Boston Harbor Sailing Club - Boston Sailing School Learn to Sail and Membership Club Sailing Programs
The Boston Harbor Sailing Club's principal location is Anchorage A, Boston Inner Harbor between the Aquarium and Rowes Wharf, directly in front of the Harbor Towers condominium complex. The Club does not use an office facility. 2 Club launches pick up members and students from the Odyssey dock 8 at Gate B next to the Rotunda on Rowes Wharf (go through the arch, rotunda is to the right). There is a radio call box at the launch dock pre-set to Channel 10 to hail the club launches, meet instructors or club personnel. Launches also pick up and drop off from the Barking Crab Marina behind the restaurant next to the old Northern Avenue pedestrian bridge, a funky popular dining spot for apres-sail. Public restrooms are available at the ferry terminal behind the Boston Harbor Hotel. Inexpensive parking is available nearby.
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Three yachts are moored on the Salem side of Marblehead Harbor, FAST COMPANY ( Pearson 26), PUSHOVER, ( Albin 28) and FRENCH WHINE, (Cal 33). Enjoy sailing the North Shore ports of Gloucester, Manchester, Rockport, or anchor off Misery Island for a day of swimming and picnicking on the Island. At the end of the day take a dedicated launch to the Rockmoor, a floating restaurant in the Harbor a short hop from the Club's boat moorings.

Access to the Marblehead boats is from the Village Street Docks at the end of Village Street. Park free in the adjacent open lot. Pre-paid launch service is provided by Mid Harbor Marine (Channel 69) from the end of the Village Street dock. Weekdays and off hours hail the launch from the radio call box at the top of the ramp. Give the launch driver the name of the boat you are going to and remember to put the boat back on the same numbered mooring. Club-owned moorings are W913, W914, and W915. The Club provides fuel water and pump outs through periodic services calls to the boats.
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Three yachts, a Pearson 36 KUNDAGGA, a Cal 33 CHEAP SUNGLASSES, and an Albin 28 FINNEGANS WAKE, are located in the idyllic setting of Westport Harbor, MA, a 2 hour sail to Cuttyhunk and the Elizabeth Islands, 4 hours to Newport, and within easy reach of Martha's Vineyard. Boats are on moorings accessed by launch from the Tripp Boatyard which also provides fuel, water and pump out services to the boats. Swim off the boats and enjoy the warm waters of southeastern Mass. , or visit Horseneck Beach next door for an afternoon of sunning and swimming on one of the cleanest beaches around. All yachts are equipped for vacations with dinghy, motor, dining equipment, modern electronics. Apres-sail, have dinner at the Back Eddy restaurant nearby on the road to Tripps, excellent food and a fun place on weekends.
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The Pearson 26 DRY GOODS is positioned on a Club-Owned mooring in Provinctown Harbor near the Coast Guard pier. Sail over to Long Point light, anchor and enjoy warm water swimming from the boat, plan a day trip to Wellfleet Harbor, or go whale sighting (be aware of federal restrictions around whales) offshore on Stellwagen Bank. are all things you can from this picturesque and bustling summer port. Take a ferry over from Boston or Plymouth in the morning, sail a few hours, go ashore for shopping or great food in the many Ptown restaurants, and hop the late ferry back to Boston. Access to the boat is by launch from Flyer's Boat Rental off Atlantic Avenue, a short walk from downtown ferry landings. Launch hours are 8-8 weekdays, 8-10 weekends; there is a $10 launch fee each way. To find Flyer's, walk south on Atlantic Avenue, left down the alleyway at Lorraine's Mexican restaurant. All arrangements to use the Ptown boat are made through the Sailing Club, not Flyers. For driving directions to Flyers call them at 508 487 0518.

For the Advanced Cruising Lectures, meet 6pm to 10pm at the Mariner House (see star on map at right) at 11 North Square (North End) [Directions to AC Lectures at Mariner House in North Square]. Best lot on Sundays is Sargents Wharf ($9 if entering after 5pm or $13 entire weekend day).