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Skipjack Cove Yachting Resort and Marina is a family oriented premier marina on the Chesapeake Bay's beautiful Sassafras River in Cecil County, Maryland. The Sassafras River remains as it was many years ago with peaceful anchorages, fresh water, and small beaches to enjoy. Whether you are looking for a boat slip, an overnight stay, a bite to eat, or a stop for fuel, our marina can accommodate vessels up to 120 feet.

We believe there is no finer place for the entire family to relax and enjoy the Chesapeake Bay lifestyle than Skipjack Cove. Spend the day sailing or cruising the scenic Sassafras River or stay dockside and treat yourself to the many amenities and popular events offered here. A full customer service staff is ready to assist in making your yachting experience a pleasant one on and off the water.


Skipjack Cove offers guests exclusive services and amenities including:

  • 24 hour Full Service Marina
  • Covered and Open Slips to 68’
  • Additional dockage for boats 120’ +
  • 30, 50, 100 AMP electric
  • Dockside Cable TV and Water
  • 24 hour security
  • Fuel Dock with Pumpout (Pumpouts are also available at your slip)
  • Fully equipped Yacht Service Department with on-site mechanics
  • 70 Ton Travel Lift
  • Winter Land and Wet Storage
  • Winter De-Icers
  • 28 separate tiled showers with private heads
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Signals Caribbean Grille with Vista Deck
  • 10% off food purchased at Signals Caribbean Grille with member card
  • Picnic pavilions and Grill Areas
  • Olympic Size Swimming Pool
  • Children’s Pool and Playground
  • Tennis and Basketball Courts
  • Sunset Decks
  • Captain’s Lounge with TV, playroom, conference table, exercise equipment
  • Complimentary Wireless Internet Access
  • Skipjack Ship Store
  • Dinghy Racks
  • Pet Friendly
  • Ice and Beer available for purchase
  • Events every weekend from Memorial Day through Labor Day!

Be sure to ask about our Skipjack Referral program!

Annual and Seasonal Rates

2018 Slip Rental Rates (Download PDF)

2018 Slip Rates

Payment Plan

15% deposit due October 31; 50% due January 31; 35% due March 31.
Deposits are refundable on a pro-rated basis until March 1st. After March 1st no refund will be made.

LOA = LENGTH OVER ALL includes anchor, pulpit, platform, davit
Dockbox - $100 (seasonal) or $150 (annual)
Limited dingy rack storage.

Transient Rates

Seasonal Dockage

May 1 through September 30

  • $1.50/foot: Daily including weekends 
  • $30.00/day: Amenity usage for boats anchored out.
  • $2/foot: on Holiday weekends (Memorial Day, Fourth of July, Labor Day weekends)

* 48 hour cancellation policy. One night's stay charged if reservation canceled less than 48 hours in advance of arrival (unless small craft warnings have been issued for the Bay). Two night minimum on Holidays.

Off Season Dockage

Before May 1 and after October 1

  • $1.00/ft/night: Daily, including weekends


  • $5.00/night: 1 X 30 amp/125 volt
  • $10.00/night: 2 X 30 amp/125 volt
  • $10.00/night: 1 X 50 amp/250 volt

Pump Outs

Available at Fuel Dock.

Pavilion Group Catering Services:

  • Per person amenity charge $5.00 as applicable
  • Rental charges: $100 per hour for first two hours; $50 per hour after. (Charges may vary according to group size and occasion.
  • Reservations necessary.

GAZEBO Picnic Area (TJ's)

Available for boaters at no charge on a first come, first serve basis.

Seasonal & Annual Slip Rental Contracts Available

Skipjack Activity Schedule 2017

Plan your summer around the fabulous events that we have lined up for this season! Here is a glimpse of what we have scheduled for this upcoming summer. We will continue to inform you as we add to our 2017 calendar via email, Facebook, and our Skipjack bulletin boards located by our Dockhouse and Marina Office.

May 13: Karaoke, 7 PM - 11 PM
May 27: Memorial Day Weekend, Live music at Signals Caribbean Grille, 8:30 PM
June 3: Free Coffee and Donuts at the Pool, 10 AM - 11 AM
June 3: Kayak Paddle lead by Sassafras River Keeper, Emmett Duke 1 PM
June 10: Slip Holder Appreciation Day! 12 PM to 3 PM
June 10: Karaoke, 7 PM - 11 PM
June 17: Prestige Rum and Tequila Tasting, 4-5PM
June 17: Mexican Fiesta, 6-9 PM
June 24: Cornhole Tournament, 12 PM
July 1: 1950’s Sock Hop with live music at Signals Caribbean Grille, 12 PM - 3 PM
July 8: Crow Winery Wine Tasting 1-2 PM
July 8: Karaoke, 7 PM - 11 PM

July 15: Pool Party, 12 PM - 3 PM
July 22: Family Fun Day, 11 AM to 3 PM– Free Boat Inspections by the US Coast Guard Auxiliary
July 29: Outdoor Movie Night, 8 PM
August 5: Hawaiian Luau, 6-9 PM
August 12: Karaoke, 7 PM to 9 PM
August 19: Live music at Signals Caribbean Grille 8-11 PM
August 26: Boater Flea Market, 11 AM - 2 PM
September 2: Labor Day Weekend, Fireworks and Boat Parade scheduled at dusk; Live music 8-11 PM
September 9: Karaoke, 7 PM - 11 PM
September 23: Live music at Signals Caribbean Grille 8-11 PM
September 30: Chili Cook Off; 12 PM; Customer Recognition Ceremony

Let’s Do Trivia every Friday through August 25th at 7:30 PM

Download PDF - Skipjack Activity Schedule

Emergency Alerts

Check here in case of prolonged loss of phone service at the marina.

Monitor the weather closely.

Please remember you are ultimately responsible for your boat and any damage it may cause to other vessels or the marina.

In case of Severe Weather:

  1. Double all lines (if high water is expected put the adjustable end of the line on the boat instead of the dock.)
  2. Remove all food from the refrigerator. (power may be turned off.)
  3. Remove any loose canvas and unsecured items from your boat and slip.
  4. Remove jet skis, boats, and dinghies from the water.

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