North Kingstown is located on the West Passage of Narragansett Bay and is an easy sail from Newport and Block Island. With nearly 30 miles of coastline and two major harbors, North Kingstown is a popular destination for cruising sailors. Wickford Harbor contains several full-service marinas, shopping, and a quaint New England atmosphere.There are currently four transient moorings located inside Wickford Harbor. These moorings are available on a first-come-first served basis. The fee is $35.00 per night with a three night maximum. The harbormaster or assistant will collect the fee. See Wickford Chartlet for location. . There is safe anchorage outside the breakwater in most weather conditions. Allen Harbor, to the north, has transient slips and moorings as well. The Harbor Division is dedicated to creating a welcoming environment for all who visit us. We will attempt to help you find a mooring or dock space and can give directions to local stores, marinas , provisions, and restaurants.
We monitor channels 16. After making contact we will have you switch to channel 05 to continue.
We look forward to your visit!
Thomas J. Mulligan , Chief of Police
8166 Post Road
North Kingstown, Rhode Island 02852
Harbormaster Cellphone: 401-633-5323
Photo credit: Ed Hughes