Frequent Kingman? Start Here.

If you’re one of our many seasonal customers or have experienced Kingman Yacht Center before, you’re in the right place. We’ve assembled some of our most sought-after resources for our regular customers, including Dockage and Storage contracts and forms, our calendar of events and hurricane readiness plans.

Strategically placed in the northeast corner of Buzzards Bay, Kingman Yacht Center is a gem in the realm of full service marinas. For seasonal and transient boaters alike, Kingman’s offerings are unsurpassed in in an area that is known for well-established boating facilities. From their modern, professionally manned service department to their beautiful competently staffed marina, there is no better place to spend the season or stop for a day than Kingman.

Forms and Important Info

Dockage & Storage Forms

Planning on staying with Kingman for the season, or storing your boat for an extended period? You’ll find our rates, requirements and contracts here.

Hurricane Plans

Each hurricane season we all hope for the best and prepare for the worst. Kingman has a complete set of hurricane readiness plans. You can find them here. 

Weather and Tides

Knowing what weather and tides to expect is essential to enjoying your time on the water. From today’s forecast through the next five days, plus accurate tidal information, we’ve got the data you need.

Recent Blog & News Posts

Tips on Understanding Channel Markers

You probably know “Red Right Return” as a basic rule of navigation, but there are more than a hundred different navigation marker variations in U.S. waterways. Here is a rundown on the most common aids in all navigable waterways except Western rivers. …

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Tips on Watching Fireworks from Your Boat Around Cape Cod

There’s nothing like watching a fireworks display from the privacy of your own boat. If you’re thinking of catching a show this week make sure that your running lights and radar are working properly; check the condition of your anchor gear and that you …

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Tips on Boating Safely in the Fog

Fog can develop quickly, reducing visibility to just a few yards and leaving you confused about your boat’s position and the obstructions around you.  Limited visibility raises the risk of a collision, so it’s important to adapt to the conditions …

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Enjoy Your Stay!

Kingman Yacht Club

The social arm of Kingman Yacht Center, the Yacht Club plans and implements activities designed to enhance the boating experience of its members. Yacht Club Full Members have an advisory role in the planning and design of KYC affairs, and member committees have the financial and personnel backing of Kingman Yacht Club, LLC.

Scuttlebutt Archive

Scuttlebutt is Kingman Yacht Center’s email newsletter. Sent every Tuesday, 50 weeks a year, it’s a great way to stay abreast of events and news items passing through the marina. Have a thumb through our archive of newsletters or sign up and get the newest delivered straight to your inbox!

Event Calendar
Jul
20
Sat
The KYC Key West Party @ KYC Clubhouse
Jul 20 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
The KYC Key West Party @ KYC Clubhouse | Bourne | Massachusetts | United States

This is our big live music party of the season!

Parrotheads unite as we bring a little piece of Key West to KYC. We’re talking floral prints, conch chowder and pina coladas. Feel free to dress the part and be ready to dance the evening away with our live band, Reckless Abandon, who will play from 7:00 to 10:00 p.m.

Tickets are available only in advance.  Please stay tuned for details.

 
 
Jul
25
Thu
KYC Craft Night: Buoy Painting @ KYC Clubhouse
Jul 25 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
KYC Craft Night: Buoy Painting @ KYC Clubhouse | Bourne | Massachusetts | United States

We’ll coax out your inner artist with decoration of lobster buoys! The designs voted best will be displayed in the Chart Room as part of their permanent collection.

This event will be limited to 20 people. Stay tuned for details about how to sign up.

Jul
26
Fri
KYC Cruise to Newport, Long Island Sound and Cuttyhunk
Jul 26 – Aug 4 all-day
KYC Cruise to Newport, Long Island Sound and Cuttyhunk

Cruising is so much more fun as part of a group!

This ten-day voyage will visit Newport, several stops along Long Island Sound, and end at Cuttyhunk for Fireworks Weekend. Join us for any leg, or sign on for the whole trip!

Stay tuned for details, or email Jerry Murphy at searayjerry@msn.com to find out more.

Jul
27
Sat
Boat-In Movie! @ Kingman Docks & Mooring Field
Jul 27 @ 9:00 pm
Boat-In Movie! @ Kingman Docks & Mooring Field | Bourne | Massachusetts | United States

An old-fashioned drive-in movie – just the way you remember them. Only wetter.

The movie will be projected onto the wall of the big shed facing the front face docks, and the soundtrack will be broadcast on 90.3 FM. Watch it from your boat, or pull up a chair on the “lawn” next to the travel lift.

It’s more FREE fun from Kingman Yacht Center!

Aug
3
Sat
The 20th Annual Kids’ Off-The-Docks Fishing Tournament @ Kingman Docks
Aug 3 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
The 20th Annual Kids' Off-The-Docks Fishing Tournament @ Kingman Docks | Bourne | Massachusetts | United States

It’s all about fun – and it’s open to all children 16 and under. The rules are as simple as could be: The biggest fish caught off of the Kingman docks win, and we’re awarding $225 in cash prizes!

There’s no pre-registration or entry fee. Just bring your catch to the dockhouse to weigh in between 10:00AM and Noon.

Aug
10
Sat
The Boat-Luck Dock Around
Aug 10 @ 6:00 pm
The Boat-Luck Dock Around

Dock vs. Dock. Who will prepare the best apps? We’ll tour the Kingman docks to sample the offerings and bestow the title of “Dock Masters” upon the most worthy.

Stay tuned for all of the juicy details!

Aug
17
Sat
Boat-In Movie! @ Kingman Docks & Mooring Field
Aug 17 @ 9:00 pm
Boat-In Movie! @ Kingman Docks & Mooring Field | Bourne | Massachusetts | United States

An old-fashioned drive-in movie – just the way you remember them. Only wetter.

The movie will be projected onto the wall of the big shed facing the front face docks, and the soundtrack will be broadcast on 90.3 FM. Watch it from your boat, or pull up a chair on the “lawn” next to the travel lift.

It’s more FREE fun from Kingman Yacht Center!

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