The City of Gloucester, through the harbormaster's office
, rents 28 transient / visitor moorings. They are located in the following three areas:
- The Inner Harbor, where the day-to-day hustle and bustle of a working waterfront can be enjoyed, is in close proximity to downtown shops and restaurants.
- The Southeast Harbor offers views of the mansions of Eastern Point, sunsets over the Western Harbor and the Boston skyline in the distance.
- The Western Harbor, off of Stage Head, is where the original settlers landed and dried fish. The harbor offers a beautiful view of downtown church steeples and the City Hall tower.
Visitor moorings can be reserved ahead of time by contacting the harbormaster
at (978) 282-3013. Rental fees are $30 per night.