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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.

Steak Night

Steak Night this Friday!

Good Eats on FRIDAY!

It’s steak night this Friday!

The third Friday of every month from September through May, club members and guests gather at the KYC Clubhouse to grill a steak. Folks start arriving about 6:00 p.m., and by 6:30 everyone has a steak on the grill.

Suggested donation is $15.


Club Business |

October Membership Meeting

The October KYC Membership Meeting was held Tuesday evening, as scheduled.

POTLUCK The event started with a potluck, hosted by Xiao Nan Tatsuda. Xiao Nan went the extra mile, spending two days preparing burritos, chow mein, vegetable pancakes, salad, and other dishes. Other contributions from various members included pickled salmon, carrot soup, baked salmon and […]

Maintenance |

flag_commodoreCommodore’s Comments
Trustees, Membership meetings, Work party

The Trustees will meet at 5:30, Wednesday, September 25.

Membership will meet on Tuesday, October 1: Xiao Nan Tatsuda is cooking up a fantastic dish for dinner that night. Yo’all come and enjoy.

We have not been able to get the siding but will have it at MikeFirar’s work shop on Saturday, October 5. It […]

Commodore’s Dinner

Good Eats on FRIDAY!

In spite of the rather vigorous onset of our first fall storm, fifty people showed for the commodore’s dinner, hosted by Tom and Mary Schulz on Friday evening. But even fifty enthusiastic folks couldn’t finish the Mexican feast–there was just too much food. A big thanks to Tom and Mary […]

Cruising |

Black Sands Beach Picnic
RESCHEDULED: Saturday, July 20th, Noon to 4 p.m.

What is it they say about the best laid plans of mice and men? It seems the beach has already been reserved by another large group for the 13th, so the KYC picnic has been rescheduled for Saturday, July 20th — yes, it is reserved for us.

From the rear commodore:

Dear Members,

Our third […]

Hamburger Night

Friday Night Hamburgers

Friday Hamburger Nights, a KYC tradition, begin this weekend with this week’s host, Laura Murph. Yacht Club members and guests are invited to come to the clubhouse after work on Friday to grill their own burgers and feast on other potluck dishes, snacks and drinks. The KYC supplies burgers with all of the fixin’s, and […]

People |

Cindi and Robert

The last KYC steak night of this winter season was hosted by Cindi and Robert Davis. The well-attended event was a resounding success, with great meat selections from Tatsuda’s Grocery and a wide variety of side dishes and desserts.

While we’re talking about Cindi and Robert, we need to thank them for the immaculate appearance […]

Hamburger Night

Friday Hamburger Nights

KYC’s traditional hamburger nights will begin June 7th with the first one being hosted by Laura Murph. Check back here regularly for updates.

Steak Night

Steak Night this Friday

Robert and Cindi Davis are hosting our last Friday steak night before Fall. Join us for steaks from 6-8pm this Friday, May 16.

Please RSVP so they can order enough food. Bring your own beverage and a side or desert if you’d like. The Club will have New York or Rib Eye steaks and chicken, […]

Maintenance |

Spring Work Party

Saturday, May 4, 8:00 a.m.

The clubhouse and float are looking good, but it’s time for spring maintenance chores. The work plan includes refurbishing the flagpole, outside lettering, paint the gate and front door, repair and replace the back door, pressure wash the float, and finish re-decking the north end of the dock.

Many hands […]

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