Harbormaster

Contacts

Lorren Gibbons
Harbormaster
Marine VHF Ch. 9, 10, and 16
Contact by EMail

Contact Information

Government Island
92 Border Street
Cohasset, MA 02025

Phone: (781) 383-0863
Fax: (781) 383-4141

Description of the Harbor Department:

 

 

The function of the Harbormaster's Office is to ensure the safety of the beaching and boating public, and to be available at all times to assist the boating community in any need they may have.  The Harbormaster also assists neighboring harbormasters and federal and local law enforcement agencies with search and rescue cases.

 


   Responsibilities and Services:

 

The Harbormaster is responsible for, but not limited to, the following: 

  • Enforce state and federal boating laws and regulations
  • Enforces the Cohasset Harbor rules, regulations, and bylaws
  • Ensure safe and orderly use of the Harbor, Little Harbor, and the Gulf River
  • Maintaining and repairing Cohasset's docks, gangways, and walkways
  • Maintaining Harbormaster boats and Harbor Department Buildings
  • Provide pumpout services for boat waste systems
  • Responds to boaters in need of assistance or in distress
  • Supervise the operations of Cohasset Harbor including mooring management and permitting