Located along the banks of the Merrimack River with convenient access to the nearby Atlantic Ocean, Newburyport, Massachusetts is a quintessential New England city. Rich in history, with a maritime trade that has helped shape the city’s identity, Newburyport attracts visitors from near and far. From the Clipper City Rail Trail and Harborwalk to the annual Riverfront Music Festival, from the Custom House Maritime Museum to waterfront dining and bustling marinas, Newburyport’s waterfront helps makes the city one of New England’s most sought after boating destinations. Indeed, Yachting Magazine has named Newburyport one of North America's top 50 yachting destinations.
Newburyport Marinas, a collection of marinas including Newburyport Harbor Marina, Hilton’s Marina, Windward Yacht Yard and the Newburyport Boat Basin, offers boaters full-service facilities and 500 slips.
Newburyport Harbor Marina is just 2.5 miles from the mouth of the Merrimack with 70 slips in total. Visiting boaters coming for the weekend, a week or a month, often dock here, as this location serves as Newburyport Marinas’ hub for visiting guests and transient boaters. Newburyport Harbor Marina is just a short walk to downtown shopping and dining and features a ship store offering bait, tackle, soda, ice, apparel, marine supplies and other retail merchandise.
Newburyport Boat Basin accommodates boats up to 60 feet with 225 slips. Summer and winter storage for approximately 125 boats is also available. The Summer Club offered at the Boat Basin offers a private ramp, giving boaters an alternative option to keep their boat on land and launch anytime via the boat ramp. Newburyport Boat Basin features a Ship Store offering bait and tackle, sodas, ice, apparel, marine supplies and other retail merchandise.
Hilton’s Marina is just 3 miles from the mouth of the Merrimack River with 65 slips. Hilton’s Marina can accommodate boats ranging in size up to 100’ feet and is a short walk to shopping, dining and Newburyport’s many activities.
Windward Yacht Yard is just 3 miles from the mouth of the Merrimack with 160 slips and moorings. A & B docks are located on the west side of the Route 1 Bridge, while C & D docks are located on the East/town side of the bridge. Windward Yacht Yard is conveniently located downtown and adjacent to Michael’s Harborside restaurant, offering dockside dining all summer long.