Reviews from Jeff (3)


  • Marina Review for Midway Marina & Motel

    Reviewed by: Jeff , Fancy Free, on Jul 14, 2017
    LOA: 27'
    Draft: 4.5'

    Rating: 4

    July 2017: Showed up late and unannounced at the pier. The manager, Tim, spotted us from across the channel and hailed us. In a few minuets he had driven across the Coinjock Bridge to join us at the Midway Marina pier. We wound up staying 2 nights. Tim was exceptionally helpful in the way true watermen can be.
    Facilities were fine; simple but clean. Swimming pool was a nice change from most of the marinas we usually stay at. We were along the canal, but there are a few small basins one might tie up in as well. Approach was simple and had good water all the way in. The motel is small, only four rooms that we could see, but we stayed on the boat, as is our habit.
    We would happily stay here in the future should we travel this route again. Call ahead though, things are very informal; sincere and honestly interested in making things work out well. Small town, relaxed.

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  • Marina Review for Galahad Marine's Rockhold Creek Marina

    Reviewed by: Jeff , Fancy Free, on Jun 5, 2017
    Vessel Type: Sail
    LOA: 27'
    Draft: 4.5'

    Rating: 5

    You CAN"T give SIX STARS... oh, wait! no swimming pool, so only 5 stars. John and Tink are two outstanding human beings who run an unpretentious, clean, ecofriendly marina boatyard. They go out of their way to be welcoming and supportive of transients. Coastal cruising? C'mon in. Nice little town too.

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  • Marina Review for Smith's Marina Inc.

    Reviewed by: Jeff , Fancyfree, on May 30, 2017
    Vessel Type: Sail
    LOA: 27'
    Draft: 4.6'

    Rating: 3

    Clean, friendly kids, but not set up for transient coastal cruisers although they posture themselves to be so. They failed to provide the 30 amp shore power advertised, well, they had it the first night but not the second. Not interested in returning.

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