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Point Independence Yacht Club



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15-17 Independence Lane
Onset, MA 02571
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58 Reviews

by mvmarisat on Sep 11, 2020
Second to none in service, hospitality, knowledge, and courtesy

by lindabunce on Aug 19, 2020
My husband and I had the pleasure of being a guest at Point Independence Yacht Club for 5 night. From the reservation to the day we left, The Steward Steve and his staff were fantastic. The boat owners are very nice and they keep their boat in fantastic shape. We look forward to docking here again. Thank you PIYC.. :-)

by yolotug19 on Aug 11, 2020
Best stop on the Cape. Dockmaster Steve and his crew are fantastic. They will do anything to make your stay a pleasant one. Great facilities. In walking distance to great restaurants. Whenever we are here, we feel more like a club member than a transient boater.

by hoonerfish on Aug 09, 2020
Helpful staff, friendly environment

by adow on Aug 08, 2020
Our first stay years ago was out of necessity. Rough seas, a stuck bridge, and lack of daylight altered our plans. A member of the yacht club overheard myself and a friend on the VHF talking about where we could stay. They guided us into a slip. We have been back every year since. Everyone has always been warm and welcoming. Dog friendly, A short walk to town, Good fuel prices. The way a yacht club should be. Thank u for another great stay.

by paulsi on Aug 01, 2020
Great!!! Very friendly!!! Very good fuel prices TOO.

by smcgauvran on Jul 31, 2020
The staff on the fuel dock were very friendly and helpful. We picked up a mooring for one night, and did laundry. They have three brand new showers that will be approved for use this Monday. (The only thing is it takes 3 full minutes for the water to get warm!) The harbor was very quiet.

by paulwilliamsen on Jul 30, 2020
It was our first time in the harbor and we draw 7’ so we were very cautious. When we called the club they were very non-chalet and gave us vague directions to our mooring. Due to high winds we never got into our dinghy to head to shore, so I don’t know how the facilities were.

by tributesails on Jul 27, 2020
Friendly staff and slip holders. Everything is as advertised. Great place to stop going either way through the canal.

by lmgallinaro on Jul 19, 2020
The dock staff was fantastic! Very helpful and personable. They even made accommodations for an extra 2 boats (total of 8) for us. And the gas prices are so cheap! Will definitely be back!

by maryanntrask on Jul 19, 2020
Gorgeous view from a beautiful marina. We had a wonderful time ! Can’t wait to come back.

by xt988438jgrfsctyvwhf on Jul 08, 2020
Excellent experience! Everyone was friendly and helpful, beautiful property. Could not be better! Highly recommended!!!

by desi on Jul 06, 2020
We spent a few nights here last year and had a terrific experience. Not so great this year. I believe the YC was late getting things going this year due to Covid-19 and the phased reopening of the State. However, they knew that and should have put out information to that effect. For example, they were still finishing up a huge shower project and showers had not been inspected and permitted for use. We were told we could use them at our own risk. Upon closer inspection, we found the showers to be filthy and pretty much unusable for that reason. Also, the club advertises that wi-fi is available which is untrue as far as transients are concerned as far as we can tell. Transients are generally put on the far dock and the internet signal does not reach that far. Supposedly Comcast has been unable to find a way to extend the signal that far. Location is handy to the village and restaurants, club members are friendly, but we feel the club should have used the message area in the Dockwa reservation request form to warn of current short-comings. We were able to use the gas grills available on the premises and some of the restaurants will deliver to the YC if going to the village is inconvenient.

by cindylaba on Jul 06, 2020
Steve and everyone at Point Independence were absolutely fantastic - ready, willing, and able to help and so friendly and kind. We had a great spot on the outside dock with a few other guests. Top-notch place.

by bluebyyou on Jun 23, 2020
What has happened here ? All new staff ? Sadly Not the same place. :-(. I use to recommend this marina to friends
Marina Response:
We are very sorry to hear that your recent experience at PIYC did not meet your expectations. We would love to hear from you directly so we can better understand your concerns. Please email us at [email protected] As a seasonal facility, our staff does turn over from time to time. Any new employee undergoes vigorous training to keep our facility safe, and members and guests happy. Your feedback is very important to us as it will help us address any gaps in training we may have. We look forward to continuing to provide our guests with a world class experience. This off season we completely rebuilt our bathrooms and showers in an effort to improve our facility and your experience. We are looking forward to being able to open completely once we feel it is safe to do so in this Covid 19 environment.

