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Morehead City Transient Docks


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807 Shepard St.
Morehead City, NC 28557
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Check-out before 11:00 AM
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46 Reviews

by jimgodby on Sep 07, 2020
Awesome as always. Great Location and very nice docks.
Marina Response:
thank you very much and look forward to seeing you again. take care lee

by jmcbiggers1 on Aug 28, 2020
Always great customer service and perfect location!
Marina Response:
thank you for the kind words and glad you emjoyed your stay. hope to see you again. take care, lee

by wdh2556 on Aug 18, 2020
The great thing about MHC docks is the personal attention you get from the Dock Master, Lee. The slips are excellent with wide finger piers and floating docks. Fantastic water pressure. Excellent eating establishments are right along the waterfront just a short walk from your boat. I always feel safe here.
Marina Response:
apologize for the late reply. thank you very much for the compliments and hope to see you again. thank you for staying with us. take care, lee

by vayor on Aug 17, 2020
Every part of my visit from booking, docking, facilities, interaction with the Dock Master was pleasant, professional, and relaxing. I especially appreciate the personal touch and time allowed me from the Dock Master. He went out of his way to make sure every part of my stay was worth my time & money. I received much more than I expected!
Marina Response:
thank you very much for the kind words, really appreciate it. hope to see you again. be careful, take care. lee

by susanbmsp on Aug 11, 2020
Close to restaurants. Clean. Good "no frills"dockage for overnight stay.
Marina Response:
Thanks for the compliment and hope to see you again. Be careful, take care Lee Everett, Dockmaster

by cveach on Jul 08, 2020
Staff and facilities were great. Lee does a great job.

by dhsanchez on Jul 05, 2020
Excellent service. Dock master visited us to assure all was well. Did not use facilities due to Covid concerns.
Marina Response:
Glad you enjoyed your stay and hope you'll be back again. Thank you & take care. Lee Everett, Dockmaster

by gs72331 on Jul 05, 2020
Wonderful time. Dock master was kind and helpful
Marina Response:
Thank you for the kind words, really appreciate it. Hope you will visit with us again. Take care. Lee Everett, Dockmaster

by hitide56 on Jun 23, 2020
Easy and convenient. Great spot. Lee is a very friendly and accommodating person.
Marina Response:
Thank you for the compliment. Hope to see you again. Take care, Lee

by genecole on Jun 12, 2020
Lee and Kurt were the best host ever..we look forward to many more visits to come. Very friendly 😁.
Marina Response:
Thank you much for the kind words Gene. Pleasure to meet you & Candace and look forward to seeing you again Take care, Lee & Kirk

by clovett10s on Jun 08, 2020
Lee is a wonderful dock master! The facility is perfect and very clean! We look forward to seeing Lee next year. TripleF captain Robby and Cathy
Marina Response:
Thanks much Cathy for the kind words. Sorry i didn't get to see you before you left. Pleasure meeting yall, take care Lee

by jena007 on May 28, 2020
Dock master was very helpful and available.

by porsche583 on May 25, 2020
Everything went well, Mr. Lee was very kind, professional and extremely helpful. The best
Marina Response:
Thank you very much for the kind words. Hope to see you again. Take care, Lee

by 123456 on May 14, 2020
5 Star review - thank you!
Marina Response:
Thank you much for the kind words. Hope to see you again Lee everett,dockmaster

by rockhopper on Mar 27, 2020
We were very happy with our stay with the exception of the wifi and weekend staffing. The marina was well kept, bathrooms and showers were clean and a nice park area to walk dogs or kids to play. My complaint was that there was no weekend staff to greet us or assist with docking. Additionally, the wifi reception was only strong on the porch of the office marking working from the boat impossible. We would recommend this marina to friends and will certainly return ourselves.
Marina Response:
Apologize for no one being there to help you. I was off that weekend and the person covering was unavoidably unavailable. Will contact our IT staff in regards to the wifi. Again my apologizes Lee Everett, Dockmaster

by xdcxdn9wj14pl7wkpqix on Mar 12, 2020
Grounded out at low tide drawing 3.5 feet Suggest bow in only
Marina Response:
apologize for that. it was during the worm moon and tide was much lower than normal

by masonprops on Feb 14, 2020
Very friendly and helpful staff!
Marina Response:
Thank you very much & hope to see you again. Take care, Lee

