In this episode, New England Boating visits the historic town of Scituate, on the South Shore of Massachusetts. With the Mill Wharf Marina serving as their home base, co-hosts Parker Kelley and Tom Richardson head off on adventures in and around the well-protected harbor. These include a striper-fishing trip with Polar Bear Charters, a dock-and-dine feast at TK O’Malley’s, a visit to the Old Scituate Lighthouse, a sailboat outing with Scituate Sailing and a beach excursion to the “Spit”, at the mouth of the North River.
Also on tap is a tour of the harbor with harbormaster Mike Bearce, who provides some navigational information for boaters, as well as a look at the town’s excellent launch facility and municipal marina. Parker gives viewers a looks at the harbor’s shoreside attractions, including its many shops, restaurants and the Inn at Scituate Harbor. Along the way she prepares a fish dish at Riva and enjoys some fresh oysters with Tom and friends at Restaurant Oro. Tom also stops by Kukstis Woodworking to try his hand at wood-carving, and gets a lesson in “Irish mossing” with former seaweed harvester Hawk Hickman.