The most trusted and popular consumer complaints website
Explore your opportunities! Create an account or Sign In

Big Break Marina / Hazards in the Water

1 100 Big Break RoadOakley, CA, United States Review updated:
Contact information:
Phone: (925) 679-0900

Boaters Beware Of this Marina !! Many Submerged old pilings, barges, boats and other dangerous Objects

under that water near the entrance of the marina On Aug 7th 2009 two boaters were throw threw the

windshield of their boat and almost killed after hitting and object right at the exit of big break marina .

I was boating with my family and also hit a here on Aug 10 2009 and also hit the same object in the water

and it put three huge holes sinking are boat having to call the Coast guard to rescue us as the boat was

going under, Thank god for VESSEL ASSIST they save are boat however also charged us 1200.00 .

Located Just past the hwy 160 Antioch bridge Do yourself a favor and get a chart plot Map you can

See all the details of the junk yard on the water !!

Stay Clear of This Marina Big Break Marina Oakley, Ca

Sort by: UpDate | Rating


  • Da
      14th of Sep, 2009
    0 Votes

    This Boater needs education on how to read a Nautical chart. There are hazards in all waters. Clearly defined to stay away!

    Captain Dave

  • Da
      14th of Sep, 2009
    0 Votes

    This Boater should stay off the water. Maybe go to the Zoo

  • Da
      14th of Sep, 2009
    0 Votes

    Big Break Marina is one of the Best Launching and Marina facilities. Boater education is warranted in the above complaint. Boating today requires good seamanship. Something the complaint does not refer to. Tax Man's opinion is just that, not fact. Hazards are in every body of water, and charts should be read BEFORE he goes out boating. Funny, the Coast Guard asked if he had a Nautical Chart of the area. He did not.

  • Da
      14th of Sep, 2009
    0 Votes

    Tax Man, please do us all a favor and study and be prepared to Boat in the Delta. Your observation is incorrect about Big Break Marina. The Hazard you hit was in the San Joaquin River. Please take a Boating safety course now, before you use up Tax payers money requesting assistance from the Coast Guard. They have a name for Boaters like you. it is ... ...

  • Ta
      17th of Sep, 2009
    0 Votes

    Oh Bye The Way !! Boaters Do Not Forget to have your 5 Bucks handy after you sink your boat !!

    Captain Dave is the owner Of the marina Right Dave .? He will charge you 5 bucks to get in the marina

    to recover your boat as it is sinking, Good old Captain Dave Stands bye while the water tow brings in your

    Boat after it hits the under ground wrecking yard at big break waiting for his 5 bucks to collect to bring

    what is left of your boat, , guess times are tough hope that 5 bucks keeps your marina open ..

  • Ta
      22nd of Sep, 2009
    0 Votes

    Hay Dave Look Like You Need To Clean Up You Back Yard !! Found Out You Are Also The Owner In Some Areas

    Of The Water Hazards, Hey Dave Why Did You Never Open The Cafe You Promised ?, Why Do You Offer

    Food On your Marina with Out The, A Permit From The Health Department, I will Give them a Call And Find

    Out Why you Are Putting Up Flyers Around Town About a Barbuce !! You Need a Permit Dave I am taking a

    Very Close Look at your Operation !! Dave !! Oh Bye The Way, I Got 5 Bucks If you Need it ... Maybe It Will

    Help You Get A Permit To Serve Food !! I Bet The A.B.C Would like to Know About You Also !! ...

  • Op
      26th of Mar, 2012
    0 Votes
    Big Break Marina - unfriendly
    Big Break Marina
    United States

    I don't recommend using this marina. They are rude and unfriendly. Much friendlier and cleaner Marina's to choose from.

Post your comment