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R2AK 2016 – Team Coastal Express

By |June 25th, 2016|Spreader|Comments Off on R2AK 2016 – Team Coastal Express

What do you get when you take two former HSC Commodores, a Mirror 16 and a Race to Alaska?

Team Coastal Express!

Our intrepid members have made the crossing from Port Townsend to Victoria on Thursday and then the “real” race starts from Victoria on June 26th at noon.

Their leg 2 plan is to try to […]

Hollyburn Sailing Club From The Air

By |November 3rd, 2015|Members|Comments Off on Hollyburn Sailing Club From The Air

One of our members, Neil Carroll, has been spotted at the club a number of times this year flying his Phantom 3 Drone. He finally passed along a few of the great photos he has been taking for us to post here.

Safe flying Neil

For more of Neil’s work, visit: http://hitecimages.com/

Sail World – Mirabaud Yacht Racing Image of the Year – Your chance to vote

By |November 3rd, 2015|Sailing World|Comments Off on Sail World – Mirabaud Yacht Racing Image of the Year – Your chance to vote

The world’s greatest marine and yacht racing photographers have entered this year’s international Mirabaud Yacht Racing Image contest and voting is open to the public. The winning image and its photographer will be feted at the Yacht Racing Forum in Geneva on 8 December. Sailing and photography enthusiasts from around the world are invited […]

Pumpkin Bowl Regatta 2015

By |October 30th, 2015|Members|Comments Off on Pumpkin Bowl Regatta 2015

We hope for more optimal wind conditions next time, but still had a blast.

Building of the club house

By |July 26th, 2015|Spreader|Comments Off on Building of the club house

A kind member of the club dropped off the following article on the building of the original club house1. Like the building it resides in, the club has gone through many renovations over the last 42 years, but it good to see it still holds true to the original values of providing junior sail training, small […]

R2AK – All good things

By |June 16th, 2015|Spreader|Comments Off on R2AK – All good things

As all good things must, the race has come to its conclusion for our weather beaten duo. I think the R2AK blog sums it up best.

Photo album: Google Drive Album

Youtube Videos: on Heather’s channel

We wish them the best in keeping their sanity long enough to not try the race again next year.

R2AK – The Race Continues

By |June 12th, 2015|Spreader|Comments Off on R2AK – The Race Continues

Our dynamic duo continue to press north in their Race too Alaska. Currently they are in Secret Cove waiting out the bad weather. The race has attracted international attention including an article in the New York Times. Below are the excerpts from around the web about Team Coastal Express.

We wish them fair winds and […]

R2AK – First Leg

By |June 5th, 2015|Spreader|Comments Off on R2AK – First Leg

Our intrepid sailors have made the crossing in excellent time. Leaving Port Townsend around 5:30am, they made the roughly 60km crossing in time for late afternoon tea in Victoria.

They will depart Victoria on their way to Ketchikan at noon this Sunday (June 7th). We wish them good winds and calm seas for the remaining 1140km they have […]

New Club Website

By |May 28th, 2015|Spreader|Comments Off on New Club Website

Our Vice-Commodore Andy Lumb has been hard at work updating some of the technology around the club. The most prominent change is the new website at www.hollyburnsailingclub.ca. Some of the new features include:

Live weather data from the club. Updated every five minutes, this includes current wind speed and temperature, as well as historical wind […]

Vice Commodore Report by Andy Lumb

By |January 27th, 2015|Spreader|Comments Off on Vice Commodore Report by Andy Lumb

As it is my first time on the club Executive most of my first month has been dedicated to learning how things work and getting up to speed on what has happened in the past. Now mostly up to speed, my first few tasks have been around updating the club’s online presence. There is […]