Annisquam Yacht Club, situated on the Essex Bay end of the Annisquam River, is available for private events to both members and non-members. Non-members must be sponsored by an active member of the AYC. 

Additionally see below more detailed information about each of our unique spaces for events. We offer three separate ideas for spaces that would work best with your particular event. Please contact Dean Lavoie at to check availabilities again begin planning your next memorable event at the AYC!

The Dining Room and Porch (first floor)



The perfect set up for any large event like a wedding or fundraiser. The first option is the Whole venue. This is the club dining room, back porch, game room, game room porch, and Governors room. Perfect for weddings or any large events. We can accommodate up to 180 guests at capacity. We can host full club events following Memorial Day to Fathers Day and after Labor Day until Columbus Day.

Game Room & Game Room Porch  (first floor) 


The combination of these two special locations at AYC provides a perfect private setting and view
 of the Annisquam River and Wingaersheek Beach. By combining these two areas we can accommodate up to 40 guests for any of the following events: Seated Dinner, Cocktail Party, Family Reunion, Bereavement, Luncheon, Brunch/Continental Breakfast, or even a Traditional New England Clambake.

Governors Room (second floor)


The Governors Room is a Private Room that affords expansive views of the Annisquam River towards Wingaersheek Beach and stunning sunsets over Coffins Beach and the edge of Ipswich Bay. This stately and classic space can accommodate up to 25 guests for a Seated Dinner, Cocktail Party, Family Reunion, Bereavement, Business Luncheon/Meeting, Brunch/Continental Breakfast, or Board Meeting. Services available through the Club include an HDMI capable projector, conference phone, whiteboards, and easels. Wireless through the Clubs WIFI is complimentary for your meeting needs.  


 For further information or inquiries, please email Dean Lavoie (General Manager) at