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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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Coach Boat Christening – June 19th

By |May 24th, 2016

The HSC Sailing School invites you to the launching of our new instructor boats. Please join us on Sunday June 19th at noon for the christening ceremony.

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Commodore’s Log (April 2016)

By |April 18th, 2016

Hello HSC members.  I have been down at the club many times over the winter season and continue to be amazed at the activity both on and off the water, especially in the club’s workshops.  Both bays are full and both are booked into the spring.

Matt Sluyter’s repair job of the Co-op boat, stitching […]

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Note from the Rear Commodore

By |April 18th, 2016

With the summer season fast approaching here are some reminders and guidelines:

On the Water

Always wear your P.F.D. on the water.
Always have the proper safety gear including a whistle and a spare paddle.
Shipping lanes are not be crossed until reaching Navvy Jack Point
Sail-powered craft have the right of way over power craft, […]

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