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Utsch's Marina
31 New Jersey - Lower Atlantic Coast Inlets
Navigational Information
Lat: 38°57.044' N Long: 74°54.289' W  Tide: 5 ft.  Current: n/a Chart: 12316
Rep. Depths (MLW): Entry: 7 ft. Fuel Dock: 7 ft. Max Slip/Moor: 12 ft./—
Access: Head of Cape May Harbor next to Cape May Canal

Marina Facilities (In Season/Off Season)
Fuel: Gasoline, Diesel, High Speed Pumps
Slips: 375 Total, 25 Transient  Max LOA: 80 ft.  Max Beam: n/a
  Rate (per ft.): Day $2  Week n/a  Month $60
  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, Concrete
Moorings: 0 Total  Launch: n/a, Dinghy Dock
  Rate: Day n/a  Week n/a  Month n/a
Heads: 14 Toilet(s), 14 Shower(s) (with dressing rooms)
Internet: No  Laundry: 3 Washer(s), 6 Dryer(s), Irons, Ironing Boards
Pump-Out: Self Service, 1 Central, n/a InSlip  Fee: $35  Closed Heads: Yes

Marina Operations
Owner/Manager: Ernest & Charles Utsch  Dockmaster: Same
In-Season: LateMar-Nov 30, 6am-7pm*  Off-Season: Dec 25-Jan1, Closed
After-Hours Arrival: Call for special arrangements if possible
Reservations: Yes, Preferred  Credit Cards: Visa/MC, Discover, Texaco
Discounts: None
Pets: Welcome, Dog Walk Area  Handicap Access: Yes, Heads, Docks
Utsch's Marina
1121 Route 109, Cape May, NJ  08204
Tel: (609) 884-2051  VHF: Monitor Ch. 16  Talk Ch. 9
Fax: (609) 898-0136  Alternate Tel: none
Email:  Web:
Nearest Town: Cape May (1.2 mi.)  Tourist Info: (609) 884-9345

