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PostPosted: Wed Jul 11, 2012 7:13 am 
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Looking for some boat ramps- free preferably, in MA on the ocean. Thanks


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PostPosted: Fri Jul 20, 2012 5:16 pm 
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trying to get out there this weekend if anyone knows of some good places!


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PostPosted: Thu Aug 23, 2012 5:00 am 
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Decent free ramp/gravely stone beach flat on Morrissey blvd near umass boston that pwc's put in, i checked it out this morning seems okay for my ford fusion i tow with. Its a short sail away from the harbor islands and its pretty nice.


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PostPosted: Sun Sep 23, 2012 10:04 am 
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Snipatuit pond in rochester has hidden rocks. I mulched up my dagger board last weekend hooked up on a close reach. Thought i was going to pitch pole. And the ramp is a pain to trip the mast single handed lots of trees. But being surrounded by flat cranberry bogs the wind is very consistant, directional and strong. It would be nice to take the kayak to and mark rocks and a pole saw to tree trim the ramp.


Peters pond in sandwich ma, good ramp for mast tripping, bad pond to sail, funky winds, never consistantly from one direction. Too narrow. Barely get the sails set before its time to tack.

Next update is mashpee-wakeby in the mashpee/sandwich area and then Massapog in sharon Ma.


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PostPosted: Mon Oct 14, 2013 1:41 am 
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Location: Plum Island, MA
It's only a year or so late but I've been putting in at the boat ramp in Newburyport by Joppa Flats. It's free and gains nice access to the Merrimack and beyond. I haven't quite had the guts to try the mouth as it is a bit of a tack to get back in and it can have rogue waves. At any rate, there is also the potential of beach launches off of Plum Island. I did it once a couple of years ago when I first got the 16.


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