Bellingham Yacht Club – Events Calendar

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Bar Open – Burger Night 5:00 pm
Bar Open – Burger Night @ Bellingham Yacht Club
Jan 3 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
 
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Fridays @ 5 5:00 pm
Fridays @ 5 @ Bellingham Yacht Club
Jan 5 @ 5:00 pm – 9:30 pm
No-Host Pot Luck Appetizers. Please bring food items to share or bring an item to grill at the club.
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Sailboat Racing – From A to Z presented by Gavin Brackett 6:00 pm
Sailboat Racing – From A to Z presented by Gavin Brackett @ Bellingham Yacht Club (WR)
Jan 9 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Sailboat Racing - From A to Z presented by Gavin Brackett @ Bellingham Yacht Club (WR) | Bellingham | Washington | United States
Gavin Brackett, BYC Youth Sailing Director, will be offering a 6 week lecture series on Tuesdays starting Jan 9th. This series will be held in the Ward Room at the BYC at 6pm. He will[...]
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Bar Open – Burger Night 5:00 pm
Bar Open – Burger Night @ Bellingham Yacht Club
Jan 10 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
 
North to Alaska Cruising Series by Steve Lorimer – Session 1 6:30 pm
North to Alaska Cruising Series by Steve Lorimer – Session 1 @ Bellingham Yacht Club (Ward Room)
Jan 10 @ 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm
North to Alaska Cruising Series by Steve Lorimer - Session 1 @ Bellingham Yacht Club (Ward Room) | Bellingham | Washington | United States
North to Alaska Cruising Series Session 2: “Visit Northern Northern B.C.” Steve Lorimer will be presenting three seminars to the BYC and Power Squadron members in the Ward Room. Reservations are on a first come[...]
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Friday Night Steak Dinner (January 2018) 5:00 pm
Friday Night Steak Dinner (January 2018) @ Bellingham Yacht Club
Jan 12 @ 5:00 pm – 8:30 pm
  Friday “Steak Night Dinner” $15 per person! $5 to add Shrimp. Here is what you get: Filet Mignon Caesar Salad Baked Potato Bar Here’s what you can bring to share: Appetizer Desert Club Opens[...]
Friday Night Steak Dinner (January 2018) 5:00 pm
Friday Night Steak Dinner (January 2018) @ Bellingham Yacht Club
Jan 12 @ 5:00 pm – 8:30 pm
  Friday “Steak Night Dinner” $17.50 per person! $5 to add Shrimp. Here is what you get: Filet Mignon Caesar Salad Baked Potato Bar Here’s what you can bring to share: Appetizer Desert Club Opens[...]
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Sailboat Racing – From A to Z presented by Gavin Brackett 6:00 pm
Sailboat Racing – From A to Z presented by Gavin Brackett @ Bellingham Yacht Club (WR)
Jan 16 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Sailboat Racing - From A to Z presented by Gavin Brackett @ Bellingham Yacht Club (WR) | Bellingham | Washington | United States
Gavin Brackett, BYC Youth Sailing Director, will be offering a 6 week lecture series on Tuesdays starting Jan 9th. This series will be held in the Ward Room at the BYC at 6pm. He will[...]
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Bar Open – Burger Night 5:00 pm
Bar Open – Burger Night @ Bellingham Yacht Club
Jan 17 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
 
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Fridays @ 5 5:00 pm
Fridays @ 5 @ Bellingham Yacht Club
Jan 19 @ 5:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Joe Macari will be roasting up organic whole chickens along with mashed potatoes, pan-dripping gravy, and a fresh house salad! WOW! Come with your appetites and an appetizer or dessert to share!
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Sailboat Racing – From A to Z presented by Gavin Brackett 6:00 pm
Sailboat Racing – From A to Z presented by Gavin Brackett @ Bellingham Yacht Club (WR)
Jan 23 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Sailboat Racing - From A to Z presented by Gavin Brackett @ Bellingham Yacht Club (WR) | Bellingham | Washington | United States
Gavin Brackett, BYC Youth Sailing Director, will be offering a 6 week lecture series on Tuesdays starting Jan 9th. This series will be held in the Ward Room at the BYC at 6pm. He will[...]
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Bar Open – Burger Night 5:00 pm
Bar Open – Burger Night @ Bellingham Yacht Club
Jan 24 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
 
