The Morningstar Difference
In historic Gwynn’s Island, 45 minutes north of Hampton just off the Chesapeake Bay, Morningstar Marinas is a full-service marina equipped to handle your most demanding boating requirements, whether you're fishing, tubing or just cruising, with a seasoned staff ready to take the stress out of your boating experience.Store Your Boat Virtual Tour Rent a Boat
- Indoor Dry Storage
- Non-Ethanol Fuel and High-Speed Diesel
- Full-Service Mechanic On-Site
- Transient Dockage Available
- VA Fishing License Agent
- Certified First Time Bottom Paint
Learn More About Gwynn’s Island
Gwynn’s Island is the perfect spot for an escape from city life. The tranquil atmosphere and family-oriented marina events are great for vacation.
Sitting right on the edge of the Chesapeake Bay, Gwynn’s Island has easy access to over 10 different local fishing spots and shopping in Mathews. If you get tired of splashing around or need a break from the boat, our experienced staff can recommend a few different activities to try in town.
Store Your Boat
Ready to inquire about storing your boat with us or looking to learn more about our marina? Let us know how we can reach you and what you’re interested in chatting about, and we’ll be in touch right away.
Discover our array of boat storage options to meet your needs from wet slips and indoor dry storage for your boat.
Check out our blog to step into a day in the life of a Morningstar member!
We've got a summer full of fun events. Check out whats happening at the marina!
Our motto is, "if Andy can't fix it it's broke!" He's proficient with electrical work, fiberglass, engine work, details and cooking. He is our master of all trades. We feel lucky to have him on our team.
Shane lives in Gloucester and is the nephew of our forklift driver, Justin. He's a trained dockhand and is one of our certified first time bottom painters. We look forward to him being with us for several years.
Reed has relocated to Mathews from the Smith Mountain Lake area. He also worked for Morningstar Marinas at Kings Point and prior to that he was at Talley's Shop. Reed is now a Gwynns Island resident and loving the country life.
Jerry V.Forklift Driver
Jerry is a senior at Mathews High School. In his spare time, he enjoys hanging out with friends and going to the gym. When he graduates, he plans to make a career at the Fire Department and keep working parttime with us.
Justin D.Operations Manager
Justin has been with us for several years, helping with all aspects around the marina. He is a great coach and leader to our team. He is a father of two girls, age 10 and 13.
Michael is a returning dockhand from last season. He is training all of our new hires and helping at the docks. He is also great at bottom painting and details.
Alex is one of our graduates from Mathews High School “Covid Class” of 2020. She is attending Longwood this fall for her first year at college. She is helping at the fuel dock and in the office this summer.
Dennis is a rising senior at Mathews High School this fall. He is learning the ropes around here quickly helping at the docks, spotting the lift driver and more. We look forward to him being here for a while!
249 Mill Point Rd, Hudgins, VA 23076
- Nearby Landmarks:
- Gwynn's Island
- Chesapeake Bay
Located on Gwynn’s Island with access to Chesapeake Bay, Morningstar Marinas is protected from the winds, making docking a breeze. We’re about 45 minutes north of Hampton and 10 minutes from Mathews.
- Mon - Fri: 8:00am - 5:00pm
- Sat - Sun: 8:00am - 5:00pm
- Fuel dock's closes 30 mins. prior to closing