Harbormaster Robert Ganem - Somerset MA

Robert Ganem – Somerset, MA

Robert “Buster” Ganem has been working tirelessly for the boating community in Somerset, MA since 1991. Ensuring safety and fun on the local waters. He is also an Hero, in 2017 at an OPA Race here on the River, one of the racers flipped over and was stuck under the […]

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Links for Harbormaster Info in Your State

Some states have specific Associations for Harbormasters while others have information harbormasters in their Port Authority or general Marine Trade sites: Alabama Port Authority – http://www.asdd.com Alaska Association of Harbormasters & Port Administrators – http://www.alaskaharbors.org California Association of Harbor Masters and Port Captains – https://www.harbormaster.org Connecticut Harbor Management Association – https://www.ctharbormanagement.org Marine Industries Association […]

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Heroic Harbormasters in the News

A few Harbormaster heroes sprang into action in separate wildlife rescues: https://vineyardgazette.com/news/2019/07/15/harbor-master-tribe-free-entangled-sea-turtle https://www.boston25news.com/news/gloucester-harbormaster-whale-watch-captain-team-up-to-rescue-entangled-humpback-1/622844805 Harbormasters work with local fire, police and Coast Guard units to rescue boaters in trouble and are often the first ones on the scene: https://www.wcvb.com/article/man-rescued-after-boat-capsizes-in-nantucket-sound-near-collier-ledge-osterville/27593600 http://www.ktvu.com/news/ktvu-local-news/harbormaster-s-quick-thinking-aids-san-rafael-water-rescue Sometimes even the Harbormaster needs help on the water: https://newenglandboating.com/scituate-harbormaster-rescued-after-dock-accident/

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