Newburyport Municipal Marina

$3/ft - $6/ft


Day Trip
Not Offered
27 Rear Water St.
Newburyport, MA 01950
Check-in after 02:00 PM
Check-out before 11:00 AM
VHF 12

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56 Reviews

by captjanet on Jul 03, 2022
Lindsey, dock hand, was terrific. Clean marina, great town.

by cbird5564 on Jun 26, 2022
Lydia was very friendly and helpful. Greeted us immediately and offered any assistance.

by kabarrows on Jun 24, 2022
Being on the dock right in downtown Newburyport is wonderful! Clean facilities and very close to the shops and restaurants. There is a great walking path along the river.

by hartvandermeer on Jun 21, 2022
Very helpful staff. Very clean shower. Great washer and dryer. Lots of current and if it is opposing wind, mooring ball bangs on hull and leaves scuff marks.

by mojo on Jun 20, 2022
Great location. Just wish they left the bathrooms and showers open past 7 pm. It’s locked and coded. Why not?

by colmp on Jun 20, 2022
Great staff, very helpful. Would definitely visit again.

by bklagiii on Jun 16, 2022
Dockhand left early, no help on arrival. Bathrooms close at 7pm even with the code? 👎 Other than that they were very clean and easy access to town
Marina Response:
When the reservation request was made, the customer inquired as to whether there were showers. We responded at that time that there were showers available 7am-7pm via an access code that would be provided upon arrival. Because we are not staffed weekdays until 6/20/22, we brought in a dockhand until 2pm to assist with lines. We requested an ETA from this boater and received no response. When the voter messaged upon arrival we provided the access code...Later on we provided directions to the Boater Facility via DOCKWA messaging when requested by the boater.

by renner44 on Jun 16, 2022
Perfect location. Friendly staff. Friendly dock mates and neighbors. Cheap parking.

by makbitahkla on Oct 14, 2021
Excellent service and excellent location in the middle of town

by ctedeschi on Oct 11, 2021
The staff at the Newburyport Harbor Masters office are top notch. Its always a pleasure staying there.

by reeleasy on Oct 04, 2021
Anyone considering a visit to downtown NBPT by boat will not be disappointed. Easy access to a beautifully historic downtown, great restaurants and shops. The City has a great boater/visitors center with clean facilities - one of the better public boating facilities in the Northeast. On this stay, the DockWoman Olivia was simply the Best!

by jimscott on Sep 27, 2021
Great service and follow up, very professional , incredible customer service

by bouchakl on Sep 24, 2021
Location is great as you are in the heart of NBRPRT. Walking path along the coast will lead you to shops, dining, entertainment. Along the waterfront there is access to restrooms. Showers are listed, but I didn't look for them. If needed there is docking assist but call ahead if needed to ensure someone is waiting. If docking near the corner / inlet for the dinghy's / smaller boats, expect some drifters to come your way when the current is flowing in that direction.

by bobhaze101 on Sep 17, 2021
We reserved a mooring, and it turns out the harbormaster has only 2 moorings, right off the town dock. The moorings were fine, but the current in the river is something to consider and deal with. the harbormaster staff were great and helpful, but whole trees and other debris comes down the river and we had a couple of solid "thunks" against the hull during the night. Newburyport itself is great and we'll likely be back, but I think we'll take some dock space next time instead of a mooring.

by richfitzpatrick on Sep 13, 2021
We didn't use VHF to announce we were arriving and ask where to park (sun was in our eyes and current was running fast), but someone greeted us and helped tie up, answered a few questions... We had a pleasant stay and noise, even for a Sat. night that was warm, was very low. Thanks!

by leoisabelle on Sep 05, 2021
Friendly Dock master, great location , easy in and Out . Would’ve been five star if the “ Captains Lady 111 Didn’t fire up the 3 Diesel engines at 7 am for an 8:30 Whale Watch

by jamesjlyons on Aug 12, 2021
Great location - Olivia was a great help with docking and local knowledge!

by markfondl on Aug 08, 2021
Great Dock hands especially Olivia who was always asking if we needed anything like Ice.

by ahelfand534 on Aug 03, 2021
Another great Stay in a beautiful waterfront town. Mary and the dock staff were very helpful. We are on a catamaran and they were able to put us on a perfectly sized mooring. Facilities were spotless and laundry was a bonus. Will be back again next year.

by rjh on Jul 29, 2021
Super place. Located steps from town, friendly and helpful staff. Would definitely recommend this place. Plan to come back again!

by 69member on Jul 24, 2021
A mooring is a mooring is a mooring but Elizabeth is a pro and I appreciate how she went out of her way to make the stay go smoothly. I look forward to a return visit as I make my way back south

by morgansway on Jul 20, 2021
The dock hands were there when we arrive and the staff was always helpful. Everything was clean. The only negative I would say is there was no wifi. The harbormaster's office was very helpful and accommodating when I increased our stay. Newburyport is very fun, lots of restaurants, walking areas and live music. Also lots of parking for guests to come.

by wegsullivan on Jul 18, 2021
Great except for power. Good location things to do

by gpc on Jul 18, 2021
Deckhands - Olivia and her colleague - were simply great assistiting us . Easy access to restaurants and shops and parking nearby. Bathroom facility spotless. There is no marina WiFi but all the rest was great. We will be back again. Liann & GP

by quansettfarm1194 on Jul 17, 2021
Fantastic. Wonderful young woman greeted us and was a big help.

by richardtuck on Jul 17, 2021
Great Town....friendly staff!

