Harbor Master

The role of the Harbormaster is to enforce the State Laws and Local Ordinances pertaining to the operation of boats in Middletown waters. Under the general supervision of the Shift Supervisor, the Harbormaster has the overall responsibility to maintain the safety and security of those waterways to ensure the general well-being of those persons who enjoy their use. Personnel assigned as a Harbormaster shall perform preventive patrol and other law enforcement functions aimed at protecting life and property, preserving the peace, reducing opportunities for the commission of crimes, and identifying and apprehending offenders.

The Harbormaster's duties include such tasks as spot checks of:

  • Alcohol-related enforcement
  • Checks of marinas
  • Dealing with abandoned boats
  • Illegal discharge from vessels
  • Safety checks of vessels
  • Speed enforcement
  • Summonses for serious safety equipment violations
  • Vessels

Apply for a Mooring Spot or Kayak Rack Spot-Waitlists

No moorings are available at this time, but there is a waiting list. To apply for a spot on the mooring list or to apply for a spot on the kayak rack list, please visit OnlineMooring.com and follow the application instructions. Please note that kayak assignments are based on town ordinance 93.60.1(C) which states: 

 (C)   Waiting list. The Harbormaster shall maintain a waiting list of all applications for a dinghy/kayak rack rental slot when no rental slot is available. Available rentals shall be assigned in the following order based upon the date of receipt of the application
      (1)   Residents, if there are no resident applications; then
      (2)   Non-resident mooring owners; if there are no non-resident mooring owners; then
      (3)   Non-residents.

Transient Moorings at Third Beach

Anyone seeking a transient mooring for the Third Beach Area should visit Dockwa.com to make their reservation.