depend on the ultimate path Mathew ... more »

Free haulout with wet slip agreement!07/21/2016

Free haulout with wet slip agreement!

Is the Summer sun making it uncomfortable to spend time on your boat? We currently have four covered slips available that we’d like to fill. They vary in location and dimension so call our office and ... more »

CCA Florida Event Thursday May 5th, 201605/05/2016

CCA Florida Event Thursday May 5th, 2016

This Thursday – We will host a barbecue to support Coastal Conservation Association.

Mission – The objective of CCA is to conserve, promote and enhance the present and future availabilty of coastal ... more »

Ducks Unlimited Greenwing Event This Weekend04/18/2016

Ducks Unlimited Greenwing Event This Weekend

The Jacksonville Chapter of Ducks Unlimited will be hosting a Greenwing Event for kids on April 23, 2016. The event will seek to promote knowledge of waterfowl ecology and outdoor safety and feature ... more »

FEC Bridge Closure in Early April 201603/29/2016

FEC Bridge Closure in Early April 2016

From City of Jacksonville Dockmaster Jim Suber’s office:
FLORIDA – ST JOHNS RIVERJACKSONVILLEFEC RAILROAD BRIDGE: Bridge Closure.
Due to repairs, the FEC Railroad Bridge across the St Johns ... more »

Join the Save the St. Johns Tour Team as we travel through downtown Jacksonville!03/29/2016

Join the Save the St. Johns Tour Team as we travel through downtown Jacksonville!

The St. Johns Riverkeeper will be traveling through Downtown Jacksonville this Saturday morning after the Big Party at Sadler Point Friday night.

Boaters are encouraged to join the flotilla and ... more »

Big Announcement: Sadler Point is now Florida’s first and only Kencraft Boats Dealer!03/23/2016

Big Announcement: Sadler Point is now Florida’s first and only Kencraft Boats Dealer!

We are really proud to announce that we have recently signed on as Florida’s first Kencraft Boats Dealer. Kencraft Boats is a family owned manufacturer of 18’ to 24’ center and dual consoles, ... more »

New and Improved Video Security System03/11/2016

New and Improved Video Security System

You may not have noticed, but we have recently completed the installation of a new security camera system throughout our campus. The new equipment is a vast improvement over our old system with ... more »

River Service Day: Looking for Microplastics in the St. Johns01/28/2016

River Service Day: Looking for Microplastics in the St. Johns

January 30th 2016 at Jacksonville University’s Marine Science Research Institute

River Service Saturdays are an opportunity for teens to volunteer their time while supporting the health of our ... more »

FEC Bridge Closure Update10/22/2015

FEC Bridge Closure Update

The Florida East Coast Railroad bridge near downtown Jacksonville is causing problems again for local and visiting boaters. According to Jim Suber, Waterways Coordinator for the City of Jacksonville, ... more »

Festival of Flight this Saturday09/18/2015

Festival of Flight this Saturday

Looking for something to do on the water this weekend? Visit the Riverside Arts Market this Saturday from 10-4 for a day of family fun in support of Angels for Allison. The festivities will include ... more »

Raise a Ruckus at Riverside Arts Market This Saturday!08/28/2015

Raise a Ruckus at Riverside Arts Market This Saturday!

St. Johns Riverkeeper and the Riverside Arts Market are partnering to host the third annual River Ruckus to raise a ruckus for the river. River Ruckus is a family festival that shows Jacksonville our ... more »

International Coastal Cleanup Day -  September 19th08/20/2015

International Coastal Cleanup Day  -  September 19th

In conjunction with the Ocean Conservancy , St. Johns Riverkeeper is hosting a local event for International Coastal Cleanup Day. They are looking for all kinds of volunteers including boaters who ... more »

Past, Present and Future: Florida’s Water in the St. Johns River Basin08/20/2015

Past, Present and Future: Florida’s Water in the St. Johns River Basin

Come join MOSH and St. Johns Riverkeeper for an interactive and interesting look at the Past, Present and Future of the water flowing through our region. Adult programming includes dynamic ... more »

