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“Our Spot”

Nantucket Proposal

My boyfriend Jeff and I moved to Nantucket in 2010 for a job. Not long after we arrived, we discovered a little nook atop a dune-side path between 40th Pole and Eel Point. It overlooks a vast expanse of swaying sea grasses, and is a fantastic place to watch the sun set over the water. […]

Engaged at Brant Point!

Nantucket Engagement | Nantucket, MA

Jon and I grew up together in Pocasset on Cape Cod. We have been sailing together since 2002 and I have pretty much been in love with him ever since. We have been living in Boston for the last 4 years and last year were fortunate enough to buy our own sailboat. We love spending […]

Sarah & Brett


• by Sarah McNamara • When it happened Monday, August 19, 2013 How we got engaged For our two year anniversary we had plans to go to 40th Pole to watch the sunset and then to the ‘Sconset Cafe for dinner.  We thought it was fitting to go to 40th where we originally met to […]

Nantucket Romance

• by Michael and Trisha Barney • Even though Colorado has been home for over 20 years, Nantucket and its sandy shores hold a special place in this Colorado couple’s hearts.  Early in our twenties and fresh out of Midwestern colleges, we made our first trip to Nantucket aboard a self-chartered and modestly provisioned 35-food […]

Written in the Nantucket Sands

• by Anne H. Swigart • In September 2007, my then-boyfriend John and I were making one of our semi-annual trips to Nantucket to visit his mother and sister, who are year-round island residents.  We had decided earlier that spring to become engaged and had shopped exhaustively for just the right ring.  We decided that […]

A Nantucket Proposal

• by Jackie Harvey • Kevin and I were scheduled for an early afternoon ferry to the island, but work kept me later than expected.  Not thinking much of it, I asked if he would mind changing our reservations for the evening ferry instead.  My normally easy going boyfriend had never been more visibly upset […]