by Lynn C. - Verified user on Oct 01, 2023
Very welcoming marina with excellent service, laundry and shower facilities and courtesy car for those needing such things as groceries.
Lynn, thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. The staff and myself really enjoyed serving you on multiple occasions this summer. We look forward to hopefully seeing you next year. Have a wonderful winter!
by James C. - Verified user on Sep 30, 2023
Nice marina, friendly Dock Master (Chris), met us to tie up even after normal closing times. Mostly sheltered from wakes. Good wifi, 4 showers total, clean and spacious, even complimentary coffee in the lounge area and towels were provided. Adjacent restaurant, but easy walk to downtown for many others. (don't wait past 8 pm though). Our first stay at a Safe Harbor dock, so was impressed with the level of cleanliness and hospitality. Hopefully this is what we'll see at others too!
James, we were so glad to be part of your first Safe Harbor experience! There are other great locations here in Maine and along the eastern seaboard. We hope to see you back next year. Have a safe and healthy winter!
by Danson H. - Verified user on Sep 28, 2023
Great docks, friendly dock master
Danson, thank you for taking the time to leave a review! We look forward to seeing you again. Safe travels on your trip south!
by Duncan P. - Verified user on Sep 26, 2023
Very nice staff. Great facilities.
Duncan, the crew and myself enjoyed getting to know you. We look forward to serving you in future! Have a wonderful winter!
by Bill B. - Verified user on Sep 23, 2023
Great facilities, super helpful team (thank you Chris and Melvin). A nice short walk into town. Bathroom and showers were spotless.
Bill, thank you so much for taking the time to leave us a review! We look forward to seeing you again!
by Gene C. - Verified user on Sep 16, 2023
The team here is fantastic. Chris the Dockmaster is above and beyond. Melvin and the rest of the crew are outstanding. We will always put Rockland on our trip itinerary.
Gene, thank you so much for the review and kind words! We can’t thank you enough for trying out the pennant flag idea while staying with us! You will get credit once implemented! Safe travels to you guys! Enjoy Camden!
by Donald C. - Verified user on Sep 11, 2023
Great staff, good location in the heart of Rockland, nearby Restuarant, very clean.
Thank you so much for taking the time to leave a review. We appreciate the kind words!
by Chris G. - Verified user on Sep 07, 2023
Melvin, Chris, and crew are simply the best. They were very accommodating and the docks and facilities are all immaculate. The courtesy car and laundry facilities came in very handy. Can’t wait to visit Safe Harbor Rockland again!
Chris thank you so much for taking the time to leave us a review! We all enjoyed getting to know you. We can’t wait to see and serve you again!
by JD D. - Verified user on Sep 06, 2023
Great Staff and really liked the availability of a courtesy car
JD, thank you so much for taking the time to leave a review! We hope to see you back again soon!
by Bruce P. on Sep 03, 2023
Melvin, Chris and the rest of Safe Harbors Rockland crew are the best. Facilities are first rate. Courteous and helpful best describes SHR. SV Pegasus will be back!
by Ryan & Jenner Y. - Verified user on Sep 03, 2023
Excellent customer service for our after hours arrival
Ryan + Jenner, thank you for the review. We look forward to seeing you in the future!
by Andrew R. - Verified user on Aug 31, 2023
Very nice location. Chris and his crew go out of their way to ensure your stay is enjoyable. Mooring balls and tackle are in excellent condition. Real great operation. Looking forward to returning !
by Glenn K. - Verified user on Aug 30, 2023
Chris and his crew were very accommodating, helpful and friendly. Really enjoyed our stay. We will come back.
by Lisa C. - Verified user on Aug 28, 2023
Safe Harbor Rockland has great facilities and Staff. Everyone we met was professional, helpful and courteous. The showers and laundry were exceptionally clean. The courtsey car was so helpful to allow us to get provisioned for our trip south. Chris, Melvin, Lulu, Joe and Brady, thank you so much for a great stay! We will make Safe Harbor Rockland apart of our annual stay as we love spending summers in Maine!
by Pete W. - Verified user on Aug 26, 2023
This is not my first report. I think this facility is the best I have visited in the past four years...my time with a seaworthy boat. I highly recommend a visit if in the area
Pete, Thank you for the kind words. We appreciate you as a customer. We always look forward to you guys coming in on the dock! Have a safe season until we see you next!
by Kristin S. - Verified user on Aug 25, 2023
Super clean marina and Chris was great!
by Bradford D. - Verified user on Aug 25, 2023
Chris the dock master and his staff were great! Nice shower facility. I was on a mooring as they couldn’t accommodate me at the dock. The loaner car to go provision was a really nice bonus! Rockland as a town is all a painter/sailor could want - Hamilton Marine chandlery, Farnsworth Museum, ………
by CHRIS H. - Verified user on Aug 23, 2023
Always great. Friendly helpful staff, clean docks and bathrooms, laundry. Great experience in Rockland!
by Gregory B. - Verified user on Aug 21, 2023
Very clean and professional
by Raejean F. - Verified user on Aug 21, 2023
We loved our experience at the slip. Chris, Melvin, Joe, Lulu are the best. We were able to get the courtesy car and head out to see The Olson House--where Andrew Wyeth painted his famous "Christina's World" painting. The facilities are amazing--fully equipped showers and bathrooms, walking distance to the main street of Rockland--great restaurants, especially enjoyed Me Lon Togo (I love Togo)--wonderfully authentic cuisine from West Africa--and music. Chef Jordan plays drums to accompany a guitarist--an experience not to be missed!