CCA Florida BBQ and Auction May 14th04/28/2015

CCA Florida BBQ and Auction May 14th

MARK YOUR CALENDARS! Sadler Point is proud to host CCA Jacksonville for their annual BBQ & auction on May 14th, from 6-10 PM The event will feature FREE beer donated by Bold City Brewing and a ... more »

20th Annual St. Johns River Cleanup02/04/2015

20th Annual St. Johns River Cleanup

The 20th annual St. Johns River Cleanup & Celebration presented by the City of Jacksonville Keep Jacksonville Beautiful Commission will be held on Saturday, March 21, 2015 as Jacksonville’s ... more »

68th Annual Jacksonville Boat Show01/21/2015

68th Annual Jacksonville Boat Show

Get ready for boatshow season in Jacksonville by planning to attend the 68th annual Jacksonville Boatshow at the Prime Osborn Convention Center. We’ll be there along with many other dealers, 9 food ... more »

Improved Recycling Capacity10/13/2014

Improved Recycling Capacity

We have recently contracted with Republic Services to upgrade our recycling efforts. Starting this month you’ll notice a new dumpster in our parking lot. We’ll be adding several new blue cans with ... more »

Kohler Recall Notice10/02/2014

Kohler Recall Notice

Kohler Power Systems has issued a recall on some gasoline powered marine generators shipped prior to September 30, 2013 to include US models 5EKD, 7.5EKD and 10EKD. In connection with this, Kohler ... more »

FEC Railroad Bridge09/09/2014

FEC Railroad Bridge

The FEC Railroad Bridge in downtown Jacksonville is currently locked in the down position. We will post more information below as we get it. You can also call the bridge on VHF channel 9 for the ... more »

Watertaxigate07/09/2014

Watertaxigate

The second of two new water taxis has finally arrived at our yard. They are now both blocked “on the hard” pending the final negotiations surrounding their ownership, who’s going to operate them and ... more »

Call In Sick!05/13/2014

Call In Sick!

Save the date! Jacksonville Marine Association is hosting Jacksonville’s first “Skip Day” on June 6th at Bayard Point. Bayard Point is a sand bar on a beautiful point of land in the undeveloped ... more »

Ortega River Channel Markers04/04/2014

Ortega River Channel Markers

The City of Jacksonville has begun installing new channel marker buoys at the Ortega River from the St. Johns River to the intersection of Cedar Creek. The installation should be complete by Saturday ... more »

Water Blues Green Solutions04/02/2014

Water Blues Green Solutions

On Tuesday, April 22, 2014, US Green Building Council (USGBC) North Florida, WJCT, St. Johns Riverkeeper, and the City of Jacksonville’s Environmental Protection Board are hosting the Jacksonville ... more »

Notice of Public Meeting Regarding Docking Rules on Jacksonville’s Northbank04/01/2014

March 26, 2014
1:35 PM

Meeting Notice

Notice is hereby given that Council Members Jim Love and Don Redman, along with representative(s) of the Office of General Council, and other interested ... more »

St. Johns River Cleanup and Celebration03/19/2014

St. Johns River Cleanup and Celebration

This weekend marks the

Main Street Bridge Repair Schedule01/31/2014

Main Street Bridge Repair Schedule

The following statement is from a contractor performing repairs on Jacksonville’s Iconic Main Street Bridge downtown at mile 24.7 over the St. Johns River. Sadler will post all updates on our website ... more »

Free Haulout with Yamaha Engine Service01/22/2014

Free Haulout with Yamaha Engine Service

Does your Yamaha outboard engine need service? Keep it on a lift? Maybe you don’t have a trailer? Bring your boat to Sadler Point for a free haulout in conjunction with any regular maintenance or ... more »

FEC Railroad Bridge Repair Schedule09/17/2013

FEC Railroad Bridge Repair Schedule

Due to a mechanical failure, the FEC Railroad Bridge across the St Johns River, Jacksonville, Florida has been placed on a limited opening schedule. This bridge will remain open to navigation from ... more »

Free Storage Special02/26/2013

Free Storage Special

For a limited time, we’re offering one month free wet storage to new customers who sign up for at least six months. We have both covered and uncovered slips available. Our slips are conveniently ... more »

