As the sound narrows down into Coinjock Bay you approach a narrow passage at long point (locals call it "Goat Island"). You will see a curious brick structure and a lovely little beach as you enter the passage. The curious structure is the remains of the old coast guard station. The structure on the point was for natural gas storage for the old gas lights on the channel. There was a house there that was sold to the Harrison's of the old Harrison's Marina (now closed) in Coinjock and is still there today. This narrow section shoals and keeps changing. We have run aground in the middle of the channel. The only tide is wind tide. If there has been a south wind for a few days the tide will be high. If north or northeast the tide goes down. We recommend you go slowly and carefully. The Midway Marina is just ahead and they are Towboat U.S. You can call Paul (dock master) and he knows about the shoaling and tide. If you get stuck Paul will pull you out.

Midway Marina 1(252) 453-3625

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