America’s Boating Club of the North Olympic Peninsula
2020 Cruise Schedule
Many closures have occurred since Governor Inslee’s “Stay Home, Stay Healthy” Order became effective on March 25 to counter the spread of Covid-19, the Coronavirus by staying home. That Order is in effect until April 8, 2020, and it may be extended if he determines it necessary.
*Washington State Parks has closed overnight stays in campgrounds and cabins through April 30, and we are waiting to see if that closure will be extended to moorage and use of mooring buoys in State Parks.
*San Juan County’s Health Officer, Dr. Frank James, issued Order 2020-1 on March 25, which effectively closes all Port and Marina facilities in San Juan County to non-essential visitors until midnight April 30, unless extended.
*The Canadian/U.S. border was closed March 21 to non-essential travel for at least 30 days. The closure may be extended for an indefinite period.
In response to the closures announced to date, we are modifying the 2020 Cruise Schedule.
“New-to-Boating” or “Boat-New-To-You” Cruise
San Juan Island Cruise
Spencer Spit, Sucia Island, Stuart Island, Jones Island (Anchor or State Park mooring buoys if available for use).
Later in summer, ports of call to be determined.
May 20-June 3
Memorial Day Cruise
To Telegraph Harbor (with Port Angeles Yacht Club.
This cruise will only be possible if the Canadian Border Opens. Please watch for news releases. San Juan Islands ports may not be prepared for visitors enroute to Canada.
Maybe later in summer depending on interest and Canadian Border opening.
Ballard Locks & Lake Washington Cruise
Postponed until 2021.
Annual District 16 Rendezvous at Port of Poulsbo
Register before May26 - see email sent on April 21 or email email@example.com for forms.
Deception Pass Cruise
Dependent of Marina Facilities being opened: Deception Pass, Swinomish Channel to La Conner, Anacortes, Bellingham, Friday Harbor, Fisherman’s Bay.
Desolation Sound Cruise
Dependent upon US/Canadian Border being re-opened to non-essential travel after May 18.
Broughton Islands, British Columbia, Canada
Dependent upon US/Canadian Border being re-opened to non-essential travel after May 18 and Canadian Marinas opening.