Raejean, the team at Safe Harbor Rockland really enjoyed getting to know you guys! Safe travels! We hope to see you again this summer!
by Hugh B. - Verified user on Aug 18, 2023
We got a mooring here at the last minute as our other choice in Rockland did not work out. What a pleasant surprise. The Safe Harbor facility was small but immaculate. The team, led by Chris Benedict were wonderful, polite and helpful, The facilities were immaculate. Complimentary terry cloth towels in the showers(?!) - that's a first. The docks and mooring tackle were the latest and highest quality. A great choice in Rockland. We will be back!
by Fred L. - Verified user on Aug 17, 2023
Totally enjoyed our stay. Chris, the dock master, is fantastic. He and his crew make you feel welcome and make sure you have everything you need. Location is convenient to downtown Rockland, a short walk. The courtesy car was great, we were able to use it to run some errands and re-provision. Highly recommend the marina.
by John G. - Verified user on Aug 15, 2023
I stayed at one of the moorings. They sent me a message before my arrival with mooring assignment, map of mooring field. Also sent an email with information about their marina and the town. The marina is located south of town, but it is an easy walk along the harbor. Was a great opportunity to stretch the legs. If you are looking for a meal off the boat, I recommend Archers.
by David K. - Verified user on Aug 13, 2023
Safe Harbor Rockland provides an extraordinary level of service to the visiting yachtsman. The shower facility is spotless and provide fresh towels, laundry is free, courtesy car available, staff helpful, pleasant and willing to go the extra mile. Some of the higher priced facilities on the East coast could take a page from their book. Rockland is a worthwhile stop for those in need supplies and bit of culture at the Farnsworth Museum, and it’s nice to see an active, working waterfront.
by Holly L. - Verified user on Aug 13, 2023
Chris, Melvin, and Lulu were so friendly and helpful! Bathrooms spotless and so well-appointed. Will definitely stay again.
by Joseph C. - Verified user on Aug 13, 2023
Well managed. Attentive dock staff. Clean, well maintained facility. Can't comment on heads and showers as we did not take advantage. Excellent stay for our team delivering a boat to NY.
by Carlos D. - Verified user on Aug 10, 2023
Chris the Dock-master is simply the best! Helped me find a much needed diver and scheduled the work needed. I can’t thank him enough!
Carlos, thank you so much, I was so glad to help! Glad we got everything figured out! We hope to see you guys back in the future! Safe travels!
by William B. - Verified user on Aug 07, 2023
one of the cleanest marinas I have ever been in. Great crew, great location.
William, the team really enjoyed having you guys! Safe travels! We hope to see you again soon. We appreciate you taking the time to review your stay!
by John J. - Verified user on Aug 07, 2023
Mooring was far out but facilities and staff were top notch, bathrooms etc were the best I've seen
John, thank you for taking the time to leave a review! We hope to see you again in the future.
by Paul K. - Verified user on Aug 02, 2023
Safe Harbor Rockland is among the very best Marinas I have had the pleasure of visiting. The location deep in the harbor makes it quite and no wakes to push you around. The dock hands are outstanding. They are truly the best I have worked with. Finally, if you are in need of curtesy car, their’s are clean, new and luxury. CALL OUT TO CHRIS FOR RUNNING A GREAT OPERATION. CANNOT WAIT TO GO BACK. Paul Kramer / Wakely
Paul, the team enjoyed having you guys so much. We can't thank you enough for the kind words. I'm lucky to have such an amazing team! We all can't wait to see you guys in the future!
by Robert D. - Verified user on Jul 31, 2023
Chris and team are incredible, amenities, service and facilities excellent.
Robert, thank you so much for taking the time to leave us a review! We can’t wait to have you back in the future!
by Regis M. - Verified user on Jul 29, 2023
Very small but five star marina. With a beautiful view on the bay. Incredible staff so helpful and friendly. So … we stayed longer to enjoy this hospitality. Rm
Regis, thanks for taking the time to leave a review! The team and myself really enjoyed getting to know all of you guys! We are glad you made us a stop on your cross Atlantic trip! We hope to see you guys again in the future!
by Judith M. - Verified user on Jul 28, 2023
Very protected location , Very friendly and professional staff.. we will be back !!
by Michael H. on Jul 27, 2023
Exceptional! We’ve been sailing the coast from Portland to Rockland, and Safe Harbor Rockland is in a class all their own. All the amenities are as advertised. Very clean showers (fresh towels included!) and the complimentary laundry machines are in excellent condition. The docks themselves are like new with easy access to water hoses and shore power hookups. The facility is located at the end of a pleasant walking path along the harbor that leads into town (10 minute walk to great coffee, baked goods, dining, and shops). We also were able to utilize the courtesy vehicle for a trip to Hannaford for some groceries.
Best of all, is the service provided by the staff! Dockhands Lulu and Joe were waiting on the dock with Dockmaster Chris as we approached. They caught our lines for a smooth docking and provided warm greetings. They provided service from the start by offering and then hooking up ur vessel to shore power. Lulu provided us a written card with passcodes and WiFi access (their WiFi signal is excellent). We enjoyed our evening so much the we stayed an extra day. On a return sail from North Haven (highly recommend), we were a bit slow and had a 1900 arrival (closing time). I called the marina and dockhand Brady was there to catch our lines and hook up shore power. I can’t say enough how enjoyable our stay was due to the excellent staff!
