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nights featuring burgers, steaks and other taste treats, or a cruise. There are also other events for the various holidays. Fidalgo Yacht Club has a sister yacht club in Sydney, the Capitol City Yacht Club. Each year one club travels to the other to enjoy the festivities put on by the hosting club. This has been named Capidalgo. FYC is an active club with Coast Guard courses, CPR classes, bridge club, and book club. They are also active in helping out with various boat shows in Anacortes. The boating reciprocal program is extensive with many other clubs. Contact Dianne Kuhn: dkuhn5204@comcast.net. www.fidalgoyachtclub.com Friday Harbor Sailing Club on San Juan Island is a family-oriented boating organization with both power and sail members who promote and encourage amateur sailing, racing, and powerboat activities. They focus on camaraderie, social events, cruising, and racing within the local San Juan Islands and beyond. Monthly potluck meetings are second Tuesdays 5:45 pm at the Grange Hall above the Port except in summer, when waterfront meetings with potluck BBQs are at Mitchell Bay. Guests and new members are welcome. Mail inquiries to PO Box 62, Friday Harbor, WA. 98250 or : www.fridayharborsailing.com Galilean Yacht Club (GYC) is a fun, familyfriendly, and affordable yacht club. The club

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members include young families to active retirees. GYC schedules short weekend cruises as well as enjoyable, long destinations to meet every boaters’ needs. New members will enjoy the fellowship and relaxation of this Christian boating group. To learn more and view their cruising schedule go to: www.galileanyachtclub.org Milltown Sailing Association. Located in Everett, the Milltown Sailing Association is a family-oriented sailing club that features both cruising and racing. They take cruises each month to various Puget Sound ports and conduct races on Port Gardner Bay every other weekend during the fall, winter, and spring months. During the summer they sponsor informal races every Friday evening. In addition to good fellowship and friendly competition, Milltown Sailing offers reciprocal moorage to many popular ports, from Olympia to Nanaimo. Join them at one of their monthly meetings at their clubhouse in the Everett Marina. The address is 410 14th St., Everett, 98201, and they meet on the 2nd Wednesday of each month at 7 pm. www.milltownsailing.org Northwest Rigger’s Yacht Club meets at Ivar’s Salmon House (410 NE Northlake Way, Seattle) for Happy Hour on Tuesdays from about 5-6:15 p.m. They meet at a large table near the bar. The club is for people interested in boating, power and sail, and for couples and

singles. Once a month they have a potluck dinner at a club house or private home, and organize several overnight cruises a year. Since 1988 they have sponsored the JanuaryFebruary GooseBump Sailboat Races on Lake Union. Annual membership is $25 a year. For membership info call Dale 425-747-8106. For racing information call 2014 Race Chair Gary Clouse 206-930-6897. The Oarlock and Sail Wooden Boat Club of Vancouver B.C. The Oarlock and Sail Wooden Boat Club of Vancouver, BC focuses on all aspects of building, restoring, and using small wooden boats. Regular meetings are held at 7:30 pm on the third Thursday of each month. The club’s usual meeting place is the Vancouver

Maritime Museum. Group hands-on projects are ongoing. For the latest information on upcoming meetings and activities, call the club information line: 604-664-7551. www.woodenboatclub.com Olympia Yacht Club. Olympia Yacht Club is seeking new members. Since 1904, OYC has encouraged and promoted yachting and seamanship. They have provided social opportunities and facilities to foster camaraderie among its members and other boaters. With their clubhouse at the southern terminus of Puget Sound and Island Home outstation on Pickering Passage, OYC’s members have ready access to the many coves and rural inlets of South Sound. Their members, who hail from throughout southwest Washington and Oregon, gather to enjoy the opportunity

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Northwest Yachting January 2016  

Northwest Yachting covers yachting and boating on the west coast of the United States and Canada

Northwest Yachting January 2016  

Northwest Yachting covers yachting and boating on the west coast of the United States and Canada