City of Lynn

Welcome to the Lynn Harbormasterand Shellfish Constable

Boating Safety Is Our Business! Call us with any questions regarding required safety equipment or schedule a free courtesy safety inspection of your vessel. Call us for information regarding public safe boating courses in the Greater Lynn area. Always remember to check your safety equipment and the weather forecast before setting to sea. Please take the time to review the information and links below to insure you have safe and enjoyable boating outing.

List The Harbormasters Office is available for emergencies at all times( 24 hours 7 days a week)
  Police, Fire Department and Massachusetts State Police Dial 911
  Our Office (781) 593-9850
  Our Marine Radio Telephone Channel 9 and Channel 16 VHF
  United States Coast Guard Search And Rescue Emergency (617) 565-9200

For addtional information and resources, please select an item from the left hand menu to view information and download links to available files and forms.

Contact The Harbormaster

List Lynn Harbormaster and Shellfish Constable

Captain James R. Perry
U.S.C.G. Licensed Master

781-592-6010 and 781-592-2750
Wednesday and Friday 10AM - 4PM
154 Lynnway # 604 Lynn, MA
List Assistant Harbormaster List
  Contact Kevin Coppinger
Paul D. Taylor
Harry A. Janice, Jr.
List Harbormasters Emergencies: 24 hours -  7 Days - Call - 781-593-9850

Marine Radio Telephone: Channel 9 and Channel 16 VHF

US Coast Guard Search And Rescue Emergency:

Local Police, Fire and Massachusetts State Police:
Dial 911

Important Boating Safety and Information

Mooring & Float Permits are renewable annually January 1st through March 1st. Renewal forms are mailed February 15th and are also available at our office on the waterfront. Any mooring space permit that is not renewed on March 1st will be assigned to the next person on the waiting list.

Requests to be placed on our waiting list are accepted during regular office hours and must be updated annually. Both date of application, size and shape of vessel will be considered in new assignments. Certain floating structures within the city require permits by the harbormasters office as well as safety inspections. Please call for information and direction if you are considering such a structure on any of the city's public waterways including rivers and ponds.

Public Access
Lynn Harbor has two public launching ramps:

1) The Launching Ramp at Blossom Street Extension has been resurfaced recently and provides ample parking space for car and trailer

2) The Launching Ramp at the MDC Reservation on the Nahant Causeway also provides ample parking space. Both facilities are currently open to the public with no fees.

Law Enforcement
Our office works closely with the Lynn Police Department, The Lynn Fire Department, The United States Coast Guard and the Massachusetts Environmental Police Marine Unit. It is our combined efforts to not only enforce Massachusetts' boating laws but to promote safety on the water.

Shell Fish Information
You may direct any local questions to the harbormaster office. Or use the above link to contact The Division Of Marine Fisheries.

Local Water Front Facilities

Phone Waterfront Landings  
  City Of Lynn | Public Landing (781) 592-6010
  City Of Lynn | Seaport Landing Marina (781) 592-5821
  City Of Lynn | Commercial Pier (781) 581-9399
  Captain Robert Walsh Memorial Pier (781) 581-9399
  Lynn Heritage Waterfront State Park (781) 598-1974
  Recreational Links  
  Lynn Yacht Club (781) 595-9825
  Volunteer Yacht Club (781) 595-9770
  Walsh's Deep Sea Fishing (781) 592-9505
  Shearwater Charters (781) 599-1143

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