Our Amenities We Offer

  • Abundant free parking at the head of each dock with plenty of dock carts
  • Card key access to boatyard with clean, modern heads and showers
  • 20′ x 44′ Inground Swimming Pool
  • Friendly, knowledgeable staff
  • Walking distance to grocery and liquor stores, restaurants and shopping
  • Water and electricity at all slips, 100 amp. available
  • Complete marine supply store
  • Gas and diesel fuel dock
  • Sewage pumpout service
  • Largest inside boat storage in the area
  • Dinghy storage racks at all docks
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Horse Shoe Pits


  • Hot Dog Bar – May 24 – to introduce new customers/ kick off the summer! Come meet the new customers and have a hotdog on us!
  • Sailfest – July 10-12 – largest fireworks celebration in New London, Ct July 11th festival downtown New London with food vendors amusement rides for the kids and plenty of shopping.
  • Secret Spot Fishing Tournament – July 18 – Hosted by members of pier Five and pier Four. Five dollars enters you in per person largest fish wins!
  • Family Day – Aug 22 – Come enjoy some great activities including Watermelon eating contest, water ballon toss, crab racing, dingy poker run, and dive in movie paddleboard demos from paddleworksCT. Bring your kids and grand kids for a great day before they go back to school. $10 per person please rsvp by Aug 10th.
  • Chowder Cook off – September 26 If you win you have bragging rights and your name on the CLAM. Featuring Live Music, Fire pit and Chowder! 2013 was the first year and more than 100 people showed up!


Whether cruising from Maine to Florida or just looking for a new over night spot, Crocker’s is a great family destination. Attractions include a lively and cultural diverse city with over 30 restaurants, walking distance to historic Fort Trumbull and minutes’ drive to beaches, shopping and US Nautilus museum. The most protected marina in Southeastern Connecticut. Crocker’s amenities include pool, laundry, floating docks, hauling capacity of 75 tons, a complete ship store and a full service facility. Crocker’s location is situated just minutes from New London’s transportation hub which includes trains, ferries and Greyhound buses. Family run for 133 years we are a true family business! We look forward to you seeing you!

Size in Feet

Per Night



0 – 39 40 – 59 60 – over

$2.35 $3.50 $4.65

$11.75 $17.50 $23.25

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Utility Fee




30 Amp 50 Amp

$10.00 $18.00

$50.00 $72.00

$100.00 $144.00

What We Offer

  • Expert repair service with largest parts department in Southeastern Connecticut, including hard-to-find and discontinued parts
  • Certified technicians for Mercruiser, Johnson, Evinrude, OMC Sterndrive, Westerbeke, Universal, Yanmar and Volvo
  • Awlgrip and hull refinishing in on-site paint shop
  • Fiberglass and gel coat repairs
  • Waxing and detailing
  • On site brokerage and yacht sales

Although your slip at Crocker’s Boatyard is, by far, the best protected in the area, you’re in the midst of major transportation and attractions. Network bus, taxi services, Long Island, Fishers Island, and Block Island ferries and Amtrak trains are all less than one mile away. Airports are just a short distance. Car rental delivery and limousine service are available. Major New England attractions are abundant and close, including Harkness State Park, Garde Arts Center, Mohegan Sun and Foxwoods Casinos, Ocean Beach Park, the Nautilus Museum and many historical landmarks, fine restaurants and local events.

Crocker's Boatyard

volvo mercury evinrude yanmar westerbeke universal

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Our Legacy

For over 100 years Crocker’s Boatyard has meant safety, hospitality and easy access to generations of mariners. Located in Shaw’s Cove, a sheltered and deep cul-de-sac at the mouth of the Thames River, the 230 floating slips offer the best protection in the area. With a dockage depth of 12 feet, Crocker’s Boatyard welcomes seasonal, year round and transient boats up to 100′. With close proximity to Interstate 95, Interstate 395 and 85 no marina offers more amenities and services for power and sailboats.


Dockage & Winter Storage 2015 Season Rates

Dockage Rates 2015

Boats up to 20′ $112 per ft.
Boats 21′ to 40′ $117 per ft.
Boats 41′ and up $131 per ft.
All end slips and 54′ slips $131 per ft.

Discounted Rates

Perferred Customers who are staying for winter storage(2014-2015) 8% Credit if paid in full by 12/5/14
Perferred customers who DO NOT stay for winter storagne (2014-2015) 3% credit if paid in full by 12/05/14

Winter Storage Rates 2015-2016

Boat Storage Pricing

Includes hauling, bottom washing, blocking (except when noted), storing, launching, and painting under the blocking with owner supplied paint.

