Catalina Boater’s Guide


The Private Boater’s Guide to Catalina Island

  • Made in USA
  • 16″ x 11.5″
  • Spiral-bound and laminated book
  • 8 pages


Private Boater’s Guide to Catalina Island

New and updated for 2023! Containing all the information a boater needs on a fishing or diving trip to Catalina Island, this spiral-bound and laminated guide offers a collection of the most detailed maps ever created of the busiest boating destination off the coast of Southern California.

Going far beyond what is available on a NOAA chart, our Private Boater’s Guide to Catalina Island features: 6 full-page maps with incredible 3-D imagery of the ocean floor, detailed harbor and mooring maps, essential marine facilities information, harbor approach instructions, popular fishing spot and dive site locations, as well as Marine Protected Area boundaries and regulations, special anchorage zones, fishing regulation boundaries and much more.

Close-up of West End Catalina Island fishing and diving map

Map titles

Includes the following full-page map titles, covering specific regions of Catalina Island in detail: Catalina Island, West End, West Frontside, East Frontside, East End, Backside.

Anchorage and mooring areas

Includes large-scale inset maps of the following anchorage and mooring areas at Catalina Island: Emerald Bay, Howlands, Little & Big Geiger Cove, Cherry Cove, 4th of July Cove, Isthmus Cove, Buttonshell Cove, Hen Rock, White’s Landing, Moonstone, Hamilton Cove, Avalon Harbor, Little Harbor & Catalina Harbor.

Close-up of Hamilton Cove Moorage Area map at Catalina Island

Over 100 popular fishing and diving spots

GPS numbers listed for over 100 popular fishing and diving spots at Catalina Island, including: West Cove, the West End High Spot, Johnson’s Rock, Black Point, Eagle Reef, the Isthmus High Spot, Italian Gardens, Pirate’s Cove, K-20, Red Bluff, Rock Quarry, Little Farnsworth, Slide Kelp, The V’s, Palisades Squid Grounds, Lightning Rock, China Point, Owl Rock, Salta Verde Kelp, Lightning Rock, Farnsworth Bank, Mills Beach, Pedestal Rock, Lobster Beach, Whale Rock, Ironbound Cove and much more.

Close-up of Farnsworth Bank from the Backside Catalina Island fishing and diving map

Simplified MLPA regulation summaries

Simplified and CDFW-approved MLPA regulation summaries & GPS boundaries for the following Marine Protected Areas: Arrow Pt to Lion Head Pt SMCA, Blue Cavern Offshore SMCA, Blue Cavern Onshore SMCA (No-Take), Long Point SMR, Casino Pt SMCA (No-Take), Lover’s Cove SMCA, Farnsworth Offshore SMCA, Farnsworth Inshore SMCA & Cat Harbor SMCA.

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Additional information

Weight 0.5 lbs
Dimensions 16 × 11.5 × 0.375 in

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