Gasoline, diesel fuel, berths, and some marine supplies can be obtained. Hull and engine repairs can be made; largest marine railway, 50 feet.
Wachapreague, a town on the mainland about 4 miles west-northwest of Wachapreague Inlet, is an oystering and fishing center, and is a base for some pleasure boats during the summer. A depth of about 4 feet can be carried from Wachapreague Inlet through Hummock Channel and Wachapreague Channel marked by lights, to the wharves and marinas at the town.
Wachapreague Inlet, between Cedar Island and Parramore Island, is 20 miles south-southwestward of Chincoteague Inlet. The entrance is marked by a lighted bell buoy and unlighted buoys that are shifted in position with changing channel conditions. The controlling depth is about 5 feet through the inlet, which is used by many fishing boats and by some boats seeking shelter, but should be entered only with local knowledge.
Wachapreague Coast Guard Station is about 4.0 miles WNW of Wachapreague Inlet in the town of Wachapreague.