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Process for Getting New York City Transient Slips

New York City transient slips are important to get when you are planning to store your boat at a marina for a short period of time. For example, if you are going to be traveling and stopping at a few different places, you may need a transient slip for only a day or perhaps even a few days. Read on to learn more about transient slips and things you need to know.

Things to Know for New York City Transient Slips

There are a few things you should know about New York City transient slips. Many of the typical services involved with owning and maintaining a boat are available. For example, transient slips allow you a place to make any repairs on your boat that it may need. In addition to your boat, you will be allowed access to accommodations for yourself and your family. Restrooms and showers should be available for your convenience. Some places even offer a pump out which is included at no extra cost. Ask about what is included with your transient slip when you are making your requests.

Requesting a Transient Slip

In most cases, you must request a transient slip and make a reservation. Marinas do not always have room available for boats, so you will have to start the process in advance to secure space for your boat. Contact marinas in advance to find out if there is space available for when you are looking to visit. Also, to make a request, whether over the phone or online, you will need to know all of the measurements of your boat. You will also need to have available your registration number, the make and model of your boat, the year, VIN number, and insurance information. Marinas may even ask for additional information from you. Make sure you have all of the documents ready for when you are going to request New York City transient slips.

Rates for New York City Transient Slips

When you are looking to get New York City transient slips for your vessel, there are a few considerations to make. First, the size of your vessel will usually play a roll in the cost of a transient slip. Many marinas charge slip rentals a certain amount per hour based on the size of your boat. Some marinas offer a daily rate. You will need to do some research to find the best price for the size boat you have.