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Swampscott Yacht Club
425 Humphrey St, Swampscott, MA 01907
The club started in 1933 to support yachting and sailboat racing in Nahant Bay and to this day it continues to promoteMore sailing, in particular by teaching young people the skills to power a vessel by harnessing the wind. The club has about 230 members and roughly half of them sail. Club headquarters are on the second floor of the historic Fish House at Fisherman's Beach.
Fisherman's Beach
Humphrey St & Greenwood Ave, Swampscott, MA 01907
Fisherman's Beach is home to the historic Fish House, built in the 1890s to replace fish shanties, and now listed on theMore National Register of Historic Landmarks. Local lobstermen still use the Fish House and the Swampscott Yacht Club meets on its second floor. Fisherman's Beach includes a pier, and a sandy beach where visitors spread blankets and enjoy the day during the summer. The beach looks upon Nahant Bay, where moored and anchored boats roll upon incoming and outgoing tides. Above the beach is a grassy area where memorials and monuments invite inspection and contemplation. The town offers sailing programs at the beach. Swimmers brave the Atlantic's chilly temperatures here.
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