Welcome to Freedom Boat Club of Maryland in downtown Washington, DC

Location: The Yards Marina, 1492 Fourth St. SE, Washington, DC 20003

Meet Our Fleet:  2017 Glastron GTS180Bowrider 18' | 2017 Lexington 521 Pontoon 22' | 2017 Campion Chase 20’ | 2017 Wellcraft 180 Fisherman 18’

The Yards Marina in Washington, D.C., home of Freedom Boat Club - Washington D.C., is in the prime location for members looking to stay and play in the nation's capital. The Yards Marina is located on the northern bank of the Anacostia River between Nationals Park and the Washington Navy Yard. This area boasts blocks of fine dining restaurants, world-class hotels, hip lounges, quaint pubs, and the best of national and local shops. In addition to all that – you can take a quick walk to Nationals Park.

Complementing its vibrant and bustling location, The Yards Marina features ample amenities for our members. From exciting summer events, to well-appointed showers and a comfortable marina lounge, boaters have access to all the comforts of home while enjoying their stay in Washington.

Parking: Freedom Boat Club members and guests enjoy secure parking (at a fee). Limited free parking is available through the dockmaster.

Metro: Take the Green Line to Navy Yard stop, then a short walk to The Yards Marina.

PLEASE NOTE: A Boater Education Card from the District of Columbia or your home state must be in your possession no matter what your age.  This is DC law and is strictly enforced. You can take the boaters safety course online for free at https://www.boatus.org/districtofcolumbia/


Here are some of the top cruising places some of our Maryland club members love.

  • Old Town Alexandria for shopping, eating, museums, festivals.
  • Georgetown Waterfront for incredible restaurants, shopping, kayaking, canoeing and paddle boarding.
  • The Salt Line Seafood Restaurant for a delicious meal and delectable dessert.
  • James Creek Island for picnicking, volleyball and relaxing.
  • Columbia Island to crab a bite to eat at the Columbia Island Café, enjoy the picnic area and or get some necessities at the ship’s store.

Enjoy the day touring downtown DC or cruising to your favorite place to eat!

Membership information: Zack Ward (202) 539-2774 washingtondc@freedomboatclub.com

The Yards Marina Dock Cell Phone: (202) 441-5508

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Zach Ward, Member Executive
(202) 539-2774

1492 Fourth St. SE
Washington, DC 20003

Reservations & Reciprocals
(240) 506-0168

(202) 441-5508


The Yards Marina

Maryland and DC locations
Starting September 4
7:30 am - 6:30 pm


The Yards Park

Nationals Ballpark

50+ Restaurants

Trapeze Training Center

Night Clubs

Diamond Teague Park

Anacostia Riverwalk Trails

July 4th Fireworks Display


Tide Chart

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