Yacht Basin

Steve Young
Marina Manager
(410) 939-0015

Annual Slip:

Rate: $65/foot

Launching Ramp:

Fee: $10/launch

Transient Slip:

Rate: $1.50/foot per night

Hours of operation
Monday-Friday     7am-3pm
Saturday-Sunday 8am-4pm


  • Boaters may leave their tow vehicle and trailer overnight. A tow vehicle must be attached to the trailer. The user should notify the attendant if it will be left overnight.
  • Gasoline and Diesel fuel
  • Sanitary marine pump out
  • Bait and ice.
  • Showers for slip users
  • Promenade Grill Outdoor Restaurant will accommodate 90 people

The City’s Marina Manager, along with Public Works staff is responsible for the Yacht Basin, the Promenade and all City-owned waterfront piers and launching sites.  Tasks include regular maintenance of decking, pilings, bulkhead, and lighting; as well as, ensuring a safe entry and exit for boaters to our waterways.

Yacht Basin Waiting Policy:

  • The waiting list will consist of a chronological list of applicants who wish to lease a slip.
  • All applications shall list the name, date, address, phone numbers, and boat length, beam, draft, manufacturer, and model year. All applicants shall pay a $50.00 non-refundable fee to reserve a position on the Waiting List. The application fee will not be applied to any slip fees, taxes or other costs.
  • All contact with applicants will be by phone. It is the duty of the applicant to update the information to keep all data current and relevant.
  • At the end of each lease term, the vacant slips will be offered first to the current permanent slip-holders for relocation as approved by marina manager (island slip-holders do not qualify as current permanent slip-holders), and secondly to waiting list applicants.
  • All slip assignments shall be made by the marina manager or agent for The City of Havre de Grace.
  • Waiting list applicants shall be given a maximum of two opportunities to decline a slip. After two opportunities to obtain a slip, the applicant will be removed from the list. If they wish to remain on the list they will start at the bottom of the list.
  • No slips shall be pro-rated until after September 1st.
  • If a current lessee sells their vessel, they may allow the buyer to use the same slip for the balance of the season

Annual Slip Contract Payment Schedule:

  • Slip Contracts will be mailed by November 1st
  • Payment Options are as follows: Option 1: A NON-REFUNDABLE DEPOSIT of 50% of the payment must be received by December 1st and the balance will be due February 1st. Late charges of 10% will take effect February 15th and NO payments will be accepted past March 1st.
  • Option 2: In the event, the 50% deposit is not received by December 1st, 100% of the slip contract payment will be due no later than December 31, late fees take effect January 15th and no payments accepted past January 31