|1 Morse Street|
Edgartown, MA 02539
|41° 23' 25.19'', -70° 30' 31.77''|
|VHF Ch. 74|
Welcome to Martha’s Vineyard’s historic Edgartown Harbor!
The 2023 boating season begins Memorial Day Weekend and lasts through the Fishing Derby.
MAIL SERVICE UNAVAILABLE — We strongly discourage mailing anything to our office at this time. Any attempts to do so are at your own risk as there is no guarantee they will be delivered or picked up at the post office in time irregardless of shipping method or tracking number status - USPS service is experiencing severe processing delays and long wait times at the post office - UPS and FedEx service are experiencing significant delivery delays 6/30/2023
All reservations must be made online through Dockwa or on our website ONLY. PLEASE DO NOT CALL THE OFFICE FOR RESERVATIONS. Be sure to set up and login to your Dockwa account in advance as reservations sell out fast. PLEASE UPDATE CREDIT CARD ON FILE. IF CARD IS DECLINED YOUR RESERVATION WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED. ALSO IF YOU ARE HAVING ISSUES ON MARCH 1 PLEASE REFRESH YOUR PAGE OR REACH OUT TO [email protected] Please do not call the office.
During peak season, we are on duty from 07:00 AM to 12:00 AM. To reach us, hail “Edgartown Harbor” on VHF Ch. 74. If you do not have a radio, call our office at (508) 627-4746. Our check-in time is 11:00 AM and check-out 10:00 AM. In the event of an emergency after hours, call 911 -- the Communications Center will dispatch appropriate units.
The Edgartown Harbormaster Department oversees all permanent, seasonal, and transient moorings in Edgartown waters, which are designated for transient use for vessels up to 65-feet in length. Transient moorings cost $45 for any length of stay within a 24-hour period that cycles from 10AM-10AM and are distributed on an assigned-basis as they all accommodate different vessel lengths. There are no more first-come, first-serve pick-up moorings and day-trips pay the same $45 rate as overnight vessels. All vessels arriving without a reservation are to hail us on VHF Ch. 74 for availability.
We strongly encourage all visiting yachtsmen / yachtswomen to reserve in advance as Edgartown is one of the busiest and most popular ports in the United States and frequently sells-out. To reserve, visit our website, www.edgartownharbor.com. For weekends and holidays especially, be sure to book when our calendar opens on March 1st at 08:00 AM EST sharp. There is a TWO WEEK LIMIT ON MOORING RESERVATIONS FOR JULY & AUGUST. Edgartown does not force rafting, but will allow one additional vessel of equal or lesser length/beam to raft if given expressed permission by the moored vessel for an additional $20 the card on file will be charged.
All town moorings in Edgartown waters are “fair weather" moorings and are therefore not sufficient for safe holding during severe weather. The Town of Edgartown is not responsible for the mooring tackle or any damage to your vessel caused by weather-related events.
Our department operates two fixed docks available for vessels up to 70 and 100-feet in length at a rate of $6 per foot, 50-foot minimum (vessels under 50-feet are charged $300 flat-rate per night) with a one-week limit per calendar month for July & August. They are located at North Wharf opposite the fuel dock and include water and electric. DOCKAGE DOES NOT COME WITH PARKING
In addition to our two transient docks at North Wharf, there are four first-come, first-serve finger-piers for vessels under 30-feet in length and 4-feet in draft. These cannot be reserved in advance and are available for an hourly rate. They are located at the foot of Main Street in between the Mad Max Marina and the Edgartown Yacht Club and are denoted by the right-green paint on the pilings.
Located at the foot of Main Street on the west side of the Edgartown Yacht Club (A-Frame building extending over the water) is a floating dock rafted alongside a row of red-painted pilings. Be certain to bring a dock line no less than 15-feet as the dinghy dock is often several boats deep, and to leave at least 8-feet off your bow. If you plan to be absent for more than a day, please utilize the launch service to help curb overcrowding as a courtesy to those actively commuting throughout the day. We also appreciate when our guests report any non-tender vessels occupying the space and will respond, remove, and relocate at our earliest ability to do so. PLEASE DO NOT KEEP YOUR DINGHY TIED FOR LONG TERM TIME, WE WILL BE TICKETING IN THE 2023 SEASON. In addition to the primary dinghy dock, we have short-term tie-up available at North Wharf for guests using our complimentary showers, heads, and trash drop-off facilities.
The Town of Edgartown contracts launch service with a private company. For the last decade, that launch has been OldPort Launch, which can be reached on VHF Ch. 68. Please contact the launch directly for hours as they change seasonally.
Located diagonally across the channel from Green Channel Marker #9 is our floating water barge secured by two ball-shaped blue moorings on either side. It is free to use, accessible 24-7 on a first-come, first-serve basis, and equipped with two hoses. Vessel can tie up on either side of it.
Edgartown Harbor offers free pump-out service to all vessels in Edgartown waters via a pump-out boat that will pull alongside. To request a pump-out, hail “Edgartown Pump-out” directly on VHF Ch. 74. You do not have to be on board at the time of a pump-out.
Block and crushed ice can be purchased at Safe Harbor ship store located on 1 Mores St, right near our office/heads/showers, the Paper Store, and various package stores in town.
The anchorage area is located in the outer harbor across the channel from the lighthouse and to the port-side of Red Nun #8 along the Chappaquiddick shoreline. It is serviced by the launch, well protected by Chappy's bluff from the light, prevailing southwest breeze, and all sand on the bottom making for easy holding. Vessels anchoring must be out of the channel and swim zones and all engines must be shut off 150-feet and less from shore. Anchorage in Katama Bay is only open at the harbormaster’s discretion when strong winds from the North/Northeast are present. Please hail us on VHF Ch. 74 to inquire about status.
While there are smaller provisions shops in Edgartown, the primary grocery store for the town, and much of the island, is Stop & Shop, located on Upper Main Street. It is about 0. 8 miles (15-20 minute walk) from the dinghy dock but can also be accessed via the free Park & Ride Shuttle operated by the Vineyard Transit Authority. The shuttle leaves from Mayhew Lane every 15-20 minutes during high season. Further up the street from Stop & Shop is their pharmacy, also accessible by foot or the Park & Ride. The island's primary hospital is located in the Town of Oak Bluffs and accessible via bus or car. Safe Harbor Ship store is located right next to our office / near the heads and showers on 1 Mores St. Here you can find ice, provisions and snacks. They are open in the summer from 8am-4pm.
This is strongly discouraged and not recommended. Any yachtsmen leaving the island and their vessel unattended for any reason must advise the Harbormaster Department and provide emergency contact details and an island contact when absent for several or more days.
Edgartown is a beautiful harbor and we look forward to sharing its beauty and character with you.
The Edgartown Harbormaster Department
Great experience, very easy to locate moorings and summon launch into town. Our third trip this summer. Harbor staff very helpful and well organized. One of our favorite destinations as the town and harbor services are both top rate. We recently stayed at dock as well. Great location, convenient to everything and the staff was very helpful.
Well worth the visit. The history, Jaws, Kennedy. Nice mooring field with clean pennants. Great access by dinghy to the main dinghy dock. As the notes say, the dinghy dock for the showers has a 20 minute time limit. And the showers are the reason for no 5 stars. They could use a good cleaning. Better yet a face lift. Glad we stayed!
