Rescue In Penn Cove

On Sunday, Aug 2nd, we set out for a family sail in Penn Cove aboard our 24 foot sailboat, Juan Solo. We were out entertaining my visiting aunt and uncle from Fresno, CA and showing them the best things to do on Whidbey Island. After sailing from Oak Harbor to deep within Penn Cove we […]

And we’re back!

It seems like forever since we had our kickoff meeting and were just getting our season started when everything was put on hold during the COVID-19 pandemic. The good news is that we are headed in the right direction and there is light at the end of the tunnel. Island County moved into phase 2 […]

The 2020 Sailing Season Kicks off Mar 12th

It’s time to get back out on the water for another amazing season of sailing, racing and hanging out with friends! Thursday, March 12th, kicks off the season with our 4 week long Frostbite Series. The NOR and entry forms can be found on the Sail Fleet page. Paying for the whole season is most […]

Join us for Rules of Racing

Come join us, Thursdays, for Rules of Racing talks and videos at the club! Videos and discussions start at 5:30 sharp followed by a sailing themed movie at 6pm. Stick around for pizza and a movie or just come for the rules training. See you there! Your Sail Fleet Captains

Sailing Movie and Pizza is Back!

Its back! Join us, at the Oak Harbor Yacht Club, every Thursday night for pizza and a movie, starting November 7th 2019 through February 2020. New this year! We will be adding 30 minutes of racing rules discussion to kick off each night starting at 5:30 sharp. Pizza and the movie will start at 6 […]

Scott Cline Regatta October 5-6

n It’s hard to believe the official racing season is nearly done. With the end of August came the conclusion of our Summer Race Series. After six weeks of fun racing and record numbers of participants, we again ended up with close results. In the PHRF class, we had Chad Holcomb’s Yeah Dogg in first […]

Whidbey boats take top 2 spots in final Whidbey Island Race Week / Sailing

Only two local boats competed in the final Whidbey Island Race Week Regatta July 23-27, but the pair left a positive stamp on the event which is ending after a 37-year run. Lemonade, skippered by Jason Polly, and Pearl JEM, with Larry Munns at the helm, finished 1-2 in their class, the Performance Handicap Racing […]

Sail Fleet Update

Can’t believe it’s already nearing the end of July! The Magic Juan Series and San Juan 24 North Americans are already in the history books, the Summer Series is in full swing and Race Week is just around the corner. We must be having fun because time is definitely flying by this season! The Magic […]

Steckman sails to 2nd in North American Championships

Oak Harbor’s Dave Steckman and his boat Juan Solo finished second to Seattle’s Mark Bradner aboard Return in the San Juan 24 North American Championships Saturday and Sunday, June 29 and 30. The Oak Harbor Yacht Club hosted the event for the ninth consecutive year, with the regatta taking place on the waters of Penn […]

Wind Warrior and skipper Vandament take series title / Sailing

Nick de Ru rides aboard Juan Solo as skipper Dave Steckman leads the boat to two wins Thursday. (Photo by Dave Steckman) Wind Warrior skippered by Dean Vandament finished first in the overall standings in the Flying Sails division of the Oak Harbor Yacht Club’s Magic Juan Series, which finished its season Thursday, June 27. […]