The Club

The UBC Sailing Club specializes in getting its members full access to many watersports, including  sailing, windsurfing, kayaking, and stand up paddle boarding all throughout the summer (and winter if you so dare!).  All this for an affordable rate makes UBC Sailing the largest club at Jericho Sailing Center! Go here for information on registering! After registering, check out our information for newcomers.


We have been offering students and community members affordable access to sailboats and sailing instruction for over 50 years and are the largest not-for-profit sailing club in Canada.

As a member, you enjoy unlimited access to sailboats, catamarans, kayaks, and windsurfers; Extensive and affordable lessons program; Fun and friendly environment like no other!

Recent News

The sailing club needs you! The club is run by the “exec”, a dedicated group of volunteers. They form a Executive/Steering committee and help run every aspect of the club, from lessons to boat repairs, to website design, key card system, social events, the sailing team, windsurfing, sailing, kayaking and budget management.

We are looking for candidates for several positions on the exec for 2018/19.

  • Unless otherwise indicated, positions are open to student and general (non-student) members.
  • Members may hold multiple positions.
  • If you would like to apply for a position, please email the Commodore at with the position(s) you are interested in. 
  • All nominations should be sent to Commodore no later than 24 hours before the election via email.
  • Elections for all exec positions will be held at the Annual General Meeting on Thursday October 4th, 7:00 pm in the NE/NW Rooms at Jericho Sailing Centre.

See below for a list of the positions on the exec for  2018/19 and the current candidate.

Executive Committee Positions and Candidates

(Current UBC Students Only)



Vice Commodore





Steering Committee Positions and Candidates



Recruitment Coordinator



 Othman Zeroual

Lessons Coordinator


Monohull Fleet Captain

Chee Chan

FJ Bosun

Kaan Ertan

Laser Bosun

Tom Lee

Vanguard Bosun

Scott Elgert

High Performance Fleet Captain


Skiff Bosun


Multihull Bosun (F18)

Pierre Beugnot

Multihull Bosun (Hobie)


Windsurfing Fleet Captain

Marcelo Chilinque

Windsurfing Lessons Coordinator

Yifei Zhang

Windsurfing Bosun

Arash Ghanbarzehie

Kayaking Fleet Captain

Alberto Contreras

Kayaking First Officer

Aaron Lee

Social Coordinator

 Othman Zeroual, Audrey Beugnot

Social Assistants (3)

Judy Reiman, Yuchen Xu, Peter Chen


Ella Li


 Emilie Desrochers


 Micki-Lee Smith

Power Boat Bosun



Adebola Ige


Tom Lee, Dan LaFreniere