Welcome to the Bellingham Yacht Club, established in February of 1925. Located on Bellingham Bay, at 2625 South Harbor Loop, in beautiful Bellingham, WA, we are proud to be Bellingham’s oldest yacht club. At about 370 members strong, we are an all volunteer club that is active in all aspects of boating: safety & education, cruising, racing, social and youth programs.

Guests, please browse our website for more information on our history, current events and activities. We welcome new member applications. Click here for more information. We think you’ll find that our club has a warm and welcoming membership, with many great events year-round. With our all-volunteer format, opportunities abound to become involved. Directly below on this page is a list of a few of our upcoming events. You can view this in the agenda view or select one of the different views at the top of the list.


Bellingham Sailing Foundation Accepted as Fred Meyer Community Rewards Charity

The Bellingham Sailing Foundation was formed as a vehicle to obtain tax deductible donations for the Bellingham Yacht Club Youth Sailing Program for the purpose of procuring new boats, sails, boat parts, safety equipment, docks and boat repairs as well as providing scholarships to the program for students.

We are pleased to announce that the Bellingham Sailing Foundation has been accepted as a Fred Meyer Community Rewards Charity. You can participate in this program by linking your Fred Meyer Rewards card to the non-profit charity of your choice. Click here for more information on how to do this.


Upcoming Events

September – October 2014

Sep
3
Wed
BYC Membership Meeting – Cancelled @ (LG) Bellingham Yacht Club
Sep 3 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Commodore Bodtke has cancelled this meeting. The meeting will be rescheduled at a later date.

Sep
7
Sun
Pink Boat Regatta @ Bellingham Yacht Club
Sep 7 all-day

The Bellingham Yacht Club is pleased to announce its sponsorship of the 1st Annual Pink Boat Regatta – Bellingham to be run simultaneously with Seattle’s on September 7, 2014 on Bellingham Bay. This will be an historic event as this will be in conjunction with the opening of the 2014 International Pac Rim Cup Regatta, with six visiting countries.

For more information and to sign up, please visit the Pink Boat Regatta Website at http://www.pinkboatregatta.org/. Yout can also visit their Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/ThePinkBoat?ref_type=bookmark.

Sep
9
Tue
BYC Dinghy Racing DJOD Practice @ Bellingham Yacht Club
Sep 9 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Practice Session – Not Scored.

Sep
19
Fri
Desolation Sound Cruise @ Desolation Sound
Sep 19 – Sep 29 all-day

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Cruise will end in Poet’s Cove where you will join the Poet’s Cove Cruise participants.

Reservations
  • TBD
Activities
  • TBD
Food Theme
  • TBD
Local Attractions
  • TBD
Sep
20
Sat
Dale Jepsen One-Design Regatta @ Bellingham Yacht Club
Sep 20 – Sep 21 all-day
Sep
27
Sat
Poets Cove Cruise @ Poet's Cove
Sep 27 – Sep 29 all-day

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Reservations
  • Reservations Required. Contact Poets Cove Marina at 1 250-629-2100. Hotel reservations also available.
Activities
  • TBD
Food Theme
  • Mystery Dinner
Local Attractions
BYC Marmetta Cup @ Bellingham Yacht Club
Sep 27 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Oct
1
Wed
BYC Membership Meeting – Cancelled @ (LG) Bellingham Yacht Club
Oct 1 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Commodore Bodtke has cancelled this meeting. The meeting will be rescheduled at a later date.

Oct
4
Sat
BYC Governor’s Point Race @ Bellingham Yacht Club
Oct 4 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Oct
10
Fri
Fall Fleet Captain’s Cruise – Inati Bay @ Inati Bay
Oct 10 – Oct 12 all-day

A small raft-up Sunday afternoon

Reservations
  • No reservations required. Transportation for non-boat owners will be available.
Activities
  • Friday Night Happy Hour and Camp Fire Ashore
  • Saturday Afternoon Barbeque
  • Sunday Morning Brunch
Food Theme
  • TBD
Local Attractions
  • Boating, sailing, swimming, hiking, fishing, crabbing, kayaking, Frisbees, bocce ball, horseshoes etc.