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2023 Fisher Travel Guide: On the Water


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Check out the following programs to enjoy Nantucket’s beautiful ocean landscape with fishing, water lessons, gear rentals and more!

Sailing & Sport Fishing

Just Do It Too Sport Fishing

508.228.7448 |

With 20+ years experience, Captain Marc Genther will put you on the Bass, Blues, and Bonito. Find them at Slip 1013 on Straight Wharf.

Endeavor Sailing Excursions

508.228.5585 | 

The longest operating sailing charter on Nantucket, enjoy private charters or per-person fare sailing trips. Help the crew or sit back, relax, and enjoy refreshments.  

Nantucket Boat Basin

844.213.6500 |

A full-service marina with 240 slips in the historic Nantucket Harbor. Guests enjoy luxury amenities, pet-friendly docks and concierge service. 

Lessons & Experiences

Bill Fisher Outfitters

203.962.8867 |

A high-end charter and guide outfit based out of Madaket that specializes in fly and spin fishing.

Next Level Watersports

508.680.3343 | 

Premium kiteboard and watersport lessons with some of the best in the business. Learn to kiteboard, wakeboard, hydrofoil or go on unforgettable tubing excursions. 

ACK Surf School

508.246.7872 |

Owned by Gaven Norton, a local surfer who was born and raised on the beaches of Nantucket, ACK Surf provides lessons on Nobadeer Beach. 

Nantucket Island Surf School

508.560.1020 | 

Great surf school (since 1999) at Cisco Beach, run by Gary Kohner. They offer board rentals, private lessons, group lessons and week-long mini camps for kids.

Steve Tuna’s Fishing Adventures

508.325.5587 | 

Steve “Tuna” Tornovish is a Nantucket native and active tournament fisherman. He teaches his guests how to fish safely in various locations around the island and shares some local history throughout the trip.

Nantucket Community Sailing

508.228.6600 | 

An educational non-profit, NCS offers a wide range of private and group sailing programs, as well as boat rentals at their Polpis Harbor and Jetties Sailing Center locations. 

Rentals & Gear

Bill Fisher Tackle

508.228.2261 |

Premier source on island for fishing tackle. Also check out their website for weekly fishing reports. 

Tidal Creeks Ship Store

508.228.6244 |

Located on the harbor next to the town pier, this is the perfect spot to grab your clamming, scalloping or boating gear for a day full of fun on the island. Inquire for boat and kayak rentals. 

Island Boat Rental

508.325.1001 |

Rent a boat and explore the Harbor, fish the Nantucket Sound or find your own slice of beach on Coatue. Center console boats range from 15-20 feet and can accommodate boaters of any experience level. No license necessary.

Sea Nantucket Paddle Sports

508.228.7499 | 

Moments from Main Street, Sea Nantucket offers one and two person kayaks, as well as SUP boards. They will also deliver their equipment to your home.

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