your paddlesports destination

Vinalhaven Boat Launch

Carver's Harbor/Penobscot Bay - Vinalhaven, Maine

Location Overview

  • Body of Water: Carver's Harbor/Penobscot Bay
  • Location: Vinalhaven, Maine
  • Coordinates: 44.04720000, -68.83391600
  • Get Driving Directions

Vinalhaven, a remote year-round coastal community, is home to Maine's largest lobster boat fleet and is situated 15 miles off the mainland coast.  It is accessible by ferry from the mainland and this welcoming village offers a great starting point to launch kayaks and head off to explore this large island and all the tiny surrounding islands.  

Are you familiar with this paddling location?

Help your fellow paddlers by posting any relevant information, photos, or videos in the comments area below. Include information about facilities, conditions, fees, parking, etc. Click on the photo icon to upload photos. For videos, simply include the link to the YouTube or Vimeo video and it will be included in your comment.