In the Bay State, when the weather heats up, so do your opportunities for fun — in and on the water.

Just take your pick…Rocket down Zoar Gap in a raft with Zoar Outdoor or see nature up close in a kayak from Essex River Basin Adventures; rent a canoe from South Bridge Boat House and paddle up the Concord River to the famous North Bridge; go for a thrilling ride with Cape Cod’s Gold Coast Parasailing; or go sailing on the Charles River in Boston. Massachusetts’ unique location means all the water sports you love are available all summer long!

  • Walden Pond

  • The Berkshires

  • Head of the Charles

  • Deerfield River, Charlemont

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  • Cape Cod Windsufing & Watersports

    North Falmouth

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  • Cape Sail

    Brewster

    Private, affordable sail charters on 35' Southern Cross in Harwichport. Sail lessons on big boat or small. Patient , experienced teacher. more

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  • Carol Kent Yacht Charters

    Marblehead

    Charter a private sail or motor yacht for your vacation in New England. We offer 25 years of experience as Yacht... more

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  • Charles River Charters

    Medfield

    We are a small charter boat company that specializes in fresh water fishing guide services within an hour of Boston.... more

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  • Charter The Berkshires!

    Great Barrington

    NOW TAKING RESERVATIONS FOR 2013 ICE FISHING! Specializing in guided trips for novice anglers, first timers, children, and trophy seekers alike,... more

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  • Coastal Fishing Charters Deep Sea Fishing

    Gloucester

    Coastal Fishing Charters offers the best deep sea fishing in Gloucester, Massachusetts including blue fin tuna fishing, striped bass fishing (... more

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  • Cochituate Canoe and Kayak

    Natick

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  • Come Sail Away Now

    Charlestown

    Come sail away with Captain Don aboard the Tupelo Honey in Boston Harbor! Book private charters for any special occasion... more

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  • Defiance Sail Charters

    Gloucester

    Sails aboard 49-foot "Windfall." more

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  • Eastern Mountain Sports

    Boston

    October 19, Fall Foliage Kayak Tour of the Charles River. Leaves at 9:00 am at Eastern Mountain Sports, 300 Needham St., Newton, MA.... more

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  • Essex River Basin Adventures

    Essex

    Kayak guided tours of the Essex River Basin, kayak and equipment sales. Instruction and kids adventure programs. more

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  • Essex Rowing Club

    Methuen

    A community boathouse located on the Merrimack River. We offer rowing programs for ages 12-adult. There is no experience required... more

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  • Fin & Feather Sports

    Upton

    Kayak Rentals, Canoe Rentals, Row boat & Pedal boat Rentals Daily & weekend rates. On-site Rentals available. Trip planning, Clinic, lessons and... more

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  • Force 5 Watersports

    Nantucket

    Kayak sales. more

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  • Goose Hummock Outdoor Adventure Center

    Orleans

    Kayak tours and lessons, kayak rentals, fly fishing lessons and trips, off shore fishing charters and nature walks. We also... more

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  • Great Marsh Kayak Tours

    Yarmouth

    Guided tours of the great marshlands of Barnstable and Yarmouth. more

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  • The Hook-Up! Sport Fishing Charter

    Olreans

    We run two boats that fish for Bass, Blues, Shark, and specialize in Bluefin tuna. Check out our website for... more

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  • Jack's Boat Rental

    Wellfleet

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  • Kayak Learning Center

    Beverly

    Kayak Rentals 7 Day per week. Adult Lessons. Weekly Youth Kayak Kamp. A Hawaiian Outrigger Canoe day trip to Misery Island... more

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  • Kayak Learning Center

    Marblehead

    Rentals and Adult Lessons. Also, a weekly Youth Kayak Summer Camp. Corporate/ Company Group Trips can also be arranged. more

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