The Block Island Boat Basin lies on Block Island in Block Island Sound on the NE coast of the USA. The facility provides slips.

Approach and Entrance

From the Atlantic Ocean make for Block Island in Block Island Sound. Block Island Boat Basin is the second marina to starboard in Great Salt Pond on the western side of the island.


Berths & Moorings

100 slips are available. Reservations can be made and are preferred in July and August. Give us a call to arrange a slip for the day or to discuss an off-season deal.

Maximum length

The maximum length for you vessel docking at the Boat Basin is 110′.  If you have any question please contact us at (401) 466-2631 or VHF Ch – 9

Water & Electric

Water & Electric (30 or 50amp) are available at each slip.

Other Marina Facilities, Services & Supplies


Docking Assistance. Dock Carts. Toilets. Showers. Pump Out. Marine Supply and Grocery Store. Marine Mechanic. Adjacent to Oar Restaurant.


Boatyard Facilities & Services – No yard but the following are available: Small Outboard Repair. Engine Mechanic. Electrical Repairs. Bottom Cleaning. Refrigeration


Shopping and Provisions – Most provisions can be obtained on Block Island


Bank or ATM – On site.


Ships’ Store – On site.

Propane – Nearby.


Ice – Block & Cube are available on site.


Eating Out – There are several restaurants near Block Island Boat Basin.

Transportation From Boat Basin

Bikes – Old Harbor Bikes (466-2029). Island Bike & Moped (466-2700). Block Island Bike & Car Rental (466-2297). Aldo’s (466-5871).

Taxi- There is a taxi stand at the base of the dock.

Launch Service- Oldport Launch (VHF: 68) runs out of the Boat Basin

Dingy Dock- The Boat Basin has a publick dingy dock for small tenders.

Ferry Service– To Port Judith, New London, Newport, and Montauk is available from Block Island.

On Foot- The downtown of Block Island is about a 15 minute walk on foot.


Things To Do

Sporting & Recreational Facilities – Fishing Charter. Dive Shop. Boat Rentals. Jogging Paths. Roller Blade & Bike Paths. Horseback Riding at Rustic Rides. Tennis Courts. Fitness Center.
Sightseeing – Animal Farm. 200′ Monhegan Bluffs which stand guard over the Atlantic.
Museums and Cultural Attractions – Block Island Historical Society. North Light Maritime Museum.
Conservation – Rodman’s Hollow Wildlife Preserve.
Special Events – Block Island Seafood Festival & Chowder Cook Off is the third weekend in June. House & Garden Tour every August. Block Island Race Week.
Children’s Stuff – Playground.
Other – Ballard’s, Charlestown and Fred Benson Beaches. Mosquito Beach on the Pond. Crescent Beach on Rhode Island Sound. Movie Theater.