The Yaquina Bay Yacht Club is hosting a variety of speakers in January. The club is interested in promoting what our beautiful Yaquina Bay has to offer. The public is invited to explore the club and attend these free informative sessions. We do require masks be worn. The sessions will be held on Wednesday’s at 5:30pm with the exception of January 19th. The club is located at 750 SE Bay Blvd.
Our first speaker is OBF, the Oregon Boating Foundation. The Oregon Boating Foundation is a nonprofit organization in Newport dedicated to getting people out on the water safely by making affordable boating and education opportunities accessible to everyone. The organization’s programs include youth kayak and sailing camps, adult kayak and sailing camps, and guided kayak tours in Yaquina Bay. Members will be presenting information about the organization, it’s programs, and opportunities to get involved and support boating education and safety at the Yaquina Bay Yacht Club on Wednesday, January 5, 2022 at 5:30pm.
Our second Speaker is Paula Miranda, General Manager for the Port of Newport. Come find out what’s happening on our Bay! Paula will present an overview of the ports district and current projects and events that will affect economic opportunities. Paula has been with the Port since May of 2019 and has a keen eye towards maintaining what the Port is currently managing, upgrading facilities and seeking long term sustainability for our Bay and Port.