Old Harbor

Old Harbor Labor Day

Located on the east side of the Island, right in the heart of the down town area, Old Harbor is the main port entrance. Its primary use is for a ferry landing, with commercial and charter fishing slips as well. It is an easy walk to all the shops, restaurants, and local attractions. Hail the Old Harbor Dockmaster on VHF Channel 12 for assistance or call 401-466-3235


  • There is limited anchorage west of the ferry landing, which is on your starboard side as you enter Old Harbor.
  • Anchorage is not allowed within 100 feet of a commercial dock, within 50 feet of a moored vessel, within 50 feet of the navigational channel and fairway, along the east breakwater.

Dinghy Dock

There is no dinghy dock in Old Harbor


  • Transient Wharfage- fee covers trash disposal, pumpout service, and 2 shower tokens per night
    • Day after Columbus Day to 14 days before Memorial Day $30 per night
    • Overnight: 14 days before Memorial Day - Columbus Day $4 per foot
    • Day Rate: 14 days before Memorial Day - Columbus Day $2 per foot
    • Hourly: 14 days before Memorial Day - Columbus Day $25 per boat
  • Electrical use fee $30 for 30 amp, $50 for 50 amp per day 
  • Charter Vessels (south dock, stern to only) $50 per night
  • Commercial Wharfage $35 per night
  • Drop off/pick up $18


There is no fuel in Old Harbor

Town Rental Moorings

There are no rental moorings in Old Harbor

Private Moorings

  • White in color with black numbers
  • Only permit holders and designated guests are allowed to use private moorings and cannot be rented out by permit holders.
  • Guests must check in with Harbors Department upon arrival.
  • Violations are subject to fines and towing in accordance with town ordinances.

Yacht Club Moorings

There are no Yacht Club moorings in Old Harbor

Launch Service

There is no launch service in Old Harbor


Free service to all vessels in Harbor. To request service, Hail "pumpout boat" on VHF Channel 72. The hours of operation are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. 7 days a week.