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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

How to Properly Make a Distress Call on Your VHF Radio

Our friends at Soundings have published one of the best guides to emergency communications we’ve seen: Call of Duty Any boater worth his salt should know how to make a distress call and what to do when he hears one. Just because everyone has a cell pho …

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Product Spotlight: Garmin’s Surround View Camera System

If you have a bird’s-eye camera view in your car you would probably never want to drive without it again. Well, the new Surround View from Garmin brings that same safety and convenience to your boat! Surround View is an intelligent, six-camera system t …

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Tips on Naming Your Boat

Every boat should have a name that reflects an owner’s personality. It could be a nod to the breadwinner’s profession, an inside joke, or a tribute to a special person in the owner’s life. A named boat is a personal statement that brings life to the mo …

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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
Monte Carlo Night @ The KYC Clubhouse
Jun 25 @ 7:30 pm – 10:30 pm

Let’s dress up a bit and do some gambling! Poker, craps, black jack, roulette, bar. All professionally staffed with real dealers and a guy that makes a wicked martini.

$20 buy-in. No RSVP needed


KYC Kruise to Edgartown @ Edgartown, Martha's Vineyard
Jul 1 – Jul 5 all-day
KYC Kruise to Edgartown @ Edgartown, Martha's Vineyard | Massachusetts | United States

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

One of our most popular events of the summer for the last ten + years has been the annual KYC Cruise to Edgartown over the July 4th weekend, with at least a dozen KYC boats going every year for between 3 and 5 days.

Activities in Edgartown usually include dinghy trips to Chappaquiddick Island/Cape Poge Bay, Lighthouse Beach and/or South Beach, a cocktail reception on the deck of the Harbor View Hotel (tentatively scheduled for Saturday afternoon, July 2nd this year), parade viewing along Main Street or North Water Street and one of best fireworks displays around on the night of the 4th (both of which are back “on” per the Selectman’s office). Reservations may be booked via Dockwa.

Please contact Jerry Murphy at with any further questions and/or after you have rec’d your Dockwa confirmation with your arrival date.

Boat-In Movie! @ Kingman Docks & Mooring Field
Jul 2 @ 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, from your dinghy, or pull up a chair on the “lawn” next to the travel lift

It’s more FREE fun from Kingman Yacht Center!

Pot Luck Friday @ KYC Clubhouse
Jul 8 @ 6:00 pm
Pot Luck Friday @ KYC Clubhouse

Bring a smile and something to share!

Sunday Breakfast at the Clubhouse
Jul 10 @ 9:00 am
Sunday Breakfast at the Clubhouse

Sunday Breakfast at the Clubhouse with all of your favorites, waterfront, with wonderful company! This year it’s a Birthday Brunch, as we celebrate Kingman Yacht Center’s 90th birthday. Since 1932, Brand New Every Day!

Reservations are required. We’ll let you know how and when to sign up.

The 23nd Annual Kids’ Off-The-Docks Fishing Tournament @ Kingman Docks
Jul 17 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
The 23nd 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 wins, 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.

Lunch Bunch Cruise to Mattapoisett
Jul 17 @ 10:30 am – 4:00 pm
Lunch Bunch Cruise to Mattapoisett

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

How about a quick trip down the Bay to scenic Mattapoisett, with lunch together at The Inn On Shipyard Park?

Can’t make it by boat? Join us by car! Want to make a weekend of it? Make a Saturday night mooring reservation.

Advance reservations for lunch will be required. Stay tuned for details.

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