Town of Bristol Marina and Maritime Center


Dock
$4/ft

Mooring
$50

Day Trip
See Booking Info Below
127 Thames Street
Bristol, RI 02809
Check-in after 12:00 PM
Check-out before 10:00 AM
VHF 16

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177 Reviews

by David B. - Verified user on Jun 03, 2024
My wife and I loved our stay in Bristol. The town is picturesque and very entertaining! The Harbor is pretty, bustling and very accessible. The public marina is superb! Of particular note, the town marina staff were wonderful! We will be back for sure!!!!

by Michael M. - Verified user on Jun 02, 2024
Always a great harbor..

by Charles C. - Verified user on May 27, 2024
Great staff here. Beautiful town.

by Carlos D. - Verified user on May 22, 2024
Nice spot! Conveniently located to everything!

by Joseph S. - Verified user on Oct 29, 2023
Awesome time, staff is the best!

by David H. - Verified user on Oct 26, 2023
Always great. Very courteous staff.

by Sylvain L. - Verified user on Oct 02, 2023
Great stop for lunch during a long sail. Mooring had pick up stick that made it super easy to moor the boat and was slime free! Dinghy dock can use a little more protection from aging wood...

by Randy W. - Verified user on Oct 01, 2023
Bristol Harbor Master very helpful. (Bristol is a charming town. Had a lot of fun.

by ken s. - Verified user on Sep 24, 2023
Beautiful dock, nice location

by Lou R. - Verified user on Sep 12, 2023
My two month stay at the Bristol Maritime Center was undoubtedly one of the best experiences I've had in terms of service, convenience and staff friendliness. I came to recuperate from a broken leg and get my boat ready for sailing to the Caribbean. I cannot count the number of times the staff accommodated me. I would love to personally list every person who helped in so many different ways, but I just have to say that the Harbormaster, Greg, and office manager, Jennifer, run a first-rate operation. Bristol is a perfect location for a weekend getaway or in my case, a summer stay. It is a mini Newport with all of the services, restaurants and bars you would need.

by Dave E. - Verified user on Sep 11, 2023
Love being in Bristol. We were on TM-10 which wasn’t bad but a bit noisy. Still prefer TM-1. Other than that we had a wonderful time. We will be back.

by Michael P. - Verified user on Sep 10, 2023
They sent an email & text with mooring field map. That should be standard. I wish ALL marinas did this. Jennifer was very friendly. They were great.

by charles s. - Verified user on Sep 06, 2023
Nice dock master and marina manager. Very good facility. We didn’t appreciate people fishing so close to our boat at all hours

by George S. - Verified user on Sep 05, 2023
We stayed Labor Day Weekend, Saturday and Sunday. Saturday strong southerly wind, waves breaking over dock, spray on windshield! Can't blame the facility for the weather. Docks, personnel, heads and showers very nice. Biggest complaint was a fisherman screaming to his friend at 0630 Monday AM! We left early!

by Mark T. - Verified user on Sep 05, 2023
No solid direction to the intended slip. On the dock change of slip indirectly resulting in a collision with a docked boat, and slight damage. Ended up on a smaller slip than the boat. Older and wiser now, but we will likely continue to use Dockwa.

by Brendan t. - Verified user on Sep 04, 2023
Easy to get in and out of a Staff very helpful

by Robert C. - Verified user on Sep 04, 2023
Unfortunately we were unwilling participants in a deafening wedding bash at a tent venue close by. Kept us up til 1 am. Other than that, it was great! The harbor master responded quickly when there was another boat on our mooring at 3 pm when we arrived. Bristol is a beautiful harbor with an excellent nearby coffee shop - empire tea and coffee…. Lemon poppy muffins !

by Roger S. - Verified user on Sep 04, 2023
Nice docks but with the wind out of the south it is difficult to tie up. I have used this dock twice and each time there was a strong southerly and docking was very hard. There isn’t much room between docks to rotate the boat to align it with the dock and compensate for the wind.

by Michael S. - Verified user on Sep 03, 2023
Great communication, Easy access and new well protected facility!

by David H. - Verified user on Sep 02, 2023
Gorgeous views from the transient slips. Easy walk to everything

by David W. - Verified user on Sep 02, 2023
Great Harbormaster Crew! Excellent facilities.

by Jeff G. - Verified user on Sep 02, 2023
Nice quiet harbor this time of year.

by Barbara H. - Verified user on Sep 01, 2023
very expensive for services available

by Brian L. - Verified user on Aug 29, 2023
The facility was great , staff , showers etc were very nice. The local fisherman were on the dock fairly late and again at 0500 the next morning , quite loud , unaccustomed to folks sleeping aboard in the transient slips. I will NOT hurry back.

by Michael M. - Verified user on Aug 29, 2023
great town for a day visit
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About Town of Bristol Marina and Maritime Center

Vote today! Bristol Marina & Maritime Center for best harbor! You can vote at https://www.usharbors.com/best-harbor-vote/ between May 17th and June 16th.

Bristol Harbor offers some of the most beautiful sights and attractions in all of northern Rhode Island. Our town docks are only a short walk away from countless historic shops and restaurants right in the heart of Bristol. With plenty to see, you're guaranteed to enjoy your stay here in Bristol Harbor. Along with being only a short bike ride from the Herreshoff Marine Museum, guests from all over come to enjoy the oldest Fourth of July parade in the country! Whether you're staying on a mooring or at the town dock, Bristol has plenty for you and your family to enjoy and excellent time in town!

Please note: water supply on the dock is not for personal consumption.

End of Season Maritime Center & Fuel Dock Hours: Fuel Dock Open Daily 8:30AM-6PM - recommended port tie up | Maritime Center Open Daily Mon.-Sat. 8AM-6PM & Sun. 8AM-6PM | Reservation Check in time: 11AM / Check out time: 10AM

**Transient Mooring & Dock Maps linked on our website under Harbor Resources www.bristolri.gov/harbor


Booking Info

Day Trip - Dockage: Up to 4 hours = $10 an hour (beyond that, you will be charged the nightly rate for dockage). You will be charged for 2 hours upfront and refunded if you stay less.

Please provide your ETA and how many hours you will be staying within the "Special Request" box when submitting the request. Upon arrival please check in with the Dockmaster.

Day Trip - Mooring: $25

Please call the office to book Day Trips for Moorings.

Electric will be charged separately from your dockage bill. Please remember to select the electric option you need during the reservation process.


Services

  • Gas
  • Diesel
  • Water Hookup
  • Electrical

Listed Pump Prices

Last Updated on 05/28/2024 at 1:16PM

  • Regular Gas: $4.05

  • Diesel: $3.80


Amenities

  • Ship Store
  • Dry Stack
  • Wireless Internet
  • Pumpout
  • Restrooms
  • Showers
  • Laundry
  • Ice
  • Launch Ramp
  • Groceries
  • Restaurant
  • Floating Docks
  • Pet Friendly
  • Medical Facilities w/in 5 Miles

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