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sailing1The Annisquam Yacht Club is a private club whose purpose since 1896 has been to provide for its members a haven for sailing, yachting, tennis, and friendship. Located 35 miles north of Boston, Massachusetts, the Club sits on the Annisquam River, about .5 miles south of the Annisquam Light and the entrance to Ipswich Bay. Our mooring area is well protected, though crowded; the Club has a limited number of guest moorings and can accommodate visiting boats up to 45’. Launch service is available (see Marina page for schedule). We have no guest rooms at the Club, though there are several B&B’s nearby. The Club serves lunch Thursday through Sunday. There is light dining six nights per week and fine dining Friday - Sunday. (see the Dining and Calendar pages for more information) and a nearby local restaurant serves dinner every evening except Wednesday. We welcome visiting yachts and hope to see you on your cruise.

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Launch Hours

Launch Service begins Saturday, May 27th 2017
Launch Service ends Monday, October 9th, 2017 Columbus Day

Guest Mooring Fee for 2017 is $55/night. Guest moorings cannot be reserved more than 30 days in advance.


Launch Schedule: May 27 – Oct 9, 2017                 

May 30 – June 11*

Wed - Thu: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Fri - Sun: 9:00 am to 8:00pm

June 12 – June 18*


Mon - Thu: 9:00 am to 5:00 pm

Fri - Sun: 9:00 am to 8:00pm

June 19 – September 4

Mon - Thu: 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Fri - Sat: 8:00 am - 10:00 pm

Sun: 8:00am - 9:00pm

During May and and early June, a launch driver may be available until one half hour past sunset for those out past 8:00 pm on weekends. In those instances, sailors should inform the Waterfront Manager of their intent and he will arrange for a launch driver to be on until those members return.

Fall Schedule

September 5 – October 9

Wed - Thu: 9:00 am to 5:00 pm

Fri - Sun: 9:00 am until 1/2 hour after sunset

All boats requesting launch service must hail AYC launch via VHF radio channel 68, excluding trawl line boats who may hail via whistle.

Waterfront Manager: Nate Cunningham : AYCWaterfront@gmail.com


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