Safe Harbor Oxford
Safe Harbor Oxford

Welcome to Safe Harbor Oxford

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Safe Harbor Oxford is a cruiser-friendly, full-service facility, offering repairs, refits, and upgrades to recreational power and sailing vessels of all sizes.
Slips Transient Slips Mean Low Water Max Length/Beam Fuel Pumpout Hauling Capacity Winter Storage

152 fixed docks

20 fixed docks



Gas & Diesel (ValvTect)


75 tons

Indoor & Outdoor

Our skilled crew and close-knit community are two of the many reasons we are a boater's paradise. Sailboat racing is a big focus in the region with upwards of 100 boats take part in Annapolis to Oxford races each year. And, of course, the Fourth of July fireworks display is not to be missed!

This quaint setting offers many conveniences including a general store, the Oxford Market, that is just a few blocks away. For getting around locally, bike rentals are available. Easton, the nearest major town, is just nine miles away. There you'll find Lowes, West Marine, and several major grocery stores.

Accredited by the Maryland Clean Marina Program, Oxford Marina & Boatyard is sure to be a place you'll be proud to visit or call your home port.


Oxford Marina & Boatyard is a cruiser-friendly facility, proud to offer the best in marina amenities between our boatyard and marina locations - including our swimming pool which has, arguably, one of the best views of any of the pools in Oxford!
  • NEW Heads with showers (2016)
  • NEW Laundry facilities (2016)
  • NEW Air-conditioned Club House
  • Ice
  • Pumpout
  • Pool (Marina)
  • Fuel Dock (Marina)
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi
  • Shaded Picnic Area (Marina)
  • Bike Rentals (Marina)
  • Schooner's
    314 Tilghman Street
    (410) 226-0160 - Walking Distance
  • Pope's Tavern
    504 S. Morris Street
    (410) 226-5220 - Call For Pick Up
  • Robert Morris Inn
    314 S. Morris Street
    (410) 226-5111 - Waling Distance
  • Latitude 38
    26342 Oxford Road
    (410) 226-5303 - Call for Pick Up

About the Area

Oxford Marina & Boatyard is located in Oxford, one of the oldest towns in Maryland. Oxford marks the year 1683 as its official founding, when it was first named by the Maryland General Assembly as a seaport and was laid out as a town. A charming, tree-lined, and waterbound village with a population of less than 1,000, its quiet charm, fresh air, summer breezes, and clean water provide a haven from the hustle and bustle of city life for boaters, weekend visitors, and summer residents.

For those wishing to explore the Chesapeake Bay, Oxford offers a variety of things to do. See a play at the Oxford Community Center, stop by the Oxford Museum, or hop aboard the Oxford-Bellevue Ferry, America's oldest privately owned ferry, and take a short drive to the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum!

If you're looking for that charming, small-town feel, Oxford Marina & Boatyard is just the place to meet all your boating needs.


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Oxford Marina & Boatyard Events

Slips / Storage

Summer Slips

Located on Maryland’s Eastern Shore in the historic Port of Oxford, Oxford Marina & Boatyard boasts 152 seasonal slips between its two yards. The boatyard’s 56 slips provide berths for vessels from 30′-65′, while larger vessels are accommodated by a 115′ T-head and approximately 300′ of along-side docking. The marina’s 96 slips and along-side docking accommodate vessels to about 90′. Brewer Oxford Marina & Boatyard offers a small, close-knit feel and provide the personal and professional service one expects to find at a Safe Harbor facility.


  • 56 seasonal slips – Boatyard
  • 96 seasonal slips – Marina
  • 5-9′ dockside depth at MLW
  • Approach channel well marked
  • Water at slips
  • 15A, 30A and 50A power outlets
  • Pumpout facilities
  • Cable TV – Marina Slips

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Winter Storage

Oxford offers a mixture of outdoor and covered storage with competitive rates.


Boat Servicing
Throughout the winter, our staff maintains a regular schedule and is available to take care of all of your maintenance or modification needs. Our team consists of factory trained technicians capable of repairing, refitting, and upgrading recreational power and sailing vessels of all sizes. Storing your boat with us during the winter ensures that it will be set to sail during the following boating season.

