Welcome to 35.1028N 77.0395W, our home port of New Bern, NC. Located just 23 miles west of the ICW at the confluence of the Neuse and Trent Rivers. New Bern offers a destination for boaters who want to get off the beaten path while being able to enjoy a quiet yet sophisticated and modern southern waterfront town. New Bern is a place to enjoy some down time offerIng charm and amenities to suit the needs of all boaters.
Conveniently located halfway between New York and Miami, New Bern is a great stopping destination for cruisers. Whether stepping off of a luxury motor yacht headed to or from Miami, or a cruising sailboat coming back from the Caribbean, New Bern will make you feel like you have arrived where you need to be. With a good selection of fine restaurants all within walking distance of the waterfront your evenings with friends will be memorable. Many who have stopped here return annually and more than a few have decided to make New Bern their home.
The area has a lot to offer and from time to time we'll focus on some of the things that make New Bern a great destination for boaters, and those who are looking for a boat. We located here for a reason and hope that you will find New Bern to be as great of a destination as we did.
Located at the confluence of the Neuse and Trent rivers, just 23 miles west of the ICW, New Bern offers a great destination for cruisers who want to get off the beaten path and for boaters searching for a home port.
Conveniently located halfway between New York and Miami, New Bern is a great home port or seasonal destination. With five local marinas, each with their own character, you’re sure to find a comfortable port to meet your needs.
New Bern Grand Marina
Located at the mouth of the Trent River with 225 slips on floating docks, the New Bern Grand offers slips to accommodate almost any length vessel. 30 and 50 amp service, pump-out, facilities and more are available. Walking distance to restaurants, shops and the historic district make this a popular stop for cruisers headed north and south. Hail on channel 16 or call at 252-638-0318
Northwest Creek Marina
Located six miles down-river from New Bern the marina offers 278 deep water slips and can accommodate vessels up to 60 feet and offers 30 and 50 amp service, fuel and pump-out capability. With quiet scenic views and a community atmosphere it is a place cruisers return to again and again. Hail on channel 16 or call at 252-638-4133
Located at the mouth of the Trent River with 125 deep water slips on new floating docks, the marina offers renovated facilities, 30 and 50 amp service, and ability to accommodate vessels up to 150 feet. With a great view of the town, easy access to downtown and a quiet relaxed environment the newly renovated marina offers a lot. Hail on channel 16 or call at 252-636-3637. Visit Bridgepointehotel.com
Galley Store Marina
Located on the Neuse River adjacent to downtown the marina is designed for the transient boater offering 25 slips for boats up to 100 feet, 30 and 50 amp service, full facilities, fuel and pump-out capability. An Active Captain member, with a locally renowned restaurant next door, and the Galley Store on-site for provisioning, the marina offers great views and convenience. Hail on channel 16 or 252-633-4648. Visit Galleystores.com
Bridgeton Harbor Marina
Located just across the Neuse River and just west of New Bern the marina offers 135 slips on floating docks with the ability to handle boats up to 150 feet. 30 and 50 amp service and pump-out service on-site. With scenic views of New Bern, Bridgeton Harbor offers a quiet environment and easy access to New Bern. Hail on channel 16 or 252-349-1194. Visit Bridgetonharbormarina.com
Need to haul your boat for maintenance or for hurricane season? Both Bridgeton Boatworks and Duck Creek are nearby and offer haul-out services. Call for rate and haul-out information and directions into the yards
Bridgeton Boatworks - 252-633-1090
Duck Creek - 252-638-1702
We hope that you enjoy our Destination section and that you will find the time to visit New Bern, whether by water or land. Don’t forget to stop in and see us at Neptune Yacht Sales. We have two convenient locations, one on “D” dock at the New Bern Grand Marina and another at Northwest Creek Marina. We always welcome folks to come by and tell us about their travels.
From the staff at Neptune Yacht Sales and Services, Inc. may fair winds carry you to your dreams.
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