“Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.” – Mark Twain

Slip 8



Past Grape Island, past the commuter boats, and past the fancy part of Hingham Shipyard Marina, just before Stodders Neck and the Back River you will find Slip 8 on L Dock.  This spot has been our home for the past two summers and our summer retreat for at least eight summers before that.  A very far walk down the dock from the parking lock, the next to last double slip at the end of a neglected wooden dock formally known as Landfall Marina – now lovingly known as L Dock and is part of Hingham Shipyard Marina (which used to be Hewitt’s Cove). There are certainly fancier docks, the new concrete type, in other areas of the marina.  But those are far more expensive and come with more rules.

With 120 slips on this dock, many of the boaters have been here for mores years then we have, we’ve gotten to know our dock-mates very well and they have become our extended family.  They are great people who are always up for a good time. They will be missed!  Cheers to L Dock!


Another great aspect of our slip is the sunsets.  I will miss these beauties but hope to replace them with some new views.

slip 8

Slip 8 you have been great to us.  I hope the new occupants have as great a time there as we have.

3 thoughts on “Slip 8

  1. Best of luck in your travels.

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