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King Tide Crowns Club!

By |January 13th, 2021

Winds from the South-West with a 16.1 foot King Tide washed debris into our East yard this morning. Winds from the South-West are the worst at a high tide for the club.

Sand and debris washed into the East yard by the tide, waves and winds.

The high tide was at 6:43 this morning…16.1 feet.

King […]

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New front steps for the New Year

By |January 7th, 2021

Our Vice Commodore, Trevor, has overseen the replacement of our front stairs.

Builder Zoran of Markovic Homes rebuilt our front stairs

The stairs were replaced Christmas week and are now ready. The upstairs washrooms are open for member use. The downstairs washrooms are closed for repair. Please use the upstairs washrooms.

The stair replacement […]

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Rear Commodore starts the year out quietly, with a January 2nd “work-party”

By |January 2nd, 2021

Our new Rear Commodore, Antje, started 2021 out with a quiet work-party to cut-up and remove two derelict boats from the yard.

This is what happens to “derelict” boats in the yard!…So that is what the inside of a laser looks like.

With Covid restrictions being what they are, One member volunteered to cut-up and remove […]

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Season’s Greetings

By |December 22nd, 2020

Hollyburn Sailing Club wishes everyone a Healthy, Happy Holiday Season and a Merry New Year.

Sadly, due to the Covid restrictions, Christmas events and New Year’s Day racing is cancelled.

Members are invited to get out on the water in a socially responsible way. Please follow all Covid-19 protocols and wear a mask while […]

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Hollyburn Sailing Club Junior Training Program Summer 2020

By |December 11th, 2020

Thank you to Jonah MacKinnon for supplying the video.

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Winter is coming…Winter is here!

By |December 6th, 2020

Hello Hollyburn Sailing Club members. Winter is upon us again. With the storms just around the corner, please secure your racked boat (kayaks mainly) to the rack so they do not get blown off. See photo below:

Kayaks blown off of racks

Sailboat owners, please tarp your boats well for the rain […]

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West Ballenas Island is now officially a Park!!!!

By |December 4th, 2020

News release from BC Parks Foundation.

Club Member Mel Turner is thanked in Paragraph 7 and the Hollyburn Sailing Club is thanked in Paragraph 9!

It’s official, you did it!The purchase of West Ballenas Island is now complete!What a story! The thing that makes this story so unique and remarkable is that it happened not because […]

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HSC’s 2020 Forest of Miracles Christmas Tree

By |December 2nd, 2020

Sometime early this week HSC Christmas Elfs decorated the Sailing Club’s tree at the Dundarave Forest Of Miracles.

HSC’s Forest of Miracles tree ready to be decorated.

Fit for a Sailing Club, our tree features a Port, Aft and Starboard lighting scheme.

Our decorations feature our “Messages in a bottle”, sailboat, paddle, lifering, buoy, signal flags and […]

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Our own Mel Turner, the Secretary for the Elder’s Council for Parks in BC wishes to announce: West Ballenas Island is going to be a park thanks to You!!!

By |November 25th, 2020

You Did It!!!!!!!!

This is an unbelievable story. Thousands of British Columbians, and people from around the world, have come together to protect a beautiful place, forever, through the spirit of gratitude. 

We have a feeling this story is not over and is part of something much bigger. If you want to continue to contribute, all additional […]

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A message from our waterfront partners, Ocean Ambassadors

By |November 25th, 2020

#Giving Tuesday

#Giving Tuesday

One week until #GivingTuesday! Help Ocean Ambassadors to Inspire the Next Generation to Care for Our OceansDuring these challenging times, many of us have relied on nature to help reduce stress levels, improve mental health and stay physically active. We hope that your connection to nature has helped you to stay happy and healthy […]

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