BEDCO/Nanticoke River Marina

The Marina is operated by the Blades Economic Development Corporation (BEDCO) and is staffed with a dock master and is located at 26 North Market Street – Blades, Delaware.

Dock Master
Mr. Ed Cranston
Phone: 302-628-8600
Fax: 302-628-8014

Hours of Operation
April 1st to October 31st 8:00am to 4:00pm on Thursday, Friday, Saturday, & Sunday
November 1st to March 31st is by appointment only.

DelDOT Seaford/Blades Drawbridge
Call 1-800-652-5600 with any questions or complaints

Within Walking Distance
The Day Spa @ the Marina 302-536-7497

BJ’s Restaurant and Bar
Dairy Bar
Bon Appetit

Seaford Museum at the old post office

Car Rentals:
Enterprise Rental
Nanticoke Automotive

Norfolk Southern Railroad
Railroad Bridge Operators:
Norfolk Southern: 717-541-2158
Railroad Bridge open from March 15th to November 15th 5am to 11pm and November 16th to March 14th with a 2 1/2 hour notice.

Coast Guard:
At anytime you can’t reach the bridge tender to have the bridge opened please contact Coast Guard Command 215-271-4807. This number is for any and all complaints regarding the Railroad Bridge.

Latitude: 38 38 14
Longitude: 75 36 42
39 Miles from the Chesapeake Bay @ Hooper Straits

24 – 30 Foot Boat Slips
41 – 40 Foot Boat Slips
22 – 50 Foot Boat Slips
Fuel: Gas x2 & Diesel
Rest Rooms
Waste Pump Out
30′, 40′, & 50′ Slips Available
Metered Electric
Boat Launching Ramp
40 Ton Marine Travel Lift
Blocking Power Washing
Bottom Painting
Minor Repairs
Storage (Wet & Dry)

Fee Schedule
Boat Slips:
30 Foot $725 per year
40 Foot $925 per year
50 Foot $1150 per year

Transient Rates:
$1 per foot per day or $7 per foot per month plus electric

Storage Rates:
$1 per foot per month for movable units and $2 per foot per month for blocked boats.