It’s easy to enjoy life at Arverne by the sea, because this quiet neighborhood in the Queens borough is seeing plenty of growth in the retail sector. There has also been quite an interest in urban redevelopment, with several new housing communities in the works here. It is also located near plenty of beaches and marinas. You will find these attractions easy to access by foot whenever you feel like taking in the amazing scenery that is surprisingly a part of the world’s second-largest city.
Marina 59 is located only ½ mile from the center of Arverne, making it easy to get to no matter which side of town you’re on. It’s also only two blocks from the nearest train station. Here you will be able to take advantage of the deep water slips that also have electrical service provided. You can rent a kayak or paddleboard for the day, and even take paddleboarding lessons if you’d like. Feeling more adventurous? That’s no problem at this marina, because they also sell surfboards that can be used on the nearby beaches. Plenty of winter storage units are available, and the friendly folks here will also help you winterize your boat so it will be ready to go whenever spring arrives.
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Overlooking the Jamaica Bay waterway, this marina is actually a port facility. Numerous recreational and fishing charter boats are docked here. A train track runs between the north and south floats. There’s also plenty of boat storage space along with abundant repair facilities. To get to this marina, head out on Beach 59th street toward Arverne Boulevard until you reach Beach Channel Drive. Continue on Beach Channel Drive until it becomes Amstel Boulevard, then turn right onto Beach 72nd Street. Thursby Avenue will be your third left after you get onto Beach 72nd Street. This route should be around a 10 minute walk from the center of Arverne.
You’ll encounter Ebb-Tide Marina just a short distance from the Cross Bay Bridge. If you’re walking, you can easily access this marina from Beach Channel Drive or Rockaway Freeway. Even if you live on the west side of Arverne by the sea, you can easily get to this marina on foot in less than 15 minutes. This marina has plenty of boat and yacht slips for rent. Visiting Ebb-Tide marina will provide you with plenty of opportunities for boat rentals and fishing, while also being close to the public beach access area on 98th Street. One of the things that makes this marina so attractive to yacht owners is the facility’s concierge fueling services. Those who prefer to fuel boats themselves will also find the pumps here easy to access. There are also public shower facilities, so you can feel free to refresh yourself after a long day of fishing, boating, and swimming here.
Those who love water activities and the outdoors will find there’s no better place to be than Arverne by the sea. Arverne has all the charm of a remote fishing village, yet is located near some of the best nightlife and entertainment found anywhere in the country. Residents here enjoy the best of urban and city life all rolled up into a resort-like atmosphere. With a lucrative housing market and relatively low crime rate, Arverne by the sea could very well be New York City’s best kept secret.