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Boat Rack Rentals

Boat racks are available for season rentals at Jennings Beach, Penfield Beach and Ye Yacht Yard. Racks are available for storing canoes, catamarans (hobies), kayaks, One-Designs, paddleboards, sunfish, and windsurfers depending upon the storage location and the renter's resident status.  Racks at Jennings Beach and Ye Yacht Yard are managed by the Marina Department.  Racks at Penfield Beach are managed by the Parks and Recreation Department.  Fees and regulations are determined by the Parks and Recreation Commission.

Rack Availability

Jennings Beach has 186 racks that accommodate canoes, kayaks, paddleboards, sunfish and windsurfers as well as space for 76 Catamarans and 12 One Design Boats.  Penfield Beach can accommodate 102 Sunfish as well as canoes, kayaks, paddleboards and windsurfers up to 16 feet. Ye Yacht Yard can accommodate up to 20 canoes, kayaks, paddleboards and windsurfers.

A maximum of two boats are permitted per rack at Jennings and Penfield.  Only one boat is permitted per rack at Ye Yacht Yard.

Racks are available to Town residents at all three locations.  Non-resident taxpayers* may rent racks at Jennings Beach (with the exception of One-Designs) and Penfield Beach.  There are a limited number of racks available to non-residents at Penfield Beach.

Each year, those who have held a rack during the previous year will have an opportunity to renew their boat rack.  After the specified deadline, if there are openings, those on the wait list will be contacted.

Rental Rates

The following rates are currently in effect for rack rentals.  All rates are annual and renew in April.

 Location/Vessel  Resident Non-Resident Taxpayer*  Non-Resident
Jennings Beach      
   Canoe/Kayak/Paddleboard/Windsurfer (up to 16') $200  $400  N/A
   Catamarans (Hobies) $235 $435  N/A
   One-Design $235  N/A  N/A
   Sunfish/Lasers $200 $400  N/A
Penfield Beach      
  Canoe/Kayak/Paddleboard/Windsurfer (up to 16') $200 $400  $400
  Sunfish/Lasers $200 $400  $400
Ye Yacht Yard      
  Canoe/Kayak/Paddleboard/Windsurfer (up to 16') $200 N/A N/A

* Taxpayers owning real property

Numbers to Call

Jennings Boat Rack Information and Wait List: 203-256-3010 (Marina Department)
Penfield Boat Rack Information and Wait List: 203-256-3191 (Parks and Recreation)
Ye Yacht Yard Boat Rack Information and Wait List: 203-256-3010 (Marina Department)