White Cap Charters, LLC

Fishing Charters and Whale Watch Tours in Cape Cod Bay hailing out of Scituate, Massachusetts

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What to Bring

What NOT to bring

Not allowed on board: Illegal substances (non prescription drugs & illicit drugs) or weapons of any kind are to be brought aboard the boat. Violators will be returned to the dock immediately and the trip cancelled without refund.

Medical Information

Any known or potentially unknown medical conditions should be reported to the captain before disembarking so as to not spoil the trip for the others; such as pregnancy, bad backs/necks and or susceptibility to sea sickness.

Sea Sickness Information

If you get woozy while boating, we recommend taking Dramamine at least 2 hours before departing the dock if you want it to work. It will not work if you wait and take it while underway. Wrist bands and behind the ear devices also work--check with your pharmacist should for your particular preventative situation.

For more information about sea sickness, check out these sites:



Directions to the White Cap

Location of Boat: Scituate Harbor, MA, Public Boat Ramp, Jericho Road, Scituate MA 02066

Boat Telephone: 617.966.1986

Closest Airport: Boston, Logan International

Private Airports: Marshfield, MA or Norwood, MA

Closest Train Stop: Greenbush. (Free pickups / dropoff available)

From Plymouth and Cape Cod:

From Boston and Route 3

Suggested Tip for Mate:

10-15% of the cost of the charter for attention to detail and outstanding service

Weather Policy

Visit our FAQ page to view our Weather Policy.

For useful forecast and weather information visit our weather page.

Helpful Links


The Allen House Bed & Breakfast (Scituate, MA)

www.bedbreakfasthome.com/allenhousebnb (opens new window) The Allen House is located approximately 25 miles southeast of Boston in the charming fishing village of Scituate. Built in 1905 by William Paley Allen, a town merchant, this shingle style colonial sits high on a hill overlooking the harbor and ocean. It was lovingly restored in 2000 by current owner/ innkeeper Meredith Emmons. Specializing in personalized service, the house has 6 guest rooms with private baths, central air-conditioning and is within an easy and safe walking distance of the many shops and restaurants in the harbor area. A gourmet breakfast, frequently served on the front porch overlooking the harbor, completes the restful stay.

Dove Creek Lodge (Key West, FL)

www.dovecreeklodge.com (opens new window) Enjoy our favorite fishing spot in the Keys for new 5 Star, clean and hospitable accommodations. Wonderful onsite restaurant called Snappers and plenty of off island adventure from glass bottom Kayaks to back country & off shore fishing shopping and touring.  We recommend Dove Creek Lodge for a great weekend getaway. Mention White Cap sent you for 15% off your stay and a free T-Shirt!

Weather Information

White Cap Charter's Weather Links

www.WhiteCapCharters.com/helpful-links/weather-links A comprehensive list of forecast and weather links for the greater Boston, Massachusetts and New England Coastal areas as well as a reference to the United States Cosast Guard's Coastal Warning Flags.

NOAA's Coastal Waters Forecast

www.erh.noaa.gov/box/fcsts/BOSCWFBOX.html (opens new window) NOAA's National Weather Service Taunton MA. Coastal waters from the Merrimack River MA to Watch Hill RI out to 25 Nautical miles.

Fishing Information

Sport Fishing Massachusetts

www.state.ma.us/dfwele/dmf/recreationalfishing/rec_index.htm (opens new window) Massachusetts Division of Marine Fisheries website with Massachusetts Saltwater Game Fish Records.


www.stripersurf.com (opens new window) Online articles from the premier Surf Casting writers.


Cross Rip Outfitters (Nantucket, MA)

www.crossrip.com (Opens New Window) Fish the pristine waters (Rips, Shoals, Open Water, Flats, and Beaches) around Nantucket, Tuckernuck, and Muskeget Islands for Striped Bass, Bluefish, Bonito, and False Albacore. from $400. Tell them White Cap Charters sent you for a special gift.

Wm.J.Mills & Company (Canvas Products)

www.millscanvas.com (Opens New Window) "Makers of the best canvas products on the planet! I have been using Mills bags for over 27 years and they wear better every year." -Captain Brad

North River Outfitter (Norwell, MA)

www.northriveroutfitter.com (Opens New Window) Classic Clothier to Ladies and Gentlemen. A special place, with top quality gear, friendly faces and a real can do way of improving your daily lifestyle. Tell them White Cap Charters sent you for a special offer!


Harbor Mooring (Scituate, MA)

Moorings and Diving: Your one stop shop for all of your mooring and diving needs. Please click on the link for pricing and other information.

Docks: Maintenance and Repair for North River Docks.

Launch/Pump Out Service: Pump out service for the North and South rivers. Please check our page for important information on the pump out service. Launch service coming soon.

200 Country Way, Scituate, Ma 02066 Office 781-544-3130 E-Mail

The Dominic White Studio, LLC (Boat Portraits)

www.dominicwhitestudio.com (Opens new window) Original works of fine art featuring custom paintings of your power boat, sail boat, recreational or commercial vessel.

Regional Information


www.massvacation.com (Opens new window) Massachusetts Office of Travel and Tourism.

Norwell, Massachusetts

www.norwellma.com (Opens new window) A website providing old fashioned, down home information about Norwell, Massachusetts.  Featuring facts about the town, schools, and local business information.


Knot Guide

www.stripersurf.com/andeknots.html (Opens new window) StriperSurf.com's handy online chart of a variety of fishing knots and their practical applications.

Animated Knots by Grog

www.animatedknots.com (Opens new window) Online animated knot teaching tool.