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Boating, Fishing & Water Sports

You’ve come to an island, of course you want to have fun on and in the water on Nantucket! Here are suggestions for boating, fishing, seal cruises, whale watching, sailing, yachts, and more! Check out our Fishing Information to learn where to get your fishing license and more.

Nantucket Boat Charters

Nantucket Fishing Charters

    Our specialty is inshore sport fishing in the waters surrounding Nantucket, where Captain Carl Bois knows where to find striped bass, fluke, black seabass, bonito, false albacore, & bluefish. We can comfortably accommodate parties of up to 6. We're on the Town Pier at 34 Washington St with easy parking in the town lot. 508-246-6210.

    Second generation charter captain with over 45 years experience. Fish inshore for Striped Bass, Bluefish, Seabass & Fluke or offshore for Tuna & Sharks. 2.5-hour, 5-hour & full day trips. FISH GUARANTEED.

    Spend the day catching blues and bass aboard our Parker XL 2550. All quality custom tackle is provided.

    Book Today #508-228-4225 or online www.capttom.com Nantucket Fishing at its best for over 45 years! Fly and Spin; Inshore, Offshore, and Flats! Whether you've mastered the sport, want to try it for the first time, or simply love the water and great company, we hope you make us part of your Nantucket experience. Check out our #1 reviews on Trip Advisor

    There is an old Nantucket saying, "When the wind is out of the east the fishin's the least and when the wind is out of the west the fishin's the best." If it's a hands-on fishing experience you're looking for, "West Wind" is your ride for Fishing Nantucket!

    Striped bass, bluefish, shark, tuna, cod fishing, whale watching

Boating Services & Supplies

    A full service mooring company, owned and operated by Matthew C. Anderson. With over 15 years experience in the mooring industry, we provide the boat owner with the stress-free assurance that their vessel is safe and secure. Mooring systems are designed and built to meet or exceed the Town of Nantucket's chapter 137 bylaws.

    Boat sales, service, dockage, trailer sales, electronic sales, launching service, dockside gas and oil

    A full supply of marine hardware and electronics, foul weather gear, fishing supplies, boats, moorings and trailers.

    Make sure that your summer boating experiences are enjoyable and hassle free. Let our certified technicians take care of all the maintenance of your boat so you can spend your time out on the water! New boats, pre-owned boats, moorings.

Nantucket Boat Rentals

Nantucket Surfing

    Since 1999 we've been teaching surfing at Cisco Beach to students of all ages. We offer private and group surfing and SUP lessons and week long mini camps for kids. We also rent surfboards, SUPs and wetsuits at Cisco Beach.

Nantucket Fishing Supplies

Nantucket Mooring Rentals

Nantucket Fishing Information

Recreational Season: (Sun. only) Sept 15 – June 14. Permit required. Limit: one 10-quart pail per week. Steamer shell must be 2 inches

Recreational Season: Sept. 1 – April 30; permit required. Limit: one-half bushel per wk. Oysters must be 3 inches.

Open season from May 1-Dec. 31; no permit required unless using traps. Return egg-bearing females. 4-1/8 inch shell width spine to spine. 50 crabs a day.

Open Season. No permit required.

Open Season; permit required. Limit: one-half bushel per wk. Shell must be 1 inch at the hinge.

Shellfish permits are issued by the Town of Nantucket at the Marine & Coastal Resources Department,

4 Fairgrounds Rd.

Closed Season; permit required. Recreational Season: (Wed. – Sun.) Oct. 1 – March 31. Recreational limit is one bushel per week. Scallops must have a well-defined raised growth ring.