The San Juan 24s, shown here competing in last year’s regatta, return to Oak Harbor this weekend for the North American Championships. (Photo by Ryan Nowicki)

The 2018 San Juan 24 North American Championship, hosted by the Oak Harbor Yacht Club since 2011, returns to th...

Yeah Dogg and skipper Chad Holcomb wrapped up first place in the Oak Harbor Yacht Club Magic Juan Spring Racing Series which concluded Thursday, June 28.

The series covered nine races over six dates.

Holcomb snared three firsts and five seconds during the series and fini...

Vertigo, crewed by (back to front) Thomas Buys, Shannon Buys, Ryan Nowicki and Skyler Hovey, sails to a win Thursday. (Photo by Dave Steckman)

With a win in last week’s race Thursday, May 31, Shannon Buys aboard Vertigo moved into a tie for first place in the Oak Harbor...

June 1, 2018

Summer is almost here and there is a ton of sailing ahead.  Come "round the buoys" with us in either the OHYC club racing or Windeseeker programs!  Races start at 6pm in Penn Cove. Contact the Sail Fleet Captain at ohsailfleet@gmail.com for more information.

 The crew of Family Affair, shown here in a race from 2015, helped skipper Thomas Buus of Woodinville win the 2018 Round Whidbey regatta. (Photo by Dennis Pearce)

Overcoming lighter than normal winds, Woodinville’s Tom Buus skippered Family Affair to first place in the...

The Holcomb family of the SV Yeah Dogg during the last night of the Spring Series May 17, 2018

After 5 weeks of sailing, Yeah Dogg edged out Lucky Jim for the series win.  Yeah Dogg had 9 points followed by Lucky Jim with 10 points. Each boat claimed two first place fin...

Steckman, Renaissance take series title / Sailing | Whidbey News-Times

Although Dave Steckman on Renaissance finished fourth in the final race of the Oak Harbor Yacht Club Frostbite Sailing Series Thursday, April 12, it was just high enough to claim the overall season t...

Renaissance and Lucky Jim each won a heat of the Oak Harbor Yacht Club Sailing Series Thursday, April 5.

Renaissance, skippered by Dave Steckman, claimed the first race, followed by Lucky Jim (Jim McAlpine), Yeah Dogg 108 (Chad Holcomb), Pearl Jem (Larry Mums), Gadzooks...

March 12, 2018

The Oak Harbor racing season got off to a great start this past weekend with an amazing Toby’s Run! Five boats made it out for this pursuit style race from the Oak Harbor Marina to Toby’s Tavern in Coupeville. Sailors were met with great conditions. The sky was blue, t...

“Well, it’s not far down to paradise
At least it’s not for me
And if the wind is right you can sail away
And find tranquillity
Oh, the canvas can do miracles
Just you wait and see.”


These are the opening words of “Sailing” by Christopher Cross. Although the song was a...