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Battleship Cove Moorings

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Battleship Cove
Fall River, MA 02722
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17 Reviews

by depot430 on Aug 11, 2020
Great spot! Lots of things to do.

by idontwantausername on Aug 05, 2020
Great stay! We stayed for tropical storm Isaias and had great protection from the south. A very nice harbor master greeted us and helped catch our mooring. A great perk is the navy ships to explore, right there in the cove. The ticket is good for 24 hours and so we went three times and had a blast.

by ladybug on Aug 02, 2020
Good. Convenient dinghy dock, good eateries nearby and, of course,, 2 days of touring the ships. Harbormaster was very friendly as well.

by t.mortimer on Jul 18, 2020
Good overnight but a little noisy with city and bridge traffic.

by courtneyblanchard on Jul 04, 2020
Harbor Master Bob Smith was very nice and professional! Thanks you!

by westerly40 on Aug 16, 2019
Great stop on our club cruise. The Harbormaster is first rate; helping if you need to loop thru the stand up mooring eye, free pumpout even if you are not aboard. They will even dispose of your trash. We will return again for all that Fall River has to offer.

by sromaine on Aug 11, 2019
Great spot right next to the Battleship Massachusetts. Harbormaster was very helpful and accommodating. The museum is outstanding and there is an excellent waterfront restaurant, just north of the cove, within walking distance, on a well maintained boardwalk.

by pberardino on Aug 09, 2019
The harbor master is the best! Pump out available and they took our garbage too. Quite a special place to be moored.

by jacquesf on Jul 19, 2019
I enjoyed the visit of those wonderful battleships and submarine that remind us of the cost of our freedom.

by horizon8228 on Jul 17, 2019
It was an amazing experience to moor that close to the battleships! Appreciated the ability to raft up with our traveling boats and the area was much nicer than anticipated being in the city. The surrounding park along the waterfront is really nice! It is noisy of course since the highway runs right overhead but cove was very still at night. Not much to do in the area though to access safely from the cove. The Cove restaurant was very nice and they have a dinghy dock. Borden Light Marina right before the bridge has ice and gas. Only negatives - no place to get water or get rid of trash. No ice on premises. Worth a one night stay to explore a part of history.

by vefthimiades on Jun 29, 2019
Staff was very accommodating with the limited resources they have available. They will bend over backwards for you.

by katydory on Aug 27, 2018
We had a great stay, the Harbor Master was friendly and helpful. There is no launch service but plenty of places to pull your skiff up. There were several waterfront restaurants. Only cons, no breakfast/coffee places close and I would not swim in that water.

by jwshipman on Aug 04, 2018
The Fall River Harbor Master, his crew and museum folks were very helpful. Our cruising group felt welcome and we all had a memorable time. We will return to explore more about the history and growing marina activities.

by mpike on Jul 05, 2018
Really unique experience! I remember staying aboard the battleship as a kid, but my husband had never visited, so I figured what better way than by water? The harbormaster manages the moorings, and he couldn't be nicer. He and the gentleman who maintains the moorings for him were incredibly welcoming and let us know where to go (and where not to). Fall River's waterfront seems to be making a comeback, and the area around the battleship is totally fine. It's a bit noisy with the Braga Bridge and Rte195 right there, and if you're into places with lots of amenities, Battleship Cove probably isn't for you since you just get the mooring and access to the dinghy dock. However, it's really cool to spend the night with just a few other boats and a battleship and I definitely recommend a visit!
Marina Response:
Thank you very much for your kind commments. I'm glad that you enjoyed your stay. We look forward to your next visit. We are trying very hard to make sure that boaters have a very pleasant stay when they visit Fall River. In the near future our "City Pier" facility will begin construction and we will offer many new amenities (showers, water, etc.). Thanks again, and we hope to see you soon. Sincerely, Bob Smith Fall River Harbormaster 508-207-7730

by ybaglini on Aug 28, 2017
What a terrific place to stay! Our mooring was protected in the harbor behind a battleship. Many restaraunts nearby in addition to having a carosel and museum right at the dinghy dock. The harbormaster, Bob Smith, could not do enough to make our stay pleasant and enjoyable. Kudos to Bob, we had a great weekend with friends and will certainly recommend, battle ship cove as a destination to our boating community.

by kmf777 on Aug 22, 2017
Never before in any marina or public marine facility have we been treated so nicely, and cared for so well.. Bob Smith of Fall River Harbormaster was the most accommodating any boater could ask for. The moorings are within a few hundred feet of the beautiful And majestic Battleship Cove, with a free dinghy dock and incredible restaurants only feet away. The Fall River waterfront is fast becoming a boaters oasis... and with Harbormasters like Fall River's it's a no brainer that will be back many more times. We spent the night and unfortunately had dead batteries the next morning- I called the Harbormaster and within minutes he was there to jump us and get us going again. And did so with a smile. Kudos to them for your their unsurpassed service and hospitality.

by rkaywhite on Jul 04, 2017
It is beautiful atmosphere. People are so friendly. Harbormaster very helpful and friendly.

About Battleship Cove Moorings

The city of Fall River has several transient moorings available for daily rental in Battleship Cove. The daily rate is $36.50. Come spend the night in Battleship Cove. The kids love to go on the Battleship & the submarine. Get a few boats together from your club and come spend the weekend with us in Battleship Cove.


  • Launch Ramp
  • Medical Facilities w/in 5 Miles
  • Pumpout
  • Restaurant
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