Beaufort Kayak, Small Vessel Storage Applications Close March 3


Beaufort’s Small Vessel Storage Lottery will be at 1 pm Wednesday, March 4, in the Train Depot. To enter the lottery, you must complete an application by 5 pm, Tuesday, March 3, but you do not have to be present at the lottery to get a spot.

Applications can be found here. The rental fee for this year is $75 and is due after the lottery has been completed.

The town offers several locations on Taylor’s Creek for the storage of kayaks, canoes and other small vessels. Spaces are limited.


Only non-motorized, self-propelled vessels are eligible for permits. No vessel of any type may be longer than 15 feet. Sailboats and other non-motorized boats with the exception of kayaks and canoes must be under 12 feet.

Full-time & Part-time town residents are eligible for permits, and a town water bill, utility bill or tax bill must be shown to verify residency. Households are limited to two spots.

Detailed information can be found at the town’s website.