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Fort Rachel Marine Services
17 Connecticut - Fishers Island Sound
Navigational Information
Lat: 41°20.949' N Long: 71°58.331' W  Tide: 3.5 ft.  Current: n/a Chart: 13214
Rep. Depths (MLW): Entry: 10 ft. Fuel Dock: n/a Max Slip/Moor: 8 ft./—
Access: Mystic River through railroad bridge, then directly to port

Marina Facilities (In Season/Off Season)
Fuel: No
Slips: 115 Total, 5 Transient  Max LOA: 60 ft.  Max Beam: 14 ft.
  Rate (per ft.): Day $3*  Week n/a  Month n/a
  Power: 30 amp Incl., 50 amp Incl., 100 amp n/a, 200 amp n/a
  Cable TV: Incl.  Dockside Phone: No
  Dock Type: Wood, Long Fingers, Alongside, Floating
Moorings: 0 Total  Launch: n/a
  Rate: Day n/a  Week n/a  Month n/a
Heads: 4 Toilet(s), 4 Shower(s) (with dressing rooms)
Internet: No  Laundry: None
Pump-Out: No  Fee: $20  Closed Heads: Yes

Marina Operations
Owner/Manager: John Lewis  Dockmaster: David Santagata
In-Season: Apr-Nov, 8am-5pm  Off-Season: Dec-Mar, 9am-4pm
After-Hours Arrival: Call office for assignment
Reservations: Yes, Preferred  Credit Cards: Visa/MC, AmEx, Discover
Discounts: None
Pets: Welcome, Dog Walk Area  Handicap Access: Yes, Heads
Fort Rachel Marine Services
44 Water Street, Mystic, CT  06355
Tel: (860) 536-6647  VHF: Monitor Ch. 9  Talk Ch. 11
Fax: (860) 536-6647  Alternate Tel: none
Email:  Web:
Nearest Town: Mystic (0.25 mi.)  Tourist Info: (860) 572-9578

