The Chesapeake Bay covers more than 64,000 square miles and is the ocean entry point for Virginia’s 4 major river systems: the Potomac-Shenandoah, the Rappahannock, the York and the James.

The Chesapeake Bay is a boater’s playground offering everything from fishing and sailing, to wonderful seasonal views and endless family fun on the water.

When looking for boat slips to rent at a Chesapeake Bay marina, it is important for you to have a location in mind and determine which amenities matter the most when reserving your VA marina boat slip. Understanding your marina needs can help you find a boat slip that is a perfect match for you.

Let’s take a look at what information you will need to secure your boat slip at Whitehouse Cove Marina.

Info Needed to Reserve a Boat Slip

When reserving your Virginia marina boat slip on the Chesapeake Bay, we will need some basic information such as your name, address, as well as your email address and phone number. The Whitehouse Cove Marina team will use this to build your customer profile.

Boat Info Required by Virginia Marinas

After you’ve provided your general information, we’ll need to learn about your boat slip needs. Boat information that will be needed by the marina will include your boat make, type (power, catamaran or sail), model, year, beam (boat width),overall length, and draft. The Whitehouse Cove Marina team will also need your starting date of docking, in addition to any special requests you may have for the Marina (we do our best to accommodate!). Please include any other information that may be helpful for our team while securing your boat slip reservation.

Whitehouse Cove Marina offers both long term and transient dockage on the Chesapeake Bay, catering from the casual boater to those who live life completely on the water.

Benefits of a Chesapeake Bay Boat Slip

Now that you know what is needed to reserve one of our boat slips at Whitehouse Cove Marina – let’s talk about some of the benefits of boating on the Chesapeake Bay.

Seasonal Fun & Endless Boating on the Chesapeake Bay

The Chesapeake Bay offers a variety of benefits for boaters and anglers alike. Whether it’s fishing, sailing, or feeling of the gentle waves during a peaceful Saturday morning after a long week of work. Renting a boat slip from Whitehouse Cove Marina, especially when an annual slip is reserved, can provide a little spark to everyone’s life!

The Chesapeake Bay area offers some of the best autumn foliage on the East Coast, and the greenery and wonderful beaches in the spring and summer are impossible to beat.

The Chesapeake Bay also hosts a wide variety of restaurants with offerings for every price point and taste. You’ll find Surf Rider restaurant conveniently located at Whitehouse Cove Marina, making dinner plans easy after a day on the water.

Spend a cozy weekend at a local bed and breakfast. Go shopping at the retail shops on the board walks. Catch a thrill and a trophy on a deep ocean fishing excursion or enjoy visiting a sandbar.

Marina Amenities & Features

When renting a boat slip from Whitehouse Cove Marina, you immediately gain access to a variety of convenient amenities to make your Chesapeake Boating experience easy and relaxing.

First and foremost: your boat slip! We offer deepwater boat slips and accommodate vessels up to 70ft in length for both long term and transient dockage customers. Covered boat slips are also available.

In addition to your boat slip, Whitehouse Cove Marina features Surf Rider restaurant, a highly rated on-site seafood restaurant, featuring some of the best seafood in the greater Hampton Roads area. Whether you’re looking for the fresh catch of the day or fish and chips, Surf Rider seafood restaurant has you covered!

  • Our Chesapeake Bay marina also includes convenient amenities:
  • Public fishing pier access
  • Boat pump out station
  • 50 amp electrical service
  • Wi-fi
  • Pool (pool operation based on seasonality)
  • Family picnic area
  • Grilling area (for grilling up your fresh catch!)
  • View all marina amenities here

Whether you are just on the Chesapeake Bay for a few days as a transient, or you are planning an extended stay with Whitehouse Cove Marina, our highly skilled Marina team will work to help you enjoy all the Chesapeake Bay has to offer.

Ready to Reserve A Virgina Marina Boat Slip?

Are you ready to reserve a boat slip at a Chesapeake Bay marina? Contact Whitehouse Cove Marina today to reserve your boat slip for a long-term stay or as a transient. Our team looks forward to helping you through the process! Call 757-231-1006 to learn more about reserving your boat slip.

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