Marina Updates: What's Up, Dock?


From small ports to luxury resorts, marinas are buzzing with news and exciting announcements. Constantly working to accommodate boaters’ needs from upgraded amenities to new fuel docks, properties continue to enhance facilities and make guests feel at home. Check out the latest happenings at the following marinas from the Great Lakes to Florida.

Adelaide Pointe Marina

Muskegon, MI

Celebrating Michigan’s newest marina, Adelaide Pointe recently completed a multimillion-dollar renovation along Muskegon Lake. The marina features 33 transient slips with full dockside power hookups, fuel, pump out, laundry, showers, private captain’s lounge and pool. The facility also offers a service dock and a 277-dry slip marina accommodating vessels up to 40 feet.

Courtesy of Nantucket Boat Basin

Nantucket Boat Basin

Nantucket, MA

This premier New England resort recently renovated its 29 luxury cottages with fresh styles inspired by classic maritime designs. Guests can enjoy spacious living rooms, full kitchens, private outdoor seating and complimentary bicycles. Dine on the patio overlooking stunning waterfront views and take advantage of upscale amenities such as pre-arrival concierge services. This full-service marina offers 240 slips. Bring along your furry family members and stay in the Woof Cottages for pet-friendly lodging.

Lighthouse Point Marina

Baltimore, MD

Operated by Oasis Marinas management company, this destination recently introduced a multimillion-dollar waterfront revitalization along the Baltimore harbor. Located in the lively Canton neighborhood, the reconstructed 400-slip marina offers non-skid floating docks accommodating slips from 33 to 300 feet. The marina also acquired and revamped the on-site restaurant, premiering the new Drift Bar, a floating dock bar with fruity cocktails, shareable bites and spectacular sunset views.

The Wharf

Washington, DC

The Wharf recently announced the end of its Phase 2 construction, expanding the development’s footprint to 24 acres of land along the Potomac River. New amenities range from a fuel dock, the Dock Shop marina store and The Clubhouse boater’s lounge to new security gates, on-site restaurants and retail. The latest fine dining to grace the waterfront district is Limani, a high-end Mediterranean seafood restaurant that focuses on traditional Greek specialties and overlooks the marina. The next restaurant set to open at The Wharf is Kinfolk Southern Kitchen, serving American bourbon and BBQ.

Dewey Beach Yacht Club

Dewey Beach, DE

Boat rentals | Courtesy of Dewey Beach Yacht Club

This first-class marina recently completed a total renovation and expansion, adding a full-service boatyard and 102 new dry storage racks for vessels up to 31 feet. Amenity upgrades include a new boaters’ lounge, ship store, fuel, laundry and bathroom facilities. The yacht club offers exclusive member benefits including complimentary paddleboards and 20% discount on boat and jet-ski rentals on-site through Sea Rocket Water Adventures. Additional transient dockage is available throughout the season.

Isle of Palms Marina

Isle of Palms, SC

Last summer, this Lowcountry marina celebrated the opening of its newly renovated marina market, The Outpost. The shop is a boutique, deli and ship store all in one stop — revamped to better serve guests and the community. The marina offers annual and transient slips, fuel, laundry facilities, boat rentals and a newly renovated parking lot.

Happy Landings Marina

Key West, FL

This new boutique marina, located in the heart of Key West, premiered its grand opening in 2023. Designed as a fishermen haven, the destination is an ideal spot for divers and boasts the area’s first public boat lifts. The marina offers 75 wet slips, concierge services, a fish-cleaning station, plus more upscale amenities to come this year including a boater’s lounge and apartment rentals.

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