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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

Preparing Your Boat to Weather a Storm

Hats off to the folks at Boats.Com for their excellent review of storm preparation tips: Hurricane Preparation for Boaters Organize your thinking, gather your gear, and have your plan in place. If you have to act, act decisively, and give yourself time …

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The Right Way to Pass Another Boat (Coastal & Offshore Waters)

If you’re just passing another boat in open water, it’s probably not a big deal. Cross his stern as early as possible, leave plenty of room, and be mindful of your own wake.  But if you’re both headed the same direction along any type of defi …

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Shark Attack in Buzzards Bay?

Shark week has just wrapped up, and we’re hearing the reports of shark sightings on the Outer Cape beaches. It’s a sensational story that the public just can’t get enough of. But a shark attack in Buzzards Bay? It has happened.  In fact, the only …

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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 semi-regularly, 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
The 18th Annual Kids’ Off-The-Docks Fishing Tournament @ Kingman Docks
Aug 26 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
The 18th 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 1:00PM.

Boat-In Movie! @ Kingman Docks & Mooring Field
Sep 2 @ 7:00 pm
Boat-In Movie! @ Kingman Docks & Mooring Field | Bourne | Massachusetts | United States

Bring a smile and a dish to share Dinner’s at 7:00 – followed at 9:00 by a Boat-In Movie.

The movie will be projected onto the wall of the big shed facing the front face docks, and the soundtrack wil 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!

Shining Sea Bike Path Ride to Woods Hole @ North Falmouth Bike Path
Sep 9 @ 10:30 am
Shining Sea Bike Path Ride to Woods Hole @ North Falmouth Bike Path | Falmouth | Massachusetts | United States

The Shining Sea Bike Path is one of the most picturesque trails in New England … an easy, relatively flat 10.7 miles from North Falmouth to the heart of busstling Woods Hole village. Since we’re there, why not enjoy lunch at the Landfall Restaurant – the Club will even pay for lunch if you make the ride with us. Afterwards, work off the meal with the ride back to your car.

All ages and abilities are welcome. We’ll meet at the head of the bike path, behind Dean’s Market in North Falmouth at 10:30.

Newport International Boat Show Road Trip @ Newport Yachting Center
Sep 14 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Newport International Boat Show Road Trip @ Newport Yachting Center | Newport | Rhode Island | United States

We’ll provide the transportation, the parking and the VIP Day admission tickets, and you can enjoy New England’s best boat show in the company of your boating buddies.

Last year’s trip sold out and, with only 44 seats available, this year we’ll sell out fast.

$35 for KYC Full Members, $45 for Social Members and guests. Includes Round trip from Kingman Yacht Center aboard our luxury coach, and VIP admission to the boat show (these tickets alone are $35 at the show).

Patriots Tailgate Party @ KYC Clubhouse
Sep 17 @ 1:00 pm
Patriots Tailgate Party @ KYC Clubhouse

Bring a cheer and something to share!

The Kingman Open Golf Tournament @ The Brookside Club
Sep 27 @ 9:00 am
The Kingman Open Golf Tournament @ The Brookside Club | Bourne | Massachusetts | United States

Let’s give this another shot. Or, more likely, lots of shots. First group at 9am.

How about a Wednesday morning scramble? Open to everyone who knows how to hit a golf ball. Foursomes mixing players of various abilities to even the teams as much as possible. 4-ball scramble format. Then let ’em have at it to see who can go low.

Stay tuned for details.

The Commodore’s Party @ The Sunset Grille at Brookside Club
Oct 7 @ 6:00 pm

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