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Port Niantic Marina
17 Connecticut - Fishers Island Sound
Navigational Information
Lat: 41°19.578' N Long: 72°11.208' W  Tide: 3 ft.  Current: 2 kt. Chart: 13211
Rep. Depths (MLW): Entry: 8 ft. Fuel Dock: 7 ft. Max Slip/Moor: 7 ft./—
Access: Niantic Bay, through both bridges, to western side of river

Marina Facilities (In Season/Off Season)
Fuel: Gasoline, Diesel
Slips: 81 Total, 3 Transient  Max LOA: 58 ft.  Max Beam: n/a
  Rate (per ft.): Day $1.75  Week Inq.  Month n/a
  Power: 30 amp Yes, 50 amp n/a, 100 amp n/a, 200 amp n/a
  Cable TV: Incl.  Dockside Phone: No
  Dock Type: Wood, Long Fingers, Floating
Moorings: 0 Total  Launch: n/a
  Rate: Day n/a  Week n/a  Month n/a
Heads: 7 Toilet(s), 6 Shower(s)
Internet: No  Laundry: None
Pump-Out: On-Call, n/a Central, n/a InSlip  Fee: $5  Closed Heads: No

Marina Operations
Owner/Manager: Scott Bowden  Dockmaster: n/a
In-Season: Apr 15-Oct, 8:30-4:30  Off-Season: Nov-Apr 14, 8:30-4:30
After-Hours Arrival: Call in advance
Reservations: Yes, Preferred  Credit Cards: Visa/MC
Discounts: Boat/US  Dockage: 25%  Fuel: Inq.  Repair: Inq.
Pets: Welcome  Handicap Access: Yes, Heads, Docks
Port Niantic Marina
17 Smith Avenue, Niantic, CT  06357
Tel: (860) 739-2155  VHF: Monitor Ch. 9  Talk Ch. 11
Fax: (860) 739-4681  Alternate Tel: none
Email:  Web:
Nearest Town: New London (6 mi.)  Tourist Info: (860) 443-8332

