Friday, February 15, 2019

Marina Wins Award

By Karen Robes Meeks

The Port of Los Angeles-owned and Westrec Marinas-operated Cabrillo Way Marina has earned a 2018 Boaters’ Choice Award by The announcement was made Tuesday, Feb. 12.

The Boaters’ Choice Awards are based on audience reviews posted on Boaters praised the Cabrillo Way Marina’s helpful staff, cleanliness, new docks, and ease and accessibility of the slips.

“Marinas are the very first point of visibility and experience for most boaters,” said Westrec President Bill Anderson. “Setting a high bar to ensure their experience keeps them coming back and out on the water is one of Westrec’s primary mandates.”

Located south of 22nd and Miner streets, the 700-slip Cabrillo Way Marina encompasses 87 acres of land and water in the West Channel/Cabrillo Beach Recreational Complex, which includes a public waterfront promenade.

The $147.6 million marina was completed in 2011 and represented the port’s biggest non-terminal construction project at the time.

“Between 2005 and 2025 the Port of Los Angeles is investing more than $1 billion in the LA Waterfront, with approximately $700 million already spent,” said Port of Los Angeles Executive Director Gene Seroka. “The Cabrillo Way Marina is a great example of how that investment continues to provide significant benefits to the community.”