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Marina Services and Boat Supplies
Services - Docking Assistance, Dock Carts, Boaters' Lounge  Communication - Data Ports, Fax, Phone Message, Mail Package Hold, FedEx, UPS, DHL, Express Mail  Supplies - On Site: Bait/Tackle, Ice Block, Ice Cube, Marine Discount Store, Ice Block, Ice Cube, Ships' Store, Marine Discount Store, Bait/Tackle   Near: Propane (Texaco 884-1278), Propane (Texaco 884-1278)   Under 1 Mile: Live Bait (Hand's B&T 898-3744), West Marine (898-8245), West Marine (898-8245), Live Bait (Hand's B&T 898-3744), Live Bait (Miss Chris 884-3351)   1-3 Miles: Propane (Steve's Gulf 884-6490)  
Boatyard Services
On Site: Canvas Work, Brightwork, Engine Mechanic - Gas, Travelift (25 & 35T), Bottom Cleaning, Forklift, Hull Repairs, Crane, Woodwork, Wash/Wax, Yacht Broker, Electrical Repairs, Travelift (25 & 35T), Travelift (25T & 35T), Forklift, Crane, Engine Mechanic - Gas, Electrical Repairs, Hull Repairs, Canvas, Bottom Cleaning, Brightwork, Wash/Wax, Woodwork, Yacht Broker   On Call: Inflatable Repairs, Metal Fabrication, Props, Electronics Repairs, Interior Cleaning, Upholstery, Engine Mechanic - Diesel, Divers, Engine Mechanic - Diesel, Electronics Repairs, Divers, Interior Cleaning, Props, Inflatable Repairs, Upholstery, Metal Fabrication   Near: Railway (Tony's), Launching Ramp (Hinche's), Railway (Tony's), Railway, Launching Ramp, Launching Ramp (Hinche's), Canvas   Dealer For: Mercruiser, Chrysler, Crusader, PCM, Volvo Penta, Yanmarl, Honda  Yard Rates: $70, Haul & Launch $2.50/ft.(blocking $2/ft.), Power Wash $2/ft.  
Restaurants and Accommodations
On Call: Pizzerias (Tony's 884-2020)   Near: Restaurant (Anchorage 898-1154), (Captain's Cove 884-5878, B: $2-5, L: $2-9, D: $9-15 + lobster Tail), (Captain's Cove 884-7288), Coffee Shop (Dock Mike's 884-2855, B: $3-13, L: $4-9), (Lobster House 884-8296, L: $5-13 + lobsters, D: $12-40), (Lucky Bones 884-2663, D: $7-28), (Mayer's Tavern 884-8296), Pizzerias (Tony's 884-2020)   Under 1 Mile: Pizzeria (Cappy's 898-8885), Restaurant (Copper Fish 898-1555, D: $31-40), (C-View Inn 884-4712), (Lobster House 884-8296, D: $18-40), Lite Fare (Twinings Tea Room 884-5404, L: $16.50, Tea $13.50), (Washington Inn 884-5697, D: $20-32), Inn/B&B (Primrose Inn 884-8288), Hotel (Thomas Webster 898-9248)   1-3 Miles: Fast Food (Burger King), Restaurant (Cactus Grill 898-0354, Tex-Mex, Early Bird, Kids), (Frescos Seafood Trattoria 884-0366, D: to $30), (McDonalds 884-0840), (Merion Inn 884-8363, D: $20-48), (Oyster Bay 884-2111, D: $20-39), (Rusty Nail 884-0017, L: $9-25, D: $9-38), (Waters Edge 884-1717, D: $22-33), Inn/B&B (Angel of the Sea 884-3369, $105-350), Hotel (Cape Harbor 884-0018, $58-224), Motel (LA Mer 884-9000, $136-195), Motel (Lido Motel 884-4098), Hotel (Montreal 884-7011, $73-380), Inn/B&B (Queen Victoria 884-8702, $80-290), Hotel (Southern Mansion 884-7171, $130-415)  
Recreation and Entertainment
On Site: Fishing Charter, Grills, Group Fishing Boat, Picnic Area, Picnic Area, Grills, Boat Rentals, Fishing Charter, Party Boat    Near: Boat Rentals, Boat Rentals    Under 1 Mile: Beach, Tennis Courts (Cape May Tennis 884-8986),
Beach, Tennis Courts (Cape May Tennis 884-8986), Fishing Charter (Cape Queen 884-0001), Party Boat (Miss Chris 884-3351), Tours    1-3 Miles: Golf Course (Cape May Natl 884-1563; Ponder Lodge 886-8065), Stables (Sea Horse Farm 884-5354), Beach, Tennis Courts (Cape May 884-8986), Golf Course (Cape May Natl 884-1563), Golf Course (Cape May Natl 884-1563; Ponder Lodge 886-8065), Fitness Center (Cape 898-1515), Stables (Sea Horse 884-5354), Stables (Sea Horse Farm 884-5354), Video Rental, Museum, Attractions, Galleries   
Provisioning and General Services
Near: Fishmonger (Lobster House 884-3064), Wine/Beer, Wine/Beer, Fishmonger (Lobster House 884-3064), Barber, Hair Salon, Dry Cleaners, Hair Salon, Barber, Dry Cleaners, Hardware Store (Universal 625-2811)   Under 1 Mile: Convenience Store (WaWa 884-67-63), Crabs (McDuells 884-0404), Convenience Store (WaWa 884-67-63), Market (WaWa 884-6753), Bakery (La Patisserie 884-7107), Fishmonger (Lobster House 884-8296), Crabs (McDuells 884-0404), Bank/ATM, Library, Newsstand, Bank/ATM, Library, Dry Cleaners (Model 884-8446), Laundry (Cape May 675-5347), Newsstand   1-3 Miles: Bakery, Liquor Store (Cape 884-7676; Collier's 884-8488 delivers), Supermarket (Acme 463-9106; SuperFresh 465-4140), Supermarket (Acme 463-9106; SuperFresh 465-4140), Supermarket (Acme 884-1203), Health Food (Bayshore 886-8008), Liquor Store (Cape 884-7676; Collier's 884-8488 delivers), Liquor Store (Collier's 884-8488), Bakery, Farmers' Market (W Cape May 884-1005 Tues 3-7:30pm), Bookstore (Book Shoppe 884-7878), Catholic Church, Department Store (Kmart, Dellas 884-4568), Florist, Hardware Store (Swain's 884-8578), Pharmacy (CVS 263-1030), Post Office, Protestant Church, Bank/ATM, Post Office, Post Office (884-3578), Catholic Church, Catholic Church (898-2048), Protestant Church, Protestant Church (884-2181), Hair Salon (Heather's 884-0098), Bookstore (Book Shoppe 884-7878), Pharmacy (CVS 263-1030), Pharmacy (CVS 884-2262), Hardware Store (Swain's 884-8578), Florist, Department Store (Kmart, Dellas 884-4568)   3+ Miles: Synagogue (522-7541, 6 mi.)  
On Site: Bikes ($10 day/$40 wk), InterCity Bus (CAT), Bikes, Bikes ($10 day/$40 wk), InterCity Bus (CAT)   On Call: Rental Car (Gentilini Ford & Enterprise Enterprise 522-1119), Taxi (AART's Cape 884-2273), Rental Car (Gentilini Ford & Enterprise Enterprise 522-1119), Rental Car (Gentilini Ford & Enterprise Enterprise 886-6460), Taxi (AART's Cape 884-2273), Taxi (Ocean 886-8400), Airport Svce (Luxury 884-7777)   Under 1 Mile: Ferry (CM Ferry CM to Lewes), Ferry (CM Ferry CM to Lewes)   1-3 Miles: Airport Svce (CM Limo 884-1171), Airport Svce (CM Limo 884-1171)   3+ Miles: Ferry (CM Ferry CapeMay-Lewes 800-643-3779, 4 mi.)  Airport: Cape May/Atlantic City (5 mi./40 mi.)
Medical Services
911 Service Under 1 Mile: Chiropractor (Rizzo 884-2162), Doctor (Weisberg 884-4357)   1-3 Miles: Dentist (Cape May 884-5335), Dentist (Heckel 884-0515), Doctor (Bayshore Med 886-3636), Holistic Services (Cape May Day Spa 898-1003), Veterinarian (Cape May 884-1729)   Hospital: Burdette Tomlin 463-2000 (11 mi.)
Setting — Located on Schellenger's Landing (RN Island) at the entrance to the Cape May Canal, venerable Utsch's has been a Cape May landmark since 1951. A successful landscaping effort softens the boatyard atmosphere with pretty raised flower beds and appealing plantings along the docks - interrrupted by the occasional gazebo. On the northwest corner of the property, a wonderfullly restored early summer cottage houses the superb boaters' services.

