General – 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 with 85 reserved for transients. Reservations can be made and are preferred in July and August.
VHF Ch – 9
Call sign –
Water – On the pontoons.Electric – On the pontoons. 30 amp & 50 amp.Fuel – No.
Internet Access – None.
Other Marina Facilities, Services & Supplies – Docking Assistance. Trash Pick Up. Dock Carts. Mail & Package Hold. Phone Messages. Toilets. Showers. Pump Out.
Boatyard Facilities & Services – No yard but the following are available; Engine Mechanic. Electrical Repairs. Rigger. Sail Loft. 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.
Limousine Service –
Taxi – Mig’s Rig Taxi service 401-480-0493
Train Service – Amtrak Station in New London is next to the Block Island ferry dock.
Ferry Service – To Port Judith, New London, Providence and Newport. Viking to Montauk (631-668-5700).
Airport(s) – Block Island.
Local Area –
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.