Bellingham Yacht Club – Events Calendar

Alaska Cruising “Inside Passage Seminars” @ Bellingham Yacht Club
Mar 28 @ 8:30 am – 4:30 pm

Saturday, March 28, 8:30am – 4:30pm    Alaska Cruising by Steve Lorimer of Inside Passage Seminars

  • 9-12: Advanced Anchoring Tactics and Transiting Tidal Rapids Safely
  • 1-4: Nanaimo, B.C. to Desolation Sound and Beyond to the Broughtons

For more information and to register, click HERE.

**Cancelled** Alaska Cruising “Inside Passage Seminars” @ Bellingham Yacht Club
Apr 4 @ 8:30 am – 6:00 pm

Saturday, April 4, 8:30am-6pm    Alaska Cruising by Steve Lorimer of Inside Passage Seminars.

  • 9-12: Crossing Queen Charlotte Sound and Exploring Northern B.C. to Prince Rupert:
  • 1-3: Explore Seymour and Belize Inlets Beyond Nakwakto Rapids and Cruising the ‘Other’ Inside Passage:
  • 3:15-5:15: Cruising from Prince Rupert to S.E. Alaska

For more information and to register, click HERE.

**Cancelled** Rope, Rigging and Tuning Your Rig @ Bellingham Yacht Club
Apr 8 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Presented by Randy Nulle

Seminar will be held in the BYC Ward Room (downstairs).

Topics include:

Tuning Your Rig, Standing Rigging

  • Wire
  • Rod
  • Rope
  • Running Rigging

Synthetic Rope

  • Fiber Properties
  • Construction Types
  • Lead Angles
  • Safety Tips

Randy has been racing since his high school days and has spent his entire career in the boating industry. His rigging knowledge comes primarily from his years as a sales director at Samson Rope Technologies. He has worked closely with some of the highest level riggers and racers in the world on rope construction and fiber technology. He has made three ocean crossings, raced in 5 offshore ocean races as well as numerous regattas, including the Etchells World Championships. His years of racing (including one dismasting) have shown him what works and doesn’t work in standing and running rigging.

Lighting Your Boat (Seminar) @ Bellingham Yacht Club
Nov 13 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

The Amazing and Spectacular Seminar:

“Lighting Your Boat: Preparing your Boat for the Lighted Boat Parade”

Presented by Steve Ross
At the Bellingham Yacht Club’s Ward Room (downstairs)

Friday, November 13th at 6:30 PM

Bellingham Yacht Club’s Famous “Lighted Boat Parade” will be held on Saturday evening December 5, 2020. The parade will start in Squalicum Harbor at dark and parade past the Boulevard, down to the Bellingham Cruise Terminal in Fairhaven and back again to pass the Bellwether Hotel. All boaters are invited to decorate your boats and join the parade!

This seminar will cover electrical fundamentals such as lights and power; as well as touching on several important safety and operational features. They will also give some hints as to how to decorate your boat.

Members of all boating organizations are welcome.

If you are not a BYC member, please stop at the entrance and sign in as a guest (that’s to keep the Liquor Control Board happy).

You may also attend this meeting via Zoom.

Join the Zoom Meeting by clicking the link below and entering the Meeting ID and Passcode.

Zoom Meeting Link
Meeting ID: 835 4542 5504
Passcode: 191088