South Port Marine

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14 Ocean St
South Portland, ME 04106-2824
43° 38' 32.58'', -70° 15' 4.87''
207-799- 8191
VHF Ch. 16
www.southportmarine.com
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South Port Marine
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South Port Marine
Mostly cloudy throughout the day.
54℉NW at 11 knots
Low04:09AM0.080ft
High10:22AM9.677ft
Low04:30PM0.217ft
High10:42PM9.829ft
Fuel
Last Updated: May 15, 2021

Diesel$3.10
Gas Premium$3.48
Brand: Irving; Octane: 93;
Propane$18.95
Brand: Blue Rhino 20#
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Last Updated: 2020-07-25 21:23:38 UTC

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About


South Port Marine is a well maintained full service marine facility, with over 170 wet slips that can accommodate yachts up to 150′ with drafts of up to 8′ at MLW. We offer year round storage options, both wet and dry, as well as indoor boat storage in our new indoor storage building.

We are located just across the Casco Bay Bridge from Portland’s historic Old Port district, just minutes from the Portland International Jetport. Both public & private transportation services are available at the marina, including the 24 hour Atlantic Water Taxi. With The Snow Squall Restaurant on site, the new Foulmouthed Brew Pub across the street, private fishing charters available (such as Teazer Charters and Casco Bay Custom Charters) and numerous grocery/shopping options on or just steps from our docks, South Port Marine is your one stop recreation facility.

Berth Capacity


Slips:170
Linear Docks:140 Feet

Approach


Enter the harbor from Casco Bay. Follow the channel to flashing buoy G '3'. Turn port into Portland Harbor heading up Fore River. Pass the CG station to port, then look for the marked channel entry with red and green day markers. South Port's dock docks will be visible in mill code. Stay in the channel.
Minimum Approach Depth:8.0 Feet
Mean Low Water Dock Depth:13.0 Feet

Services & Amenities

Last Updated: Jul 25, 2020

Dockage:Yes
Fuel Dock:Yes
Water Hookup:Yes
Maintenance Facility:Yes
Water Taxi:Nearby
Dinghy Dock:Nearby
Wi-Fi:Yes
Pump-out:Yes
Restrooms:Yes
Showers:Yes
Laundry:Yes
Trash:Yes
Ice:Yes
Boat Ramp:Yes
Gas:Yes
Diesel:Yes
Propane:Yes
Groceries:Nearby
Alcohol:Nearby
Pharmacy:Nearby
Car Rentals:Nearby
Bike Rentals:Nearby
Hotels:Nearby
Restaurants:Nearby
Beach:Nearby
Dog Park:Nearby
Pet Friendly:Yes
Fitness Center:Nearby
Golf:Nearby
Ship Store:Yes
Bait & Tackle:Yes
Max. Vessel LOA:150.0 Feet
Max. Slip Length:138.0 Feet
Floating Docks:Yes
Electric Amps:30, 50, 100
Oil Disposal:Yes
Repair Crane:Yes
Engine Service:Yes
Propeller Service:Yes
Dry Storage:Yes
Winter Storage:Yes
Travel Lift:Yes
Yacht Brokerage:Yes
Live Aboard:Yes
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Bathrooms and laundry rooms were very nice. I didn’t need anything, but the ship store was well stocked. Short walk to restaurants and grocery.

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Everything was great! Nice slip, clean bathrooms with hot showers. Mandy was very nice and accommodating!

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In the heart of Southport… Very well managed and clean… Professional and courteous…Upon entrance to the channel you go through the two tall pilings and follow the red and green boueys closely…No real current to be concerned about for docking.

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This is an excellent marina. It is well protected from the main part of the harbor, power was perfect at 120/240 and the staff is outstanding. They are a full service marina so have a good parts department and have all the common need items in their store. I lost my 17mm socket and of course needed one to make a repair, asked the service manager who was more than happy to lend one to me. Bathrooms rooms and laundry are excellent. Quick Uber ride to Old Port.

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Great location and good vibe. Hannaford's in walking distance. Nice neighborhood. The Dock Master and her mates were friendly and helpful. Docks being replaced, ours was in very good condition. Nice laundry facility. Beware the quarter shortage of 2021. Did not use the showers, but they were clean looking. We draft 6 feet and never saw less than 11 at half tide on entrance. Will definitely plan a stop back.

