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Boothbay Harbor Yacht Club

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156 Western Avenue
West Boothbay Harbor, ME 04575
43° 50' 48.58'', -69° 38' 37.34''
207-633-5750
VHF Ch. 9
www.bhyc.net
Boothbay Harbor
Boothbay Harbor Yacht Club
Boothbay Harbor Yacht Club
Boothbay Harbor Yacht Club
Boothbay Harbor Yacht Club
Boothbay Harbor Yacht Club
Boothbay Harbor Yacht Club
Boothbay Harbor Yacht Club
Boothbay Harbor Yacht Club
Boothbay Harbor Yacht Club
Boothbay Harbor Yacht Club
Boothbay Harbor Yacht Club
Boothbay Harbor Yacht Club
Boothbay Harbor Yacht Club
Rain until tomorrow afternoon.
52℉SE at 29 knots
Low05:03AM1.093ft
High11:17AM9.490ft
Low05:38PM0.037ft
High11:56PM8.364ft
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COVID-19 Alert
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Status: Open

Following Governor Mills's checklist for operating marinas, we are opening Memorial Day weekend as scheduled. Passengers will be limited to two passengers on the launch at any time, and face masks / coverings required by all. The Executive Order requiring a 14 day quarantine for out-of-state visitors is still in effect. Please be prepared to stay on your boat / refrain from BHYC's launch service if you are observing a two week quarantine period. Our dining room and bar will be open mid-June; other shore-side services (laundry, showers, tennis courts) are available to visiting mariners.

Last Updated: 2020-05-25 14:59:58 UTC

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About


Boothbay Harbor Yacht Club (BHYC) in mid-coast Maine has been celebrating yachting for over 100 years, welcoming boaters who want to experience the fabled Downeast cruising grounds and picturesque Boothbay Harbor.

We have guest moorings available from 1,500 to 3,000 lbs. Mooring fees are only $40 per night for vessels up to 60 feet. Water and electricity are available at the dock. Dockside depth is 14 feet at low tide. We're a short taxi ride into town, or a 1.3-mile walk.

Our club stewards provide launch service from the Club's docks during the season, Starting September 8, 2020 the launch will operate between the hours of 10:00 AM and 6:00 PM. Visitors may use the launch service, wi-fi, showers, and coin-operated laundry. Note: due to ongoing restrictions related to the COVID-19 public health emergency the launch service is limited to two passengers at a time.

BHYC is home to over 300 members and families and is the perfect destination for visiting sailors. With extensive guest moorings and a full-service clubhouse, BHYC hosts both individual yachts and affiliate clubs with ease.

Effective June 26, marinas must collect a Certificate of Compliance form (on paper or electronically) as a prerequisite to reservations from people who are not Maine, New Hampshire, or Vermont residents, indicating they have received a negative COVID-19 test result, that they will quarantine in Maine for 14 days, or that they have already completed their quarantine in Maine. Establishments should keep these records for 30 days. Also, the Dining Room and Bar are closed to non members this season.

Certificate of Compliance form

Berth Capacity


Moorings:80

Approach


Easy to approach on the west side of Boothbay Harbor. Check in with the stewards on Channel 9 to confirm assignments.
Minimum Approach Depth:14.0 Feet
Minimum Channel Depth:14.0 Feet
Mean Low Water Dock Depth:14.0 Feet

Services & Amenities

Last Updated: Apr 29, 2020

Dockage:Nearby
Moorings:Yes
Anchorage:Nearby
Fuel Dock:Nearby
Water Hookup:Yes
Maintenance Facility:Nearby
Dinghy Dock:Yes
Wi-Fi:Yes
Pump-out:Nearby
Restrooms:Yes
Showers:Yes
Laundry:Yes
Trash:Yes
Ice:Yes
Boat Ramp:Nearby
Gas:Nearby
Diesel:Nearby
Swimming Pool:Nearby
Groceries:Nearby
Alcohol:Yes
Medical Facility:Nearby
Pharmacy:Nearby
Hotels:Nearby
Closest Airport:Portland, ME (PWM)
Restaurants:Yes
Fitness Center:Nearby
Golf:Nearby
Tennis:Yes
Ship Store:Yes
Max. Vessel LOA:60.0 Feet
Floating Docks:Yes
Repair Crane:Nearby
Engine Service:Nearby
Propeller Service:Nearby
Winter Storage:Nearby
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We came in, caught a ball, and left the next morning. The service was very friendly, but we didn’t have a chance to use any of the amenities. The only reason I didn’t give a five was because our experience was so limited.

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Nice yacht club. Pretty quiet this year , as one would expect

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BHYC steward Paul was very helpful and the mooring was well protected.

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Rather disappointing. Saw launch operator for3 seconds and that was it. Dolphin marina was far more welcoming and they provide muffins and coffee in the am cheaper.

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BBHYC is a very welcoming place. It’s so kind of them to provide access to their facilities and launch. Showers always a great part of the stay.

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It a nice quite area, close to Boothbay waterfront but not too close. The yacht club staff are very nice

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Excellent - beautiful harbour and great yacht club and harbourmaster!

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So nice we’re staying another night.

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We love BHYC, a quiet protected location in the harbor. A beautiful YC with good facilities for cruising sailors. Very welcoming, and a restaurant open to transient sailors. Except of coursr during YC events.

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Very friendly and convenient! Can get fuel nearby. Easy launch service and nice walk to town.

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Responsive dock staff and excellent dinner at club. Quiet part of otherwise busy harbor.

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Fret location enjoyed the launch driver Ron! The BHYC provides a nice stop over for transient vessels. Thank you for the hot shower!

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Used a mooring and had no issues. The location is very exposed to wave action in the harbor and we rolled quite a bit during our stay. Easy access to town using our tender and a good public dock available in town. Actually one of the best WiFi connections we have had.

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BHYC staff very courteous and accommodating. Their chef is excellent! Highly recommend mooring at BHYC!

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The facilities are great, the harbormaster was very good, helpful and very responsive. The mooring we had was on the outer edge of the field and we experienced an uncomfortable few hours on each change of tide when the current and swell did not play nicely. There were a couple of larger yachts anchored off using flopper stoppers for that reason. Great area to provision.

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Great stay, wonderful service, great club!

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Friendliest Club we have ever visited. Great location a little bit away from town. Very easy dinghy ride to shopping and dining.

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Friendly and helpful, hats off to the steward!

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