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Marina Services and Boat Supplies
Services - Docking Assistance, Dock Carts  Communication - Data Ports, FedEx, UPS, Express Mail  Supplies - On Site: Ice Block, Ice Cube, Ships' Store, Ice Block, Ice Cube, Ships' Store   Near: Bait/Tackle (J & B Tackle 739-7419), Bait/Tackle (J & B Tackle 739-7419)   1-3 Miles: Marine Discount Store (Defenders), Marine Discount Store (Defenders)   3+ Miles: Propane (Amerigas 848-9277, 3.5 mi.), Propane (Amerigas 848-9277, 3.5 mi.)  
Boatyard Services
On Site: Woodwork, Divers, Rigger, Interior Cleaning, Electronics Repairs, Wash/Wax, Awlgrip, Painting, Bottom Cleaning, Electrical Repairs, A/C, Electronic Sales, Travelift (35T), Hull Repairs, Refrigeration, Metal Fabrication, Brightwork, Travelift (35T), Electrical Repairs, Electronic Sales, Electronics Repairs, Hull Repairs, Rigger, Divers, Bottom Cleaning, Brightwork, A/C, Refrigeration, Wash/Wax, Interior Cleaning, Woodwork, Metal Fabrication, Painting, Awlgrip   On Call: Sail Loft, Upholstery, Canvas Work, Yacht Interiors, Inflatable Repairs, Props, Life Raft Serv, Sail Loft, Canvas, Props, Inflatable Repairs, Life Raft Serv, Upholstery, Yacht Interiors   Near: Launching Ramp, Engine Mechanic - Gas, Engine Mechanic - Diesel, Launching Ramp, Engine Mechanic - Gas, Engine Mechanic - Diesel   Dealer For: Westerbeke, Sealand, Marine Power, Marine Air, Universal, Mercruiser, Marine Air, Algae-X, Max Power, Guardian, PSS Shaft  Yard Rates: $65/hr., Haul & Launch $8/ft.(blocking $5/ft.), Power Wash $2.75, Bottom Paint $12.30/ft.,  Storage: In-Water L x Beam x $2.50/ft.  
Restaurants and Accommodations
Near: Restaurant (China May), (Constantines 739-2848, L: $4-10, D: $8-20), Lite Fare (Dad's 739-2113), (Morton House 739-9074, L & D), Pizzerias (Seaview 739-4020), Inn/B&B (Inn at Harbor Hill Marina 739-0331, $105-195)   Under 1 Mile: Restaurant (LaCasa), Fast Food (Mc Donalds), (Sunset Rib), (Unks ()443-2717, L: $10-12, D: $12-20), Motel (Niantic Inn 739-5451, $150)   1-3 Miles: Motel (Day's Inn 739-6921, $70-150), Hotel (Holiday Inn 739-5483)  
Recreation and Entertainment
On Site: Fishing Charter (Atlantic Flyway 442-6343), Grills, Picnic Area, Picnic Area, Grills, Fishing Charter (Atlantic Flyway 442-6343)  
Near: Boat Rentals, Group Fishing Boat, Boat Rentals, Party Boat, Cinema, Video Rental, Museum    Under 1 Mile: Beach, Playground, Beach, Playground, Park    1-3 Miles: Fitness Center (Waterford Athletic Center 447-2464), Fitness Center (Waterford Athletic Center 447-2464), Attractions    3+ Miles: Golf Course (Cedar Ridge 691-4568, 4.5 mi.), Golf Course (Cedar Ridge 691-4568, 4.5 mi.)  
Provisioning and General Services
On Site: Bakery, Deli, Fishmonger, Market (Sarah's Tent 933-2888), Wine/Beer   On Call: Liquor Store (Marina Spirit Shoppe 739-2300), Liquor Store (Marina Spirit Shoppe 739-2300)   Near: Bakery (Niantic), Convenience Store, Deli (Hartford Giant Grinder 739-3181), Gourmet Shop, Health Food (Natural Food Store 739-9916), Supermarket (Adams 739-8136, Colonial), Convenience Store, Supermarket (Adams 739-8136, Colonial), Gourmet Shop, Deli (Hartford Giant Grinder 739-3181), Health Food (Natural Food Store 739-9916), Bakery (Niantic), Bank/ATM, Barber, Hair Salon, Bookstore (Ada's Book Shelf 739-0308), Florist, Newsstand, Bank/ATM, Hair Salon, Barber, Bookstore (Ada's Book Shelf 739-0308), Newsstand, Florist   Under 1 Mile: Convenience Store (Quik Stop 622-9670), Fishmonger (Angler at Niantic Sport Fishing), Lobster Pound, Fishmonger (Angler at Niantic Sport Fishing), Lobster Pound, Catholic Church, Dry Cleaners, Laundry, Pharmacy (Smiths 739-8930), Post Office, Protestant Church, Post Office, Catholic Church, Protestant Church, Dry Cleaners, Laundry, Pharmacy (Smiths 739-8930)   1-3 Miles: Health Food (Whole Foods 933-1543), Supermarket (Publix 931-4810), Hardware Store (Follett 442-3142), Hardware Store (Follett 442-3142)   3+ Miles: Liquor Store (ABC 944-6525, 4 mi.)  
On Call: Rental Car (Enterprise 442-8333), Taxi (Yellow Cab 739-7775), Rental Car (Enterprise 442-8333), Taxi (Yellow Cab 739-7775)   3+ Miles: Ferry (New London, 7 mi.), Rail (New London, 7mi.), Rail (New London, 7mi.), Ferry (New London, 7 mi.)  Airport: Bradley (40 mi.)
Medical Services
911 Service On Call: Ambulance   3+ Miles: Chiropractor (Chiropractic Center of East Lyme 691-0434, 4 mi.), Doctor (4 mi.)  Hospital: Lawrence & Memorial 442-0711 (6.5 mi.)
Setting — A combination dry-stack storage operation and full-service boat-yard/marina, Port Niantic is the second set of docks on the western shore of the Niantic River above the draw bridges. It caters mostly to sportfishing boats and is clearly identifiable by its large storage shed.

Marina Notes — In addition to the 81 deep, wide floating slips, there are 100 indoor racks with "valet" launch service. Pump out, repairs, haul-out, fuel, inside or outside winter storage, ice, heads and a small picnic area, all available onsite. Started in 1989, Port Niantic offers true inside winter storage home for power boats up to 30 tons on concrete floors. Small yard that promises personal attention and ABBRA certified technicians. J.B. Tackle shop is adjacent.

Notable — Great fishing onsite or off-shore and good water skiing up the river. A quarter mile walk to town could well cover all possible provisioning and service needs -- including a large Adams Supermarket and a Colonial Market -- along with a number of eateries. Nearby Skippers specializes in fried clams. Dinghy across the river or walk the 0.7 mile footpath across the bridge for another assortment of eating opportunities. Angler's Seafood shack at the Niantic Sportfishing Docks, a lobster pound and fish market, Unk's, Sunset Rib, and LaCasa -- all full service waterfront restaurants. Niantic Sportfish is also home to a number of charter boats including Dot-E-Dee (739-7419) - half day $480, full day $600, evening $350. Ask at Port Niantic for recommendations of other sportfishing charters.
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