Docking and Anchorage

All small coach and spectator boats will be docked or moored at or in front of the Deltaville Maritime Museum.  Parent/Spectator boats larger than 25′ will not fit in Mill Creek and will need to find other accommodations.


Jackson Creek this sheltered creek located between the regatta launch site and Fishing Bay Yacht Club offers protected anchorage for boats up to 7′ draft which is restricted by the entry channel.   The anchorage is protected on 3 1/2 sides from wind and waves.  The anchorage is frequented by transients year round and is just a short dinghy ride to the regatta headquarters, Fishing Bay Yacht Club or the Deltaville town dock.  15-minutes to the sailing area by motor.

Fishing Bay is a protected bay on the Piankatank River west of the regatta site and sailing area.  The bay is well protected from the North, West or East and moderately protected from the South.  15 minutes to the sailing area on speedboat or 30 by motor sail.  Average depth in the bay is 10-15’+. The anchorage is frequented by transients year-round and is a short dinghy ride to Fishing Bay Yacht Club.


Deltaville Marina has slips available for overnight dockage. Reservations can be made online ( or by calling 804-776-9812. Deltaville Marina also monitors VHF channel 16. The Marina offers gas and diesel, free pumpout facility, ships store offering snacks, drinks and supplies. For guests who book a slip with the Marina there is a swimming pool and laundry facility, as well as bicycles and a courtesy vehicle available up to one hour. For those who choose to anchor in the harbor, Deltaville Marina offers a complementary dingy dock, and you can purchase a daily or weekly facilities use fee that allows those anchored to use the amenities of the marina as if they were at a slip! This service is available by registering with the dockmaster at the marina office.

Deltaville Marina has a great full service boatyard located at their facility, Deltaville Boatyard, with a 35ton travel lift and parts department. Deltaville Boatyard of course is a host to the Opti Layline Nationals and will have several Opti launch sites and boat and trailer storage.