Members rigging freshly detailed boats.

The 2019 HSC Sailpast happened under sunny skies, with a 5 to 10 knot Westerly breeze.

Some members get in a last minute cleaning!!!
Our Commodore, Matthew Humer, arrives to supervise the rigging of the HSC fleet.
Once a sailor…always a sailor. The Commodore helps rig a 29’er.
Members rigging their boats for sailpast.
Some of the finer nuances of rigging are explained “The mast needs to go up”.
Members proudly fly the HSC Burgee.
HSC’s Mirror Dinghy fleet is strongly represented.
Our Rear Commodore rigs his Mirror Dinghy.
A member takes her Paddle Board down to the beach.
Boats begin to assemble on the beach.
Ben Humer takes his laser down the ramp.
Past Commodore Don Smith awaits his turn to launch.
Denise Rose takes her laser to the ramp.
Current Commodore Matthew Humer and his grandfather, Past Commodore (1974) Werner Humer greet the members and guests.
The Werner family, long time members of HSC pose for a photo in front of Ben’s laser.
Fleet Captain Heather launches the coaching boat to “herd” the sailpast boats into line.
Commodore Matthew Humer and District of West Vancouver Councillor Sharon Thompson.
Past Commodore Norah Corbet, District of West Vancouver Mayor Mary- Ann Booth, District of West Vancouver Councillor Sharon Thompson.
Our Commodore and invited guests are piped to the pier, to be taken to the Salute Sailboat.
Our Commodore arranges for one of HSC’s Coaching boats to take the dignitaries to the Salute Sailboat.
All of Hollyburn Sailing Club’s instructors are trained in Coach Boat handling. Our Commodore and invited guests are in good hands.
Fleet Captain Heather’s Sailpast instructions.
The HSC fleet assembles into Sailpast formation.
Rushing into formation.
The Mirror Dinghies assemble in floatilla order.
The sailpast order is: Hobie Cats, 29ers, Fireballs, Trevor’s Boat, Sailboards, Tasers, Lasers (all types), RS Visions, RS Fevas, 420s / FJs, Enterprises, Albacores, Mirrors and Optis
As our piper pipes, the fleet Salutes our 2019 Commodore, Matthew Humer.
The Commodore returns all of the salutes.
The Commodore receives many Salutes.
The Mirror fleet Salutes the most.
All Saluting boats are piped as they Salute the Commodore.
HSC Fleet passing the Salute boat.
The fleet returns ashore for the Sailpast ceremonies.
Piping in the cake for the Commodore and honored guests.
The piping of the cake.
Commodore Matthew Humer Thanks our honoured guests, MLA Ralph Sultan and District of West Vancouver Mayor Mary-Ann Booth for attending our 2019 Sailpast.
Special thanks to Ralph Sultan, who has been a Hollyburn Sailing Club supporter for many years. Thank you again for attending Sailpast.
Sailpast has the best cake!
Thank you to the HSC volunteers who provided the refreshments.
Thank you to our invited guests and members who came out for Sailpast. 2019 Will be a great year for HSC and I look forward to serving as your Commodore.