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Hollyburn Sailing Club decorates for Christmas

By |December 2nd, 2018|Spreader|Comments Off on Hollyburn Sailing Club decorates for Christmas

This year HSC had two Christmas trees to decorate!!!

Our Port/Starboard tree at the Dundarave Festival of Lights, Forest of Miracles tree:

 

And our festive Clubhouse Christmas Tree:

 

As our former Staff Captain Ken Parr says:

Ho Ho Ho,

Excellent job Mike for organizing our Dundarave lighting… and making our amazing woody and life-ring ornaments!!  Also, big thanks to […]

New Co-Op kids kayak and SUP Rack

By |July 2nd, 2018|Spreader|Comments Off on New Co-Op kids kayak and SUP Rack

Co-Op Captain Rueben Schulz organized a work party Saturday, July 2nd to build a new Co-Op kid’s kayak and SUP rack.  Rueben asks that you (Please!)  return the kid’s kayaks and SUP’s to the new rack when done.

 

A big THANK YOU to Co-Op Captain Rueben Schulz and Past Commodore Mike Bretner for the build.

Thanks!  Thanks!  […]

Life Guard Certification at HSC Beach.

By |June 15th, 2018|Spreader|Comments Off on Life Guard Certification at HSC Beach.

Getting ready for summer.  Friday, June 15th, 2018.  Lifeguard certification happens at Hollyburn Sailing Club beach.  Ocean Ambassadors programme in background.

Squamish to HSC paddle & row.

By |June 9th, 2018|Spreader|Comments Off on Squamish to HSC paddle & row.

For the Full story and all the pictures, see the next edition of “The Spreader”.

On the long weekend in May, over three days, three intrepid Hollyburners paddled and rowed from Squamish to HSC in Ambleside.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

but, I save a Zebra Swallowtail Butterfly and row it to shore.

 

 

I set Gwragedd Annwn’s anchor.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

We do have a problem, […]

HSC hosts 2018 Spring Surf Regatta

By |June 9th, 2018|Spreader|Comments Off on HSC hosts 2018 Spring Surf Regatta

 

READ MORE FOR THE RESULTS:

 

More photos and commentary in the next “Spreader”

New BBQ Brush arrives for the 2018 BBQ season

By |June 3rd, 2018|Spreader|Comments Off on New BBQ Brush arrives for the 2018 BBQ season

The Club gets ready for Community Days and the 2018 grilling season.

 

 
All members are reminded to clean the BBQ after use.  Please check the propane tank(s) before using and fill any empty ones. If the propane tanks are empty, you can get them filled at the Petro Can at 15th & Marine, two blocks from […]

New Fevas arrive at HSC!

By |June 3rd, 2018|Spreader|Comments Off on New Fevas arrive at HSC!

On Thursday, May 31st, the new Fevas arrived!

 

The trailer held Four RS Fevas for Deep Cove, Two RS Fevas for Bowen Island, a Pico and a Zest for Gibsons and a Hobie for Squamish…and of course, Two RS Fevas for HSC.

R2AK 2016 – Team Coastal Express passes Seymour Narrows

By |July 3rd, 2016|Spreader|Comments Off on R2AK 2016 – Team Coastal Express passes Seymour Narrows

Team Coastal Express passed through the R2AK Seymour Narrows checkpoint at 6:23pm, pst.

Congratulations to team Coastal Express.

Next checkpoint, Bella Bella.

Commodore’s Log (April 2016)

By |April 18th, 2016|Spreader|Comments Off on Commodore’s Log (April 2016)

Hello HSC members.  I have been down at the club many times over the winter season and continue to be amazed at the activity both on and off the water, especially in the club’s workshops.  Both bays are full and both are booked into the spring.

Matt Sluyter’s repair job of the Co-op boat, stitching […]

Spring Equinox Sunrise Flotilla – 2016

By |March 23rd, 2016|Spreader|Comments Off on Spring Equinox Sunrise Flotilla – 2016

6am, getting Gwragedd Annwn ready to row A light rain begins to fall..

The clubhouse all lit up, first boat on the water.

The Kayaks gather on the beach in front of the clubhouse in a light rain.

Richard is happy to run the club safety boat. As with most club events, a safety boat is provided […]