Details for Liberty Yacht Club and Marina
Name

Liberty Yacht Club and Marina
Position

Display in The Interactive Cruising Guidebook
Average rating 3.3 stars from 12 reviews

Address 64 Old South River Rd
Edgewater, MD 21037-1443

Phone410-266-5633/800-971-1300

After hours contact



Facility type

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

Notes



VHF channel

16

Web sitewww.libertymarina.com

Email contact



Owner, manager

Chris Custer, General Manager

Harbormaster



Dockmaster



Payments acceptedCredit cards - NO
Checks - NO

Payment info



Payment discounts



Operation (seasonal or year-round)
Year round

Additional info: Marina management on-site year-round.

Approach



Tide

2

Current

Strong

Tide & current additional info



Depths

Approach: 10
Transient dockage: 10
Fuel dock: 10

Other depth info:

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

Additional info:

Size restrictionsLOA max: 200
Beam max: Unknown

Other info:

Slips

Transient: Unknown
Total: 300
Transient price: $2.00/ft (2016-10-05)

Other price info: Boats up to 50'. Boats up to 200' Call for pricing. Rates vary holidays and special events.

Many slips have lifts. Can accomodate length up to 100'.

Moorings

Transient: Unknown
Total: Unknown
Transient price: Unknown

Other price info:

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

Additional info: Reliable AC power available at all slips - marina will configure to meet needs of vessel.

Pricing info: Transients are Electric $10.00 per plug.

Others are billed at Baltimore Gas and Electric rates. Some slips require BGE account, others are billed monthly thru the marina office.

Cable TV (and pricing)

No - Cable TV not available. Live-aboard boats use Satellite TV, generally with Track-It-TV (Follow-Me-TV) units.

Phone hookup (and pricing)

Yes - Phone hookup is marginal. Verizon will establish service at their demarcation line which is in the main building. Cost to find the wiring from the main building to an individual slip is an add'l $100 (from Verizon) Wiring not well labeled, and much of it was damaged by hurricane Isabel.

Water (and pricing)

Yes - Potable water available at all slips with good pressure. Water included in slip fee, not metered. Certain hydrants available year-round, but longer hose may be needed to access.

Dinghy access



Liveaboard info

Yes - Live-aboards allowed. $80/mo live-aboard fee in addition to slip fees.

FuelGas: AVAILABLE
Diesel: AVAILABLE

Fuel brand: Unbranded

Gas priceUnknown

Other price info: Midgrade

Diesel priceUnknown

Other price info: Price includes tax. Call ahead.

Propane

Yes - Propane available within 2 mi. of marina in Edgewater.

Pets welcomeYes

Other pet info:

Disability access



Launch service

No

Pump out

Yes - 2 pump out facilities.

Ice

Yes - Bag ice available - $2.50/bag in 2007.

Trash

Yes - Trash cans throughout the marina - emptied several times per day.

Showers

Yes - On-premises - available for marina guests.

Heads

Yes - On-premises

Laundry

No - No laundry on premesis - closest laundromat is in Edgewater, approximately 5 miles from marina - vehicle needed for laundry.

Grocery

Yes - Some on site in the ship store. A Giant grocery store is south less than 2 miles from the marina.

Hardware

Yes - Excellent hardware store within 5 mi. of marina. Home Depot also within a few miles of marina. West Marine @ 3257 Solomons Island Road in Edgewater - next to K-Mart - about 3 mi. from marina.

Restaurants

Yes - Yellowfin Restaurant across the street. Excellent food, prices moderate to high.

Bars

Yes - Yellowfin Restaurant across the street voted best happy hour in Annapolis in 2007.

Hotels or motels



Repair capabilities

Yes - Full service maintenance and repair facility.

Haul out capabilities

Yes - 25 ton travel-lift at marina.

Storage facilities

Yes - 150 high/dry rack storage. Winter storage and year around land storage

Fishing supplies

Yes - Some available at the marina store.

Chartering capabilities



Internet access

Yes - WiFi in marina.

Boat ramp availability

No

Transportation

Yes - Public bus into Annapolis available on Rt. 2 (short walk from marina). Taxi's available.

Other services



Attractions



Reviews for Liberty Yacht Club and Marina
Convenient Gas Stop, 2016-08-10
Captain: , Oakton, VA (299)

Right off the channel at the Route 2 bridge, this is a good place to stop for fuel. With competitive prices, the only downside is that the fuel dock is exposed.



