Yachts For Sale In Hingham
The Town of Hingham, established in 1635 as a colonial fishing village, is a quaint, affluent suburb of Boston that is only 14 miles southeast of downtown Boston. Hingham is located on the south coast of Massachusetts in northern Plymouth County and on the southwest corner of Boston Harbor. Named after Hingham in Norfolk, England, it was first settled by English colonists in 1633 and incorporated in 1635. 20 years later, the land was purchased and deeded to the English colonists by the Wompatuck Native American people. Two Hingham landowners, Capt. Josiah Hobart and Ensign John Thaxler, represented Hingham’s residents in the transaction. President Lincoln’s ancestor, Samuel Lincoln, who came to Massachusetts in 1637, was also from Hingham village, England and settled in Hingham, MA. Though seven generations of Samuel Lincoln lived in Hingham, President Abraham Lincoln was not among them, but a replica of the Lincoln Memorial commemorating him is installed at Lincoln and North Streets. There is so much history here it is a great stop if you happen to be cruising the coastline by boat.
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YACHTS LOCATED NEAR Hingham Massachusetts
78' Alden Palmer Johnson 78 1984
Somerset, Massachusetts, United States
62' Neptunus 62 FLY 2004
Weston, Massachusetts, United States
Wheelin & Dealin
61' Viking 2001
Falmouth, Massachusetts, United States
60' Maritimo 60 Sports Cabriolet 2011
Newburyport, Massachusetts, United States
60' Frans Maas 1972
Falmouth, Massachusetts, United States
56' Cherubini 48 Staysail Schooner 1986
South Dartmouth, Massachusetts, United States
51' Hinckley 51 1998
Somerset, Massachusetts, United States
50' Cruisers 50 Cantius 2021
Beverly, Massachusetts, United States
50' Beneteau 50 2004
Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Hingham is bordered on the east by Cohasset and Scituate; on the south by Norwell and Rockland; on the west by Weymouth and on the north by Hingham Bay and Hull. Hingham is separated from Hull by the Weir River and tributary leading to Straits Pond. The portion of Boston Harbor Islands National Recreation Area located in Hingham includes Bumpkin Island, Button Island, Ragged Island, Sarah Island, and World’s End Reservation which juts out in the Bay. The Back River Estuary separates Hingham from Weymouth, and is a great place for anchoring, kayaking, swimming, and fishing. And is spawning area for herring. The town features several forests and parks; largest is Wompatuck State Park that extends into neighboring towns (Cohasset, Scituate, and Norwell). A commuter boat ferry service provides public transportation from the Hingham Shipyard to Rowes Wharf in downtown Boston. Ferries also run to several islands in Boston Harbor during the summer months. There is also commuter rail service to Boston, with two stops in Hingham, running under the historic Hingham Square.
The historic Hingham Square in downtown Hingham reaches from beautiful Main Street to Hingham Harbor, and features a diverse assortment of restaurants, shops, museums, gourmet food markets, galleries and more. Downtown Hingham hosts many events throughout the year. The annual Luminaria Festival in December lights up the Square with visitors’ personalized Holiday messages! Artisans in the Square is a working artisan’s cooperative in Hingham Square. The Hingham Historical Society with a great Gift Shop for all things Hingham is located at 34 Main Street, downtown.
Old Ship Church on Main Street was founded by minister Rev. Peter Hobart who was one the original settlers. This Puritan church was built in 1681 and is the only surviving 17th century Puritan meetinghouse in America. It was designated as a National Historic Landmark in 1960. A comprehensive award-winning 5-year refurbishing project was completed in 2014. The Parrish House is in process of being sold to a developer for conversion to condos.
Bare Cove Park consists of 484 acres located along the banks of the Weymouth Back River that have been set aside as a wildlife sanctuary and for public recreation. The Park features river shoreline, wetland, open fields, dense woods, diverse animals (coyote, fox, and deer are some) and foliage. Prior to 1906 the land was privately owned. Acquired by the US Navy, it was used as an ammunition depot until 1971. In 1972, the government divvied up the land for other purposes, including Bare Cove Park. There are paved roadways and trails, including a 5.2-mile loop trail, for hiking, biking, and jogging, etc.
Webb Memorial State Park in neighboring Weymouth, extends half a mile into Hingham Bay. It’s a great place for picnics (tables and grills for a fee), hiking, and watching the sunset with a view of Boston across the harbor. There are restroom facilities near the 1-mile circular loop for parking; well maintained, clean beach, and walking path. Park activities also include fishing, canoeing and kayaking, and cross-country skiing in winter. Pavilions can be rented for special events (May-Oct.)
World’s End Reservation/Worlds End Island features tree-lined carriage paths that were designed by renowned landscape architect, Frederick Law Olmstead. The 3.8-mile loop trail is enhanced with beautiful wildflowers and sweeping views of the Boston skyline. Reservations are necessary to visit, along with a parking fee. There is also a mooring field maintained by the Hingham Harbormaster.
Paragon Carousel is the last remaining attraction of the Paragon Amusement Park in neighboring Hull, MA. Built in 1928 by the Philadelphia Toboggan Co., it is one of Massachusetts’ only surviving four-wide carousels and one of the few 100 “Grand” Carousels remaining in America. It’s been located along the shore of Nantasket Beach for 90+ years and features 66 horses and two rare Roman chariots, with a Wurlitzer Band Organ providing the iconic carousel music.
Hingham’s Bathing Beach is family-friendly, free public beach. Best at high tide, as low tide reveals mud flats. During summer and fall months (May-Nov), the adjacent parking lot is shared with the Hingham Farmers’ Market on Saturdays 9AM-1PM. Hingham Recreation rents kayaks and SUPs.
Hingham Harbor Marina is the easternmost protected port on the south shore of Boston Harbor. It is a deep-water facility at the head of Hingham’s Inner Harbor that offers dockage for seasonal and transient recreational boaters and features 44 slips with water and 30amp electrical hook-ups. The marina offers an array of products and services for both sailors and power boaters. Hingham Harbor Marina is the first commercial marina boaters encounter on entering the Inner Harbor. Less than 5 miles from the head of Boston Harbor, it is a convenient stop over point on the way to Cape Cod Bay. The marina is close to historic Hingham downtown with its excellent shopping and dining. Nearby places to explore are the Back River Estuary (swimming, kayaking, fishing), World’s End Reservation Area & Mooring Field, and Boston Harbor Islands (Georges Island with historical points of interest is nearby, just outside of Hull Gut).
The Hingham Harbormaster maintains transient boater moorings that are available for rent in the Inner Harbor and in World's End Mooring Area. Rental period is from 11am the day of arrival through 10am the next day (23 hours max.). All available transient moorings can be reserved ahead with a paid transient application submitted via the Town of Hingham's Online Mooring website.
Tern Harbor Marina is located on a protected corner near the mouth of the Weymouth Back River estuary on the Hingham/Weymouth town line. The marina consists of 150 deep-water slips and 14 moorings, able to accommodate sail and power boats. The marina offers transient and seasonal rates. Power is available at all slips (30 & 50amps, 15 & 20amps). Amenities include freshwater, floating docks; fixed docks for vessels 18-65 ft; face dock for yachts up to 110 ft, ice, showers, pump-out service, free WiFi; fuel dock (gas & diesel), dock hands, security cameras; full-service yard on site; 35-ton travel lift, nearby restaurants, and 5-minute walk to Webb Park. The marina is only 5NM to open water. Call to reserve.
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