Traveling to Nantucket info.
Nantucket's contacts are:
Boys Team Contact: Jim Hurd firstname.lastname@example.org ph# 774-236-9850
Girls Team Contact:Jayne Culkins Culkinsj@gmail.com ph# 508-901-1224
Prior to game day, e-mail or call Jayne or Jim to confirm the game schedule. Please report the following:
1) Confirmation of the game schedule. Please note that Nantucket is very flexible. If you would like to adjust the start time of the games to accommodate your ferry schedule, then please feel free to ask if this is possible.
2) Number of players, coaches, and spectators who are planning to make the trip so that Nantucket parents may schedule the transfers accordingly.
3) Number of spectators that have handicap disabilities.
Ferry Schedules: Primary transportation arrangements are with Steamship Authority.
Please contact the Steamship Authority to confirm the details for your team’s travel arrangements and to obtain your group authorization voucher. YOU NEED A GROUP AUTHORIZATION VOUCHER IN ORDER TO TRAVEL AT THE DISCOUNTED RATE!
When your team arrives at the ferry, one team representative should present your group authorization voucher and pay for all of the discounted tickets at one time. The youth sports rates are as follows:
Nantucket Fast Ferry Rates 2018 Round Trip
Spectators (10 or more) $50.00 (adults) $23.50 (child 5-12 yrs.)
Note: Parking is typically $10 per car.
Driving directions and parking suggestions are found on the Steamship Authority’s website. Your team should plan to arrive and check in a minimum of 30 minutes prior to your ferry’s departure.
Steamship Authority www.steamshipauthority.com Contact Pat Jette at group sales (508) 548-5011 x244
Hyline Cruises Hyline.com Contact Dee Forand at group sales (508) 815-2255 email@example.com
Conduct on the Ferry: Please remember that you and your team are ambassadors for MBYLL and MBGLL. Ensure that the players are supervised by an adult at all times. Also, please leave the ferry in the same or better condition than when you arrived. Thank you for your cooperation.
Transfers to the field: Once you arrive on Nantucket, A representative of Nantucket Lax will meet you and lead to our courtesy bus to transfer to the field. The busses hold 35 people, if your group is larger please allow the players and coaches to travel first and the bus will com back. The field is at the Nantucket Park & Recreation Delta Fields on Nobadeer Farm Road. Take Milestone Road from the Rotary, Nobadeer Farm Road is on the right heading toward the airport. Delta Fields are on the left (at Nantucket Trading Post). Parking lot is on left right after the storage facility.
Lunch: Nantucket will provide lunch for the teams.
Handicap Accessible: If you are traveling with someone who has special mobility requirements, please contact the Head Coach to coordinate on-island logistics.Also, please note that the Steamship Authority’s ferries are handicap accessible.
Questionable weather? For questionable weather inquiries, call the head coach. Also, please remember to call the Steamship Authority, (508) 771-4000, the morning of your departure to ensure that the ferry is running. The weather may seem fine on the mainland, but it could be rough and windy near Nantucket.
How should the team dress? Please remember that temperatures on Nantucket are frequently cooler than on the mainland. Also, the weather can change quickly on the island. So, please make sure that parents and players bring multiple layers of clothing to be comfortable as the day and weather progresses.
Field Facilities: There is a bathroom facility at the field that is usually open. However, to be safe, you should try to use the facilities at the Steamship Authority before transferring to the field.