Details for Willsboro Bay Marina
Name

Willsboro Bay Marina
Position

Display in The Interactive Cruising Guidebook
Average rating 4.7 stars from 11 reviews

Address 25 Klein Way
Willsboro, NY 12996

Phone518-963-7276

After hours contact



Facility type

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

Notes



VHF channel

Please hail WIllsboro Bay Marina on Channel 9. Willsboro Bay Marina's working channel is 68 and all traffic will be requested to switch to 68 after contact is established on 9.

Web sitewww.wbm.us

Email contact

docks@wbm.us;accounts@wbm.us

Owner, manager

The Klein and Mero families.

Harbormaster



Dockmaster

Tami Mero

Payments acceptedCredit cards - YES
Checks - NO

Payment info

All major credit cards (American Express, Discover, MasterCard and Visa) and debit cards accepted.

Payment discounts



Operation (seasonal or year-round)
Seasonal

Additional info: Office is open 7 days a week in season (approximately May 15 to October 15) and some weekdays in the off season, with some vacation and holiday closings in the winter.

Approach



Tide

Unknown

Current

Weak

Tide & current additional info



Depths

Approach: 65
Transient dockage: 12
Fuel dock: 12

Other depth info: No depth constraints at this marina. The shallowest depths in slips closest to shore are about 8 feet at low water and the depths increase rapidly. The ends of some of the docks are in about 65 feet of water.

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

Additional info:

Size restrictionsLOA max: 49
Beam max: Unknown

Other info: Deep water dockage, shallowest docks are good to over 8'.

Slips

Transient: 20
Total: 201
Transient price: $2.50/ft (2016-10-31)

Other price info: Minimum transient rate is based on 20 feet. The dockage rate includes a single 30 amp 120 volt receptacle sharing a 30 amp breaker with a neighboring boat. A limited number of slips with dual 30 amp 120 receptacles are available by special request. Wi-Fi available at $10 per user per day. Closed for the season after October 14.

Moorings

Transient: 0
Total: 0
Transient price: Unknown

Other price info:

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

Additional info:

Pricing info:

Cable TV (and pricing)

No

Phone hookup (and pricing)

No

Water (and pricing)

Yes - Municipal water provided on docks.

Dinghy access



Liveaboard info



FuelGas: NOT AVAILABLE
Diesel: NOT AVAILABLE

Fuel brand: Unbranded - 91 octane ethanol-free gasoline and Ultra Low Sulfur Diesel Fuel.

Gas priceUnknown

Other price info: Closed for the season.

Cash is not accepted for fuel or pump-outs. The fuel dock is a credit card only facility. American Express, MasterCard, Visa and Discover credit cards are accepted. 91 octane, no ethanol. All federal, state, and local taxes are included.

Diesel priceUnknown

Other price info: Closed for the season.

Cash is not accepted for fuel or pump-outs. The fuel dock is a credit card only facility. American Express, MasterCard, Visa and Discover credit cards are accepted. ULSD - Ultra Low Sulfur Diesel fuel. All federal, state, and local taxes are included.

Propane

No - Not available on site - there are two propane filling stations about 5 miles away by automobile.

Pets welcomeYes

Other pet info: Pets are welcome but you should keep them on a leash and walk them in the designated area south east of the marina store. You must clean up after your dog no matter where you walk them.

Disability access



Launch service



Pump out

Yes

Ice

Yes

Trash

Yes - Recycling also available; your careful cooperation is always appreciated.

Showers

Yes

Heads

Yes

Laundry

Yes - Laundry is inside the store so it is only accessible during business hours - 9 am to 5 pm

Grocery

No - Groceries and provisions are in Willsboro 5 miles away by road. There are no taxis or public transportation available.

Hardware

Yes

Restaurants

Yes - The Upper Deck is on site, separately owned and managed - open for dinner only, Wednesdays through Mondays (no lunch and no Tuesdays) from Memorial Day through Labor Day.

Bars

Yes - The Upper Deck is on site, separately owned and managed - open for dinner only, Wednesdays through Mondays (no lunch and no Tuesdays) from Memorial Day through Labor Day.

Hotels or motels

No - The nearby Bayview motel is NOT currently in operation, June 2014.

Repair capabilities

Yes - Full shop.

Haul out capabilities

Yes

Storage facilities

Yes

Fishing supplies



Chartering capabilities



Internet access

Yes - ATT 4G is available with a strong signal. Verizon and other wireless services have very poor to no reception in the area. The marina supplies a Verizon network extender which provides limited service in the immediate vicinity of the store.

