The Block Island Boat Basin is the 2nd marina on the right (west) as you reach the southern end of the New Harbor channel. The marina has concrete floating piers and ice and fuel can be bought. It also has a small general store stock with groceries & marina supplies. The Oar Restaurant is also located at the Boat Basin & offers breakfast, lunch & dinners both indoors & outside. A must place to visit if only for a drink at the bar and at look at the interior decor. Closes from mid-September to Memorial Day.
Moorings are available on a first come first served basis and run by the town. You must hail Channel 12 upon arrival to coordinate availability.
The marina only accepts reservations through mail. You must go onto their website, download the form and send to the marina including a CHECK for your deposit. The marina will then contact you with the availaibility of your requested dates.
There are no fuel prices listed for this marina
Onsite Oar Restaurant is decorated with close to 1,000 oars of all sizes and shapes covering walls, ceiling and halls. Serves breakfast, lunch and dinner - inside or out -- all tables have great views. Onsite rentals for bikes, cars, kayaks and a taxi stand. This is the only marina with single cement dockage on Block Island that accomodates transients. BI has over 32 miles of hiking trails. Two lighthouses with museums are within biking distance. Bikes are the most common form or transportation on the island.