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In An Emergency
Dial 911 or (781) 581-1212
Wharfinger Office
(781) 581-0626
Robert W. Tibbo | Email
Assistant Wharfingers
Michael Manning
Neil Sullivan
Thomas Walsh Jr.
The wharfinger is responsible for the day-to-day activities of the Town Wharf, including the related parking area, slip, pram and boat storage, floats and tie-ups.

Kayak and Pram Storage Guidelines | Forms

Residents are encouraged to register kayaks with the Nahant Harbormaster regardless of where they are stored.

Approved storage locations:
Tudor Beach Kayak Storage Policy (Approved 6/15/2016)

  1. Kayak must display a valid identification sticker issued by the Harbormaster
  2. Kayaks must be stored in designated area (between posted signs on west end of beach)
  3. Kayak storage season begins May 1st and ends November 1st.
  4. The Town of Nahant reserves the right to remove all kayaks found in violation in violation of this policy.

Download the Kayak Release of Claims Form For 2017

Nahant Town Wharf Pram Storage Policy
Due to limited space, prams may only be stored at the Nahant Town Wharf under the following conditions:

  1. (A) The pram is primarily used to transport people/equipment to a vessel moored in the harbor immediately surrounding the Nahant Town Wharf. (B)That vessel moored in the harbor must have a current mooring permit. (C) The registered mooring must be used at least fourteen days during the current season
  2. Current pram storage agreement on file
  3. A current pram sticker must be displayed on the transom
  4. The pram must be stored in an approved space.

Download the Pram Release of Claims Form For 2017

Boat Storage At Tudor Wharf

Winter Storage
Click below to download and print the Nahant Wharf Boat Storage Application.

Completed forms can be mailed or dropped off at Town Hall as per the instructions.
The application MUST have attached a check for the storage fee of fifteen $15 per foot and a copy of the insurance policy described in the agreement, meeting the minimum insurance specified, and naming the Town of Nahant as an additional Insured or else storage will NOT be permitted.

- Download and fill out your Boat Storage Application and submit with insurance papers, excise papers, and fee at the Selectmen’s Office.

- Complete applications will be signed by Wharfinger and the owner will be notified by phone that storage application has been accepted.

Boat Storage Application
Vessel Excise Tax Form

Annual Spring Boat Launch and Fall Hauling Days

Spring Boat Launch Day(s) | Updated March 5, 2018
The following days have been scheduled with Jocelyn Marine. The current scheduled date(s) are: Spring 2018 Dates: May 12th and 14th
All boats must be removed on or before May 15, 2018

Fall Boat Haul-Out Day(s) | TBA
The following days have been scheduled with Jocelyn Marine. The current scheduled date(s) are: TBA Fall 2018

Please contact Jocelyn Marine or qualified/insured boat hauler to schedule launch or haul-out of your boat.

Jocelyn Marine
159 Bridge Road Salisbury MA
Phone: (978) 462-9717


Town Wharf Improvement Project | Updated March 2016


We would like to invite your questions and input about any aspects of this project. Please click here to send us an email.

Project Timeline
Tudor Wharf Boat Ramp and Sea Wall – Town of Nahant
MGL c.30, § 39M – Public Works Construction Contracts over $25,000

Event Date Time
Conservation Commission Hearing Sept. 28, 2016 7:30 PM
Submit Ad to Central Register Sept. 29, 2016 By 4 PM
Ad appears in Lynn Item
Ad appears in Central Register
IFB Posted on Town Website
Oct. 5, 2016 By 10 AM
Questions received by Oct. 14, 2016 3 PM
Questions answered by Oct. 19, 2016 10 AM
Bids Due By Oct. 26, 2016 10 AM
Notify Winner, Issue Notice of Award Nov. 4 , 2016 By 3 PM
Town BOS signs Contracts
Depends on when contractor returns bonds/insurance/signed contracts
Nov. 3, 2016 or
Nov. 17, 2016
7:30 PM
Issue Notice to Proceed Nov. 19, 2016 10 AM
Work to begin Dec. 19, 2016  
Work to be completed (no later than) Mar. 17, 2017  

Project Plans | PDF Download
| Posted March 2016

Boat Ramp Plan Set | October 04, 2016 Update
Construction Zone | Boat Storage | August 19, 2016
Site Plan
Condition Plan
Existing Sections
Proposed Plan and Sections
Proposed Details | 1
Proposed Details | 2

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