Blain's Bay Marina

Blain's Bay Marina is nestled in a sheltered cove at Buoy R18A on the scenic Mohawk River/Erie Canal between Locks 6 & 7 just east of the majestic Twin Bridges. The Marina is just 2 miles west of Lock 6 of the historic Erie Canal Waterford Flight.

Blain's Bay Marina is a full service Marina specializing in all your boating needs. Whether you need dockage for a night, a season, or a place to store your boat for the winter, our desire is to make your stay at Blain's Bay Marina an enjoyable experience for both you and your crew.

At Blain's Bay, we provide more than just a dock and a launch ramp.

Our Members

Blains Bay's seasonal members are its Crown Jewel - There are no finer people in boating! Come enjoy spending time with like minded boaters from all walks of doesn't matter at Blain's...come as you are! Maybe join our people on one of their increasingly popular "Friday Nite Excursions" where a group ventures over across the river via pontoon boat to enjoy a fun-filled dinner at the Clam Steam Tavern with its affordable casual fare and weekly live entertainment. Don't forget the awesome moonlite cruise they do to wrap up the night! People enjoying all boating has to offer!


Our marina offers both 30 amp electrical service on the docks, as well as city-fed drinking water for our three main docks. Wifi access and cable tv service are available at no cost .

Blain's Bay Marina offers a wide variety of dockage options. We offer daily or weekly transient dockage as well as full seasonal dockage for vessels up to 60 feet in length.


Blain's Bay Marina is a full marine service destination with two full time mechanics on duty for all your servicing and repair needs. Blain's Bay Marina can meet and exceed your expectations for quality marine repairs.

  • Winter storage
  • Winterization
  • Shrink wrapping
  • Spring start-up service
  • Haul-in, Haul out
  • Bottom Washing, Bottom repairs and refinishing
  • Summer trailer storage

Pump out services are available 24 hrs a day on our fuel dock at N.Y.S mandated cost of $5.00 per token

City water is also available on our fuel dock.


Blain's Bay offers a full service fuel dock, featuring "Captains Choice" premium quality non-ethanol 91 octane marine grade fuel. The fuel dock is open 7 days a week during the May - October boating season.

The current gas price is listed on the top right of every page on this website. It is updated frequently.


Blain's Bay Marina offers secure storage for your boat and trailer in a fenced, secure yard. Consider Blain's Bay as your winter storage destination in our clean, user friendly yard with electrical power available for those upcoming repair and maintenance projects. Summer storage for all types of boats is always available in our marina's main storage yard. Be sure to ask about "Quick Launch" services provided to summer dry yard storage customers here at Blain's Bay. Automobile and camper/travel trailer storage is also available for a monthly fee.

Additional Amenities

The well maintained grounds invite boaters to relax a while and join some friends for a cool drink or BBQ. There are plenty of picnic tables, and complimentary gas and charcoal grills available for use. Enjoy a game of horseshoes with your dockmates. Soft drinks and ice are available to purchase at the marina store. Full bathhouse facilities, including free showers are located at our marina main location. Porta bathroom accommodations are available for dockers with boats docked on our "point" area of the marina.

The Marina is close to several excellent restaurants, supermarkets, shopping malls and motels. The Century House Restaurant and Inn, located just minutes from Blain's Bay offers free shuttle service to and from the restaurant.  This service is available for our visting transient guests as well as our seasonal members. Simply stop in to the marina store and we will happily make those arrangements for you.


Our marina is staffed by experienced boaters with a combined 80+ years of boating knowledge who know the needs of the boating community. We are boaters!


We are a distributor of quality Kellogg Marine products and are also a local marine distributor for Morgan Marine products . Our extensive catalogs offer the very best in all aspects of parts and accessories - from that "must have" latest gadget to those hard-to-find nuts and bolts. With distributor shipping 5 days a week to our marina, we'll get what you need! OUR STORE STOCKS THE BASIC , MUST HAVE NOW BOATING ITEMS. OUR 1500 PAGE CATALOG HAS IT ALL, AVAILABLE NEXT DAY, WHY PAY MORE ELSEWHERE.