Tatoosh, Meydenbauer Bay Yacht Club


Sail - Tatoosh, Meydenbauer Bay Yacht Club

Friday evening sailboat race in Kirkland on Tatoosh

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Meet at 6:00 PM at Gate 3 at Meydenbauer Bay Yacht Club:  9927 Meydenbauer Way SE, Bellevue, WA.

We will be heading to Kirkland to participate in the Friday evening race series at Carillon Point on my Islander 40 sailboat, 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.   Tatoosh is located on dock 3, the most western dock at MBYC.  Parking is allowed in the MBYC parking lot; please leave a note on your dash that you are a guest of Doug Penny.  Bring finger foods and containerized drinks to share.  Your skipper is a pescetarian.  No red wine.  We will not be stopping to eat, but will eat while on our way to Kirkland or 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).  After the race, we might, moor at Carillon and enjoy the comradery of the event.  We will return to Bellevue between 10:00 and 11:00 pm.


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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