October 29, 2017 Tsunami News

UBCSC Windsurfing Derigging Party and Gear Swap

UBCSC Windsurfing is hosting a Derigging Party and Gear Swap!

When: November 4, 2017 (Saturday)
Time: 10am – 2pm
Where: near L2 Sails (east side of Jericho Sailing Centre)

Everyone is welcome, including beginners interested in learning more about how to set up and de-rig windsurfing equipment or folks curious about windsurfing too.
We will need lots of helpful hands that day!!
Posted by your fleet captain, Marcelo 


Contact Windsurfing Fleet Captain for questions: windsurfing@ubcsailing.org


Monohull Work Party

When: November 4, 2017 (Saturday)
Time: 10am – 2pm
Where: By the boats

No RSVPing necessary — you can just show up.
We need help for the FJ’s, Lasers and Vanguards.
Work parties are a great way to learn boat maintenance skills while meeting new people you can sail with! We hope to see you there!
Contact Monohull Fleet Captain if you have questions: monohull@ubcsailing.org


October Photo Contest

And the winner is…
Chee Fong Chan

Congratulations to Chee for winning October’s photo contest.

Winter is coming but our photo contest is still on! Go outside/inside to take photos and you could be the next winner! Entry is easy as pie:
1) Take a photo related to UBC Sailing Club
2) Post it to the Facebook group UBC Sailing Club, share it publicly,
and tag it with #UBCSailing
3) Each month, the club will award the author of the best photo with one work hour! Multiple submissions are allowed and encouraged! Videos are also allowed.
Help get out the word about our awesome club!


Sailing Team Updates

UBC Sailing Team athletes were competing at CICSA Fleet Race Championships in the past weekend (Oct 25th – 26th) (Canadian Nationals) as well as North North Regatta in our U.S. conference, which is also Sailing Team’s Fall NWICSA Conference Championship Ranking Regatta!

Later this month is Frosh/Soph Regatta (Nov. 5th and 6th), followed by the final regatta of the year Pacific Coast Championships in Santa Barbara California. PCC is the largest regatta of the fall where the Sailing Team are competing against 20 universities including Stanford, UCLA, and many of the UC schools.

Sailing Team will also be having a fundraiser sailing event co-hosted with RYU on Nov. 16th where there will be a chill sailing-related workout with a hiking bench, drinks, a guest speaker, and then 25% off anything in the store! More info is to come but other members of the sailing club community are definitely welcome to join!

For more information on the sailing team:

Annual General Meeting Recap

The club held its Annual General Meeting (AGM) on October 4th. We discussed this season, held an open forum, and elected our Executive and Steering Committees.