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Unloading, Launching, Parking, Spectator & Rental Boat Info

Unloading:  Please unload sailors and boats at Duxbury Bay Maritime School (457 Washington Street).  Optis will congregate to the north side of the building, and 420s will congregate on the southern end of the parking lot.

Launching Powerboats & Sailboats:  All power boats must launch from the Duxbury town ramp at the end of Mattakeesett Court (off of Washington Street, just north of DBMS).  Be mindful that Duxbury experiences 9-12’ tidal shifts.

Trailer Parking:  Trailers will park at Battelle Laboratories (397 Washington St, Duxbury, MA 02332), just a short walk from DBMS. Please keep all vehicles and trailers off the grass. 

Park and walk to DBMS:  There will be limited car parking available in the area.  Cars may park at Battelle Laboratories (397 Washington St, Duxbury, MA 02332) please stay off the grass.  The Police Department has informed us that they will ticket and tow cars in No Parking zones.   

Additional parking:  Park and call DBMS (781-934-7555) for a shuttle ride from these locations:

Spectator Boats:  DBMS will provide Spectator Boats to take spectators to view Opti Green, Opti Championship and 420 races.  Look for posted schedules at DBMS ramp to boat floats behind the building. Limited capacity.

Spectator viewing for Green Fleet:  The Opti Green Fleet races can also be viewed from Bumpus Park.  Head north on Washington Street and turn right onto King Caesar Road to find Bumpus Park approximately ¼ mile on right, across from King Caesar House.

Bathroom Facilities for visitors:  Men and Women’s locker rooms are available in the main building for sailors to use.  Restrooms are located in those locker rooms.

Last updated 7/25/17