HOMER IS IN THE BUSINESS OF BOATS
Why Do Your Boat Work in Homer?
Homer is by far the #1 Alaskan port for all your boating needs. Located on Kachemak Bay near the mouth of Cook Inlet, Homer offers a protected harbor with easy access to Cook Inlet and the Gulf of Alaska. With the following advantages offered to you in Homer, you can't afford not to do your boat work here:
- Mild climate with little rain or wind provides many good work days for boat projects.
- Two marine grids at the harbor allow vessels large and small to get their work below the waterline done.
- Numerous daily flights provide excellent scheduled passenger and freight service to and from Homer.
- Regularly scheduled surface transportation delivers freight large and small in a cost-effective and timely manner.
- Modern fish dock with 8 public access cranes. Fish dock and public ice facilities provide competitive environment for the best fish prices.
- Full-service community (hotels, stores, doctors, hospital and more) open year-round.
- Ice-free, protected harbor.
- Over 100 marine trades and service providers at your service.
- Fish buyers and processors are conveniently located at the harbor.
- Easy access to many of the state's premier commercial and sport-fishing grounds.
- Superior haul-out and storage options.
- Transient boat parking in the harbor.
- Two fuel docks conveniently located in the harbor.
High Dollar - Blue Collar Careers in Maritime
Goals of the Maritime Workforce Development Plan
- To increase the number of Alaskans working in the skilled and well-paying maritime occupations.
- To develop a responsive workforce, which will enable the maritime sector to remain a substantial contributor to the state’s economy.
- To guide Alaska’s workforce to discover and prepare for the wide range of employment opportunities in the maritime sector.
Need more information? Click the link and read the details. Maritime Works
Headed to Homer?
Headed to Homer but don't know where stay? Want to check out the Restaurant menus before you get here? Need to find out what to do while you're in town? Look no further! The Homer Chamber of Commerce Visitors Center has all of this information and so much more!