Blogs from North Kingstown, Rhode Island, United States, North America


There are several marinas in Wickford and they are all well protected, being both inside the breakwater and around a bend or two. So this is a really nice place to hide out from bad weather. It is also a convenient first stopping place if you enter Narragansett Bay from Point Judith via the West Passage. In past years, whenever Brewers Wickford Cove had no dock space available for us, we stayed at Wickford Marina. This too is a sheltered, well managed marina. It is a little further from the center of the village, but it is a pretty walk. Diesel is available at Brewers. The local RI bus stops in the Wickford Village. In one direction, it goes all the way to T.F. Green Airport and to downtown Providence. In the other, it either goes ... read more
Rainy Moorings

On Sunday morning, after a night of spectacular thunder and lightning, the weather people confirm their current gloomy prediction. The Labor Day week-end will be a total washout. When conditions get like this, we prefer to be at a dock. So we run down to Wickford, where Brewers Wickford Cove find us a space on their nice brand new docks. We manage to make the trip down to Wickford between downpours, passing a big ship making her way upstream to Providence in the main shipping channel. This time, the forecasters are right. For the next three days, we get rain, thunderstorms and more rain. We have not docked in Wickford since we bought Pavane three years ago, because East Greenwich, where we store Pavane, is just a few miles up the coast. But, if you are ... read more
Wickford Marketplace is Closed
Tavern by the Sea
Curious "Moorings" at Brewers Wickford Cove

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