Blenker Boatworks & Marina is conveniently located at the mouth of the beautiful Manatee River at channel markers 7 & 8. It is within walking distance of the historical DeSoto National Memorial Park. We offer a full service marina featuring: Boca Bait Company, with a large assortment of fishing tackle, live bait, beer, soda & snacks. We sell recreational ethanol free fuel. On-site engine repairs, bottom jobs, fiberglass work, sight seeing charters and fishing charters. Our marina has 42 wet slips that can accommodate up to a 40’ vessel, and plenty of dry storage area. We have a 35 ton Travel Lift that can accommodate up to a 17’ beam.


We are just a short drive or boat ride to the beautiful white sandy beaches that Manatee County has to offer. Anna Maria Island, Holmes Beach, Bradenton Beach, Longboat Key, St Armand’s Circle, & Siesta Key Beach are all wonderful places to explore and to see why so many people love the west coast of Florida!