Atlantic Yacht Basin

Fuel Prices

Diesel: $2.50 /gallon Gas: $2.75 /gallon

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Meet Our Crew

Every e-newsletter, we highlight one of the interesting and highly experienced people who make Atlantic Yacht Basin so unique.  This time it’s James Taylor, our Vice-President and COO, who is incidentally one of the longest serving employees of the company. Where are you from? I was born and raised in Elizabeth City, North Carolina.  I still […]

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Tips from Atlantic Yacht Basin

Spring marks the beginning of boat season for many.  So whether you are getting your boat out of storage or making plans for the warmer weather ahead, here are some key things to remember. 1. Build out your “boat list” in advance — Keep a running list of things that you need to do on your […]

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Prime Boating Season Is Just Around The Corner and AYB Has a New Look

With such unseasonably warm weather so far this year in so much of the country, we’re already underway getting our customers’ boats ready to get out on the water. And we have been busy getting our new and improved website ready to go too. Lots of exciting projects are happening on the Yard and people […]

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Virginia.org

Come experience thrilling adventures in the great outdoors, discover over 400 years of history in every corner of the state, or head to the beach for a little fun in the sun. Whether you are looking for a quiet getaway to the scenic mountains, an exciting urban experience with countless foodie destinations, or a vacation […]

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How To Make Sure Your Personal Flotation Device Fits Properly

Did you know…   That half of all recreational boating fatalities happen in calm water?* That these fatalities often happen close to shore?* That in most cases, there were PFDs stored on board the boat, but they weren’t being utilized?* That the number of U.S. boating accidents had steadily fallen from 1997 to 2012, but they have been […]

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Mike Curreri , Owner Marlow 70

We have continued to get our Selene 55 and our new Marlow 70 serviced on each trip through VA on our annual migration north from and south to Key West. These guys are clearly among the best yards on the East Coast based on our many visits. Whether upgrading electrical and electronics or doing anything […]

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How To Find Boating Safety Education Courses In Virginia

As of July 1st 2016, the state of Virginia now requires that anyone of any age operating a boat or personal watercraft (PWC) holds a Boater Education Card, which can be obtained by completing a boating safety education course approved by The National Association of State Boating Law Administrators (NASBLA.) This law applies to all […]

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Useful Boating Knots

Knowing how to tie a knot is a crucial skill when it comes to owning a boat. Ropes, tie offs and cleats are just a reality of life on the water. If you’re just getting started or are even a long time veteran check out these knots and maybe learn few new tricks. Bowline- The […]

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Staying Connected on Your Boat

In our highly connected world we have grown so accustomed to having immediate access to information that it can be a shock when we leave shore on our boat and find ourselves truly disconnected. While some may revel in the seclusion and escape, others find it stressful. Having internet access can also help to improve […]

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