Milestone: Sequim Bay Yacht Club sets new lineup of officers

The Sequim Bay Yacht Club recently installed news officers for 2020. They include (front row, from left) commodore Jerry Fine, vice commodore Jerry Oden, rear commodore Anna Richmonde, secretary Diana Leibrich and treasurer Lisa O’Keefe. Pictured with them are (back row, from left) trustees Jim Fitzpatrick, Diane Froula and Ray Mitchell, and retiring commodore Doug Schwarz, retiring commodore. Not pictured are assistant treasurer Mark Lewis and assistant secretary Judy Shanks.

The public is welcome to join club events, each held at John Wayne Marina, 2577 W. Sequim Bay Road.

At 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 15, Perry Knudson of Armstrong Marine (Port Angeles) will describe the variety of vessels the company builds to order. The club’s Jan. 24 happy hour is a potluck with cash bar starting at 5 p.m.

Established in 1976, the club added 39 members in 2019, bringing the total membership to 154, including sailors, rowers, cruisers and social members. It offers adult learn-to-sail and learn-to-row programs open to the public, seasonal sailboat races, Opening Day of boating season festivities (set this year for May 3), an annual fundraiser for Volunteer Hospice of Clallam County and other on- and off-water events. See sequimbayyacht.club.

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