Details for Belmont Bay Harbor
Name

Belmont Bay Harbor
Position

Display in The Interactive Cruising Guidebook
Average rating 3.6 stars from 16 reviews

Address 570 Harbor Side St
Woodbridge, VA 22191

Phone703-490-5088 (Fax: 703-490-5188)

After hours contact



Facility type

Marina - YES
Club - NO
Fuel - YES
Repair - NO
Municipal - NO
Other - NO

VHF channel

16,68

Web sitewww.belmontbay.com

Email contact

bbharbor@comcast.net

Owner, manager

Coastal Properties Management Inc.

Harbormaster

Jim Brooks

Dockmaster



Payments acceptedCredit cards - YES
Checks - NO

Payment info



Payment discounts



Operation (seasonal or year-round)
Seasonal

Additional info: Hours of Operation: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM (daily).

Approach



Tide

2

Current

Strong

Tide & current additional info



Depths

Approach: 15
Transient dockage: 8
Fuel dock: 15

Other depth info: Occoquan River entrance may be 6ft at MLW.

Dock typesWood - NO
Concrete - NO
Floating - YES
Fixed - NO
T/Alongside - NO
Other - NO

Additional info:

Size restrictionsLOA max: 60
Beam max: Unknown

Other info:

Slips

Transient: Unknown
Total: 155
Transient price: $2.00/ft (2016-11-01)

Other price info:

Moorings

Transient: Unknown
Total: Unknown
Transient price: Unknown

Other price info:

AC power30 amp - YES
50 amp - YES
100 amp - NO

Additional info:

Pricing info:

Cable TV (and pricing)

No

Phone hookup (and pricing)

No

Water (and pricing)

Yes - Seasonal

Dinghy access

Yes

Liveaboard info

No

FuelGas: AVAILABLE
Diesel: AVAILABLE

Fuel brand:

Gas priceUnknown

Other price info: No discounts.

Diesel priceUnknown

Other price info: No discounts.

Propane

No

Pets welcomeYes

Other pet info:

Disability access



Launch service



Pump out

Yes

Ice

Yes

Trash

Yes - There are trash barrels in the marina.

Showers

Yes

Heads

Yes

Laundry

Yes

Grocery

Yes - There is a Food Lion down the street from the VRE train station. Also a CVS across the street. The Virginia Rail Express station is over 1 mile from the marina.

Hardware



Restaurants

No

Bars

No

Hotels or motels



Repair capabilities

Yes - Repairs performed by local shops, not the marina.

Haul out capabilities

No

Storage facilities

No

Fishing supplies

No

Chartering capabilities



Internet access

Yes - WiFi was down and no date to be repaired, on 05/22/14.

Please update this when you find the WiFi working again.

Boat ramp availability

No

Transportation



Other services

Golf course, brokerage and ample parking.

Attractions

This is good stop if you want to take the VRE train into DC to see the Museums. You will go from Woodbridge station to L'efant station. L'efant station is right near the DC mall. Cost is approximately $8 per person each way in 2014. Check the schedule because this is a comuter train and only runs mornings and evenings until 6:45 pm. Taxi to the VRE station costs approx $8 each way in 2014.

Reviews for Belmont Bay Harbor
Good People, 2016-08-14
Captain: , Lottsburg, Va (264)

Stopped here for fuel on our way down the Potomac. Long narrow entrance from the river, which on a Saturday was very busy. Depth ranged from 7-12 feet . Dock staff was efficient, helpful and the diesel was 1.99/gal.



nice place, 2016-07-28
Captain: , Lighthouse Point, Fl (320)

65ft Fairline Squadron SAFE RETURNS Lighthouse Point, Fl.

Not too much around. Convince store across the street. The area is currently being butt up with condos. What I did like was there was plenty of water coming in the main creek. Show 8'plus feet all the way in. Edson was the reason we gave it 4 stars instead of 3. He knew lots of history around the Potomac. After tying up and checking in he asked was there anything we needed. I said since you asked we could 2 cases of water. Well within an hour we had the water on the boat. How's that for service. Also he told us the price of diesel in DC so we filled up there at $1.99 per gallon. We will be back



A Great Marina, 2016-06-14
Captain: , Goose Creek (70)

No doubt the best marina we have been in on the Potomac, and a nice stop between Coles Point and DC.
The fuel is good, staff very helpful and bathrooms very nice. And its only a 5 minute walk to the bathrooms - what's the problem.
West Marine and groceries a 20 minute bike ride away.
With cable, I would give it 5 stars.



8/19/15 Stay, 2015-10-19
Captain: , Fort Pierce City Marina, FL (420)

We spent several nights here waiting on friends to arrive. The marina is clean and quite secure with good floating docks. Unless you have a dinghy, the restrooms are too far to walk to. Also, nothing close for dining without a dinghy. Provisions are a couple of miles away which we used a bike to access. Due to the distance to our slip from the fuel dock, we had no assistance from the dockmaster who was alone.



