Apr
5
Fri
2019
2019 Cruise Kickoff Event @ Bellingham Yacht Club
Apr 5 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Join us for our Kickoff Event to find out all about our 2019 cruise schedule.

More info. to come.

Apr
26
Fri
2019
2019 Shakedown Cruise to Anacortes @ Cap Sante Marina
Apr 26 – Apr 28 all-day

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Joint Cruise with the Bellingham & Friday Harbor Power Squadrons, and the San Juan Island Yacht Club!

Reservations
  • Planning on attending? Register here.
  • Come by boat, car or RV.
  • Vickie Olson will be making a group reservation with Cap Sante Marina using information from your reservation form. Please sign up by April 10 because Cap Sante wants our list of boats two weeks before our cruise. No need to call the marina yourself.  We will assign you a slip and you can pay when you arrive.
  • View who is attending here.
Activities
  • Friday evening:
    • 5:30pm Docktail party in the party tent.
  • Saturday: Explore Anacortes.
  • Saturday evening:
    • 5:30pm Potluck in the party tent.  Bring a side dish or dessert to share.
  • Sunday: Return to Bellingham
Food Theme

No Specific Theme

Local Attractions

Don’t have a boat? No problem, just drive over and join us!

May
24
Fri
2019
2019 Memorial Day Cruise @ Lopez Islander Resort/Marina
May 24 – May 27 all-day

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This is a joint cruise with the Bellingham Corinthian Yacht Club!

Join us for our annual Memorial Day cruise to beautiful Lopez Island.
Reservations
  • Planning on attending? Register here.
  • Make your slip reservations (reserve under the Bellingham Yacht Club) at Lopez Islander Resort (360)468-2233 at least 30 days in advance in order to guarantee a slip.
  • View who is attending here.
Activities
  • Friday:  Enjoy free time at the resort when you arrive including live music in the bar.
  • Saturday: Free time on Lopez Island – Saturday market, kayaking, biking, fishing.
  • Saturday evening:
    • 5:30 Seafood feast on the dock.  Please bring a seafood dish, sidedish or dessert to share.
    • Bring chairs.
    • A special cocktail will be served!
  • Sunday:  Free time on Lopez Island.
  • Sunday evening:
    • 5:30 Cocktail hour and 5 Card Poker Mashup in the private party room.  Prizes for high and low hands.  This is not your typical poker game!  To win you must trade cards with others to either get the best or worst hand.
    • 6:30 Pot luck featuring spiral sliced ham.  Bring a sidedish or dessert to share.
    • Please be aware that alcohol can only be purchased from the bar, you can’t bring your own into the party room.
  • Monday: Return to Bellingham
Food Theme
  • Saturday night Seafood feast.
  • Sunday night Potluck with spiral sliced ham.
Local Attractions
Jun
7
Fri
2019
2019 Past Commodore’s Cruise @ Rosario Resort
Jun 7 – Jun 9 all-day

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Theme

 

Reservations
  • Planning on attending? Register here.
  • Make your marina reservation and tell them it is for the Bellingham Yacht Club Cruise. (360-376-2152 ext. 700 or email harbormaster@rosarioresort.com )
  • Make your Room Reservation – This is a great cruise to bring people who do not have a boat to stay on or you can drive and either take your car across on the ferry from Anacortes or park in Anacortes and walk on the ferry. Contact the Front Desk 800-562-8820 and tell them you are making a reservation for the Bellingham Yacht Club.
  • View who is attending here.
Activities

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Sunday June 9

Local Attractions
Jul
3
Wed
2019
2019 4th of July Cruise @ Garrison Bay
Jul 3 – Jul 5 all-day

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This is a joint cruise with the Wheel and Keel.

Reservations
  • Planning on attending? Register here.
  • Anchor in Garrison Bay. No slip reservations required unless you decide to stay in Roche Harbor Marina.
  • View who is attending here.
Activities
  • Wednesday July 3 – Arrive at Garrison Bay.  Anchor by yourself or raft with the group.
  • Thursday July 4 – Explore English Camp, hike to the summit of Young’s Hill, dinghy to Roche Harbor or whatever.  Annual Best Drink Mixing Contest followed by appetiers/pot luck dinner starting at 17:00.  Bring your best “concoction” and an appetizer and potluck item to share.  For the adventurous, dinghy to Roche Harbor for the fireworks – or watch the fireworks from Garrison Bay.
  • Friday July 5
  • Saturday July 6 – Head for home or start the Gulf Islands Cruise.
Food Theme
  • Potluck
Local Attractions
  • Roche Harbor, boating, swimming, hiking, fishing, crabbing, kayaking etc.

Look for the Ross’ Serendipity. Bring extra fenders and dock lines for rafting.

Jul
5
Fri
2019
2019 Gulf Islands Cruise @ The Gulf Islands
Jul 5 – Jul 12 all-day

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Reservations
      • Planning on attending? Register here.
      • View who is attending here.
Itinerary
Join us as we gunkhole through the Gulf Islands immediately following the 4th of July Cruise.
Jul
19
Fri
2019
2019 Combined Cruise Race to Sucia @ Echo Bay
Jul 19 – Jul 21 all-day

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This is a joint cruise between the BYC Cruising and Sailing fleets.
Reservations
      • Planning on attending? Register here.
      • View who is attending here.
Activities
Food Theme
Local Attractions
    • Any boating, swimming, hiking, fishing, crabbing, kayaking etc. you can imagine.
Sep
20
Fri
2019
2019 Autumn Equinox Cruise @ Rosario Resort
Sep 20 – Sep 22 all-day

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Theme

The Salish Sea is our playground. Extending from Olympia to Johnstone Strait, including the Strait of Juan de Fuca, our San Juan and Gulf Islands are its heart. The Bellingham Yacht Club 13th Annual Autumn Equinox Cruise to Rosario Resort will be September 22, 23, & 24, 2017.

Every year the Autumn Equinox marks a day of equal light and darkness and the BYC traditional end of our cruising season. This popular and intimate cruise is about our boating friendships and our shared enjoyment of the Salish Sea in one of the nicest locations in the Sea. Rosario Resort and Spa is located on the east shore of East Sound, Orcas Island.

Reservations
  • Planning on attending? Register here.
  • Make your marina reservation and tell them it is for the Bellingham Yacht Club Cruise. (360-376-2152 ext. 700 or email harbormaster@rosarioresort.com )
  • Make your Room Reservation – This is a great cruise to bring people who do not have a boat to stay on or you can drive and either take your car across on the ferry from Anacortes or park in Anacortes and walk on the ferry. Contact the Front Desk 800-562-8820 and tell them you are making a reservation for the Bellingham Yacht Club.
  • View who is attending here.
Activities

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Local Attractions