Rent a Boat Slip

Oyster Harbor Boat Slips
Boat slips in Oyster, VA.  Photo credit: Richard Wiseman 


The Harbors & Boat Ramps Department is responsible for maintenance at the County-owned harbors and marinas in Northampton County. These facilities include Oyster Harbor, Willis Wharf Harbor, Morley’s Wharf Harbor & Wise Point Kayak Launching Facility. All of these harbors offer free public boat launching opportunities. Oyster Harbor has two floating docks, a kayak dock, sanitary facilities and two large parking lots to be maintained. Upgrades to the restroom facilities are planned for Fall 2020. The county also maintains a 10-slip marina opposite the Oyster harbor from the public boat launch with sanitary facilities. Each slip has water and electric connections available. Willis Wharf Harbor contains a 50-slip marina, sanitary facilities, water/electric availability, a floating dock to serve public boat launching, a floating dock to serve a portion of the rental boat slips and a kayak launch. Morley’s Wharf has a fishing pier, sanitary facilities, a floating dock and a floating/fixed combination dock. A kayak launch is planned for Fall 2020. The Morley’s Wharf Fishing Pier is free and open to the public. A saltwater fishing license is not required to fish from the pier. The license fee is paid by Northampton County annually. Wise Point Kayak Launching facility contains a parking area and an area along the shoreline dedicated to launching kayaks and canoes within the marsh. A dock is planned for Fall 2020.

For more information about Boat Ramps and Free Fishing Piers in Northampton County, please visit our Boat Ramps and Fishing Pier pages. 


See below chart for slip rental fees:

Facility Slip Size Annual Rent

Willis Wharf Harbor 8 x 22 $360
10 x 25 $450
12 x 30 $540
14 x 40 $630

Oyster Harbor 12 x 36 $540
12 x 42 $540
16 x 42 $720
18 x 70 $810