Granite Pier Committee

The Granite Pier Committee manages all the affairs of the Pier in the interest of the Town; produces all policies and contracts, handles all mailings and receipts, supervises the seasonal employees,  provides oversight and authority for all Pier activities, and advises the Board of Selectmen and the Town with matters pertaining to Granite Pier. 

To reach a Granite Pier Committee Member, please email or leave a message at 978-546-5000, extension 40115.  Please leave a detailed message and a committee member will be sure to answer any questions you may have in a timely manner.

Frequently Asked Questions:

When Can I drop my trailer off?  All drop-offs are by Appointment Only or Instruction From Committee

What’s Needed for my Appointment?   The trailer’s registration will be verified; the name of owner must be on tongue of trailer, all wheels must be in good condition, trailer lift must be in working order and must have a wheel on the bottom and owner-provided wheel chocks

Who to Make Check Payable to?    Town of Rockport

Does my Trailer Need to Have a Wheel?   Yes or you may have an operable stand for larger boats

Is There a Waiting List in Rockport?   Yes, there is a waiting list posted to the left of this page.  We encourage you to get on the list as soon as possible by submitting an email request to

When do the Vessels and Trailers Need to be Moved from Storage?   Refer to contract signed for seasonal changes

Can I Transfer my Privileges to Someone Else?   No, contracts may not be assigned to others nor can you sublet your space to others


Board Members

Name Title
John Thompson Chair
Charles Nichols Member
Michael Tupper Member
Eric Rask Member
Greg Morrill Member
Patrick Herlihy Granite Pier Boat Coordinator
Scott Story Ex-Officio
Rosemary Lesch Ex-Officio