South Bay Marina opened for business in the spring of 2003 continuing a long line of successful marina facilities dating back to the late 60's.
Started by Capt. Justin Finch, his goal has been to provide quality services with a personal approach. At SBM we pride ourselves on having the best captains in the area. Our captains know that knowledge of the local water is an important part of the overall experience, but also honesty and communication with the client is equally as important. In September of 2017 our facility was severely damaged in Hurricane Irma.
Currently South Bay Marina is working with Stock Development to be part of the One Naples project. We are excited for the completion of our new facility offering boat rentals, fishing charters, fuel services, bait and a stocked retail store.
Captain Justin Finch is South Bay Marina's offshore specialist. He grew up fishing the waters of Vanderbilt Beach and Wiggins Pass. At the age of 16 he began crewing on a 40 foot party fishing boat that operated out of what is now South Bay Marina and by the age of 18 became a licensed master captain. With 30 years of guiding experience he is able to create enjoyable adventures for anglers of all experience levels. Whether you are out for a day with the family or looking for that once in a lifetime catch he has the experience and equipment to make your charter unforgettable.
Captain Rainey Fongemie is a backwater and nearshore specialist. A native of Turner, Maine, he has been guiding in fresh and saltwater for over 30 years. Capt. Rainey is an accomplished fly fisherman and an excellent fly fishing instructor. His guiding style covers a broad range of techniques, from high action to big game he can custom fit a charter for every level of experience.