My Home for 10 Years, 2014-09-05
Captain: , Richmond (223)

Reviews below are pretty accurate so I'll cover updates and additional items. Dockmaster is very professional, he runs a tight ship.The Marina is really window dressing for the development, so bathrooms can be a long walk from your slip, and there is no dingy dock, service yard, pool, or cook out area. Pump out is well maintained, fuel is fresh. and has been said, bathrooms are spotless and kept cool in summer. Coin laundry is available, but only one washer and dryer. Fortunately, very little demand. For lunch or dinner there is a banquet facility/restaurant at the Ospreys Golf Course pro shop a short walk away, but it's open irregularly, so call first. A better bet is The Landing Restaurant, a dingy ride 1/2 mile up river just above the Rt 1 bridge at Occoquan Harbour Marina. This dingy ride up river is also as close as you'll get to grocery shopping at Food Lion, or the West Marine both about a 1/3 mile walk from the Landing Restaurant, otherwise, each is about 1.5 miles from Belmont Bay itself. The Marina and waterfront have become an attraction for non-residents, but management takes security pretty seriously.



Good point to go to DC on train, 2014-05-23
Captain: , Ruskin Florida (702)

Not much around the marina... you can dingy up to old town above the bridge for restaurant...we were told... didn't go.
See general info for train station info. The team at the marina gave us excellent service. They gave us a nice gift bag with wine etc. Dock master was awesome..



Great Facility, 2013-10-09
Captain: , Quantico, VA (261)

The marina has floating docks, excellent bath facilities, coin operated laundry and paved jogging/walking paths. There is a golf course withing walking distance of the marina and a train station about 1/2 mile away. The offer ValveTec gas and diesel and pump out. 50A and 30A power is available at all slips. MLW depth is approximately 7 feet throughout the marina. Very easy access to the fuel dock.
The can be reached at 703-492-5088 or hail them on channel 16.



Good upper Potomac sailboat stop, 2013-09-14
Captain: , Austin, TX (346)

The floating docks are excellent and the fuel dock has good access. Laundry and nice clean restrooms/showers. Good fuel dock which can be busy on weekends. No nearby restaurants; the restaurant at the golf course closed this spring. No shopping or repair facitlities. Entrance is narrow and shallow. We have touched bottom on previous trips but this time had between 6 and 7 feet of depth near low tide. We draw 5.5 ft so not a lot of water under the keel, but even these depths are better than most of the anchorages and marinas on the upper portion of the Potomac until DC. Also one of the few protected spots from all wind directions in the area. It is a long stretch of Potomac with few facilities and this makes a convenient stop if you are on a slow boat.



Coming Along, 2013-05-08
Captain: , Quantico VA - Amelia FL (644)

Met by well trained dock hands who promptly, and correctly, provided dock lines, tie up, and directions. Rapidly pumped 20 gallons of diesel ($3.79 gallon on 4 May 2013) and got me on my way. Fuel dock is in great shape. Will take the time to see the rest of the facility next time by.



Difficult to get into - but first rate facility, 2012-10-17
Captain: , Muskegon, MI (980)

the channel to reach the marina is very narrow and you need to check with harbor master for excact instrutions. The facility is in front of apartment/ condos quite a walk to any stores.
Rest rooms clean, and each dock has locked gates. Over all a pleasant experience if you do not need supplies.



RECENT Improvments, take another look, 2011-07-12
Captain: , Washington, DC (350)

This place has been a bit down at the heels, but take another look.



Good fuel dock, 2011-07-11
Captain: , Mason Neck, VA (63)

Have run many 100's of gallons of their Valvetech diesel fuel through my boat; never any problems



Great Marina, 2011-03-17
Captain: , Woodbridge VA (80)

I have been at BB since 2001 and have found it to be a great place to keep my boat. Jim Brooks the dock master is genuinely interested in running a top flight operation. The marina offers gas and diesel both treated with Valv Tech products and has a pump out system free to slip holders. Overall a very friendly cordial atmosphere.

From the marina your are 5 minutes(@27 knots) to the Potomac and 45-60 minutes to Nat'l Harbor, Alexandria and DC.



Dockmaster is very unfriendly towards boaters, 2011-02-07
Captain: , Woodbridge, VA (20)

Jim Brooks who is the dockmaster at this very nice marina is not so very nice to his boating customers. His rude personality and unwillingness to help out in a pinch keeps us from keeping our boat here at the BB marina. The marina has the highest slip fees on the Potomac River only second in line behind National Harbor! Boating should be friendly and fun, not nazi like as the dockmaster here makes it.



Very nice place, 2007-08-09
Captain: , Lighthouse Point, FL (79)

Not much happening, but everything is in great condition and bathroom and showers are spotless



My Home Port, 2007-07-09
Captain: , Woodbridge, VA (137)

The is a relatively new facility with floating docks, showers, laundry and fuel. There's not much else as it's in a residential development. Rental cars are just a mile a way. Just a half mile a way is the train station, that operates on work days as a commuter stop. Very convenient for a week day morning trip into DC and evening trip back.

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