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Missing Coop SUP

By |October 12th, 2020

If you have any information about the Missing Coop SUP, please let Rueben know at: coopcaptain@hollyburnsailingclub.ca

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Race Team Sunday at the Club

By |September 20th, 2020

The Fall 2020 Race Team practicing at the Club.

The team has been split up to adhere to Covid-19 protocols. No more than 50 students and instructors in a group.

To get on the Race Team, contact our Fleet Captain at: fleet@hollyburnsailingclub.ca

Or our Training Officer at training@hollyburnsailingclub.ca

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Mirror Dinghy Cruise 2020

By |August 21st, 2020

Hi everyone,

Here’s more information on the now globally famous west coast dinghy cruise. Dates are still the same Aug 28 to Sept 6.

The plan is to launch from Lund and sail with all our gear to the Copeland Islands. These islands are in a Provincial Marine Park.

We set up camp on the Copelands. There […]

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Message from Transport Canada’s Office of Boating Safety and Vancouver Open Water Swimming Association

By |July 28th, 2020

Transport Canada’s Office of Boating Safety and Vancouver Open Water Swimming Association would like to remind all boaters to operate their vessels safely, in accordance with the law and the principles of safe boating practices. Irresponsible boating activity could endanger the boater, passengers, and other water way users. In warmer weather boaters should to […]

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Seen at the Club…

By |July 25th, 2020

Covid-19 compliant boaters at the Hollyburn Sailing Club. Masks worn in the yard. Rubber gloves for disinfecting. Small family “bubble”. Social distancing. ALSO: PFDs, sun protection, bailer, and communications device in waterproof bag. Note the disinfection station (grey object in background).

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Sailing School running at top speed.

By |July 21st, 2020

July, 2020. The Hollyburn Sailing Club Summer Sailing School is running at top Covid-19 compliant speed.

Our Training Officer, Our Instructor Staff and the Club Executive worked all spring on making the Sailing School Training Programme Covid-19 compliant.

We developed a Training Program Safety Plan and posted it for all Instructors, Students, Staff, […]

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Stave Lake Paddle and Mount Robbie Reid hike

By |July 19th, 2020

Maciej is considering kayaking and hiking camping trip for the long weekend in the beginning of August with the following agenda:

July 30th (Thursday) –evening – load kayaks at HSC.

July 31 (Friday) – early morning drive to Stave Lake.

Paddle approx. 30 km to end of Stave Lake and camp at the abandoned loggers camp (it […]

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HSC Kayak Fleet Paddles to Anvil Island and hikes to top

By |July 19th, 2020

Photos courtesy of: Sergey Pochikovskiy, Tim Wiens, Martin Ortmayr (and his drone) and Beverly Ann Lehman.

Hollyburn has good tradition of paddling Howe Sound. Over last year’s we had a chance to paddle and row by Anvil a few times and camp with the view on the Leading Peak (765m). This trip was to complete […]

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Kayak Fleet starts out for Bowen Island, ends up Indian Arm!?!?

By |July 8th, 2020

Wrong-way Maciej?

How did this happen? Words from our Kayak Captain himself:

Plan for Sunday June 28th was to circumnavigate Bowen as we did last year. On Saturday, even in Ambleside, wind and swell were substantial. Forecast for Howe Sound was 30 to 40 km/h. Not necessarily best for kayaking. Last minute change of plan […]

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July 12th paddle to Anvil Island and hike to top.

By |July 7th, 2020

Sunday July 12th Paddle to Anvil Island with additional target to climb to the top of the mountain.

–           load kayaks on cars on July 11th

–           Meet at Porteau Cove approximately 6 am (to be confirmed on Friday we need to have moderate wind on the way back consequently we will adjust launch […]

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