About Us

Bring the whole family for an outing or season of kayaking and standup paddling fun and fitness at Boston’s North Shore hidden gem Little Harbor Boathouse! Just 15 miles north of Boston, spend the day at our pristine beach, paddle around Little Harbor Islands and Marblehead Harbor and stroll our historic seaside village shops & cafes. Choose from pedal, paddle and sail Hobie Kayaks (singles & tandems) and Standup Paddle Boards. From Memorial Day weekend to Labor Day weekend, Little Harbor Boathouse offers hourly and group and party rentals for up to 60 paddlers. Summer Adventure Program (ages 8-14) runs weekly, Guided Tours and Kayak Fishing Guides by appointment. Helping families and friends have unforgettable on-water experiences is what we’re all about. Thank you for your patronage


Hobie Kayak & SUP Sales:

HOURS: Tues - Fri: 11 - 4.  Memorial Day Wkend May 27-29 HOURS: SAT 10-5; SUN - MON: 11 - 4.

Days/week mid-June through Labor Day. 

HOURLY:  begin Memorial Day Weekend, May 27-29 THEN  SAT/SUN only through mid-June.  Last launch 1 hour before closing. 
GROUPS of 8 or more:  by reservation mid-May through mid-September for groups of up to 50
Summer Season: 7 days/week Operation Sat. Jun. 24 through Labor Day!  Rent before you buy exclusively at Little Harbor Boathouse (applied to same week purchase)!

5th Annual Kayak & SUP Consignment Benefit Sale Saturday, June 3, 2017

Sell Yours Drop-off 10-11 am, Consignment Sale Noon-3 pm (no early birds please)

For paddlers with gear to off-load, make room for newer models, or to switch from kayaking to SUP! If your boat/board sells you pay a 20% commission or take the full price as a store credit toward a new boat or board at Little Harbor Boathouse (LHB donates 5% of commissions to the Marblehead Park & Recreations Scholarship Fund).

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Little Harbor Boathouse is Greater Boston’s kayak and stand up paddle outfitter located on pristine waters protected by Crowninshield and Gerry’s Island, 15 miles north of Boston and Cambridge, Massachusetts. We sell and rent a broad selection of Hobie pedal-paddle-sail-fish Kayaks and Standup Paddle Boards. Outdoor recreation and on-water lifestyle specialists, we are dedicated to sharing our enthusiasm for kayaking, standup paddling, kayak sailing and kayak fishing with you! Come find us and return often to our hidden gem location for the some of the best paddle and pedal kayaking, standup paddling, fishing and kayak sailing in New England. We’re open 7 days/week in-season and by appointment year-round.

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