General Meetings

4th Tuesday of each month
No Meetings June, July, August


Visiters always welcome

Meeting held at

Day Island Yacht Club
2120 91st Ave W.
University Place WA   98466



Get your Washington State Boaters Card before summer starts. See the - Class Schedule - section below for information on our ABC class.

May Happenings - - Don’t forget the 23 May (4th Tuesday) General Meeting is Member Appreciation Night 1830 – 2030 at DIYC. Food and utensils will be provided. We'll be having Salad, Pizza & a Pasta dish with cake for desert. Plates and flatware will be furnished. Lots of fun and camaraderie! Come and congratulate our new Bridge and share your summer boating plans.

Remember meetings will be on hiatus for the summer (June July and August).


An ABC Class in conjunction with Pt. Defiance Boat House and Tacoma Parks will be starting on May 3rd 2017 (Wednesdays) and run for 5 weeks. The exam will be completed on the 5th week.

We also plan on doing an ABC class in June. This class will start Monday June 5th, 2017 with sessions on Thursday June 8th, Monday June 12th, Thursday June 15th, with the exam on Monday June 19th. Class will be held at the Pt. Defiance Boat House facility.

Successful completion of Americas Boating Course (ABC) Class meets the boating education requirements for a Washington State Boaters Card and may provide a discount on your boat insurance. Its an easy, fun way for you and your family to get your boaters card.

Seamanship class to be held at Totem Yacht Club facility in Ruston (very near Tacoma Yacht Club in North Tacoma). The Seamanship class has started (Wednesday 7:00-9:00PM) with the exam on March 15th.

Piloting Class class to be held at Totem Yacht Club. The Piloting Has started (March 20th) (Monday) at Totem Yacht Club with exam on May 22nd.

Engine Maintenance Class is being held at Orchard Park Rehab Facility near South 48th and Orchard St. in South Tacoma. Engine Maintenance has started (March 22nd) (Wednesday) with exam on May 24th. Engine Maintenance can be taught in ten two-hour sessions including time for review and the multiple choice closed book exam.

If you or anyone you know is interested in these classes, please have them contact Otto at 253-537-3838 so that adequate materials can be on hand for the classes. Click on the education link for additional info.

If you know of someone who might be interested in joining TPS, contact Jackie Mattox, (253)732-2264 or at

If you are interested in finding about who we are and what we do, consider joining us at our general meeting. Vistors are always welcome. Meetings are held at Day Island Yacht Club on the 4th Tuesday of the month. No-host refreshments begin at 6:00 pm with dinner or potluck at 6:30 pm and meeting at 7:00. Great food will be the order of the day.
The 2017 boating season has begun.

Check out our Rendezvous Schedule and make your plans for more fun, fellowship an hopefully a dry time. Make sure you make the appropriate marina reservations and let the cruise host know of your plans.

Also check out the Summer San Juan Island Cruise. It’s going to be a relaxing, peaceful, well planned, impromptu, do what you want cruise. How can it not be fun, exciting and relaxing?

As always check out your Award Winning Wake Astern for current rendezvous info.