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Delaware City Marina 
33 MD - Top Of The  Bay
Navigational Information
Lat: 39°34.200' N Long: 75°35.383' W  Tide: 7 ft.  Current: 2 kt. Chart: 12273
Rep. Depths (MLW): Entry: 7 ft. Fuel Dock: 9 ft. Max Slip/Moor: 11 ft./—
Access: 2 mi. north of C&D Canal, on the Del side of the Del river

Marina Facilities (In Season/Off Season)
Fuel: Gasoline, Diesel
Slips: 100 Total, 10 Transient  Max LOA: 45 ft.  Max Beam: n/a
  Rate (per ft.): Day $1.25  Week $6  Month $15
  Power: 30 amp $5, 50 amp $10, 100 amp n/a, 200 amp n/a
  Cable TV: No  Dockside Phone: No
  Dock Type: Wood, Alongside, Floating
Moorings: 0 Total  Launch: n/a
  Rate: Day n/a  Week n/a  Month n/a
Heads: 2 Toilet(s), 2 Shower(s) (with dressing rooms)
Internet: No  Laundry: 2 Washer(s), 2 Dryer(s)
Pump-Out: On-Site, 1 Central, n/a InSlip  Fee: $5  Closed Heads: Yes

Marina Operations
Owner/Manager: Jo Ann Barnard  Dockmaster: Patty Hemphill
In-Season: Apr-Sep, 8am-6pm  Off-Season: Oct-Nov15, 9am-5pm*
After-Hours Arrival: Call ahead
Reservations: Yes, Preferred  Credit Cards: Visa/MC, Discover
Discounts: None
Pets: Welcome, Dog Walk Area  Handicap Access: Yes, Heads, Docks
Delaware City Marina
302 Canal Street, Delaware City, DE  19706
Tel: (302) 834-4172  VHF: Monitor Ch. 16  Talk Ch. 9
Fax: (302) 834-5187  Alternate Tel: none
Email: marinamom302@aol.com  Web: www.delawarecitymarina.com
Nearest Town: Delaware  Tourist Info: (302) 652-4088

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Marina Services and Boat Supplies
Services - Docking Assistance, Dock Carts, Boaters' Lounge  Communication - Fax, Phone Message, Mail Package Hold, FedEx, UPS, Express Mail  Supplies - On Site: Bait/Tackle, Ice Block, Ice Cube, Live Bait (bloodworms, nightcrawlers)   Near: Ships' Store   3+ Miles: West Marine (836-2766, 6 mi.)  
Boatyard Services
On Site: Engine Mechanic - Diesel, Hull Repairs, Rigger, Bottom Cleaning, Travelift (20T), Props (Mon-Thu turn-around), Engine Mechanic - Gas, Crane, Yacht Broker, Forklift   On Call: Interior Cleaning, Divers, Electrical Repairs, Refrigeration, A/C   Near: Launching Ramp   Yard Rates: $60/hr., Haul & Launch $2.50/ft.(blocking $2.50/ft.), Power Wash $2/ft., Bottom Paint $15-20/ft.,  Storage: In-Water $20-25/ft. season  
Restaurants and Accommodations
Near: Restaurant (Cofee Roaster Cafe 832-3303), Lite Fare (Ice Cream Parlor), (La Matesina Italian 836-1855, L: $6-13, D: $6-13, pizza, too - delivers), (Olde Canal Inn 832-5100, L: $6-16, D: $17-27, inside and patio - right on the point, great views from the deck), (Wiso's Crab House 834-2279, L: $10-16, D: $10-16)   Under 1 Mile: Inn/B&B (Olde Canal Inn 832-5100, $69-99)   3+ Miles: Motel (Super 8 322-9480, $55-80, 5 mi.), Inn/B&B (Terry House 322-2505, $90-110, 4 mi.)  
 
Recreation and Entertainment
On Site: Grills, Picnic Area, Park    Near: Museum, Special Events    Under 1 Mile: Jog Paths, Playground (Dragon Run Park)   1-3 Miles: Tennis Courts (Southern Elementary), Sightseeing    3+ Miles: Golf Course (DE Golf Academy 378-3665, 10 mi.)  
Provisioning and General Services
Near: Liquor Store (Delaware City Liquors 834-1941), Wine/Beer, Bank/ATM, Barber, Hair Salon (Jul's), Catholic Church, Library (Delaware City 834-4148), Post Office, Protestant Church, Shops (several antique shops)   Under 1 Mile: Deli (Sunset Market), Supermarket (Sunset Market 836-1734)   3+ Miles: Farmers' Market (Rte. 13 just outside Del City, Thu May-Oct 832-3303, 3 mi.), Department Store (Christiana Mall, 15 mi.), Hardware Store (Lowes 834-8508, 5 mi.)  
Transportation
On Site: Courtesy Transport, Ferry (Three Forts Ferry $6/4 kids, every hour from 10am to Fort Delaware and Fort Mott State Park)   On Call: Rental Car (Enterprise 323-0850 or Avis, National, 10 mi.), Taxi (Seacoast 834-7575)   Airport: Phil. (38 mi.)
Medical Services
911 Service On Call: Ambulance   Near: Doctor (Burdock 834-3600)   3+ Miles: Veterinarian (Red Lion Veterinary Hosp 834-2250, 6 mi.)  Hospital: Christiana 733-1000 (13 mi.)
Setting — Off Delaware Bay's Shore Channel, two miles north of the C&D Canal entrance, the Delaware City Branch Canal (the original C&D) hosts four sets of alongside floating docks that paralell the shore - head to toe - just south of town and Port Park. The feeling is more that of a long protected cove than an active channel. Overlooking the canal and the fuel dock is a gray-stained deck with attractive umbrella-topped picnic tables.

Marina Notes — *Nov15-Jan 10am-4pm, Feb & Mar by appt. Founded in 1990. Delaware City Towboat lives here. Small Lighthouse pedestals populate four unconnected floating docks - each with its own quality aluminum ramp to the road. "D" Dock is also the fuel dock. "C" is close to the well-supplied ships' store (bait and tackle, too) and the heads. "D" is much newer - with larger lighthouse pedestals and IPE decking. On-the-hard storage surrounds the store - 20-ton travelift & repair services. Inviting bathhouses have faux tile walls, sinks inset into Formica vanities, hanging plants and glass-walled fiberglass shower stalls.

Notable — At the end of "A" Dock a short brick path leads north to delightful, emerging and gentrifying Delaware City. Unique, local shops, galleries, boutiques, antiques, markets, houses and eateries line Clinton Street on the western shore of the waterway. From downtown Port Park, every hour (10am-4pm) a ferry makes the 10-minute cruise to Fort Delaware State Park - a living history museum on Pea Patch Island. Once there, a jitney provides transportation from the island dock to the massive pentagon-shaped granite and brick fortress. Authentically-clad historic interpreters describe the summer of 1863 when thousands of Confederate soldiers were imprisioned here. Port Park offers courtesy dockage (to 50 ft.) with a 4 hr. maximum - for dining, shopping, visiting Fort Delaware.
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