New to Kingman? Start Here.

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 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.

Here we’ve assembled a starter page for our transient and non-seasonal guests. You’ll find maps of the marina’s amenities and mooring field, the location of our facilities, and mooring reservation forms.

If you have any questions at all, please reach out to us!

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  • A customer comments on our Awlgrip makeover of his classic sloop ….

    Tom and I sailed Gryphon back to Newport on Monday. We had a great sail and the boat looks fantastic! As we left Woods Hole, a friend took the attached photo which really highlights the great job your folks did painting her. Thanks again.

    – George C. 5/13

Forms and Important Info

Reservations & Facility Details

We’re thrilled that you’re planning a stay with us! Click here to reserve a mooring or slip and to learn more about what Kingman has to offer. We’ve also included a map of the entire marina.

Marina Amenities

Kingman offers a full suite of services to our guests. Enjoy our clean restrooms and showers, our full laundry facility, a meal at The Chartroom and much more! Click below for the complete list of what we offer.

Weather & Tides

Knowing what weather & 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

File a Float Plan

“What are the most important things I can do to ensure my safety on the water?” Ask any seasoned boater, maritime professional or emergency responder and one of the top answers will be: “File a Float Plan.” Simply put, a float plan lets concerned parti …

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Tips on Rafting with Other Boats

As harbors get more crowded and moorings become harder to find, you may find that rafting with other boats is a good choice for the day or overnight. Rafting up with friends can be of the big pleasures of boating, and sometimes rafting with strangers i …

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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.

Reviews & Comments

Our true measure is how well we serve our guests. We think these reviews speak for themselves, and hope that they’ll convince you to stop in as well.

Event Calendar
Jul
26
Thu
KYC Craft Night: Buoy Painting @ KYC Clubhouse
Jul 26 @ 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 the beginning of a permanent collection.

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

Jul
28
Sat
The 21st Annual BassAckwards Sailing Race
Jul 28 all-day
The 21st Annual BassAckwards Sailing Race

The Old Sigh Race Series presents a classic day of fun and foolery on the water – a pursuit race designed to provide fun and sport for all levels of competitors – followed by a participants’ BBQ and awards presentation at Kingman Yacht Club. For details, check out the OSR web site

Boat-In Movie! @ Kingman Docks & Mooring Field
Jul 28 @ 9:00 pm
Boat-In Movie! @ Kingman Docks & Mooring Field

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
4
Sat
The 19th Annual Kids’ Off-The-Docks Fishing Tournament @ Kingman Docks
Aug 4 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
The 19th Annual Kids' Off-The-Docks Fishing Tournament @ Kingman Docks | Bourne | Massachusetts | United States

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN MOVED TO SATURDAY FROM IT’S ORIGINAL SUNDAY 8/5 DATE.

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
11
Sat
KYC Fish Fry @ KYC Clubhouse
Aug 11 @ 7:00 pm
KYC Fish Fry @ KYC Clubhouse

Nothing beats the taste of local fish, freshly caught and fried to perfection.

Stay tuned for all of the details.

Aug
16
Thu
KYC Cruise to Oak Bluffs @ Oak Bluffs Harbor, Martha's Vineyard
Aug 16 – Aug 19 all-day
KYC Cruise to Oak Bluffs @ Oak Bluffs Harbor, Martha's Vineyard

Cruising is so much more fun as part of a group!  And what better cruise destination than Oak Bluffs for illumination weekend?!  Fireworks, music, decorated gingerbread and fun!

Contact Jerry Murphy for cruise details.

KYC Craft Night @ KYC Clubhouse
Aug 16 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
KYC Craft Night @ KYC Clubhouse | Bourne | Massachusetts | United States

Last year’s KYC Kraft Night was a huge success, and everyone had fun painting wine glasses. This year, we’ll be doing cake decoration!  Call it fun with dividends!

 

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