BLOCK ISLAND BOAT BASIN SERVICES
The Block Island Boat Basin lies on Block Island in Block Island Sound on the NE coast of the USA. The facility provides slips.
Approach and Entrance
From the Atlantic Ocean make for Block Island in Block Island Sound. Block Island Boat Basin is the second marina to starboard in Great Salt Pond on the western side of the island.
Berths & Moorings
100 slips with 85 reserved for transients. Reservations can be made and are preferred in July and August.
The maximum length for you vessel docking at the Boat Basin is 110′. If you have any question please contact us at (401) 466-2389 or VHF Ch – 9
Water & Electric
Water can be accessed on the pontoons. Electric is also available on the pontoons (30 amp & 50 amp).We unfortunately don’t carry fuel.
Other Marina Facilities, Services & Supplies
Docking Assistance. Dock Carts. Toilets. Showers. Pump Out. Marine Supply and Grocery Store. Marine Mechanic. Adjacent to Oar Restaurant.
WE HAVE WHAT YOU NEED!
Boatyard Facilities & Services – No yard but the following are available: Small Outboard Repair. Engine Mechanic. Electrical Repairs. Bottom Cleaning. Refrigeration
Shopping and Provisions – Most provisions can be obtained on Block Island
Bank or ATM – On site.
Ships’ Store – On site.
Propane – Nearby.
Ice – Block & Cube are available on site.
Eating Out – There are several restaurants near Block Island Boat Basin.
Transportation From Boat Basin
Bikes – Old Harbor Bikes (466-2029). Island Bike & Moped (466-2700). Block Island Bike & Car Rental (466-2297). Aldo’s (466-5871).
Taxi- There is a taxi stand at the base of the dock.
Launch Service- Oldport Launch (VHF: 68) runs out of the Boat Basin
Dingy Dock- The Boat Basin has a publick dingy dock for small tenders.
Ferry Service– To Port Judith, New London, Newport, and Montauk is available from Block Island.
On Foot- The downtown of Block Island is about a 15 minute walk on foot.
Things To Do
Sporting & Recreational Facilities – Fishing Charter. Dive Shop. Boat Rentals. Jogging Paths. Roller Blade & Bike Paths. Horseback Riding at Rustic Rides. Tennis Courts. Fitness Center.
Sightseeing – Animal Farm. 200′ Monhegan Bluffs which stand guard over the Atlantic.
Museums and Cultural Attractions – Block Island Historical Society. North Light Maritime Museum.
Conservation – Rodman’s Hollow Wildlife Preserve.
Special Events – Block Island Seafood Festival & Chowder Cook Off is the third weekend in June. House & Garden Tour every August. Block Island Race Week.
Children’s Stuff – Playground.
Other – Ballard’s, Charlestown and Fred Benson Beaches. Mosquito Beach on the Pond. Crescent Beach on Rhode Island Sound. Movie Theater.