S/V Ariel

S/V Ariel, an Etchells one-design racing sloop, beats to windward in a light breeze. Photo by ML Dahl.

Welcome to the KYC Sailor’s section.  If you have a sailboat or are interested in sailing, we have something for you.

The KYC Sailing Fleet Captain is Jim Dahl, who will be coordinating all sailing events under KYC flag. The Sailing Fleet Captain is appointed by the commodore, and answers to the board of trustees.  Jim can be contacted at, or phone 206-491-6238.

Thursday evening sailing event:
The Ketchikan Yacht Club is sponsoring a weekly Thursday evening sailing event on Tongass Harbor with the starting line at Red Buoy WR-6.   The Club goal is to provide sailing and boat handling opportunities to club member-owned boats. The KYC desires to raise its profile in the community and increase membership by providing local sailors an opportunity to improve seamanship skills.

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