WiFi is available for $90 for the summer season (May - October). 4-hour ($5), daily ($10), 3-day ($20), weekly ($30) and monthly ($50) plans are also available. Coverage is not guaranteed at all dock areas; bandwidth is limited due to the marina's remote location and the unconventional source of the marina's incoming connectivity. The WiFi system is a cooperative venture between Recreation Networks (myRECNet) and Willsboro Bay Marina.

Boat ramp availability

Yes - Nearby is a state boat launch - about 1/2 mile away by water or 2 miles by road.

Transportation

No - Groceries and provisions are 5 miles away by road. There are no taxis or public transportation available.

Other services

Mast stepping.

Attractions



Reviews for Willsboro Bay Marina
Dinner at the restaurant, 2015-09-13
Captain: , Mallets Bay, VT (40)

My wife and I and two other couples had dinner at the Willsboro Bay Marina over Labor Day weekend on Sunday evening ((9/6/15). The cheapest item on the menu for entries was $22 and it was a pasta dish with meatballs (venison and pork). This is what I ordered and I was pleasantly surprised. The food was delicious but was a bit pricy. We all enjoyed our dinners and the service was very good as well. They had live music (2 man band) and they played very well and we enjoyed listening to the music during dinner. Overall it was a very pleasant evening.



Sailbooats, Scuba, Secure, 2015-06-23
Captain: , Pensacola, FL (532)

5-27-15 - we are traveling north in a Mainship 31 motor yacht but ducked into Willsboro Bay in advance of big weather. Stayed one night. Facilities are very popular with big sailboats. Easy approach. Sheltered. Deep water at floating docks, dockhand to help getting in and settled, pumpout, Nice bathhouse. Well stocked marina store. Landscaped grounds, dog friendly. They charge for wifi, we did not use. Most expensive gas we have purchased on the Loop at $5.30 a gallon!



Scuba shop, 2014-09-14
Captain: , Charlotte Harbor, FL (263)

There's also a scuba shop at the marina.



Not Great For Transients, 2014-06-25
Captain: , Chocowinity Bay, NC (180)

let me start by saying that this is a very nice marina. However, it is really not a very good marina for transients who are traveling. First of all, we came in on a windy afternoon and there were no dock hands to assist. We were docked in the first slip adjacent to the T dock, which was literally full of duck poop. in spite of the $2.50/ft.
docking fee, wi fi was an additional $10. We were looking forward to a nice lunch at the highly rated restaurant, but it is not open for lunch. Dinner entree's began at $27 for chicken and went up to $38 for steak. The bathrooms are nice. There was no shopping for 4 miles and no other restaurants within reasonable walking distance. All in all, a nice marina for slip holders who come by car, but not a great spot for transients.



clean and friendly, 2013-08-17
Captain: , South Portland, Maine (847)

We came here from Burlington due east across the lake and found this to be a great place for hanging out and eating ashore. The docks are wide and new and stable. Pick up a sea anchor at the outter end of most finger docks to secure boat away from pounding against the dock in a north wind.

The chandelry here is one of the best stocked we have seen.



Probably the nicest, 2013-01-02
Captain: , Colchester VT (140)

resturant on Lake Champlain



perfect spot, 2012-07-02
Captain: , West shore Marlboro NY (825)

we stopped in a few yrs ago we got in late in the day the marina staff got us tucked in for the night. the food was excellent and good wine selection after a long day on the water.
we liked it so much we stoped here on the way back to whitehall to catch the sunsets surrounded by the "Dacks"





The nicest Marina on Lake Champlain, 2011-11-19
Captain: , Willsboro Bay Marina (2401)

Willsboro Bay Marina is an outstanding environment in the Adirondacks Mountains. It is family owned and they are just great people. Their Docks and Dockage are superior and SAFE.The service is of exeptional quality. Its is a pleasure to be a patron. I would not hesitate to recommend this Marina. They have strived to reach and maintain EXCELLENCE. Kudos!!!M/V REAL MOUNTIE : http://realmountie.blogspot.com/



Beautiful!, 2011-03-01
Captain: , Stony Point, NY (852)

Modern facilities and GORGEOUS grounds. Almost all the boats were local. They welcome transients, but I don't think they get many. It is well worth the stop to relax on the wide lawns with a cool breeze off the lake. Well stocked ship's store.



Excellent Marina, 2010-09-07
Captain: , Mallets Bay (107)

Gorgeous location, very well run marina, excellent restaurant.



Beautiful Marina, 2007-10-28
Captain: , Lake Champlain, Vermont (100)

Hands down, the most beautiful marina setting on the lake.

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