Old Harbor 16
miles W by S of America's Cup Buoy. LOW TIDE: 15 feet, 12� feet at moorings.
DOCK SPACE: Old Harbor Dock; 50 boats, first come, first served, $1.50 per
night for small craft, over 25 feet, $2 per night. Fuel, ice, water; showers at
Ballard's Inn, on dock. ANCHORAGE: limited space in outer basin.
New Harbor (Great
Salt Pond) 19 miles around Sandy Point Light from the America's Cup Buoy. LOW
TIDE: 25 feet, DOCK SPACE: Champlin's Yacht Station, still space for 25 to 30
boats by reservation; 10� per foot per night; fuel, ice, water, groceries, taxi
service. Payne's Dock, 100 boats, first come, first served; under 30 feet $2
per night, 30 to 50 feet $2.50, and over 50 feet 6� per foot; fuel, ice, water,
electrical outlets, showers. ANCHORAGE: Great Salt Pond, plenty of room.
PROVISIONS: Block Island Public Market, Midway Market, Seaside Market.
RESTAURANTS: Flo and Mary's, Deadeye Dick's, Pier 76. HOTELS: 38 hotels and
inns, with space for some 1,700, will remain open if reservations warrant;
average price $9 double with meals, $10 single with meals, $4 to $6 without
meals. If your own boat breaks down, the Yankee will sail from New Harbor,
Block Island daily at 9 a.m., fare $10.
12 miles NW by W
of America's Cup Buoy. LOW TIDE: 12 feet. Use chart 268, which shows latest
improvements, dredging, etc. DOCK SPACE: only space available is on nine new
finger piers (for reservations contact Mr. Ise, State Division of Harbors and
Rivers, State Office Building, Providence). MOORINGS: none left. ANCHORAGE: 150
boats. Boats may pull into docks for fuel, and into Point Judith fisherman's
co-op for ice, water and fuel. PROVISIONS: Galilee Grocery, Champlin's Market
(sea food only). RESTAURANTS: Port Side, All Secure, George's. HOTELS: Galilee
Beach Club, 18 cabanas accommodating four persons each, $4 per person,
Seven miles up
the bay from Horse Head (see map). LOW TIDE: 12 feet, 8 feet at Mill Cove. DOCK
SPACE: Wickford Shipyard has a few spaces left by reservation only. Fuel, ice,
water, showers, marine supplies at the shipyard. ANCHORAGE: in harbor about 200
boats, every man for himself. PROVISIONS: Lyons Super Market. RESTAURANTS:
Marina House, Cold Spring House. HOTELS: Cold Spring House (about $5).
12 miles NE by N
of America's Cup Buoy. LOW TIDE: 8 feet. DOCK SPACE: Fo'c's'le, four boats, no
charge, but must vacate between 7 and 9 a.m.; fuel, water, ice. MOORINGS: six
to eight available through harbor master, $1 per night. ANCHORAGE: 25 boats, no
charge. PROVISIONS: Cove Market. RESTAURANT: Fo'c's'le.
18 miles E by N of the America's Cup Buoy. LOW TIDE: 10 feet. DOCK SPACE: Town
Dock, 8 to 10 boats, must vacate 12 to 3 p.m. for mail boat; first come, first
served, no charge. Fisherman's Pier, possible eight spaces, first come, first
served, $2 per night. ANCHORAGE: 90 boats, no charge. PROVISIONS: Cuttyhunk
Store. RESTAURANT: The Coffee Shop. HOTELS: The Bosworth House (dining room);
Allen House, room and board $9 per day.