We will definitely return and highly recommend SH if Rockland is one of your cruising destinations.
by Kent T. - Verified user on Jul 27, 2023
Chris and his crew are outstanding. Very accommodating.
Unlike the onsite restaurant, (unafiliated with Safe Harbor),who's daily special seems to be arrogance.
by Thacher B. - Verified user on Jul 27, 2023
Great service. Fro Chris and his team.
by Mike s. - Verified user on Jul 26, 2023
Safe Harbors Rockland was very accommodating. No fault of theirs, but the open harbor is too folly for our returning. No harbormaster control of boat speed.
by Joy F. - Verified user on Jul 23, 2023
Delightful stay. Outstanding staff and beautiful accommodations.
by Wenda R. - Verified user on Jul 22, 2023
Can’t say enough about how friendly and welcoming all the staff was. The facilities are excellent. The towels, toiletries and laundry access very much appreciated. Highly recommend
by Vernon S. - Verified user on Jul 22, 2023
Chris, the dock master and his team were extraordinarily helpful and skilled. The amenities at this marina were a step above all other marinas we visited. In particular the restrooms and showers were in great condition, had fresh flowers and unusual in my experience, towels, shampoo and soap were provided. Make up remover was even provided for the ladies. In the laundry room the washers and dryers were new and were available at no cost; as well detergent etc again was available at no cost. Kudos to Chris and his team. We will certainly be returning.
by Lilly P. - Verified user on Jul 20, 2023
Safe Harbor is always great! Thank you Chris and your smiling staff. Lilly
Lilly, the team really appreciates you taking the time to leave us a review! We hope to serve you again soon!
by Carol C. - Verified user on Jul 20, 2023
Great staff, willing to let us stay on the mooring a bit longer so the fog could clear. The very best shower facilities, with towels and toiletries provided.
Carol, thank you so much for the review and your positive attitude even with all of the fog we had! It was our pleasure and we hope to see you in the future!
by Jeff D. - Verified user on Jul 18, 2023
Excellent all around. Great people. Amazing facilities. 5 star quality restrooms and showers.
Jeff, the team really enjoyed getting to know you guys and of course your wonderful dog! Thanks for the review and we hope to see you guys again real soon!
by Mary B. - Verified user on Jul 17, 2023
We never want to leave… Can’t say enough good things about the marina and Rockland. The marina: friendly staff who went above and beyond(Chris, Lulu, Joe and Wallace), the immaculate showers with clean fluffy towels, courtesy car, laundry, convenient restaurant(Archers), the cozy seating area with gas fireplace. We loved our stay!
Mary, thank you so much for taking the time to write a review! The entire staff enjoyed getting to know you! We really appreciate it! Safe travels and we hope to see you again soon!
by Wendy H. - Verified user on Jul 13, 2023
Staff, facilities, location, could not have been better. Absolutely top notch facility. Grocery and hardware store are a good way away so the loaner car was really helpful. It is Maine so the weather was to be expected. Staff was available, helpful, and responsive beyond our expectations. Small facility currently, with permits and intentions to move ahead with a significant expansion. Great convenient location with easy walking access to Rockland facilities including the Farnsworth Museum, fuel, large marine repair facilities, a restored theater, a vibrant downtown noticeably scant in the typical tourist trappings.
Wendy, thank you for the well written review that describes Rocklands great location and what it has to offer! The team really enjoyed meeting and getting to know you both! We are glad to have you multiple times this summer!
by Nick I. - Verified user on Jul 11, 2023
Great staff and the nicest courtesy cars. Very clean and well maintained.
Thank you so much Nick! We enjoyed getting to know you both! We so appreciate you taking the time to leave us a review! We look forward to seeing you guys back again in August!
by Nathan R. - Verified user on Jul 07, 2023
Extremely welcoming staff, under great management. Clean and nice restrooms and showers. Highly recommend!
Nathan, thank you so much for the kind review. We all enjoyed getting to know you both. Enjoy the new boat! It’s an absolute beauty! We hope to see you guys many times in the future.
by Jim b. - Verified user on Jul 07, 2023
We stayed here for 3 nights and were very impressed with the quality of the service provided. The bathrooms are pristine. Free laundry is provided as well as a courtesy car for reprovisions.The staff is friendly,eager to help and very professional. We will be returning again
for a short stay on our way back from Bar Harbor. Well done Safe Habor on such an excellent marina!
Jim and Carol
Jim + Carol, thank you so much for the review and kind words. The team enjoyed getting to know you guys. We really look forward to seeing you guys again on your way back south!
by Jim G. - Verified user on Jun 30, 2023
What a wonderful Marina. The staff was amazingly helpful and friendly! They went above and beyond, helping us with whatever we needed. Even encouraging us to take the courtesy car just because it was rainy. The floating docks were in great condition. The bathrooms and laundry facilities were spotless and updated. We will defiantly return if we are in the area!
Jim, we were so happy to have you guys! We are so glad you didn’t let a little rain get in the way of exploring! Thanks so much for taking the time to leave a review! The team hopes to see you again in the future! Safe travels to Portland!
by Thomas J. - Verified user on Jun 26, 2023
Third time here. Great experience every time. They have the best staff of any marina in Maine. Brady (he really is “the GOAT”) did a terrific and went the extra mile. The docks are in great condition and the bathrooms and showers are the very best.
