In addition to the sailing community, KYC facilitates its vibrant social community through the use of the clubhouse.
Main Bar and Lounge
The class of a private club in the style of an English pub. The main bar and lounge is the perfect setting for casual get-togethers, meals, or just watching boats go by. Enjoy one of our many beverage offerings at the bar or curl up by the fireplace with a good book.
Set off from the lounge is a sunny, cozy nook with big comfy chairs. The room is equipped with a computer station, library, tv and kids play area.
The Partridge Room
Located on the second level, The Partridge Room is our charming event space. Adorned with white and royal blue and framed with a panoramic view of Kingston Harbour, this room is sure to compliment any occasion.
The main floor is fully accessible by wheelchair ramp. An accessible private bathroom equipped with automatic door is available.
There is complimentary WIFI (wireless internet) access throughout the clubhouse and harbour. Members and their guests are welcome to use the service but are asked to refrain from large downloads so other members can also use it.
Harbour and Grounds
613.547.5844 | VHF Marine CH-68
The Kingston Yacht Club offers the following Reciprocal Club Privileges to all Yacht Club members...
For members of Clubs with reciprocal privileges (a membership card must be shown) and subject to availability, published rates will be charged $2.25 per foot + HST for the 1st and 3rd night with a maximum stay of 3 nights per season. Please do not leave boats unattended for more than 8 hours without prior consent from the Club Steward.
Due to high demand and limited guest dock space Reciprocal Club members may only reserve on the day of arrival. To do so, please call the gas dock at 613-547-5844, they also monitor channel 68.
When calling please be prepared to provide club, boat type, name and dimensions as well as estimated arrival time.
Upon arrival KYC staff will welcome you. Please ensure you are flying your club burgee and be prepared to show your club membership card.
Reciprocal Club members are welcome to use all KYC amenities and services on a pay-as-you-go basis.
Please be advised that reciprocal privileges do not extend to use of the Wolfe Island Property.
KYC’s Reciprocal Club Privileges are not extended to boaters from public marinas.
We also offer Reciprocal Privileges with The University Club at Queen's University.
The KYC Parking Lot is available for member use. Please be sure to pick up your parking sticker from the office and ensure your vehicle is registered with the office. Parking is also available on Maitland, Simcoe and Emily Streets, but please follow the posted signs for restrictions.
Washrooms and Showers
There is a male, female, and unisex accessible washroom in the main clubhouse.
Shower facilities and additional washrooms are located in the Saints Rest building at the North West corner of the boat yard. These are available 24/7 for anyone staying on their boat (access code required - please see Gas Dock or office)
Swimming is available off the beach, the Middle Dock, and off the T-Dock. Children must be supervised at all times. It is the swimmers responsibility to ensure they are visible to boaters entering or leaving the harbor.
Dinghy Storage and Launching
There are two main sailing dinghy storage areas. One is on the breakwall, with launching facilities using the T-Dock. The other is the boat yard, with launching facilities using the railway launch ramp. Both areas are used by the Junior Sailing program and have designated areas for member dinghies. All dinghies shall be registered with the office and spaces will be assigned accordingly.
For tenders, kayaks and other small dinghies, there is also a dinghy rack on the breakwall. Contact the Main Office for more information.
Jemmett's Landing - Wolfe Island
KYC owns a property, referred to as Jemmett's Landing, at the East end of Wolfe Island just at the beginning of the Thousand Islands. It is a few hours sail East from the Club, and a wonderful location to get away from the city or as a stopover point on your way to or from a Thousand Islands trip. The property has 4 mooring balls, 140' of dock and small plot of grassy land surrounded by trees. Once on shore you will find outhouses, chairs, a large fire-pit, cooking facilities and even space for a few tents.
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