This is a great marina/dock. Docks are new and very clean along with great power. Very calm Also, great location to the heart of Edgartown. Marina staff was great and very attentive to all of our needs. Thanks for a great stay.
Edgartown harbor is a terrific place to visit. The moorings are secure and the village of Edgartown is lovely. The Harbormaster's team is very helpful. The harbor is very safe, and even in difficult conditions, it is a comfortable place to be moored.
Thank you to the Harbormaster and team for supporting us as we waited for the Hurricane to pass, it was reassuring. The team did a great job checking in on us.
We have always enjoy visiting Edgartown. The moorings are well maintained, OK bathrooms but the showers are some of the worst we have seen. Only one Laundromat on the island (at the airport). A wealthy town can do more and should do more to show that it cares about visiting boaters. Disappointing.
They were professional, well-organized, helpful and friendly...as always. This was just the latest in a series of stays stretching back more than two decades. A consistently good experience. Well done!
Well maintained moorings. Lines placed on top of mooring can to allow easier boat hook grab of the line. Bathrooms are pretty bad. Showers are rustic but decent. Love the Vineyard so we would go again in a heartbeat.
Great spot . Launch service is helpful .
We had a great time in Edgartown. Our mooring was close to town with easy access to the dingy dock. Staff was pleasant and helpful. Bathroom and shower facilities were readily available. Showers need to be cleaned daily.
Very nice harbor-best on the Vineyard! Great launch service, good beaches, nice lighthouse, good dinghying! Thanks for making all of our cruises enjoyable and memorable! Great town as well!
Moorings are best away from the tidal current. Otherwise you may not be facing the wind. That creates issues, such as when grilling. Launch and bus schedules were erratic, but this is probably the post COVID, post Labor Day norm. Still a great place to visit.
What a great little harbor! We arrived quite late the night before and anchored out. Edgarton Harbormaster checked in with us multiple times to track our progress until we informed them that we were anchoring out. The next morning they sent a launch out to escort us into our mooring ball. That evening the shuttle ferry shut down unexpectedly at 7PM instead of the specified 10PM. Edgarton Harbormaster made sure we got back to our boat.
Great Harbormaster office. Well organized and responsive.
Edgartown Harbormaster and competent staff set the stage for a great stay in Edgartown: professional, responsive, knowledgeable, year after year. Dockwa has streamlined the reservation system, tho this year I had to string together 3 separate reservations to make one continuous stay (even tho we reserved back in March 2022 when mooring rez opened). Based on what other boaters have said when hailing the EHM upon arrival, this has been the case for others as well. That said, EHM staff work hard to accommodate reservations, extensions, and requests. We cruise New England waters from Maine to Connecticut and Edgartown is one of the very best destinations, in large part due to the Edgartown Harbormaster and staff. 💯
Great as always, thank you! Beautiful harbor! See you soon Mike
Always a great time in Edgartown. Staff is always friendly and accommodating. Launch was quick and friendly.
Excellent first experience in Edgartown. Launch operators were excellent! Went above and beyond with Outstanding service. Thank you for a great weekend.
This is a great place normally, but don’t count on the OldPort launches, they are under manned, so we had to wait 1-1/2 hours Friday night to get ashore.
Since our arrival we had a fabulous time starting with the helpful harbor master crew & continuing on with friends. Weather couldn’t have been better. Looking forward to our next stay in Edgartown 🥰
great time, facilities excellent, great service
First time visit to Edgartown harbor. Friendly and prompt service! Spectacular location!
Excellent launch, pretty harbor.
Always a pleasure. Edgartown Harbormaster’s crew are the best. Thank you
Booked w harbor master on arrival to harbor for 2 nights. Paid via Dockwa acct. Great stay/usual. Labor Day weend again. 2 nite stay. Thank you!
Spectacular. A perfect day
We had a great time in Edgartown. The Harbormaster’s Office is always helpful and gracious. The launch makes it so easy to get back and forth from the mooring. The view from the boat is always beautiful. We even saw shooting stars!
It is always the most pleasant experience staying in Edgartown on either a mooring or on the harbormaster's docks. Edgartown Harbormaster is a first-class production. From everyone who works in the office, to out in the field, the service is always stupendous! The communcation is the best. If I need to leave a message requesting dockage or a mooring, my call is answered within minutes. The friendly, proficient staff is immediatly on hand to escort us to a mooring or greet us at the dock. We cannot be happier with Edgartown Harbormaster--year after year. Our most gracious sailing transient encounter!! Thank You, Edgardtown Harbormaster!! And adding to this this year—we loved being on mooring #91 we weren’t sure at first. We thought we were so isolated—very far in Katama Bay. But because of a great launch service, we got into the village in no time. And the mooring field where we were was beautiful—bordering an Osprey nest on Chappy and being enveloped by the serene surroundings. Taylor on the launch was THE BEST! Gracefully pulling up to our transom and helping us with our bicycles. Mike and and Steve were really great, too. Thank you!!
Excellent service, and a great staff. Picture perfect stay.
Mike the assistant harbor master is a terrific hard working person. He was very helpful to us.
We were not able to find information about launch service to and from our moored yacht. We waited at yellow marked area near dinghy dock, no launch, no signage. So, we had to use our overloaded dinghy to go a long distance at night. Not safe. All other harbors made this info easily available.
There's no better destination in August. Hoped to extend my reservation a day but the system for doing so appears to favor day trippers (I was told to call in the morning of the final day rather than getting any yes/no days in advance when I asked). Also wish they would put mats on the floors of the showers but otherwise the staff is friendly and helpful..
Great experience! Beautiful harbor. Harbor master amenities were great ! Coming back next year for sure!!
The Harbormaster staff are most professional, responsive and accommodating. Excellent services available to transients in the harbor. Outstanding.
No docking available in Edgartown last week, we were offered a mooring with Dockwa. Could not find the mooring after several calls to Harbor Master, and requested to send someone to find it for us. Another boat had moored to it unbeknownst to HM. We were offered another mooring, and the folks were very helpful. We definitely will come back!
Clear instructions, perfect mooring field layout. Responsive and helpful.
Excellent service and communication from Harbormaster's Office! Popped in for a day mooring, guidance to location was great. Shuttle service to dock was courteous and prompt. Thanks Edgartown, all day trips should be this enjoyable!
In 2022 , the usual professional service we on the V/GER we have enjoyed over the years , launch was great , thank you , always great to see Mike Hathaway , they great job that Mike always does providing the boat pump out
GREAT STAY AT EDGARTOWN. HAD PLANNED. 4 DAYS WITH THREE NIGHTS. LEFTV AFTYER 2 NIGHG. BY 10 THU IRD DAY --IE DIDN'T STAY DAY #3. --DUE TO PREDICTION FOR FOLLOWING AM--MONDAY 27TH--- HEAVY RAIN 4-5 FT SEAS AND WINDS 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 ON THE SOUND AND SIMILARLY EVEN IN NARRAGANSETT BAY. --WONDER IF THE THIRD NIGHT CAN BE CREDITED TO ME FOR FUTURE USE LATER TGHIS SUMMER. PLAN AT LEAST 2 MORE TRIPS BACK TO MV-EDGARTOWN. TXS.