Request Winter Storage


Oxford Brewer Service Yard is a member of:


  • ABBRA—American Boat Builders & Repairers Association
  • ABYC—American Boat & Yacht Council
  • MTAM – Marine Trades Association of Maryland
  • OBA – Oxford Business Association

Our full service yard features a 75 ton Travelift and a 35 ton hydraulic trailer for hauling and moving boats. Oxford’s Brewer Service Yard performs major refits to both power and sailing yachts, large and small.

Our carpenters are among the best and skilled in everything from custom yacht cabinetry and interiors to wooden boat hull repairs. Our well-equipped shop enables them to turn out exceptional work in an efficient manner.

Some carpentry services include Teak deck replacement, custom cabinetry, hull repair, rub rail fabrication and installation, deck leak troubleshooting/repair, window and hatch rebedding and replacement.

From designing and installing a new navigation station to upgrading AC and DC electrical systems, our ABYC and Raymarine certified electricians’ expertise is second to none.

Electrical services include electronic sales, installation and repair, authorized Raymarine servicing dealer, electrical troubleshooting and repair, and AC and DC system design and repair.

Our fiberglass department is headed by Tom Mathis, who has over 20 years of experience. Our technicians are capable of all kinds of repair and fabrication.

Fiberglass services include blister repair, rudder construction and repair, collision and storm damage repair, gelcoat repair, wet core removal and repair, and fabrication and design.

Our factory certified mechanics are diesel repowering and alignment specialists. We are dealers for Yanmar, Westerbeke, Universal, and Vetus engines; Wesmar, Sidepower, and Vetus thrusters; Cruisair and Marine Air air conditioning; Grunert and Cool Blue refrigeration, and Vacuflush head systems, among others.

Mechanic services include repowers, engine alignments, engine and systems maintenance and repair, and Vacuflush installation.

From flawless spray painting to bottom painting, our paint department does it all. Our paint booth can handle boats to 60′ and our main shop can take 80′. Strict attention to detail from preparation to the final topcoat ensures the finest finish possible.

Painting services include spray painting with Awlgrip, paint touch-up and blending, Brightwork, barrier coating, bottom paint removal and application, shrink wrapping, cleaning, detailing, compounding, and waxing.

After working together for over eleven years, our riggers are like a perfectly tuned machine. Since safety and ease of sail handling are our primary concerns, ask us to inspect your rigging and to suggest improvements to your sail handling systems.

Rigging services include standing and running rigging replacement, furler installation and service, winch rebuilding, furling mast service and repair, crane service, inside spar storage and road service.

Ship’s Store
Our Ship’s Store has an extensive inventory of hardware, parts, marine paints, filters, fasteners, and cleaning supplies. For jobs large or small, we’ll have what you need. Ask our friendly and helpful staff for assistance.

We would welcome the opportunity to offer our yacht care services. Please call us to learn more, or visit us for a tour of our facilities.

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Forms & Information

Oxford Marina & Boatyard

Safe Harbor Marinas Transient Reservations Cancellation Policy

Marina Winter Storage

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Marina Professional Care

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Marina Submit Float Plan

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Oxford Summer-20

Oxford Winter-19-20



Make the good times BETTER. Invite friends and family to join your marina. With the Safe Harbor Referral Program, when your friend signs up for a slip or winter storage, you will both receive a $250 credit towards your slip/storage agreements (see link below for more details). Please contact your marina office to help answer any additional questions you may have about this program.

Referral Program Information

General Inquiries

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Marine Insurance

Our Staff

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    Graham Norbury, General Manager

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    Brenda Wright, Office Manager

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    Jeff Maki, Marina Manager

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    Ashlei Voshell, Receptionist

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    Jerry Hutchins Jr, Parts Manager


Oxford Marina & Boatyard

402 East Strand, Oxford, MD 21654
General Manager:
Graham Norbury
(410) 226-5101
Dock Office Phone:
(410) 226-5450
Ship’s Store :
(410) 226-5102
(410) 226-5116
Buoy Ref:
Opposite Daymark "7"
Directions by Sea: From the Chesapeake Bay, enter the Choptank River and proceed to the Tred Avon River. The town of Oxford will become visible to starboard. Continue heading north, then northeast passing the Tred Avon Yacht Club, the Oxford Bellevue Ferry and the town's public beach. Oxford Boatyard is located just inside Town Creek, next to the water tower and opposite daymark "7". We monitor channels 16 and 9.


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402 East Strand Oxford MD 21654 USA
38.6949639 -76.169597