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: July 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th are all subject to 3-night minimums. All other dates for 2020 are subject to a 2-night minimum. This means that no matter if you select one night, the minimum night charge requirement will still apply.
Waypoint Marine Service: Nantucket¹s Harbor Launch
For Customers of Nantucket Moorings - Launch Details - Waypoint Marine offers launch services along with charters and tours. Please visit their site for details and accommodations www.waypointmarineservice.com
Wonderful! Loved our mooring. Easy to pick up and great location. Thanks especially to Leigh for always being so helpful. We will see you next week!
Everyone was very helpful.
Good mooring service
The team at Nantucket Moorings was awesome and we loved our mooring spot. Launch was great. Town pumpout service could not be easier. Would not change a thing. We can’t wait to be back. Thank you!
Mooring held well in 30 knot winds.
Excellent staff. Very well operated!
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!!
Very helpful service - they knew who i was and where my reservation was and gave great directions to get there. Had I wanted it, they were willing to escort me. We had a minor issue - the prior renter hadn't vacated yet and we had to circle while waiting; a little challenging in a 46' boat with a lot of traffic. We weren't too from the fuel or dinghy dock, nor from the beaches. Now for the locale: in one week we went to Oak Bluffs, Edgartown, Vineyard Haven, and Nantucket. ACK was the best! Easy, clean beaches to go to in the harbor or right outside, great shopping, yet not too pretentious. Great restaurants.
Nantucket Moorings is great because the people who run the operation provide first class customer service. Thank You!
Pilot boat right there to guide you to your mooring without waiting. The crew is absolutely generous and a pleasure for services. Great time we will be back
Great stay and great service
Very comfortable and staff were very friendly .
I was there for Hurricane/TS Isaias. The moorings are reportedly 4500lb and I felt very secure. The taco's at the dock were outstanding too.
The team is great! Always professional and willing to help out!
Helpful staff, nice launch, close to town, all in a well protected harbor.
Very nice but launch service too expensive.
Cancellation policy if harsh but clearly stated. Refused to allow a different boat to use reservation even though it was allowed in the past. Manager refused to budge and said they had never done it in the past. I offered to forward them proof that it had but they refused to respond to any more messages. Never again. Just remember if you make a reservation and don't go or try to modify it they will pretty much deny even the smallest change and then sell the mooring for the summer rate. Keeping most of your money too.
Great besides the $6.00 per person shuttle launch from the boat to land each way.
Would not stay again unless there is no choice: we were initially offered a mooring beside the fuel and pump-out stations and the... pump-out material is literally floating around (our friends stayed there for two days and observed the same both days). After some arguing I was offered another, remote, mooring. Launch service is insanely expensive: $6 per person per ride.
Great place to stay, as always. Staff is friendly and helpful. We had to depart early for a threatened tropical storm, where the moorings must be vacated. They refunded unused time, for a weather departure. The town dinghy dock gets more crowded every year and there is ample room to expand. Needs to be done.
Friendly service and great mooring field equipment.
TOO TIGHT. was asked to move twice in two days. moved once. Aside from that, Nantucket was generally rude and their mask law while walking outdoors was insane. You can sit 4 feet from someone in a restaurant with no mask but God forbid you want to walk down the street alone some arrogant 'old fart' will approach you to yell about the stupid mask. Happened three times. WILL NEVER GO BACK. Bad experience started with the mooring and ended when we left early.
Wonderful time! All marina staff were very helpful and accommodating
Great Staff and excellent services. All public areas were spotless.
Perfect as always. Friendly, responsive, quick launch service.
Great place to visit!
Beautiful! Great service!
Very nice helpful staff. Pricey but it’s Nantucket. Mooring lines very new Great 3 night stay
Great mooring on the front
Nantucket moorings was great Met us in the harbor Showed us to out mooring.. etc Great visit
As always Nantucket Moorings provides excellent service. They Call to confirm that we will be there before 5 when they close. Offering to show us to our mooring as we enter the harbor. Easy to pick up mooring with the attached stick, no boat hooks or threading with your own line. Mooring line barnacle free.
Incredibly friendly and calling before we arrived to let us know when the office closed was very thoughtful.
So easy booking via Dockwa. Mooring grid is clearly laid out and each ball is clearly labeled. Wish every mooring field had pennants & bridles the way they do!
