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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.

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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 […]

Steak Night

Steak Night Friday, April 17

Hello Yacht Club Members! Sorry for the late notice but I was busy doing my taxes… This Friday night (4/17) is steak night for April! Get your RSVP in soon for the next to last Steak Night of the season! Yes…next month, on May 15th will be the last one until the fall….you know […]

Steak Night

Steak Night — February 20

This Friday night (2/20) is steak night for February!

Get your RSVP in soon for what will be a great event hosted by legendary foodie John Hill and our new Rear Commodore Charley Starr! Friday, February 20th 6:00 to 8:00 pm Bring your own beverage and a side or dessert. KYC […]

Steak Night

Steak Night Friday!

Hello! Hope you are all having a wonderful New Year, so far!

Just a reminder, it’s Steak Night time…

Hosted by Al and Mimi Kotlarov Friday, January 16th 6:00 to 8:00 pm Bring your own beverage and a side or dessert. KYC will provide steaks and chicken, baked potatoes and salad for $15 per person.


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

Sailing |

Sail Racing Season Ends

Capt. Jim Dahl displays the Cake at Thursday’s potluck

The last Thursday of August marked the end of this summer sailboat racing season.

Commodore Schulz attended the after-race potluck, and had a few words for the sailboat skippers. Sail fleet Captain Jim Dahl marked the occasion with a cake, and thanked sailors for their […]

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 […]

Sailing |

It’s Thursday, sailors!

From the sailing fleet captain: Hello all,

For sure one start tomarrow nite.

We will have a pot luck after at the Club house. I have ordered a cake and will bring Ice Cream.. so go easy on the desert part of the pot luck.

Been a great season, hoping it will be dry. Louie […]

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
    Environment Canada

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