As Soundings editor I need your help! Please write a short letter to Santa asking for something your boat wants or needs for next year’s cruising season. I’ll compile your letters into the next Soundings article: “Letters to Nautical Santa”.  Keep your letter short—5 sentencesContinue Reading

Ahoy Yachties. We are excited to announce that Richard Seubert and Paula Young have applied for membership. Their photo and bio are published below to allow for comments from the general membership. This is the last step before approval by the Governing Board. Hello toContinue Reading

Steve Albright - Karol Solomon

Ahoy Yachties. The Lopez Island Yacht Club membership is growing. We are thrilled to announce that Steve Albright and Karol Solomon have been voted in as new members. Their photo and bio are published below to acquaint you with their background and zest for boating.Continue Reading

Meeting Date: Wed, November 18, 2020. Login Time: 5:45 PM, No Host Bar. Meeting Starts: 6:00 PM. From the Vice Commodore, John Zaborsky: Dear Yachties, The LIYC general meeting will be held using Zoom on Nov 18, 2020, at 6:00 pm. Commodore Russ Johnson willContinue Reading

Our October 21st General Membership Zoom meeting was well attended with over 50 members joining in. John Zaborsky arranged for an excellent speaker, Glen Wagner, who presented: “Anchoring with Confidence and Tips for Determining Where To Drop Your Anchor When in Small or Crowded Anchorages.”Continue Reading

Ahoy Yachties. Say hello to our newest member, Leslie Richter. She has met all the requirements for membership, just in time, before the Board of Directors met. She was voted in unanimously and will be introduced to the membership at our general membership meeting OctoberContinue Reading

Meeting Date: Wed, October 21, 2020 Login Time: 5:45 PM, No Host Bar. Meeting Starts: 6:00 PM. From the Vice Commodore, John Zaborsky: Dear Yachties, The LIYC general meeting will be held using Zoom on Oct 21, 2020, at 6:00 pm. Please join us earlyContinue Reading

It shouldn’t be a surprise that many of us were able to enjoy cruising despite this summer’s Covid restrictions. Isn’t boating all about navigating changing conditions? We’re used to watching the weather, double-checking the anchor, wearing life jackets and following Rules of the Road.  Still,Continue Reading

Ahoy Yachties. Here is the photo and bio of our newest members to the Yacht Club. Glenn & Nancy have met all the requirements for LIYC membership. Please welcome them at the October General Membership Zoom MeetingContinue ReadingContinue Reading

2020 Lopez Cup ~ Sept 12, 2020 Photos by Bill White Hello Fellow Yacht Club Members, The 2020 Lopez Cup is in the books. Despite the heavy smoke in the air and the poor visibility the race turned out to be a lot of funContinue Reading

Hello Fellow Yacht Club Members, I wanted to let you all know about the Commodores Cruise just in case you were saving the weekend of August 29th. For a couple of reasons, I will be cancelling the Cruise. Besides the obvious reasons, (due to theContinue Reading