Island Docks & Marinas

Spectacle Island Marina

Spectacle Island has a marina with day slips seven days a week and overnight docking on July 4th only.  Day slips are available from 10 AM until 6 PM and pricing starts at $20, depending on size of boat. Overnight docking (July 4th only) starts at $30 and requires a reservation.  Special overnight docking can be arranged for yacht clubs and/or regattas with a minimum of 6 boats.  The marina will be staffed by the Massachusetts Maritime Academy (MMA) from Memorial Day until Columbus Day; seven days a week during July and August and Friday through Sunday during May, June, September, abd October. 

In addition to the marina, twelve moorings are available for use at Spectacle Island, also managed by the Massachusetts Maritime Academy (MMA). Rate is $30.00/day and reservations can be made in advance.

Grape, Bumpkin, Peddocks & Lovells Islands

These islands have docks for touch-n-go drop off and pick up only.  Boaters should anchor offshore or use a mooring if available. Dinghies are available at each island and should be located at the State pier.  Remember that depths around the islands vary greatly and prudent marinership should prevail. 

Georges Island

The floating dock, located in the south basin of the Georges Island Marina is available for touch-n-go drop off and pick up only. Scheduled ferry boats get priority docking, followed by private boats. There are 2 moorings available free of charge on a first come first served basis on the north side of the marina adjacent to the north picnic area. A dinghy is available for use. 


  • Call Mass. Maritime Academy on marine VHF Channel 9 or 508-830-5095 for Spectacle Island slips and moorings reservations.
  • Visit Mass. Maritime Academy:
  • Download our 2014 Boating Guide