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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!

2019 Slip Rental Rates

2019 Slip Rental Rates (Download PDF)

2019 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
  • $2/foot: on Holiday weekends (Memorial Day, Fourth of July, Labor Day and Special Events weekends)

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.

Skipjack Cove Events 2019

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

May 11: Karaoke at 8 PM
May 18: Live Music from John and June Gallagher 7 PM
May 25: Live Music from Conley & Watson at 7 PM
June 1: Live Music from The Bullets at 8 PM
June 8: Slipholder Appreciation Day at 12 PM, (Free Boat Inspections by US Coast Guard)
June 15: Karaoke at 8 PM
June 22: Live Music from Conley & Watson at 7 PM
June 29: Live Music from Gypsy Holiday at 8 PM
July 6: Independence Day Weekend
July 13: Karaoke at 8 PM
July 20: Family Fun Day at 12 PM, (Free Boat Inspections by US Coast Guard)
July 27: Live Music from Conley & Watson at 7 PM
August 3: Mason Dixon Band at 8 PM
August 10: Hawaiian Luau at 6 PM
August 17: Karaoke at 8 PM
August 24: Live Music from Gypsy Holiday at 8 PM
August 31: Live Music from Shortcut Sunny at 8 PM
September 7: Live Music from The Bullets at 8 PM
September 14: Karaoke at 8 PM
September 21: Chili Cook Off and Ceremony at 12 PM
September 28: Private Event Booked under Pavilion
October 5: Live Music from Shortcut Sunny at 8 PM
October 26: Halloween Party with DJ Tom Gesner at 6 PM

Let's Do Trivia, Every Friday from May – October at 7 PM

Download PDF - 2019 Event Calendar

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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