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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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Some New Boats arrive at the Club

By |April 18th, 2016

Membership Secretary Dion Roseman celebrates arrival his brand-new boat

Dion was thrilled to receive his shiny new RS500 sailboat by special delivery to the club. The RS500 is becoming increasingly popular in Europe after having twice being voted as an ISAF Class and Sailboat of the Year.
Says Dion:
“There are an increasing number of these boats […]

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Co-op Report

By |April 18th, 2016

The HSC Co-op recently inspected the sailboats, kayaks and paddleboards in our fleet and we have a number of boats to give away to any member who might be interested in fixing one up for themselves.  We have a windsurfer, a Laser and a Tasar.  Free for the asking! If you are interested, please […]

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Hollyburners play an active part in The Southern Straits Race

By |April 18th, 2016

Two club stalwarts – Ian Darling and Sean Hulscher – were on the water for the 48th running of the Southern Straits Race, organized by the West Vancouver Yacht Club. And two other club stalwarts – Neil Carroll and Steve Britten – were in the air (so to speak), in their role as race […]

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