Portsmouth Yacht Club

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76 Piscataqua Street
New Castle, NH 03854
43° 4' 23.33'', -70° 43' 5.14''
603-436-9877
VHF Ch. 78
$45/night
www.portsmouthyc.org
Portsmouth
Portsmouth Yacht Club
Portsmouth Yacht Club
Portsmouth Yacht Club
Portsmouth Yacht Club
Portsmouth Yacht Club
Portsmouth Yacht Club
Portsmouth Yacht Club
Portsmouth Yacht Club
Fuel
Last Updated: Sep 19, 2022 3:03PM

Diesel $4.99

Gas Super$4.55

Octane: 89; Ethanol: 10%
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Awards


Boaters' Choice 2019Boaters' Choice 2020

About


Located on the Piscataqua River, Portsmouth Yacht Club was founded in 1898 in Portsmouth, NH, and moved to its present location in New Castle, NH, in 1938. Our facilities include a full kitchen, outdoor grills and refreshing showers as well as fuel for your vessel. The fuel dock is open 7 days a week in season and is available to all boaters. Our club members and staff will provide a welcoming atmosphere for visiting yachtsmen.

Transient moorings, located in front of the club as well as in Pepperrell Cove in Kittery, ME, are serviced by our launches that will bring you to the club or the Pepperrell Cove docks.

Although the clubhouse is open seasonally, the membership is active year round. Our annual activities include club races and cruises, many social functions, weekly dinners in summer, as well as family events, all of which are always well attended.

As Commodore of Portsmouth Yacht Club it is my pleasure to extend an invitation to passing yachtsmen to visit our club and enjoy our hospitality.

Berth Capacity


Slips:22
Moorings:30
Linear Docks:178 Feet

Approach


Enter the marina against the current (either east or west facing). Use caution as the current can be very strong at times, however slows down as you get within 20 feet. Please be aware of the mooring field. It is highly recommended to dock against the current for fuel. If you are in need of extra assistance docking hail us on VHF78, although our staff is vigilant and observant of approaching customers! ****MASKS REQUIRED FOR SERVICES**** Water available. Please have lines at the ready to hand off to dock staff.
Minimum Approach Depth:25.0 Feet
Minimum Channel Depth:60.0 Feet
Mean Low Water Dock Depth:13.0 Feet

Services & Amenities

Last Updated: Jun 08, 2022

Fuel Dock:Yes
Gas:Yes
Diesel:Yes
Dockage:Nearby
Moorings:Yes
Anchorage:Nearby
Water Hookup:Yes
Maintenance Facility:Nearby
Water Taxi:Yes
Dinghy Dock:Yes
Wi-Fi:Yes
Pump-out:Nearby
Restrooms:Yes
Showers:Yes
Trash:Yes
Ice:Yes
Boat Ramp:Nearby
Captains Lounge:Yes
Groceries:Nearby
Alcohol:Nearby
Medical Facility:Nearby
Pharmacy:Nearby
Hotels:Nearby
Closest Airport:Portsmouth International Airport (PSM)
Restaurants:Nearby
Beach:Nearby
Golf:Nearby
Tennis:Nearby
Bait & Tackle:Nearby
Max. Vessel LOA:50.0 Feet
Fixed Docks:Nearby
Engine Service:Nearby
Propeller Service:Nearby
Dry Storage:Nearby
Live Aboard:Nearby
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Helpful friendly dock crew. Easy mooring access (note that most actual moorings are across the river, but close with quick launch service) and quick fuel and ice too. Will definitely be our go to when visiting Portsmouth.

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Very nice stay in PYC’s mooring field in Pepperill cove. It was a little rolly early morning with the fishing boats headed out but other than that not complaints. Great launch drivers and clean facilities. Did not buy fuel but did note pricing for gas and diesel seemed the going rate. Headed to Chauncey Creek for seafood while visiting. Prices seemed high and the quality was a little lower than expected. Gritty muscles and a tourist lobster. The captain from Maine was not impressed. Newark’s seafood was much better!

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Spent a lovely evening in Pepperril Cove. Launch took us to PC dock for a very nice dinner at Frisbees.

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The staff was helpful from the minute we pulled up to the fuel dock till we left in the morning.

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I had to modify my reservation a couple of times and Portsmouth Yacht Club responded quickly and were able to accommodate me. In addition launch service worked well.

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Staff - Mattie and Patrick were incredibly helpful and professional. Also other dockhand helpful with fuel up. Club shower washrooms very clean Easy access with Uber to wonderful historic downtown Will definitely return and stay here! Tune Cat

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Very friendly staff and appreciated the prompt launch service. Location is great if you've got bikes to head into downtown Portsmouth. However, the location of the moorings are right next to a busy channel and the current is fierce. It made for some uncomfortable rolls and challenging on/off the boat launch.

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Nice mooring. Good comm.

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Great setting, nice people to work with, offers nice launch service.

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Place is great. Helpful fuel dock, easy to approach with 36’ sailboat. Great clubhouse, clean showers. Mooring we stayed at was on the Kittery side, nice restaurants harborside. Hefty mooring ball, surrounded by some beautiful boats. Would chose PYC again in a heartbeat. Sidenote: current rips here and the channel is wide to cross in a dingy without an engine.

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Very pleasant, helpful and happy staff.

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Great location for transit from Maine to MA or vice versa. Friendly small club. Recommend larger showers. Launch drivers and guest host were great!!

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Stayed in Pepperel cove. Easy in and out off the morning.

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Mooring field in Pepperell Cove is subject to the wakes of a lot of river traffic, and the prevailing SW wind and waves. A lot of rocking and rolling...

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Excellent! Great facility. Kyle, at the dock, was super friendly and helpful. Thank you for the stay!

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Very nice location. Friendly helpful staff

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It was a bumpy night with a southerly wind. Once you get a confirmation of a reservation YOU need to call for your mooring assignment

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The launch drivers were very friendly and professional. We got in late and wanted to go to dinner, one driver stayed on for and extra 30-minutes for us to get back. Great facility, friendly members. Sorry I forgot the HYC burgee for exchange

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Nice facilities, showers, free WIFI, The only diesel and Gas in Portsmouth Harbor, transient moorings (although no transient dockage) with launch service.

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