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Wooden Boat Show 2016 – a great success

By |September 12th, 2016

To all the volunteers who made the 2016 Wooden Boat Show such a great day:
If the objective of the Wooden Boat Show was to raise the level of public awareness of the club, AND to have some fun, I think to day was a great success. Fortunately we had great weather today, sunshine, but […]

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Michael Lewis

By |August 16th, 2016

The Hollyburn Sailing Club notes with regret the passing of West Vancouver Counselor Michael Lewis, who has died after a short illness at the age of 66. Michael was the Guest of Honour at our 2014 Sail Past, and we wish to express our condolences to his family, and to the Mayor and Counselors […]

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Canada Day – 2016

By |July 10th, 2016

Canada Day is one of the most popular race days in the HSC calendar and this year was no exception as we had 8 boats on the water for a total of 4 races. We had a good steady 6 knot breeze out of the east and almost flat water for the racing, perfect […]

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R2AK 2016 – Team Coastal Express passes Seymour Narrows

By |July 3rd, 2016

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

Congratulations to team Coastal Express.

Next checkpoint, Bella Bella.

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R2AK 2016 – Team Coastal Express

By |June 25th, 2016

What do you get when you take two former HSC Commodores, a Mirror 16 and a Race to Alaska?

Team Coastal Express!

Our intrepid members have made the crossing from Port Townsend to Victoria on Thursday and then the “real” race starts from Victoria on June 26th at noon.

Their leg 2 plan is to try to […]

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Spring Surf Regatta 2016

By |June 10th, 2016

The club hosted the first ever HSC Spring Surf Regatta.  At first light, the yard was packed with optimist dinghies waiting for the racing to begin.

The committee boats were readied.

The racers rig their boats

 

The marks go out

 

Final race instructions on the beach

Laser start

Optimist start

End of the day-retrieving the duty boats

De-rigging the boats for the […]

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Community Day 2016

By |June 10th, 2016

Hollyburn Sailing Club opens its doors for West Vancouver Community Days!

Citizens and sailors alike are welcomed!

Music was provided by Constantin and Steve.

Roy Sets up Gracie Too outside of the fence

Past Commodore, Commodore and Past Past Commodore and one lucky member are the parade contingent

Thank you to all who visited Hollyburn Sailing Club on Community […]

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Sentinel Boys Club Walkathon

By |June 1st, 2016

At Sentinel Secondary School, The Boys Club organized a Walkathon for June 1st to raise awareness for the Syrian Refugee Crisis. The Boys Club Network walked past the Hollyburn Sailing Club, from the Ambleside Youth Centre to John Lawson Park and back, covering a distance of 5 km. The purpose is to raise awareness […]

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HSC Spring Surf Regatta – June 4/5th 2016

By |June 1st, 2016

The 2015 HSC Spring Surf Regatta, hosted by the Hollyburn Sailing Club, will be sailed off the shores of West Vancouver. In late spring, the North Shore is known for its consistent fresh and reliable breezes. Winds are generally light in the morning and gradually building into a fresh Westerly inflow wind in the […]

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Olympic Sailor’s Report

By |May 24th, 2016

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