Updated 9/2/20
 
 Kitsap County remains in Phase 2. 
 
Everyone must wear a mask at all times indoors. 
Everyone must stay 6 feet apart or wear a mask in all outdoor common areas. 
(Our docks are narrow...plan on needing a mask!) 
 
PYC is following this phased approach to reopening.   At the present time, Kitsap County remains in Phase 2.   This restricts in-person events.   When Kitsap County transitions to Phase 3, PYC will evaluate how to hold in-person events. Face masks are required indoors at all times.  Face masks are required outdoors when distance between persons of at least 6 feet can not be maintained.  
  • Cancellations
    • All Weekly IN PERSON Events: Mahjong, Bridge, TGIT and OFA remain cancelled.  
    • All Monthly IN PERSON Events: Steak Fry, Boat Program, Book Club, Potluck/General Meeting, TGIF and Women out Sailing remain cancelled.
    • In person committee meetings are cancelled.   Meetings will continue to be held virtually or via phone conference.
  • Continuing or rescheduled
    • Virtual Meetings using ZOOM for TGIT, MMA and PYC Board Meetings.   SEE TUTORIAL in box on right! 
    • Change of Watch on June 5 was held virtually.    Change of Watch Part 2 has been postponed  indefinitely. 
    • Commodore Ball 2020 has been postponed indefinitely.  Refunds have been processed.  
    • Clubhouse is open. 
 
On 7/28/20, Gov. Jay Inslee released an additional guidance document following last week's announcement of guidance updates in Washington's Safe Start phased reopening plan following the extension of the proclamation
 
The memo outlines the updates to gatherings, live entertainment, restaurants and taverns, entertainment and recreational centers, card rooms, movie theaters, and weddings and funerals.

Inslee also extended the pause indefinitely on counties moving ahead in the Safe Start Washington plan. Read the full memo here.  

The PYC board continuously reviews our level of closure to ensure compliance.  No changes appear to be in order at this time.   

 
Effective 6/26/20, Gov. Jay Inslee mandated the use of face masks indoors and when social distancing can not be achieved outdoors. Please click here for details so you are sure to be in compliance.   
 
On May 29, Gov. Jay Inslee released an updated, county-by-county based “Safe Start” reopening plan for resuming recreational, social and business activities.   This plan builds off the 4-phase plan he announced May 4.   Kitsap County developed resources and a "Pathway to Recovery" to support the reopening of our community. 
We will continue to closely monitor the information and guidance from the CDC, Washington State Department of Health, and Kitsap County Public Health about the local COVID-19 outbreak and provide updates as necessary.  

The uncertainty about the outbreak continues to increase in Washington State and your health and well-being are of utmost importance to us. The following information is for your consideration and guidance.

Where can you find accurate information about COVID-19?
 
General guidance on protecting yourself and your family:
  • Stay home if you are ill or are caring for others who are ill.
  • Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
  • Wash your hands often with soap and warm water for at least 20 seconds. If soap and water are not readily available, use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer with at least 60 percent alcohol.
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose and mouth unless your hands are clean.
  • If you suspect you may have been exposed to the coronavirus and are not experiencing life-threatening conditions like shortness of breath, please call your doctor’s office. Nurses and doctors will be able to advise whether you need to be seen.
 
More specifically, here is how we are going to handle this situation at Poulsbo Yacht Club:
  • A decision to close the Club will be made in concert with public health authorities.
  • We will continue our normal handwashing and hygiene procedures per Washington State Department of Health guidelines.
  • We strongly request that you stay away from the club if you have symptoms of illness or fever or are caring for others who are ill.
  • We will be sanitizing surfaces as frequently as possible with a bleach solution, and sanitizing wipes will be available in the clubhouse for member's use.  
  • If members need to cancel event reservations due to illness or concerns, please contact the event chairperson or Vice Commodore.
  • We will be in touch with members by email and the website if we decide to cancel events.

Should COVID-19 appear at Poulsbo Yacht Club, we will close the Clubhouse. If you become infected and are diagnosed, please contact the PYC Commodore immediately at 360-633-0657 or commodore@poulsboyc.org

Thank you for your vigilance during this rapidly evolving situation. Our number one priority is the safety and well-being of our PYC community.