Pirate’s Cove Marina is a protected, deep water, full service marina with 195 slips and a charter fleet of 24 sport fish boats for offshore, nearshore and inlet fishing.

It is one of the largest world class marinas on the East Coast with a high level of experienced charter sport fishing captains and crew.

We offer:

  • A fuel dock for non-ethanol gas and diesel
  • Slips with in-slip fueling
  • Private fish cleaning houses
  • Showers
  • Ship’s Store for light provisioning

Pirate’s Cove Marina is approximately eight miles inside and north of Oregon Inlet via a deepwater, well marked channel. The fixed bridge clearance of the Manteo/Nags Head causeway is 65 feet at mean high tide.

Navigational Directions – Marina Approach & Docking

Pirate’s Cove Marina is located on the west side of Roanoke Sound in a sheltered basin just north of the Roanoke Sound High Bridge.

Heading south, bear southeast after leaving statute mile 65 at the entrance to Albemarle Sound. The marina is approximately 23 statute miles from the Sound.

If you continue from Roanoke Sound into Pamlico Sound, it is approximately 90 miles to Oriental.

There is reported to be 10 feet of water in the channel and 13 feet at the docks. The docks are stationary with finger piers and tie-off pilings.

Call on VHF channel 78 and 16 for slip assignment and docking assistance seven days a week. The marina is open year-round.

Pirate’s Cove Marina 2022 Transient Dockage Rates

  • $2.00/ft daily plus electric
  • $25/ft monthly plus electric
  • Call for annual rates

The depth within the basin at mean low tide is between 7 and 8 feet with a tide difference of only about 1 foot – perfect for any size boat.

Pirate’s Cove Marina offers many amenities that will make your stay memorable and enjoyable.

  • Dining – An exceptional seafood restaurant and raw bar with a fantastic view overlooking the marina.
  • Mimi’s Tiki Hut on the deck overlooking the Marina. Mimi’s is open from Mid-May thru Mid-September with weekly entertainment and daily specials.
  • The Pavilion, a 13,000 square foot wedding, conference or meeting center

And with the purchase of an Amenities Pass from the Pirate’s Cove Recreation Center, you and your family can enjoy:

  • Our large swimming pool
  • Kiddy pool
  • Playground
  • State of the art fitness center