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TBYC now has an official Facebook Page for official news, event, and club updates for our members on Facebook. Be sure to Like our page to get official updates in your Facebook feed!

A Facebook Group already exists (, and is a great forum for local boaters to share updates with each other. However all official communications will be posted on the TBYC Page.

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2017 Racing Rules Changes

Every four years the Racing Rules of Sailing change.

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Safety At Sea Seminars

Safety at Sea Seminars are for everyone: cruisers, powerboaters, sailors, and sailboat racers.  For racers, check the NOR and Sis to make sure that you select the course that is required for any particular race. 

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Tentative 2017 Race Schedule Released

It's never too early to start planning for the racing season! To help you with this task, the Tentative 2017 Race Schedule has been distributed, available below.

The website's racing pages will be updated once the schedule has been finalized.

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"Randle Reef" Presentation Preview

Preview a November 30th presentation about "Randle Reef" by Dr. Chris McLaughlin, Executive Director, Hamilton Harbour Bay Area Restoration Council. Dr. McLaughlin's presentation focuses on the largest environmental cleanup ever undertaken on the Canadian side of the Great Lakes, the Randle Reef project in Hamilton Harbour.

In the following audio clip, Chris previews the presentation about the Randle Reef project he will be making at 7 p.m. on November 30th in Room 3004 of the ATAC building at Lakehead University.

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AGM: Thursday November 24, 7pm

The TBYC AGM has been set for Thursday November 24 at 1900, at the Mission Clubhouse. See the event listing for more details.

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Fall Haul-out and Storage

Saturday, September 17th is Mission Yard Annual Clean-Up day.

Regular schedule for haul-out begins on Sunday September 18th. Schedule days are Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday.

Proof of insurance must be on file with the Club and your account must be current.

The last scheduled day for haul-out is Tuesday November 1st, weather permitting. Depending on the weather conditions, yard water and the pump-out will be shut down and winterized by Wednesday, October 26th.

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Thunder Bay RAP kayak tour - August 28th

You're invited!

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Launch and Haul Notice to all Members

Regular Launch and Haul will not be available from Monday, Aug. 15/2016 until approximately the end of August.

We will be installing a concrete pad at the travel lift slip approach and performing annual machine maintenance.

Alternate launch or haul, depending on boat size and storage location, may be available with the old travel lift.


Richard Matheson
Facility Coordinator
Thunder Bay Yacht Club
807 251 6832
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FAMILY On-the-Water Rendezvous Porphyry Island Lighthouse

Family On-the-Water Rendezvous! Come to Porphyry Island Lighthouse, on Black Bay.

Date: August 13-14, 2016

Location: Porphyry Island Lighthouse

See attachment for more details.

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TBYC Videos Link Us To Our Past

In celebration of the 70th Anniversary last year, Paul Morralee, Secretary of TBYC, interviewed and captured selected members to speak about their history and memories of years past. 


These video links below are for your viewing pleasure and also available to be shared with others.

"Members' Memories" is a celebration of 70 years of the clubs existence:

"Past Commodores" is a collection of photos taken from the TBYC clubhouse wall:

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2016 PHRF Championships Information and NOR Available

Attention sailboat racers! The 5th Biennial Lake Superior PHRF Championships are happening this year, right here in Thunder Bay! Visit the 2016 PHRF Championship event page to get the NOR, Invitation, and Registration sheets.

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21st SUNORA Information Updated

Attention all sailors and power-boaters – information for the 21st SUNORA is now available on the SUNORA page.

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Updated Racing Schedule Available

Attention TBYC racers - the most recent version of the racing schedule is now available on the Racing Form and Documents page.

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2016 Sail Racing Instructions and Registration Documents now Available!

Attention TBYC Racers!

The 2016 racing season Sailing Instructions and Registration Form are now available on the Forms and Documents page. Be sure to read this year's Sailing Instructions carefully, as each fleet is seeing a few great changes.

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Notice of Motions for the 2015 AGM

In accordance with the TBYC constitution today, 30 days in advance of the Annual General Meeting (AGM) date, the TBYC executive are posting notice of motions that may affect the TBYC Constitution.  These motions are to be discussed and voted-on at the 2015 AGM, scheduled for Thursday, November 26th, 2015, 7:00PM at the Mission Island Clubhouse.

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Mission Island Security


A Break-In has occurred at the Mission Property and we advise that you check your boat for possible damage or theft.

The police have been notified and an incident report has been filed by the Club,  However, each member is required to do an individual report to the police if you require an incident report for insurance purposes.

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Lakehead Power and Sail Squadron Training Forecast

FM: Darryl Storey

        Squadron Education & Training Officer

        Lakehead Power and Sail Squadron



Venue:  Superior Collegiate & Vocational Institute (Superior  CVI) 333 High Street North Thunder Bay. Classroom 1022.


Specific to the requests for early information from the Squadron Bridge, the courses that follow are currently in the planning stages and will most likely occur based on commitments made by our Instructors.

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Rossport Marina Open for Business

Rossport Marina is open for business and has an attendant working 09:00 to 16:00 daily. Please find below a list of the services that they can provide. Unfortunately fuel is not one of them.

Rossport Harbour Marina

- Washrooms free with docking

- Electricity free with docking

- Pumpout $20.00

- Fresh water free with docking, $10.00 without

- Internet and wifi free with docking

- Ice available (block $4.00, cube $3.50)

- Launch and season passes $5.00 and $50.00

- Garbage disposal

- Bottled water and pop $1.00 each

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TBYC Merchandise for sale

Please contact Denette for more information and placing an order.

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