Launch Hours

Hyannis Yacht Club operate and maintain 2 launches for members. Generally only one is used during periods of low demand. The launch is for use by yachting members, their guests, and visiting yachtsmen only.

The launch driver is hailed by the VHF radio channel 69 with the hail HYC Launch or Hyannis Yacht Club launch” or by 3 short blasts of the horn. Please remember the launch driver may be attending to other club tasks when the demand for the launch is not actively carrying passengers. Launch Policy – Policy #33 governs the rules for using the launch service.

Launch hours are subject to change as conditions dictate. Before May 1 and after Columbus Day off hour launch service may be arranged through the Steward.

Launch Hours


May 1st to Memorial Day Weekend
Monday - Thursday 7:30AM – 5:00PM
Friday - Sunday 7:30AM - 8:00PM

Memorial Day Weekend
Friday - Monday 7:30AM - 8:00PM

After Memorial Day to June 15th
Monday - Thursday 7:30AM - 5:00PM
Friday - Sunday 7:30AM - 8:00PM

June 16th to Labor Day
Daily 7:30AM - 9:00PM

After Labor Day to Columbus Day
Monday - Thursday 7:30AM – 5:00PM
Friday – Sunday 7:30AM – 8:00PM
Columbus Day 7:30AM – 8:00PM

After Columbus Day to May 1st
Service by appointment only.