Safe Harbor Sportsman rebuilds after Hurricane Sally


Facing in-water headwinds from Hurricane Sally in September 2020, management of Safe Harbor Sportsman and local partners endeavored to develop an improved, world-class marina facility.

“Nearly every part of Sportsman Marina was impacted by Hurricane Sally. Our docks were

destroyed, the famous Tiki Bar was severely impacted, and our operational capacity was

drastically limited. But Safe Harbor faces challenges with persistence and innovation. This spirit

has resulted in a brand-new Gulf Coast marina destination that will exceed anything that has

ever existed here,” said Jane Kirkman, Regional Vice President, Safe Harbor Marinas.

The Tiki at Safe Harbor Sportsman has undergone a significant facelift and re-opened in April

2021 with new leadership and a refined food and drink menu.

Known for top-notch customer service, Safe Harbor Sportsman will be installing state-of-the-art

floating concrete and timber docks that will accommodate vessels of more than 100 feet in LOA.

These docks complement a full-service dry-stack operation.

“Our goal is to offer our customers a world-class boating experience from the moment

a splash reservation is made”, stated Safe Harbor Sportsman General Manager, Bryan Walden.

“We will have the Gulf Coast’s premier facility from which to deliver that value proposition.”

Safe Harbor Marinas is the largest owner and operator of marinas in the world. Based in Dallas,

Texas, the company is dedicated to providing exceptional service and memorable experiences

to the global boating community. Safe Harbor Sportsman is located at 27844 Canal Road, Orange Beach.