by vernonb on Jul 15, 2021
Facilities impeccable and staff one of the friendliest we have encountered.

by chorrigan15 on Jul 07, 2021
Very easy to tie up and great helpful staff

by spresti1 on Jul 02, 2021
Always an amazing stay here. Very accommodating with friendly staff. Docks are great. Not quite 240v power if you need it. We saw only 220v. Having a 60’ vessel, rarely seen in Newburyport, we were definitely in the spotlight to all the passerbys.

by motdug on Jun 29, 2021
The staff here is very helpful and the facilities are clean. The town is a short walk.

by gman0188 on Jun 27, 2021
Fantastic! Great facilities, and staff. Downtown is beautiful!

by gf4306 on Jun 25, 2021
As mentioned in other reviews, the location of this marina is outstanding. It also looks like the restroom facilities are new. They are only open between 7a-7p so we were not able to use them. Also, we had an issue contacting the dockmaster on the radio for docking instructions. The range on her handheld radio is not very far. They put us at the very end of the linear dock and we found out that the current sucks your boat into the small cove at the end of the dock. We adjusted our approach to account for this and had no problems.

by eh on Jun 20, 2021
Stout mooring easily identifiable and located just off busy town dock. Facilities on shore at the Harbor Master office- showers and laundry- are very nice and clean. Quick access to town and many restaurants and shops from the nearby dinghy dock. Very busy waterway with commercial tour boats and private recreation boats.

by eastcoastmtb on Jun 15, 2021
Excellent support from the dock masters and clean baths/showers!!

by sheilaqb on Jun 14, 2021
Helpful dock staff. Great location for exploring downtown Newburyport. Marina restrooms are open but need passcode.

by debschradieck on Jun 14, 2021
Great spot in the heart of beautiful downtown Newburyport. The dock person who checked us in was friendly and helpful. She was there to take our lines and check us in upon arrival. You should be comfortable being sociable with passers-by as many will stop and chat about your boat. This is part of the fun of being there! Easy walking distance to many great restaurants and shops.

by lowluns on Jun 12, 2021
Friendly Staff. Close to town. Good facilities.

by mjbryant90 on Jun 07, 2021
Well run municipal dock. Good communication. Very friendly staff. You cannot beat the location.

by mfratto on Oct 12, 2020
It was awesome. Very convenient . A beautiful place to visit . Very safe and convenient.

by keithmartin1 on Oct 12, 2020
Harbor master very helpful. Excellent dock and facilities. Call early for pump out boat, it gets busy.

by plominja on Sep 14, 2020
Great location right down town and plenty of room to swing with the current.

by bschanning on Aug 27, 2020
Very friendly and helpful in guiding us to the mooring we reserved. They even called us on VHF to let us know we were approaching the wrong buoy.

by motleycrew on Aug 24, 2020
Always great. Great people and the ones running the docks are so accommodating

by jayfitz64 on Aug 22, 2020
The young lady managing the dock the days we stayed was pleasant and helpful.

by cielo on Aug 21, 2020
Great location and the dock well-maintained with the power. Great town with lots to do

by nickorem on Aug 15, 2020
Docks are new, everything works, staff is helpful, easy walk downtown.

by twinsisters on Aug 04, 2020
Actually we had planned for 6 nights, and ended up adding two more nights to enjoy the area and the comfort of air conditioning during a hot spell. All dock staff so helpful and friendly. Elizabeth helped us out when our son drove to visit from VT and needed safe parking. We stayed here several nights July 2018 with a flotilla of sister PDQs and were delighted to have an opportunity to return.

by qemekdbdj15bzx6psshv on Jun 16, 2020
Very friendly receptionist. Great town.

by dkittery on Oct 21, 2019
Very accommodating.

by dlb01821 on Oct 15, 2019
beautiful port! Docks and staff are exceptionally professional and always available to answer any questions. I will definitely be back :)

by aletizio on Sep 22, 2019
Beautiful place, the absolute best staff in the business, great location.

by rjw35 on Sep 03, 2019
Great location, super clean (and I mean super clean) bathrooms and showers. Free pumpout, free laundry, water and electric included, and awesome staff. I hate to recommend it because they have limited space and want to make sure I get a spot next time I go! Staff was friendly, attentive, and very knowledgeable about navigating in and out as the Merrimack river is very challenging. The only downside is that there is no locked gate between the dock and shore, but there is a lot of activity which basically polices the place. Lots of things to walk to and do; steps away from the park and great restaurants.

by waburton on Aug 25, 2019
Clean, well run. Great town.

by tlaw on Aug 19, 2019
Great dockhands! Great spot! Loved it!

by nansea on Aug 11, 2019
The dock hands are awesome...Beautiful area lots of shopping and restaurants!!

by rocknroll on Aug 11, 2019
Slip was waiting for us along with a helpful dock hand. Docks and power posts are in perfect condition.

About Newburyport Municipal Marina

Newburyport Municipal Marina offers 500’ of linear dockage for boaters looking to spend time in the heart of Newburyport. Located in the heart of downtown Newburyport, you will only be a short walk from the town’s best shopping and dining. Newburyport is known as one of New England's best walking towns. You can enjoy waterfront views while you enjoy some of the best dining our lovely town has to offer.

Booking Info

Max LOA: 60'

Max Beam: 25'

Max Draft: 13'

Due to the marina having a straight linear dock, it is our marina's policy that once a boat arrives they must remain at the dock for the duration of their stay.


  • Water
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  • Floating Docks
  • Ice
  • Medical Facilities w/in 5 Miles
  • Restrooms
  • Showers



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