United States Coast Guard Station 20 Edys Island Way, Chilmark, MA02535 The United States Coast Guard operates on Martha's Vineyard out of Menemsha Station, where it has authority over the…More waters of the Vineyard Sound up to the Rhode Island state line, Buzzard's Bay, Block Island Sound, and the waters extending to 50 nautical miles south of the the Vineyard. It is primarily charged with search and rescue, law enforcement and Department of Homeland Security missions, as well as overseeing maritime safety and security.
Island Water Sports 100 Lagoon Pond Rd, Vineyard Haven, MA02568 Island Water Sports rents all types of boats from 23' Scout power boats to skiffs and inflatables, sail boats, dinghies,…More kayaks and outboard motors. All craft come with Coast Guard-required equipment. Island Water Sports also carries water skis, tubes and fishing poles. Rental are available by the day, half-day, week or longer.