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The Shocking Truth About Electric Current Near Boats

Please take a moment to read this brief article regarding the hazards of swimming near a boat that could have stray electrical current. Please refrain from swimming in the BYC harbour and ensure kids swim at the beach. Many thanks, Kurt Stahle Group Risk Report:...

SAILING SCHOOL

The Barrie Yacht Club Sailing School has been going on for over 20 years. It is the largest sailing school on Lake Simcoe. Entering into our program will have your child working towards a CanSail level through the Ontario Sailing Association. All our instructors are...

Do you know the value of your boat?

This is a guest post from Barrie Yacht Club member, Richard Osborn. Not only does he have some great tips, he can also fix and repair your boat and answer your questions. Contact details at the end of the post.  If I can give you one piece of advice regarding annual...

Commodore’s Message for the 67th Season

Welcome to the 2019 sailing season! We are going to have another amazing year at the Barrie Yacht Club. I want to thank all the board members who served in 2018 and our rear Commodore Chris for a great year. Thank you, Chris. This year he will be busy recruiting new...

Commodore’s Report 2017 – Kurt Stahle – 2017

Fellow BYC Members, I’d like to start off by extending my sincerest gratitude and thanks to the 2017 Board of the Barrie YachtClub. While not the busy harbour wall construction site of 2015, we still needed to react to major work beingdone by our City on Johnson...

Commodore’s Message – Ben Murphy – 2016

Hello Fellow BYC Members: Welcome to the 2016 boating season!! This year the Barrie Yacht Club celebrates its 64th anniversary and it’s with great pleasure that I serve as Commodore for 2016. This off season has been quite challenging for the BYC Directors and Members...