A jewel! Great staff.
Always responsive on74. Always polite and accommodating. Great kiss bodes well for the future. Very salty (know boats). Old town launch is super. Just wish there was an easier way to drop off passengers before mooring. Breathtaking views of EDG.
Excellent service by the Edgartown Dockmaster crew. They tried hard to accommodate the needs and desires of a large number of mariners and did so with dispatch.
One of my absolute favorite harbors. The anchorage is well protected and the facilities for showers are clean and plenty of hot water. Lots of great dining in Edgartown too, love visiting
Perfect as always. Thank you for working diligently to always find us a mooring, for a day trip! Love coming to Edgartown!
We arrived at Edgartown Harbor on a very busy Sunday morning in August without a mooring reservation. The woman working the VHF at the Harbormaster’s office was handling about 5-6 requests at the same time. She was very professional and courteous. Thanks to our Dockwa membership, we were assigned a mooring and the launch picked us up in short order. I wish I could give 10 stars to the patient, efficient and polite woman who handled all the logistics of a busy Sunday in such a professional manner.
Excellent handling of the radio calls by the Harbormaster. Quite friendly, helpful and informative. Best in class.
Our favorite Harbor. Harbormaster always pleasant and accommodating. town is great...good restaurants, shops, bike rentals, etc. Highly recommended !
Everything was good for our stay
The folks at edgartown harbormasters office are the best!! They could teach customer service to lots of folks. Mike , asst HM works very hard to pump out everyone. This is a classy harbor.
Thank you again for a seamless and frustration free day in beautiful Edgartown. I am always amazed at the grace and patience of the members of the Harbormaster's office. Stepped on and talked over multiple times a minute and still the epitome of grace. Love it!
Great spot! Launch service was excellent and the island is fantastic.
The harbor master is very accommodating and helpful. This was our first time back in years and we will return
Professional and nice. Good mooring , have been nice to be closer to town but nice launch service $5/pp/ trip
Love this harbor. Fliating Water dock and pump out service. Need more dingy space though. Helpful staff
Many thanks for moving us closer in the second day! Appreciate the flexibility!
So welcoming and helpful every time we have visited! Thank you for all you do to making the experience a good one. Great people make it happen!
Great harbor to spend summer days and nights. Restaraunts are wonderful. the folks working the harbor (launch and pump out) are incredibly friendly, especially Mike.
Actually, due to high winds and gusts, It was necessary to abandon my sail to Edgartown. I notified the Harbormaster 48 hours in advance and regretfully requested a refund. I’m confident they will honor it.
Very nice. Harbormaster staff is very professional and easy to communicate via VHF or Dockwa message system. Our only issue with this harbor is the extremely limited space for dinghy tie ups. Both Menemsha, Oak Bluffs and Cuttyhunk have far more space and much smaller harbors.
No place better than Edgartown harbor. Only wish we could have stayed longer, but hoping to get back soon!
As usual, Edgartown Harbor is gorgeous, clean and just a great place to vacation! The Harbormaster and his Assistants are fantastic! Charlie, the Harbormaster, gave us great advice to cut through Quicks Hole, instead of Woods Hole, due to the high seas in Buzzards Bay and wicked winds. We only saw the Ferry, as other boats must have hunkered down. We’ll be back!
One of the best places to stay. This is an annual trip we take and we stay at many harbors along the way but this is one of our favorites. Locals in town are so hospitable and the harbor master is always helpful and accommodating when anyone of our travel mates need to add dates to their stay.
Harbor master was easily excessable and gave great directions to our mooring Pump out boat easily arranged Wonderful harbor with great town/restaurants/beaches Dinghy dock is woefully too small to accommodate all the boats in harbour. Needs a huge upgrade
Easy to get water and pump out when needed.Trash easily taken care of from dingy dock.Great harbor well portected.Love Edgartown.
We enjoyed our stay! Best harbour on Martha’s Vineyard!
Always love staying in Edgartown. Great moorings, water dock and launches. Lots to do
Well-run operation. Moorings are a very good value for the money. Free pumpout boat (call early in the morning to get on the list). Reservations via Dockwa strongly recommended; depending on your size you may get a mooring without a reservation but they'll want you to have a Dockwa account to bill. They could use a dinghy dock 2-3 times as large as the current one.
Efficient Always a pleasure to sail into edgartown First class facility There is a reason Walter Cronkite used it as his home port
From the Five i’s. Another great stay. Thanks Edgartown Harbormaster. 👍
Very pleasant stay; great mooring location; great boats to watch.
Always an amazing harbor!!!
Great service by by both harbormaster and launch sides
Awesome mooring. Beautiful harbor. A must see.
Always a fun port. Great staff. Responsive tenders. A can’t miss. Thank you!
Great week spent in Edgartown! The Harbormaster was very accommodating in finding us a better mooring than the one originally assigned. Will be back next year!
Always a great harbor to visit!
Always a great time in Etown. Harbor team is excellent.
Beautiful harbor. Well run and organized. We had a fantastic 7 night stay!
We have been going to Edgartown since I was a kid, some 60 + years. The Harbormasters have always been very accommodating, friendly, and helpful. The only reason I give 4 starts instead of 5 is the showers. A small bench and a small shelf would be a major improvement, making it much easier to do what is required to have a nice shower and to be able to change into new, clean clothes. Otherwise, no complaints whatsoever, 5 stars!
Beautiful harbor and extremely accommodating harbor master team.
Edgartown Harbor is very well managed by the Harbormaster's dept. Highly professional friendly people. Thank you for another great visit! Some of the Oldport Marine launch drivers however go way too fast throwing big wakes in the mooring field.
Efficient, pleasant, great launch service and the town is wonderful with lots to do. Can’t get much better.
Great in every way as usual!
Great harbor master. Polite and clear communication. Lots of moorings and frequent water taxis. Beautiful harbor.
Perfect stay, thank you Edgartown Harbormaster
Waited 1 hour for the taxi, then went to Oak Bluffs. Total waist of money.
Beautiful view. Quiet harbor with easy launch into shopping and dining.
It’s such a great spot. Only negatives are poor to no cell service (for both ATT and VZ) and somewhat undersized lines for bigger boats (it would be really nice if they provided double pennants).
Love Edgartown. Responsive on arrival, great mooring location.
Beautiful harbor, great restaurants, excellent service!
Edgartown couldn’t be a nicer place to stay. And the weather was spectacular for the days that we were there.
The best harbor in the Northeast to stay. A+ to the Harbormaster and the team.
As always, just Awesome!!
Very quiet and calm location even with 10-15 mph North winds. Dinghy dock seems to be improving with either less dinghy’s tied up or with boaters using the recommended 15ft lead to allow boats to be moved around so you can get your dinghy to the dock to load/unload. This was an issue in the past.
Great staff. We'll protected mooring field. One of our favorite spots.
Fantastic spot. 3 nights. Second time we have been and worked out even better. The staff gave us the same ball as pervious year. Perfect.
