It is the perfect time to take the family on a trip around the Northeastern shore. A summer favorite of yachting enthusiasts, the eastern seaboard and New England tour offers a chance to enjoy cooler temperatures amid beautiful scenery. Atlantic Yacht and Ship will be glad to arrange yacht delivery to have your vessel delivered up the coast to the port of your choice so you can spend more time enjoying the sights. To help you plan your Northeast yachting trip, we have compiled a listing of marinas along the way at some of our favorite destinations:
Washington Marina, in the Nation’s capital, is a full service marine facility with a large Ship’s Store and service department, and slips ranging from 20 – 125 feet. Features include 24 hour gated access, clean restroom/shower facilities, shore electric & water, pump out, slip holder parking, and easy access to public transportation.Located directly across the Potomac from the National Mall and memorials.
The Marina at Baltimore’s Inner Harbor is located on the promenade, and directly at the foot of Federal Hill. Amenities include usage of three pools and a health club, laundry facilities, Cable TV and Wi-Fi, fuel pier, and a state of the art pump out station at each slip. An award winning restaurant and boater’s lounge is located on-site, and it is located within walking distance of the many Baltimore Inner Harbor attractions, festivities and restaurants, including Orioles and Ravens stadiums and the fascinating Baltimore Aquarium.
Chelsea Piers, on the Manhattan shore of the Hudson River, is home to a 28-acre waterfront sports village and entertainment complex as well as a marina that can accommodate boats of virtually any size. They offer 24 hr. security, docking assistance, concierge, mail & package hold, and a Ship’s Store. Boatyard repairs are available. For a change of pace from the fabulous shows and shopping New York offers, spend an afternoon chilling with the family at the indoor ice rink.
In Newport, home of the legendary America’s Cup 12 Meter yachts, head to Newport Marina. Located downtown in the heart of Newport’s Yachting Village, the marina can accommodate vessels up to 140 feet. Services include a heated outdoor pool with lounge/grilling area, Cable TV and Wi-Fi, and laundry facilities. While you are there, be sure to take a trip out to Glen Farm for a Newport Polo match every Saturday through the end of September.
Tisbury Wharf, at Vineyard Haven harbor in Martha’s Vineyard, can accommodate ships up to 275′ in length. Amenities include a private harbor beach, Wi-Fi and fax service, private bathrooms and showers, as well as available concierge and vessel agent services. The adjacent MV Transit Authority offers transportation to every island town and points of interest. Be sure to visit Flying Horses, the oldest operating carousel in the country.
The staff at the marina at Nantucket Boat Basin provides activity planning, concierge, dockside spa bookings, and catering. Other amenities include fuel dock services, laundry services, Cable TV, Wi-Fi, recycling, and complimentary pump-out services. Conveniently located in historic Nantucket Harbor just steps dining, charming boutiques, and galleries, it gives you easy access to set off to explore the island.
Before you set out on your excursion, make sure your vessel is in perfect working order! Atlantic Yacht and Ship‘s in-house waterside service department provides general yacht services from new teak, to engine rebuilds, captain services, and everything in between to ensure you enjoy a stress-free voyage. If you are seeking new or pre-owned yachts for sale, Atlantic Yacht & Ship‘s knowledgeable South Florida yacht brokers have the experience and connections to help you realize your goals. Call us today at 1-888-230-0439 to find the vessel of your dreams!