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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
  • 28 separate tiled showers with private heads
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Signals Caribbean Grille with Vista Deck
  • 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
  • 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!

2018 Slip Rental 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.

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, and Special Event weekends*). See events below.

Skipjack Cove Events 2018

Plan your summer around the fabulous events that we have lined up for this season!

April 1: Our Season Begins!
May 5: Cinco De Mayo! Food/Drink Specials from 4-6 PM at Signals
May 12: Karaoke starting at 7:30 PM
May 13: Mother's Day- Special Mother's Day Dinner from 2 to 8 PM
May 19: Preakness Stakes: Food/Drink Specials from 4 PM- End of Race
May 26: Live music from Shortcut Sunny at 8 PM
May 28: Signals will be open from 12 PM - 8 PM  for Memorial Day *
June 2: Boater's Yard Sale, 9:30 AM - 12 PM. 
June 9: Slip Holder Appreciation Day! 12 PM - 3 PM; BBQ Lunch, Prizes, & More! Free Boat Inspections offered by US Coast Guard. *
June 15: Sassafras Sips 6-8 PM; Trivia beginning at 8 PM
June 16: Karaoke starting at 7:30 PM
June 17: Father's Day- Special Father's Day Dinner from 2 to 8 PM
June 23: Live Music from Shortcut Sunny at 8 PM
June 30: 1950's Sock Hop: 6-9 PM, '50's Party with Live Entertainment *
July 3 & 4th: Happy Independence Day. Signals will be open, limited hours *
July 7: Live Music from the Mason Dixon Band beginning at 8 PM
July 14: Karaoke starting at 7:30 PM
July 21: Family Fun Day, 12 to 3 PM, Lunch/Ice Cream, Waterslides, & More! Free Boat Inspections offered by US Coast Guard.
July 28: Havana Night Happy Hour
August 4: Karaoke starting at 7:30 PM
August 11: Hawaiian Luau: Luau Party under the pavilion with Live Entertainment *
August 18: Live Music from Dave Matthews of Three Sheets Acoustic
September 1: Labor Day Weekend; Live Music from Tim Weldon *
September 8: Karaoke starting at 7:30 PM
September 22: Live Music from Dave Matthews of Three Sheets Acoustic
September 29: Skipjack Chili Cook Off! Live music from Three Sheets Acoustic
October 13: Karaoke starting at 7:30 PM
October 27: Halloween Party
October 31: Season Ends

Sweetheart's Night: Thursday Nights Let's do Trivia: Fridays from May - October

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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