Thank you so much Tom. This review means a lot. We all enjoyed getting to know you guys and will be thrilled to see you the next time through! Brady is the GOAT we are lucky to have him!
by Alan B. - Verified user on Jun 26, 2023
best ever, great crew , will be back
Alan, the crew really enjoyed getting to know you guys! We will be excited to see S/V Maia back at Safe Harbor Rockland. We thank you so much for taking the time to leave a review! Safe travels and hopefully see you guys soon!
by William I. on Jun 25, 2023
I've had only good experiences in Safe Harbor Rockland. The staff is beyond helpful and dedicated (Chris, Melvin - thank you so much!), going the extra mile to help with transportation, boat issues, deliveries, and so on that seem to come up while cruising. Also, the laundry and bathroom facilities are always pristine and well supplied - best I've ever seen anywhere in a marina. One small but very appreciated detail is that they provide fresh towels for showers, which can be wonderful up in Maine in early or late season, when condensation can be an issue and towels just don't dry easily on a boat. Many thanks to Safe Harbor Rockland staff.
by Matthew G. - Verified user on Jun 21, 2023
Safe Harbor Rockland is the highlight of our transit from Quebec City to Stonington CT. Immaculate facilities, private docks, and outstanding service by the staff who go out of thier way to get to know thier guests needs. A must stay when visiting Penobscot Bay area!
Matthew, we love to hear you enjoyed the stay! You guys are amazing people! Safe travels to CT. We hope to see you again in the future! Many thanks for taking the time to leave us a review.
by Lars A. - Verified user on Jun 14, 2023
Top rating for Safe Harbour Rockland Marina. The best we been over the last years. Thanks to Cris and his team. Knowledgeable and very helpfull. Top rating docks, support infrastructure, showers, restrooms and laundry facilities.
Lars, it was an absolute pleasure getting to know you guys as you get ready to cross the Atlantic. The team and I look forward to seeing you again in years to come! We really appreciate you taking the time to leave us a review. Safe travels and cheers to many great adventures along the way!
by Neil R. - Verified user on Jun 11, 2023
A great facility, with an amazing staff. Always a favorite cruising destination. We'll be back!
Neil it’s always a pleasure to see you guys! Thank you so much for taking the time to leave a review. The team looks forward to your return! Safe travels!
by James B. - Verified user on Jun 02, 2023
Absolutely fantastic stay at Safe Harbor in Rockland! Took an early season spin through the mid coast and had the pleasure of spending a night with Chris, Melvin and the rest of the very attentive team at Safe Harbor. Top notch hospitality and service in spite of it being so early in the season. Great amenities (spotless bathrooms with towels and laundry access provided free of charge, courtesy car so we could visit a local restaurant). Fantastic location, easily walkable to everything in downtown Rockland, can’t wait to return!
James, it was so great getting to know you guys! We are glad you enjoyed the stay. Thank you for taking the time to leave a review! The team looks forward to seeing you guys again soon! Safe travels to Portland!
by Anthony y. on Oct 23, 2022
We arrived as transients late in the season. The welcome we received was exceptional. The entire team went out of their way to make us comfortable and the facilities were maintained to a professional standard. Thanks! We’ll be repeat customers for sure…
Thank you so much for taking the time to leave us a review! We really enjoyed getting to know you guys! We wish you guys safe travels south! We hope to see you again soon! Best wishes from the Safe Harbor Rockland team!
by Henry R. - Verified user on Oct 13, 2022
Communication with Safe Harbor is excellent!
Thank you Henry! We really appreciate the review! We look forward to seeing you again in the future!
by Allison H. on Oct 09, 2022
We had a great experience at Safe Harbor Rockland. We stayed a couple of nights at the dock and a few more on a mooring. Chris and the dock crew are all extremely friendly, helpful and encouraging. The facilities are excellent and include amenities not offered at many other amenities.
Tip: they have moorings closer to the marina and a few over by the breakwater. Our nights near the marina made coming to shore more convenient but we had less ferry boat rocking near the breakwater.
Thank you again to all of the dock crew!
The team here at Safe Harbor Rockland was so happy to be part of your journey to the Carolinas! We wish you safe travels and congratulations on the new boat! We hope to be able to see and serve you folks again! Thanks again for the kind review!
by Tom M. - Verified user on Oct 06, 2022
Beautiful facility, great staff. They were super helpful and friendly. The bathrooms and showers were well-appointed, comfortable, and immaculate. The best marina that I've ever stayed in!
Thank you so much Tom! The team and myself really enjoyed having you! We hope to see you guys again soon. Thanks again for the review!
by Barry B. on Oct 05, 2022
We just put our boat on the hard and wrapped up our first season with Safe Harbor Rockland. We couldn’t be happier with our experience. This is a smaller marina with a top notch team. They got to know us and provided excellent service, making us feel special. No matter what we were trying to do (or fix), they were always eager to help.
Melvin, Chris, Brady, Havana, Erv and the entire gang were all wonderful! We are definitely coming back next season.
Thank you so much for the Review! The team here at Safe Harbor Rockland really enjoyed getting to know you guys and always looked forward to seeing you! We are already looking forward to seeing and serving you guys next season! Have a safe and healthy winter! Thanks for being such great customers!
by Tommy M. on Oct 04, 2022
Beautiful facility and incredibly helpful and friendly staff.
