EHYC Board Committee Members

2022 Officers


Jeffrey and I moved to Bainbridge Island in June 2017 from Saratoga Springs, NY. Very quickly we realized that the best way to see and savor this glorious part of the country was in a boat. So, we bought a very pretty and comfortable Back Cove 41 that we co-captain with the able assistance of our headset “marriage savers”. At the encouragement of Terry Kerby, past commodore, we joined EHYC and have met a friendly, interesting and knowledgeable group of new friends. EHYC has been a wonderful introduction to boating, the Pacific Northwest, and great people.


John moved to Bainbridge in 2018 from another island off the coast of Maine. Just after college, he bought his first yacht – a styrofoam bathtub-like sailboat that fit nicely on top of his Studebaker Lark. Unbelievably, Lauren married him even though he insisted on taking her halfway across Long Island Sound in this unsinkable craft. Well, he knew it was unsinkable; Lauren was not so sure. Eventually, a long term relationship ensued with other boats (and Lauren). They joined EHYC even before deciding to ship M/V Paradox to the PNW from the East Coast. They’re enjoying exploring these new waters and feel fortunate to be able to share in the friendly spirit of the club.




For many years during the summers, Jeff and I chartered both sail and power boats out of Bellingham and Anacortes to enjoy exploring the San Juan & Gulf Islands. After retiring in 2004 we moved from Napa Valley to Bainbridge Island where we can enjoy boating full time in the Northwest. We love being able to keep our boat in Eagle Harbor, just 5 minutes from the house. It’s a real treat to decide on the spur of the moment to take the boat out for a lunch run or do some crabbing. We joined Eagle Harbor Yacht Club in 2011 and are finding it one of the most fun yacht clubs we’ve belonged to over the years. When not out on our Catalina 355, Segue, you can usually find us in the garden or relaxing on the deck, watching the boats sail by on the Sound.


We are enjoying life in the PNW where we spend as much time as possible on “Singing In the Rain” our Mariner 37. We are committed to the notion that “informed boaters are safe boaters” and take every opportunity to upgrade our boating skills. EHYC is all about being informed and safe boaters, and we are fortunate to have so many seasoned mariners in our midst who are more than happy to share their knowledge.  Terry, Bertie (our boat dog) and I look forward to seeing you safely on the water.

Meet Our Board

Diane Quayle

Diane Quayle


Denise Baker-Kircher


Billie Dunstan


Tim Strevell

Tim Strevell

Past Commodore