Apr
13
Fri
2018
2018 Shakedown Cruise to Anacortes @ Cap Sante Marina
Apr 13 – Apr 15 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 March 28 because Cap Sante wants our list of boats two weeks before our cruise.
  • View who is attending here.
Activities
  • Friday evening: Anacortes Pub Crawl hosted by San Juan Island Yacht Club.
  • Saturday: Explore Anacortes.
  • Saturday evening:  6pm Enjoy pork loin hot off the grill 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
25
Fri
2018
2018 Fisherman Bay – Memorial Day Cruise @ Lopez Islander Resort/Marina
May 25 – May 28 all-day

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

Join us for an Las Vegas themed 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:  Happy Hour and live music at Resort.
  • Saturday: Free time on Lopez Island – Saturday market, kayaking, biking, fishing.
  • Saturday evening:  Las Vegas Buffet featuring spiral sliced ham.  Bring a sidedish or dessert to share.
  • Sunday:  Free time on Lopez Island.
  • Sunday evening:  Dockside Fresh Seafood Feast.  Bring a seafood item, sidedish or dessert to share.
  • Monday: Return to Bellingham
Food Theme
  • Saturday night Las Vegas buffet.
  • Sunday night Seafood feast.
Local Attractions
Jun
15
Fri
2018
2018 Past Commodore’s Cruise to Rosario Resort @ Rosario Resort
Jun 15 – Jun 17 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 the 24
Rosario Resort has a great breakfast where you go on your own schedule before leaving for home.

Local Attractions
Jul
3
Tue
2018
2018 Garrison Bay – 4th of July Cruise @ Garrison Bay
Jul 3 – Jul 5 all-day

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This is a joint cruise with 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
  • Tuesday arrive at Garrison Bay.  Annual Best Drink Mixing Contest.  Bring your best “concoction” and an appetizer.
  • Wednesday – free day and then enjoy the fireworks
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
Thu
2018
2018 Gunkholing in the Gulf Islands Cruise @ The Gulf Islands
Jul 5 – Jul 15 all-day

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Reservations
Itinerary
Join us as we gunkhole through the Gulf Islands immediately following the 4th of July Cruise.  This cruise is being led by BYC member Rich Hanset who has cruised to these destinations many times and is very experienced.
More info. coming soon.

If you have any questions or suggestions, please contact Rich Hanset at RHanset@sbcglobal.net.

Jul
15
Sun
2018
2018 Desolation Sound Cruise @ Desolation Sound
Jul 15 – Jul 28 all-day

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Reservations
Itinerary
More info. coming soon.

If you have any questions or suggestions, please contact Doug Campbell at 98266campbell@gmail.com.

Aug
4
Sat
2018
2018 Commodore’s Cup Race and Picnic – Inati Bay @ Inati Bay
Aug 4 – Aug 5 all-day

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Reservations
  • Planning on attending? Register here.
  • Transportation via boat will be available.
  • View who is attending here.
Activities
  • Friday Night (TBD) Happy Hour and Camp Fire Ashore
  • Saturday Afternoon Family Fun and Barbeque
Food Theme
  • Barbeque TBD
Local Attractions
  • Any boating, sailing, swimming, hiking, fishing, crabbing, kayaking etc. you can imagine.
Aug
9
Thu
2018
2018 BYC Victoria Cruise @ Victoria Harbor
Aug 9 – Aug 11 all-day

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Reservations
Itinerary

 

Things to remember:  Bring your passport or Nexus.

 

Local Attractions

Don’t have a boat? No problem, just drive over and join us in either Victoria and/or Sydney!

Aug
17
Fri
2018
2018 Buccaneer’s Cruise – Inati Bay @ Inati Bay
Aug 17 – Aug 19 all-day

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Reservations
  • Planning on attending? Register here.
  • No slip reservations required. Transportation for non-boat owners will be available.
  • View who is attending here.
Activities
  • Friday Night Happy Hour, Camp Fire Ashore
  • Saturday Afternoon Barbeque (please bring side dishes)
  • Treasure Hunts for Kids and Adults
  • Saturday night: Live band
  • Sunday Morning Brunch
Food Theme
  • Pirate Barbeque
Local Attractions
  • Boating, sailing, swimming, hiking, fishing, crabbing, kayaking, Frisbees, bocce ball, horseshoes etc.
Sep
21
Fri
2018
2018 Rosario Resort Annual Autumn Equinox Cruise @ Rosario Resort
Sep 21 – Sep 23 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

Friday September 21

Your Time – Depart to Rosario Resort from your home port in the Salish Sea.

1700 – Welcome No Host Dock Party, bring your favorite Salish Sea appetizer.  (Clams, Oysters, Bacon wrapped Halibut, Mussels, Smoked Salmon, Scallops, Pickled Herring … what is your favorite?)

1930 – Autumn Equinox Bon Fire (Dancing around the fire in Celtic outfits optional since it is the actual Equinox!)

Saturday September 22

1000 – Dock Side Potluck Breakfast.

1200 – Hike up Mt. Constitution to one of the most beautiful views in the Salish Sea –or- Visit to Orcas Island Farmers Market.

1500 – Croquet and cocktails on the lawn.

1800 – Salish Sea Dinner prepared by members –or- special dinner prepared by the Chef’s at Rosario Resort – details to follow.

Sunday the 23
Rosario Resort has a great breakfast where you go on your own schedule before leaving for home.

Local Attractions