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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.

Maintenance | Merchandise

Autopilot for Sale (needs repair)

Name: Mark Raine Email: Message: I have a Raymarine Autopilot model ST6000of sale. It was taken off a Hanschristian 38 and replaced. The pilot needs a brain box but was in working order other than that. I decided to go for a different model. I’m including the drive cylinder, flux compass, old brain box […]

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Swap Meet Saturday

Got stuff to sell? Looking for boat stuff? Plan on the KYC Swap Meet Saturday Morning. Here’s the scoop:

What: Boater’s Swap Meet When: Saturday, May 10, 2014 9:00 a.m. to noon Where: KYC Clubhouse How: Show up with your stuff–Laura Murph will have tables set up in the clubhouse Why? Fun and Profit

And […]

Club Business | Merchandise | Website/Blog

Got Stuff?

THE KYC SWAP MEET is scheduled for Saturday, May 10 at 9:00 a.m. at the KYC clubhouse. Members should plan on coming and setting up early.

This swap meet is for nautical gear or nautical-related stuff–plan on a table in the KYC clubhouse; dockside tables are okay if weather permits.

For larger items, try the […]

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flag_commodoreCommodore’s Weekly Update

We have a membership meeting on November 5. Bring a dish for dinner at 6 and meeting will follow.

We will have a discussion of the sailing program from Jim Dahl and Judith McQuerry and the commodore will be taking jacket orders. There are jackets available to try on and the order can also include […]

Club Business | Merchandise

KYC Jackets Available Again

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We can take orders for jackets until November 4th, just email Tom Schulz at with your order. The most popular KYC Jacket color is hunter green, but we can order another color if you wish.

When we last ordered, the jackets cost $45.00 – small to extra large; […]

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  • Forecast for Tonight and Wednesday. - Dixon Entrance East February 21, 2018
    Wind light increasing to northwest 10 to 20 knots near midnight. Wind northerly 10 to 20 Wednesday. Chance of flurries or showers overnight and Wednesday morning. Issued 04:00 PM PST 20 February 2018
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