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.

Do you have questions about boat electronics, navigation, local cruising? BYC experts will be available to answer questions. The Youth Sailing Program will have boats on display and information about summer sailing lessons and joining the Whatcom High School Sailing Team. Don’t have a boat, but love the being around the water, then come check out our social, race crewing, race committee and youth sailing programs. Booths will be open from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m.

Morning Coffee

Doors open at 10 a.m. Coffee and tea with pastries and muffins will be available. At noon, the BYC Bar will be open. Lemonade and sodas will be available.

Beer Tasting Event

ALMOST FREE ($1) Beer Tasting event from 2 pm to 6 pm featuring: Boundary Bay Brewery, Kulshan Brewery, and Chuckanut Brewery. Vote for your local favorite. Then grab a hot dog straight off the grill to go with your fav brew.

Dinner and Music

Jasmine Greene and her Band will play from 5 until 8. Shrimp & rice along with all the fixings will be available. Bar will be open.

This is a great event to invite your neighbors, friends, and associates to check out our beautiful Club and become part of the BYC Family!

Need More Info?

Contact Co-chairs: Gary Baker: or Angie Santosuosso at or Programs Chair: Kathy Brown at

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