Outside Storage

Boats under 24′ $45 per ft.
Boats 25′ and 32′ $49.50 per ft.
Boats 33′ and up $53 per ft.

Inside Storage

LOA X Width

All boats, by square ft. $8.50 per sq. ft.

Wet Storage

All Boats (per sole discretion of yard) Does not include Haul out or electricity $64 per ft.

Shrink Wrapping

Pricing includes labor and materials including appropriate venting but NOT including doors or zippers.

  • Power without towers or Sail without masts.
  • Sail with mast up or power with towers *Quoted
  • Special Items and options can be shrink wrapped.
Boats up to 39′ $18 per ft. Price includes the disposal of the shrink wrap in spring
Boats 40′ and up *Quoted

Mast Storage

Pull, store, step and static tune the mast in the spring for the prices below. Add $95 to below pricing if RADAR UNIT IS ON MAIN OR MIZZEN MAST For boats with the mast in the stepped position there is a $100 blocking charge for additional blocking required. Also a mast release must be signed before the boat is hauled.

Under 18′
19′ to 25′
26′ to 28′
29′ to 32′
33′ to 35′
36′ to 39′
40′ to 45′
46′ and up

Misc. Yard Charges

Labor rate-unless otherwise noted $105 per hour
Sail Storage $42 each sail
Sails Washed, inspected, small repairs $.95/sq. ft. of sail
Dinghy Storage $95 each
Frame and Cover boat *Quoted
Batteries maintained by yard on boat $29 each
Batteries removed by yard $99 per battery
Winterize inboard engine, water system, and head; change oil and filter *See Below
Crane Service (crane & operator), (Minimum one hour) $250 per hour
Storage only for Outdrive $90
Gas tank storage $35
Summer dry land storage $23 per ft. per month

Outboards-Winterization and Storage

Winterizing includes labor and materials to do the following: • Flush engine with fresh water • Change oil in lower unit • Replace drain oil gaskets • Clean and lubricate steering • Fog engine • Grease all fittings • Remove and store one battery per engine • Fill oil tank (If applicable)

Winterize & Store
Winterize Only
2 cylinder
3 cylinder
4 cylinder
6 cylinder

Four Strokes and Ficht Engines

Ficht V-4
Ficht V-6

Misc. Mechanical Charges

Removal of outboard from boat charge by the hourly rate

Labor rate-unless otherwise noted $105 per hour
Battery storage $29 each
Batteries maintained by yard on boat $99 per battery
Winterize water system, and head $105 per hour/plus materials
Crane Service (crane & operator), (Minimum one hour) $250 per hour
Storage only for Outdrive $90
Gas tank storage $35

Inboard Winterization

Winterizing includes labor and materials to do the following:

Engine/Stern Drive Engines
Inboard & Diesel Engines
• Remove and store outdrive • Change oil and filter
• Change gear oil • Check antifreeze
• Replace drain plug gasket • Check transmission oil
• Remove propeller and grease shaft • Remove and store battery
• Flush drive • Lubricate all fittings
• Remove and store battery • Fog Engine (if applicable)
• Check belts & hoses • Check belts & hoses
• Change oil and filter 1,2,3 cylinder……..$425
• Check antifreeze 4 cylinder……..$490
• Fog engine 6 cylinder……..$550
4 cylinder……..$565 8 cylinder……..$595
6 cylinder……..$625
8 cylinder……..$690

* Pricing does not include: Winterizing any portable water systems, heads, air conditioning or generators. (These will be done at regular yard rates.) Limited to five quarts of oil and one oil filter. NOTE: Due to insurance regulations, NO ONE, under any circumstances, can unstep their mast or move their boat stands. It must be done by the yard.

Store Hours

Monday- Friday 8:00AM-4:30PM
Saturday 8:00AM-1:00PM
Sunday Closed
Fuel Dock Hours
Saturday 8:00AM-4:00PM
Sunday 9:00AM-4:00PM

Contact Details

56 Howard Street, Shaw’s Cove New London, CT, 06320-4999 Telephone: 860.443.6304 Fax: 860.443.0279

Teressa-web Theresa – Office Manager E-Mail Theresa
Dave-web Dave Crocker – VP E-Mail Dave
Skip-web Skip Crocker – President
Greg-web Greg Crocker – Service Tech E-Mail Greg
Seve-web Steve Lubchansky – GM E-Mail Steve
Sam-web Sam Crocker – Assistant Manager E-Mail Sam
Jon-web John Henderson – Service
Mike-web Michael Long – Service


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