New England Burials at Sea

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New England Burials at Sea

National Burials at Sea …and when you look at the water you will always see me

New England Burials At Sea® LLC is the largest east coast provider for customized ash scattering memorials and full body burials at sea events in the USA. Based in Marshfield Hills, MA, the company operates year round from Maine to Miami and on the west coast from San Diego to Seattle serving all faiths with personalized and affordable services.

Recommended and approved by most funeral homes, properly insured, and USCG licensed, the company uses over 84 different vessels for up to 400 people (some vintage yachts dating back to 1935) that are clean and current with the latest safety gear.

The event includes an official ship’s parchment sea burial certificate marking the coordinates of the decedent’s final resting place, eight bell end of watch blessing and a ten gauge cannon salute as the ship circles the flower field.  Additionally, there are many more options to choose from.  Families are welcome to participate.

As seen in the Boston Globe, Herald and Boston Business Journal, Mother Jones, American funeral director, WSJ, SHOWTIME, WCVB-TV5’s Chronicle and more. For more information and a free info kit, text SEA to 75309 or call toll free (877) 897.7700 or online at www.NewEnglandBurialsAtSea.com.


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Please see our recent 30 second spot here

Intro to burial at sea services for scatterings and full body burials 

You can see a fuller description of services here

A fire side chat description of sea burials with actual footage of scatterings and full body sea burials by New England Burials At Sea with many answers to common FAQ's.  Full of info on how to plan and design.

A Scattering of cremated remains can be seen here

A Full Body burial at Sea can be seen here 


Current Ports of Departure

(Based on vessel availability and seasonality)

  • Maine: Bar Harbor, North East Harbor, Boothbay, Sebasco, Freeport, Kennebunkport*, Ogunquit*, (*York & *Wells), South Portland.
  • New Hampshire: Portsmouth, Seabrook and Hampton.
  • Massachusetts: Newburyport (Plum Island), Gloucester, Boston, Quincy, Hingham, Cohasset, Scituate, Marshfield, Plymouth, Provincetown, Hyannis, Harwichport, Martha’s Vineyard, Nantucket
  • Rhode Island: Galilee (Point Judith), Portsmouth, Newport
  • Connecticut: Mystic, Niantic, New London, Old Saybrook
  • California: San Diego, Los Angeles / Long Beach, San Francisco / Sausalito
  • New York Long Island: Montauk, Freeport, Captree State Park, Port Jefferson, NYC
  • New Jersey: Belmar, Atlantic City and Wildwood
  • Maryland: Annapolis offshore, Ocean City
  • DelawareLewes
  • Virginia-Virginia Beach and Hampton (Seasonally)
  • North Carolina -   Hatteras Area (Wanchese)
  • South Carolina - Hilton Head
  • Florida: Port Canaveral, Sebastian Inlet, Rivera Beach, Fort Lauderdale, Miami, Sarasota, Clearwater, Tampa, Panama City, Destin and the Keys. 
  • Texas / New Mexico--inquire
  • Washington State: Seattle area

If your port is not listed please ask as many of our vessels often travel from port to port.  Updates happen regularly and you can see on our front page at www.NewEnglandBurialsAtSea.comQuestions, call Capt. Brad cell; 617.966.1986, office: 877.897.7700

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