Details for Harbour Central Marina
Name

Harbour Central Marina
Position

Display in The Interactive Cruising Guidebook
Average rating 3.1 stars from 7 reviews

Address East Bay Street
Nassau, NP

Phone242-323-2172

After hours contact



Facility type

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

Notes

Facility is attached to a land based gas station.

VHF channel

16

Web site

Email contact



Owner, manager

Paul

Harbormaster

Garnett

Dockmaster

Anecia

Payments acceptedCredit cards - YES
Checks - YES

Payment info



Payment discounts



Operation (seasonal or year-round)
Year round

Additional info:

Approach



Tide

Unknown

Current

Moderate

Tide & current additional info



Depths

Approach: Unknown
Transient dockage: Unknown
Fuel dock: 11

Other depth info:

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

Additional info:

Size restrictionsLOA max: Unknown
Beam max: Unknown

Other info:

Slips

Transient: Unknown
Total: Unknown
Transient price: $2.00/ft (2016-04-04)

Other price info:

Moorings

Transient: Unknown
Total: Unknown
Transient price: Unknown

Other price info:

AC power30 amp - YES
50 amp - YES
100 amp - YES

Additional info: Some slips have 30 and 50 amps. Some slips have 110 outlets to tap into. Power is metered at $0.50 per kw, 2016.

Pricing info: 110 power was included in the slip fee. May be an additional charge for 30 amp.

Cable TV (and pricing)



Phone hookup (and pricing)



Water (and pricing)

Yes - Metered at $0.15 per gallon, not RO, not potable.

Dinghy access

No

Liveaboard info



FuelGas: AVAILABLE
Diesel: AVAILABLE

Fuel brand: Rubis

Gas priceUnknown

Other price info: Cash price with VAT, +3% Visa/MC

Diesel priceUnknown

Other price info: With VAT. Cash price. + 3% Visa/MC

Propane

Yes - Not onsite. Bahama Gas is about a 10-15 minute walk and they can fill tanks.

Pets welcomeYes

Other pet info: Pets welcome but there isn't a lot of options for shoreside playtime. There is a small park across the street and a little public "beach" next door but it's littered with garbage, not great but it works.

Disability access



Launch service



Pump out

No

Ice

Yes - They do have ice for sale.

Trash

Yes - Marina guests can toss trash in the dumpster out front for free.

Showers

Yes

Heads

Yes

Laundry

Yes - Two washers, two dryers, $2 each. Office has rolls of quarters.

Grocery

Yes - Nothing onsite. There's a Super Value about a 15 minute walk and there are cabs if you want them to come back. There is a very nice bakery about 2 blocks away with daily fresh product and you can order special items as well.

Grocery delivery to the marina by www. FoodStore2Go.com

Hardware



Restaurants

Yes - There are a number of nice restaurants close by. Luccianos for upscale Italian, The Wine Bar across the street for tapas and a nice wine selection, The Green Parrot one block down for good bar food. All of these are within 5 a minute walk.

Bars



Hotels or motels



Repair capabilities

No - No onsite mechanics but it is reported that there is an outside mechanic (Marine Deisel) that can do work.

Haul out capabilities

Yes - They have a small boat lift that they can launch and recover small power boats with.

Storage facilities

Yes - Facility is attached to a small boat drydock. It is reported that they may have long term storage, speak with dockmaster.

Fishing supplies

Yes - No supplies onsight but others are available within a 10-15 minute walk.

Chartering capabilities

Yes - There are some local fish charters operating out of this marina, very convenient and a good price.

Internet access

Yes - Free WiFi s included, but for only one device. Any other access will cost you $5 per day.

The Wine Bar across the street and the Green Parrot just down the road have free WiFi and you can pick up Atlantis with an antenna for $22 per day.

Boat ramp availability

No

Transportation



Other services

The yard and marina are totally fenced in with security gates and 24 hour staffed security.

Attractions



Reviews for Harbour Central Marina
Probably best bargain in marinas in Nassau, 2016-07-07
Captain: , Philadelphia (296)

Very friendly and helpful staff. Always available. Easy to dock fuel dock. When entering marina do not cross the shoals in front of it. Go along the docks from the cruise ship terminal. There is deep water.
Clean, new docks. Safe enclosed marina. Restaurants, supermarket within walking distance. Short cab ride to Atlantis over the bridge.
Stayed for a week in late March 2016. Will again this winter.
Peter Breit
S/V BELVEDERE



price update dec 27 2015, 2015-12-27
Captain: , Montreal (31)

today
diesel is 3.72$
gaz is 3.98$, ethanol free
water is 0.50$ per gallon



Basic dockage, 2015-12-20
Captain: , Huntsville, AL (335)

We docked here for a few days, went to Atlantis for 3 days, then came back to stay for a little bit. Then we were told that we would have to move to a different slip since they were going to put a bigger boat in ours, basically rented our slip out from under us since they could get more money for it. Offered us another slip at .75/ft that is only 25 ft wide max for our 22 ft beam cat. With a 30 knot nor'easter coming in, we didn't want to barely fit in a slip, esp since just normal conditions can have you hopping in these slips. So we left for Bay Street Marina, a little more costly, but much better amenities making it worth the price difference.

The washers and dryers are great, the bathrooms ok, and the showers totally unacceptable. It's a basic Marina, with minimal facilities, no RO water, but fewer people and fairly quiet. We would not be opposed to staying here again, but probably would not be our first choice.



The best kept secret in Nassau, 2015-07-26
Captain: , Miami, fl (3544)

While others are waiting in the current being the bridge to refuel at Hurricane hole, we just tie to a better, cleaner, bigger dock and pay less :) friendly staff, beautiful new docks. The face dock is twice as long as hurricane hole!

Would have given 5 stars if street access was a bit nicer but it is a boat storage facility, not a resort.



No longer a deal, 2015-06-02
Captain: , Edmonton (279)

Previously stayed here at $1/ft, and that was a good deal for Nassau. Owner did some upgrades, now has delusions of grandeur - charging $2/ft. There's now power and water to the slips (for a price). Only amenity is toilet (BYOTP) and weak showers.



Good facilities, nice people and great price!, 2012-03-09
Captain: , Fort Myers Beach, FL (111)

We pulled into HCM to stay just a few nights to visit friends...we eneded up being there for 14. We found the facilities to be quite nice for the Bahamas and at $1.75/ft that includes water & power it's a very good price as well. A number of nice restaurants close by, immigration is a 5min walk, we picked up internet very good (w/long range antenna) from Atlantis for $20/day but the Green Parrot (3 min walk) or the Wine Bar (very nice tapas/wine bar) across the street both have it for free. We got stuck due to weather and they gave us a couple days free since we "wanted to go but couldn't"...very kind of them. I did not take on any fuel so I can't speak to the fuel dock but everythign else was quite nice, very pleasant folks and a great value! We'll be back if/when we're in Nassau again.



beware of scam, 2012-02-18
Captain: , Winterport, Me. (244)

This Texaco fuel port claims to not be able to accept credit cards because "the phones are down". They have been "down" for over a year. They will also tell you "they have no change" so be sure to take some. I much prefer the Texaco Star Port on the East end of the harbor. They take cards with no sur-charge, will make change, have a place for garbage, and have free water. Worth the trip (about a mile) in the dinghy and the price was less for the diesel

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