Details for South Whidbey Harbor
Name

South Whidbey Harbor
Position

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Average rating 3.9 stars from 17 reviews

Address 228 Wharf Street
Langley, WA 98260

Phone360-221-1120

After hours contact



Facility type

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

Notes

Reservations accepted online or by phone 360-221-1120. Contact them shortly before arrival for slip assignment.

VHF channel

16 and 66A

Web sitewww.portofsouthwhidbey.com/langley_harbor.htm

Email contact

harbormaster@portofsouthwhidbey.com

Owner, manager

Port of South Whidbey

Harbormaster

Julie James, 360-221-1120

Dockmaster

Duncan McPhee, 360-221-1120

Payments acceptedCredit cards - YES
Checks - NO

Payment info



Payment discounts



Operation (seasonal or year-round)
Year round

Additional info: The Langley/South Whidbey Marina is open year-round.

Approach

Enter yacht basin around SW end of wood breakwater. Space is somewhat tight at entrance and in basin itself.

Tide

Unknown

Current

Strong

Tide & current additional info



Depths

Approach: Unknown
Transient dockage: Unknown
Fuel dock: Unknown

Other depth info:

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

Additional info:

Size restrictionsLOA max: Unknown
Beam max: Unknown

Other info: Fairways are a bit narrow and some slips a tight fit. Boats without thrusters should have assistance fore and aft or request assistance from ashore.

330 feet of new dock space was added in 2014. It is outside the old wall and will accomodate larger boats.

Slips

Transient: Unknown
Total: Unknown
Transient price: $1.15/ft (2014-08-04)

Other price info: 24 and 30 foot slips with 5 and 6 foot overhangs allowed. Side ties allowed for other sizes.
24 foot slips, maximum 30 feet LOA.30 foot slips, maximum 35 feet LOA.

2014 linear dock expansion:
D dock is 130 feet.
E dock is 100 feet.

Linear dock space is $1.15 per foot LOA per night.
Reservation fee, non-refundable, but applied to 1st night's moorage, is $10.00.

Day tie ups are $10 for two hours or less and $20 for up to five hours.

Moorings

Transient: Unknown
Total: Unknown
Transient price: Unknown

Other price info:

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

Additional info:

Pricing info: $5 utility fee.

Cable TV (and pricing)



Phone hookup (and pricing)



Water (and pricing)

Yes

Dinghy access

Yes - They will find a spot for your dinghy, no charge.

Liveaboard info

Yes - Liveaboard fee, in addition to monthly Utility Fee is $45.00 per month.

FuelGas: NOT AVAILABLE
Diesel: NOT AVAILABLE

Fuel brand:

Gas priceUnknown

Other price info:

Diesel priceUnknown

Other price info:

Propane



Pets welcomeYes

Other pet info:

Disability access



Launch service

No

Pump out

Yes - There is a pumpout on a separate dock.

Ice

Yes - Available at the Star Grocery in town.

Trash

Yes - Trash Cans on the upper dock and Dumpsters next to restrooms.

Showers

Yes - One shower, but can be very sandy due to divers rinsing themselves off.

Heads

Yes - Heated restrooms.

Laundry

Yes - No laundry at the marina. A laundromat exists in town. All Washed Up, 630 2nd St., 360-221-5828.

Grocery

Yes - Star Grocery has your normal grocery items, plus a deli and large wine selection.

Hardware

No - No hardware and marine parts available within walking distance.

Restaurants

Yes - There a numerous restaurants ranging from 4-5 star to everyday pizza and American fare. There are a couple locally owned coffee houses. For your sweet tooth there is a chocolate shop.

Bars



Hotels or motels

Yes - There are hotel/motels plus bed and breakfasts available. Google/Bing Langley WA for a list.

Repair capabilities

No - No local repair. Would need to go to Everett or Oak Harbor.

Haul out capabilities

No - No Haul Out facilities available. The nearest would be Port of Everett.

Storage facilities



Fishing supplies

No - None available in town.

Chartering capabilities

No - No charter boats, nearest would be at the Port of Everett.

Internet access

Yes - Free WiFi at the marina. Internet access is available at the library.

Boat ramp availability

Yes - Boat ramp available. Should not be used at very low tides.

Transportation

Yes - Free bus service throughout Whidbey Island. Island Transit bus route and schedule information is available from the Harbor staff and at http://www.islandtransit.org/.

Cooper Auto Rental
360-341-2949

All Island Express Taxi
360-341-8294

South Whidbey Taxi
360-321-0203

Whidbey Island Moped
Scooter Rentals
360-221-5152

Other services



Attractions



Reviews for South Whidbey Harbor
great facility and access into town, 2016-07-08
Captain: , Leschi (30)

helpful harbormaster, easy docking and great protection (the wind blew from the north hard all night but we stayed calm behind the wall). Langley is a sweet town (although we were there on a Monday when much was closed). good store and food (Useless Cafe great for the morning start). only complaint is no fuel anywhere nearby.



Great new Docks, 2015-11-30
Captain: , Bellingham (60)

Love the ease of the new breakwater docks. They are really solid, adn because they don't allow mooring to the outside of the breakwater, you have wonderful views. Great alternative for bigger boats that had trouble finding space "inside." Second the suggestion for Dinner at Primo's, and the Useless Bay Cafe is great for specialty coffees and breakfast.



