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McCotters Marina

Posted by admin | Posted on 08-15-2008

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32. McCotters Marina
A SALTY SOUTHEAST CRUISERS’ NET SPONSOR
(252) 975-2174
http://www.mccotters.com

Lat/Lon: near 35 29.317 North/076 57.491 West
Location: on the western banks of Broad Creek, south of unlighted daybeacon #6
Transient dockage: Available
Transient dockage rate: $1.00 per foot, per night
Type of dockage: fixed wooden slips and face docks
Total number of slips/berths: 190
Dockside Power Connections: 30-50 amp
Dockside Fresh Water Connections: Available
Showers: Available (climate controlled)
Laundromat: Available
Restaurant: courtesy car available to take cruisers to restaurants in Washington, NC
Restaurant Recommendations: Bill’s World Famous Hot Dogs (252-946-3343, The Blue Door Cafe (252-940-4555), Down on Main Street (252-940-1988), Meeting Place (lunch, 252-975-6370), Pia’s of Washington (252-940-0600)
Provisioning Possibilities: courtesy car provided to local Piggly Wiggly 6 miles away and Food Lion 8 miles away
LPG (Propane) Availability: Marina staff can provide transportation to nearby Mack Jones Seafood for LPG tank refill 2 miles away or gas company for LPG tank refill 6 miles away
Free Wi-Fi Internet Access: Available
Waste pump-out: Available(free if you do it, $30.00 if marina does pump out
Depths:6-foot depths

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Comments from the Cruisers' Net Community (4)

My family kept our Post sport fishing boat at McCotters back in the 60′s and 70′s, many great memories as a kid around that dock in those days. I remember a character with a boat named “So Good Foamy”. Boat never left the dock as far as I can remember although he was there every weekend in the summer with the hatches up working on the engines, cold one in hand! That was his therapy, what’s yours?

As a circumnavigator I know boating embraces all manner of people and places. If you want the Hilton, McCotters Marina isn’t it. However, if you want a laid back, easy to work with marina with old fashioned values, this is it. Mark Henley was responsive and responsible, and took care of our trawler when we weren’t around. Most of all he was honest, that rarest of traits in a now-we-see-you-now-you’re-gone business world. The facilities are simple, the environment at the marina, serene. Overall it’s quiet and relaxing. Serenity and simplicity mixed with quality service when you need either one.
Lee Gunter

McCotter’s Marina is a good facility for repairs. Bob is the chief facilitator, Mark Henley the owner, and Shirley Long the sail maker and canvas person. All are very easy to work with and accommodating. They have a rather complete ship’s store and if they don’t have it they will get it for you post haste. They do mechanical work and repairs of all sort and Shirley has a complete sail/canvas operation. Unfortunately, no fuel. For fuel one must go next door to the Washington Yacht and Country Club which sells fuel to the public, both diesel and gasoline, and is the only place easily accessible and the only place for diesel west of the Pungo River at Belhaven. Most of Cotter’s docks are new after the terrible fire of a few years ago and the docks are fully serviced.
Bruce Billings
“Coaster”
Chocowinity, NC

February 2012
McCotters Marina is better than ever! Even though 2011 presented some challenges for this North Carolina landmark our full service marina and boat yard is bouncing back stronger than ever.
As many of you may know a boat fire in January spread to the docks, destroying the North Boat House that had stood watch over Broad Creek for over a half century. Then hurricane “Irene” stormed through in August claiming the two remaining boat houses. These two events brought an end the “boat house era” at McCotters.
Through it all the McCotters Crew has continued to serve the boating community providing dockage, on-land storage, boat repair, maintenance, custom canvas and sails, sail repair, rigging, boat brokerage and a ships store.
Going forward McCotters will be in the unique position of offering the regions most experienced repair and maintenance crew combined with new docks. We are excited to report that three of the four docks are already open and construction of the fourth dock is well under way with completion within weeks.
The McCotters crew wishes to thank its many loyal customers for their continued support over the last year and invites boating friends old and new to come be a part of the rebirth going on at McCotters.
New slips available on a first come first served basis. Come see us!
Mark Henley

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