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      Basic Marina Information:

      Phone: (910) 253-0767
      Statute Mile: 315
      Lat/Lon: Near 33°55.601 N / 78°07.584 W
      Location: flanks the Waterway’s northerly banks, some 1 nautical mile west of marker #16
      Depths: 7 ft.
      Address: 2571 St James Dr SE #104
      Southport NC  28461

      Service Details:

      Transient dockage: Available, WELL sheltered harbor
      Transient dockage rate: $1.65 per foot per night
      Boat/US Dockage Discount: $1.25 per foot per night
      Type of dockage: floating wooden slip and face docks
      Live Aboards Allowed: no
      Total number of slips/berths: 155
      Dockside Power Connections: 30/50 amp power hookups available

      $5.00/per night - 30 amp power hookup, $7.50/per night - 50 amp power hookup
      Dock. Fresh Water Connections: Available
      Showers: Available, Climate Controlled
      Laundromat: Available
      Restaurant: on-site
      Restaurant Recommendations:

      Tommy Thompsons Grille and Market (on-site, 910-253-0767)

      Provisioning Possibilities: Tommy Thompson Market (on-site, convenience store, 910-253-0767)
      Wi-Fi Internet Access: Free Wifi Available
      Waste pump-out: Available
      Gasoline and diesel fuel: Gas & Diesel Available

      Fuel Prices (All Taxes Included)

      Reporting Date: April 16, 2019
      Notes: ethanol free
      Gasoline Price: $3.59 (All Taxes Included)
      Diesel Fuel Price: $2.86 (All Taxes Included)
      Any Quantity Discount: 5 cents off-500 gallons or more

      Reviews from Cruisers (8)

      1. Bruce Franz -  May 4, 2016 - 6:12 pm

        St James Marina, mm 315.
        Very friendly staff, quiet, protected marina, fuel, showers, laundry, excellent wi-fi, cafe/restaurant, “Tommy Thompsons”, and Enterprise will pick you up!
        A good place to hide, especially when the weather is bad.
        Bruce Franz
        s/v “Hemisphere Dancer”
        Dickerson 41

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      2. Captin Clay -  December 9, 2015 - 10:49 am

        St James Marina has been a nice stop for us as well. Nice floating docks well protected just off the ICW at approx. 315. Dock rate at 1.25 per foot Dec 7, 2015. Nice restaurant, Deli, small store items, and art gallery store that sell items made by the St James Residents only. We found the art gallery to have some very beautiful items. The Restaurant had both indoor and outdoor seating overlooking the marina. Fuel dock with both gasoline and diesel. Laundry machines 1 dollar each. Hot showers/bathhouse, all on picturesque, landscaped grounds, walking sidewalks, tranquil setting.
        Captain Clay

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      3. Ed Kroposki -  August 4, 2011 - 7:20 pm

        Protected marina. Easy access. Good service until 7 p.m.

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      4. John M. Beaver -  July 4, 2010 - 3:06 pm

        South Harbour Village Marina has one of the best Italian bistro’s [in town] I have ever visited. But it is not walking distance to town which is really no big loss. Southport Marina is closer to town within walking distance and is also a great place. There are a few good eateries in town. If you like golf and total protection from the busy ICW try St. James Plantation Marina just south of Southport proper. All are really nice, you can’t really go wrong.
        We are at Lightkeepers Marina, slip T26, at mm 346 in Little River (N Myrtle Beach).
        Safe travels, John M. Beaver aboard Forget About It 3

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      5. Claiborne -  February 26, 2010 - 11:51 pm

        St. James Plantation “IS” a very nice stop. Great walking all over the roads next to the marina and viewing the beautiful homes. Four 18 hole Golf Courses right on the property.
        We stayed there in late Nov for a week then left for home for the month of Dec. Arrived back after New Years 2010 and headed for FL. Very secure place to leave a boat, and great monthly rates.
        Bob Wilkins
        Ocean Rose
        KK 44

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      6. Claiborne -  February 25, 2010 - 2:56 pm

        I can’t believe I’ve never stopped here before. We heard about St. James from several friends and had to try it ourselves. All I can say is that this place is not to be missed by cruisers. At $1.05 per foot and a great restaurant, grocery store/deli, easy access fuel dock and very helpful staff …… it’s a steal !!!!! We will stay here for sure on our trip back north and hope to be able to enjoy the Tiki bar in warmer weather.
        s/v twomorrows
        Larry Morrow

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      7. Claiborne -  July 16, 2009 - 1:27 pm

        Subject: St James Plantation Marina
        Cruising News: We really cannot recommend this place except in extremis. We called two days ahead for a reservation. We were told then they had no power cord adapters to lend. The young man on the phone told me what kind we’d need. We bought one at West in Southport. We provided our boat dimensions during the conversation and he repeated them. When we arrived, we discovered they do not have full floating docks, they having floating finger piers. This means one has to spring half the boat. Not a problem except the thumb cleats on the pilings are too high and on the wrong side. Then there is the dockhand who grabs your lines and starts securing the boat with out regard for instructions from the helm. Then there is the information you have just been put in a slip that has too little water for your draft at low tide…”but it’s soft mud…so it’ll be okay.” Then there is the discovery that the young man on the phone has told you the wrong kind of power cord adapter. Then when we arrived in the office the two men there carried on a desultory conversation for nearly two minutes without greeting us. When I pointed out the problem with the adapter, I got the three most hated words in the English language “sorry about that” followed by “I’m glad your not pissed about it.
        ” (When steam was coming from my ears.) When we were given the slip agreement to sign, I needed my legal counsel. Turns out it appears it’s not truly a marina. It seems to be a dockominium and some portion of your transient fees apparently go to the owner of the slip. Which may explain why we were shoehorned into an unsuitable slip when there were hundreds of feet of
        (unsold?) easily accesed deep water docks available. When we asked what they proposed we do for heat on the coldest night of the year so far, they suggested we run our genset in the slip. They said, “there’s nobody here to bother.” However we later discovered the boats both sides of us were occupied. Nice grounds, completely indifferent operations.

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      8. Claiborne -  July 15, 2009 - 12:13 pm

        We are just leaving St. James and want to pass on a good review, very nice stop, great biking, diesel $2.20 (including all taxes) dockage $1.05/ft with Boat US discount.
        John & Gail Thomassen
        Our Time

        As you mention it is a really nice stop, very reasonable for the area but not much of a provisioning stop unless you get a rental car.
        Theresa Valentine
        m/v Lauren Grace
        currently on Lake Barkley

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