Launch Hours

Hyannis Yacht Club operates and maintains 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 Dockmaster.

Current launch hours are as follows: 
9 AM until SUNSET - 7 DAYS/WEEK


May 1st to Memorial Day Weekend
Daily 9:00 AM until 5:00 PM


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


After Memorial Day to Mid-June
Monday - Thursday 9:00 AM - Sunset
Friday - Sunday 7:30 AM - 8:00 PM


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


After Labor Day to Columbus Day
Daily 9:00 AM - Sunset


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