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Hello paddlers —- with the recent opening of the yard and Co-op facilities at the club it’s time for a Kayak Re-entry Clinic!

By |June 1st, 2020|Spreader|Comments Off on Hello paddlers —- with the recent opening of the yard and Co-op facilities at the club it’s time for a Kayak Re-entry Clinic!

COVID-19 PROTOCOLS WILL BE IN FORCE.

Sunday 7th

Meet at 10:00AM, launch at 10:30AM.

Paddle to Dundarave as a warm-up, then practice re-entry
skills for approximately one hour.

Wear a wet suit if you have one.

Remember to observe social distancing, and to disinfect any
club equipment that you use. 

See you soon

Maciej Sobczyk – Kayak Captain

Safe Boating Awareness Week message from Transport Canada.

By |May 19th, 2020|Spreader|Comments Off on Safe Boating Awareness Week message from Transport Canada.

Did you know it’s… Safe Boating Awareness Week!

May 16th to May 22nd

What is Safe Boating Awareness Week:

Safe Boating Awareness Week takes
place during the third week in May, signifying the start of the boating season.
As boaters prepare to head out on the water we want to share some key
reminders that will help to keep them […]

Club begins to re-open

By |May 17th, 2020|Spreader|Comments Off on Club begins to re-open

Hello members — some good news from our Commodore:

Thank you for your patience and compliance with BC’s Phase 1 COVID-19 response. 

As of Tuesday May 19, the province is entering Phase II of their response to the health emergency.  The restriction to “essential trips only” will be relaxed.  In addition the Coast Guard has […]

May Long Weekend notice to boaters from the Canadian Armed Forces, Canada Border Services Agency, Canadian Coast Guard, Indigenous Services Canada, Parks Canada Agency, RCMP, Destination BC, Emergency Management BC, and the United States Coast Guard.

By |May 14th, 2020|Spreader|Comments Off on May Long Weekend notice to boaters from the Canadian Armed Forces, Canada Border Services Agency, Canadian Coast Guard, Indigenous Services Canada, Parks Canada Agency, RCMP, Destination BC, Emergency Management BC, and the United States Coast Guard.

Recreational boaters asked to avoid unnecessary travel May long weekend

Recreational boaters and operators of non-motorized watercraft in British Columbia are being asked to avoid unnecessary travel, continue to observe public health guidelines, and proceed with common sense and good judgement if they choose to go on the water over the May long weekend […]

Message to Boaters from the Canadian Coast Guard

By |April 27th, 2020|Spreader|Comments Off on Message to Boaters from the Canadian Coast Guard

Carol Thorbes Passing.

By |April 23rd, 2020|Spreader|Comments Off on Carol Thorbes Passing.

We are sad to note the passing of a valued member of the HSC community, Carol Thorbes. Many members will remember Carol for her enthusiastic participation in club activities, both on and off the water, and for her entertaining contributions to the Spreader. Carol sailed a Mirror and was also an early and active member […]

Adult Race team goes Virtual!

By |April 8th, 2020|Spreader|Comments Off on Adult Race team goes Virtual!

Hello Adult Racers,

I hope everyone is doing well in these insane times. Truly. We can’t stop the fact that we are in a pandemic, but we can control how we use this time. Whatever perspective you take on this situation is up to you. Personally, I’d like to look back in two months from now and […]

Reading for staying at home!

By |April 8th, 2020|Spreader|Comments Off on Reading for staying at home!

WoodenBoat magazine sent this email to one of our members who is a wooden boat nut… We hope you enjoy reading this free digital edition of WoodenBoat Magazine. while staying at home.

Dear Friend of WoodenBoat,
 
In response to the COVID-19 worldwide pandemic, and to help
ease […]

HSC Clubhouse closing April 5th.

By |April 3rd, 2020|Spreader|Comments Off on HSC Clubhouse closing April 5th.

Message from Jennifer Parkinson-Dow, Commodore

Dear Members:

After careful consideration, the Executive Committee has agreed to temporarily close the Club for the health and safety of our members and our community.  We are all being asked to stay at home over the coming weeks so we trust this measure this will not significantly impact you. 

The […]

Notice to Members from the Office of Boating Safety, Pacific Region

By |March 29th, 2020|Spreader|Comments Off on Notice to Members from the Office of Boating Safety, Pacific Region

Attention Recreational Boaters and Marine Community Members:

Please do your part to prevent the spread of COVID-19:

COVID-19 is a serious health threat, and the situation is evolving daily. Canadians, including those who are recreational boaters, should continue to think ahead about the actions that they can take to protect their health and safety, and prevent […]