The Town of Freeport is the port authority in Freeport Harbor. The Freeport Harbor Master enforces state and local regulations governing the use of the harbor, watercraft in Freeport Harbor, and the waterfront. The Harbor Master is responsible for all waterfront structures, the use of all moorings, and the implementation of orders from the Freeport Harbor town council, the town manager, and the Coastal Waters Commission. The Commission hears and decides appeals challenging Harbormaster actions.
Freeport Harbor's Brewer South Freeport Marine is one of the finest yacht yards in southern Maine. Located on the Harraseeket River with a well-marked approach channel, the Brewer facility supports both commercial lobster boats and pleasure craft in Freeport Harbor. Brewer South Freeport Marine in Freeport Harbor has the latest facilities and a year-round staff experienced with the restoration, repair, and maintenance of competitive, recreational, and commercial yachts.
Brewer also offers the full array of amenities expected at a first-class marina. Guests can use laundry and showers, the ship's store, and the coffee hut. This Freeport Harbor facility has more than 100 slips and 15 moorings with dockside power and water. Dockside depth of the facilities is 4.3 meters (14 feet). There are usually about eight transient slips and eight transient moorings available in this Freeport Harbor marina. Brewer South Freeport Marina offers pump-out facilities, a fuel dock with marine gas and diesel, and haul-out services.
Brewer's offers winter storage in Freeport Harbor. Outdoor storage is available for more than 200 boats needing basic self-service storage. There is also fire-protected heated indoor storage for over 35 boats that need winter detailing and extra care. Freeport Harbor's Brewer South Freeport Marine offers traditional covering and shrink-wrapping services. Brewer's also has a state-of-the-art heated indoor rig shop that offers rigging services and inspections.
The Freeport Harbor boatyard at Brewer South Freeport Marine offers everything from routine maintenance to complete refits in its state-of-the-art facilities. This Freeport Harbor boatyard is equipped with a 35-ton travel lift, a 15-ton hydraulic trailer, a forklift, a man-lift, and electric cranes to support work on masts.
Freeport Harbor's Brewer South Freeport Marine's mechanical team can replace, repair, or refit engines, plumbing and electrical systems, and all serviceable boat parts and system. Brewer's finish department paints, restores fiberglass, and makes major fiberglass repairs. The staff can repair or install electrical and communications systems and do re-wiring on all types and sizes of yachts.
Brewer South Freeport Marine has a carpentry shop in Freeport Harbor that works on a variety of projects from simple details to custom built-in features. The rig shop handles tools for swaging and splicing and can handle mast, boom, and deck alterations.
Freeport Harbor's Strouts Point Wharf Company looks like an old-fashioned traditional Maine boatyard, but it is fully modern with a well-equipped yard. It boasts the first year-round dock system in the State of Maine. Designed for easy use and for durability, the dock system only closes in winter when Freeport Harbor freezes.
Strouts Point Wharf Company in Freeport Harbor also has a mechanical shop, a building for repairs, and a dock store. Its heated storage building can accommodate ten 15.2-meter (50-foot) boats for winter service. The state-of-the-art Hull Repair Shop in this Freeport Harbor boatyard is used for woodworking and fiberglass. A new climate-controlled storage building is also used for paint and varnish work.
The chandlery at the head of the Strouts Point dock system in Freeport Harbor offers overnight dockage, moorings, a marine travel lift, fuel, and complete repair services. It is a retail outlet for Honda outboard motors.
While not a Freeport Harbor tourist attraction, Strouts Point's Docks and summer services offer easy access to historic South Freeport village. Strouts is also just across the river from Wolf Neck Woods State Park. The docks do not have a swimming pool, playgrounds, or barbecue pits, but this Freeport Harbor service does offer gas and diesel fuel, ice, and a dock store with basic supplies. Strouts Point has plenty of parking for boat owners, and the staff will help move supplies to the boats.
Ring's Marine Service offers sales, rentals, and services for kayakers, canoers, and hydro-bikers in Freeport Harbor. Ring's has an 8-ton padded hydraulic trailer for hauling boats. This Freeport Harbor service also offers mooring rentals and service, sailboat rigging and inspection, engine work, winter storage, shrink wrapping, and boat brokerage. A diver is available by appointment for underwater boat inspections. Their shop carries a wide range of boating supplies.
At Ring's Marine Service in Freeport Harbor, moorings are available for short- and long-term. Ring's also offers winter storage in Freeport Harbor and services like hauling, bottom-cleaning, winterization, and shrink-wrapping.