Spring Nautical Flea Market02/22/2013

Join us and Sailors Exchange March 9, 2013 from 8AM to 2PM for the original Jacksonville Marina Mile Nautical Flea Market. Reserve your selling space now for only $20 per table. Proceeds to benefit ... more »

Coast Guard Marine Safety Bulletin 04-12 (Update 2)01/07/2013

The US Coast Guard has requested captains transiting the JAXPORT Berth 31 area in the vicinity of Blount Island to use extra caution and pay close attention to their wake. The contractors working ... more »

2012 Christmas Party12/14/2012

2012 Christmas Party

Join us this Tuesday December 18th for a Christmas get together as we celebrate the end of another great year. We’ll have oysters, beer, burgers and live music. See you there!

40th Birthday Party for the Clean Water Act10/10/2012

We’re proud to host St. Johns Riverkeeper’s 40th Birthday Party for the Clean Water Act:

Our waterways started flowing differently in 1972. Oil spills, river fires, and toxic waste put a national ... more »

Celebrate National Marina Day with us on June 9th, 201206/07/2012

Celebrate National Marina Day with us on June 9th, 2012

In 1928, the word “marina” was used for the first time by the National Association of Engine and Boat Manufacturers to define a recreational-boating facility. Ever since then, marinas have been ... more »

Sesquiquadricentennial Celebration 1562-201203/29/2012

Sesquiquadricentennial Celebration 1562-2012

Jacksonville will commemorate our Sesquiquadricentennial on May 1, 2012. As a part of the celebration, the French Navy is sending two tall sailing ships to Mayport and Jacksonville: the Etoile and ... more »

Bridge Closure Updates12/16/2011

FEC Railroad Bridge

The FEC bridge in downtown Jacksonville is currently operating normally. However FEC asked the USCG for another closure begining in mid January for continued repairs. After ... more »

Ortega River Bridge Repair UPDATE10/13/2011

We mentioned the following in our October Newsletter:

“We’ve learned from FDOT that begining next week the South side of the Ortega River Bridge will be lowered and locked in the down position for ... more »

Ortega River CSX Railroad bridge Down until further notice08/19/2011

We just been informed that the Ortega River Railroad Bridge is locked in the down position until further notice. The bridge tender told a customer of ours this morning that they hoped to have the ... more »

Ortega River Bridge Repair Schedule08/04/2011

Ortega River Bridge Repair Schedule

The next few months will represent a challenge for area boaters. While most folks know about the impending bridge closure from the perspective of vehicular traffic, there will also be restrictions ... more »

Pettit Paint Rebate Offer03/29/2011

Pettit Paint Rebate Offer

Take advantage of Pettit Paints Rebate Program to receive up to $40 in rebate cash on many of their top of the line antifouling paints. Our already low bottom paint prices make this offer too good to ... more »

River Day at Riverside Arts Market03/10/2011

The new floating dock is officially open for business at the Riverside Arts Market. Take your boat up this Saturday March 12th for great music, food, crafts and locally grown veggies. This Saturday ... more »

Local Notice to Mariners Re: FEC Railroad Bridge02/15/2011

Local Notice to Mariners Re: FEC Railroad Bridge

Work is underway on the Florida East Coast Railway Bridge in Downtown Jacksonville:

LOCAL NOTICE TO MARINERS:
CSX Railroad will be repairing the FEC Railroad Bridge across the St. Johns River, mile ... more »

Ortega River Nautical Flea Market - November 12, 201110/06/2010

Bring your Treasure! Sadler Point Marine Center and Pier 17 present the annual Ortega River Nautical Flea Market Saturday November 12th 2011 from 7AM to 1PM. This years Flea Market promises to be ... more »

New EcoQuip Specialized Blasting07/07/2010

We have recently purchased specialized blasting equipment from Ecoquip. EcoQuip has the unique ability to remove and clean vessels without damage to the protective gel-coating over the fiberglass. ... more »

We’re Hurricane Ready!07/07/2010

We’re Hurricane Ready!

We have installed large anchors in the concrete slab around our facility in preparation for hurricane season. They will enable us to better secure vessels blocked up in advance of tropical weather.