by zencra on Nov 26, 2019
A great facility at a reasonable price, inclusive of power, wifi, showers. Close enough to shops and restaurants. Lee was great at short notice with storm coming, he met us at docks to help with lines. Thanks Lee.
Marina Response:
thanks much for the kind words. be careful, hope to see you again lee

by meulikk on Nov 18, 2019
Docks in great shape, floating, all facilities very clean. Staff is super helpful. Great protection from the last N/NE Gale. Next to a small park that is constantly being cared for.
Marina Response:
kirk, thanks for the kind words. be safe

by rodgunter on Nov 08, 2019
This was a great stay close to restaurants and stores to reprovision and the dockmaster Lee was very helpful, definitely would stay again
Marina Response:
thanks rod for the kind words. you guys be careful. look forward to seeing you again lee

by daysailj on Oct 29, 2019
Dockmaster Lee was great on the phone, and very welcoming and helpful when we arrived. We’ll be back!
Marina Response:
Thank you much for the kind words. Be careful and look forward to seeing you again. Lee

by cielo on Oct 17, 2019
Strong current parallel to dock. Very shallow on shore end of docks (<3ft). Nice park by docks. Limited amperage on power pedestal breakers for heavy usage boats. Dockmaster very helpful.
Marina Response:
Robert, apologize for electrical issues. Hope the rest of your stay was enjoyable. Lee

by mlaughton on Oct 12, 2019
Great location. Harbormaster is professional and very courteous offering assistance at every step of arrival and departure. Current can be challenging. Recommend arriving and departing near slack water. Many great restaurants in walking distance.
Marina Response:
Thank you very much for the kind words. Hope to see you again

by terryreed on Aug 20, 2019
Nice, clean, convenient. Easy access.

by pmiddleton on Jul 23, 2019
Very friendly people. The installations OK.
Marina Response:
Thank you

by winbourne on Jul 20, 2019
Excellent service by the dock master and staff on a very busy (and windy) afternoon.
Marina Response:
Curt, thank you for the kind words. Hope to see you again. Take care, Lee

by myanchorholds on Jul 07, 2019
Really nice people and very helpful and we loved the acess to shops and restaurants. Easy access to docking slip We really enjoyed our stay. We recommend it highly
Marina Response:
Andy, thank you much for the kind words. Hope to see you again. Take care, Lee

by drbdavis32 on Jun 24, 2019
Very nice facility. Really enjoyed the live band at Alive at Five. The Dockmaster Lee is super friendly and always makes sure our stay is perfect.

by whitprocter on Jun 22, 2019
First class! Dockmaster is completely on top of things. Great service. Nice to be remembered as a repeat customer and welcomed like a friend.
Marina Response:
Thanks Whit, appreciate the kind words. See you next time brother

by jlakey24549 on Jun 04, 2019
Dock Master was very welcoming and helpful when we arrived and docked for the evening. The facilities were very clean and modern. The location is within walking distance to many restaurants and great shops. We will definitely dock here again. Thank you for hosting us.

by alexis on Nov 29, 2018
Great place to stop and rest. Easy to get in and out. Slips are in great condition with good depth (we draft 8 feet, no problem) facilities are clean and many places to eat. The nicest people, the place has a safe friendly atmosphere.
Marina Response:
Thanks alexis for the kind words. Pleasure to meet yall and wish safe travels. Lee

by starcruiser37 on Nov 17, 2018
Everything was great: location, staff, facilities. Ace Marine hardware within walking distance and several good restaurants nearby. Would stay here again.
Marina Response:
Carol, thanks for the kind words. Be careful and have a happy holiday season. Enjoy the wild boar! Lee

by floatinghome on Nov 17, 2018
Dockmaster Lee is outstanding, very welcoming and runs a great facility. The docks are in great shape.
Marina Response:
Thanks very much for the kind words jim, pleasure meeting yall. Hope you stop by again. Be safe & have a happy holiday season. Lee

by lawpilot1 on Nov 12, 2018
Great stay! Nice docks and beautiful evening views.
Marina Response:
Thank you and glad you enjoyed your stay. Hope to see you again

by wesmac on Oct 30, 2018
Current can be a bit tricky. Time your arrival around slack tides.

