Video: Mooring Maintenance Time!


It’s fall, and boatyards, marinas and mooring-service companies throughout New England are busily checking mooring systems and, in many cases, swapping out summer buoys for winter sticks.

Video: Mooring Maintenance Time!
A boat from the Mattapoisett Boat Yard tends to the moorings. Photo/New England Boating, Tom Richardson.

One of the busiest crews in Massachusetts is the Mattapoisett Boatyard, which maintains over 500 moorings in and around Mattapoisett Harbor.

Check out this short video, shot in fall 2012, to see what’s involved in routine mooring inspection.