fire island advice - labor day

Discussion in 'Sea Ray Lifestyle & Cruising' started by capt steve, Aug 22, 2017.

  1. capt steve

    capt steve Member

    May 23, 2017
    north nj
    95 330 da no genny
    7.4 merc v-drive
    so do I have a chance of getting a slip anywhere on FI right now? ive been told by fellow boaters to go there for years and am thinking of taking the family over for the holiday. im coming from Haverstraw ny , so its a long enough trip to get some sense of adventure , but not kill ourselves. my kids aren't riding bikes yet , so I have to be in walking distance of all the good stuff. ive researched marinas , but I don't have a good idea from local knowledge.
    thanks in advance
    Last edited: Aug 23, 2017
  2. PMC

    PMC Well-Known Member

    Apr 10, 2009
    Long Island, NY
    2001 40 Sedan Bridge
    Cummins 6CTA
    Probably not.......

    Some offer advanced reservations. Look into Seaview or Flynns. If you want more of an "alternative" place, check out Cherry Grove or The Pines. Most of the other places are resedent only, and are locked out on the weekends (Thursday through Monday).

    Other places, such as Davis Park & Sailors Haven are first come, and will fill this coming week for sure.

    Not that it helps much now, but Watch Hill will reopen next year.
  3. capt steve

    capt steve Member

    May 23, 2017
    north nj
    95 330 da no genny
    7.4 merc v-drive
    I went on the flynns and seaview sites, prices are pretty steep for the weekend - 3 night minimum at $295/night. bummer, but I guess that's the holiday nonsense
  4. Espos4

    Espos4 Active Member

    Jan 1, 2017
    Long Island NY
    2007 240 Sundeck
    350 MAG Bravo 3 W/DTS
    You could also try Ocean Beach marina. It is a Town of Islip owned marina. Not too many slips, but they may have availability.

    The Dockmaster can be reached at 631-583-5153.
  5. h_gerry

    h_gerry Active Member GOLD Sponsor

    Jun 19, 2013
    Oceanside, NY
    400 Express Cruiser - 1994 with
    Raytheon 41xx Radar, Northstar 6000i GPS
    Kohler 5E
    454 Mercruiser Inboards
    Ocean Beach may not have water or power so check on that. Also I believe they are first come first served.
  6. Dani-Lu

    Dani-Lu Member

    Apr 20, 2007
    Long Island - Great South Bay / Delray Beach, Fl.
    2001 410DA
    3126 Cats
    Ocean Beach marina does not have power or water and they don't want overnighters, although I have stayed there over night, since there was no way they were gonna get us to leave in our condition :). I am glad I was able to get back on the boat that night. We had a great time - I think :)

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