Great place, great customer service from the moorings
Great mooring, easy dinghy ride or call the launch to the island
Love staying in Nantucket. Nantucket Moorings and Harbor Launch are always willing to help out and are a great crew to deal with.
As I hailed Nantucket Moorings when entering the harbor, they immediately responded with, 'We see here that you have a reservation with us.' I was then escorted directly to my mooring. After, I was briefed in person about the amenities of the mooring field and any questions I had. Great service.
No problems once there, but when we arrived on 8/24 they said we had no reservation. But they found us a mooring and we had a good stay. Then on 8/31, they called us to ask if we were going to keep our mooring reservation for that day. Explained that the reservation had been for the prior week (I have the PDF receipt that confirms the date), and they had no explanation for why this had happened. Do not know whether the problem was at Nantucket Moorings or at Dockwa.
Cancellation policy is harsh. Requirement of two night minimum and full deposit is forfeited when weather prevents a stay.
Very responsive and helpful service, an organized group that has its act together. Separately run launch service was good.
There was a mistake in our reservation arrival date that was probably our fault and they were so kind to move reservations around to accommodate us even though they were completely full for our arrival dates. it would have been a terrible inconvenience if we were turned away after coming from East Hampton NY. These guys are great!!!!!
Good clean mooring tackle. Facilities however are pretty disgusting.
Fantastic! Spent ten days on a mooring. Service was great, and the mooring tackle was in tip top shape. 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 and, when I was having an issue with my rigging, the owners helped me find someone to assist with a fix. Looking forward to coming back next year!
Excellent stay! Highly advised.
Usual great service in 2019 , appreciate the team helping in guiding us onto our mooring on a very breezy afternoon, see you next summer , crew of the CDP
Nantucket Moorings, along with Nantucket Launch Svc runs a first class business. Staff are fun, helpful and respectful. We were able to extend our stay on our primo located mooring with a simple phone call. Such a pleasant change after the former operators. On another note, we are finding that having an account with Dockwa is somewhat akin to having a private membership. Reservations are a breeze. Thanks so much. Suzy Moore S/V Silver Girl
Great service, boat on hand to guide to the mooring.
Very nice, staff was friendly and accomadating.
First time our family of seven have ever stayed on a mooring. Let alone for 4 days! Nantucket is expensive! But, there are so many great restaurants to please any palate. Being on a boat, we tend to travel by foot. So, we spent too much time in the center. A rainy day island tour from Ana's Tours provided a good history and sights. We had rain or clouds for 2 days, but day 3 allowed us a beach day. Best Beach - Surfside. Best party venue - Ciscos brewery/distillery/winery!
Wonderful visit. The harbor is spectacular and the mooring field is exceptionally well organized. It was an easy ride to the town pier in the tender and everyone worked well together to ensure access for others to tie up a tender and visit town. Convenient grocery within walking distance for provisions. We will be back and stay longer next time.
Mooring was solid, office was responsive, launch was helpful, island is very interesting and well worth a visit.
Leigh was wonderful to work with - she called to confirm arrival time & provided mooring number in case we didn't arrive before the staff left for the day (5pm). Lovely location & launch service was fabulous! The Whaling Museum is a must see!
Great spot! And wonderful folks managing it!
Very helpful in leading us to our mooring.
Everything was well organized and everyone was so helpful. A great experience.
We felt very inferior. The beautiful people
Very reasonable rates. Nice service.
Nice staff and good Mooring equipment.
nantucket moorings were very friendly and attentive . Great equipment and gear too Couldn’t be happier
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.
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
Enjoyed it completely Tim ( launch owner operator ) was awesome . Thank you for nice weekend
Warm welcome, great location, beautiful destination
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.
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.
beautiful harbor, very nice moorings. Launch service is extra cost. Town dinghy dock is always packed, very undersized.
Always greeted politely and service is perfect . They make you feel welcome as returning family
Always a great place to stay!!
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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!
Staff were all gracious and accommodating ....can't wait until next season!
Good stay and prompt attention - launch service provided by someone else at $5 per head each way which ain’t cheap
Great service, friendly staff.
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.
Great service. Thanks for the great mooring location for Tango on I1!!!
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
Mooring was great, staff was friendly and helpful locating the mooring. But the showers & bathrooms were poor and dirty.
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.
It's great having the grocery store a short bike ride or walk from the dinghy dock!
Always top-notch! Prompt and Professional! Strong hawsers with good, long leads.
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.
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
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....
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.
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...
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$)
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.