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First, the facilities at Oyster Farm Marina are first rate. Floating docks, beautiful dock house, very nice bathrooms. We have stayed here before and loved it. Now the other. Getting in touch with Amber, the dock master is near impossible. I left two voice messages trying to find out if they were open, but no answer. I made my reservation online after I had read a days old review (they must be open!). Paid my fee online, received a e-mail, and arrived at the Marina at 3:15 in the afternoon. No answer on the marine radio, CH16. No answer on the phone. We tied up on the fuel dock and I walked to the Marina office, closed at 3 on a Saturday. I was considered a “late check in”. I called the number on the door for a late check in, left a message, no call back. I called the emergency number and got Amber. She said to take any open spot on D dock. I mentioned that there were lots of dock boxes on D dock, she said just pick an empty slot. I asked for a specific spot. Finally got D17. Very nice because as we pulled out to go dock, the “empty” slot next to us was filled by a Oyster Farms Marina member with a 42 foot boat who was out for the day. The restrooms were not serviced on Saturday from the look of them that afternoon. No toilet paper in the ladies rooms. I ransacked the men’s side and put some rolls on the door handle of the ladies side. Trash was full. The channel into Kings Creek is shallow, 5 feet in some spots. The Oyster Farm website has a cartoon explaining the channel, when your get to the red day marker and make a 90 degree turn to starboard the cartoon shows another red day marker less than 1 hundred yards. It is not there. We headed to a red day marker about 5 hundred yards away and the big sport fisher behind us cut our stern ignoring the 2nd marker and headed directly to the creek. Local knowledge is better than a cartoon, so we followed. My Garvin is from 2015, the cartoon was undated, bottom line, the cartoon needs to be updated or taken down.

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