Tatoosh, Meydenbauer Bay Yacht Club


Beginner Sail - Tatoosh, Meydenbauer Bay Yacht Club

This is a training sail on Lake Washington

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Meet at 1:30 PM at Gate 3 at Meydenbauer Bay Yacht Club:  9927 Meydenbauer Way SE, Bellevue, WA.

This is a training sail for students on board my Islander 40, Tatoosh.  We will be sailing on Lake Washington out of MBYC in Bellevue.  The MBYC clubhouse is a large 3 story white building on Meydenbauer Way.  Parking is allowed in the MBYC parking lot; please leave a note on your dash that you are a guest of Doug Penny.  Tatoosh is located on dock 3, the most western dock at MBYC.  Bring finger foods and containerized drinks to share.  Your skipper is a pescetarian.  No red wine.  We have no plan to be stopping to eat, but will eat while underway and when time allows.  Wear non-marking, soft soled shoes.  Come prepared for the predicted weather.  On the day of the sail, contact me via phone or text message only.  206-786-3684


Tatoosh, Meydenbauer Bay Yacht Club

Required Equipment

Required Equipment

The Sailing Essentials

Don’t leave the dock without these items! They make sailing safer for you and your crewmates. As a carrier, use a soft duffel bag for easy stowing without metal buckles that can scratch woodwork.

  • Non-skid deck shoes (or sea boots) with non-marking soles.
  • Heavy-duty gloves (preferably leather) for line handling (fingertips cut off is OK).
  • Warm clothing head to foot (Note: The ambient temperature on the water is usually lower than on land).
  • Foul-weather gear
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen
  • Knife on lanyard
  • Whistle on a lanyard
  • Food and drink
  • Headlamp or flashlight
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