Very accommodating Gave us great mooring near town we had requested
The kids that work for the harbor master are inexperienced and arrogant. Check out time for the moorings is 10:00 am, a bit too early in my experience. Check in is 11:00, so it would be easy to allow a departing guest to stay a little late. When we inquired if we could stay an extra 1/2 hour, I was told “unless you’re too cheap to pay for another day, we could not stay a minute past 10:00. With slip accommodations as limited as they are in Edgartown, the moorings are one of the few option in the harbor. Too bad that they take advantage of that with such sub-standard service. Our next destination was Nantucket Boat Basin. The Edgartown Harbormaster and his staff should tour Nantucket Boat Basin to learn about proper customer service.
EH does a great job.
Great destination. Looking forward to returning in July!
Great harbor!! Thank you and see you next year!
Beautiful stay as always and Jackson (harbormaster on duty) was fantastic!
Edgartown is our go-to destination to moor on weekends. We love the harbor, the local restaurants, the amazing walking paths and beaches. The waterdock is especially helpful to refill water for long stays as well as rinsing off the boat after a long messy ride over! If you need, the launch is always there in a second, pumpout available with a quick call in. The Harbormaster and team are great to deal with. Always a fantastic time in ET!
As always, fantastic , well run harbor!!
Picturest protected harbour, with good services.
Edgartown Harbor is a beautiful location to enjoy the true charm of Martha's Vineyard. We stayed on a town mooring that is serviced by a small fleet of launch's that are run by an extremely friendly staff. Highly recommend this Harbor!!
Always a nice stay in Egartown
The Edgartown Harbormaster’s crew is top notch and thoroughly boater friendly. They offer free showers, a super convenient water barge and a wonderful pump out service provided by Assistant Harbormaster Mike, a friendly and welcoming presence for many years. All together, it makes Edgartown one of our favorite destinations. We’ll be back there aboard Grace every chance we get. That said, I would add that the elimination of first come first served moorings is a deep disappointment. It discourages many of us from sailing here as reservations fill up. That combined with the prohibition against anchoring in Katama Bay makes it a port for the ultra wealthy, freezing out many of us average boaters.
The Harbor Master office was extremely helpful with a delayed arrival and departure caused by weather. The moorings were efficiently serviced by the local launch boats. Edgartown is a great place to visit, great fishing, restaurants, shopping and hotels are easily accessible.
Edgartown is an elegant and historic town. One of my favorite harbors. The staff at Edgartown Harbormaster is professional and helpful.
Showers were kind of yucky but we were happy for the ‘free’ hot water.
we were given a rather inconvenient mooring location, very far from The Yacht Club. Waited 30 minutes (cold) for return trip at 9:30pm because there was only one Old Port Launch.
Very well organized. Enjoyed our stay.
Great location and everyone there was really nice and helpful!
Great stay! We enjoy Edgartown and how easy the mooring field is to navigate.
Beautiful harbor and very quaint town. The launch drivers were very prompt and knowledgeable about places to go in town.
Great! Smooth as could be!
Loved the mooring - close to shore as I had requested. Could dinghy in or take the launch. A fun visit. We will be back. Thank you.
Had a great stay as always. Mooring was ready when it was supposed to. Staff on radio was great.
Harbormaster was responsive and helpful in directing us to the mooring. But the numbered mooring wasn't there! We were directed to take the next one and that worked. The only real problem was that we could not identify a usable dinghy dock. Better was the launch service, which was quick and inexpensive.
Prepared and helpful. Excellent launch. Good Covid protections in place.
The cost of the slip was $300 per night. We have an outer eastward facing outside slip and the wind was blowing 15-20 knots without an offer for a change of slip. What was most annoying was that the entire time we were there, there were a bunch of people fishing right at our boat. This should NOT be allowed at a rented slip or we should receive a rebate. We heard their conversations all weekend and had to literally step over their rods and equipment. I would not recommend Edgartown Harbormaster at all.
Great stay as always. We were lucky enough to be entertained by the dolphins this trip. Thanks again
Great team to work with
Excellent in every way.
Love the Harbor! Great fall weather. Easy launch access to town. Rode bikes in Chappaquiddick. Wonderful stay.
Great place and great people. Always happy to help!
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Easy stay. Great location
Great spot. Efficient, understandable and knowledgeable communications from Harbormaster.
Harbor master office folks are awesome!
Very nice and helpful. Had a reservation for Sunday thru Tuesday. We came on Saturday, a day early, with no reservation. They accommodated us nicely. They had us on a mooring that was occupied. Put us on another private mooring. Called us two days later to see if we were still in harbor. Wondering why We were not on previous occupied mooring. Told them what happened, and they said we shouldn’t be on 40’ mooring as we are 60’ boat. Oh well. They were very nice though. Look forward to next stay.
As always we love MV and Edgartown in particular. However on Tuesday as we were to board the launch we were informed they were only running until 8pm and it was then 7pm. We had inquired earlier and they said 10pm otherwise we would have planned accordingly. Disappointing
I love Edgartown Harbor. The mooring field is well protected and the harbor master is very helpful and professional. The dinghy dock is starting to get ridiculous. It's always had the deserved rep of being three deep at times. It's now all the time. Boaters come and spend a ton of money in town, which must generate local revenue. They really need a larger or additional dinghy dock, even if it's a bit further from town. Update Sep ‘21. Even off season the dinghy dock is still 2-3 boats deep. This would be a 5 star location, if not for this issue. Several were grousing about it. Some tied up closest had days of rain water in them. Sends a ‘we don’t really want you here message’. Otherwise, staff and the rest are excellent.
Harbormaster is very responsive. Old Port launch is excellent
What a great harbor! We had an amazing stay. Great food, great location! Didn't want to leave!
This is my second visit to Edgartown. Beautiful as ever, especially in the after season. I spent 2 peaceful nights on mooring 8. Prompt launch service. I only used the water barge to take on more fresh water. I wish every Marina should have that. It’s very useful if you are on a mooring.
One of the most beautiful Spots in the world! The moorings are great. The launch and pump out services are great. If I had any complaint, there should be a bit more space at the dinghy dock.
It was a lovely stay of three nights on a mooring. Unfortunately one day was completely washed out by rain - not the Harbormaster's fault.....
The place is gorgeous but the facilities were surprisingly rudimentary. Staff were largely kids who were variably responsible.
We came in for four nights on a mooring in the harbor aboard our Oyster 56, Tango. The Edgartown Harbor Master's office runs a professional operation. We got very good directions to the mooring. Getting pump out service was easy. The launch service by Old Port Marine was top notch. And, the food in the restaurants was to die for. We have been coming to Edgartown for year's and look forward to a return trip next year.
Well run harbor with everything you need for a relaxing stay. Good staff, easy to deal with reservations, pump out boat, launch to shore. The town does however need more dinghy dockage. Highly recommend.
Great stay. Launch service is very good.
Love this marina's location. Bathrooms could be a bit cleaner. One of the doors didn't lock properly.
Harbormaster was very accommodating letting us stay an extra night on the mooring due to adverse weather when we did not have a reservation and they were booked. A larger dinghy dock would be very helpful.
Edgartown alway gets five stars in my book. I only wish the they could expand or maybe add a second location for the dinghy dock.