Currently upgrading all Docks., 2015-08-12
Captain: , Edgewater, MD (75)

While this was a rather weathered marina, they are currently expanding and upgrading the entire marina. Adding more mooring balls, new Pumps, pump out stations at each slip, New decking and more slips. The employees could be more friendly though. All in all a nice Marina.



Not coming there ever, 2014-12-14
Captain: , Ft lauderdale (20)

Got my catamaran there for 5 month, at first all was good, then with no warning they raised there price from $400/month dockage that was agreed to $550!

I have an hybrid boat so it has to be connected to the electric power when at the dock! To keep the drive battery bank in good condition.
When I came pick up the boat, she was unplug the battery where down to 5 volts, so damaging 12 x12 volt battery bank, locally the house bank didn't suffer to much, but the drive bank that's an other story. I have to replace now, and the 2 boat next to me where using my electric power cord to recharge there battery!
So they park 3 boats in one dock and charge 3 electric fees for one only outlet.
When I ask why do I have to pay the 53 dollars fees they told me there are not there to police the electric outlet!

Maintenance ! I had some issue with a generator, I ask to get it fix! It took 2 month to get to it. An 3 mechanic to get to the bottom of it.
Winch: they told me I have to replace the electric motor and clutch for $2700 a bargain for in fact just a set of damaged Paws that cost $45!
So management is incompetent, maintenance it's a lottery you may be lucky! And if you agree to a price be aware that that's the price of the day! An if you are like me living far away you will be an easy prey!
So be aware! If you are not a local avoid this place!




Fuel Dock re-opened, 2014-08-11
Captain: , Annapolis (104)

Fuel dock - gas/diesel/pumpout is up and running. Pilings could use more padding, but the lines are new. they are having pilings replaced for docks. Good to see improvements!



Fuel Dock still under repair, 2014-06-10
Captain: , Annapolis, MD (465)

Marina management advises new fuel infrastructure is weeks away from being operational.



Good place to stop for fuel, water and pump out, 2013-09-07
Captain: , Annapolis Md (280)

Directly on the busy South River this marina has some slips for transiants but is not well located for travel to Annapolis. The busy river makes it a bit rocky during weekends. The staff is good and the docks in good repair.



Bad repair service experience, 2012-10-08
Captain: , Port Charlotte, FL (573)

Had to stop in to have my throttle/ shift assembly replaced at the start of a 2-week boat trip. Service mgr ordered parts without checking to see if they would fit in the pedestal. A new (large) hole had to be cut to move the throttle lever over and up, as it was too large to be a direct replacement. Hole was cut incorrectly in the pedestal, throttle lever is installed now with the trim plate overlapping a bolt head on the pedestal guard. Unsafe practices by yard worker who "has worked here 40 yrs and is very good" - cutting a hole in the pedestal with a bent blade on a jigsaw, held out from the work area like a recip saw, no eye protection, no respiratory protection while cutting fiberglass, dust and shavings everywhere inside the pedestal, minimal cleanup, without regard for the hydraulic steering lines and electrics on the backside of the cut. Service manager topped it off with a comment that I could just buy a new throttle and replace it later if I wasn't happy with what they did - when I told him that it was an expensive repair and I expected it to last, he implied that they were doing me a favor to have done the work at all. For over $600 spent, I don't consider it a "favor".



Decent place, 2011-08-17
Captain: , Annapolis (795)

Chris is the best thing about this place. Lived aboard here for five months and kept my boat here for two years. The place is a bit of a "truck stop" but the docks are good, the pool is nice, and there are many liveaboards here. The gas dock is good and staffed by bikini-clad girls (bonus). The marina is four miles up the South River, so it is a ways from big water. It is also a ways from anything shoreside except YellowFin restaurant. What sets this place apart is the attitude. It is not stuffy or resorty. A real place with real people.



Great people and service, 2011-05-05
Captain: , Edgewater, MD (10)

Have had slip here for 3 seasons now, very happy with service. Local mechanics are very good too.



Good Gas stop, 2010-09-21
Captain: , Chesapeake Bay MD (495)

Great place to get gas in and out and girls in biknis pumping...gas.

Dock here and try the Yellow Fin restauarnat - high end and good food - I understand a very active bar.



great marina and management, 2009-05-08
Captain: , edgewater md (13)

customer service was great



Liberty Yacht Club Marina, 2007-02-02
Captain: , Florida Keys (129)

Gen'l Manager Chris goes out of his way to acomodate boaters needs. Mostly floating docks, somewhat exposed, but generally not a problem. Easy access fuel dock, plenty of water depth, reliable electric at slips. Nice swimming pool, good restaurants nearby. Good place for live-aboards or long term dockage of your boat.

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