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Location! Location! Location! Perfect for visiting the Portland, Maine area. A mile and a quarter to the Old Port - easily walkable over the Casco Bay Bridge. Two miles in the opposite direction and you're in Cape Elizabeth - home of the Portland Head Light. The marina is in the heart of Knightville - a neighborhood of So. Portland - with grocery stores, restaurants, cafes, and 2 breweries (one right across the street from the marina!). The Eastern Trail runs right through Knightville for amazing biking, walking, jogging to the Casco Bay side of So. Portland to visit two lighthouses and Fort Preble. Willard Beach is right there, too. Mandi and the staff at South Port Marine are great and very accommodating. The laundry and bathroom facilities are very nice and clean. There are picnic tables and shade trees - all very well groomed and pretty - looking over the marina. A two-thumbs up for us!

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Great accommodations and service. Very protected Marina. Depending on what you draw you may to enter/exit on high tide.

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Phenomenal staff! Very attentive, great with dogs and kids. Very sheltered place to ride out some weather

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Well protected location with good facilities, helpful staff and a well supplied store.

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We had secured/paid for a reservation to rent a boat for the day as a milestone b-day gift. We arrived to find out our boat (the only rental they have) had been double booked and left the harbor as we were waiting to be helped. We were told there was "nothing they could do" and offered no suggestions about where else to rent spur of the moment. We finally found one on our own which cost $125 more for the day since it was a bigger boat and the only one available. We were refunded our deposit and the staff communicated with the owner who provided no defined compensation for their error. Staff thought a replacement day at no charge would be doable, but we had to leave to get to our replacement boat before it could be resolved so we wouldn't lose anymore time on the water. Called Skip the owner 5 days later who now only offered a "discounted rate" for another rental and refused to either pay the difference for the replacement rental, or a free rental on another day. Said the event was "unfortunate" and only apologized when he was reminded that he never actually apologized. Very poor customer service, very poor attitude from the owner. We were looking forward to a great day and a marina we would use again since we just moved to the area. This is clearly not the marina.

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Nice clean facilities and friendly locals and staff. We draw 6.5’ so had to wait for the tide to come in a bit to leave. Other than that, easy Uber downtown and the local Legion Square market is a great little place for basic provisions.

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Excellent customer service. Nice restrooms and showers. Laundry available. Walkable to grocery store.

Marina Response:
Thanks for staying with us, have a safe journey back home.
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Awesome. Loved the marina. We launched our sailboat here for the weekend. The staff was kind and helpful and the facilities were great. We met some great folks in other slips who were also kind and friendly. The neighborhood is also great with plenty of options for restaurants, a brewery, tacos, and two grocery stores within a short walk.

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South Port Marine is hands-down the best protected marina in the Portland, ME area. We have had the pleasure of renting transient slip space at South Port Marine each summer for the last ten years and every experience has been positive. The service/parts department, dock-hands, and office staff are always friendly, knowledgeable, professional, and accommodating. The seasonal and live-aboard boaters in adjacent slips have always been personable and welcoming to us and our children. The facilities are very clean and easily accessible. There is a great restaurant next door and additional food/beverage options within walking distance. The marina is conveniently located with an easy well-marked approach and a large gas-dock. All of the slips are extremely well protected offering calm waters and most slips offer a nice view of the Portland skyline. It’s a great place to be on a warm summer night in Maine.

Marina Response:
Thanks for staying with us.
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I very much enjoyed my stay at South Port Marine. The staff was very friendly, courteous, and helpful. The marina is ideal for exploring the Portland area with city bus transportation nearby. The bathroom/shower facilities were clean and modern. Overall, I highly recommend South Port Marine for your stay on the water in the Portland area.

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Very friendly and helpful. Fully stocked chandlery and close to grocery and hardware store.

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This is a very nice marina with good facilities and friendly staff. Brewery is a block away and grocery store 10 minute walk. Fuel dock is easy to access and their is a fairly well stocked marine store on site.

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Staff took good care of us. There is a nice restaurant just outside of the marina which was convenient. Facilities are acceptable. Quiet spot ... very protected waters. This is generally a 4 star marina but I gave them 5 because the value is outstanding. About half the cost as compared to Dimillos. Would stay here again for sure.

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Our fist time at this marina and we will return. Excellent dock and boatyard staff - we took the opportunity to have the oil and filters changed. Very professional and careful mechanic. Restaurant on site was better than expected and we enjoyed several dinners. Also a great location with numerous shops in the neighborhood.

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This is a really pleasant marina with lots of staff who make everything run smoothly. Our stay was simply wonderful. One note of caution, the water gets pretty thin out of he dredged area at low tide so follow the channel markers carefully.

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Always nice people, and a very good facility, clean showers, nice laundry, good parts and marine store. Close to grocery store.

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