In coordination with the Sonoma County Health Order, the Bodega Marine Laboratory has suspended visiting hours and public tours until further notice.

Bodega Marine Laboratory and Bodega Marine Reserve are open to UC Davis affiliates who must review and submit appropriate documentation, see COVID-19 Safety Plan & Operating Procedures.

Small Boat Fleet

To become a small boat operator at BML see Small Boat Operation.

Please direct inquiries regarding the small boat fleet, including vessels not listed here, to BML Vessel Operations.

the Cape Horn
The Cape Horn
At 19 feet, and powered by a 150 hp outboard, the RV Cape Horn is an ideal platform for diving and other marine research operations in both bay and near coastal waters. It is comprehensively outfitted with mapping GPS, depth sounder, radios, electric davit, safety gear and allows researchers to get up or down the coast quickly and safely.


The Henricia
At  15 feet, and powered by a 20hp  outboard, the RV Henricia is an ideal platform for diving and other types of marine research operations. Its shallow draft, high carrying capacity and durable hypalon material make it an ideal vessel for use in estuaries, bays and near coastal waters.