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Ketchikan Yacht Club (KYC)
P.O. Box 6694
Ketchikan, Alaska 99901

Roger Maynard

The Ketchikan Yacht Club (KYC) is a domestic non-profit corporation, registered and licensed to do business in the State of Alaska. The Ketchikan Yacht Club blog is an information service for members and guests, and a public advertisement for the Ketchikan Yacht Club.

Boating and navigation information in this blog is published in good faith based on the best information available including local knowledge, but is not intended to replace authoritive sources. Mariners are cautioned to use all authoritive sources when planning trips or operating a boat.

The Ketchikan Yacht Club is organized as a social and recreation club under section 501(C)(7) of the U.S. Tax Code; contributions are not tax deductible.

Club Business | Maintenance |

KYC Work Weekend May 3

It’s time for the KYC Spring work party! We have a list of projects to be done on the clubhouse and docks, and boating season is almost here…so spend a little time this coming weekend to make it happen. Breakfast will be served at 8:00 a.m., and work begins at 9:00.

Contact a […]

Cruising | Maintenance | Navigation

Build Your Own Ship’s Log

A ship’s log adds to your boating experience in a number of ways. The logbook can serve as a navigation log, maintenance log, weather log, guest log, incident log, and a written narrative to record the day’s highlights for reading or reference at some future date.

The ship’s logbook is also a legal […]


flag_secretaryClubhouse Galley Cleaning

It is time to clean out the two refrigerators in the club house. Cindy Davis will clean them out on November 9th – so, if you have items in there that you want, put your name and date on it a.s.a.p.

Thanks! Laura Murph KYC Secretary

Maintenance |

flag_commodoreCommodore’s Comments
Trustees, Membership meetings, Work party

The Trustees will meet at 5:30, Wednesday, September 25.

Membership will meet on Tuesday, October 1: Xiao Nan Tatsuda is cooking up a fantastic dish for dinner that night. Yo’all come and enjoy.

We have not been able to get the siding but will have it at MikeFirar’s work shop on Saturday, October 5. It […]

Maintenance |

Spring Work Party

Saturday, May 4, 8:00 a.m.

The clubhouse and float are looking good, but it’s time for spring maintenance chores. The work plan includes refurbishing the flagpole, outside lettering, paint the gate and front door, repair and replace the back door, pressure wash the float, and finish re-decking the north end of the dock.

Many hands […]

Marine Warnings/Forecasts

  • Forecast for Today Tonight and Wednesday. - Dixon Entrance East February 20, 2018
    Wind northerly 5 to 15 knots except northeasterly outflow 15 to 25 near Portland Inlet this morning. Wind becoming light this afternoon then increasing to northwest 10 to 20 near midnight. Wind northerly 10 to 20 Wednesday. Chance of flurries or showers overnight and Wednesday morning. Issued 04:00 AM PST 20 February 2018
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