Thank you for the kind words! We look forward to hopefully seeing you next year!
by Tori D. on Sep 29, 2022
Safe Harbor Rockland is absolutely top notch. Everyone from the employees you interact with on the dock, to those in the back office, are extremely friendly and very accommodating. Dock-master Chris and his dockhand, Melvin, went far above and beyond with every interaction we had. They took VERY good care of us!!!! We moored at Safe Harbor for the season. The amenities are incredible. Bath house is extremely clean and towels, bath mats, and extra items such as soap, shampoo, q-tips, etc are always on hand and easily accessible at no cost. The laundry facility is amazing as well. Truly can’t say enough good things about this marina. We look forward to returning for the season next year!
Thank you so much for the review! We really enjoyed having you folks! We are excited to see you guys next year! Thank you for taking the time to leave a review, The team at Safe Harbor Rockland wishes you a safe and wonderful winter!
by Laurie B. - Verified user on Sep 20, 2022
Great location, clean facilities and helpful staff make this our favorite Maine marina
Thank you so much for taking the time to leave a review! We always look forward to having you guys! Helping out with folding towels and things of that nature really meant a lot to us! We can't wait to see you guys next year!
by Curtis C. on Sep 04, 2022
Safe Harbor Rockland is a true gem of a marina. We travel the world stopping at different marinas and facilities and Rockland is at the top of our list of favorites. The staff here are incredibly accommodating and go out of their way to make sure our stay is perfect. The docks are in excellent condition already and I'm looking forward to visiting again when the new docks are in.
If you're cruising in the Rockland area, Safe Harbor is a must stop.
Thank you so much for the kind review! We look forward to seeing you folks again!
by Susan P. - Verified user on Sep 02, 2022
Mooring easy to find. Marina between two good restaurants. Staff very helpful. Will definitely be back soon.
We are so glad to hear! Thank you for taking the time to leave a review! We look forward to your return in the future!
by Nancy C. - Verified user on Sep 01, 2022
Dockmaster Chris and staff are terrific. The facility is lovely with top notch restrooms, showers, and laundry. Exceptionally clean with towels and toiletries. Dock is well protected. They gave us a courtesy car so we could drive to purchase provisions. Great restaurant on the grounds as well. We really enjoyed our stay!
Nancy, thank you so much for taking the time to leave us a review. We hope to see you again soon!
by Lee C. on Aug 30, 2022
We’ve been at a lot of marinas from Florida to Maine and Safe Harbor Rockland is simply the best! It’s location in Rockland Harbor is perfect - right on the Harbor Walk, close enough to town and Hamilton Marine to walk, but far enough away to be a quiet marina. Amenities like the best bathrooms in Rockland, laundry facilities, courtesy car, grill and seating area, and a restaurant at the top of the pier make this marina exceptional! We enjoyed our quick visit a few years ago so much that we are now seasonally based at Safe Harbor Rockland. While the facilities are great it’s the people who make the difference. Chris, Melvin, Brady, and Havana bend over backwards to make sure everything is tip-top. This year’s almost over and we look forward to returning next summer!
by Francesca E. on Aug 30, 2022
Our favorite Marina in Maine. Chris and his crew are helpful, attentive and friendly. Whether you are on a Mooring or at the dock the amenities are first class. Fabulous clean bath house. Showers with towels, bath mats and any toiletries you may have forgotten.
Free laundry ! Courtesy cars are brand new and seem to always be available. The walk to town is quick. This is a Marina we will stop at any time we are cruising in Maine.
Bonus is the great restaurant at the Marina.
Thank you so much for taking the time to leave a review! It was great getting to know you both! The crew hope to see SV Skalliwag in the future!
by Bert S. - Verified user on Aug 28, 2022
Excellent marina with helpful, knowledgeable crew. Best showers, with soft towels, shampoo, razors and more! Definitely highly recommended.
Thank you so much for the review! We really enjoyed having you guys and look forward to seeing you hopefully soon!
by Harold G. - Verified user on Aug 19, 2022
I cannot speak highly enough about Safe Harbor Rockland. Chris, the dockmaster, and Melvin, the #1 seasoned dockhand, are absolutely incredible. From the moment they tie you up, they are constantly asking if there is anything else they can do. Melvin would stop by the boat several times a day to check on us and see if there was anything we needed. The showers are some of the best we’ve seen. They include towel, floor mats, personal products and are impeccably clean. There’s no charge to use the washers and dryers which is the first we’ve seen in our cruising days. It is a short walk into town which is nice for the exercise and it is also much quieter there than the marinas on the town docks. And if you don’t want to walk they have courtesy cars which are one year old Ford Explorers. I wish I had a car that nice. They are getting ready to do a major expansion of this marina and I would encourage everyone to consider it if they’re staying in Rockland. Totally a first class operation!
Thank you so much for taking the time and leaving this kind and well written review! The Safe Harbor Rockland Team enjoyed taking care of and getting to know you folks this summer! We are excited to hopefully see you folks next year! Thanks again for taking the time to leave us this review! Have a safe and healthy winter!
by Alan R. - Verified user on Aug 15, 2022
Very friendly and helpful staff. Superior facilities and more on the way.
Would return again.
Thank you so much for the kind review! We look forward to serving you in the future!
by Bob S. - Verified user on Aug 13, 2022
Fabulous marina.. great dockmaster and staff and facilities..