Northwest Straits Initiative 6:00 pm
Northwest Straits Initiative @ Bellingham Yacht Club (WR)
Jan 24 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Northwest Straits Initiative @ Bellingham Yacht Club (WR) | Bellingham | Washington | United States
Nicole Jordan will speak to our members and the public on Wednesday, January 24, 2018 at 6:00 p.m. in the BYC Ward Room about her work with the Northwest Straits Initiative. The Northwest Straits Initiative[...]
North to Alaska Cruising Series by Steve Lorimer – Session 2 6:30 pm
North to Alaska Cruising Series by Steve Lorimer – Session 2 @ Bellingham Yacht Club (WR)
Jan 24 @ 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm
North to Alaska Cruising Series by Steve Lorimer - Session 2 @ Bellingham Yacht Club (WR) | Bellingham | Washington | United States
North to Alaska Cruising Series Session 2: “S.E. Alaska Cruise” Steve Lorimer will be presenting three seminars to the BYC and Power Squadron members in the Ward Room. Reservations are on a first come first[...]
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2018 Seattle Boat Show Bus 8:15 am
2018 Seattle Boat Show Bus @ Bellingham Yacht Club
Jan 27 @ 8:15 am – 7:30 pm
2018 Seattle Boat Show Bus @ Bellingham Yacht Club | Bellingham | Washington | United States
The Boat Show, the Boat Show, the Big Seattle Boat Show…2018! Saturday, Jan 27, 2018! Bus leaves BYC at 8:30 am and Returns at 7:30 pm. Price is $35.00 P/P Enjoy Delicious Libations, and Beverages,[...]
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Sailboat Racing – From A to Z presented by Gavin Brackett 6:00 pm
Sailboat Racing – From A to Z presented by Gavin Brackett @ Bellingham Yacht Club (WR)
Jan 30 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Sailboat Racing - From A to Z presented by Gavin Brackett @ Bellingham Yacht Club (WR) | Bellingham | Washington | United States
Gavin Brackett, BYC Youth Sailing Director, will be offering a 6 week lecture series on Tuesdays starting Jan 9th. This series will be held in the Ward Room at the BYC at 6pm. He will[...]
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Bar Open – Burger Night 5:00 pm
Bar Open – Burger Night @ Bellingham Yacht Club
Jan 31 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
 
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Sailboat Racing – From A to Z presented by Gavin Brackett @ Bellingham Yacht Club (WR)
Jan 23 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Gavin Brackett, BYC Youth Sailing Director, will be offering a 6 week lecture series on Tuesdays starting Jan 9th. This series will be held in the Ward Room at the BYC at 6pm. He will cover basic racing rules, race preparation and planning, deliveries, trailering, rigging and sail trim.

A requested donation of $5 per person at the door will benefit the BYC Youth Sailing Program.

Youth Sailing Program Director – Gavin Brackett 

  • Skipper of Valkyrie (TP-52) 2016 Vic Maui – Record setting and 2nd overall – 8 days, 9 hours and 45 minutes
  • Bowman J24 Worlds – Japan 2016
  • Tactician and main trimmer – 6 meter Worlds 2017
  • Trimmer and tactician Farr 30 Canadian Nationals 2017- 2nd overall
  • Tactician/floater Melges 24 2017 – 2nd at PSSC
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Bar Open – Burger Night @ Bellingham Yacht Club
Jan 24 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Northwest Straits Initiative @ Bellingham Yacht Club (WR)
Jan 24 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Nicole Jordan will speak to our members and the public on Wednesday, January 24, 2018 at 6:00 p.m. in the BYC Ward Room about her work with the Northwest Straits Initiative.

The Northwest Straits Initiative (NWSI) focuses on conservation and restoration of Puget Sound in northwest Washington State. The NWSI is comprised of the Commission, Foundation and seven local, citizen-based Marine Resources Committees (MRCs) who work to prioritize actions in recovering the health of the sound. Come learn more about the incredible work of the Northwest Straits Initiative and opportunities to get involved!

