Rhode Island Marina Patron Rules, May 28

Rhode Island officials remind boaters that the following guidelines for marina use in the state remain in place:

Transient dockage for out-of-state boats remains prohibited.

RI residents may continue to access facilities to work on, launch and use their boats. Adherence to social distancing guidelines and protocols is required.

Beginning May 1, non-residents may also access these facilities to work on their boats.

Non-residents must adhere to Rhode Island’s social distancing guidelines and protocols.

Non-residents who access fuel docks from the water must continue to remain on their vessel during fueling.

Non-residents must return to their home state after they finish work on their boats.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)-recommended and state-required social distancing of at least 6 feet must be followed.

Patrons should not congregate on the docks, parking lots, common areas, or near other customer boats on land. Ie, they should go from vehicle directly to boat and back.

No patrons should have any access to buildings, sheds, storage bays, or mechanical or service departments.

All patrons in public spaces should wear a face covering in accordance with Governor Gina Raimondo’s Executive Order 20-24.