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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.

Merchandise |

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 | Maintenance |

KYC Upcoming Activities

Put these on your calendar! There will be a work party to install the siding and other clubhouse projects this Saturday, May 3 starting at 9:00 am. (Breakfast will be served at 8:00) The next membership meeting on Tuesday, May 6. There will be a Potluck at 6:00pm followed by the meeting at 7:00 pm. […]

Club Business | Hamburger Night | Steak Night

KYC Needs Your Help

KYC runs on volunteer labor, so here is an appeal to members from the Rear Commodore:

1. Our last regular membership meeting of the season is Tuesday May 6th. The potluck will begin at 6pm with the business meeting beginning at 7pm. Many of our traveling members are home so come welcome them.

2. Steak […]

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 […]

Hamburger Night | Steak Night

Happy Easter

Just a clarification on dates–there will be no Steak Night this Friday to avoid conflict with Good Friday and Easter weekend. The next steak night will be May 16th, and then we begin the weekly summer hamburger nights on Friday, May 23rd.

People |

Video: Pizza Night

The Nadejda crew enjoys a pizza night at the KYC Clubhouse:

Steak Night

Steak Night this Friday

Steak Night on Friday, April 10, will be hosted by Commodore Schulz.

The weatherman is forecasting a sunny day with temperatures in the 50’s, so come out and enjoy a but of spring!

Some folks start showing up by 5:30, and the party should be in full swing by 6!

Please RSVP Commodore Schulz.


Cruising |

Waggoner Flotilla Welcome

Each year five to six hundred boats travel the inside passage to Alaska. We see only a few cruisers at the Ketchikan Yacht Club–in fact many of them don’t even know there is a yacht club here. As a result, these folks only stop for a brief time in Ketchikan, then move on to […]

Club Business |

April 1 Membership Meeting

Judith McQuerry inspects the new BBQ grill that she donated to KYC.

UPDATE: The April 1 membership meeting was well attended.

We can also try out the new grill that Rear Commodore Judith donated to KYC — a purchase she made at the First City Council on Cancer auction a couple of weeks ago. […]

KYC St. Patty’s Benefit Dinner

All this for First City Council on Cancer!

UPDATE: The St. Patrick’s Day dinner came off without a hitch–turnout was a little lower than last year, but KYC was able to donate $1000 to the First City Council on Cancer! Thanks to everyone who participated!

Hi all KYC members! March marks the month of […]

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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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