Restrictions & Definitions
Gloucester City Ordinance states that the Annisquam River, its tributaries and
the Inner Harbor are "Headway Speed, No Wake" areas. Headway speed is
defined as the minimum speed necessary to maintain steerage.
The maps on the right show the Inner Harbor area and the northern and southern
limits of the restrictions on the Annisquam River. Please select an image to view
a larger map of the area.
Please note: All parts of the Annisquam River between these limits and all of
the river's tributaries are covered by the restriction.
For More Information
For more information about Headway Speed, No Wake areas, please contact the Harbormaster Department at 978-282-3013.
No-Wake Area: North
No-Wake Area: South