The town is great and the harbormaster staff was very nice.The problem with making reservations is the refund policy. Our reservation began on 8/24/2021. My home port is 2 days away. Storm Henri came through and didn't leave the area until 8/23 making it impossible for me to make it there for the first day of our reservation. They would not return a full refund for that day even though it was a named storm because the day of the reservation the storm was passed by, by that afternoon. I won't be making advanced reservations anymore.
We came in without a reservation but the very helpful harbormaster found us a private mooring for the night. A boat was sent out to guide us to our mooring as we arrived. The dinghy dock here is conveniently located and we were able to pay through Dockwa.
It was fantastic. I love MV, USA
Always the best... but please don't tell anyone;-)
Beautiful harbor and one of our favorite destinations! Can't wait to go back next week!!
Not like it used to be
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They are much friendlier and very helpful this season Pump out service was great
The views from the mooring field are unmatched. Easy accessible moorings,prompt water tax service, dinner at Chesca’s and superb beaches make Edgartown a must see!
Vantastic harbor master crew really great thanks you.
Beautiful harbor with big bouys, strong lines, free water and friendly staff. One of the best places to spend time in the developed world.
Harbor master incredibly responsive. Thank you.
Favorite harbor with friendly, knowledgeable and accommodating staff. Charlie, Sara and Mike are the BEST! Very well run harbor. -Bill
Fast response upon arrival, accommodating as far as mooring requested.
The harbor is beautiful. However, I'd like someone to explain this reservation game to me. We sailed in and grabbed a mooring, only to be approached by the harbormaster who told us all the moorings were booked all week! After some pleading they rented us the mooring and told us we'd have to check in every morning, even though we wanted to stay the whole week. And guess what? There were at least 25 empty moorings every single night! What is going on? Why don't they want to rent all their moorings? They are obviously not all taken but yet they don't seem to want to rent them out. Please stop telling us you are all booked up when you are not!
Edgartown Harbor and their entire crew is awesome. They are very accommodating to help if you arrived early, late etc. Been going to Edgartown for 20+ years and consider this the best Harbor in MA.
Beautiful!!! Moorings are clearly marked. Launch boat operators were so nice. Marina was very helpful and informative on the radio.
Great. Efficient good moorings great launch service
Nice quiet mooring. Launch service till midnight $4 per Person each Way.
My favorite marina in the northeast. The entire marina staff is beyond amazing. We’ve been coming for many years in August and each and every time they bend over backwards to see we enjoy ourselves. Thank ! Jon
Wonderful Prompt and professional launch service Great facilities
Highly recommend! After 12 seasons of boating, this was our first time ever on a mooring. Finding the mooring was easy, and getting hooked on to it was even easier for this novice. The views are beautiful! Easy dinghy ride to beaches and to town. Peaceful and quiet and the harbormaster and crew were very helpful. We won’t be able to do the Vineyard any other way now after such a wonderful experience!
Beautiful harbor! Many fine restaurants in Edgartown.
This is our favorite place to stay, and we've been spending the summer here for 15 years. Harbormaster Charlie Blair keeps the mooring field running beautifully, ably assisted by Shelly and Sara. Special thanks to Mike Hathaway, who always has a joke and a cookie for our dog, and to Riley, who greets us at the dock with a smile. Some of the launch drivers (Chris, Lucas, Rick, Bill) have been there since we started going, and it's always such a pleasure to greet old friends. Our thanks to all!! Berni, Jeff & Nimmy
Great moorings. Beautiful harbor. Have stayed in Edgartown many times. Always a great place to stay. Protected mooring, calm harbor. Lots to do. Cudos to Mike. He is great!
I was two days early! But with a slipping keyway in my prop shaft, our plans changed. The Harbormaster got us right in. Love the ease of trash drop off, fuel is running again, ice is available, and a great selection of restaurants. Free pump out boat that will swing by whether you are onboard or not. The only downside is that they REALLY need to police the dinghy dock. The flooded dinghy with a run down Nissan engine tied lengthwise to the dock needs to go. And it seems a lot of people forget their long painter and only have their 6’ version. It’s the most painful part of coming to edgartown. Otherwise a wonderful time!!
We had a terrific stay in Edgartown! The folks who manage the moorings were terrific to work with, and the town moorings are clearly marked and very easy to find depsite the fact that this is a huge harbor. Given some incoming weather, we actually left a day early and the team gave us a refund which we weren't even expecting. We look forward to visiting again!
Great harbor....professional harbor master, quick pump out, lot's to do: biking, walking in sanctuaries, beaches, bus trips, etc.
We were delighted to get on a near mooring, had an easy pump out, easy trash disposal on land, place to lock bikes. Dinghy dock could be a little bigger but people were friendly and patient getting in and out.
Great stay, mooring ready when we arrived and easy to pick up
Mooring line was clean and dry, mooring was easy to find, launch service was great. Harbor is very protected. We had a great time.
It was a busy afternoon with a lot of boats arriving for mooring reservations. They were so organized - we only had to call from the lighthouse and we were immediately given our mooring assignment. It was very impressive how they processed so many arrivals.
Harbor master and his crew were very helpful
Great service. I needed to change my reservation date and they accommodated with ease.
We LOVE staying in Edgartown, and try to come each summer. Everyone on the harbor staff is friendly and courteous. We especially appreciate Mike on the pumpout boat, his good humor, and love of dogs. Thank you!
Edgartown is one of our favorite harbors. The harbormaster always tries to accomodate boaters. Mike runs one of the best pump out services of any harbor. The mooring field is well laid out. It is a large field and can be a long dinghy ride in. Launch service is available.People are starting to wear masks again. People were respectful. The beaches were crowded but people maintained a safe distance. Restaurants are busy. Several restaurants were closed because of positive Covid tests among staff. Totally different than two weeks ago. At the moment Edgartown is still a wonderful place to get away. Edgartown has some of the best restaurants, galleries and shops of any destination.
The entire Marina staff is very friendly and accommodating.
Moorings are easy to see and we’ll maintained
Easy procedure, good launch service
Harbormaster was very helpful and made every effort to accommodate us
Awesome. Really accommodating for our needs. Thank you so very much
Edgartown is our favorite place to stay out of all Cape and Islands! It is a beautiful spot on the Harbormaster moorings! Scenery, boats, small beaches, the harbor and so much more! The launch service is excellent! Quick and efficient. Mike the pump out man is fantastic and super responsive. We love to float behind our boat and take mini dinghy trips around the harbor and to parts of Chappy for the serene beaches. Don’t miss out! You can’t beat $45/night to stay in Edgartown!
Beautiful scenery and terrific setup in a protected harbor. The moorings were the best- the line/ pennant in a dry “bowl” so it was not all slimy when retrieved.
Great harbor and excellent launch service. Harbor masters office is always available for services.
Wonderful stay. Professional staff
It was great had a great mooring close to town yellow 3 Love Edgartown. Mike the pump out guru got us set. . Everybody friendly. Looking forward to coming back
Great Harbor, great place to dinghy around. Dinghy dock way too small and frustrating to tie up.
Along the Southern New England coast, this is one of our favorite spots. Beautiful harbor, without the crowds of Nantucket. The crew was very helpful finding us a mooring when the northerly wind made the outer harbor uncomfortable.
