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    Marina Fuel lists by country, state, province-gctid822171

    This is a good resource but by no means complete. It is updated weekly and can help you find the best price for an area.

    When cruising it is good to know where the better fuel places are and sometimes a quick look about can show you a better price that is not on the list.

    https://activecaptain.com/fuelLists/fuelIndex.php
    "Adios Dinero"
    1997 3988 with new 330 Cummins
    Photo Credit: Whiskywizard

    #2
    im not sure where they get their data from, or where they "arent" getting their data from, but either way the data on fuel docks is severely lacking.

    my opinion is that its not even complete enough to be worth the time to look at it... I looked in oregon and it shows only 4 marinas that offer fuel.... and these are obvious locations. its the obscure and less known fueling options that are handy to be able to look up and find.

    but I only checked oregon so maybe its a state the activecaptain site doesnt support too much ;-(.... but as for marinas in oregon, the oregon marina guide from the OSMB if by far and away the BEST resource, as it lists nearly every licensed marina in the state, and what services are offered at the marina... Im sure other states offer something very similar to it for their boaters


    NU LIBERTE'
    Salem, OR

    1989 Bayliner 2556 Convertible
    5.7 OMC Cobra - 15.5x11 prop
    N2K equipped throughout..
    2014 Ram 3500 crew cab, 6.7 Cummins
    2007 M-3705 SLC weekend warrior, 5th wheel
    '04 Polaris Sportsman 700 -- '05 Polaris Sportsman 500 HO
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      #3
      It probably makes sense to do some investigation before relying on published guides such as these. New York has a cruising guide for the canal system, but it has not been reissued in over 5 years. As a result, I know it lists marinas with fuel in our area that are no longer in business, or at least are no longer selling fuel. If you are going to go on a longer trip where you need to find fuel call before you leave and make sure the location is still in business.
      1990 2755 - sold
      2005 275 - sold (now boatless)

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        #4
        "Rick Kenyon" post=822217 wrote:
        It probably makes sense to do some investigation before relying on published guides such as these. New York has a cruising guide for the canal system, but it has not been reissued in over 5 years. As a result, I know it lists marinas with fuel in our area that are no longer in business, or at least are no longer selling fuel. If you are going to go on a longer trip where you need to find fuel call before you leave and make sure the location is still in business.
        I agree... at least the cruising guide offers you many more choices to call in different areas, even if some of them are out of business or are no longer selling fuel... you can call the next nearest to your intended stop to see if they are still operating...


        NU LIBERTE'
        Salem, OR

        1989 Bayliner 2556 Convertible
        5.7 OMC Cobra - 15.5x11 prop
        N2K equipped throughout..
        2014 Ram 3500 crew cab, 6.7 Cummins
        2007 M-3705 SLC weekend warrior, 5th wheel
        '04 Polaris Sportsman 700 -- '05 Polaris Sportsman 500 HO
        Heavy Equipment Repair and Specialty Welding

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          #5
          The active captain Fuel page requires the participating marina to update the fuel price weekly in season or it is removed.

          All posting dates for price are the current week so it is not a defunct marina you are viewing.

          There are thousands that do not post but it is a good guide.
          "Adios Dinero"
          1997 3988 with new 330 Cummins
          Photo Credit: Whiskywizard

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            #6
            "The Other Gary" post=822283 wrote:
            The active captain Fuel page requires the participating marina to update the fuel price weekly in season or it is removed.
            And this is where a model like this fails. My recommendation would be to create an app like https://www.gasbuddy.com/ wrote:
            GasBuddy
            and leave the updating of prices to crowd sourcing. There's tons of techy boat owners out there who would love to have another boating related reason to play on their smart phones.
            2001 Bayliner Ciera 2455 5.7 Merc MPI, Bravo 3
            2009 Subaru WRX STI
            2017 stick with a nail on the end of it


            Victoria, BC

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              #7
              "rossi45" post=822287 wrote:
              And this is where a model like this fails. My recommendation would be to create an app like https://www.gasbuddy.com/ wrote:
              GasBuddy
              and leave the updating of prices to crowd sourcing. There's tons of techy boat owners out there who would love to have another boating related reason to play on their smart phones.
              One problem I've noticed with GasBuddy is that sometimes gas stations in remote locations self-report an extremely low price via the app. Then when you get there, you find their real price is a lot higher, but you don't have enough gas left to get to the next gas station so you have to buy from them. The problem with crowd-sourcing is that there is no policing.

              You could argue this is even worse as it's the marina reporting its own prices. But at least in that case, if the price is wrong, you know who is responsible for the bad information.
              1994 2556, 350 MAG MPI Horizon, Bravo 2

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                #8
                "Solandri" post=822301 wrote:
                "rossi45" post=822287 wrote:
                And this is where a model like this fails. My recommendation would be to create an app like https://www.gasbuddy.com/ wrote:
                GasBuddy
                and leave the updating of prices to crowd sourcing. There's tons of techy boat owners out there who would love to have another boating related reason to play on their smart phones.
                One problem I've noticed with GasBuddy is that sometimes gas stations in remote locations self-report an extremely low price via the app. Then when you get there, you find their real price is a lot higher, but you don't have enough gas left to get to the next gas station so you have to buy from them. The problem with crowd-sourcing is that there is no policing.

                You could argue this is even worse as it's the marina reporting its own prices. But at least in that case, if the price is wrong, you know who is responsible for the bad information.
                Valid point about the remote stations, but that case is very rare. Generally, the crowd source is a method of policing, as well as the moderator of the app (much like we have here in BOC). At least, in the case of a marina reporting low gas prices, if I am sitting at their dock reviewing their price on my smart phone, I can go ahead and update it with correct information instantaneously, whereas I would have to wait for the marina owner to update whatever he/she feels the need. If the price seems exceptionally low (in relation to surrounding marinas) that would be a red flag for me as a boater. Ideally the updates will have a timestamp, so if the price is a few weeks old, then I would call the marina ahead of time to confirm. Also, GasBuddy allows you to rate the stations, which is a good indication of reliability. Another good clue as to whether you should trust the posted price.
                2001 Bayliner Ciera 2455 5.7 Merc MPI, Bravo 3
                2009 Subaru WRX STI
                2017 stick with a nail on the end of it


                Victoria, BC

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                  #9
                  we boat in a lot of different areas, and more important than the price is the actual availability of fuel.... no matter what the cost is, or what it was or what it might be, if there is no fueling stations it means we either wont go or we will have to carry extra fuel with us...

                  we arent the type to cruise into a new area and then start asking questions about fuel, so its nice to be able to look up a name of a marina in the area and make a phone call to see if they have fuel or if they can direct us to a marine in the area that does offer fuel, and maybe find out who has it the cheapest..

                  I've never been to an area yet where I have ever said to myself, "darn, if i only knew fuel was a buck and a half higher per gallon here i would've stayed home, or went the other way".. so basically, just the names of marinas in the area is the most important to us.


                  NU LIBERTE'
                  Salem, OR

                  1989 Bayliner 2556 Convertible
                  5.7 OMC Cobra - 15.5x11 prop
                  N2K equipped throughout..
                  2014 Ram 3500 crew cab, 6.7 Cummins
                  2007 M-3705 SLC weekend warrior, 5th wheel
                  '04 Polaris Sportsman 700 -- '05 Polaris Sportsman 500 HO
                  Heavy Equipment Repair and Specialty Welding

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