As Jim McAlpine strolls the docks at the Oak Harbor Marina, sailors and deckhands greet him by name.

“When you get to be as old as me, you get to meet a lot of good people,” McAlpine said.
He’s going on 88, and still sails competitively, winning frequently. His “stack...

May 7, 2017

Boats finished Round Whidbey in the dark, and the sound of a sailboat crossing the finish on a beam reach in 20 knot winds is more dramatic than the sight. The wind through the sails, the hull through the water, then gone!

Congrats to Sofa King Slow (Gary Stuntz) for t...

May 4, 2017

Introducing the newly "re-tooled" Non-Flying Sails class to the Sail Fleet program. The Oak Harbor Yacht Club's Windseeker racing is a fun and easy way to sail in buoy racing in Oak Harbor, Washington.

Windseeker racing is a separate class from the OHYC's Sail Fleet PHR...

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