Thank you so much for the review! We really enjoyed having you! We hope to see you again soon! Safe travels until next time!
by Laura S. - Verified user on Aug 10, 2022
Safe Harbor Rockland is a fantastic marina! We docked for a couple of nights. The staff are so helpful and friendly! The facilities/amenities are great - beautiful docks, gorgeous showers and rest rooms, laundry, and courtesy car. We enjoyed our stay and will be back!
by Bruce T. - Verified user on Aug 10, 2022
Great staff. Thanks
Thank you so much! We look forward to seeing you again soon!
by Donald S. - Verified user on Aug 07, 2022
The staff is friendly and extremely helpful. Chris and Brady are exceptionally talented in helping the Marina guests. They are flexible and try to exceed your expectations!
Thank you for the Review! We really appreciate the kind words! We really enjoyed getting to know you and the various crews! Safe travels and we look forward to seeing you next year!
by Steven B. - Verified user on Aug 06, 2022
Very welcoming and professional staff. Most helpful for whatever you need. Bathrooms and showers were spotless. A great place to stay!
by Mark W. - Verified user on Aug 03, 2022
Terrific facility and super restaurant. Be sure to check hours at the restaurant for lunch and dinner. Breakfast you are on your own so plan ahead.
by Sari G. - Verified user on Jul 30, 2022
Fantastic marina. The staff is friendly and helpful. The heads, showers, and laundry are spotless and well stocked. (there was even a hair dryer!). Excellent courtesy vehicle. The only thing to note is that the moorings are fairly far out from the marina. Rockland is a great little town to explore with a fantastic art museum.
by Max R. - Verified user on Jul 24, 2022
Fantastic marina- the staff was very welcoming, it’s in a nice quiet corner of the harbor and the facilities are the best we’ve seen. Awesome spot!
Thank you so much for the kind review! We really look forward to seeing you again soon!
by Ian M. - Verified user on Jul 23, 2022
Good facilities, dock hands good and helpful, but since the takeover they seem to be employing younger inexperienced people to run their office, disorganized and didn't know much.
Pump out no longer offered - should be removed from the advertised services.
Unfortunately a 120' power palace got docked stern-on to our cockpit and decided to run their generator all day and night so our cockpit was flooded with fumes and noise all night. Staff could have told then to dock the other way round so they didn't ruin the stay for us.
Hi there Ian, I'm sorry to hear about your experience. My name is Chris the Dockmaster here at Safe Harbor Rockland. I could not be there Friday due to certain circumstances. I apologize for your experience with the Dock Staff in the office. Our Pump Out system is being fixed and should be running very soon. The service will still be offered. I hope you give us another chance to serve you better in the future. Thanks so much --- Chris Benedict
by William t. - Verified user on Jul 21, 2022
Great reception and service. Marina a good hike to town but courtesy cars are great feature.
Thank you so much for the feedback! We enjoyed having you! We look forward to seeing you in the future!
by John G. on Jul 16, 2022
Great facilities, very kind and accommodating staff! Great bar overlooking the water!
Thank you so much! We look forward to serving you again!
by William C. - Verified user on Jul 14, 2022
Great place, staff and service
Thank you for the review! We look forward to serving you in the future!
by Melvyn M. - Verified user on Jul 13, 2022
This marina offers a good view of the harbor and a pleasant walk downtown. Our 37' would have fit nicely into a berth. We came on the 124' which overhung it's berth and we might have disturbed other customers because we ran a gen all night. However, we would certainly bring either vesel back to this marina.
by Natalia M. - Verified user on Jul 09, 2022
Is a rocky harbor and if you are on the moorings can be bumpy The stuff at the marina is super helpful and going beyond their duties. We came after hour and in rough condition , but we were helped. Very responsive. One bummer is lack of launch . You can Call Rockland yach club but is very expensive and works until 8pm. We paid $10 per person one way .
by Arnold Z. on Jun 29, 2022
So far this summer, we've visited this marina on three different occasions. The staff and facilities are tremendous and the welcome we receive had a tremendous impact on this season's boating experience.
Thank you so much! We are always thrilled when we see you on the schedule! We look forward to your next stay! Safe travels!
by Wallace C. - Verified user on Jun 27, 2022
We had a little difficulty finding the mooring but Chris came out in a dinghy and escorted us to it. The service he provided was excellent, we would definitely stay here again…
We really appreciate the review! Thank you for being patient as we showed you to your mooring! We hope to see you folks again soon!
by Ernest G. - Verified user on Jun 24, 2022
Excellent facilities and very helpful staff. Quick and successful response to an equipment problem on board. Well done BBQ on the dock for marina guests.
Thank you for the kind Review! We really enjoyed having you guys! Myself and the crew look forward to seeing you again!
by Greg P. - Verified user on Sep 17, 2021
Absolutely fabulous staff and accommodations. Much appreciated.
by jan v. - Verified user on Sep 14, 2021
Easy to work with, very pleasant
by John F. - Verified user on Sep 12, 2021
Bonnie, Melvin and team are the very best! The facilities are tidy and clean. We Love this place and the people who work here.
by Steven S. - Verified user on Sep 08, 2021
Very clean facility, courteous staff, reasonably priced
Difficult to reach staff on phone
Would definitely stay there again
by Randy J. - Verified user on Sep 08, 2021
Terrific stay as always
by Jim S. - Verified user on Sep 03, 2021
great people and location
by David D. - Verified user on Aug 31, 2021
Very good . Attentive help clean facilities.
by Bill H. - Verified user on Aug 26, 2021
Excellent staff, great facilities.
