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2024 Peak Season Boat Slip Lottery and Rentals

2024 Boating Season

General Information 

Boat Slips may be reserved up to, but not more than, 30 days prior to the reservation date.

  • Boat Slip Peak Season Begins May 14, 2024 (Tuesday before Memorial Day) & ends Monday, September 30, 2024.
  • To reserve a weekly slip or to enter the lottery, you must complete the Boat Slip Rental Agreement and Use Permit forms as your submission. Completed forms, along with your deposit and proof of insurance, must all be received by no later than 4:30p.m. the day prior to lottery drawing.
  • Forms and insurance may be submitted via email to [email protected], by FAX to (805) 238-3430, as well as in person or in the afterhours drop box at the HROA Member Services Office.
  • All rentals during Peak Season will begin on a Tuesday at 10:00 a.m. & will end on Monday at 8 p.m.
  • Seventeen (17) of the twenty (20) rental slips will be available for each 4-week block lottery draw. Three (3) slips are retained year-round for weekly rentals.
  • The lottery drawings for a 4-week blocks will occur on Monday the week prior to the first week of the reservation.
  • Members or Tenants may only occupy or reserve one slip at any given time and a current HROA mussel inspection is required to be in the slipsMonterey issues 1-day mussel slips only.

Important Notices

  • Due to low or high water conditions, the number of available slips is subject to change.
  • All Vessels using Heritage Ranch Marina amenities must have a current HROA mussel inspection. This is strictly enforced.
  • Mussel Inspections for resident vessels are available through the Heritage Ranch Mussel Inspection Program.
  • The Mussel Inspection Kiosk at the HROA Marina is expected to be open on Peak Season weekends until the ramp closes. Contact the HROA office for hours to receive a non-program inspection.
  • Lake Nacimiento Day Use permits are required by Monterey County. A QR code is available at the Main Gate on Gateway Drive and at the HROA Marina near the Mussel Inspection Kiosk. You may also access the website for day use permits by clicking here. Annual Use Passes for Lake Nacimiento may be requested by calling (805) 237-4924


  • Forms of payment: Cash, two Checks, or two EFT Forms. NO CREDIT/DEBIT CARDS.
  • Weekly: $75.00 per week; reservations are from Tuesday through Monday of any given week. 
  • Monthly:  Assigned by lottery; $250 per 4-week period
  • Entire Off Season: Assigned by lottery; $500.00 for the season which begins the first Tuesday of the boating off-season and ends the Tuesday before Memorial Day weekend.
  • Refundable $150.00 Cleaning/Damage Deposit is required for all rentals
  • A Homeowners/Umbrella policy reflecting a minimum of $500,000 in personal liability is also required. Boater's insurance is not accepted.