Harbor Master

Moorings and slips are available on a seasonal, monthly, weekly and daily basis.

2015 Winter Boat Storage Form


Harbor Facilities

The limits of Gibson Island Harbor consists of a line north across the Magothy Narrows, beginning at the most northerly part of Holland Point. The enclosed waters including Red House Cove, constitute Gibson Island Harbor.

Gibson Island Yacht Squadron operates four facilities:


The Harbor Master’s office is manned year-round.  Hours are 0800 to 1800 Wednesday – Sunday.  Closed Monday and Tuesday.  Email Captain Denver Sanner or phone, 410-255-7632 or by VHF on Channel 78A.

Tender Service

Tender service is available May 1 to October 31.

Garbage and refuse receptacles are located at the north end of the parking lot.

GIYS operates a marine sanitation pump-out station on the dinghy float adjacent to north pier, for GIYS members only.  Please contact the Harbor Master for usage and reporting procedures.

GIYS facilities are operated by a private club and may be used by non-members by invitation only of a member of GIYS.  Guest yachts are subject to the rules and regulations of the Gibson Island Club, and are required to register at the Harbor Master’s office upon arrival.

Day Sailing Program

GIYS maintains an Ensign and two Sunfish for member’s use, first-come first-serve.  The Ensign charge is $20 for each session, usually 2-4 hours. The Ensign is on a mooring in the Harbor, and the Sunfish are at the Point.  Contact the Harbor Master by E-mail or phone, 410-255-7632 for reservations.

Boat Works

There is a full-service yacht repair facility with a travel lift, operating as Gibson Island Boat Works, located by the Lighthouse docks in Red House Cove.
E-mail Capt.Rick Truett or phone 443-949-4455.