by Steve J. - Verified user on Aug 26, 2021
On a mooring, very solid and safe. It’s a quick dinghy ride into the dock. A dedicated dinghy dock would nice, but we always find space between the big boats. Clean, new showers and laundry. Easy walk into town. Hamilton Marine is close by for supplies. We love the Brass Compass for breakfast.
by jeff w. - Verified user on Aug 24, 2021
Bonnie and her team are very accommodating. Beautiful shower/rest room facility. Moorings are new but are a little far from the dock.
by Jim R. - Verified user on Aug 23, 2021
The gents working the docks are rock stars. We stayed on a transient mooring and they were so helpful getting us dinghy space on the docks every time we pulled up. And the place is full. They were very accommodating.
by Henry A. - Verified user on Aug 23, 2021
Bonnie was great, bathrooms and shower, laundry facilities are amazing, best we've seen, it's free towels, laundry detergent, soaps, toothpaste, razors...very nice. No launch or commons area yet, we were told it's coming. Staff were very pleasant, helpful. So very very good for what's there...
by Faye T. - Verified user on Aug 18, 2021
This is our third time staying at this marina. We love it here! They are going through some growing pains. This time was not as good as it could’ve been. We could not get 50 amp power hooked up. And water was too far away from our boat to hook up. The dock hands are a bit under trained and the bathrooms were not as clean or stocked. Hopefully this is temporary. Bonnie and her husband are very nice and accommodating. We will be back next time we’re in Rockland!
by Louise R. - Verified user on Aug 16, 2021
A terrific facility, and wonderful staff - they did everything to make our stay good, from providing early morning coffee and laundry to repair services. I would highly recommend them - Bonnie was wonderful!
by Arden B. - Verified user on Aug 16, 2021
Great marina with nice amenities.
by Robert D. - Verified user on Aug 16, 2021
Update 08/16 - Another great stay at Safe Harbor Rockland. We really appreciate the hospitality of the staff and the clean facilities.
Mooring ball was relatively new, easy to find and pick up. There was plenty of swing room for our 51’ trawler. Dock space for landing dinghy was limited, but we always found a spot. Laundry machines (2 washers, 2 dryers) were in good condition and free. Bathrooms were roomy and clean. Would definitely stay here again.
by Geoffrey A. - Verified user on Aug 11, 2021
Decent location. Pretty tired facility. Presumably Safe Harbor will infuse much needed capital improvements.
by Walt R. - Verified user on Aug 11, 2021
Great Marina. --Very state of the Art. ; Great staff-helpful.Really mostly up to date and a quality marina--few updates pending.new additions. pedestals for electric plug ins and hoses ... but great shower facility; grilling and lounge features and courtesy car -helpful in grocery run! Recommend a stay and we will return.
by Jim S. - Verified user on Aug 07, 2021
It was very nice and everyone was very helpful. We will be back in a week.
Jim & Carol
by Robert D. - Verified user on Aug 05, 2021
Great stay as usual, friendly cooperative staff, first class facilities.
by steve g. - Verified user on Aug 03, 2021
Loved our stay at Safe Harbor Rockland! The crew here went out of their way to make our stay enjoyable. They came out and helped make sure we were safely on our ball, gave us a car loaner, and provided beautiful bathroom facilities with towels, razors, shampoo, and even makeup remover! Great restaurant right off their dock..... can't be beat.
by Aldo r. - Verified user on Jul 30, 2021
While we love SH marinas, Rockland’s is a step above. Towels in the showers, complimentary laundry, courtesy cars. They pride themselves on great service.
by Tony M. - Verified user on Jul 23, 2021
Great spot. Great staff.
by Meg C. - Verified user on Jul 22, 2021
The moorings were excellent, a little far out, but clean pendants and plenty of room. Dinghy dock is very small. Bonnie was very welcoming. The restaurant host needs some public service training, but I understand how hard good help is to find these days.
by Steven S. - Verified user on Jul 21, 2021
Great location, helpful staff. Will return as often as possible.
by Jeffrey F. - Verified user on Jul 14, 2021
We stayed at Safe Harbor Rockland to wait out the passage of tropical storm Elsa through Maine. The dock staff went above and beyond to make sure our boat was safely tied to the dock, helping with boat lines and even providing an additional fender to keep the boat off the dock. The bathrooms, showers and laundry facility were the best we have experienced in Maine (so far). Very nicely done. Interesting that there was no charge for the laundry. That was a nice touch. Yes, we will be back.
by Bill P. - Verified user on Jun 13, 2021
Competent dock hands. Cleanest bathrooms and laundry I've seen at a marina!
by Ian G. - Verified user on May 27, 2021
Great facility and staff. As Rockland harbor can get a little stirred up with easterly winds, the breakwater provides welcome protection.
by michael f. - Verified user on Sep 07, 2020
Great place to stay nice marina great and friendly staff very safe nice restaurant at end of pier Highly recommend stopping here
by Doug S. - Verified user on Sep 07, 2020
Friendly people, excellent service And they’ve great amenities. The bathrooms are large and clean, and most importantly, free coffee! The next time we’re in Rockland, Yachting Solutions will be our marina of choice.
by Kathleen M. - Verified user on Aug 31, 2020
Amazing, Amazing, Amazing. A really generous marina management that provides courtesy cars!! I had to get to a marine parts store and do some serious provisioning and the car made it all possible. Who provides unlimited Koureg coffee, towels, shampoo, conditioner, free laundry and all the amenities imaginable when you stay at a marina? They do!!
