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Published On 2/1/2024
Mike Novack, owner of ultiMate Boat, specializes in underwater services will be our March speaker. Mike has extensive experience with the care and detailing of boats and will cover all of the important issues....
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Published On 9/25/2023
We need you to join in the fun and planning for our club and jump in on either of the following open board positions: Fleet Captain and Trustee 2 (programs and watch)....
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Commodore’s Column

Published On 2/1/2024
“2024 IS UNDERWAY!” I am excited to see our club’s plans for the boating season falling into place. I am even more excited to participate in as many events and excursions as possible....
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Published On 12/29/2023
I look forward to a New Year and serving this wonderful organization in 2024. We have been through some critical changes, driven by our membership and prior Board leadership...
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Published On 9/25/2023
"Only three more Commodore Columns to go!" That's what our illustrious Baggywrinkle editor, Ilona Bell said when reminding me of the deadline for October. What a perfect segue to this month's subject....
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Published On 8/23/2023
My, oh my, a lot can sure happen in two months! Much of it has been good, mind you, but some recent events have been catastrophically kaumaha (sad, depressing)....
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Published On 3/30/2023
It looks as though April is the month which gives us all ample opportunities to get ourselves and our boats ready for the upcoming season. As boat owners, we know there are many items to consider when properly preparing our vessels ahead of time. Yes, “safety” is and should always be the bottom line. But “knowledge and peace of mind” are certainly part of the equation.
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Published On 2/24/2023
As they say, “the results are in”. Our club recently completed a membership-wide vote on how we wish to collectively proceed regarding the clubhouse and associated land lease with the Port of Port Townsend. On the ballot were two options...
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Published On 2/3/2023
Ah, February . . . The shortest month of the year foretells such promise. Days are slowly getting longer, and hopefully, a little brighter after the darkness of January. Hopefully, temperatures will be a bit warmer as well. But the best part of the second month? Love is in the air! Valentine’s Day will hold special meaning for many of us this year.

Valentine’s Day will hold special meaning for many of us this year. Our general member meeting is being held, as usual, on the second Tuesday of the month . . . which just happens to fall on February 14th.
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Published On 1/1/2023
2023 is shaping up to be an exciting - and fun-filled - year for the Port Townsend Yacht Club.
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Published On 10/24/2022
We have much to be grateful for, in this month where we celebrate our many blessings and good fortune.
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Published On 9/1/2022
Return from summer break to lots of club activities... monthly meetings resume, garage sale to benefit the scholarship fund is on, and weathering the covid-19 storm.
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Published On 4/26/2022
May 2022: time to come out of hibernation and start thinking of getting on the water
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Fundraisers

Published On 10/22/2023
PTYC sponsors a public Garage Sale at our clubhouse, where PTYC volunteers sell items that have been donated by the membership as our annual fundraiser for our Scholarship Committee.
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Published On 2/27/2023
Our PTYC Scholarship FunRaiser was a wildly successful event thanks to our many donors, remote bidders and participants at our Wine Tasting and Silent Auction on February 25th. We want to acknowledge (and support) both Marrowstone Vineyards and FairWinds Winery for their generous ...
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Published On 10/17/2022
The PTYC Garage Sale brought in $4,800 to benefit the Club's Scholarship Fund.
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Programs

Published On 1/22/2023
PTYC's Valentines Gift to Members - Imagine powering your diesel engine with nothing but a renewable, affordable, environmentally friendly fuel made from waste products. Its Renewable diesel (R99), a green fuel that meets the same specs as petrol diesel (D975). Its already used in CA and at most cardlock fuel dealers in OR and in SW WA and whole government fleets have converted to it. Please join us for a presentation by Captain Peter Wilcox on this and other accessible ways to reduce the carbon footprint of boating in the incredible place we live.
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Published On 1/9/2023
PTYC Member Harriet Cannon will discuss her latest book, Exiled South." This is an amazing story of blockade running during the Civil War.
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Published On 1/2/2023
Thanks to John Steinbeck and Edward Ricketts and the "Sea of Cortez," the Western Flyer became an icon of American literature. Despite all this she was neglected for decades, fell into serious decline, and even sank twice. Hear about her history and restoration at the January Member Meeting
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Published On 11/21/2022
The December member meeting will include a preview of the KCPT's December production of "New Moon - A Dog's Tale" as our program.
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Published On 10/24/2022
Join Club member, Bob Bergstrom for an evening of traditional navigation information.
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Published On 9/20/2022
Don't miss our October membership meeting on October 11. Our program will be a sneak peak at the new Club website that integrates all member functions into a single, slick, format.
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Cruises

Published On 10/30/2022
A full set of group cruises is now planned for 2023 thanks to the members participating in the October 29 planning session.
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Events

Published On 2/3/2023
Hear ye hear ye... come one and come all for a fun evening celebrating St. Paddy's Day. On March 18, 2023 (albeit a day late) we will have an Irish Potluck at the Club House celebrating our Irish or adopted Irish roots and watching a feature film Fisherman's Friends II.
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Published On 10/30/2022
Get ready for a fun-filled 2023 with a full calendar of Club socials.
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Published On 9/14/2022
After the covid hiatus, the club holiday party is back! Join your friends and boating colleagues for a festive event on Saturday, December 10th. Details coming soon.
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Workshops & Seminars

Published On 1/24/2024
Update your American Red Cross CPR Certification at our PTYC Clubhouse...Wednesday, February 7 from 9am to 12:30pm. Click through for more information and registering for this event....
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Published On 12/8/2023
Tom Howard, PTYC Member, will share his experiences traveling to and from Alaska -- there are many lessons for folks who wish to commit to this adventure.
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Published On 10/25/2022
There is so much to consider when planning a cruise. Mark you calendar now for the next Boating Experiences Workshop on Saturday, January 14
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Published On 10/11/2022
Lots of information was shared among members. Be sure to join the next session in January.
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Published On 8/21/2022
The second in a series of Boating Experiences Workshops offers tips for planning for a long - or short - trip on your boat. Everyone is welcome.
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Published On 4/26/2022
So you have a boat... now what?
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Scholarships

Published On 3/17/2023
9 deserving candidates have been awarded a total of $8750 in scholarships for 2023. We look forward to meeting most of them at our April club meeting, and introduce them to the members.
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Published On 10/30/2022
Applications are now being accepted for the Club's scholarship program for marine and maritime fields.
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Announcements

Published On 1/20/2023
Please consider signing up for Watch Captain or Volunteer (Watch Crew) dates here on the website. Select "Member-Only," then "Volunteer Needs."
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