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Ketchikan Yacht Club (KYC)
P.O. Box 6694
Ketchikan, Alaska 99901

Editor:
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 |

January Meeting

The January 7 meeting begins with a potluck at 6:30 p.m., and the meeting starts at 7:30. Since we did not have a quorum for December meeting, we will have our annual election of officers at the January meeting. We will also vote on an amendment to the by-laws changing our meeting time from 7:30 […]

New Years Day Brunch!

The Ketchikan Yacht Club will be open for brunch New year’s day with hot food available at 9:00 am. If you don’t trust the trustees cooking, feel free to bring your own dish, but there will be plenty of food. There will also be champagne, but otherwise, BYOB.

See you on News Year for Brunch […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Cruising |

Spring Cruising Events

Mark your calendar for the following KYC Cruising events:

April 27th: Shelter Cove (NOAA Chart 17428) Shelter Cove has a dock and a good anchorage, with plenty of room for all. There is good crabbing and shrimping in the area. The cruise will be Friday, April 26th through Sunday, April 28th. This will be a […]

Steak Night

Steak Night 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 5:00 p.m., and by 6:00 everyone has a steak on the grill. This month’s hosts are Judith and Sam McQuerry.

Steak nights […]

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