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Nantucket Moorings

Not Offered

$45 - $105

Day Trip
First Come, First Served
85 Bartlett Road
Nantucket, MA 02554
Check-in after 01:00 PM
Check-out before 11:00 AM
VHF 68
Out of Season
Nantucket Moorings is closed for the season. Nantucket Moorings will start accepting reservations for the upcoming season on 03/15/2019 at 9:00am EDT.
Marinas dark
45 Reviews

by camihampton421 on Oct 08, 2018

The people at Nantucket Moorings are always SO helpful! Beginning with Lee on the phone, who is so willing to accommodate us and work with us in the height of an incredibly busy season--to everyone who guides us out to our mooring, checks up on us, even asking if they can bring us some ice-- always stellar service!! They are the most active company we experience on our New England sails, but they have it down to a science--incredibly professional, organized, understanding, friendly and courteous. We look forward to staying with them every year. Thank You Nantucket Moorings!! See you next season!!

by aklong on Sep 28, 2018

Late in the season, Nantucket Moorings isn't staffed on weekends, but the nightly rate is still high. The dinghy tie-up at the Harbormaster's town dock is still very crowded, and the restrooms are often locked. We had to call the town police to get the Harbormaster to come unlock the (old and poorly maintained) restrooms, or take the hike to the (new and well-maintained) public restrooms at Nantucket Boat Basin.

by sailormd on Sep 18, 2018

There is no nicer or more economical way to visit Nantucket than by mooring in the harbor. The mooring field is spacious and well organized. The view of the wharves and mega-yachts is magnificent, especially at night. My arrival was aided by very friendly and helpful Nantucket Moorings staff. My only criticism is that the shower facilities are deplorable. Besides being very worn they were the filthiest I’ve encountered in my years of cruising. The second evening that I showered there I made sure to bring my flip-flops. For $60 a night we cruisers deserve better facilities. I hope that there is renovation and a new cleaning staff before my next visit. Mitch Gilbert, s/v Pleiades

by ajfish50 on Sep 09, 2018

Carson the person who assists you to your mooring was Extremely friendly and helpful. The mooring penants are clean and easy to pick up.

by kstone71 on Sep 05, 2018

Enjoyed it completely Tim ( launch owner operator ) was awesome . Thank you for nice weekend

by johnfwilliamsii on Aug 28, 2018

Warm welcome, great location, beautiful destination

by jrigazio on Aug 27, 2018

Shower, toilets etc was at a level that had us disgusted. When calling for action, Nantucket Moorings said it is not there responsibility and that "what should we expect in August." "We should be so lucky to be in Nantucket" - kind of like - " How dare you call to complain." Arrogance was at a level that we decided to leave early.

by dgallagher2 on Aug 22, 2018

Usual great service , appreciate the team helping in guiding us onto our mooring on a very breezy afternoon, see you next summer

by wcaswell on Aug 21, 2018

The staff of Nantucket Moorings were helpful and responsive. As we came into the harbor, they met us and directed us to our mooring, making sure we had no difficulties picking it up and then chatting with info about the launch and other services.

The harbor was full but still they were able to accommodate us coming in a day early. The only downside was that the harbor had a fair amount of chop, which is more the fault of nature and geography than the staff, but still, we did find sleeping difficult with the banging and clattering of our, and neighboring boats rocking so much.

by rjta1a on Aug 19, 2018

The team is great! Always professional and willing to help out!

by tommager on Aug 12, 2018

beautiful harbor, very nice moorings. Launch service is extra cost. Town dinghy dock is always packed, very undersized.

by ahodosh on Aug 12, 2018

Always greeted politely and service is perfect . They make you feel welcome as returning family

by robrav on Aug 11, 2018

Fantastic! Service was great. My mooring was ready for me and I loved the fact that I was shown to my spot rather than milling around the mooring field looking for it! Great job!

by mquintal on Jul 31, 2018

Always a great place to stay!!

by 11nobska on Jul 23, 2018

Nantucket Moorings allows Honda generators on the sterns and multiple barking dogs all night- all at a price 2X the going rate! Two required nights!

by barpotter on Jul 15, 2018

The island is beautiful. The moorings and facilities are excellent. The launch is $10 per person per ride, ridiculous. We used our dinghy to get to town. Would definitely return.

by navigator47 on Jul 15, 2018

Great stay as always. They had the perfect mooring and a Line extension installed to accommodate the high bow of our Nordhavn "NaviGator." Staff was accommodating, attentive, and friendly as always. We will be back.

by cs76737 on Jul 12, 2018

Moorings are perfectly maintained. Booking is well organized, and Nantucket Moorings boat was very helpful in finding the mooring and tying up. Really nice place to stay.

by timhenn123 on Jul 10, 2018

Great place to stay. Brought me directly to my mooring. Made sure we got on OK and then came by later to offer some information on our surroundings and let us know that if we needed anything to give them a call on the radio.

by alacrity43 on Jun 18, 2018

Sorry, I can’t recall his name, but the guy who showed us to our mooring was super nice and answered our questions. The condition of the mooring ball and painters were best we’ve ever seen. Our stay would have been better if we received a map of town, pamphlets, etc. when we picked up the mooring ball. The showers and bathrooms reminded me of ones at a well worn out public camp for kids... not what you’d expect when you pay so much for a mooring... $148 for one night? That was not the advertised Dockwa price, and we were not in the 2 night minimum time frame.

