OPEN HOUSE and Beer Tasting Event at the BYC

It only happens once a year! The Bellingham Yacht Club will open its doors to the public on Sat. April 27th during Squalicum Harbor’s CharterFest. This year’s BYC Open House will host a Beer Tasting Event from 2 until 5 p.m. featuring: Boundary Bay Brewery, Kulshan Brewery, and Chuckanut Brewery. Vote for your local favorite and then order up a pint at the BYC Bar.

The public is invited to check out our facilities, our programs, and our boating programs. Doors open at 10 a.m. Coffee and tea,pastries and muffins will be available.

At noon, the BYC Bar will be open. Lemonade and soda will be available. Stop by for a hot dog straight off the grill to go with your favorite beverage. Information Booths and Tours of the BYC Club will be available from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m.

Do you have questions about boat electronics, navigation, local cruising or reciprocal moorage? Our experts will be available to answer questions. The Youth Sailing Program will have boats on display and information about summer sailing lessons and the Whatcom High School Sailing Team. Don’t have a boat, but love the being around the water, then come check out sail crew/race committees and our many social programs.This is an all ages event. If you plan to order at the Bar, please bring ID.

The Jasmine Greene Band will play from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Take a break from dancing and enjoy Shrimp Scampi with rice and slaw.

It only happens one day a year–the BYC OPEN HOUSE. For more info, please contact Gary Baker at or 360-441-5683 or visit

We welcome new members! BYC–It’s all about the boats, the water, the friends! Come join the BYC Family.

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