Details for The Crew's Nest

The Crew's Nest

Display in The Interactive Cruising Guidebook
Average rating 4.5 stars from 6 reviews

Address 460 Bayview Ave, PO Box 120
Put-in-Bay, OH 43456


After hours contact


Facility type

Marina - YES
Club - YES
Fuel - NO
Repair - YES
Municipal - NO
Other - YES
Other info: Catering


Gas and diesel are available at the nearby Boardwalk Dock.

VHF channel



Email contact

Owner, manager

Melinda Urge




Payments acceptedCredit cards - YES
Checks - YES

Payment info

Accept cash, credit cards, checks, traveler's checks.

Payment discounts

Operation (seasonal or year-round)

Additional info: Our boating season is:
May through early October


Once you get in to the Bay area go to the WEST of the Monument. You'll see two yellow building by the road and a blue lighthouse with a red top right on the water (that's were you check in). Hail us on channel 73 or 9 and we'll give you a dock assignment. Daily memerships are available Sunday noon through Friday noon. Weekends are members only. You can inquire about the yearly membership by phone @ 419-285-3625.





Tide & current additional info


Approach: Unknown
Transient dockage: Unknown
Fuel dock: Unknown

Other depth info: We have a large marina. Depth varies from 3 to 8 feet.

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

Additional info:

Size restrictionsLOA max: 105
Beam max: 0

Other info: None


Transient: 100
Total: 130
Transient price: $2.00/ft (2014-07-21)

Other price info: Plus a daily $35 membership fee which gives access to the pool, golf carts, and the main house.


Transient: 0
Total: 0
Transient price: Unknown

Other price info: No moorings.

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

Additional info:

Pricing info: inlcuded in price

Cable TV (and pricing)


Phone hookup (and pricing)


Water (and pricing)

Yes - Included in price.

Dinghy access

Yes - Charge $1.60 per foot.

Liveaboard info


Fuel brand:

Gas priceUnknown

Other price info: There's a gas station right next to our marina.

Diesel priceUnknown

Other price info: N/A



Pets welcomeYes

Other pet info: Pets are welcome in the marina. There's a special dog walking area as well. The only area you can't bring your pets to is in the restaurants, according to health department policies.

Disability access

Yes - Disability access for restaurants and some docks that are easy to get in and out.

Launch service

Pump out

Yes - There's a pumpout right next to the marina.


Yes - Sell ice in the marina office.


Yes - Dumpsters


Yes - Nice bathhouse for boaters.



Yes - Walking distance.


Yes - Walking distance.


Yes - Walking distance.


Yes - Two different restaurants as well as pool with a full bar and grill.


Yes - An outdoor patio bar overlooking the Bay, as well as cocktail Lounge and full bar and grill at the pool complex.

Hotels or motels

Yes - Cottages are rented on a weekly basis. There are a lot of accomodations close to the marina as well.

Repair capabilities

Yes - Boat mechanic in town.

Haul out capabilities


Storage facilities


Fishing supplies

Yes - ight next to the marina Warfside sells fishing supplies.

Chartering capabilities


Internet access

Yes - Coastal Wave.

Boat ramp availability

Yes - Next door to the marina.


Yes - Rent golfcarts. There's also taxi service in town.

Other services

We do catering for wedding, parties, rendevouz, etc. We have a beautiful pavilion for special events that can accomodate over 200 people.


There are always many activities on the island all season long. Christmas in July, New Years Eve at the Bay (takes place in July), 1/2 way to St.Patrick's Day, Bartender Olympics, Historical Weekend, etc.

Reviews for The Crew's Nest
Excellent Marina, 2013-07-08
Captain: , Boca raton (210)

Always a very nice stay. It is difficult to get a dock on the weekends, great amenities, good food, and helpful staff.

Great Place to Enjoy a Laid Back Time at PIB, 2013-04-24
Captain: , Catawba Island, OH (140)

We stayed at the Crew's Nest in 2012 on "guest passes" and really enjoyed the facilities. We decided to join in 2013 and look forward to using the facilities this summer. The docks are in average condition--nothing fancy here. However, the dock hands are great and the use of a pool and private restaurant are great for my family. The food is good at the restaurant, but I honestly prefer to go to other restaurants on the Island for some "people watching."

An all-time favorite, 2012-05-21
Captain: , Cedar Point, OH (659)

I struggle to think of what ammenity TCN is lacking. The outdoor pool is top-notch and includes a snack and beverage bar and a kiddie splash area. There are also tennis courts, a basketball court, a raquetball court, an indoor hot-tub, sauna, fitness center, lap-pool and air-conditioned restrooms w/ showers. The patio features a full-service bar, restaurant menu and a children's play area. During peak season, they feature live entertainment. Inside the clubhouse is another bar and formal dining on the second level. The marina office building features a clothing-oriented gift shop and bagged ice. Their golf cart rental fleet has been refreshed for the 2012 season and now inlcudes 6-passenger carts.

Great stop over!, 2011-10-28
Captain: , Milwaukee (121)

The marina doesn't offer much in terms of ammenities and the facilities are tired but that's pretty much true for all of the local marinas.

What this place offers is good service and access to a fun town! Just don't stay too long or you may never want to leave....

Crew's Nest, 2011-10-15
Captain: , Catawba Island, Ohio (160)

Semi Private Club. First Class in all respects. Good food and drink both indoors and out. Patio area is the "place to be seen". Very nice swimming pool. Docks are mostly 'fixed' but very good service assistance in getting docked. Just call on Channel 73. Reservations are a must for most of the summer.

The Crew's Nest, 2010-10-12
Captain: , Huron Ohio (547)

The Crew's Nest is a private club, but does sell day memberships during the week when not busy. The food is great and the pool is large and nice. Located two blocks away from the wild and crazy area of downtown Put-in-Bay.

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