Marina Notes — Founded by Ernest Utsch, Jr. & his wife Rose Marie in 1951. Currently operated by Ernest Jr. & sons Ernest III & Charles. Wooden & concrete floating docks, boatyard, yacht sales & large ships' store. Bike and jet ski rentals, parasailing on the premises. Striper Classic Tournament in October. Striped Bass Challenge in November. Bathhouse: Renovated Gertrude M. Wagner building, formerly the Utsch's summer home & marina office, houses 8 gorgeous full restrooms (two handicapped accessible with roll-in showers) each beautifully tiled with private vanity, oversized shower, & commode . Also boaters' lounge with internet area and a spacious laundry room in same building. Additional restroom facilities in main building with showers & lounge.

Notable — Within strolling distance to the famous Lobster House, Lucky Bones Backwater Grill, & Captain's Cove. Mid-Atlantic Center for the Arts (884-5404) is within 1 mile. Tour the 1879 Emlen Physick Estate, visit the gallery or Carriage House Tea Room & Cafe - year-round tours & special events. Cape May Point State Park (884-2159, 4.3 mi) is home to 157 ft. Cape May Lighthouse, Fire Control Tower 23- a WWII tower, hiking trails & picnic areas. Bird watchers will enjoy viewing spring & fall migration. Cape May Trolley runs a loop around Cape May- noon to 11pm, seasonal (846-4057) $1 fare one way.
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