We enjoyed our stay, see you next year!
Excellent we love this harbor been here one week and wish could stay for 2 didn't want to leave
Wonderful experience as usual. Staff is friendly and accommodating. Thank you again for everything!
Lovely harbor and mooring locations!! Launch service is an easy ride into town!!
Thank you to the harbor master staff in getting a mooring for Widget. ❤❤❤ Edgartown and the Vineyard in general is the gem of the east coast. We are on a multi month cruise from Florida to our previous Cape Cod home. Edgartown is the far and away winner of best places to be.
The moorings are fine, the staff polite and helpful. The only problem is one you see at a lot of harbors - the dinghy dock is clogged with people using it as a free dock for their 22' center console that they brought over from Hyannis or Falmouth. No room. As well, towns should have a separate dock for transients vs the seasonal renters who legitimately need to get out to their boat on a mooring but leave unused boats at the dock all the time.
Power boats running noisy generators early in morning to evening. Can't even enjoy a cup of coffee in morning as well as an evening meal without hearing the dronning of generators. All harbors need to put in place a quiet time where generators need to be shut off from 1800 hrs to 0800 hrs. When the wind stops all you can smell is their diesel smoke.
Always the best Harbor!!
Edgartown is a great place to cruise in at happy hour, have a great dinner, sleep off dinner on the boat and cruise home. we had great winds, great food and a nice sunset and sunrise to boot. What more can you ask for?!?
Very accommodating great stay
I came from South Carolina and they were great to work with on mooring assignments and moving me around to get closer and when someone was moored at my spot. Very hospitable and nice. and I know the two weeks I was there, they were slammed with boats and reservations. Thank you!
As always, our stay in Edgartown was perfect. Thank you for your hospitality. See you again soon. Sharon - Turn The Page
Great Launch service
Edgartown mooring are ideal. Close to town. There is water shuttle and the view is amazing. We love Edgartown
Great Harbor. Staff was helpful, especially the young man running the pump out boat. Launch service was very efficient and prompt. Another great visit. Excellent launch service, good mooring and took advantage of the water dock for the first time. Will continue to return on future visits.
My family and i had a great time. The staff is always great! We can't wait to go back. "Making Time"
Great mooring, great view!
Correct mooring spacing for our boat. Mooring pennant in good condition but would like to have a larger loop to accommodate our cleats. Dinghy dock is very inadequate for this harbor. It is insulting that it is only a tiny corner and needs to be moved to a location that is commensurate with the number of moorings served.
Great harbor and very helpful harbormaster staff, particularly Mike who provides help, advice and humor in equal measure. We love visiting Edgartown!
Harbormaster team was very courteous and helpful. Only 4 stars because they gave away my mooring when I went out for a cruise!
Wonderful. Lovely harbor and service.
Very accommodating and so nice to speak with.
Great team running the harbor.
Stayed here while TS Elsa went by.
I typically don't leave reviews but was glad to get the opportunity to give a shout out to the fantastic Edgartown Harbormaster crew. The harbor is beautiful and is therefore a very busy destination in the summer. Our decision to head to Edgartown is typically last minute and the Harbormaster staff does all they can to accommodate last minute mooring request. Hailing the launch is also always easy and quick. Just a fantastic job by the Harbormaster team at making the most of our short boating season in the Northeast!
A great stay as always. However, be careful if you leave your mooring during the day, there is a high probability that someone else will take it and you'll have to be redirected to another for the rest of your stay.
First visit to Edgartown and loved the experience. It was very easy to get in the Harbor and communication with the Harbormaster was easy. The dock was great and fit our 58' Sea Ray just fine. Walking distance to all the shops and restaurants. Will be back..
Easy check-in via radio, and a quick mooring assignment for our week long stay. It was never a long wait for the old harbor launch service (small fee). Can’t wait to return next year!!
Locked down July 4 fireworks and parade. Unlike the Free State of Florida, locals doing this unnecessary con in the name of health is a shame. Listen to the science. We’re outside! Have fun like the free states!
Wonderful harbor, great staff and service. If you visit you will not be dissapointed!
Hard to find place for trash near where the launch dropped you off. Other than that it was awesome. Pump out folks were great as well as the launch drivers
easy to pick up the pendant. Helpful directions from the Harbormaster.
Very well managed and a relief that one town isn't intent on ripping off cruisers. $45 per night is OK, despite the lack of any services. Dinghy dock is very tight. Note, Moorings close in are subject to very strong currents which can run differently from the wind. Most difficult pickup we've had in 40 years, other than Biddeford Pool.
Easy reservation system, great communication on Channel 74, simple directions to the mooring. Highly recommend!
👍👍 supportive staff.
The email that is sent before arrival needs to be updated with 2021 info. It still shows 2020 info about cancellations on the vineyard. Also they charged us for an extra night because we left at 12:30 as we waited for fog to lift. There were plenty of empty moorings as it was a Friday morning and new boats hadn’t started arriving yet. Not cool.
The Harbormaster and his team are great!
The team at the Edgartown Harbormasters office is top notch, friendly and responsive. They helped us locate our mooring for our 3-night stay, fuel up, pump out, and we used their showers each day. they even allowed us to leave our shower bags (towels and toiletries, dirty clothes) with them after taking a shower so we could walk around Edgartown unencumbered. They helped us have a wonderful stay in this beautiful town.
Great job. Nice safe moorings.
Excellent all around , professional and courteous
Great experience as always. Harbor master staff were efficient, helpful and friendly. And it IS the most beautiful harbor on earth. Thx!!
Easy, quite, great mooring location.
Spoke with harbormaster, and when they can be, this VERY busy marina mooring field is accommodating. Love it here. Lovely scenery. Launch service if needed. In the heart of Edgartown. Will definitely return.
Beautiful harbor. Wish launch was included in price.
We had a great experience! Loved the new floating dock!
Great weekend to spend in Edgartown. Weather was fantastic and so was the food and beverages. Had a great mooring close to the YC. Could not have been a better visit. Thanks
Nice snug harbor with reasonable amenities.
Beautiful harbor and everyone is friendly and helpful. Great launch service as well.
Great location. Staff helpful.
Beautiful harbor, and the on and off water activities are ramping up. I was there a week ago, and there were only three other transients. There had to be thirty last night! Also a beautiful town to wander.
An incredibly yacht friendly harbor. The harbor masters crew is delightfully friendly and accommodating.
The Dockwa reservation system worked very well at Edgartown. The Harbormaster staff did their usual great job: very friendly and efficient.
