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Biddeford Pool Yacht Club

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17 Yates Street
Biddeford Pool, ME 04006
43° 26' 46.9'', -70° 21' 21.99''
207-282-0485
VHF Ch. 68
biddefordpoolyachtclub.org
Saco River at Camp Ellis
Biddeford Pool Yacht Club
Biddeford Pool Yacht Club
Biddeford Pool Yacht Club
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Biddeford Pool Yacht Club
Biddeford Pool Yacht Club
Biddeford Pool Yacht Club
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Biddeford Pool Yacht Club
Biddeford Pool Yacht Club
Biddeford Pool Yacht Club
Biddeford Pool Yacht Club
Rain until this evening, starting again tomorrow morning.
71℉SSW at 6 knots
High05:49AM8.052ft
Low12:11PM1.311ft
High06:22PM8.389ft
Fuel
Last Updated: Jun 17, 2020

Diesel$3.60
Gas Regular$4.05
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Status: Open

COVID 19 UPDATE There will be no launch service for visiting yachts. Visiting yachts from ME, NH, or VT as well as crews who have tested negative for the virus within 72 hours PRIOR to arriving in Maine, are allowed to use our dingy dock. The Club House is closed. All guests are encouraged to wear face coverings while on our property and are REQUIRED to wear face covering whenever 6’ social distancing is not possible.

The Biddeford Pool Yacht Club is adhering to the current Sate of Maine and CDC guidelines. We expect our visitors do do the same. Please help us keep our community safe during these unusual times.

This policy will be reviewed and MAY be changed as State and Federal guidelines are updated.

Last Updated: 2020-06-13 22:35:12 UTC

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COVID 19 UPDATE There will be no launch service for visiting yachts. Visiting yachts from ME, NH, or VT as well as crews who have tested negative for the virus within 72 hours PRIOR to arriving in Maine, are allowed to use our dingy dock. The Club House is closed. All guests are encouraged to wear face coverings while on our property and are REQUIRED to wear face covering whenever 6’ social distancing is not possible.

The Biddeford Pool Yacht Club is adhering to the current Sate of Maine and CDC guidelines. We expect our visitors do do the same. Please help us keep our community safe during these unusual times.

This policy will be reviewed and MAY be changed as State and Federal guidelines are updated.

Moorings are $40 per night, up to 4 nights. If you'd like to stay longer than 4 nights, the rate doubles to $80/night for each night you book thereafter. Maximum stay is 7 nights.

For over 75 years, members have gathered every summer at the club for sailing, racing and our annual Chowder Luncheon. We offer sailing lessons to members and non-members alike. BPYC also works with the Fisherman's Association to share our waterfront and keep the local fishing tradition alive. We're open to new members and encourage boaters with a connection to the Biddeford community to apply. Additionally, there is a small local grocery store is within walking distance of the club for those that need provisions.

Berth Capacity


Moorings:5

Approach


The moorings are just past can #7 as you enter Wood Island Harbor. Please hail BPYC on channel 68 and we will direct you to your mooring.
Minimum Approach Depth:8.0 Feet
Minimum Channel Depth:10.0 Feet
Mean Low Water Dock Depth:8.0 Feet

Services & Amenities

Last Updated: Jun 04, 2020

Moorings:Yes
Anchorage:Yes
Fuel Dock:Yes
Water Hookup:Yes
Water Taxi:Yes
Wi-Fi:Yes
Restrooms:Yes
Showers:Yes
Trash:Yes
Ice:Nearby
Boat Ramp:Yes
Gas:Yes
Diesel:Yes
Captains Lounge:Yes
Groceries:Nearby
Alcohol:Nearby
Bike Rentals:Nearby
Hotels:Nearby
Closest Airport:PWM - Portland, Maine (35 minute drive)
Restaurants:Nearby
Beach:Nearby
Bait & Tackle:Nearby
Winter Storage:Nearby
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dcleeJul 12, 2020
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Took a mooring in the outer harbor. The BPYC were super helpful and courteous. And I loved the general store and especially the carillon. I’ll be going back.

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sokaneJul 07, 2020
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The staff is terrific! The views are spectacular!

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aquarius2020Jul 02, 2020
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Josh was very helpful on the phone. The mooring was easy to find. Understandably no services are available at this time due to COVID but transients are allowed to come ashore. Masks are required per governors orders.

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bobharkiSep 04, 2019
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As always a nice harbor to relax in. Mike the launch driver was extremely helpfull. Thanks.

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shelleywparsonsAug 23, 2019
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Very peaceful night on the mooring ball. We draw 6ft and had no problems with depth. We dingied to yacht club and bought a nice steak at the town store. Cooked out and were able to get a quick start the next am. Recommend

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djrobertsonAug 13, 2019
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We got good, simple directions to find our mooring when I called by VHF on approach. Launch service was always quick and efficient. The whole stay went smoothly Took a nice walk in town. Being in season, there were lots of people around patronizing the gift shop and general store.

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babette04Aug 13, 2019
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Even though the mooring field is on the outside, the field is quiet and comfortable. Great launch service, friendly and professional staff. The local store has everything, including a superb fish market. Sorry I forgot the Hingham YC burgee for exchange.

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jgrilloAug 11, 2019
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Great stop. Quiet little town with one restaurant general store, Goldthwaites. Nice provisions and Breakfast, lunch and dinner. Moorings and anchorage available.

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hjreclaJul 31, 2019
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Absolutely gorgeous! A great place to stay on way to Maine. Bittleford Yacht Club very accommodating and courteous.

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dmoklerJul 28, 2019
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We had a wonderful stay. The yacht club is small but amenities are clean. A really good general store and restaurant is walking distance from the club. Not much else in the way of shopping out there and it is a good drive into town (10 miles). Tender was very responsive and they run two tenders on busy afternoons.

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ldwebberSep 15, 2018
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Great stay, friendly staff, facilities were nice and clean. Highly recommended. I’ll more than likely stop again next year.

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jtcSep 04, 2018
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Arrived at 7:20 pm with mooring reservation. Tried to hail the club multiple times on arrival (7:20pm), with no response. Club was empty and no idea where our mooring was, plus getting dark. Narrow inlet, rocky harbor and strong currents. Instead of an apology, got a tongue-lashing for being on their dock. I received a subsequent apology, which was much appreciated. I agree with all the other reviews-- hope to go back sometimes. Fabulous location.

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jgermenisAug 21, 2018
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Great grocery and restaurant Pool Lobster F. O. Goldthwaites. Restock the wine racks with a great retail selection.

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jmAug 04, 2018
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All good, great launch people. Will be back for sure.

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captagroundJul 29, 2018
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Great spot. Will come back.

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bbowman294Aug 03, 2017
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They couldn't find our reservation and had it for the following night. They called the manager and straightened it out.

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psmithJul 18, 2017
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Excellent. Launch drivers very helpful. Harbor beautiful

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