Community Featured Real Estate

Tavistock Presents Commercial Wharf Plans at First Public Meeting

Tavistock Development Company, commercial property owners along Commercial Wharf in Boston’s North End, addressed a large gathering of residents Tuesday evening at Joe’s American Bar & Grill. Still very much in the infantile stage of planning, residents who attended had several concerns with the company’s redevelopment proposal along the pier. Tavistock’s current plans include Joe’s Read More…

Featured Government Real Estate Transportation

Court Hears Arguments for Parking Rights at Commercial Wharf

Judge Linda Giles described the case as “important, complex” and even “fascinating” in a July 23rd hearing at Superior Court. Who knew a parking dispute could be so intriguing? But then, this involves Commercial Wharf, one of the most litigated properties in downtown Boston through a series of cases ongoing for more than 30 years. Read More…

Featured Transportation

Super Yacht Watch: Sailing Yacht “Seatius” Docks at Yacht Haven

Sailing yacht Seatius has been spotted at Boston Yacht Haven on Commercial Wharf in the North End. Built in 2018 by Southern Wind at their shipyard in Cape Town, South Africa, Seatius is 95.9 feet in length and 22.8 feet across at its widest point. The interior, designed by Nauta Design, can accommodate eight guests Read More…

Photos & Videos

Neighborhood Photo: Yacht Haven Sunset

Prior to the snow was a beautiful sunset seen here from Boston Yacht Haven on Commercial Wharf in the North End. Many of the yachts have gone south for the winter, leaving a clear view to the last light of the day reflecting off the Tobin Bridge. Photo submitted by Bob Somerville. “Neighborhood Photo” is a regular Read More…

People Transportation

“From Grace” Endures Harrowing Journey

From Grace is a 45-foot sloop that arrived Memorial Day at Boston Yacht Haven with shredded sails wrapped around its mast, stays, spreaders, and rigging, and a cockpit console had been racked loose by men trying to hold on for their lives. As the yachting season gets underway with multi-million dollar, spit-shined vessels starting to dock Read More…

Community Transportation

Excellence V Yacht Docks on North End Waterfront

Leading up to the Memorial Day weekend, Excellence V was docked at Boston Yacht Haven, Commercial Wharf, on Boston’s North End waterfront. According to her website, she can be chartered for $725,000 a week. If you have to ask what that includes, you can’t afford it. She sleeps 12, has a crew of 14, and is 197 feet in length. Read More…

People Transportation

Mark Cuban’s (?) Mega-Yacht “Fountainhead” Drops Anchor in Boston

The 288-foot mega-yacht, Fountainhead, arrived in town on Friday, July 8th, docking at Boston Yacht Haven on the North End waterfront.  Yes, it does have a basketball hoop with a glass backboard mounted over the large rear deck. It’s owner is Mark Cuban, according to several media sources (Ed: but maybe not … see below). The photo above Read More…

Community Real Estate

State Agency Determines that Commercial to Residential Changes at Commercial Wharf Need Chapter 91 License

Boston Yacht Haven received a positive ruling from a State agency in its ongoing Chapter 91 disputes with the Commercial Wharf East Condo Association. The Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) has made a “positive” determination that “changes in use from commercial to residential in thirty-six (36) units subsequent to January 1, 1984″… “require a Departmental Read More…