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Message From the Commodore

Gig Harbor Yacht Club is an active boating and social club that celebrates camaraderie, and boating activities.  We have a positive environment of sharing knowledge and sharing good times.  Our Social Calendar is full of cruising, racing, and land-based activities that are 100% volunteer in their organization and support.

We have monthly catered Dinner Meetings, TGIF casual evenings, Men's Lunch, Ladies Night Out, Special Balls and Themed parties.  We are active on the water as well.  Check out our Boating link to explore our monthly cruises, and our participation in the Puget Sound’s Sail Racing and Power Boating competitions.

GHYC is an active part of our community with the holiday “Lighted Boat Parade”, the Gigfest celebration, as well as being a part of the Grand 14 Yacht Clubs in the Puget Sound.  We currently offer Reciprocal privileges with nearly 100 yacht clubs along the Pacific Coast and beyond.

Please explore our website to see what Gig Harbor Yacht Club is all about!

Linda Strand

8209 Stinson Ave. 
Gig Harbor, Wa 98332            253- 851-1807

Upcoming Events
Upcoming Events

Feature Notices

Fall is creeping in, replacing a gorgeous summer.  

The year ahead promises new memories and adventures to be enjoyed by all.   October sees the Bell Harbor Cruise, the first Dinner’s for Eight for the year, the annual Salmon Feed, And our Halloween TGIF.

As the holidays approach, we are planning many more activities for your pleasure.   
Enjoy our beautiful Fall on and off the water!

Annual LeMans Sail Race
November 17

This is a unique sailing event were boats start the race from anchor in Gig Harbor.  Race detail and registration forms are on the GHYC Website under the Boating / Sail Regatta Page. This race is open to all sailors, members and non-members.  Come race with us before putting your boat away for the winter.

GHYC's Annual Lighted Boat Parade!

All of you old salts, young salts and in between, are invited to join other bold souls and tour the harbor in the Gig Harbor Lighted Boat Parade on Saturday, December 8th, 2018, beginning at 5:00 PM.
The parade is sponsored by the Gig Harbor Yacht Club, but you do not have to be member to join – you simply need to bring a well-lit boat and have a sense of adventure.


You can register from this site by clicking on the Events Calendar, locating the Lighted Boat Parade, hitting "REGISTER NOW", or by sending your name, boat name and length, and email address to 

There is no charge, and no obligation, and detailed procedures will be sent out before the event.

Please join us!! We are hoping for a long line of brightly lit boats, including fishing vessels, pleasure boats and kayaks, and to put on a great show for all those watching from shore.

For further information or questions, email