General Information About Pope's Island Marina

If you have any questions about the marina, please get in touch with us: (508) 979-1456


VHF Radio

Pope’s Island Marina can be reached on VHF Channel 09.  Our dock attendants are available to assist you from 8:00am until 8:00pm. Our dinghy dock is located on the west side of the marina, the northern most fairway, the slip closest to the main dock.


Launch Service

You can hail New Bedford Launch on channel 09 or call cell phone number 508-989-1328.  It is $3.00 per person (kids under 12 are free!) each way Sunday thru Thursday 9:00am to 9:00pm and Friday and Saturday 9:00am to 10:00pm.  It drops off and picks up at numerous locations in the Harbor.


Restrooms and SHowers

Restrooms and showers are easily located at Pope’s Island Marina facilities.  Keycards to access the restrooms and the main gate can be obtained from our dock attendants for a $10.00 deposit.

Restrooms, showers, ice and coin-op washers and dryers are located in the main building.


Trash and Pumpout

You can drop off your trash at Pope’s Island Marina. There is a picnic area with two gas grills and outdoor furniture for you to use at Pope’s Island Marina.

Please note that New Bedford Harbor is a zero discharge harbor.

We have a pumpout boat that runs daily from noon until 4:00pm and a pumpout station at Pope’s Island Marina 8:00am until 8:00pm. Both are free of charge.


Other Amenities

Convenient access to fuel and marina services.

There is a Dunkin Donuts and a Newsstand across the street from the marina.  Please ask our Launch driver or a dock attendant for an information packet with maps of the city and other information to help you enjoy your time with us.