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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 | Hamburger Night | Sailing | Steak Night

It’s September!

Hello Yacht Club Members!

We should have done the Thursday sailing one more week!

Can you believe it’s September? Where did the summer go? Just because the summer is over doesn’t mean we’re done having fun!

Tomorrow (Friday) is the last Hamburger night of the year! And in just 2 weeks (9/18) we’ll have the […]

Club Business | Hamburger Night

Trustees Meeting Today

Commodore Mike has called a trustee meeting for Tuesday 8-4-15 at noon. All interested members are invited to attend. All trustees PLEASE make it a priority to attend.

Other items of import: We have no one signed up to do Hamburger Night this Friday or the last two Fridays in August! If you have a […]

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 […]

Cruising | Hamburger Night

It’s Friday!

Just a reminder: Hamburger Night happens at 5:30 this evening, hosted by Charlie & Judy Arteaga.

Also, cruise to Black Sands Beach for a picnic from 12 to 5 p.m. tomorrow (Saturday). Winds are forecast to be light, and high tide is about 1:00. Watch your depths because the bay is shallow.

Hamburger Night | People | Tourism

Festive Friday

Once again it was our pleasure to host a Waggoner’s flotilla at our 4th of July Friday night hamburger feed, and welcome them to Alaska. This group consisted of 6 boats, and we filled the clubhouse to the brim with over 60 members and guests. During the evening the rainy weather cleared, so the crowd […]

Hamburger Night | Tourism

Celebrate the 4th of July at KYC

Yes, there will be a Friday Hamburger Night at the Ketchikan Yacht Club on July 4th hosted by the Strait family. We are expecting the third group of visiting cruisers from Washington to arrive on the 4th, so come and welcome them to Ketchikan, the First City of Alaska!

As always, the grill will be […]

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.

Hamburger Night

Hamburger Friday

Friday, June 6, 2014 Is Friday Hamburger Night At the Ketchikan Yacht Club Hosted by Judith & Sam McQuerry. The grill will be ready to go at 6:00 pm Please come And bring something to share. See you there!

Club Business | Hamburger Night

Friday ‘Burgers & Special Meeting

From the Rear Commodore:

In addition to Hamburger night Tomorrow, Friday 5-30-14, kindly hosted by Laura Murph and Bonnie Douglas, we will have a very brief membership meeting to vote on several applications for membership.

If you would please sign in when you arrive at the club house, we can be sure we have […]

Club Business | Hamburger Night

Hamburger Season

From the rear commodore:

Just a reminder, EVERYONE is invited to host a hamburger night.

Thankfully, we have only four Friday nights not yet covered. July 4th, August 22,29 still need hosts. Also, a few people have signed up for more than one hamburger night. If you haven’t signed up, and this is the […]

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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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