Bayport Marina Mission Statement
Bayport Marina strives to be the best quality Marina in the Midwest by providing the finest full-service facilities and professional and courteous service to our membership and customers.
Bayport Marina, located at mile marker 19, is at the south end of what was known as South Stillwater, known today as the City of Bayport, Minnesota and is just minutes from the Twin Cities.
The Scenic St. Croix River
The Saint Croix National Scenic River Way is a tributary to the Mississippi River, located at mile marker 811.4 at Prescott, Wisconsin. The St. Croix is a beautiful natural boundary water separating the states of Minnesota and Wisconsin.
An area with high bluffs and historic charm that dates back to days of logging, saw mills and steam boat travel, the marina and the town offer amenities that makes this destination an enjoyable experience.
As we are full service, you and your crew will enjoy our friendly staff that can help you with your needs, if for a day, a week or even longer.
About Bayport Marina
- 1964 – DNR issued dredging and construction permit authorizing construction of marina site.
- 1983- After 20 years, a construction use permit was issued with special provisions:
50 transient + 60 Sailboat + 121 Powerboat = Total 231 Slips
- 1984-1985 – Docks and facility construction completed
- 1986-1988 – Developer operated facility
- April 1988 – Developer sold marina to a management group
- Fall 1988 – Bayport boaters disenchanted with management and services provided
by “absentee” management group formed an Association and purchased the Marina on
September 24, 1988.
- 1989 – Volunteer member management committees hired initial staff including
Service Manager Gregg Nelson and Office Administrator Marianne Beyer
- 1990 – Hired General Manager Marshall Nowlin. Management team in place since the beginning.
- 2010 – Gregg Nelson hired as new General Manager. Marianne retires and Kathy Curtis is hired.
- 2011 – Cliff Lewis hired to replace Gregg Nelson who retires after 22 years of service.
- 2014 – Kori Derrick is hired as new Office Manager.