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General Contact Information

Plymouth Yacht Club, 34 Union Street, Plymouth, MA 02360  

Phone:  (508) 746-7207

Contact PYC

Club Manager

Becky Darsch

For Direction To The Club

Visit Directions Page

Launch Hours

From When Floats Are Returned to the Water Until May 25th

8:00 A.M. – 5:00 P.M.

Memorial Day Weekend

Friday May 26th 8 am-10 pm, Saturday May 27th 8 am-10 pm, Sunday May 28th 8 am-10 pm, 

Balance of May

8am-8pm.

June 1st – June 25th

8:00 A.M. – 8:00 P.M. Mon-Thurs
8:00 A.M. – 10:00 P.M. Fri, Sat, Sun

June 26th  –  September 4th

7:30 A.M. – 10:00 P.M. Sun-Thurs
7:30 A.M. – 11:00 P.M. Fri & Sat

September 5th – 7th

8:00 A.M. – 8:00 P.M.  Tues – Thurs

September 8th & 9th

8:00A.M. – 10:00 P.M.  Fri & Sat

September 10th – October 1st

8:00 A.M. – 5:00 P.M.  Sun – Thurs

8:00 A.M. – 8:00 P.M. Fri & Sat

October 2nd – Float Day

8:00 AM – 5:00

Note: Limited service before floats are in and after floats are out is available. For complete times and departure points, please telephone the waterfront at (508) 747 – 0473

Food Service Hours

Burgers & Dogs on the Lawn – Served by the Junior Sailing Program Wednesdays, 6:00 P.M., July & August, Weather Permitting, Prices Vary

Summer Cookout – Thursdays, 6:00 P. M. -7:30 PM,  Prices Vary, July and August Weather Permitting.

Friday Night Specials Fridays – Every Friday Night of the Year, Served at 7:00 PM @ $13.00.  Reservations accepted from 12:00 PM Wed Until 1:00 PM Friday.

Note: All food options are presented on a first come, first served basis.

Topside Bar Hours

Spring & Fall: May – June/October

Thursday: 4:00pm – 10:00pm Friday: 4:00pm – 11:00pm
Saturday: 4:00pm – 10:00pm Sunday: 4:00pm – 8:00pm

Summer: July & August

Saturday – Thursday: 4:00 pm – 10:00 P.M.
Friday: 4:00 pm – 11:00 pm

Holidays

Memorial Day: 4:00 P.M. – 8:00 P.M.
Independence Day: 3:00 P.M. – 10:00 P.M.
Labor Day 4:00 P.M. – 8:00 P.M.

Winter

Nov 1- April 30 Thurs. 4:00 P.M. – 10:00pm
Fri. 4:00 P.M. – 10:00pm
Sat 4:00 P.M. – 10:00pm

Membership Information

Sponsor Requirements (Plymouth Yacht Club Member)

  1. Only a sponsor will be given the application.
  2. A letter of recommendation shall be required from two sponsors (current PYC members).
  3. Letters of recommendation shall contain: Length of acquaintance & Type of acquaintance (business or social)
  4. Sponsors are encouraged to bring an applicant to several club functions to show them the club, and to introduce them to club members.
  5. Both sponsors shall accompany the new member to the New Members Cocktail Party held in June.

B. Previous Yacht Club Affiliations:

Consideration will be given to applicants with previous membership in recognized Yacht Clubs provided they attach two letters of recommendation from current flag officers of that club.

These applicants shall be exempt from the two sponsor rule.

C. Applicant Requirements:

Fill out an application and return completed application and check for the proper amount to the Membership Committee.

D. Familiarization Period:

  1. Upon election to the club, all new members shall be placed in a Familiarization Category for two club fiscal years.
  2. They shall be entitled to all privileges of the club, based on their classification of membership, except they shall not be permitted to sponsor new members.

Guidelines

Launch

  • The launch can be reached on channel 08.
  • Launch operators are required to be licensed by the Coast Guard. Only designated USCG Licensed Launch Operators are permitted to transport passengers in any vessels owned and operated by Plymouth Yacht Club.
  • All Children 12 years old and under must wear a life jacket while on board club vessels.
  • Waterfront operations and launch services may be suspended during severe weather conditions. Club Vessels,
  • Club vessels are to be operated solely by authorized employees of the Plymouth Yacht Club.
  • A dinghy and work whaler are available for members use and may be signed out at the dock house.

Floats

  • All children 12 years old and under must wear a life jacket on the floats.
  • Tie-ups are limited to 30 minutes.
  • Yacht-owners are to be aboard their boats while they are tied up to the docks.
  • No overnight tie-ups are permitted without the prior approval of the steward or the manager.
  • Dinghy tie up is restricted to the North side of the ramp, and all members must see Steward to procure a seasonal dinghy sticker.
  • Do not tie dinghies on the north exterior float. This section of the dock is reserved for PYC boats.
  • There is no swimming off the Club docks.

Work Whaler Policy

Members: The work Whaler must be signed out at the dock office and signed back in when returning.  Work Whaler use is permitted only when launch service is operating and only during daylight hours.  A PFD must be worn at all times.  No exceptions.

Fuel Policy

  • There will be no pouring of fuel or fueling of boats/dinghies at the Club Docks.
  • Dinghy fuel tanks should be filled off site, brought back to the Club, carried to your dinghy and then attached to the engine.
  • There will be no use of club carts to transport fuel containers – they should be hand carried.
  • No more than two 5 gallons approved fuel containers may be transported out to your boat on the launch.  The launch operator has the discretion at any time to prohibit the transport of any such fuel containers on the launch.

Contractors

Guest privileges may be extended to visiting contractors while working on member’s boats, provided the Manager or Steward is notified by the member of the intended use of club facilities. Contractors unaccompanied by members will be required to log in at the dock house.

Moorings

Please advise waterfront steward when your mooring will be available for club use. Refer to Club mooring protocol which is available in the manager’s office.  As supply allows, temporary rentals are available.

Smoking

Smoking is prohibited year round inside the Club, on all of the decks (i.e. all Topside deck and all of the main deck) and under the main deck on ground level.

Parking

No parking is allowed on the pier. Loading and unloading of passengers and equipment only. Parking of trailers, when attached to vehicles, is only permitted in designated spots in the parking area. Please see Manager/Steward.

Pets

Pets are welcome but must be under the owner’s control at all times.