Boston Pilots

Welcome to the Boston Pilots

The Boston Pilots was founded in 1783 and is comprised of highly skilled and trained harbor pilots, all of which are USCG Licensed Masters, Unlimited Tonnage Oceans. The Boston Pilots provide Class 1 Pilotage for the Port of Boston and the attributed waters of Massachusetts District 1. The Boston Pilots, as a group, are active on numerous boards and committees in the Port of Boston.


Web Site Description

National Data Buoy Center

Boston "B" Buoy report

Tide and Current Predictor  Boston Tides
Norton Lilly Boston Ship Agents Norton Lilly International Ship Agency
Cruise Ship Schedule 2017 Massport
Tide History Boston  Boston Tides
American Pilots Association APA
Masters Mates and Pilots MMP
American Maritime Officers AMO
Massachusetts Pilotage Laws  Mass General Law Ch. 103


Massachusetts Maritime Academy

Roseway Schooner World Ocean School
Moran Shipping Moran Shipping Boston 
Old Pictures of Ships in Boston Harbor Digital Commonwealth
Friends of Boston Harbor Islands Friends of Boston Harbor Islands
Boston Harbor NOW Boston Harbor NOW
Logan Airport Forecasted Weather Graph National Weather Service Logan Airport

Kings Point

United States Merchant Marine Academy
State Police Marine Unit Massachusetts State Police Marine Unit


International Maritime Organization

Port of Boston Line Handlers Boston Line & Service
Bradley J WBZ 1030 Boston
Maritime Museum  The Boston Marine Society

Boston Towing and Transportation

Reinauer Transportation

Contact Us

Boston Pilots
256 Marginal Street, Building 11
East Boston, MA 02128-2800

24 hour dispatch - 617-569-4500
Pilot Boat Mobile - 617-962-4970
FAX - 617-569-4503

VHF- Channel 20 International
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