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Seasons Greetings to All!

By |December 26th, 2019|Spreader|Comments Off on Seasons Greetings to All!

More photos from the Bonfire Paddle

By |December 22nd, 2019|Spreader|Comments Off on More photos from the Bonfire Paddle

Thank-you to Rueben for the photos!

The after party at the Club house

Racing Begins January 1st !

By |December 21st, 2019|Spreader|Comments Off on Racing Begins January 1st !

BC Sailing Announces New Program and Communication Manager!

By |December 9th, 2019|Spreader|Comments Off on BC Sailing Announces New Program and Communication Manager!

The Hollyburn Sailing Club Congratulates Past Commodore Matthew Humer, who is the new Program and Communication Manager at BC Sailing.

Matthew starts on December 12, 2019, and can be reached at matthew@bcsailing.bc.ca.

Two photos: Matthew Humer doing what he does best, Teaching sailing to the youth of the North Shore.

Matthew Humer as the Commodore of the […]

The Captain’s Mess

By |December 5th, 2019|Spreader|Comments Off on The Captain’s Mess

Our Restaurant Review features “The Boat shed” a new bistro located at the old Ambleside Concession site.

The Boat shed features a new, more seaside-friendly menu and Spirits selection at Ambleside Park’s iconic dining site.

Our intrepid sea-side restaurant reviewer arranged for the Hollyburn Sailing Club Christmas “thank-you dinner” for the Executive to be […]

HSC Tree at the Forest of Miracles

By |December 3rd, 2019|Spreader|Comments Off on HSC Tree at the Forest of Miracles

Thank you to all who helped decorate our tree this year.

Our decorations arrive.

Our first two decorators work quickly.

More club members arrive to decorate the tree.

Still lots of decorations left to put on.

The last steps are to put down the blue sea and add the sailboats and messages in a bottle.

The crew is almost done.

A […]

Dundarave Festival of Lights Christmas tree decorating

By |November 21st, 2019|Spreader|Comments Off on Dundarave Festival of Lights Christmas tree decorating

Join us to decorate the 2019 HSC tree at the Forest of Miracles at Dundarave Pier. The tree decorating party on Dundarave Beach starts at noon on November 30th and goes to dusk when the trees are lit. Join us for an afternoon of free concerts and […]

Hi Everyone………………it is that time of year again, and the NSAG Winter Art Show and Sale is coming up on Saturday 16th Nov., so if you have a spare hour or two it should be well worth a visit. The Artists’ Guild has two main events a year – and this is one of them – the other being the Spring Sale usually held in West Vancouver. Our member Denise has three paintings in this WAS, … Denise would love to see you there. If you do go ….. ENJOY!

By |November 10th, 2019|Spreader|Comments Off on Hi Everyone………………it is that time of year again, and the NSAG Winter Art Show and Sale is coming up on Saturday 16th Nov., so if you have a spare hour or two it should be well worth a visit. The Artists’ Guild has two main events a year – and this is one of them – the other being the Spring Sale usually held in West Vancouver. Our member Denise has three paintings in this WAS, … Denise would love to see you there. If you do go ….. ENJOY!

Senior race team takes The Vision out this windy Friday(pro-d Day), in 29 knots!

By |November 9th, 2019|Spreader|Comments Off on Senior race team takes The Vision out this windy Friday(pro-d Day), in 29 knots!

Big Winds, Big Waves…

Challenging Launch

…Big Smiles!

Great day sailing

Heritage Clubs win WV Heritage Award.

By |November 8th, 2019|Spreader|Comments Off on Heritage Clubs win WV Heritage Award.

The Hollyburn Sailing Club, the West Vancouver Lawn Bowling Club and the West Vancouver Tennis Club win a Heritage Award from the District of West Vancouver.

Special thanks from the Sailing Club to our instructors Erika Molby, Braxton Reimer, Cole Wunder and volunteer Hanna McDonald who made our events (especially the bailing challenge) the […]