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Acushnet River Marina
80 Middle St., Fairhaven, MA  02719
Tel: (508) 991-2126   VHF: Monitor Ch. 9   Talk n/a
Fax: n/a   Alternate Tel: none
Email: n/a
Web: http://home.comcast.net/~arsbc-aux
Nearest Town: Fairhaven (0.5 mi.)   Tourist Info: (508) 979-4085
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Fuel: Gasoline
Slips: 150 Total, 5 Transient   Max LOA: 60 ft.   Max Beam: 15 ft.
Rate (per ft.): Day $1.00 Week n/a Month n/a
Power: 30 amp Inc., 50 amp n/a, 100 amp n/a, 200 amp n/a
Cable TV: No   Dockside Phone: No
Dock Type: Wood, Long Fingers, Floating
Moorings: 0 Total   Launch: Yes
Rate: Day n/a Week n/a Month n/a
Heads: 4 Toilet(s), 4 Shower(s)
Internet: No   Laundry: None
Pump-Out: On-Site, Self Service Fee: Free Closed Heads: No
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Owner/Manager: Lee J. Baumgartner
Dockmaster: Joe Alcobia
In-Season: May-Oct, 7am-4pm
Off-Season: Nov-Apr, Closed
After-Hours Arrival: Call ahead
Reservations: Yes, Preferred
Credit Cards: Visa/MC, Discover
Discounts: None
Pets: Welcome
Handicap Access: No
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Services - Docking Assistance, Boaters' Lounge Communication - FedEx, UPS Supplies - On Site: Ice Block, Ice Cube    Near: Ice Shaved, West Marine (992-8484), Bait/Tackle (Fairhaven Bait 996-8682)   1-3 Miles: Propane (SeaFuels 992-2323)  
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On Call: Engine Mechanic - Gas, Engine Mechanic - Diesel, Electrical Repairs
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Near: Pizzeria (Minerva 997-5120), Restaurant (Skipper's Bar & Grille 999-1112), Restaurant (Wah May 992-8668), Hotel (Seaport Inn & Marina 997-1281, Docks)
Under 1 Mile: Lite Fare (Hot Rod Grille 858-5503, B & L), Pizzeria (Palace 984-1500), Restaurant (Elizabeth's 993-1712, L: $8-14, D: $10-24), Restaurant (Freestone's 993-7477, D: 10-24), Restaurant (Margaret's 992-9942, B: $3-5, L: $6-10, D: $10-24, BYO, Local Fave), Restaurant (Pumpernickel's 990-2026, D: $9-21), Restaurant (Waterfront Grill 997-7010, D: $14-19, Kids'), Inn/B&B (Delano Homestead 992-5552), Inn/B&B (Polish Manor 774-206-6143), Motel (Huttleston 997-7655)
1-3 Miles: Fast Food (BK, McD's, Wendys), Restaurant (Candleworks 997-1294, L: $5-15, D: $12-26), Restaurant (Ninety-Nine 992-9951, D: $9-14, Kids' $4-6), Restaurant (Riccardi's 996-4100, L&D $4-14)
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Near: Tennis Courts (Cushman), Park (Cushman), Sightseeing (Fairhaven Historic District; Old Stone Schoolhouse)
Under 1 Mile: Beach (Ft. Phoenix - 1.2 mi.), Dive Shop (Bob's 992-2662), Fishing Charter (Bayside 525-5071), Party Boat (Capt. Leroy's 992-8907 $65), Video Rental (Redbox), Attractions (Zeiterion 994-2900 & N.B Fest Theaters 991-5212)
1-3 Miles: Fitness Center (Lite Weights 858-5878), Bowling (Wonder 993-1746), Museum (N.B. Whaling Museum 997-0046; N.B. Art 961-3072)
3+ Miles: Golf Course (New Bedford 993-9393, 4 mi.), Cinema (Flagship 985-3000, 3.5 mi), Cinema (Flagship 985-3000, 3.5 mi.)
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Near: Convenience Store (Cumberland Farms 990-9779), Liquor Store (Moriarty 984-0490)
Under 1 Mile: Wine/Beer (Douglas 997-0311), Bakery (Homlyke 996-2336), Fishmonger (Kyler's 984-5150), Bank/ATM, Post Office, Catholic Church, Protestant Church, Library (Millicent 992-5342), Hair Salon (Carol's 997-1412), Dry Cleaners (Delken 996-9277), Laundry, Pharmacy (CVS 999-0790), Hardware Store (Fairhaven 997-3307), Florist (Darling's 993-4020), Florist (Darling's 993-4020), Shops (Fairhaven Mall, WalMart), Shops (Fairhaven Mall, Walmarts)
1-3 Miles: Supermarket (Shaw's 993-9996), Gourmet Shop (Wainer 800 423-8383), Synagogue
Acushnet River Safe Boating Marina Transportation Icon Transportation
On Call: Water Taxi (Whaling City 984-4979), Rental Car (Enterprise 994-8289), Taxi (Yellow 993-5213), Airport Svce (Just In Time 961-2434)
Near: Bus (SRTA - New Bedford or Fairhaven Mall)
1-3 Miles: InterCity Bus (American Eagle to Boston; Bonanza to Providence & NY), Ferry (Cuttyhunk & M.V.)
Airport: TF Green/New Bedford (30 mi./7 mi.)
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911 Service
Under 1 Mile: Chiropractor (Fairhaven 997-3600), Dentist (Sistare 999-4683), Holistic Services (Blue Lotus Massage 287-0864), Veterinarian (New England 996-6700)
1-3 Miles: Doctor (Metromedic Walk-In 997-2900)
Hospital: St. Luke's 997-1515 (2.6 mi.)
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Acushnet River Safe Boating Marina
Setting — Upriver to starboard, past the two large Fairhaven Shipyard facilities, this Coast Guard Auxiliary marina is marked by a big "Gas" sign above a small white dockhouse and a tree of stern-to slips branching off from a single main pier. Views are of the Route 6 bridge and New Bedford commercial shore.

Marina Notes — Home to USCG Auxillary Flotilla 1N65, managed independently by ARSBC, Inc. No mechanical services or parts -- just stern-to docks (no finger piers!), good gas prices, and friendly, helpful, boating savvy seasonals - just ask. Camaraderie translates into good security. Dry storage in winter. Rafting allowed where practical. Diesel at N.B. fishermen's coop or at Fairhaven Shipyard. Bathhouse: Basic, formica in C.G. Aux headquarters. Note: Launch service & moorings available from Whaling City, Capt. Jeff Pontiff 984-4979. Dockage also next door at Seaport Inn & Marina (former Holiday Inn) for boats to 70 ft.

Notable — Flotilla 1N65 of the Coat Guard Auxillary maintains the marina and clubhouse for its members and guests - and to educate the public about boating; fellow Coast Guard Auxiliary members will be greeted warmly. Their onsite bar is open on weekends. Visible from the docks, the architecurally significant public buildings poke above the Fairhaven skyline. Native Henry Huttleston Rogers made millions with Standard Oil and the Virginia Railway and gave back to his hometown by erecting magnificent public buildings (1890-1908) influenced by European architecture. Among his gifts were a luxurious high school, Town Hall, Taber Masonic lodge, Unitarian Church, Tabitha Inn, Millicent Library, and a "modern" water-and-sewer system - all in use today. Take the free Visitor's Center tour (979-4085) or walk the area with brochure in hand. Busy, commercial Huttleston Avenue (aka Route 6) is conveniently just two blocks.

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