Marina Spotlights

Fore Points Marina, Portland, ME


Cruise to scenic Casco Bay this summer for a sweet escape. Nestled in a protected harbor surrounded by picturesque islands, Fore Points Marina welcomes world-class accommodations for all vessels ranging from tenders to megayachts up to 630 feet.

Fore Points Marina | Courtesy of Ocean Havens

The full-service facility is home to a wave-attenuating breakwater dock engineered by SF Marina with 150 wet slips and 12 megayacht berths. Guests can enjoy amenities including fuel, Wi-Fi, showers, restrooms, laundry, grills, fire pits, pump-out and concierge services. Portland Yacht Services offers additional maintenance and repairs nearby. Dine onsite at Twelve, the New York Times and Bon Appétit critically acclaimed restaurant, serving modern New England dishes.

“For vessels of any size — center consoles to megayachts — the docks are spectacular with unbelievable slip widths,” says Dockmaster Eric Jenkins. “The wave attenuation is state-of-the-art, and we have every imaginable power combination you may need — all on the gateway down east Casco Bay.”

Explore the Old Port District and embrace the historic charm of downtown Portland’s cobblestone streets lined with Victorian architecture. Just steps away from the marina, choose from lodging options such as Portland Harbor Hotel, Marriott’s AC Hotel Portland, Cambria Hotel or Press Hotel. The marina staff accommodates third-party transportation services and provides street-legal golf carts for local trips.

Visit cultural attractions including the Portland Museum of Art, the International Cryptozoology Museum and the Portland House of Music and Events. Head south to Cape Elizabeth to explore the stunning shores and iconic landmark of Portland Head Light and Fort Williams Park. For nature explorations, cruise to Casco Bay’s beautiful islands. Check out Peaks Island to bike scenic trails, Cow Island for magnificent sunsets, and the largest, Chebeague Island, home to a renowned golf course.

Kick off summer with the Resurgam Music and Arts Festival at Ocean Gateway Pier and Portland Wine Week in June, and end the season with Puppets in Portland’s international puppetry festival in September.

In 2023, Fore Points Joined New England’s premier marina owner and operator, Ocean Havens (owned by Ann and Chuck Lagasse) to become their first Maine property. Ann and Chuck originally started working on marinas and historic preservation of buildings in Newburyport, MA, before transitioning into the marina industry full-time. They launched the Lagasse Group, which later rebranded as Ocean Havens, LLC, and in 2010 purchased their first location, Boston Yacht Haven Inn & Marina.

Next, Ocean Havens acquired Fan Pier Marina’s 100-slip facility in Boston’s bustling Seaport District, then expanded outside of city limits, taking over Provincetown Marina in Cape Cod. In 2014, the company revamped Charlestown Marina in Massachusetts and removed all existing docks for a full rebuild. In 2018, Boston Harbor Shipyard & Marina joined the Ocean Havens portfolio, followed by India Wharf Marina, a small 22-slip facility near the New England Aquarium in downtown Boston.

Fore Points is a wonderful, modern marina in a great location with a wide range of amenities accommodating the largest boats visiting Maine,” says Chuck Lagasse, Principal of Ocean Havens.

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