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The best places to tie up in North America in 2014.

You’ve booked the time off. You’ve got the boat prepped and ready to go. The galley is packed, the gear is stowed, and the tanks are topped off. Now comes the important part—where are you going to go? We wanted to know where the best places to tie up were, so we reached out to our readers, friends on social media, and Marinalife, our partner in crime when it comes to cruising, to find out where we should be docking next time we cruise.

What we found were 25 marinas suited for all types of cruisers. Whether you’re looking for a place to have a quiet weekend with the family, a jumping-off point for your trip down the ICW, a home base for a fishing jaunt, or just a new place to tie up, we’re sure you’ll find it in our list of the best marinas in North America. 

The Top 25 (in alphabetical order):

Brewer Capri 

Charleston City Marina 

Conch Harbor Marina 

Dimillos Marina 

Dog River Marina

Harbour Town Yacht Basin

Haven Harbour Marina

Hawks Cay Resort & Marina

Kingman Yacht Center

Liberty Landing Marina

Nantucket Boat Basin

Newport Marina

Newport Yachting Center

Ocean Reef Club

Orange Beach Marina

Palm Harbor Marina

Pink Shell Resort & Marina

The Resort at Longboat Key

River Dunes Marina

Roche Harbor Resort

Saybrook Point Inn Marina & Spa

St. Michaels Marina

South Jersey Marina

South Seas Island Resort

Southport Marina

Twin Dolphin Marina

This article originally appeared in the December 2014 issue of Power & Motoryacht magazine.