Towed Vessels and Boat Lien Sales

Marine Group Boat Works is a storing facility for towed vessels. Frequently asked questions are listed below. To find out why your vessel was towed, contact the San Diego Harbor Police at (619) 686-6272.

Lien Sales

The next lien sale is: TBD – Lien sales take place at Marine Group Boat Works facility at 997 G Street, Chula Vista, CA 91910. You may download a list of available vessels here. NOTE: This list is only a guide and is offered without guarantee. Some vessels may be added or subtracted, and/or minimum bids can be changed without notice. For an accurate list, please check public advertisements.

Frequently Asked Questions:

Q: Who determines the towed vessel fees?
A: All fees are set by the Unified Port of San Diego. Daily storage fees do accrue during weekends and holidays. Please contact the Unified Port of San Diego if you have any questions about fees.

Q: By what methods may I pay for the towed vessel fees?
A: Fees must be paid in full via cash or check payable to Marine Group Boat Works. No payment plans are available.

Q: May I board my towed vessel?
A: Registered owners may only board their vessel with a Marine Group Boat Works escort. Please note only the registered owner can board the vessel and only personal belongings may be removed. No marine equipment related to the vessel may be removed.

Q: Who may claim the towed vessel?
A: Vessels may only be released to the registered owner with government-issued picture ID. Marine Group Boat Works cannot accept fees or documentation from anyone other than the registered owner.

Q: When may I claim my vessel?
A: Vessels may only be claimed during regular business hours on Monday through Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. We are closed during standard holidays.