Kent Island Yacht Club

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117 Yacht Club Drive
Chester, MD 21619
38° 58' 6.0'', -76° 14' 55.25''
410-643-4101 / 410-507-1122
www.kiyc.org
Kent Narrows
Kent Island Yacht Club
Kent Island Yacht Club
Kent Island Yacht Club
Kent Island Yacht Club
Kent Island Yacht Club
Kent Island Yacht Club
Kent Island Yacht Club
Kent Island Yacht Club
Kent Island Yacht Club
Humid and partly cloudy throughout the day.
78℉S at 4 knots
High06:02AM2.334ft
Low01:28PM0.536ft
High06:13PM1.426ft
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About


Our beautiful location along the Kent Narrows is a wonderful place to dock your boat!

Transients are welcome to an overnight or weekend stay at our private club or you can join KIYC to enjoy our club year-round and get a full lease (April 1st thru March 31st.) at a very reasonable rate or discounted transient rates. KIYC is easy to get to by car and puts you close to so much by boat.

By boat, KIYC is just 11 miles from either Rock Hall to its north or Saint Michaels to its south. With Chester and Corsica rivers just to its north and Eastern Bay, Wye and Miles rivers to its south you can pick your game whether you want to fish, crab, sail, anchor out, visit historic towns, etc, etc. Knapps Narrows is just a short jump and Oxford just beyond that. Approximately 21 miles to Baltimore for City life with Aquarium, Museums, etc or to Annapolis with Naval Academy and all it has going on. Want to go further, you have the entire Chesapeake Bay at your call.

Afterward you can cruise back to KIYC to lay back and relax at an Eastern Shore pace while enjoying its serene setting and all the amenities. Close-by, visit the cross island trail, heritage center, environmental center and more. KIYC has very attractive slip rates (membership required) and when you want to visit other areas the list of reciprocal Yacht clubs is very impressive. Make KIYC your home port and truly enjoy all boating has to offer within easy reach.

And our POOL! Enjoy spectacular views of Prospect Bay while you are in our heated saltwater pool (open from April till September) order food from Chesapeake Chef Services full menu along with libations from our bar brought to you at the pool. Have fun at the TIKI Bar, sit on the patio or in the Lounge and enjoy a million-dollar view while making friends, eating great food, and partaking in beverages.

Berth Capacity


Slips:60
Linear Docks:260 Feet

Approach


Mariners need to be cognizant of the currents in the Narrows. They can approach or exceed 6 knts at times and you may want to consult tide chart. Also be aware that current is accelerated within the Draw Span area. Approaching from the South, Kent Island Yacht Club is on your port side with Transient dock and well first, followed by B and C Docks. The Narrows Draw Bridge is beyond C-Dock. Approaching from the North; you will need to traverse the Draw Bridge and you will find KIYC on your starboard side. C-Dock followed by B and then the Transient Dock and well.
Minimum Approach Depth:6.0 Feet
Mean Low Water Dock Depth:10.0 Feet

Services & Amenities

Last Updated: Jan 19, 2021

Dockage:Yes
Anchorage:Nearby
Fuel Dock:Nearby
Water Hookup:Yes
Maintenance Facility:Nearby
Dinghy Dock:Yes
Wi-Fi:Yes
Pump-out:Yes
Restrooms:Yes
Showers:Yes
Laundry:Yes
Trash:Yes
Ice:Yes
Boat Ramp:Nearby
Gas:Nearby
Diesel:Nearby
Propane:Nearby
Captains Lounge:Yes
Swimming Pool:Yes
Groceries:Nearby
Alcohol:Yes
Medical Facility:Nearby
Pharmacy:Nearby
Car Rentals:Nearby
Hotels:Nearby
Closest Airport:BWI , DCA
Restaurants:Yes
Pet Friendly:Yes
Golf:Nearby
Ship Store:Nearby
Bait & Tackle:Nearby
Campground:Nearby
Max. Vessel LOA:90.0 Feet
Max. Slip Length:50.0 Feet
Max. Slip Width:18.5 Feet
Fixed Docks:Yes
Electric Amps:twin 30s, 50
Electric Voltage:120, 240
Oil Disposal:Nearby
Repair Crane:Nearby
Propeller Service:Nearby
Winter Storage:Nearby
Travel Lift:Nearby
Yacht Brokerage:Nearby
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The people of the club are incredibly friendly, pool and pool side bar were very nice and clean. The marina itself was okay, It’s just off of big water and a little choppy, finger piers are a tad short. It’s across the harbor from all of the restaurants and although they are close the way the crow flies, it’s a very long walk. A club member let us borrow a car which was very nice.

Marina Response:
It is unfortunate you were here the two days our restaurant is closed. Come back again and we will put you in a slip that is more comfortable for you. Thanks for coming, Jeff Smith
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The grounds of the yacht club are awesome, sitting on a peninsula with water views in every direction. We went to see the fireworks and it was a perfect location; a good live band, drinks at the tikibar and a cookout menu made for a fun experience. The transient dock is a bit tricky to get into and the tidal current rips past it on peak flow. I would suggest timing your arrival and departure based on the tides.

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The marina is small and quiet. It is perfect for watching the races or relaxing watching the boats come through the narrows. Excellent venue for weddings!!

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