Jan 2019: same holds true on marina and staff. But, amenities need work. WiFi was awful. One dryer malfunctioning and no sign indicating. The marina office was 95% empty of drink/food items/supplies. If this is to be a full service marina, need to step up your game.
We stayed at Thunderbolt for couple of days. The Marina was clean, bathrooms were clean, laundry room was clean but only one washing machine was available (other 2 were out of service). Staff very helpful. We also needed parts and service from Thunderbolt - all the personnel were wonderful. Had our parts within two days.
Very attentive staff and great facilities. Hot Krispy Kreme donuts arrived at the boat at 0700. Wonderful!
Spent a wonderful weekend there, quiet time of the year. The staff could not be more helpful, bent over backwards to be of assistance ! Knowledgeable about the area and although the giant red fish eluded me I will be back to try again..
Nice docks on Wilmington river. There is a fair bit of current but the docks are all parallel to it. The showers and laundry are both quite good. The WiFi on the docks was not working for the first few days and was slow even close to the dollhouse. The signal strength was good but both Android and Mac devices wouldn't connect. The courtesy car was available both times we wanted to use it and it was great to have.
Excellent stay at Thunderbolt Marine. Great amenities to serve the transient liveaboard boater. Would highly recommend this marina. The newly remodeled clubhouse was very nice and the loaner car was a big perk. Southern Hospitality at it's best.
Very nice marina and very helpful. I needed fiberglass work done and they worked though the weekend to get it finished. I also ordered some chain and line to be delivered to another marina. Couldn't have asked for more help.
Good marina, easy access right on the ICW, can walk to a restaurant but quite a distance from Savannah (we had a friend with a car, but you could also get a rental car here if necessary). Laundry and showers were well kept. Free wifi available near the office. Nice bonus:Krispy Creme doughnuts delivered to your boat each AM (unless you decline them!).
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Thunderbolt Marina is conveniently located Just outside Savannah on the Wilmington River in Thunderbolt, Georgia at Intracoastal Waterway Marker #35 (ICW Mile #583) N 32° 01.467' W 081° 02.783'. There are no height restrictions when approaching from Wassaw Sound.
A long standing tradition of fresh Krispy Kreme doughnuts delivered to your vessel each morning makes our marina a favorite stop along the ICW, just a short distance from Historic Downtown Savannah.
The marina provides a tranquil setting with easy access to our repair facilities just across the basin which has haul out capabilities. Beyond the 750ft of available floating dock space, the marina offers a number of amenities listed below, assuring a comfortable stay.