Nicole Jordan, Program Coordinator

Northwest Straits Commission
10441 Bayview Edison Road
Mount Vernon, WA 98273

(360)428-1064

www.nwstraits.org | facebook | twitter

North to Alaska Cruising Series by Steve Lorimer – Session 2 @ Bellingham Yacht Club (WR)
Jan 24 @ 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm

North to Alaska Cruising Series

Session 2: “S.E. Alaska Cruise”

Steve Lorimer will be presenting three seminars to the BYC and Power Squadron members in the Ward Room. Reservations are on a first come first served basis with early registration encouraged as seating is limited.  Please RSVP at lorimerwa@hotmail.com.

In this session, we will cross Dixon Entrance (two routes) and visit the towns and anchorage sites of S.E. Alaska including a visit to Le Conte Glacier, Tracey Arm and Glacier Bay. Tour the towns of Ketchikan, Wrangell, Petersburg, Juneau and Sitka. We will visit Elfin Cove, Tenekee Springs and Baranof Hot Springs and transit Wrangell Narrows and Rocky Pass.

The session will include where and how to find wildlife including black and grizzly bears and the areas where whales are likely to be found. Attendees are encouraged to bring chart plotters or charts and follow along as the presenter covers, in detail, the routes, anchorage sites and places of interest. Included will be several hotspots where salmon, halibut, prawns and crab are found, as well as sandy beaches, native villages and a visit to a longhouse at Klemtu.


The presenter, Steve Lorimer, is the current and a past Commander of the Bellingham Sail and Power Squadron and former member of the Bellingham Yacht Club. He has extensive cruising experience traveling in Northern B.C. and S.E. Alaska, has taught numerous workshops including at the Seattle Boat Show. The session will be interactive in nature.

Session 3 featuring Leaving the San Juans to cruise to Princess Louisa Inlet, Desolation Sound and the Broughton Archipelago is planned for March 28th, with further details on this session to follow.

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Bar Open – Monica’s Mexican Night @ Bellingham Yacht Club
Jan 25 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
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2018 Seattle Boat Show Bus @ Bellingham Yacht Club
Jan 27 @ 8:15 am – 7:30 pm

The Seattle waterfront at dusk.


The Boat Show, the Boat Show, the Big Seattle Boat Show…2018!

  • Saturday, Jan 27, 2018!
  • Bus leaves BYC at 8:30 am and Returns at 7:30 pm.
  • Price is $35.00 P/P
  • Enjoy Delicious Libations, and Beverages, down and back with fellow BYC members!
  • Tickets to both shows are included!
  • Avoid the Traffic, Parking and the hassle!
  • Online reservations closed. To reserve your seat, contact Shaun Thompson at shaun.thompson.byc@gmail.com or by phone at 360-510-6609, as there are a limited number of seats available.

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Don’t Delay…………………Get on the BYC BUS!

We need 2-3 volunteers to be the bus hosts!! Please contact Shaun Thompson at fleetcaptain@byc.org if you’re interested. We can also use help both in the morning and the evening to load and unload supplies on the bus.

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Tue
Sailboat Racing – From A to Z presented by Gavin Brackett @ Bellingham Yacht Club (WR)
Jan 30 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Gavin Brackett, BYC Youth Sailing Director, will be offering a 6 week lecture series on Tuesdays starting Jan 9th. This series will be held in the Ward Room at the BYC at 6pm. He will cover basic racing rules, race preparation and planning, deliveries, trailering, rigging and sail trim.

A requested donation of $5 per person at the door will benefit the BYC Youth Sailing Program.

Youth Sailing Program Director – Gavin Brackett 

  • Skipper of Valkyrie (TP-52) 2016 Vic Maui – Record setting and 2nd overall – 8 days, 9 hours and 45 minutes
  • Bowman J24 Worlds – Japan 2016
  • Tactician and main trimmer – 6 meter Worlds 2017
  • Trimmer and tactician Farr 30 Canadian Nationals 2017- 2nd overall
  • Tactician/floater Melges 24 2017 – 2nd at PSSC
Jan
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Bar Open – Burger Night @ Bellingham Yacht Club
Jan 31 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
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Bar Open – Monica’s Mexican Night @ Bellingham Yacht Club
Feb 1 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
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Fridays @ 5 @ Bellingham Yacht Club
Feb 2 @ 5:00 pm – 9:30 pm

No-Host Pot Luck Appetizers. Please bring food items to share or bring an item to grill at the club.