Tisbury Massachusetts
51 Spring Street, P.O. Box 1239, Vineyard Haven, MA 02568
ph: (508) 696-4200
Frequently Asked Questions
Q. Do you take mooring reservations?
A. Moorings are offered on a first come first served basis. There is almost always a mooring available in Vineyard Haven Harbor either inside or outside the breakwater. Call the Harbormaster on VHF channel 9 to determine availability. Cruising groups of ten or more vessels may make advance reservations at the Harbormasters discretion.
Q. May I make a reservation for dock space?
A. The Harbormaster’s department does not take reservations we operate a town dock for hourly dockage excepting overnight dockage when the private marinas are full. See the listing of private marinas.
Q. Are permanent or seasonal moorings available?
A. There are significant waiting lists for both. Please refer to mooring regulations on this site.
Q. Are anchorages available?
A.Yes, anchorage is permitted outside the breakwater clear of mooring fields, channels and the causeway to Lagoon Pond Bridge. Anchored vessels must be attended every 24 hours. Anchoring is also permitted in Lagoon Pond and Lake Tashmoo. Sleeping aboard is limited to 3 consecutive days.

Q. What is the entrance depth to Lake Tashmoo and Lagoon Pond?
A. Lake Tashmoo is 5 ½ feet at low water and Lagoon Pond is 9 feet at low water. The bridge over Lagoon Pond is about 13 feet vertical clearance.