2021 Open Enrollment

2021 Open Enrollment

Open enrollment for 2021 start November 1, 2020 and ends January 23, 2021. Commercial fishing is a dangerous occupation. If you become injured or sick and can’t work, you need health insurance in order to pay your medical bills? Fishing Partnership Navigators are here to help.

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01 November 2020
Sea Summit 2021

Sea Summit 2021


Sponsored by UMass Dartmouth and Farm to Institution New England, the virtual 2021 New England Seafood Summit will educate and unite anyone interested in local and sustainable seafood with the goal to help our region produce at least 50% of our food by 2060.

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04 February 2021

Fishermen Need Help

Commercial fishermen are essential workers and heroes who risk their lives to feed us. The pandemic has threatened the collective livelihood of the 20,000 fishermen we serve. You can help local fishing families by answering the call. Make a donation to support Fishing Partnership programs and thank you.

Become a Member

Show your support for commercial fishermen and become a supporting member of Fishing Partnership today. It costs nothing to join!  You will receive news and updates on the local fishermen who bring you the freshest seafood, sustainably caught, from the most highly regulated wild fisheries in the world.

What Fishermen Are Saying

  • Fishing Partnership has had a major impact on my life. In these uncertain times in the fishing industry, having access to affordable health insurance is a great relief. Thank you, your efforts are much appreciated.

    Edward D., Marblehead

  • A lot of fisherman and their families would be without health care if it were not for you guys. Keep up the good work.

    Tom M., Hingham

  • We can’t thank Fishing Partnership enough for being there when we needed affordable quality health coverage.

    Peter P., Gloucester

  • Fishing Partnership is the best thing that ever happened to fishermen. Without it, I wouldn’t know what to do about my doctor bills.

    Antone S., New Bedford