by leonardlunt on Oct 28, 2019
Barry, dockmaster, was terrific. Cold rainy Sunday, he was quick to come out and help us dock, made sure we understood everything, showed us the clubhouse and big screen tv, advised us on dining/drinking spots, gave us his cell phone number and told us to call him at any time. Also, engaging and friendly. The facility was fine, well appointed, and in good repair. Great protected place to wait out a storm.

by boboneill on Sep 19, 2019
PIYC has become our favorite marina in this area. Great location and the staff is the best. Dockmaster Barry goes the extra mile making staying there a great time.

by b5czdq2cjk2tdoriimik on Sep 06, 2019
Great facility and very attentive and helpful staff.

by llkm143 on Aug 31, 2019
Friendly folks with first class accommodations. Great restaurants within walking distance.

by ptriporo on Aug 31, 2019
What an absolute pleasure to spend a week here. We own a 76ft and our crew needed a car so the dockmaster Barry was so kind to lend it to us. The facility is immaculate and the docks are well kept and look new! Highly recommend this marina!

by zlaxref on Aug 27, 2019
Mooring was perfect Steward was very helpful in the morning getting ice and bringing it to my boat. Very helpful

by anotheririshwake on Aug 16, 2019
We love PIYC! The staff is super friendly and Barry, the dockmaster, went out of his way to be welcoming and accommodating. Great facilities and access to the beach. Short walk to restaurants and shops.

by ericonsantosha on Aug 15, 2019
As on our trip north in June Barry knocked it out of the park with friendly, attentive service. IPYC will always be a regular stop on our trips through the CCC!

by skipperpeter on Aug 10, 2019
Beautiful Harbor, nice facility. Fun stay.

by bwasileski on Aug 09, 2019
Totally great guys, club marina and harbor. They voluntarily came out with their pump boat after they heard on the radio that the harbor master had shut down his pump boat early for the day. Great service.

by crburnham on Aug 07, 2019
quick and easy and great price

by lawdedaw on Aug 06, 2019
Dockmaster and crew were very helpful. Onset Village quaint.

by rhrubin on Jul 29, 2019
Easy access, quick response to mooring assignment. IPYC is always friendly and accomodating

by robertt on Jul 29, 2019
Great place and location Extremely helpful and friendly dock staff. Good facilities with new restrooms, although shower could use a redo. Short walk to quant Onset Village. Will be back.

by lambcfp on Jul 28, 2019
Great location, friendly staff I am reluctant to give them a good review for fear of no future availability. This place is a hidden gem, walk to a quaint village with great restaurants, Friday night fish fry that's to die for. Now comes the unique part : PIYC has a dock master by the name of Barry who treats guests as if they where members. Barry will do everything he can to accommodate your needs (the best that I have come across in 40 years of boating) and his entire staff have the same values. I have to attribute this to the Commodore because it is not just the Marina, everybody from the restaurant to specifically the House chairman were just fantastic. Richard G Lamb Weymouth MA Sarasota FL

by cathyklim on Jul 22, 2019
Great spot to moor on way to or from the Canal.

by outcast2 on Jul 22, 2019
Reservations were easy and confirmed quickly. We were met at the dock and assisted with tie up upon arrival and departure. Will go back!

by joblunt on Jul 19, 2019
The people here could not have been more accommodating and friendly! Close walk to town too!

by hmsindy on Jul 13, 2019
Stayed 4 nights. Yacht Club was very accommodating. We even attended their Friday night fish fry. Town has a bus that will take you to Stop and Shop for a buck. Transiting the canal is a nightmare so time slack if you can.

by bandh on Jul 09, 2019
Awesome stay at Point Independence Yacht Club. We stayed July 5-7, 2019. Our second time there and will definitely go back again. The members were friendly and they were having their 4th of July gathering the Saturday we were there and invited us to join. The beach is right at the end of the dock so it is awesome for small kids.The marina is clean and has restrooms, showers and laundry. There is also a fuel dock and a pump out boat available. Barry the marina manager and his staff were wonderful and very accommodating.There is a nice clean grill area that is overhead protected. A short walk uptown will bring you to several restaurants. My favorite is Mark Anthony's for pizza. They have lots of other menu items as well including seafood but I discovered they have the best chicken salad I've ever had! Made in house and not loaded with mayo. It was yum. This is a protected place to stay if you are boating through the Cape Cod canal in your travels. We will definitely be back again.

by arubabryan on Jul 07, 2019
Great accommodations and staff. Location is fantastic. And the members are very welcoming!

by rapiti on Jun 23, 2019
Great people, nice spot.

by kimk on Jun 10, 2019
Great marina. Clean , friendly staff was so helpful !!! Great spot to walk to dinner and they have nice tables and chairs in the dock for morning coffee. Or evening cocktail. We will def be back. !!!!

