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Wallace Island

By |June 5th, 2017|Spreader|Comments Off on Wallace Island

Last week (May 23-28), three Mirror dinghies set out from Cowichan Bay and circumnavigated Saltspring Island. During the trip we visited Conover Cove on Wallace Island.

In the past, Wallace Island hosted a resort with cabins, a few are still standing. One cabin is covered and filled with signs, and some burgees, from visitors. We […]

New Fivas

By |May 5th, 2017|Spreader|Comments Off on New Fivas

The Hollyburn Sailing Club received two new RS Fevas for the Junior training program and a new RS Vision for the Co-op fleet.


By |April 24th, 2017|Spreader|Comments Off on Streamkeepers-2017

HSC hosts Streamkeeper annual gathering.


New Year’s Day Sail – 2017

By |January 3rd, 2017|Spreader|Comments Off on New Year’s Day Sail – 2017

January 1st, 2017 is a beautiful day.

The 2017 Season awaits!!!

The Commodore leads the way for 2017 sailing season!!!

Happy New Year Hollyburn Sailing Club Members.

I, Commodore Mike, was the first sailing boat out on the water for the 2017 Sailing Season.
A warm welcome to the racers who braved the post snowpoclypse to come to the […]

Festival of Lights Paddle 2016

By |December 23rd, 2016|Spreader|Comments Off on Festival of Lights Paddle 2016

On December 17th, 9 paddlers and sailors (rowing) put Christmas lights
on their boats and multiples warm layers on their bodies to paddle to
Dundarave for the Festival of Lights bonfire.

After circling in front of the beach, we landed and visited the HSC
Christmas Tree, warmed up in the big tent, listened to some music, and
had some […]

Michael Lewis

By |August 16th, 2016|Spreader|Comments Off on Michael Lewis

The Hollyburn Sailing Club notes with regret the passing of West Vancouver Counselor Michael Lewis, who has died after a short illness at the age of 66. Michael was the Guest of Honour at our 2014 Sail Past, and we wish to express our condolences to his family, and to the Mayor and Counselors […]

Canada Day – 2016

By |July 10th, 2016|Spreader|Comments Off on Canada Day – 2016

Canada Day is one of the most popular race days in the HSC calendar and this year was no exception as we had 8 boats on the water for a total of 4 races. We had a good steady 6 knot breeze out of the east and almost flat water for the racing, perfect […]

Spring Surf Regatta 2016

By |June 10th, 2016|Spreader|Comments Off on Spring Surf Regatta 2016

The club hosted the first ever HSC Spring Surf Regatta.  At first light, the yard was packed with optimist dinghies waiting for the racing to begin.

The committee boats were readied.

The racers rig their boats


The marks go out


Final race instructions on the beach

Laser start

Optimist start

End of the day-retrieving the duty boats

De-rigging the boats for the […]

Community Day 2016

By |June 10th, 2016|Spreader|Comments Off on Community Day 2016

Hollyburn Sailing Club opens its doors for West Vancouver Community Days!

Citizens and sailors alike are welcomed!

Music was provided by Constantin and Steve.

Roy Sets up Gracie Too outside of the fence

Past Commodore, Commodore and Past Past Commodore and one lucky member are the parade contingent

Thank you to all who visited Hollyburn Sailing Club on Community […]

Sentinel Boys Club Walkathon

By |June 1st, 2016|Spreader|Comments Off on Sentinel Boys Club Walkathon

At Sentinel Secondary School, The Boys Club organized a Walkathon for June 1st to raise awareness for the Syrian Refugee Crisis. The Boys Club Network walked past the Hollyburn Sailing Club, from the Ambleside Youth Centre to John Lawson Park and back, covering a distance of 5 km. The purpose is to raise awareness […]