Stayed at the dock this time so I got to use the restrooms and showers which were functional - that is the best I can say. Also even in middle October they have a 50 foot minimum - not exactly boater friendly. But as always the staff were very cordial in implementing the town policies. Update: Stayed on a mooring a couple times in Jul-19. As usual the staff were extremely accommodating and professional. This is a sure sign of excellent leadership there too. Still not a boater friendly town though. There is an entire bay (Katama) that would be (and was previously) awesome for day anchoring that is now off limits for no good reason. Hats off to the Harbormaster leadership and staff though. Another update Aug-20: Stayed on a mooring for multiple day trips this summer. Water is great for swimming. Edgartown harbormaster staff are the most professional around - they are efficient and courteous to the many boaters that come in looking for a day mooring. Despite a lot of crowding, I never heard of anyone getting turned away and they handle the dockwa reservations in real time amazingly well. Hat's off to the staff. As an update: I notice the harbor master has replied: Marina Response: The reason why Katama Bay is closed is due to the Army Corp of Engineers they deemed it closed. Also we have many oyster and shellfish farms in that area. That response is certainly incorrect and some form of revisionist history. It was Edgartown who closed Katama. Here are some quotes by Charles Blair, the Edgartown Harbormaster and from the Vineyard Gazette at the time (2004): - Citing a deterioration in water quality in Katama Bay over the last several years, Edgartown officials have banned boaters from anchoring overnight in the area. "The town made a decision. Do we want two months of boating or a year-round shellfishing industry? The answer was easy," said Charles Blair, Edgartown harbor master, who is fielding calls from frustrated sailors just learning of the new ban. The closure was a long time coming, Mr. Blair admits. Every year for the last decade, more vessels - from 30-foot sailboats to 100-foot yachts - have been finding a place to camp overnight within these protected waters. End quotes. And of course many further believe the reason for the closing had nothing to do with shellfish and everything to do with banishing transient boaters out of site. But let's get the facts and history correct at least.
Edgartown's staff are always courteous and accommodating when we arrive into the Harbor. Radio crew are very patient and knowledgeable and that goes along ways especially on hectic weekends. They always make us feel welcome. Looking forward to another boating season with the best team around.
Hands down, the crew at at the Edgartown Harbormaster consistently gives us the best experiences we receive in our cruising area from Nantucket to Block Island. They remember our boat, our names and even our French Bulldog's name! Very accommodating even during peak times like the 4th of July. Can't wait to come back this year. Andrew, Betsy, & Finn the French Bulldog!
Great town. Lots of space on the dinghy dock.
Beautiful day in Edgartown. Great mooring position. The launches were a little stressed But they did the best they could
Perfect, protected mooring with spectacular view of Edgartown. Very helpful and courteous staff. I like it so much here I’m going to stay two extra days.
Great day in Edgartown. As per usual, the Harbormaster was terrific
Edgartown had always been a great place to stop but this time it was a disappointment. Covid and the fact that we arrived after Labor Day accounted for the fact that many shops were closed for the season and all the restaurants we tried to make reservations at were already booked due to reduced seating capacity. We will try again next season at a better time.
Incredibly welcoming and accommodating Harbormaster and team. Thanks and see you again!
We had a mooring for 3 nights. Very windy and bumpy, but it was fairly well protected. We'd come back again!!
Excellent experience. Communication and help with harbormaster was wonderful! Thanks for all your help!
The folks on the dock were great when my wife accidentally slipped off the boat when she was tending to the bumpers!
Love the yellow moorings
Harborrnaster managed the 11:00 onslaught of incoming guests beautifully. Mooring field is well protected with easy access to town. Dinghy dock is small and even though it’s after Labor Day it was still crowded (maybe a clamming skiff or two in the mix?). Look forward to visiting again!
One of our favorite harbors to visit. Beautiful in every way. The Harbormaster staff is very efficient and friendly.
Mooring was great! Easy to grab and clean line. Thanks! The office staff made it easy to extend our stay.
Always a great time !
Prompt, polite, professional service. Quick check-in and payment process.
We so enjoy coming in to this harbor. Charlie the harbor master and his staff are extremely user friendly and sincerely care about you getting taken care of—no matter what the need! Mike the gentleman that runs the pump out boat and at times the shuttle is also “the best”! Thank you to all!
Had a lovely stay in Edgartown Harbor over the weekend. I had made a mooring reservation via Dockwa a couple of months back. We were staying at the Harborside Inn, so we first unloaded our luggage on their dock. Then contacted the Harbormaster on 74, and found my way to my assigned mooring. Harbormaster couldn't have been more helpful during our stay. Eager to go back.
Boats are close together, so at times you feel you could high-five a neighbor, or you can hear their conversation very clearly, when the boats swing out of sync. But, ultimately, they're just safe enough, I think. I did see a couple boats move after they clearly felt "trapped" between other boats. The rate is very fair at $45/night, and the free water barge and pump outs are awesome. The price of the launch gets a little annoying. So, today, we 3 went into town to do grocery shopping... round trip was $24+tip, for a total $28. Then we went for a bike ride, and the bikes cost $2 each way. So, $36+tip for a total of $40. Effectively, in and out of town 2x added $68 to our $45/night fee, for a total of $113 for the night. Still a lot cheaper than a slip, but keep that in mind.
Excellent, thanks as always! We had a very enjoyable stay!!
A very enjoyable stay . 4 nights on #60 which is a long long way inside harbor . If you are rowing then ask for closer mooring, otherwise use the excellent Oldport Launch Service on ch#68. Loved the floating water dock. Filling water tanks without having to go into a dirty fuel dock is a luxury. Great idea! Garbage dumpster at the launch dock in town but unfortunately no recycling bins... Pump out boat On Ch#74. Our last night a very inconsiderate sportfishing boat called the ‘Stacy Lynn ‘ , a Pursuit. , Picked up a mooring directly upwind of us and ran their generator until after 2 a.m. Their exhaust came right in our hatch and we had a lousy sleep. They started it up early again the next morning .If you have battery issues go to a dock and plug in Or grab a mooring downwind and far away from everyone else.... Very selfish . ! I called the Harbormaster office next day and they do have a no Noise policy after 2200 hrs. Their office closes at 2200 on weekdays and 2300 hrs on weekends so call them if you experience the same !
Our Edgartown Martha's Vineyard harbor stay this past week was amazing! The town was delightful, despite some of the minor Covid 19 limitations... The Harbor Master and his team were tremendous. Our mooring was in a perfect spot in the harbor and we can't wait to visit again this time next summer.
Best harbor experience, especially for no reservation & my first trip in here. Harbor Master was great, she was managing a zillion boater’s radio calls, kept a waiting list going. She got back to us as we were still making our way in, “no worries”. We called again at buoy in harbor- she had her team meet us there..brought us right to our mooring!! Whole experience was great! They Are Pros! John M on Pura Vida
I can’t say enough about the Edgartown harbormaster team . Being a newbie to mooring they made the process so simple for the three times that I’ve come this summer. That you so much for a fantastic summer boating experience.
Assigned mooring was taken, second assigned was also taken, ended up choosing an open mooring. Great harbor with great services.
The launch and pump out service was excellent!
Fantastic. Great crew here. Couldn’t have been better.
Great stay in Edgartown. Harbormaster immediately responded to radio call and directed us to easily-found and well-protected reserved mooring. Launch service fast and easy.
No hitches. Per plan. Tnx
Edgartown Harbor is one of the most beautiful harbors on the east coast. Always enjoy our stays here! We really appreciate how friendly and accomodating the harbormaster staff is when we visit. Especially during the very challenging summer season. You guys and girls do a great job!
Great spacing between boats. So close to town. Can’t wait to come back
This is our favorite Harbor. It is a beautiful way to spend part of our cruising holiday. The HarborMaster staff are very helpful and accommodating. They even delivered packages that I had sent to their office for a repair! Thanks to the Edgertown HarborMaster team!!
