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to share their boating adventures with others and to participate in the many organized and informal activities of OYC. From organized cruises, co-sponsorship of the Toliva Shoals sailboat race, to their Lighted Ship Parade and Fooforaw, which honors our military, to informal BBQs at Island Home and participation in community celebrations, they provide a variety of opportunities to expand your boating enjoyment. Members also enjoy access to over 100 reciprocal yacht clubs throughout Puget Sound and British Columbia. Currently, OYC is inviting interested boaters to become members. Moorage is available for members at their 250-slip yacht basin in downtown Olympia within walking distance of groceries, chandleries, restaurants, and shops. To learn more about OYC memberships or for a membership application go to: www.olympiayachtclub.org. Portland Sea Scouts. Meetings are held twice weekly: Tuesday evening from 7 - 9 p.m., and Saturday from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. The meetings are at the R.A. Rasmussen Sea Scout Base, 7005 NE Marine Drive, Portland, OR. The Sea Scout base is 3.5 miles west of NE 122nd Ave; and 1.5 miles east of the Multnomah County Launching Ramp at 42nd Street. Interested youth members are invited to attend any meeting. Adult volunteers are also being sought. For more info call Pat Kelley, 503-667-7835, days or eves. Port Ludlow Yacht Club would like to invite boaters and non-boaters alike to become members. Men, women, and families are welcome to join. PLYC is a very active cruising club for sailors and power boaters and visits destinations from Olympia to Nanaimo and beyond. Each season, PLYC sailors compete in numerous races. PLYC’s land-based facility, the Wreck Room, is conveniently located near the Port Ludlow Marina where members and their guests can meet for food and drinks and talk about their boating adventures. PLYC also welcomes visiting yacht clubs to make use of their facility for their organized cruising events. Members of PLYC enjoy reciprocal moorage privileges, numerous social activities, sailing and cruising activities, Women’s Group functions, and educational programs. There is an initiation fee and affordable yearly dues. www.plyc.us. Port Townsend Yacht Club. Are you looking for fun and adventure, wishing to explore the high seas, and wanting to meet a great group of like-minded people? Then take a look at the Port Townsend Yacht Club! Both sail and power boaters are welcome. PTYC is looking for enthusiastic adults and families who will join us on cruises, participate in events and parties, and share boating knowledge and experiences. Eleven cruises are planned for 2015, including trips to Whidbey Island, South Sound, Pleasant Harbor, Gulf Islands, 4th of July at Reid Harbor in the San Juan Islands, Poulsbo, a holiday shopping cruise to Bell Harbor, two lunch cruises, and an Opening Day boat parade with breakfast and a clam chowder potluck. Monthly meetings held in our clubhouse overlooking the Port Townsend Boat Haven. Both new and experienced boaters are welcome. For more information,contact Bruce Painter,: ptycvicecommodore@gmail.com or visit the website: www.ptyc.net

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Puget Sound Cruising Club is a group of sailors interested in long distance and local cruising. The PSCC was formed in 1973 to bring together people interested in cruising, sharing stories, pictures, and sailing experiences. A supportive group of fun, talented folks to help you get out cruising. PSCC meetings are held at North Seattle Community College. Your $5 donation at the door helps cover the room rent. Membership is not a requirement and guests are always welcome. If you need more help, or have questions about the club contact the current commodores: Rob Fox at: robertcfox@ hotmail.com or Karen Laemmle at: klaemmle@gmail.com www.pugetsoundcruisingclub.org Puget Sound Yacht Club is seeking new members to join our active cruising club for sailboats and powerboats. Our clubhouse and moorage are located on the North end of Lake Union, East of Gas Works Park. Our members are dedicated to family cruising, boating safety, and good fellowship. Join our club and you’ll have a fabulous time cruising the Puget Sound and participating in regular cruises, social functions, and other activities, like Friday night BBQ’s on the dock. Our monthly dinners and general meetings are held the 3rd Wednesday of each month and feature guest speakers and enjoying time with friends. PSYC has reciprocal privileges with over 80 other yacht clubs in Washington and Canada. Our outstation at Hat Island (Gedney Is.) has 11 slips, access to the private

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