by reviewoutlaw on Oct 27, 2018
Very nice friendly dock master, bathroom and showers nice and close to dock, the shower curtain in men’s room needs to be replaced. Close to restaurants and marine store which was nice as well. Boat was rocking a lot with the wind pointing right at it but that was just the weather.
Marina Response:
Thanks for the kind words. Will get right on the shower curtain monday morning. Safe travels

by marty100 on Aug 05, 2018
Facilities were nice. Docks were clean and neat. Lee the dockmaster checked on us a couple of times and was very pleasant.
Marina Response:
Thank you very much marty for the kind words. Hope to see you again. Lee Everett

by robloew on Jun 06, 2018
Very difficult place to dock with 2knot current running perpendicular to the floating docks. Wait for slack water, and possibly local volunteers will help with lines. Power boxes were damaged, with only 1 screw holding in the 30 & 50 amp sockets. The 30 amp breaker kept tripping at 22 amps, so we used one side of our 50 amp splitter to get the full 30. Close to expensive and noisy restaurants (on a Tuesday).
Marina Response:
Robert, i apologize for the electrical issues you had and thank you for bringing it to my attention. We had that corrected yesterday. If you should stay with us again and need help tieing up, call me and will be glad to come help. As for the restaurants, again i apologize if they were not to your liking but i have no control over them. Hope you will consider staying with us again. Thank you for your time. Lee Everett, Dockmaster

by morris on Apr 07, 2018
Very nice!! Clean restrooms, hot showers, enjoyed our stay!

by beverlybest67 on Feb 27, 2018
Highly recommend! Great location and docks.

by duanecampbell on Nov 29, 2017
Morehead City Transient Docks was very good to us. We stayed there well over a month as live-aboards on our way south. The dock master, Lee, was very kind and helpful. The location was great as it was a short walk from many restaurants and several parks. The bathrooms were convenient and clean. We enjoyed our time at the marina and the area.

by pso on Aug 21, 2017
Great Docks! We stayed right across the road and the convenience was wonderful. Lee Everett, the dock-master, was very helpful and made our stay simple!

by spointer on Aug 20, 2017
Lee was awesome. Very helpful!

by davidfrench on Jul 25, 2017
Dock easily accessible and very clean. Didn't use facilities. Hope to use again.

by carefreebm on Jul 17, 2017
Floating docks are in good shape and pricing is good. Dockmaster Lee is friendly and accomodating, but is not very experienced. We have a cat, and as such we were put on the E end face dock.This dock is very shallow at low tide near the seawall, so we should have gone bow in toward the wall, but he told us incorrectly it did not matter, leading to our rudders sitting on the bottom at low tide. Fortunately they have a skeg to protect them. We would be fine bow in as low water depth was 7'+ at other end of dock. Location is excellent for access to restaurants and Morehead City waterfront attractions. Power, water and Wifi access is good and restrooms/showers are not far away as there are only 10 slips. No laundry facilities or ice at office. The park onshore has Sat evening concerts (ending at 8:30pm) in the summertime - easy to watch from on board. Marked down from 5 stars due to lack of full facilities and lack of knowledge of dockmaster putting us on the bottom.

by tommyspence1 on Jul 12, 2017
The only negative review I would have is that I came in one afternoon and another boat took my slip and moved my reserved sign off my slip.
Status: Open

We are open for overnight docking. Restrooms and showers are open

Last Updated:2 months ago

About Morehead City Transient Docks

The Morehead City Docks located at 807 Shepard St., Morehead City, NC is a mid-Atlantic stopping point for those cruising north/south, fishing the Bogue / Core Sound and Outer Banks’ waters, or beginning the ocean voyage to the Caribbean and beyond. This sheltered, deep-water basin has 8-10 foot minimum depths at dockside, and easy access to the Intra-coastal Waterway and Beaufort Inlet. MCD offers 10 slips (26 ft. to 50. ft. long with widths to 20 ft.). Floating docks assure easy passenger access to docked vessels regardless of tide conditions. Amenities include: electric hookups and water. Conveniently located on the Morehead City waterfront and within walking distance to banks, shops, Post Office, churches, Webb Library and many fine restaurants.

Please note: We have a minimum dockage fee of $40.40 plus an additional $1.55 per foot for boats over 26 feet. Dockage fee includes water and electricity. All reservations are processed through Dockwa; Checks and Cash are NOT accepted.

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