Welcome to the Anacortes Yacht Club!
Anacortes Yacht Club was founded in 1891 and is the second oldest yacht club in Washington State. The Club is all volunteer with no paid staff and is rich in maritime and civic activities. Activities within the Club are cruising, sailboat racing, socializing and volunteer opportunities affording great member interaction. Cruises enjoyed by both powerboaters and sailors are organized between Olympia and the Broughtons along with some land cruises in the winter. Sailing races occur during the summer months in Fidalgo Bay with the Club sponsoring the Tulip Regatta, Northern Century Regatta, and the Windermere Cup Regatta each year along with all the social activities. Socially, the Club is open every Friday at 5:30 and guests accompanying members in good standing are always welcome. General meetings are held nine months of the year with a speaker and a catered dinner. Also on a monthly basis, is a five buck night with meals prepared by club members. The Club is also active with local civic activities with the major events being the Anacortes Waterfront Festival and sponsorship of the local high school sailing program.
Please browse our website for more information on our history, calendar of events and additional information on our upcoming activities. We welcome new member applications. Click here for more information. Anacortes Yacht Club has a warm and welcoming membership, with many great events year-round.
The Benefits of Membership
Members of The Anacortes Yacht Club are a diverse group. You won't find a more welcoming gathering of people. From laid back cruising to serious racing, you'll fit right in. Our club reciprocal benefits extend to visiting other yacht clubs and enjoying their facilities. Keep your cards handy as you travel and enjoy the extended benefits of being an AYC member!