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With its miles of coastline, and hundreds of ponds, Plymouth offers many opportunities to get out on the water. Following is some of what you need to know!


Weather and Buoy Reports at NOAA
Check out the Weather Report
or see Buoy Reports for the Northeast

Boat Ramps
If you already have a boat on a trailer, here are some of the places to put it in the water:
Town Wharf (Concrete ramp-saltwater)
Downtown Plymouth on the waterfront
(Click to see map)
Ramp on Taylor Avenue in the Manomet Section of Plymouth (saltwater)
Long Pond (Concrete ramp-fresh water)
Off Clark road (Click to see map)
Sandy Pond (Gravel ramp-fresh water)
Off Blueberry Road in South Plymouth (Click to see map)
Great Herring Pond (Gravel ramp-fresh water)
Off Herring Pond Road. (Click to see map)

Charters, and Sportfishing in Plymouth
Click here to see our list

Yearly Moorings in Plymouth Harbor
Mooring sites are owned by the Town of Plymouth. For more information about how to apply for one, and what materials are needed to install one, contact the Plymouth Harbor Master by calling 508-830-4182. You can also contact the Harbor master by mail at 11 Lincoln Street, Plymouth MA 02360.
Nightly moorings for visiting boats
If you will be visiting Plymouth by boat, and will need a place to moor your boat during your stay, moorings are often available on a nightly basis. For more information contact either the Plymouth Harbor Master at 508-830-4182, or the Plymouth Yacht Club at 508-746-7207.
Sailing Lessons
The Plymouth Yacht Club offers sailing lessons which are open to the public, for both adults and children (ages 7 to 17). Please call them at 508-747-5579 or click here to check their website for more details They are located at 34 Union Street, Plymouth, MA 02360.
Mayflower II
No mention of boats in Plymouth would be complete without naming the Mayflower. Mayflower II is moored in at the waterfront in Plymouth Harbor, and is a replica of the original Mayflower which arrived in Plymouth in 1620. She does not sail much any more, but visitors may explore her decks and converse with role players dressed as Pilgrims. To learn more, click here!

United States Power Squadrons
Devoted to safe boating, the USPS provides free public boating education courses to all boaters, both power and sail, big and small. Click here t o learn more.

Boat Massachusetts
This boater safety handbook is designed to give Massachusetts boaters the information needed to be a safe and responsible boater.


Fun Excursions:
Tours on land, sea,
and by air


Places to stay

Plymouth's restaurants


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