by chowland0413 on Jun 18, 2018

Leigh called to tell us where our mooring was because no one was available to show us to it. She went beyond good customer service even reassigning us a mooring closer to town. We'll rent for a week next year!

by frederickjbertino on May 30, 2018

Stay was great. Helped me put the mooring line on in big wind and always responsive on the radio when I called. Launch guys super great also in the wind and rain. See you again! And thank you.

by augustefortin on Sep 17, 2017

Location is beyond great, staff were super friendly and helpful. There is a pumpout boat and free pumpout and water at the end of the town dock. Supermarket is a 5 minute walk away from the dinghy dock. The only negatives: the dinghy dock was overcrowded (but there is launch service as an alternative) and the restroom facilities at the Harbormaster's office are very overdue for a good cleaning and repair. Despite this we will be back!

by stellina1700 on Sep 06, 2017

Staff were all gracious and accommodating ....can't wait until next season!

by dcourteau on Aug 29, 2017

Love staying in Nantucket. Nantucket Moorings and Harbor Launch are always willing to help out and are a great crew to deal with.

by timgollin on Aug 20, 2017

Good stay and prompt attention - launch service provided by someone else at $5 per head each way which ain’t cheap

by fecollins on Aug 18, 2017

Great service, friendly staff.

by dbgarrison on Aug 16, 2017

Easy reservation process, simple getting to mooring, lines clean, pennant made pickup easy.

by vefthimiades on Aug 16, 2017

Very quiet mooring field, but of you want hustle and bustle, short dinghy ride or launch into town can get you to hustle and bustle.

by sromaine on Aug 11, 2017

Always first rate. Well kept moorings, helpful staff and a pump out boat. Only slight negatives are exposure to northeast, which is generally where tougher storms blow from, and the launch is a bit pricey at $5 pp each way. The dinghy dock is getting more and more crowded every year. Needs to be expanded, but it probably belongs to the town, not the mooring owners.

by psmith on Aug 09, 2017

Everyone was very helpful.

by razar516 on Aug 09, 2017

Great service. Thanks for the great mooring location for Tango on I1!!!

by b350captain on Aug 05, 2017

Professional crew in the office and on the water with excellently maintained moorings at a very reasonable price in Nantucket.

Love this harbor - Nantucket Moorings is my #1

by tmorningstar on Jul 28, 2017

Great service!

by mocape on Jul 26, 2017

Mooring was great, staff was friendly and helpful locating the mooring. But the showers & bathrooms were poor and dirty.

by jeffburke2 on Jul 25, 2017

Very accommodating. Was met at entrance to the harbor and escorted to mooring with easy to grab pick-up buoy. Was then greeted alongside the boat with detailed harbor information.

by prorenata on Jul 21, 2017

It's great having the grocery store a short bike ride or walk from the dinghy dock!

by waburpee on Jul 21, 2017

Always top-notch! Prompt and Professional! Strong hawsers with good, long leads.

by sailorjoe on Jul 11, 2017

Mooring staff are all spectacular in their skills and professionalism. The town is a delight and the scenery wonderful. Bring wads of cash and enjoy.

by mandar1n on Jul 10, 2017
  1. It was quick, easy and efficient to sign up through Dockwa. BUT, it is very hard to submit this review !

  2. we were given a mooring with a PERFECT location.

  3. The harbormaster instantly approved us having 30 minutes of extra time

by rdwmarinas on Jul 09, 2017

Our stay in Nantucket was delightful on the whole. Our mooring location, E5, however, wasn't ideal. The tide/wind conflict meant that about half the time we and the boats around us were bumping up against our mooring balls. There was an old wooden Hinckley next to us whose mooring ball would squeak loader than an Osprey in these circumstances. This part of the mooring field also seemed to be heavily trafficked by small motor boats and RIB's traveling over 5 knots and making wake. I'd hope for a mooring further up next time?

The new guys running the launch (Waypoint Marine) seem happier than the old guys....

by dleccese on Jul 06, 2017

The Nantucket Moorings is a great place to stay. They are very helpful. They cruise the mooring field and make sure you have everything you need. We are already planning to go back.

by oyster655 on Jul 01, 2017

Stern to bow swinging room... only inches to spare. Does not make for calm approach on arrival. And when the wind's up, not so restful nights...

by capekid on Jun 14, 2017

Absolutely brutal cancellation policy. Months in advance we found out our boat wasn't going in had to forfeit entire 3 night fee (which was over 200$)

by normanhmartin on May 29, 2017

Promptly directed to our mooring. Launch service ashore is good. The cost might catch some off guard although the price is not unfair at $5 per person per trip.

Supplementary information about launch service and dinghy docks is necessary.

About Nantucket Moorings

We have 125 moorings available in Nantucket Harbor and we can accommodate boats up to 85' in length. Call us (Channel 68 VHF) as you approach the Brant Point lighthouse and we will meet you and escort you to your reserved mooring. Advance reservations are encouraged, however transient visitors may be accommodated on a first come/first served basis. We offer nightly rates.

Please note there is a 2 Night Minimum Charge and a 3 Night Minimum Charge for any reservation from July 1st - July 4th.

Waypoint Marine Service: Nantucket¹s Harbor Launch

For Customers of Nantucket Moorings - Waypoint Marine is offering 20% off tickets purchased through their website www.waypointmarineservice.com



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    • Ice
    • Launch Service
    • Pumpout
    • Restrooms
    • Showers



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