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Little Creek & Bay Point Marinas

Directions

Little Creek and Bay Point Marinas are the closest full service marinas to the islands of the Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel. With no limiting bridges, no speed zone mazes and an inlet channel courtesy of the United States Navy, navigation is simple and straightforward.


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From the Water

Latitude: N 36° 57.083
Longitude: W 076° 10.067

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Nautical chart overview of Little Creek area

Nautical chart of Little Creek area

From the Atlantic Ocean

Cross over the Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel through the Thimble Shoal Channel. Take a port turn at either the flashing green 9 buoy or flashing green 11 buoy towards the green 1LC buoy and the red 2 buoy. Follow the channel in with the condos on your starboard side. Make a starboard turn at the point/end of the condos. Be sure not to encroach into the Navy's waters which are located beyond the string of bright orange floats. No Wake Zone begins after starboard turn with Bay Point Marina directly at starboard beginning with A Pier through F Pier. Little Creek Marina is directly past Bay Point's F Pier beginning with A Pier through C Pier. B Pier is where diesel/gasoline is sold under the Valvtect sign in the main channel.

From Chesapeake Bay

Locate the Thimble Shoal Channel. Take a starboard turn at either the flashing green 13 buoy or flashing green 11 buoy towards the green 1LC buoy and the red 2 buoy. Follow the channel in with the condos on your starboard side. Make a starboard turn at the point/end of the condos. Be sure not to encroach into the Navy's waters which are located beyond the string of bright orange floats. No Wake Zone begins after starboard turn with Bay Point Marina directly at starboard beginning with A Pier through F Pier. Little Creek Marina is directly past Bay Point's F Pier beginning with A Pier through C Pier. B Pier is where diesel/gasoline is sold under the Valvtect sign in the main channel.

From the Intracoastal Waterway Mile Marker "0"

Follow the Elizabeth River through downtown Norfolk while keeping the Navy ships to starboard. After passing the Navy docks cross over the Hampton Roads Bridge Tunnel. After the tunnel find the Thimble Shoal Channel at green 21 buoy. Take a starboard turn at either the flashing green 13 buoy or flashing green 11 buoy towards the green 1LC buoy and the red 2 buoy. Follow the channel in with the condos on your starboard side. Make a starboard turn at the point/end of the condos. Be sure not to encroach into the Navy's waters which are located beyond the string of bright orange floats. No Wake Zone begins after starboard turn with Bay Point Marina directly at starboard beginning with A Pier through F Pier. Little Creek Marina is directly past Bay Point's F Pier beginning with A Pier through C Pier. B Pier is where diesel/gasoline is sold under the Valvtect sign in the main channel.


Marina Layouts / Maps

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Little Creek Marina
Little Creek Marina layout

Bay Point Marina
Bay Point Marina map