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Tacoma-Pierce County Sea Scout’s Chapter. Very active, and one of the largest community youth sailing and boating programs in the United States. Young women and men between 14 and 21 are welcome. There is a meeting most Saturdays at the Base at 1129 Dock Street. Call Hank Hibbard at 253-761-8742, or cell 253-241-3950. to sign up to become a prospective member and try their friendly yacht club in the South Sound. Prospective members pay nothing to try out the club for up to a year. The club has members with sailboats and powerboats, from 16 feet to 58 feet. They go out on 10 cruises a year, They have a Commodore’s Ball and a Christmas Light Parade. They have monthly Social Meetings featuring potluck dinners. The club boasts over 90 reciprocal relationships with clubs far and wide. Shilshole Bay Yacht Club. New members are welcome anytime during the year, and the club is affordable. The club was organized in 1961

to provide boating experiences for good friends to meet for recreation on the water. Members include sail boaters, power boaters, and those who have no boats. All have an interest in boating and a love of the water. Club events include nine monthly dinner meetings, six organized cruises, and sailboat racing. The yacht club enjoys reciprocal privileges with many other clubs. Chris Powell or David Horn. South Sound Sailing Society. Meets the second Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m. at the Olympia Yacht Club, 201 N. Simmons.


Tacoma Yacht Club membership is open to boaters and non-boaters alike. Enjoy the benefits and privileges of belonging to a private club. This is your opportunity to meet and cruise with one of the best clubs on the western Seaboard. Tacoma Yacht Club members enjoy exclusive access to 8 regional outstations and reciprocity privileges at nearly 100 yacht clubs all over the Puget Sound, San Juan Islands and worldwide. Enjoy all the benefits of membership while you are out of town or traveling the world. Our modern clubhouse features unparalleled views of the Olympic Mountain range, Mount Rainier and Commencement Bay. We have an outstanding full-service restaurant & lounge, or call 1-800-688-7016

Total write off vs. total replacement

Make sure you’re covered, call the West Coast professionals at Rich Haynie Insurance. If you were to experience a total-loss accident, would your policy replace your entire yacht? Chubb Insurance offers a total replacement policy for yachts less than three years old and valued up to one million dollars. Visit or call 1-800-688-7016 and learn more about the broad coverage offered by Chubb Insurance.

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and catered events in our large capacity ball room. We also offer a 300 slip sheltered marina, many organized club cruises, a Shipmates women’s auxiliary, a Junior Sailing Program, and a Competitive Sailing Fleet. We have several types of memberships: Active Membership is our most popular and offers a full range of boating and club activities and privileges, Associate/Social Membership is a very economical and allows the use of the restaurant, Clubhouse and attendance at Club social functions, and Junior Membership is available to anyone 12 to 21 years old. For further information on membership call the club at 253-752-3555 or email to: Tollycraft Boating Club welcomes anyone with a love of classic Tollycraft yachts. We currently have 179 members. Our website,, provides an organized and searchable forum with information on maintenance and improvement projects undertaken by club members. The forum is viewable by anyone on the web. Seven cruise events are planned for 2015. We share several members with the Canadian Tollycruisers, and rendezvous with them in September. A membership application can be downloaded at Contact the club at: Totem Yacht Club, located in Tacoma, is an active and affordable club for sail or power boating enthusiasts or those without boats who just enjoy social activities. The club welcomes new members and has temporarily reduced its initiation fee. Totem enjoys reciprocal privileges with nearly 100 boating clubs in Puget Sound, the San Juan Islands, and Canadian destinations. In addition to 20 weekend cruises to choose from annually and a summer cruise of several weeks, there are non-boating social activities at the clubhouse overlooking Commencement Bay in Ruston. Totem is a down-to-earth, family friendly club and enjoys members of all age groups. Feel free to drop in to one of the meetings (first Tuesday, except July and August), join them for the annual crab feed or other fun events or tag along on one of the cruises. Ray Sharpe at 253-759-1537. West Seattle Yacht Club is currently looking for new members active in boating, either power or sail, individuals and families (pets welcome). This is an outgoing, fun group with 12 annual cruises to various destinations from Port Orchard to the San Juans, (including a big steak feed and seafood feed each year) and monthly general meetings with dinners, numerous reciprocals, etc. Initiation and dues are low and laughter abounds. If interested in attending an upcoming meeting or as their guest on a cruise, contact Bob at 206-790-6495. Northwest Yachting welcomes notices of events and boating clubs. Please submit them by the 5th of the month for inclusion in the following month.

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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