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Hingham Harbormaster

Posted on: October 1, 2022

[ARCHIVED] End of 2022 Boating Season

The Harbormaster's Office would like to share these important dates concerning conclusion of the 2022 boating season. The following seasonal services will end as indicated below.

Town Landing and Dinghy Docks

  • Dinghies should be removed from the Town Landing at your earliest convenience.
  • Town Landing will be removed on Thursday 13 October and will be closed to the public during the day of removal. Should the weather prohibit removal on Thursday, the floats will be removed Friday 14 October.

Public Access Facility - Boat Ramp

The public access facility will be closed for several hours during high tide for removal of the Town Landing Floats. Please do not plan to use the facility during this time.

The boat ramp floats will be removed at the same time as the Town Landing floats.

Pump-out Services

  • Pump-out boat services will end on 09 October.
  • The Town Landing pump-out station will be shut down no later than 12 October.

Rental Moorings

  • Rental moorings will be decommissioned beginning in early October.
  • Rental Mooring reservation requests are no longer being accepted. Reservation requests will open again next Spring.

Permit and Wait List Renewals 

  • Next year's renewals will be sent out in early November. Be sure to look for your e-mail notification from and renew your permit or wait list as soon as possible, as they expire on 1 January. Permits have a renewal grace period until 1 March. Wait lists must be renewed prior to 1 January.
  • Late Mooring renewals will not be accepted and the location will be reassigned to a new applicant from the wait list.
  • Docking permit renewals received after 1 March , are subject to a $50.00/month late fee. 
  • Late wait list renewals will not be accepted. Failure to renew prior to 1 January will remove you from the list and you will have to get back on at the bottom of the list.

Please note all above scheduled closures are weather dependent and may occur earlier. Plan accordingly and do not wait until the last minute.

Everyone at the Harbormaster's Office enjoyed serving you this season and we look forward to welcoming you back next Spring.


Very truly yours,

Kenneth R. Corson III

Kenneth R. Corson III, Esq.

Harbormaster, Shellfish Constable &

Custodian of the Islands

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