The marina does not monitor the VHF (it's a marina!) , so after multiple hailing, we phoned. The person we spoke to, at 4Pm, failed to tell us that the marina office closes at 4:30pm (on a Friday!), so we were lucky that we saw an employee leaving the facility at 4:35pm who helped us, if we would not have had access to the facilities. WiFi connection was poor/non-existent. Weeds are terrible. The gas dock is unmanned, and again, they don't monitor the radio. They seem to rely heavily on the marina residents to point out wher the call box is in order to get help. All in all...we remain dis-appointed in South Port Marina in Kenosha.
Great dock area, lots of amenities and a great community of boaters. We will be back!
Would be nice if the APP could communicate the slip number upon arrival.
Southport Marina in Kenoshe blows the Chicago Harbor System out of the water! Fantastic.
Southport Marina has distinguished itself as an alternative to larger, more impersonal and institutional facilities. Southport is a public facility with the feel of a private marina, large enough to provide boaters with everything they need, yet small enough that you can walk into the office and speak with one of the owners.
Southport Marina is conveniently located in the center of Kenosha's new Harbor Park Development. The marina is within walking distance to several fine restaurants that offer a variety of dining experiences. Additionally, there is a full range of services located in the downtown area all within walking distance to the marina.
As a full service marina we offer everything you may need for your life on the water.
Please Note as of 12/13/2016: The Pool is now closed for the season