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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  • Should Be My Home Marina…

    Provides everything I expected and more. Never saw this before, but they offer to provide anything from West Marine catologue to your boat the next morning at West Marine cost or less (no delivery charges). Keep that in mind if you are headed this way and need something.

    Arrived early in the day and stopped at fuel dock and got fuel, water, pump out, and checked in very efficiently. Then anchored out at Bassett Island for lunch, fishing, swimming, beach walking, and dinner before heading back to the mooring. Anchoring at beach for the night is just as good, but without the outstanding shore services of this marina. Didn’t need the launch service but used the large dinghy dock once and fuel dock (twice) for transfering provisions and crew. Restaurant looks great. They also have a great bar on the lawn overlooking the harbor.

    – Dab via 9/15

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

Where Can Cape Codders See Fireworks By Boat This Year?

There have been lots of pandemic-related cancellations, including Falmouth, Onset and Provincetown, but here’s where to see some great pyrotechnics by boat. Hyannis, Lewis Bay July 4 (rain date September 4, 2021) at Dusk. Viewing from all around t …

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Boat on Course Videos are a Great Way to Brush Up on Boating Skills

Boat On Course, educational boating safety videos from the National Safe Boating Council, teach basic navigation rules of boating. Watch at your own pace, and test your knowledge at the end of each video. Enjoy the boating lifestyle and remember that a …

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Performing a VHF Marine Radio Check

For several years, Sea Tow operated an Automated Radio Check System, which was available on VHF Channels 24 to 28 for the benefit of mariners in over 130 locations. However, on October 2nd, 2020 that service was discontinued. The U.S. Coast Guard conti …

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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
KYC Cruise to Edgartown @ Edgartown, Martha's Vineyard
Jul 1 – Jul 5 all-day
KYC Cruise 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 3rd this year).

Please contact Jerry Murphy at with any further questions and with your arrival date.

Boat-In Movie! @ Kingman Docks & Mooring Field
Jul 3 @ 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!

The 22nd Annual Kids’ Off-The-Docks Fishing Tournament @ Kingman Docks
Jul 11 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
The 22nd 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.

The KYC In-Shore Fishing Tournament
Jul 17 all-day
The KYC In-Shore Fishing Tournament

Our 14th “Get Out On Your Boat and Fish for Fun, Prizes and Bragging Rights” Tournament!

Register your boat at the Kingman Dockhouse after May 1st. Registration is $50 per boat to enter the tournament. Prize purse will be based upon the number of boats participating and awarded  to winners in each of 2 categories: the largest striped bass and the heaviest string of 3 black sea bass.

There are no boundaries for the fishing area, but all boats must be in the weigh-in area by 3:00PM sharp!

Stay tuned for more details.

The Midsummer Celebration!
Jul 24 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
The Midsummer Celebration!

Let’s see if we can get back together for a good, old-fashioned party!

At this point we know that there’s live music involved. Stay tuned for details ….

The BassAkwards Poker Run Redux!
Jul 31 @ 4:00 pm
The BassAkwards Poker Run Redux!

Much the same – but completely different!

Registered players will travel by dinghy, kayak, paddleboard – or whatever – to poker stops around the harbor, picking up a playing card at each stop. When it’s all over, the player with the best 5-card hand wins!

Stay tuned for details.

Cuttyhunk Fireworks Cruise
Aug 6 – Aug 8 all-day
Cuttyhunk Fireworks Cruise

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

Contact for information and visit to make your reservations.


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