Frequently Asked Questions

We've compiled a list of commonly asked questions and requests. Please feel free to contact us with anything we haven't covered here.

What type of boaters do you have at your marina?

How deep is the Sassafras River?

What is the average tide?

How far are you from the Chesapeake Bay?

Do you allow live-aboards?

Where can I put my dinghy?

Do you have trailer storage?

Do you have internet service?

Do you have cable television?

Where is the closest grocery store?

Do you have a rental vehicle?

How can I make dinner reservations?

 

What type of boaters do you have at your marina?

Georgetown Yacht Basin hosts a wide variety of boaters. Generally speaking, our facility has around 40% sail and 60% power boats. We are proud to have a diverse group of friendly, family oriented customers, many of whom are 2nd generation boaters on the Sassafras River.

How deep is the Sassafras River?

The Sassafras River is a naturally deep fresh water river. Within the channel you will encounter water no less than ten feet in depth. This is why GYB can offer superb deep-water dockage on the majority of our docks.

What is the average tide?

The mean tide for the Sassafras River is 2-3 feet.

How far are you from the Chesapeake Bay?

The Sassafras River winds seven beautiful miles to the Chesapeake Bay.

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Do you allow live-aboards?

Yes. Live-aboard customers are subject to a nominally higher rate. Please contact our Marina Manager for more information. lhall@gybinc.com or (410) 648-5112.

 Where can I put my dinghy?

GYB offers dinghy storage racks at several locations around the facility free of charge to annual slip holders. Dinghy storage operates on a first-come, first-served basis. You may also store your dinghy in your slip as long as it is contained within the parameter of the pilings. GYB requires that all dinghies, kayaks and small craft be removed for the winter season.

Do you have trailer storage?

GYB offers trailer parking permits. Please see our rates page for more details.

Do you have internet service?

GYB offers free Wi-Fi to all of our customers. Annual customers will receive the username and password codes in the mail several times a year. If you are in need of these access codes you can contact us in the Marine Store or Dock Office for a replacement card or by phone at (410) 648-5112.

Do you have cable television?

Currently, we do not offer cable television service. However, Annual customers often setup satellite service with DirectTV. Also please visit our Wi-Fi page for other options regarding television and internet services.

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Where is the closest grocery store?

Our Marine Store has a small chandlery for your basic needs including health and beauty aids, cleaning supplies, beverages, beer, wine and ice. If you are in need of a local grocer, Sassy Market or Cross Street Food & Garden are located in Galena, about 1.3 miles south of GYB.

Additionally, a Super Wal-Mart is located about fifteen minutes away (via car) in Middletown, Delaware. For transient boaters, GYB does offer a courtesy van and further information can be found on the Marine Store page.

Do you have a rental vehicle?

Currently we do not offer a rental vehicle. However, we do provide a courtesy van for local trips. Please contact our Marine Store for details. *Note: courtesy vehicle is only available to US citizens, 25 years of age or older, with a valid US driver's license.

How can I make dinner reservations?

We do not accept dining reservations for the Granary Restaurant or the Kitty Knight Restaurant. To obtain reservations, please call (410) 275-1603 for the Granary and (410) 648-5200 for the Kitty Knight.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  


Georgetown Yacht Basin, Inc.
14020 Augustine Herman Highway, PO Box 8, Georgetown, MD 21930  (410) 648-5112 tel  (410) 648-5321 fax
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