by Cindy S. - Verified user on Aug 30, 2020
Highly recommend this great marina. Easy walk to town. All amenities and the nicest bathrooms! Clean clean clean!
by Kimberly G. - Verified user on Aug 27, 2020
We usually do not write reviews but this marina was exceptional and we felt the need to share our experience! The staff were helpful before we even landed on the docks - they were there to grab lines and welcome us. The marina is very protected and convenient to downtown Rockland. The facilities were top notch with the best bathrooms we’ve seen in all our Maine cruising experience - they provide towels, soaps, razors, everything you need! The laundry is FREE and greatly appreciated. The pier has a grill for visiting boats to use and even a courtesy car (although we did not need it). All of this at a competitive rate per foot. Thank you Yachting Solutions for all of your services and courtesy - great customer service by everyone we met. Cheers!
by George S. on Aug 27, 2020
Nice facility, good WiFi, professional staff and easy walk to town. Staff were very helpful, protected marina.
by Andrea H. on Aug 09, 2020
Really well run organization! Bonnie and Havana were both so helpful, they were there at a moments notice. The docks were are super well maintained with an awesome grill and burner. The showers and laundry were so clean, and the showers were fully stocked. The dock bar was also fantastic! We didn’t use the courtesy car, but it was there if we needed it.
by Mark H. - Verified user on Aug 09, 2020
Great marina. Dock staff welcoming and competent. Clean bath house with everything you need supplied.
by Ange N. - Verified user on Jul 31, 2020
What an amazing place and the staff is top-notch and right on top of everything. We'll hopefully get back at some point, hopefully, this summer.
It was just sad to see the state of Rockland with so many of the stores closed. I hope that folks can get back on their feet.
by Chris R. - Verified user on Jul 21, 2020
Top shelf marina.
Bonny the Dockmaster/owner is the best as is Havana on the dock. Marina is super clean, a five min walk to town and they even have nice new courtesy cars to use.
They can’t do enough to help you.
We will defiantly be returning.
by Terry - Verified user on Jul 13, 2020
Best experience at a marina traveling the east coast so far! Protected waters. Guesthouse was the nicest we have ever used. Spa equivalent shampoo, conditioner, body wash supplied. Hair dryer, razors, towels supplied if you need them. Free laundry. Free coffee in the mornings. Brand new courtesy car to use. Nice outdoor furniture seating area with fire pit and bbq grill to use. Great on site restaurant. Special thanks to Dock attendant, Havana, for all his help. The owners even came out and introduced themselves. We will definitely be back!
by Matt W. - Verified user on Jul 08, 2020
Great facility with very friendly and helpful staff. Courtesy cars are brand new and docks in good condition. Very protected dockage
by Tad F. - Verified user on Sep 05, 2019
Great experience. Much quieter than the marina directly in town and still an easy and lovely walk to town. Staff were a delight to work with, professional, and attentive. The facilities and amenities were one of the best (and cleanest) we’ve seen so far. Way to go!
by Donald A. - Verified user on Jul 25, 2019
Nice facility, good WiFi, professional staff and easy walk to town. Loaner car availability is a great option!
by Mike G. - Verified user on Jul 16, 2019
Dock attendants were great. Very helpful. Shower facilities are the BEST on the coast. GREAT location - easy to get to and from. Plus, the short walk to town is handy - only a few minutes. Archer's Restaurant is wonderful - a great place to eat.
We will be back!
by Al P. - Verified user on Jul 07, 2019
What a great marina. We were passing through from RI and stayed 2 nights. Bonnie and Bill were great hosts. Dock attendants, Marshall, Austin, Taylor and Jess could not have been nicer. Cleanest and nicest bathrooms I’ve seen at a marina with free toothpaste, razors, soap, shampoo. And get this, even a courtesy car to use anytime. They also arranged for some minor repairs on my boat while there with some very nice and accommodating mechanics. This is a standout marina. Not to mention the beautiful town of Rockland. Be sure to stay here if you’re in the area. Don’t miss the Wyeth Center in town at the Farnsworth Museum. Free on the first Friday of every month!
by Erin S. on Aug 02, 2018
This is, by far, one of the very best marina facilities I have ever used. Vincent is amazing and willing to do whatever is necessary to improve your stay and manage dock space. The dock amenities are truly beautiful including a shaded sitting area and barbecue grill and sink. Cold beer is waiting in the cooler. The shower/bathing facilities are wonderful and everything is immaculately clean. There is a fabulous Nespresso coffee machine available as well. Use of laundry equipment is included in the dock fee, so no digging around for quarters to wash clothes. I was offered a Yachting Solutions courtesy car when I had to take care of some business around 10 minutes away. If headed to Rockland, look no further for marina options--stay at Yachting Solutions Boat Basin. You won't regret it.
by Patrick Q. - Verified user on Aug 03, 2017
Amazing facilities and the most accommodating staff we have ever experienced. Having never been to Rockland before, we were picking this marina blindly. Bathrooms and showers are brand new. They even provide toiletries, amazing. We will be back.
by David B. - Verified user on Jul 03, 2017
Very nice staff and great facilities. Free ice, free laundry, free courtesy car. Top notch operation. We needed a diver to check a through hull intake and of course they had one on staff who was with us had fixed our problem within a couple of hours. Very pleased with the extra service at a reasonable fee. Thanks YSBB.