point loma yacht club  

point loma yacht club





Director: Jon Coats

Jon is originally from El Paso, Texas, but grew up in the Los Angeles area. At Long Beach State, he joined the Sailing Club in 1967. Jon moved to San Diego in 1970. He has had a boat since the 1970's.  Jon has been a member or officer for several boating associations: Hobie Fleet 4, San Diego Outboard Motor Club, USCG Auxiliary.   Jon join the PLYC in 2012.  He has owned several boats: Cal2-29, Hobie 16 & 18,  Pringle 18, a 505, and an Islander 30, he presently has a Cal-34 sailboat kept at HalfMoon Marina. He enjoys the races, parties and BBQ at the PLYC. He became a director in 2018.

While presently with the USCG Auxiliary, he also does vessel inspection, teaches boating safety classes, and Radio communication to both the public and the Coast Guard Auxiliary.  He also augments the Coast Guard Sector San Diego at the Joint Harbor Operation Center  JHOC). He also augments in cooking on coast guard cutter and vessels and for coast guard events.

Note: CA requires recreational power boat operators who are age 20 and younger to carry a boater education card (remember, when you turn on the engine on a sailboat you are a power boat!). And on Jan 1, 2019 this age will be 25 and younger. 2020 35yo, 2012=40, …etc., etc.. .. Contact Jon for information on boating safety classes, free Vessel Safety Check, or Coast Guard Auxiliary information.

Jon has been in the mortgage banking field since 1975, and owned his own mortgage company for the last 25+ years. He is a retired now and volunteering in various clubs.

Jon is hoping to help keep the club open more hours for the members, he looking forward to this  year at PLYC and enjoying the club events while meeting more of the club’s members.




Woodys Whale Watching
Woodys Whale Sail

2018 opening day
 PLYC Opening Day

2018 Bob Kearns Race
 Bob Kearns Race

2018 Memorial Day Raft Up
 Memorial Day Raft

2018 Jimmy Rogers Race
J. Rogers Mem Race

PLYC july 4 raft up
Landlubbers Party

2018 Crew of Two Race
Crew of Two Race

2018 Charity Bay Race
Charity Bay Race

2018 Labor Day Raft Up
Labor Day Raft

2018 IOBG Race

Extreme Sailing Series 2018
Xtreme Sailing Series

2018 Commodores Ball
Commodores Ball

2018 Parade of Lights
Holiday Party
Parade of Lights