Great service, easy fueling when we arrived. There were two large commercial boats tied overnight at the fuel dock but fueled before they came in. Very nice, but pricey restaurant on the waterfront with great views of NYC across the river. Overall a great stop to start our annual trip south.
We enjoyed our stay at Cedar Island Marina. It was just for one night so we didn’t see everything that was available. The restaurant on site was very busy but the staff was prompt and the food was tasty. The channel was well marked, our draft is 5 feet so the Dockmaster advised us to enter at high tide. Luckily our timing was on and we arrived about an hour before and we had plenty of water under the boat. The channel is close to the fuel dock so stay to starboard and the boats on mornings to port on the way in. I’m happy to have stayed and will return again. Call ahead the marina staff is very helpful!
Beautiful place, very laid back. Chill in Chillmark is the saying. We were tied up on the end of the west dock. A bit of a walk to the fish markets but not bad. Dingy is faster. There’s lots of current during tides both flood and ebb. If you can arrive at slack its no worries. If not just turn to port past the jetties and the floating docks into the basin. The current is less once inside.
The staff was very accommodating and helpful. Nice folks. Fuel was very expensive, we paid a dollar less per gallon the previous day in Annapolis. The price at the CC was the highest per gallon from when we left Florida. The marina is nice and convenient so we didn’t choose to go elsewhere. 15-20 walk to the Lobster House Restaurant, one of our favorite stops.
Everything at the Marina was just fine. We gad an easy t head dock for our 63’ Hatteras. Unfortunately we did not get a chance to do much more than tie up after dark and then depart before sunrise. We had no personal interaction with anyone. The big negative with that is we had no report on how shallow the channels were on approach. The marina advertises they can accommodate 100, plus boats but it was a blessing that we arrived at high tide. We still had little or no water under our keel and props. It was very tense. We had to leave at 5 am to make the next high tide and sweated bullets all the way out again in the dark. We tried calling but couldn’t get marina help nor advice from BoatUS. It’s a beautiful place but check the tides and chart carefully, know your draft! Dockwa is a great app but taking personalization out of boating is not a good thing. Better knowledge of the approach would have been a good thing.
This is a great marina conveniently located in a great town. The staff is very professional and made our entire group of 8 boats happy and welcomed. The current is swift on the ebb tide but the staff were on the docks to catch lines and assist. Once ashore there are plenty of places to eat, drink, and shop. So many other things to do. Great port as a destination or as a stop on a longer passage.
It’s difficult for me to compare this marina with other Boston Harbor marinas as this is the first time I’ve stopped in Boston. Pros, Great location to dinning and attractions, spectacular views, great staff, showers, bathrooms and laundry if needed. Dock side picnic area and coffee machine. Good floating docks, water and electric all what you’d expect. Cons, Marina can get bounced a bit with harbor boat traffic and or wind even though it’s tucked in a bit. The historic building right next to the marina is under construction and work began on Monday morning at 6am. It was very noisy. I’m sure the marina staff is not happy nor to blame about this issue.
Great stay at the Mystic Seaport. Wonderful staff, lots to see, and very calm protected docking. Our group got a wonderful behind the sceen tour of the Museum. We dock in Mystic and this is a first for staying on the grounds. Highly recommend a visit. This is not a late party place to stay.