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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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Spring Equinox Sunrise Flotilla – 2016

By |March 23rd, 2016

6am, getting Gwragedd Annwn ready to row A light rain begins to fall..

The clubhouse all lit up, first boat on the water.

The Kayaks gather on the beach in front of the clubhouse in a light rain.

Richard is happy to run the club safety boat. As with most club events, a safety boat is provided […]

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Commodores Log – February 2016

By |February 26th, 2016

Thank you for allowing me the privilege of serving HSC as commodore for 2016. I thank Commodore Don Smith and the Executive for their stewardship of the club in 2015. As in the past, the incoming Commodore and executive take over the helm of a strong and vibrant club due to the efforts and […]

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Note from the Rear Commodore

By |February 26th, 2016

As Rear Commodore, I look forward to helping out around the club for another year, and I thank those members who have paid attention to their boats throughout the winter months. I will continue to keep the lot presentable any new members coming in, and those who walk on the seawall. Please check on […]

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News from the latter part of 2015

By |February 26th, 2016

Congratulations to three members of the HSC Race Team for their outstanding performance in the BC Circuit. The Circuit is a year-long event that ends each fall. There are various stops throughout the province where sailors  accumulate points based on their performance and fleet size. In November three of our racers received awards at […]

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Dundarave Festival of Lights

By |February 26th, 2016

Thanks to Jill Thompson, Don Smith and Richard Howard for decorating the HSC tree in Dundarave.

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Report on the 2015 Annual General Meeting

By |February 26th, 2016

There was a great turnout for the brunch and AGM, and Commodore Don Smith summed up a year of great achievements: West Vancouver Mayor Michael Smith was the guest of honour at the Sail Past; there was an active program of events both on the water and in the clubhouse; the open house days […]

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The 2015 Club Awards

By |February 26th, 2016

Bob Hough Member of the Year: Leesa Reid and Mike McKenzie
Long Distance Trophy: Heather Drugge and Dan Campbell for their exploits in Mirror-16

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Boat of the Year: Heather and Dan
Co-op Member of the Year: Rueben Schulz

Gord Schneider Service Award: Trevor Lumb

Sportsmanship Award: Ben and Stuart Montgomery
Junior Sailor of the Year: Ryan McKenzie

Sailboat-Kayak Challenge: Isaac Mitchell and Maciej Sobczyk

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Kayak Report 

By |February 26th, 2016

It’s going to be an exciting year with lots of fun events and training opportunities for our growing number of enthusiastic paddlers!

The much enjoyed WOW will continue and as the weather gets warmer there will also be a Sunday afternoon drop-in for all paddlers.  The first kayaking event of the season is the Spring […]

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