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Washington, DC Marinas

By Chris Boyle

National Harbor Marina

Often called the “nation’s river,” the Potomac River flows freely through the nation’s capital, covering an area of nine million acres and providing fresh drinking water for over four million citizens.

With its basin in Washington, DC, the Potomac regularly buzzes with life thanks to the capital’s residents, who actively engage in a wealth of water-based activities, such as sailing, canoeing and fishing. While most marinas along the river mainly harbor small cruisers, there are several big enough to accommodate the superyachts – and the tastes – of the Elite Traveler.


National Harbor Marina 1

The National Harbor Marina is the perfect getaway destination for boaters cruising the Mid-Atlantic.

Located on the historic Potomac River, minutes from the nation’s capital, this top-rate marina offers concierge services and full length finger piers, as well as 10,000 square feet of space for private events and accommodation for vessels up to 200 feet (61 meters). All facilities are within easy walking distance from a number of lavish sites, including first-class hotels, shopping and dining, as well as entertainment venues and outdoor festivals, making this exciting new waterfront resort a choice destination for Elite Travelers.

+1 301 749 1582

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National Harbor Marina, 168 National Plaza, National Harbor, MD 20745


The Capital Yacht Club Marina, located in the heart of the nation’s capital, combines monumental views with the rich tradition of boating to provide superior services for water enthusiasts.

Enjoy a hassle-free day of cruising thanks to the marina’s accommodations, which include arranged pump-outs, complimentary cable and high-speed Wi-Fi access. Or, wind down an exciting day out with the warm hospitality and exclusive, relaxing atmosphere of the marina’s waterside clubhouse, which features a full-service bar, a clubroom, a formal library, shower facilities and a patio area. Superyachts are welcome, with a number of floating and fixed docks able to accommodate vessels up to 220 feet (67 meters).

+1 202 488 8110

Capital Yacht Club Marina, 1000 Water Street, South West, Washington, DC 20024

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