As of Friday, March 20th at 5:00 pm est., Albemarle Plantation is closed to recreational opportunities for non-resident guests. This includes all golf, marina, and social activities normally open to the public. Additionally, pursuant to North Carolina Executive Order No. 121 (stay at home) which becomes effective Monday, March 30th at 5:00 pm, the AP Marina will be closed to all public boaters for all marina services for a minimum of 30 days.
Marina at 51 House is closed
Alligator River Marina is open and has take out from the grill.
Mooring Available/ Restrooms Open; Visitor Center-closed to public.
The City has made the decision to close both Mariners’ Wharf and Waterfront Park to all transient boaters
Plymouth Marina and museum and lighthouse are closed until further notice.
Shallowbag Bay Marina is open (best to call 30 min before to insure dock master is on site calls are forwarded to cell)
Take out is available from Stripers Thursday through Saturday.
Waterside Marina is open – most local restaurants are doing delivery and to-go.
Mooring & Fuel Available
Our North Carolina Albemarle Loop (AL) provides the boating public with an exciting opportunity to cruise and explore the protected waters of historic Albemarle Sound. This exploration includes many of the creeks and rivers along the Albemarle Sound and its adjacent waters. Boaters with Kayaks can dock at a AL marina and continue exploring with their own kayak or kayaks available at many AL locations.
Free slip rentals offer access to many adventures, entertainment, sporting events and various cultural activities. Visit the friendly communities surrounding Albemarle Sound as you share your boating experiences with other families in high-quality marinas. Albemarle Loop member marinas in the Albemarle Sound group offer at least 48 hours of FREE slippage, fresh water, and pump outs where available! Also enjoy some unique facilities and amenities, such as shops and restaurants, nature trails, historic sites, tennis and bocce courts, golf, museums and more.”
To qualify for these special promotions, present the coupon available on this website. You are welcome to take advantage of the Loop's free slip offer at our marinas once per season (or more if approved by the marina dockmaster). We welcome you to follow the path of America’s first English settlers. You’ll be glad to have taken this excursion. *
* Please note that several marinas have limited space and require advanced reservations. See coupons for details. Albemarle Loop Gateway Marinas participate in the Albemarle Loop Passport Program and offer incentives geared to their location operations and may not offer free dockage. Contact the Gateway Marinas for promotions they are offering. See the About section for more information on marina capabilities.
CLICK on the coupon image above to leatn more about the latest coupons. There are no coupons for Gateway Marinas, These marinas have special rates and discounts. Call for details. Click here to view Coupons on the website.
ALBEMARLE LOOP SHIPS STORE
CLICK on the image above to order Albemarle Loop "gear" that has been selected for cruisers that sail the Albemarle Sound. All proceeds from these sales go to support the continued operation of the Albemarle Loop.
NEWS AND THINGS TO SEE
Loopers who cruise the Albemarle Sound are often interested in historical accounts about the Sound and in human interest stories about the cruisers themselves.