Town of Bristol Marina and Maritime Center

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Thames Street
Bristol, RI 02809
41° 40' 14.04'', -71° 16' 53.07''
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401-253-1700
VHF Ch. 16
www.bristolri.gov
Bristol Harbor
Town of Bristol Marina and Maritime Center
Town of Bristol Marina and Maritime Center
Town of Bristol Marina and Maritime Center
Town of Bristol Marina and Maritime Center
Town of Bristol Marina and Maritime Center
Town of Bristol Marina and Maritime Center
Town of Bristol Marina and Maritime Center
Town of Bristol Marina and Maritime Center
Town of Bristol Marina and Maritime Center
Town of Bristol Marina and Maritime Center
Town of Bristol Marina and Maritime Center
Partly cloudy throughout the day.
75℉NNE at 5 knots
High02:34AM3.399ft
Low07:40AM0.630ft
High02:58PM4.029ft
Low09:15PM0.956ft
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About


Bristol Harbor offers some of the most beautiful sights and attractions in all of northern Rhode Island. Our town docks are only a short walk away from countless historic shops and restaurants right in the heart of Bristol. With plenty to see, you're guaranteed to enjoy your stay here in Bristol Harbor. Along with being only a short bike ride from the Herreshoff Marine Museum, guests from all over come to enjoy the oldest Fourth of July parade in the country! Whether you're staying on a mooring or at the town dock, Bristol has plenty for you and your family to enjoy and excellent time in town!

Approach


Follow channel past ferry and Coast Guard.
Minimum Approach Depth:12.0 Feet

Services & Amenities

Last Updated: Jun 04, 2019

Dockage:Yes
Moorings:Yes
Anchorage:Yes
Water Hookup:Yes
Water Taxi:Nearby
Dinghy Dock:Yes
Wi-Fi:Yes
Pump-out:Yes
Restrooms:Yes
Showers:Yes
Laundry:Yes
Trash:Yes
Ice:Yes
Boat Ramp:Nearby
Groceries:Nearby
Alcohol:Nearby
Medical Facility:Nearby
Pharmacy:Nearby
Car Rentals:Nearby
Bike Rentals:Nearby
Hotels:Nearby
Closest Airport:TF Green Airport
Restaurants:Yes
Beach:Nearby
Pet Friendly:Yes
Fitness Center:Nearby
Golf:Nearby
Tennis:Nearby
Ship Store:Nearby
Bait & Tackle:Nearby
Floating Docks:Yes
Electric Amps:30, 50
Electric Voltage:120, 240
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normanhmartinAug 22, 2019
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After a little co fusion about where the mooring was located in the harbor we got secured and went ashore. Showers, laundry, pump out all good. Mooring are off town ferry dock which is conspicuous. Dinghy in to dedicated dinghy dock near small park.

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westerly40Aug 16, 2019
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easy to find mooring....harbormaster was raised on vhf and cell and it was quick and simple. Mooring was fairly close to the south dinghy docks.

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chaptertooAug 16, 2019
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Very nice location and quaint area to explore. The Herreshoff museum is well done, if you like sail boats. Great restaurants. Nice relaxed vibe compared to Newport

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pquackerAug 12, 2019
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Great stay! Hospitality and facilities are great at the Bristol Maritime Center. As with other reviews, it was a bit choppy with a good southerly breeze. Not uncomfortable at all. There is no commercial launch service. There are two dinghy docks with plenty of room to access different parts of town. Great for walking dinning and shops. Bristol by water is a great alternative in Narragansett Bay. Due to the lack of yachting promotion it's a gem for boaters.

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rykatrawlerJul 15, 2019
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Location is a bit exposed and winds will whip up wave action. There was no launch service and we didn't pay attention to that - use our dinghy. Otherwise, Bristol is an awesome location and great bars and restaurants.

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knotworkinllJun 29, 2019
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People were great. Facilities were well kept. The dock is wide open to the harbor, so not a lot of protection.

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rdomaleskiSep 21, 2018
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Jennifer and the harbor patrol crews were great!

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jguilbertSep 17, 2018
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Very nice mariner facilities. Plenty of dining options within walking distance of the dinghy docks.

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caplawSep 03, 2018
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Mix up with the reservation but it got straightened out.

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ilbacioJul 22, 2018
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Very good marina and staff. Improvement needed on internet service at transient dock.

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cjc3usaJul 17, 2018
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You make it very easy to get a mooring

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mbkuckSep 13, 2017
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Town is great, marina staff was friendly and informative, docks are dated,

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dlecceseAug 14, 2017
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A very pleasant surprise. First time in Bristol. There is a lot to do. If Newport is busy, Bristol is a great alternative. Lots of live music and great restaurants. Very boater friendly, but no fuel.

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pvieiraAug 06, 2017
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The "slip"we were promised turned out to be an outside floating dock completely exposed to the fetch from Narangansett Bay coming into Bristol Harbor, so it was completely unacceptable because of the wave action. We opted for a mooring which was so far out that is was very uncomfortable. I would NEVER recommend Bristol Harbor to anyone. The "harbormaster" was off on vacation or "gone home early" in the middle of the weekday in August! WHAT A RIPOFF.

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pvgasJul 09, 2017
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Good mooring tackle, rolly with prevailing southerly winds.

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