Great to get back go Edgartown. The harbor master is very responsive and the launch service did a nice job with social distancing We ate outside at the Seafood shanty and most of the town was open.
A great harbor to visit for a few days. Convenient dinghy dock and dumpsters near the yacht club, free pump outs on the mooring and a free “ water barge” near green #9 can. Lots of small sailboats tacking around, several beaches & lots of shopping and dining options. Car rental a mile from dock for exploring the island. Walk your dog at nearby Chappy ferry dock or around town.
Edgartown Harbor is the best harbor in MA to visit. A beautiful harbor. Coming here for 30 years.. Harbor master office and staff are awesome. Never disappointed. A must if you boat in MA or RI.
Great time! Island was almost backTo normal
We have been going to Edgartown for the last six years, visiting at least four times a year. I cannot say enough about the staff at the harbormasters office. From Charlie all the way down his staff they are nothing more than exceptional. Every time we have been there they have gone out of their way to accommodate us. I have to take a moment to make a special shout out to Michaella. She raises the bar to another level. It is great to hear her voice on the radio again. I know I am not alone in saying that. Sincerely May Sea May
Once again we had a great stay in Edgartown. The mooring field is beautiful, with a nice view of the sunset. The shopping is great. We had an excellent meal at The Atlantic which has great outdoor dining. Fun to dinghy to Katama Bay and walk over to South Beach; or, dinghy out of the harbor to Chappaquiddick and Cape Poge Bay. Absolutely gorgeous and pristine beaches and scenery. Can’t go wrong here. The only downside is a very crowded dinghy dock-be prepared to climb over three other dinghies or just use the launch.
Always excellent. Good mooring field, pump out at the boat was easy and courteous.
Always a great stay in Edgartown!
Great service and good team
I think people wouldn’t be disappointed if you charged $5 more per day for a mooring and use those $$ For an attendant to clean and sanitize the bathrooms and showers. We were disappointed to find the showers locked. We understand the COVID situation, but think that taking showers would help eliminate and not spread it.
Efficient; but no showers, bathrooms available!
Fine mooring. Harbor is packed tight
Very beautiful port of call with friendly and efficient launch service.
Edgartown Harbormaster: We have been visiting Edgartown Harbor for 46 years on Amicitia, our wooden, classic Friendship Sloop, and are never disappointed with your professional and courteous service, especially in these trying times. Thank you. Capt. Jeff and Diane Pontiff
On both trips in this past week the Harbormaster directing to the mooring was very helpful. And on the phone when I was unable to get same-day confirmation from Dockwa. Mike was terrific - he seems to do it all - pump-out, instructions to the waterbar, launch. Great ambassador⛵️
The morning was excellent as usual, best value in Massachusetts. The only difficulty was connecting with the harbor master to g set our reservation. People with no reservations were getting preference over booked reservations and I was half way through the mooring field before I got my assignment. I know it’s busy but any conversations should be switched to another channel
Had a reservation for Saturday night made and paid in advance a month prior. Wanted to arrive two nights early and stay through our previously booked reservation. Nothing available by Dockwa but they accommodated us. There were many open moorings available. Was charged two for the two additional nights upon arrival then on the third night (that we previously reserved and paid for) we were charged again. Have emailed the harbor master a couple of times with no response or refund for the extra night charge yet.
Great weekend, very helpful
Wow. What a gorgeous place. Our mooring was protected and secure, these views were amazing and the launch service super helpful. We loved it. Finding the mooring initially took a bit of hunting, but people around were a big help. Will definitely go back.
Great town to visit and explore. Harbourmasters staff is first class
Our stay at Edgartown was great and the staff at harbormasters office were very helpful on getting us a mooring. We had an awesome stay. Thanks for all your help.
Moorings are close, but very well arranged and very well kept. A great place to stay !
The marina is top notch..and the town is great love it
Great port of call. Harbormaster friendly and helpful.
We mis-interpreted the independent launch service note was for a fee, in cash per person. We later learned that the town had two dock locations where boat operators can pick up passengers thereby saving launch expenses. Moring was easy to access and close to town.
they were responsive on every radio call we made. They also handled a medical emergency on our boat by picking us up and quickly bringing my wife to shore and having an ambulance ready.
Staying in Edgartown Harbor is awesome! They have the best harbormaster I have ever met. His staff is well-trained, pump-out is fast and clean, and the launch into town is the best. Highly recommend visiting this harbor.
Wow the harbor master is hands on and professional. Very well organized harbor kayaking, paddle boarding, all there - pump drives around what a great time
Great mooring area in a beautiful field. Highly recommended. Right in town and walking distance to everything.
Excellent moorings and Oldport launch service. The Harbor Master was very helpful in changing our arrival day because of heavy fog. I would also say that 98% of people and children wore masks.
Great harbor, great harbourmaster department. Again 7/15/20 , always a pleasure to be there
Awesome spot and people.
Wonderful Harbor with well maintained moorings. Very friendly and helpful. The only negative that I have is the size of the dingy dock and the amount of boats that are tied up over night or multiple nights. On Block Island it is posted no overnights tie ups. They should consider this.
Excellent! Very well organized, great location!
The Harbormaster was super-accomodating and the old port launch service made it easy to get in and out to our boat
The Harbormaster and their staff do an excellent job and go out of their way to accommodate everyone’s needs. My only complaint is the town dinghy dock is way, way. Way to small. Dinghys are 5 deep. How do the merchants expect people to come to town and spend money. They do have a launch service which is very expensive. Maybe that’s what they want is to force people on the launch.
Harbormaster Staff is always excellent and Professional - favorite spot to visit.
I was surprised that the fuel dock was closed all year. Closest fuel is at oak bluffs. You should provide this information to people who book dock or mooring at edgartown. Thanks Bill
Great stay, docking crew is excellent! Thank you
They were super accommodating, even when I made my own booking errors. The harbor is beautiful, all the mornings are well maintained. The amenities like the water dock and close dinghy were a huge plus. The harbor master was super easy going and friendly! Can’t wait to be back!
Reservation was ready for us and on time, thanks for the great service, Bill
Great spot. Great service.
Place is great, was impressed with covid measures on launch too
Great place to visit, pretty harbor. Old Harbor launch service (ch 68) was excellent. Bike rentals right there in town. Stop &Shop not too far along bike path. Some things to plan for: no fuel available Anywhere in harbor at this time, was referred to Vineyardhaven. Also, no showers or public toilets. No marine supples anywhere near (was referred to West Marine in Vineyardhaven).
Very pleasant and peaceful.
Easy in to Edgartown. One quick call to the Harbormaster who told us which number yellow mooring we would be staying on. The harbor is set up well with the town moorings in yellow and clearly numbered 1 to 100 (or so). Also, loved the water barge where you can fill the tanks 24/7.
Love Edgartown Harbor. Harbormaster was great sent us to our mooring without issue.
Good people. Good service .
Great, lovely spot. Beautiful town, things are starting to open up.
Friendly staff. Moorings close to town.
Great service and location. Planning on returning for a longer stay.
Free pump out service at mooring was great- helped us to get rid of long standing smell by showing us a trick to flush after the pump out and then pump out a bit more- Thank You!!