by ebudelmann on Sep 04, 2018
Nice people. Awesome location, clean shower & laundry and superior location. Walk to town.

by sparetime on Sep 02, 2018
Great steff very helpful and friendly

by dndonwogs on Sep 01, 2018
This is our third stop at the Point Independence Yacht Club, and there is a reason: Friendly, competent folks that work there along with better fuels prices than their neighbor. Easy dock to get in and out of. Two washers and two dryers with a folding table make doing laundry go faster. A perfect place to catch your breathe before going through the Cape Cod Canal or right after you have come through.

by sheilasteele on Sep 01, 2018
Lovely and friendly well maintained marina. Close to town and restaurants. Will return!

by egraebert on Aug 29, 2018
Best Kept Secret in New England.

by cdahl303 on Aug 25, 2018
A wonderful stop for the night before making passage through the canal. Excellent and friendly service, really nice facilities. Harbor launch to downtown for dining etc. we will be back.

by wwilsonkbgmailcom on Aug 23, 2018
Beautiful anchorage but we were unable to contact Port Independence YC to determine which mooring....we arrived @ 7:15pm & had tried both calling & hailing on VHF to no avail when we were 1/2 hour out

by ricknan on Aug 22, 2018
Friendly people and nice facility.

by rsontario on Aug 20, 2018
Great Place, Friendly People

by spbreton on Aug 13, 2018
Great place for either a stopover or vacation.

by mattm on Aug 08, 2018
A really nice well kept facility. And Barry and his staff were excellent to deal with and very helpful to us. They service and help was above and beyond.

by scottkoolik on Jul 18, 2018
Great place and very helpful staff. We stay again when in Onset. Thanks

by edward on Jul 17, 2018
Dock master sent me to mooring that put my 46’ vessel around... hiess they over booked their mooring field. Dockmaster then leaves immediately cause its time to get off work and never bothered to leave code for bathroom or showers! Yep... real nice

by steadfast1997 on Jul 10, 2018
All we did was grab a mooring. The only interaction with staff was via VHF to report the mooring number. We were directed to pay via Dockwa. PIYC no longer offers launch service so we did not go ashore, did not use any PIYC facilities. It turns out that there is an Onset Town launch that would have provided service but PIYC did not tell us. No pick-up stick, single pennant, pennant messy. The best we can say is that the mooring held.

by bacpac87 on Jul 02, 2018
Great spot - very friendly, Barry was very accommodating.

by hloring.cfrary on Aug 22, 2017
Great help at the fuel dock. The person there led me to our slip even thougb, at 4 pm, there was noone around in the office. We got the gate code from our slip neighbor just before he left for the day, otherise we woukd have been stuck without a way onto our dock when we left to YC to go to dinner. But we love PIYC and Onset and have been coming every year for more than 25 years.

by johnrie on Jul 27, 2017
Very helpful staff, great facilities

by bryan0403 on Jul 06, 2017
The location just off the Cape Cod canal is a perfect for trips to Provincetown, the Elizabethan Islands or the Vineyard. The area provides top self fishing. The harbor is very well protected. And there are numerous dock and dine options within a 15-20 minute boat ride. There are also launch services that will pick you up at the club and bring you to area restaurants.

by boatgirl480 on Jul 03, 2017
Very nice place. Safe Harbor and heavy moorings. The only thing I would recommend is that they check the pennants on their moorings. Lines appeared old and frayed. We used a dock line for extra protection while the winds were up.

by mzimet73 on Jun 22, 2017
We had a great visit. Plenty of moorings. Well protected and 10 to 12 foot depths. Shep at the dock was very helpful and a big SHOUT OUT to Ryan who ran us back and forth from our boat to the dock as it was to o windy to drop our tender. Thanks Ryan!!
Status: Open

PIYC is following the guidelines of the State and we ask that anyone who is traveling from a restricted state or with someone from a restricted state not book at our facility.

Last Updated:about 1 month ago

About Point Independence Yacht Club

Since its inception, the Club like a great ship, has been able to survive wars, storms and financial problems because its members have always responded to the call for help.

Members, both past and present, should truly be proud to say that they have been a part of Point Independence Yacht Club and have helped mold its great history.

In closing, I want to say that it is not only a privilege but an honor to be your Commodore and to be part of this great family.


  • Gas
  • Diesel
  • Water
  • Electrical


  • Cable/Satellite TV
  • Floating Docks
  • Ice
  • Laundry
  • Pumpout
  • Restrooms
  • Security
  • Showers
  • Wireless Internet



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