Gulf Star Marina
Gulf Star Marina
Gulf Star Marina
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Gulf Star Marina
Gulf Star Marina
Gulf Star Marina

The World’s First SMART Marina – Opening Spring 2019!

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Featuring A.S.A.R., your boat in the water in 7 minutes

The World’s First SMART Marina –
Opening Spring 2019!

You’ve invested a lot in your boat and need a safe place for it. Now, you don’t have to settle for an ordinary marina! Gulf Star Marina is building the world’s first SMART marine storage facility, featuring innovative A.S.A.R. technology. This high-tech system will enable us to put your boat in the water in just seven minutes. No more waiting to enjoy a day on the water – Get the instant gratification, and peace of mind, you’ve been looking for at Gulf Star Marina. Additionally, we provide concierge level service at every turn! That includes soap wash top side, engine flush, rub rail scrub down, service request noted, and cover.

Why Invest in Boat Storage?

The top three reasons to invest in boat storage are safety and enjoyment. We’ve all heard the horror stories…. Boats kept out in the open are a target for criminals and deteriorate from daily exposure to heat, sun and other natural elements. Metal boat houses are blown apart by hurricanes, taking your boat down with them. At Gulf Star Marina, we’re using concrete tilt-wall construction that is able to withstand hurricane winds up to 200 mph to provide the utmost security from crime, sun and weather threats.

Plus, a top-quality marina makes boating more enjoyable. At Gulf Star Marina, we provide fast concierge level service, putting your boat in the water fully gassed, stocked with goodies, and ready to enjoy. When you return, hop out, and we’ll take care of cleanup and maintenance before returning it to a safe place. Feel more like a captain than the crew!

Automated Storage and Retrieval

What is A.S.A.R. Technology

Gulf Star Marina is proud to be the world’s first marina to use A.S.A.R. technology! A.S.A.R. stands for Automated Storage and Retrieval. This advanced technology – with components designed by Siemens – enables us to provide faster, more reliable boat storage and delivery. Watch the video to see how it works!

  • Replaces the forklift, a source of damaging diesel smoke that is also prone to operator error and slower delivery
  • Max lifting speed 3.5 mph, driving 11.4 mph
  • Redundancy of dual drive motors and dual lift motors
  • Moves vertically and horizontally along the x, y and z axis
  • Fully automated from rack to sea
  • Achieve multiple boat depths with larger boats stored on the top rack
  • 99% uptime and 24/7 support by GCM Contracting Solutions

Designed by LTW and provided exclusively by GCM Contracting Solutions, this technology is also being use by companies such as Mercedes and Ikea to optimize efficiency and quality.

Docked Boats
Refueling boat
Doc Ford's Rum Bar & Grille
Filled cooler

Services Available at Gulf Star Marina

  • Dry storage for boats up to 40+ feet with full concierge service for guests, including:

    • Ice
    • Drinks
  • Safe indoor valet car parking
  • 20 wet slips On-site fuel station
  • Retail shop and ship store
  • Adjacent Restaurant

Dry Storage Pricing at Gulf Star Marina

Call 239-463-9552 for more information & pricing

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Steering wheel of boat
Champagne toast on boat
Boat cruising in open water

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Where is Gulf Star Marina?

You will find Gulf Star Marina near beautiful Fort Myers Beach, Florida, on Matanzas Pass, just minutes from the Gulf of Mexico! Look for us near the foot of the bridge, right next door to the Zagat-rated restaurant, Doc Ford’s Rum Bar & Grille!

Gulf Star Marina
708 Fishermans Wharf
Fort Myers Beach, FL 33931