Tag Archives: Commuter Boat

Another November Storm

Boston Harbor was hit with a strong Nor’easter this morning, which packed some brutal winds and rain. The 44013 buoy was recording 18+ foot waves and gusts up to 50 mph. Here were some photos from the commuter boat ride … Continue reading

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Passing under the Long Island Bridge

Here is a cool video I took while on the Hingham commuter boat recently during the pass under the Long Island Bridge: With the recent commuter boat fare increases now in place, I can’t really say that the ride is … Continue reading

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Rowes Wharf: Not a bad commute to work

The view of Rowes Wharf and Downtown Boston while pulling into the inner Boston Harbor by boat: Every summer, I try to commute into work on my boat at least once. This morning, given the nice weather, I brought her … Continue reading

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Salem Ferry

The Salem Ferry: The vessel itself-┬áNathaniel Bowditch- is a fast and enjoyable ride. Nathaniel Bowditch, for whom the boat is named, was a Salem native and is known as the founder of modern maritime navigation. I have always had admiration … Continue reading

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MBTA Commuter Boats

Finally the MBTA came out with its long-awaited and dreaded decision about fare increases and service cuts. Fortunately, it didn’t cut any of the commuter boat services which are essential for the South Shore. Boats run in from Hingham, Hull … Continue reading

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