Discover Kingman Yacht Center, Cape Cod’s Largest Full-Service Marina

One of the highest rated marinas in North America



Nestled in scenic, sheltered Red Brook Harbor on the eastern shore of Buzzards Bay, we offer slips and moorings for seasonal and transient guests in a resort community atmosphere. This is a special place to spend the night – or the summer!

Reserve a slip or mooring online

Kingman Yacht Center manages our online reservations through the Dockwa system. Dockwa allows boaters to search, reserve, and pay for dockage at Kingman Yacht Center, as well as at more than 150 other locations around the country, all through their mobile devices!

A Destination All Its Own

Enjoy swimming at a mile-long white sand beach. You’ll find provisions and discover unique clothing, artwork and gifts in our shops and chandlery. Savor sunset over drinks and the daily catch at the Chart Room Restaurant.

A Full Service Marina & Boatyard

KYC offers gas and diesel; engine repairs, maintenance and repowering; complete repair and maintenance services; haul out up to 60 tons; electronics sales and service; mobile marine services and over-the-road boat hauling. Our dealership, Buzzards Bay Yacht Sales, features new boats by Yellowfin and an active yacht brokerage.

Seasonal Guests

Been to Kingman before? We’ve got a page just for you, with all of the most important information our frequent guests need at hand, including our calendar of events, dockage & storage forms, and hurricane plans.


If you are staying at Kingman for your first time or just visit us a little less frequently, welcome (or welcome back)! We’ve put together some resources that are handy for our visitors who aren’t as familiar with all we have to offer.

Since 1932... Brand New Every Day!

All of this is sited on beautifully maintained grounds with immaculate facilities, amidst an ever-changing array of events and activities. We’re locally, family-owned and operated, and take real pride in making you feel as welcome here as you would be in our homes.

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First Aid for Boaters @ KYC Clubhouse
Jun 21 @ 7:00 pm
First Aid for Boaters @ KYC Clubhouse | Bourne | Massachusetts | United States


When someone is taken ill or injured on board, knowing how to respond may be the difference between a healthy recovery or much worse.  This class will teach you how to deal with things like broken bones, head injuries, choking, hypothermia, etc. that might occur when help is not immediately available. We’ll learn when we have to call for help, and how to best to stabilize a patient until assistance arrives.

Space is limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis. 

Sunday Brunch @ KYC Clubhouse
Jun 24 @ 10:00 am
Sunday Brunch @ KYC Clubhouse | Bourne | Massachusetts | United States

Every year, this is one of our most popular events.  Breakfast with all the fixin’s on the deck overlooking the harbor.  A perfect morning!

The Club will take care of the coffee, scrambled eggs and bacon. It would be great if you’d bring a breakfast dish to share. Any questions, just ask Ellen Sullivan.

See you there!

KYC Cruise to Edgartown @ Edgartown, Martha's Vineyard
Jul 4 – Jul 8 all-day
KYC Cruise to Edgartown @ Edgartown, Martha's Vineyard | Massachusetts | United States

One of our most popular events of the summer is always the annual KYC cruise to Edgartown over the July 4th weekend. With this year’s Wednesday holiday, many of the KYC boats will be going for 4 or 5 days. You can stay as long as you like!  Mooring reservations for Edgartown Harbor open at 8:00AM on Thursday, March 1st, only on  Dockage reservations open at 10:00AM on February 15th, also on

Activities in Edgartown this year will include dinghy trips to Chappaquiddick Island / Cape Poge Bay, parade viewing at the  Harbor View Hotel, and a fireworks party on the night of the 4th.. Please contact Jerry Murphy at with any further questions and to confirm your arrival date and Edgartown location (slip, mooring or anchoring).

Annual July 4th Boat Parade, Raingutter Regatta & Family BBQ! @ Kingman Docks & Mooring Field
Jul 4 @ 11:00 am
Annual July 4th Boat Parade, Raingutter Regatta & Family BBQ! @ Kingman Docks & Mooring Field | Bourne | Massachusetts | United States

The KYC Boat Parade

Dress your boat for the holiday and join us at the head of the Kingman/Parkers channel at 11:00AM on the 4th. We’ll parade past the reviewing stand on the Kingman front docks, and we’ll have prizes for the most patriotic and best dressed boats. 

The 2nd Annual KYC Raingutter Regatta

Lung-powered racing sailboats will replace the Cardboard Regatta this year. Stay tuned for details.

The Greasy Watermellon Challenge!

Just so the guys don’t feel left out. First one back to the beach with the watermelon wins!

Following the waterfront activities, Kingman Boaters meet back at the Clubhouse for an old-fashioned, family barbeque. Please bring a side dish to share.