Expect a boatload of appealing amenities and services for yacht captains, owners, and crew at The Marina at Brown & Howard Wharf in Newport, Rhode Island
From the world-famous Cliff Walk to historic Gilded Age mansions to the International Tennis Hall of Fame, there is no end of sights and scenes to experience in Newport, Rhode Island. But where’s a yacht to dock in the Sailing Capital of the World? At The Marina at Brown & Howard Wharf.
Located in the historic heart of the coastal city within walking distance of trendy restaurants, galleries and museums, boutique shopping, and bustling nightlife, The Marina offers a three-season setting for traveling to Newport in 2021, with a raft of well-considered amenities and services for yacht owners, captains and crews to feel right at home.
Harboring yachts for over two decades, the deep-water Marina has composite floating aluminum docks for unparalleled durability, with non-slip surface, an elegant aesthetic, and 1,300 linear feet of slips to accommodate yachts up to 400 feet in length, with a maximum beam of 55 feet, and a maximum draft of 20 feet thanks to a recent comprehensive dredging project. Additional renovations added Slammer Integrated Dock Fenders and a new state-of-the-art pedestal system for uninterrupted, metered electricity to enable luxury conveniences like LAN high-speed Internet and cable TV.
The Marina checks every box on amenities and services, including dockside concierge; dockside mail and package delivery; office with faxing, scanning, and mailing capabilities; Wi-Fi throughout; and the strongest, most-reliable electricity and best water pressure in Newport. Fully gated, with private and professional security, The Marina also has free parking for yacht crews and guests; monthly social, bar and concert events; and a large area for private events. It’s pet friendly, too.
Partnerships with local businesses offer appealing benefits for captains and crew, including a smart phone-enabled, app-based bike-share service for convenient local transportation, and necessities such as homemade ice cream, wine and spirits, local produce, and free-range, grass-fed meats available for delivery. The Wellington Resort is also a partner, with a gym, two pools, sauna, and discounted room rates available.
Rest assured, The Marina takes the health and safety of guests, visitors, and staff very seriously, with rigorous cleaning protocols and sanitation efforts and thoughtful approaches to reducing contact in place. Masks or face coverings are required, social distancing will be enforced, and COVID-19 testing will be offered for the 2021 season.
The Marina at Brown & Howard Wharf will welcome yachts from April 1- November 30, 2021, with special promotions during the season. Captains and boaters visiting Newport this season should reserve their slip now as reservations are filling quickly. For more information or to make a reservation, please contact Charlie Moore, Marina Manager, at firstname.lastname@example.org; or visit brownandhowardmarina.com.