Kittery Point Yacht Club

Located in New Castle NH, on the southern shore of the Piscataqua River

Kittery Point Yacht Club is located in New Castle NH, on the southern shore of the Piscataqua River. Its clubhouse stands opposite Seavey Island, home of the historic Portsmouth Naval Shipyard. Ships from all over the world pass before it, vying with local lobster and fishing boats during the week and hundreds of pleasure boats on holidays and weekends.

A member of the US Sailing association, KPYC is well represented in local, regional and occasionally national events, with members racing and cruising a variety of boats. The KPYC sponsors the KPYC Sailing School, the Seacoast’s only public sailing school and youth racing program.

Our members are drawn primarily from surrounding states of New Hampshire and Maine, with some living farther away during the winters. Most enjoy common interests in boating and organized social activities during the main season from May to October. Pot luck dinners and casual gatherings are often found throughout the year.


Recent Announcements

  • KPYC Launch Schedule

    Hello All, It’s time again to start another season and we’d like to remind everyone of the launch schedule. Beginning Memorial Day Weekend we’ll be running the launch every Tuesday, Thursday, & Friday 2:00 PM to 9:00 PM and every Saturday, Sunday, & Holidays 8:00 AM to 9:00 PM. The full description of our launch […]

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  • North Sails: Sail Trim for Cruisers & Racers with Brad White – Thursday June 2, 2022 6:30pm

    “Racing or Cruising- get the most out of your sails” Trim tips from Brad White North Sails.This is a great opportunity to learn from pro sailor and North Sail’s Brad White.Brad grew up sailing and racing in Mass Bay between the South Shore and North Shore, Cape Cod to Maine. He began racing at 8 […]

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  • Edmund Charles Tarbell, II

    NEW CASTLE — Edmund Charles Tarbell, II, born Boston, MA, July 11, 1926; died Rye, NH, May 8, 2022. He was the son of Edmund A. Tarbell and Marjorie B. Tarbell (Staley) of New Castle, and grandson of Edmund C. Tarbell, artist of Boston and New Castle, and of Daniel W. Badger, Mayor of Portsmouth, […]

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