Frequently Asked Questions:
How close are you to the Chesapeake Bay?
Less than a mile! Deltaville Marina is the closest full service
marina in the area to the Bay.
What is the approach depth to your marina?
We have depths of 9' right up to the fuel dock.
But I've heard
the entrance to Jackson Creek is narrow and shallow?
It is narrow, and it can be shallow, but not in the middle of the
channel. There is definitely some shoaling in the Jackson Creek entrance
around the red and green markers, if you get to close to the channel
markers you run the risk of running aground. Please take our advice,
a.k.a. local knowledge, STAY IN THE MIDDLE! There is plenty of depth.
What is the largest vessel you can
Our slips on average are rented to vessels no larger than 55'. However,
we can berth transient vessels up to a 100' plus on our face docks.
Are your docks fixed or floating?
All of our docks are fixed.
Do you allow live-aboards?
Deltaville Marina does not allow live-aboards on a permanent basis.
Monthly transients may live-aboard for a maximum stay of 90 days;
besides your normal slip fee there is an additional monthly live-aboard
fee of $138.
How does Deltaville Marina rent their
We offer covered and uncovered slips. Our slip lease agreements are for
one year, and are payable annually prior to assuming the slip. Your
annual slip fee includes electricity and water at the dock, access to
the bathhouses, pool, the Marina lounge, laundry, pumpout, internet
service, bicycles, and our picnic areas.
What about electricity at the docks?
We offer 30 amp and 50 amp electrical service. Slips rented on an annual
basis are inclusive of electricity. Customers visiting overnight, weekly
or monthly pay an additional fee for electricity.
Can I have mail sent to your Marina?
Absolutely. Our address may be found on the
Contact Us page. In order for your mail to
easily find you please be sure to include your name and/or boat name on
the package. General US postal mail may be picked up in the Marina
office. Deliveries from UPS, FedEx, DHL or other carriers arrive at our
Boatyard parts department and may be picked up there, or in the Marina
What is your policy on pets?
We are a pet-friendly marina and offer a large dog-walking area behind
our bathhouse. However, we ask that you pick up after your pet and
we require that all dogs be leashed to ensure the safety and comfort of
everyone. If your dog likes to 'talk', please leave him at home so
that others may enjoy the tranquility of their visit.
What does is cost to pumpout my
Our pumpout facility, located at our fuel dock, is totally free! Yep! We are
serious about keeping the Chesapeake Bay and its tributaries clean, so
we offer boaters a complimentary self-service pumpout.
Is your pool available to the general public?
No, Deltaville Marina's pool is for the exclusive use of our slip
tenants and their guests.
When does your pool open?
We will open our pool at the first sign that the warm weather is here to
stay, and close it when it's too cold to swim. Normally this happens in early May and lasts through October
Do you get hurricanes?
Deltaville is certainly considered to be within the hurricane zone.
Our policy is that all slipholders remove their vessels from the marina in the event of a named
storm taking aim at the region.
Do you have a boat ramp?
Unfortunately, there are no public boat ramps on
Jackson Creek. Norview Marina on Broad Creek has a ramp available for a
fee. There are also public (free) ramps at the end of Stamper's
Bay Road on the Piankatank River, in Wake on the Rappahannock River, and
on Gwynn's Island.
Do you have a travel lift or repair
Located next door to us is one of the region's best yacht yards, Deltaville Boatyard.
They are a full service American
Boat and Yacht Council Certified Service yard with a 75-ton and 35-ton travel lift
capable of hauling vessels upwards of 90' with a max beam of 23'. Please visit their
website for additional information,
Do you have a place I can keep my
tender or kayak?
We have dinghy rack spots available to our slipholders on a first-come,
Can I use a grill on my boat?
No. Use of any type of grill either on the boat or on the dock is
strictly prohibited. We provide a gas grill in our screened lounge at
the top of D-dock.
Do you allow long term storage/parking
of vehicles or campers while we are cruising?
No. Unfortunately, we do not have the space to allow this. There are
other options available in Deltaville for long term storage of vehicles,
please see Dockmaster for details.
For a full list of Deltaville Marina's Rules and Regulations
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