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. […]

Wind Warrior, skippered by Dean Vandament, takes 1st / Sailing

Thomas Buys, left, and his Wildcat Sailing Club teammates competed in Vertigo last week. (Photo by Victor Paru) Dean Vandament piloting Wind Warrior finished first overall in the Oak Harbor Yacht Club’s Thursday night racing series May 23 and 30. Vandament won three of the four Flying Sails Fleet races held on the two dates. […]

Yeah Dogg, Sojourn claim top spots / Sailing

Yeah Dogg skippered by Chad Holcomb and Sojourn skippered by Bruce Eastman increased their leads in the overall standings of the Oak Harbor Yacht Club’s Spring Series by sailing to first place in the latest races Thursday, May 16. Yeah Dogg won the Flying Sails Fleet division followed by Pearl Jem (Larry Munns), Obi Juan […]

Juan Solo wins weekly race / Sailing

Juan Solo wins weekly race / Sailing | Whidbey News-Times Dave Steckman piloted Juan Solo to victory in the fifth week of the Oak Harbor Yacht Club Thursday night spring sailing series May 9. Juan Solo, formerly named Renaissance, finished ahead of five other boats to take first place. Steckman was followed by Steve Hucke […]

Vertigo avenges last week’s loss / Sailing

Vertigo, skippered by Shannon Buys, picked up some revenge — barely — in the second race of the Oak Harbor Yacht Club’s Frostbite Series Thursday, March 21. Vertigo nipped Wind Warrior, skippered by Dean Vandament, by a corrected time of one second, avenging Wind Warrior’s win a week earlier. Renaissance, with Dave Steckman at the […]

Toby’s Run 2019 (Billy Wind Sprint)

Toby’s Run 2019 is in the books! Sunny skies and temps into the upper 40’s met the five fool hearty OHYC crews. Each crew battled the light and shifty winds deep into Penn Cove on their way to Toby’s Tavern. Congratulations to Oak Harbor Yacht Club’s newest race team, Wind Warrior, for being the first […]

Get Ready for Another Great Year!

It’s been a great winter “off season” with many Thursday nights spent in the warm cozy yacht club watching sailing movies and telling even better sailing stories. But with the cold weather, only the heartiest ventured out on the water and good sailboat races were few and far between. Well, the great news is that […]

Join us for Movie Night every Thursday

Just because it is winter, and we aren’t out there racing, it doesn’t mean we can’t still get together on Thursday nights for fun! Join us, at the club, for pizza and a movie every Thursday at 6 pm! We’ll be watching classics like Captain Ron, Wind, Morning Light, Master and Commander and more. If […]

Jim dandies: McAlpine wins Cline Regatta / Sailing

Lucky Jim, manned by a trio of talented Jims, won the Oak Harbor Yacht Club Sailing Fleet’s final event of the season, the Scott Cline Regatta, Oct. 6 and 7. Lucky Jim, skippered by Jim McAlpine and crewed by Jim McAlpine Jr. Jim Winship, won two of three short-distance races (1.4 to 2.8 nautical miles) […]

Join Us For The Scott Cline Regatta

It’s hard to believe we are already well into the Fall racing series which will be the final series of our racing season. The season has been great and has gone far too quickly. Not only has the sailing been fun and competitive, the weather has been amazing with consistent winds and pleasant temperatures. It’s […]