Details for Nu Plaza Yacht Club

Nu Plaza Yacht Club

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Average rating 4.1 stars from 10 reviews

Address 5036 Old Henderson Rd
Evansville, IN 47712-9394


After hours contact

Facility type

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


This is the first real marina with protected dockage and complete services coming up from Memphis, Tn or Green Turtle Bay on Lake Barkley and the last going downstream from Evansville. This makes this a must stop in both directions if needing to top off fuel/gas, groceries, etc.

VHF channel


Web site

Email contact

Owner, manager

Jim Hall



Payments acceptedCredit cards - YES
Checks - YES

Payment info

Payment discounts


Operation (seasonal or year-round)
Year round

Additional info: Call as boats stay in the water all year.


At mile 797 behind the island, RDB. Approach from either end of the island. The channel behind the island is deep, 20+ feet above and below the island.





Tide & current additional info


Approach: 20
Transient dockage: 16
Fuel dock: 20

Other depth info:

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

Additional info:

Size restrictionsLOA max: 70
Beam max: 30

Other info:


Transient: Unknown
Total: Unknown
Transient price: Unknown

Other price info:


Transient: Unknown
Total: 0
Transient price: Unknown

Other price info:

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

Additional info: Two 50 and 30 amp on each power post.

Pricing info: Included

Cable TV (and pricing)


Phone hookup (and pricing)


Water (and pricing)

Yes - Softened water available at the office fuel dock for boats tanks.

Dinghy access


Liveaboard info



Fuel brand: Self service.

Gas priceUnknown

Other price info: 93 octane, ethanol free.
87 octane w/ethanol $3.399

Diesel priceUnknown

Other price info:


Pets welcomeYes

Other pet info:

Disability access


Launch service


Pump out







Yes - Up the hill in the Captains lounge.


Yes - Up the hill in the Captain lounge.




No - In Evansville Schnucks and Aldis, need a vehicle.


No - In Evansville, need a car.


No - Many in Evansville, need a car.


No - Many in Evansville, need a car.

Hotels or motels

No - Many in Evansville, need a car.

Repair capabilities

Yes - Available on site in the water, also at the work facility with haul out.

Haul out capabilities

Yes - They have a variety of trailers that can be used to haul boats to 80 feet at a nearby ramp.

Storage facilities

Yes - Yard or heated shed for winter storage.

Fishing supplies


Chartering capabilities


Internet access

Yes - Verizon good.

Boat ramp availability

Yes - There's a ramp just ust downstream of the marina.


Yes - These are great and generous folks who often offer rides or use of a vehicle to get to the stores.

Other services


Reviews for Nu Plaza Yacht Club
Wonderful Place, Nice People, 2016-07-17
Captain: , Branson, MO (90)

John Mills, Seascape

Great Place, dockage a real bargain, but fuel prices were high. Very friendly people and nice facilities including laundry right at the dock.

Good stop without frills, 2016-06-24
Captain: , Rock Harbor Marina (30)

Stopped for fuel and spent the night.
Cooked our dinner at their party dock, gas grill and basic amenities. Being behind an island, we were well protected from tow wakes. They moved us back on the gasdock for the night, well away from the pumps.
Best to approach from downstream end of the island, the channel from the upstream end is very narrow and unmarked.

Protected, 2013-05-07
Captain: , Cincinnati (1810)

Basic marina but rustic. Diesel fuel pump is very slow. It was not yet in season but the man manning the marina was very helpful and even loaned us his car to provision at local Walmart. If you purchase at least 100 gal of fuel, you can spend the night free. Good electric and secure tieup.

Friendly staff and all you need, 2013-04-26
Captain: , Louisville KY (408)

Maybe not the most contemporary facility but everything the boater needs to moor overnight including showers and pumpout.

Awesome People and Marina, 2013-01-23
Captain: , new orleans,la. (206)

Stopped in this marina on the way to New Orleans from Louisville after buying a boat and hit a submerged log and bent my prop. Jim was absolutely amazing and went out of his way to help us. This place is great and I recommend it whole heartedly! It's hard to find this kind of hospitality these days so please pay this place a visit and I guaranty you will leave with a smile on your face. Also don't let the backwoods look throw you off!

Good dockage at a reasonable price, 2012-10-03
Captain: , Aquia Harbour, VA (1177)

Clean marina with good decking and secure cleats. Friendly, helpful staff and marina patrons. Not close to town. Need transportation which may be offered to you. Very reasonable rate which included electric.

Great Folks, Secure Strategic Full Service Marina out of channel, 2012-10-02
Captain: , Gulf Breeze, Fl (6909)

Last Marina going south for a long way. Thankfully it is a good one. Re-up water, fuel etc if needed. Along side Floating docks with good cleats.
These are really nice folks that can't seem to do enough for you. Solid power, pump out diesel and gas. Many offers to run you to town if supplies needed. $15 a night for our 37' boat power included. Softened Water for tanks at the fuel dock! The first I've ever experienced.

Good Service Helpful Staff, 2011-05-17
Captain: , St. Louis, MO (778)

The folks here were fantastic. We needed a ride to the airport in Evansville to get home for the week and they took care of us. The manager even ran to his home to get a pigtail for our electric connection. Self service fuel. No covered slips, but off the main channel.

Nu Plaza Yacht Club, 2010-09-26
Captain: , Evansville Indiana (56)

Small town marina, nice folks, multiple pump out stations, no covered slips. Area around marina very anchor friendly if you don't need to plug into electricity.

Good off channel site., 2010-09-20
Captain: , Jeffersonville, IN (594)

Self service fuel available.

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