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If you are new to our Harbor, please see our essential boater information below. You might also be interested in information regarding the Arthur F. Dias Town LandingPadanaram Bridge or Maritime Center. Also, our Fish and Game page has information for Anglers.

As a reminder, our office monitors VHF Channel 09.

Important Coordinates

LocationLatitudeLongitude
Breakwater Light (Harbor Entrance)41.574117-70.939278
Buoy 10
Buoy 12
Landing Dock41.584946-70.952931
Note: Coordinates are provided for reference only. Not to be used solely for navigation purposes.

No Wake Zone

The entire harbor is a “no wake zone”. Please keep your speed to a minimum (5mph maximum) and ensure that your vessel does not produce a wake. Please note: mariners are responsible for any damage/injury caused due to their vessel wake!

No Discharge / Pump-out Information

Buzzards Bay is a “No Discharge” Zone. As such, you are forbidden from discharging your holding tank within our waters. We provide free pump-out service.

As a boater in Dartmouth, you are required to obey all local, state and federal Rules and Regulations.

Padanaram Harbor is a “No Wake” zone. While in the harbor, please keep your speed below 5 MPH and keep your wake to a minimum. There is an area North of the Bridge (West side of harbor) designated for Water skiing and other activities.

Transient Boaters

There are Transient moorings available South of the Padanaram Bridge from The New Bedford Yacht ClubConcordia Inc. and Davis and Tripp.

Below you will find links and contact information for local businesses that would be of use to boaters.

Mooring Inspectors\Recognized Service Providers

NamePhoneWebsite
Concordia508-999-1381http://www.concordiaboats.com
Davis & Tripp508-993-9232http://www.davistripp.com
Pioneer Mooring Service508-984-1969http://www.pioneermooring.com
Triad Boatworks508-758-4224http://www.triadboatworks.com

Licensed Mooring Rental Providers

NamePhoneWebsite
Concordia508-999-1381http://www.concordiaboats.com
Davis & Tripp508-993-9232http://www.davistripp.com

Transient Accomodations

NamePhoneWebsite
Davis & Tripp508-993-9232http://www.davistripp.com
New Bedford Yacht Club508-997-0762http://www.nbyc.com
South Wharf, LLC508-990-1011http://www.southwharf.com

Marine Service

NamePhoneWebsite
Concordia508-999-1381http://www.concordiaboats.com
Davis & Tripp508-993-9232http://www.davistripp.com
Doyle Buzzards Bay Sailmakers508-992-6322http://www.doylesails.com
Marshall Marine Corp508-994-0414http://www.marshallcat.com
Pioneer Mooring Service508-984-1969http://www.pioneermooring.com
Rigging Solutions508-496-5670www.riggingsolutionsllc.com
South Wharf, LLC508-990-1011http://www.southwharf.com

Food/Dining

NamePhoneWebsite
The Black Bass508-999-6975http://www.blackbassma.com
The Bucket508-992-3603https://www.town.dartmouth.ma.us/parks-and-recreation/pages/gulf-hill-dairy-ice-cream-bucket
Chumley’s774-425-4378http://www.chumleysdartmouth.com
Dockside Ice Cream508-996-8799https://atthedockside.com/
Little Moss508-994-1162http://www.littlemoss.com
New Bedford Yacht Club508-997-0762http://www.nbyc.com
The Sail Loft774-328-9871http://www.thesailloftdartmouth.com
Farm and Coast Market(774) 992-7093https://farmandcoastmarket.com/

Shopping

NamePhoneWebsite
Bejeweled508-996-3345http://www.shopbejeweledonline.com
Details and Designs508-990-7337
Flora508-996-2332http://www.flora-style.com
Folia508-992-2950http://www.folia.biz
Karyne and Company Day Spa508-999-9996http://www.karyneandcompany.com
Norton Gallery508-997-9674http://www.norton-gallery.com
Refried Tees508-992-8055http://www.refriedtees.com
Strawberry Moonhttps://www.shopstrawberrymoon.com/
The Needleworker508-999-2477
Village Hair Designers774-202-1360
Padanaram Farmers MarketJune – SeptemberIn St. Mary’s Church Parking Lot