New Breakwater, 2015-04-07
Captain: , Seattle (344)

Tied to the new breakwater dock. Good protection and excellent views across Saratoga Passage to Camano Island. Nice picnic tables on the dock. Easy walk to town on the road, although may be a little steep for some. Good burgers and beer at Primo Bistro.




Great Town, 2014-11-04
Captain: , Shilshole Marina (90)

The town is small but has a lot of artist shops and small restaurants. The harbor is small and shallow (especially SW) so watch your depth. Generally everyone is very helpful and friendly. Fills up fast in the summer so call ahead for reservations.



Nice Place, 2014-09-07
Captain: , Liberty Bay Washington (400)

Thier new breakwater docks are very nice and easy to get in and out of. We were there in September and there was plenty of room, but for as nice as it is it will probably be full in the summer time. Nice little town to walk around in and the Village Pizzeria has great pizza's and great view. Very helpfull staff and if you call in before getting there they will be there to help you dock.



Pleasant place, 2014-04-10
Captain: , everett, wa (275)

It can get crowded here on summer weekends, but they really try to accomidate everyone. Restrooms are a few steps across the parking lot near the pier.The town includes such things as resturaunts, jewlery, antiques, and art. This is a nice afternoon walk around town.



great experience with 2hr stopover, 2013-05-28
Captain: , North Lake Marina, Lake Washington (260)

on our way back from the San Juans, we stopped over for the first time at South Whidbey Harbor and had a great experience. We called ahead and confirmed availability and were greeted on the dock by Amy. It is a tight-fitting marina but Amy and her crew help make sure each and every boat is safely moored and leaves safely. I will definitely stay again. There is also a quaint town up the hill (about 10 min walk) complete with a few restaurants and stores including grocery.



Small but friendly, 2012-08-22
Captain: , Bellingham, WA (77)

Reservations are strongly advised, particularly during the summer boating season. In our experience the marina staff is friendly and efficient and does everything they can to make your stay an enjoyable one. Clever flip-over signs on the slips that say Open or Occupied so you can leave the marina and go crabbing or fishing without a worry that your slip will be taken by someone else while you're gone.

Be careful of depths entering and leaving the harbor. There are shallow areas that extend out north of the harbor. Also keep a close lookout approaching and departing during crab season--- a lot of pots get set out in the water around the harbor in depths up to 100 feet.

There can be a noticeable current in the harbor due to its location.



Caution certain tide and wind conditions may bring sea weed into marina., 2012-08-20
Captain: , LAKE STEVENS (49)

I had my water intake to my engine get clogged. Otherwise great Place.



Nice small harbor, 2012-06-26
Captain: , Port Orchard, WA (292)

Clean and well maintained, the harbor Know takes reservations for thier limited spaces



Spend the day or night, 2011-11-23
Captain: , Port of Everett (68)

Must stop in and spend the night. Weekend walking the town is very nice. Roomer has it that the marine could be expanding to allow more boats. Anchorage is available however limited to a small number of boats.



Great place to visit, 2011-02-12
Captain: , Olalla, WA (342)

Not many slips available so reservations are a must. Well protected from seas and winds. The walk to town is up hill about 1.5 city blocks. At the top on the right is Langley Pizza. Good stuff. gets crowded fast so eat early or very late. Theyhave outside seating but no pets allowed so keep them tied outside the fence or on the boat. the town is dog friendly with lots of water dishes outside many shops. It will take you about 1-1.5 hours to walk the entire town. Fun place and lots of friendly locals... Enjoy!



A fun little Island seaport, 2010-12-25
Captain: , Sequim, WA (676)

We love Langley, The town is quaint and has lots of shops and several good restaurants. Marina is indeed small but friendly and accomodating. Our boat owners group comes here every year.



Very nice place, 2010-10-22
Captain: , Kenmore, WA (948)

The harbor is very small, and I've not been able to tie up there a few times, but the anchoring is OK. The beach is soft white sand and the restrooms are heated and lit at night. Langley has many touristy stores and cafes and a great grocery store. It's a getaway town for many wealthy Seattleites, so they cater to visitors. The 'Choochokam Arts Festival' in July is fun to visit.



No Dingy Dock, 2010-09-06
Captain: , Cap Sante Marina, Anacortes, WA (61)

Beware that there is no dingy dock. If you anchor out, as you may have to because of the size of the marina, you are stuc on the boat unless you beach your dingy.



Langley Harbour, 2010-08-26
Captain: , Live in Vernon, B.C. looking for a RPH LRC Trawler (127)

A very nice small municipal marina; Wharinger is excellent and always seems to find a place to put you on the dock. Short walk to the town, although it is uphill. Lots to see and nice shops. Great pizza parlour on the main street, just follow the road from the marina up the hill and you will get there!



Langley Marina, 2010-01-19
Captain: , Everett, WA (43)

The marina is small and well maintained. The restrooms are often full of sand due to divers rinsing their gear off. The town is quaint and has nice restaurants.

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