Coastal marinas, yacht clubs, and boatyards provide critical services to the boating public—maintaining, mooring, fueling, storing, and launching vessels of all kinds. Clean water is a key attribute of successful boating-based businesses, drawing boaters to the coast and keeping them coming back year after year.

To help marinas maintain and improve coastal water quality and comply with environmental regulations, the Massachusetts Office of Coastal Zone Management (CZM) provides direct technical assistance and has developed the following resources:


Contact Robin Lacey, CZM's Marina Technical Assistance Specialist, if you have any additional questions about environmental management in marinas.

Robin Lacey
(617) 626-1220