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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, DHL, Express Mail  Supplies - On Site: Ice Block, Ice Cube, Ice Block, Ice Cube   Under 1 Mile: Bait/Tackle (Wild Bill's 536-6648), Propane, Ships' Store (Sailing Specialties 536-4974), Ships' Store (Sailing Specialties 536-4974), Bait/Tackle (Wild Bill's 536-6648), Propane   1-3 Miles: West Marine (536-1455), West Marine (536-1455)  
Boatyard Services
On Site: Divers, Forklift, Engine Mechanic - Gas, Wash/Wax, Canvas Work, Awlgrip, Brightwork, Crane, Painting, Interior Cleaning, Travelift (35T), Sail Loft, Bottom Cleaning, Hull Repairs, Engine Mechanic - Diesel, Travelift (35T), Forklift, Crane, Engine Mechanic - Gas, Engine Mechanic - Diesel, Electrical Repairs, Hull Repairs, Rigger, Sail Loft, Canvas, Brightwork, Wash/Wax, Painting, Awlgrip   On Call: Upholstery, Yacht Interiors, Life Raft Serv, Props, Metal Fabrication, Inflatable Repairs, Rigger, A/C, Refrigeration, Electronic Sales, Electronics Repairs, Woodwork, Electrical Repairs, Electrical Repairs, Electronic Sales, Electronics Repairs, Rigger, Refrigeration, Props, Woodwork, Inflatable Repairs, Life Raft Serv, Upholstery, Yacht Interiors, Metal Fabrication   Near: Yacht Broker, Launching Ramp, Launching Ramp, Yacht Broker   Yard Rates: $75/hr., Haul & Launch $7-10/ft.(blocking $80-160), Power Wash $2/ft., Bottom Paint $10/ft.,  Storage: In-Water $19-27/ft.  
Restaurants and Accommodations
Near: Restaurant (Capt. Daniel Packer 536-3555, L: $6-13, D: $15-24), Lite Fare (Kitchen Little 536-2122, B: $4-10, L: $4-10), Pizzerias (Mystic Pizza (5) 36-3700, L: $6-16, D: $6-16), Raw Bar (S & P Oyster Co (5) 36-2674, L: $6-18, D: $6-18), (Zhang's ()572-5725), Inn/B&B (Steamboat & SV Valiant 536-8300, $120-295, 97 ft. ship w/ 5 staterooms), Inn/B&B (Whaler's ()-536-1506, $90-225)   Under 1 Mile: Inn/B&B (Harbor Inne ()-572-9253), Inn/B&B (Inn at Mystic 539604, $85-275)   1-3 Miles: Snack Bar (Steak Loft 536-2621, L: $4-14, D: 11-22), Motel (Comfort Inn 572-8531, $90-170), Motel (Seaport Motor 536-2621, $80-175)  
Recreation and Entertainment
On Site: Grills, Picnic Area, Picnic Area, Grills    Near: Video Rental, Museum    Under 1 Mile: Fitness Center (Mystic YMCA, 536-3575), Fitness Center (Mystic YMCA, 536-3575), Sightseeing    1-3 Miles: Cinema, Attractions    3+ Miles: Golf Course (Pequot 535-1898, 4 mi.), Golf Course (Pequot 535-1898, 4 mi.)  
Provisioning and General Services
Near: Hair Salon, Bookstore (Bank Square 536-3795), Library (Mystic 536-7721), Library (Mystic 536-7721), Hair Salon, Bookstore (Bank Square 536-3795)   Under 1 Mile: Deli, Deli (Winn-Dixie), Fishmonger, Gourmet Shop (Mystic Market 536-1500), Health Food, Liquor Store (Free Delivery), Lobster Pound, Supermarket (Winn-Dixie 587-0624; Publix 437-9508), Wine/Beer (Mystic River 536-9463), Gourmet Shop (Mystic Market 536-1500), Deli, Health Food, Wine/Beer (Mystic River 536-9463), Liquor Store (Free Delivery), Fishmonger, Lobster Pound, Bank/ATM, Barber, Biz Services (Mystic Publ 536-2616), Dry Cleaners, Florist, Newsstand, Pharmacy (CVS 536-5628), Post Office, Protestant Church, Shops, Bank/ATM, Post Office, Protestant Church, Barber, Dry Cleaners, Pharmacy (CVS 536-5628), Newsstand, Florist, Shops, Biz Services (Mystic Publ 536-2616)   1-3 Miles: Bakery (Grampa's 923-2163), Convenience Store (7-11 923-4896), Farmers' Market (Thu 3-6pm across A&P), Liquor Store (Liquor Locker 921-4428), Supermarket (McQuades 536-4606), Wine/Beer (Dania News 923-0668), Supermarket (McQuades 536-4606), Farmers' Market (Thu 3-6pm across A&P), Catholic Church, Hardware Store (Village 259-0425), Catholic Church, Hardware Store (Village 259-0425)  
On Site: Courtesy Transport, Courtesy Transport   On Call: Airport Svce (Stonington 535-4425), Rental Car (Enterprise 536-6829), Taxi (Mystic 536-8888), Rental Car (Enterprise 536-6829), Taxi (Mystic 536-8888), Airport Svce (Stonington 535-4425)   Near: Bus, Bus   Under 1 Mile: Bikes (Mystic Cycle 572-7433), Rail (Amtrak), Bikes (Mystic Cycle 572-7433), Rail (Amtrak)   Airport: T.F. Green (42 mi.)
Medical Services
911 Service On Call: Ambulance   Near: Dentist (Rege 572-8959), Doctor (Jost 536-1666)   Under 1 Mile: Chiropractor (Dukehart 536-4007)   1-3 Miles: Veterinarian (Noank-Mystic 536-6656)   Hospital: Lawrence & Memorial 437-8101 (10 mi.)
Setting — Immediately to port just past the railroad bridge, Fort Rachel Marine's docks are tucked into a cove off the Mystic River. The unique primary work building makes it easy to spot: a contemporary interpretation of a classic yard shed, it has enormous sliding doors - each constructed of a dozen windows.

Marina Notes — Under new ownership since 2010Service oriented, welcoming facility catering primarily to sailboats. A pet-friendly marina. Limited courtesy transport available. Established in 1971, it acquired Mystic Harbor Marine in 1998, which greatly expanded the facilities. It is now a family-run, full-service boatyard that can handle boats up to 55 ft. 35T travelift onsite. Particularly inviting heads and showers with private dressing rooms. Ice is in the coffee lounge. Internet connections at the Mystic Library and Visitors' Center.

Notable — The remains of Fort Rachel, which thwarted the British in the War of 1812, are at the foot of Water Street. It's a ten minute stroll to downtown Mystic, where shops, restaurants and services line Main Street on both sides of the bascule bridge. The surrounding streets are home to many early 19thC houses. Mystic Seaport is about a mile by land (a little shorter by dinghy - their dock is at the North Gate) Jul-Aug 9am-6pm, Apr-Jun, Sep-Oct 9am-5pm $17/9. The Mystic Marine Aquarium is about 2 miles away, Jul-Labor Day 9am-7pm, other 9am-6pm $16/11. The Mystic Trolley connects the marinas, Amtrak, Downtown, the Seaport, Aquarium, Mistick Village, McQuade's Supermarket and West Marine. Foxwoods (800-FOXWOODS) and Mohegan Sun (888-226-7711) Casinos will provide transportation.
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