Port Townsend Yacht Club was first organized in February, 1947.  Since 1986, the club has met at the member-built clubhouse located on Washington Street, overlooking Port Townsend Bay.  Members enjoy many social events, both on and off the water.  Additionally, the club has a long standing tradition of awarding scholarships to individual students for study in a maritime educational program.  For more than 20 years, theirmembership performs the annual spring cleanup at Mystery Bay State Park.