This page contains recordings from previous Boating Programs.

Cetaceans & Pinnipeds of the Salish Sea, by Tracie Merrill on March 8th, 2023

Learn about the whales, porpoises, seals, and sea lions we share our waters with in the Puget Sound and how to be a better neighbor to them. 

Powered by the Sun - from an event on January 18, 2023

Presented by Ardy Magnuson and Lisa Nankivil, PYC Members
This is the story of how Ardy and Lisa went from running a motor daily to charge batteries to being on the hook while enjoying coffee, toast, and hot showers - all powered by the sun.

Salvaging Shipwrecks - the U.S. Navy's most memorable salvage operations.

Presented by Mary C. Ryan, Curator at the U.S. Naval Undersea Museum - from event in February 2022.

Are You Ready For Alaska? - Mike Huston, Partner, San Juan Sailing and Yachting, Inc. - from event on January 19th, 2022

Are you intrigued by the idea of taking your boat to Alaska but not really sure how to prepare for such a voyage? What do you need to do to make sure your boat is ready? What skills do you need to safely skipper such a trip? What should you anticipate and prepare for? Mike Huston, a partner in the San Juan Sailing and Yachting organization in Bellingham, is veteran sailor, author of boating articles, and an instructor in the San Juan Sailing School. Mike and his wife have made several boating trips to Alaska. He will share with us how best to prepare for the voyage of a lifetime to Alaska.