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20 x 10 Parking Lot in San Jose, California

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"Richard took great care of my vehicle and was an amazing host. I was hesitant to use Neighbor to store my vehicle while I was traveling abroad for an unkown number of months and I am so happy with the experience. Exceptional host for anyone needing to fly out of SJO and leave a vehicle!"

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Adam W.

San Jose, CA

May 12, 2023

35 x 25 Parking Lot in Salinas, California

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"Host was super helpful all the time and the spot was renovated to accommodate. Couldn't have had a better experience. The location is remote yet close to me to assure its safe at all times. Highly recommended."

Arturo V.

Salinas, CA

Apr 13, 2022

20 x 10 Carport in San Jose, California

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"Great host, responsive and easy to communicate with. We left the car for over a month, knew the host would let us know if there was a problem. Would use the space again. "

Cynthia T.

San Jose, CA

Jun 11, 2021

20 x 10 Carport in San Jose, California

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"Host was extremely helpful and flexible. I would definitely use again and recommend his service. Thanks Richard 😊"

Scott H.

San Jose, CA

Jan 14, 2023

20 x 10 Carport in Sonoma, California

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"Great spot and owner easy to work with! Will use again!"

Dave A.

Sonoma, CA

Nov 2, 2022

17 x 10 Parking Lot in Daly City, California

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"Steven was very responsive and accommodating. "

Paul B.

Daly City, CA

May 24, 2023

undefined x undefined undefined in Spanish Fork, Utah

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"As a college student, I needed somewhere to store all of my possessions each summer break. Valeria’s place was so great that I kept coming back every year. Once I was even offered a big bag of peaches from her garden (so this is totally a paid review). She’s super quick to respond and has always been flexible when I needed it. *disclaimer: she never mentioned reviews to me- don’t take this down."

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Valeria C.

Spanish Fork, UT

Oct 4, 2022

undefined x undefined undefined in Sunnyvale, California

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"This was my first experience with Neighbor and this host made it great. Never had any issues. The storage area is well protected behind a locked gate. Additionally, he has many cameras around further securing the area. I highly recommend, you will be happy!"

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Caleb P.

Sunnyvale, CA

Sep 26, 2022

undefined x undefined undefined in Davenport, Florida

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"Gina and her husband are really kind and friendly. The space is big and clean, during the few months we rented it. I would absolute recommend them anytime! Thank you again for watching over our belongings."

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Ginna T.

Davenport, FL

Jul 31, 2022

undefined x undefined undefined in Summerville, South Carolina

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"Samantha is a lovely host. I recommend her highly. The room is very nice, as is her house. Would like to stay in touch with her because she's a great person."

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Samantha P.

Summerville, SC

Oct 7, 2022

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Types of Boat Storage

Storage options in Oakland, California offer boat owners many benefits. Renters should consider various storage types to best suit their needs.

  • Indoor: Keeping a boat in a private garage provides protection from the elements and may also include 24/7 security.
  • Outdoor: Parking a boat in a lot may be a more affordable option, but it can be less secure and exposed to the elements.
  • Covered: A carport can provide shelter from the sun and rain while also limiting access to the boat.
Boat parked at pier

Choosing Boat Storage

Choosing a covered storage unit for your boat or watercraft in Oakland, California requires careful consideration. Here are some of the factors to consider:

  • Safety – Make sure the storage facility has the right security features to keep your boat safe, such as a fence or gate with a secure lock.
  • Size – Look for a space that can comfortably fit your boat and trailer.
  • Convenience – Consider the proximity of the storage facility to your home or other launching sites.
  • Climate – Check to make sure the space is well-ventilated and that your boat is covered from the elements.
  • Access – Find out if you will be able to access the storage unit at any time or if it has restrictions on hours.
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Climate Considerations

When looking to rent covered boat storage in Oakland, California, one should consider the climate and weather of the city. During the peak summer months, the average high temperature can reach as high as 80F and the average low during the peak winter months can dip to as low as 45F. Covered storage for boats and other watercraft provides several benefits over indoor storage. It helps protect the craft from the elements, such as rain and sun, providing a more stable environment. Covered storage helps regulate the temperature, which increases the lifespan of the boat's components. Additionally, using protective covers and removing all excess moisture can help protect the craft from the dust and debris that can accumulate in storage facilities.

About Oakland

Oakland, California is a vibrant area of the San Francisco Bay Area, located in Alameda County. With a population of over 430,000, Oakland is the third largest city in the Bay Area. The city is well known for its vibrant culture and its beautiful natural surroundings, and it is home to a dynamic mix of cultures and people.

Oakland is home to numerous parks and recreational areas, including Lake Merritt, Redwood Regional Park, and Joaquin Miller Park. Other popular attractions include Jack London Square and the Oakland Zoo.

The downtown area of Oakland is home to numerous cultural attractions including the Fox Oakland Theater, the Paramount Theater, and the Oakland Museum of California. Other landmarks in the city include the Rotunda Building, the Oakland City Center, and the Oakland Convention Center.

Oakland is also home to a number of distinct neighborhoods, including Downtown, West Oakland, Chinatown, Fruitvale, and the Grand Lake District. The city is also home to several universities, including University of California, Berkeley, Mills College, and Laney College.

The Port of Oakland is one of the busiest ports in the United States, providing numerous opportunities for local businesses and boat owners. Oakland is also located just minutes away from San Francisco, providing easy access to the larger city.

FAQs about covered boat storage in Oakland

On average a Neighbor covered boat storage unit in Oakland costs $207 per month.

15x15 spaces are the most frequently booked covered boat storage type in Oakland.

Motorcycles and other small vehicles generally require a 5x10 storage space while most cars and trucks will fit within a 10x20. For larger trailers, RVs, and other vehicles you will likely need to pull out the measuring tape as they can require anywhere from 10x40 to 20x60 spaces. Residential driveways offer a range of sizes and are typically affordable and convenient.

We recommend climate controlled storage for most electronics, collectibles, personal items (books, clothing, and photos), and sensitive materials (glass, leather, and metal).

If you live in a dry climate, climate control isn't as much of a concern, though you should still consider temperature's effect on your items.

If you expect freezing temperatures during the period that you plan to store your vehicle, you should definitely consider winterizing your vehicle before storing to prevent unecessary harm to your vehicle.

Additional California boat storage locations

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Alternative Covered Boat Storage Options near Oakland

Oakland offers many different traditional self storage facilities for covered boat storage. Traditional self storage, however, are more expensive, less safe, and typically farther way than Neighbor.

Check out the list below for information:

Extra Space Storage (0.9 miles)

300 Market St

Oakland, CA

StorageMart (1.9 miles)

2743 San Pablo Ave

Oakland, CA

StorageMart (2.2 miles)

2450 Mandela Pkwy

Oakland, CA

SmartStop Self Storage (3.7 miles)

5200 Coliseum Way

Oakland, CA

U-Haul Moving & Storage of Oakland Coliseum (5.2 miles)

8000 San Leandro St

Oakland, CA

Storelocal Oakland (5.6 miles)

10 Hegenberger Ct

Oakland, CA

Public Storage (10.1 miles)

398 Carlson Blvd

Richmond, CA

Grove Way Mini Storage (13.3 miles)

2855 Grove Way

Castro Valley, CA

Marinship Self Storage (13.5 miles)

2340 Marinship Way

Sausalito, CA

StorQuest Self Storage (17.2 miles)

55 Golden Gate Dr

San Rafael, CA