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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.

Hamburger Night | Maintenance | Steak Night

Upcoming Activities

Hello Yacht Club members!

Join us today (Saturday) at the Yacht Club for breakfast at 9am followed by a few easy jobs around the clubhouse. (mostly just cleaning)

Also, starting at 10am you can have the Coast Guard check your boat so you know you’re ready for the season.

Next Friday, May 15th will […]

Club Business | Maintenance

Change in Plans!

Due to an unforeseen circumstance, the club house maintenance day has been put off for 1 week. We will NOT be there this Saturday (May 2nd). The new date is Saturday May 9th!

But this is a good thing! It gives you a chance to tell us what you want to do at the May […]

Club Business |

New Years Day Brunch!

Dear Members, All are invited to our annual New Year’s Day Brunch! The menu will be eggs,sourdough pancakes, sausage, bacon, fruit salad, biscuits and gravy, coffee and whatever else someone wants to bring. We will start cooking at 8am and hang around until 11am.

This will be our January meeting so we hope everyone can […]

Club Business |

Changes to November Meeting Dates

Dear Members,

our regular November meeting will NOT be on Tuesday the 4th. This is election day and you are encouraged to vote. INSTEAD we will have the Commodore’s dinner on Friday the 7th. PLEASE RSVP to Tom if you will be attending. Hope to see you all there!


Club Business |

October Membership Meeting

Our October business meeting is set for Tuesday, October 7 – Potluck at 6 and meeting at 7. We will have a presentation on the Bulk head re-do and access to the Club house. So please come and get all the skinny. Tom

Club Business |

September KYC Meeting Tuesday
Note: Corrected times…

From the Commodore:

We begin monthly membership meetings again on Tuesday, September 2 at 7:00.

There are a couple of new membership applications that need action and we will have the new moorage agreement as the main item of discussion in order to answer any questions that are out there. As you have probably noticed […]

Maintenance | People | Safety

Quick Action Saves a Life

Help! Help! Help!

Robert Davis was sleeping on the Davis’s sailboat in Thomas Basin when he awakened to someone calling for help. He investigated, and found an intoxicated person had fallen into the water and couldn’t get back onto the dock. Robert managed to reach the victim in time, pulled him up by his belt […]

Club Business | Hamburger Night

Burger Night & Meeting!

It’s Friday!!!!

This week’s host is Alan Rockwood Please come and share good food and company. The grill is hot by 5:30 pm. Bring a dish to share.

There will be a brief Member’s Meeting at 6:30 pm to vote on a new member application.

Club Business | Safety | Tourism

Public Meeting Notice:

The next step in the Thomas Basin Promenade will be the section behind the Salvation Army building (by the KYC Clubhouse.) The project is in the 65% design phase, and a public meeting to discuss the project will be held Thursday evening at 5:30 p.m. It probably wouldn’t hurt to have some KYC members there […]

Club Business | People

Welcome, New Members

At the 5/28/14 Trustees meeting, 6 new member applications were provisionally approved by the Trustees. All provisional approvals were confirmed the following week at a member meeting called during the Friday evening hamburger feed.

Welcome aboard the following new members:

John Hill (sponsored by Tom Thompson) Michael Clinkscales (sponsored by Larry Pullin) Tom and Barbaro […]

Marine Warnings/Forecasts

  • 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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