Safe Harbor Marina

Safe Harbor

7:03 PM
17 mph
Solomons, MD
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5   |   62 Reviews
Safe Harbor Zahnisers is renowned for its pristine yacht club atmosphere and warm service from the passionate and tenured staff. The award-winning marine service yard combined with the charming waterfront setting allows boaters to recharge among the many pristine outdoor spaces, resort amenities, and at the celebrated La Vela Italian restaurant.

Wet Slips

Length Overall
19' - 140'
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Available at your slip
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi
  • Shore Power Hookups

Transient Slips

Length Overall
19' - 140'
Max Height
Max Beam
Max Draft
Available at your slip
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi
  • Shore Power Hookups

Dry Storage

Length Overall
19' - 60'
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Max Beam
Max Weight
70 tons
  • Outdoor Open
Your Dry Storage Includes
  • 35T & 75T Travel Lifts/Hoists
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Daily | 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM

Winter Storage

Length Overall
19' - 55'
Max Height
Max Beam
Max Weight
70 tons
  • Outdoor
  • Wet
Your Winter Storage Includes
  • Winter Haul Out
  • Spring Launch
  • Pressure Wash
  • Jack Stands
  • Blocks
  • Shrink Wrap
  • Travel Lifts

Marine Service

We ensure your boat is cared for with passion and meticulous attention to detail.

  • Painting/Refinishing
  • Winterizing Solutions
  • Rigging & Derigging
  • Canvas Shop
  • Electrical Services
  • Boat Projects/Builds
  • Welding
  • Fiberglass Services
  • Mechanical Services
  • Carpentry Services
  • Restoration/Repair
  • Certified Technical Staff
  • Commercial/Recreational/
    Competitive Yacht
Facilities & Equipment
  • Hoists / Lifts
  • Large Full-Service Facility
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Monday - Friday | 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM

Charter Boats

Experience your next adventure on the water with our on-premise boat charter. Please contact our local charter partners for details.

Sail Solomons

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Waterside Restaurants

La Vela Italian Restaurant

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Sunday | 11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Friday & Saturday | 11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday & Thursday | 11:00 AM - 9:00 PM

Ship's Store

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Daily | 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

  • Ice
  • Boat Supplies

Boat Brokerage

When it’s time to buy or sell a boat, onsite brokerage makes it easy and convenient. Please contact our local brokerage partners for details.

Brewer Yacht Sales

Featured Amenities

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Barbecue Grills
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Children’s Playscape
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Community Leisure Space
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Complimentary Parking
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Complimentary Wi-Fi
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Courtesy Bikes
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Courtesy Shuttle
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Dock Carts
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Fire Pit
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Fish Preparation Table
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Home Port Events
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Lawn Games
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Ship’s Store
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Swimming Pool
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Waterside Restaurant
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Waterfront Lifestyle

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La Vela Italian Restaurant

56 ft from marina

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St. Leonards Creek

Accessible by boat

Up the Patuxent River

Accessible by boat

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The Tiki Bar

Accessible by boat

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Calvert Marine Museum

0.6 miles from marina

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Annmarie Sculpture Garden & Arts Center

2.4 miles from marina

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What People Are Saying

5   |   62 Reviews
    Staff is friendly and marina is in great condition. We took a mooring ball and were still able to use the pool and laundry facilities and borrowed bikes to ride to town. Definitely on our stay here again list.
    Paul Colton 10 months ago
    Nice place. Clean and organized.
    George Seifert 2 years ago
    Jennifer Wynman 2 years ago
    No wonder Zahnisers was voted “best of the bay”! We were tickled pink with the service and friendliness of the wonderful staff here. We were able to grab one of their moorings (tip: arrive early to nab one), and at $1 a foot per night it’s a great deal! FREE use of bath house, laundromat (tip #2: you’ll need quarters to work the machines), pool, bikes, trash receptacles, dinghy dock, pump out, and shuttle to local grocery stores. Most things are an easy bike ride from the Marina, and it feels good to work those leg muscles after being on a boat for a few days. Highly recommend his marina and their fantastic staff - especially Mikhaela, and John the dock master! Thank you!!
    Linda Flegal 3 years ago
    This is a great marina. It's in Back Creek and fully protected from all wind directions. It's a quick dinghy ride or walk to the boardwalk, restaurants, bars, public library, and town. The facilities are clean and the newly renovated Captain's lounge is first class. Good morning fields are on a per foot basis, and are not listed on the website, but you can call for availability. And did I mention the grills? There are plenty of grills on the grounds under shade trees for you to enjoy an afternoon on land.
    Matt Foster 3 years ago
    Great place to upgrade, repair, or service even large and complicated boats! We have chosen this place to repair, upgrade, service our sailboat Oyster 56 in preparation for circumnavigation. • Very capable Service Department. • Very experienced, knowledgeable and helpful Service Department Manager • Nice amenities, especially showers, swimming pool, and Captain’s Longue • Friendly, very responsive staff • Close to West Marine and ACE Hardware stores. • Bike rental • Shuttle service • Nice view and very quiet, relaxing area.
    Jacek Reschke 3 years ago
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La Vela Italian Restaurant

This lovely trattoria-styled eatery with waterside views is an ideal choice for a cozy, intimate dining experience. The menu is designed around bringing the bold and delicious flavors of Southern Italy to life, and includes traditional favorites as well as a few innovative surprises. The wine selection is exceptional as is the cocktail menu, which features a variety of handcrafted drinks with a signature Italian flair. Conveniently located onsite at the marina, La Vela is the perfect place to gather your family around the table.

St. Leonards Creek

This prime cruising destination on the Patuxent River is great for those looking for uncrowded anchorages with gorgeous natural surroundings. The creek is deep enough to support sailboats without a problem, and there are many picturesque coves to drop anchor and relax for a while. Skiing and other water sports are also popular activities on the creek.

Up the Patuxent River

Situated along the upper 12 miles of the Patuxent River, this gorgeous park spans 6,700 acres of farmland and other natural areas. Popular recreational activities include hunting, hiking, horseback riding, and fishing at the catch-and-release trout stream. If you’re looking for an immersive experience in nature that will appeal to the whole family, this spot makes for a great day trip.

Calvert Marine Museum

Dive into the maritime history of Chesapeake Bay with fascinating family-friendly exhibits that feature live animals, fossils, interactive exhibits, daily activities, and a cottage-style lighthouse. Visitors arriving by boat can conveniently dock at the museum with advanced notice and outside food can be enjoyed at the outdoor picnic area. Live events are often hosted here, so check the latest museum schedule when planning your trip.

Annmarie Sculpture Garden & Arts Center

With a mission to connect people to art and nature through a variety of fascinating exhibits, programs, and activities, the Annmarie Sculpture Garden and Arts Center is the perfect destination for a day trip with the family. The center features regular rotations of indoor and outdoor sculptures, plus a variety of fun art activities suited for children of all ages.