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Mattapoisett Boatyard

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$40-$50 per night

Day Trip
$40-$50 per day
32 Neds Point Road
Mattapoisett, MA 02739
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Check-out before 11:00 AM
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10 Reviews

by mvmarisat on Sep 06, 2020
Awesome service. Moorings suitable for any size vessel and courteous staff.

by skiierjeff on Aug 16, 2020
the people were excellent. launch drivers were great too. the only reason we did not have an awesome experience was the ahole couple on the next mooring on a green tartan 37, i think. their boat said mattapoisett on the transom, so they are locals. they arrived late afternoon and immediately started up their portable generator. by 9pm we were really ticked off and couldnt relax. they refused to shut it down. we ended up closing all the hatches and going to bed instead of enjoying a pleasant quiet evening in the cockpit and having nice fresh air while we slept. please make a rule against running these obnoxious generators. we really regretted spending the money and staying there but its not the marinas fault. i hope you contact those people. not that they really care about what people think about them.
Marina Response:
Thank you for the kind words! I am very sorry about your neighbors. That boat actually just sold and the customers are staying a week and then taking it to it’s new home. We try to limit the use of external generators like that except for emergency use. I really apologize if this affected your stay!

by promanus on Jun 22, 2020
Prompt and courteous launch service. Well spaced moorings allow for much more privacy than in most of the neighbouring marinas. Very picturesque.
Marina Response:
Thank you for your nice review! hope to see you back here soon!

by brokesailor on May 30, 2020
They reserved me a mooring they did nt have available. When I got there all the moorings were occupied. They directed me to a second area. All moorings there were taken. The launch came out and took me to a third area. All those were taken. They finally put me on a non transient visitor mooring. Management is unaware of the status of their own facilities.
Marina Response:
We are so sorry you did not have a positive experience with us. As I recall it was pea soup fog and could not see which transient moorings were open. This time of year we are launching boats like crazy, and use the guest moorings as temps for boats that are leaving, and also use our seasonal rental moorings that are not yet used as guest moorings, in the fog that was the easiest option. I wish you could have called and let us know how you felt and we would have sent a refund, if you would like to come back and visit again, we will hold a mooring at no charge! Ned

by rick on Sep 23, 2019
Mattapoisett is a lovely harbor, wide open to Buzzards Bay. We were fortunate to have calm conditions for the weekend, this is not always so here. There is a launch service, a dinghy dock, and a pub with decent food.

by eastcoaster on Aug 24, 2019
The boatyard directed us to the visitors moorings. The harbor is very nice, protected and very few fishermen to roll past you early in the morning. Had a great sleep. Visitors are directed to register with the Harbourmaster. Ince that is done, your dinghy is permitted to tie up at the public wharf free for 3 days. The downside to Mattapoiset is the lack of amenities. There is no grocery store nearby, no laundry service, both of which we needed. The people at the Harbourmaster office where very friendly. It is a nice place to unwind.

by bmatthewsus on Aug 08, 2019
Our mooring in Mattapoisett was well built and secure, if a bit bumpy with the prevailing SW wind. Launch service can take some time as it appears there are two launchs to service approximately 600 moorings. That said, the launch operators responded promptly and picked folks up in the order in which they called. This is also a very large harbor. Personell at Mattapoiset Marine we’re very helpful and the rates were the best we received on our two week cruise.
Marina Response:
Thank you very much for your great review! Hope to see you again soon!

by chowland0413 on Aug 06, 2019
Beautiful harbor, large secure moorings, friendly courteous staff. It’s not the Ritz, but comfortable (unless the wind blows from the southeast.

by patriot on Jun 14, 2019
Friendly yard. Great staff.

by benholtz on Jul 09, 2018
Great Stay! Very nice harbor, not a lot to do ashore. We radioed MBY upon entering the harbor and were instructed to find an open orange mooring on our port side, of which there were none available. We did find an open orange mooring further in, on our starboard side, which turned out to be a great location. Took the launch service into shore and had an ice cream a the shack on the town pier, just a short walk away. There is not much in walking distance from the drop off point, the ice cream shack, a general store, an inn with a restaurant and a spa. The harbor was quiet and we had a great rest. My only real complaint is that the morning launch driver was going too fast for my liking and throwing some wake fairly early.
Marina Response:
Glad you guys enjoyed your stay in beautiful Mattapoisett! Do you happen to recall what day/morning the launch was going too fast? Just so I can make sure it will never happen again! Hope to see you guys again soon, any questions or concerns My name is Ned and my cell phone number is 774-263-2718
Status: Open

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Last Updated:3 months ago

About Mattapoisett Boatyard

Full service boatyard in the middle of Buzzards Bay. We are family owned and operated since 1962. We service all makes and models of engines including Yanmar, Westerbeke, Volvo, Cummins, Caterpillar, Universal, Beta and Detroit. We also handle Yamaha, Suzuki, Evinrude, Nissan, Tohatsu outboards. We handle all types of sail and power vessels from daysailers to 50' yachts. We specialize in varnish, fiberglass repairs, all aspects of detailing, cleaning, restoration, repowering. We are fully staffed to handle all aspects of rigging, mechanical repairs and maintenance, outboards, inboards. No job is too small. We are known for our quick repairs during the mid-season so you can get back on the water quickly knowing the job is done right!

Mattapoisett Harbor is centrally located on Buzzards Bay, approx. 10 miles across to Woods Hole (an easy beam reach), away from cape Cod so no traffic. We have seasonal mooring rentals with unlimited launch service as well as many guest moorings for an overnight stay or longer. We haul and store about 250 sail and power vessels for the off-season.


  • Dry Storage
  • Floating Docks
  • Ice
  • Launch Service
  • Maintenance Facilities
  • Medical Facilities w/in 5 Miles
  • Oil Recycling
  • Restrooms
  • Ship Store
  • Showers
  • Travel Lift
  • Winter Storage
  • Wireless Internet



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